Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rotator – Issue #12, September 24, 2015

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator: Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org

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Our next program is on October 1st with guest speaker Dr. James Harris, President of USD.
• On page 2, find Quick Bits, our calendar of upcoming programs, Grotarian events and birthdays
• See photos from our Mrs. San Diego program on page 3
• On page 4, find new members approved by the Board and the latest news on the Quench and Connect project
Thank you to John Peelle of Peelle Wealth Management, LLC for sponsoring the news at the meeting

Rotator – Issue #11, September 17, 2015

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:  Any questions?  Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org

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Our next program is on September 24 and will be our 2015 Mrs. San Diego program honoring Betty Peabody. Guest speakers will be Mayor Faulconer, Bob Rogers (Peabody family), Dr. Stanley Maloy (Dean, College of Sciences, SDSU) and former State Senator Christine Kehoe.

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, our calendar of upcoming programs, Grotarian events and birthdays – Also find information about our upcoming Rotary After Hours event and membership news.
  • See the wonderful faces in our crowd on page 3
  • On page 4, see what our Girl Scouts Committees have been up to
  • Thank you to Larry Stirling for sponsoring the news at the meeting

Julia Holladay

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J HolladayLife Transition Coach

Julia is the sole proprietor of Personal Mastery Coaching.  She coaches clients in professional and personal transitions, specializing in non-financial retirement options to more fully actualize life in the second half.

She received her Master of Arts Degree in Leadership Studies at USD and is a Certified Professional and Retirement Coach.  Julia is also a volunteer mentor and coach with the International Rescue Committee.

Peg Eddy, Jackie Meyer and Jim Groen were her sponsors.

Rotator – Issue #10, September 10, 2015

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator: Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.

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Our next program is on September 17. Our guest speaker will be Gary Weitzman, President and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society
• On page 2, find Quick Bits, our calendar of upcoming programs, Grotarian events and birthdays.
• See the wonderful faces in our crowd on page 3.
• On page 4, find photos of our 2015 Committee Showcase.
• On page 5, find event information for our next Rotary After Hours event and Membership news.
• Get updated on our Uganda Solar Cooker Club Foundation project on page 6
Thank you to Pat Caughey of Wimmer Yamada & Caughey for sponsoring the news at the meeting.

Christopher Yanov

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Chris YanovYouth Organization – Reality Changers

Chris is the Founder and President of this non-profit organization that focuses on preparing inner-city youth for college.  The program began with just $300, yet the first-generation college students of Reality Changers have now earned over $80 million in scholarships.

Chris enjoys stand-up paddle boarding and indoor soccer.

Gil Johnson, Phil Blair and Richard Gentry were his sponsors.

Brad Gastineau

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Brad GastineauCPA-International

Brad is a Partner with Gatto, Pope & Walwick, LLP, a public accounting firm that specializes in tax and audit services.

He has an identical twin brother that is also a partner with the firm.

Brad enjoys surfing, running, playing guitar and being active.

Laura Buckley, Keith McKenzie and David Oates were his sponsors.

Rotator – Issue #9 September 3, 2015

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator: Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org. The Rotary office will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Have a great weekend!

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Our next program is on September 10. We are having our annual Committee Showcase beginning at 11:15 with our regular program at 12:30. Our guest speaker will be District Governor Janice Kurth.
• On page 2, find Quick Bits, our calendar of upcoming programs, Grotarian events and birthdays.
• See the wonderful faces in our crowd on page 3.
• On page 4, find Membership news and information about our next Rotary After Hours event.
• On page 5, find a message from our Rotary Cares Committee and also some San Diego Rotary history that was shared at our meeting.
Thank you to David Oates of Stalwart Communications for sponsoring the news at the meeting.

Suzanne LaTour

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Suzanne LaTour 1Golf Instruction

Suzanne is President and owner of the GolfTEC franchise for the San Diego Region, which includes 3 locations and a fourth coming in 2017. GolfTEC is a world leader in golf lessons, using advance technology to improve help people play better golf.  She is also an advisor for Merrill Lynch, with 24 years experience in the financial services industry.

Suzanne is President of the San Diego Women’s Foundation and enjoys snow sports, hiking with her dog, and of course, golf!

Sheryl Reichert, Stan Lawrence and Glenn Younger were her sponsors.

 

Simona Valanciute

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Simona Valenciute 1Senior Services

Simona is the CEO of San Diego OASIS, an non-profit that promotes healthy living for seniors and children.  She is an advocate for senior-friendly policies both locally and nationally and is a member of the American Society on Aging (ASA) and the San Diego Aging & Technology Coalition.

Simona grew up in Lithuania but has lived in San Diego for the past 19 years. English is the third language she learned. She is fluent in Lithuanian and Russian. She enjoys international travel, gourmet cooking and playing the kankles and skudaciai (Lithuanian folk instruments).

Bill Wise, Dick Eger and Jan McDonough were her sponsors.