Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rotator – Issue #43, May 25, 2017

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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, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.  Have a wonderful and safe weekend.
Our next meeting will be on Thursday, June 1.  Our guest speakers, Jennifer LeSar and Kris Kuntz of LeSar Development, and Rick Gentry from the San Diego Housing Commission, will address homelessness in San Diego.  
  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, and info on upcoming events and meetings
  • On page 3, find information on our 2017-18 Committee Sign-Up
  • On pages 4-5, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Rotator – Issue #42, May 18, 2017

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

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, May 25.  We will be joined by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum for a special presentation to the Tijuana Rotary Club in support of Phase 2 of their Community Center. Both Mayors, along with Malin Burnham, will discuss our mega region and the importance of mutual collaboration. Members from the Tijuana Rotary Club will also be in attendance.  
  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, info on upcoming events and meetings, and meet our newest member
  • On page 3, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
  • On pages 4-6, meet the newest recipients of our Diana Venable Scholarship and read letters from past winners to find out how they are doing in college.
Thank you to Nancy Laturno-Bojanic of Mainly Mozart for sponsoring the news at our meeting.

James Halliday

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Education-Technology

James is the California Director of LRNG, a national effort that networks learning and career opportunities throughout entire cities and organizations for young people, especially those from underserved communities. Although based here in San Diego, he also works in the Bay area and in Sacramento.

He is a multi-generational San Diegan. He grew up in Mission Hills and attended San Diego High School.

After graduating from Stanford, James spent 12 years in Turkey as a journalist, an entrepreneur and as a administrator at a top university there.

He attributes his commitment to service to his late grandfather, who taught him to embrace public service and lifelong learning, both personally and professionally.

John Wertz, Chris Yanov and Judy McDonald were his sponsors.

 

Rotator – Issue #41, May 11, 2017

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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 meeting will be on Thursday, May 18.  Our panel of expert guest speakers will be speaking about emergency preparedness and response for senior citizens.  Our speakers include Scott Tarde, CEO & Executive Director of the George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, Pauline Thomas, RN, QAS, with the Public Health Preparedness and Response for the County of San Diego, and Justin Weber, Executive Director of Casa de Manana.  
  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, and info on upcoming events and meetings
  • On pages 3 & 4, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
Thank you to Ray McKewon of the Xceptional Music Company for sponsoring the news at our meeting.

Rotator – Issue #40, May 4, 2017

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

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, May 11.  Our guest speaker will be singer, songwriter Peter Yarrow, from the famous trio Peter Paul and Mary.  

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, and info on upcoming events and meetings
  • On page 3, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
  • On page 4, read about our RI Foundation Committee’s trip to the Kakuma Refugee Camp

Thank you to Cheryl Wilson of St. Paul’s Senior Homes & Services for sponsoring the news at our meeting.

George Kaplan, M.D.

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Retired-Medicine-Pediatric Urology

Dr. George Kaplan recently retired as a pediatric urologist at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, where he has also served as chief of surgery and chief of staff. He is a distinguished professor of clinical surgery at UCSD School of Medicine.

In 1969, Dr. Kaplan moved to San Diego to start a private practice. He was the first urologist west of the Mississippi to focus solely on pediatric urology. In 1987, at Rady Children’s, he established a fellowship in pediatric urology, one of the first to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Kaplan has authored more than 300 articles and text book chapters and co-authored one textbook.

In December 2016, Club 33 honored George with the club’s distinguished MacLaggan Award which recognizes individuals who have made an impact in the lives of children.

Doug Arbon, Alan Spector and Tom Vecchione were his sponsors.

Rotator – Issue #39, April 27, 2017

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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 meeting will be on Thursday, May 4. Club 33 members Phil Blair and Jenni Prisk will be helping us to brush up on our 30-second elevator pitch!.

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, and info on upcoming events and meetings
  • On page 3, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
  • On page 4, read about Saturday’s Rotarian at Word Day and how you can dowload the San Diego Rotary app to see the photos of the event