Monthly Archives: April 2018

Rotator – Issue #39, April 26, 2018

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, May 3. Our guest speaker will be Daniel Paramo, Warden at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. Click here for more program details. Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, find Membership and Interact news, and information on Mr./Mrs./Ms. San Diego nominations
  • On page 4, see photos from the Grotarian event at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
  • On page 5, see the many wonderful faces at the District Four-Way Test Speech Contest
  • On page 6, see the photos from this year’s Rotarians At Work Day

 

Rotator – Issue #38, April 19 2018

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, April 26. For the second consecutive year, Club 33 will be hosting the District 5340 Four-Way Test Speech Finals. Watch these amazing high school students overcome their fear of public speaking to tell us about themselves and issues of concern to them, all while showing us how their topic stacks up against the Four-Way Test standard. Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, find information on Mr./Mrs./Ms. San Diego nominations. Also, see how you can vote Club 33 as The 2018 Most Admired Service Organization
  • On page 4, read about how Camp Enterprise has inspired another student
  • On page 5, meet our newest members
  • On page 6, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Rob Strasberg

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Social Service and Welfare-Humble Design

Rob is the Co-CEO of Humble Design, a non-profit that helps families and veterans transitioning out of homelessness by providing donated furnishings and design services.  He shares oversight of the company with his wife, Treger.

They started the company in Detroit.  It has since grown in Chicago, Seattle and now San Diego, with the help of national sponsors such as U-Haul, Starbucks, Crate and Barrel and Microsoft.

Rob is from Long Island, New York where he met his wife (who is originally from El Cajon.)  They have two children.

Bill Wise, Alan Spector and Dick Eger were  his sponsors .

 

Toni Giffin

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Social Service and Welfare-Goodwill Industries

Toni is the President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Diego County.

She is a native Californian; born in Temple City and raised in Rancho Mirage.  She moved to Chula Vista after marrying her husband John, a retired Methodist minister of 36 years.  They have 7 children and 5 grandchildren.

Toni is an outdoor enthusiast.  She loves gardening, hiking, fishing and golf.  Three things that have formed her into who she is today:  faith, family and Goodwill.

Mike Rowan, Bob Russell and Micah Parzen were her sponsors .

 

Rotator – Issue #37, April 12, 2018

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, April 19.  Our guest speaker will be former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox.
We were recently informed that President Fox will need to return to Mexico City on Wednesday evening, and therefore will be speaking to us on Thursday remotely via Skype instead. 
Any questions?  Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.
Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:
  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, vote Club 33 as The 2018 Most Admired Service Organization for the Malin Burnham Awards
  • On page 4, meet our newest members
  • On page 5, see what our Interacts and Rotaracts have been up to
  • On page 6, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
Thank you to Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP for sponsoring the news at our meeting.

Rotator – Issue #37, April 12, 2018

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, April 19. Our guest speaker will be former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox.
We were recently informed that President Fox will need to return to Mexico City on Wednesday evening, and therefore will be speaking to us on Thursday remotely via Skype instead.
Any questions? Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, vote Club 33 as The 2018 Most Admired Service Organization for the Malin Burnham Awards
  • On page 4, meet our newest members
  • On page 5, see what our Interacts and Rotaracts have been up to
  • On page 6, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

    Thank you to Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP for sponsoring the news at our meeting.

Raymond Simas

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Banking-Regional, Additional Active

Raymond is Vice President and Branch Manager of HomeStreet Bank in Point Loma.

He says his favorite hobby is volunteering.  His immigrant parents taught him the importance of giving back to the community.  Raymond is proud to be involved with several non-profit organizations, including the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation.

Andrea da Rosa, Todd Hoff and Mike Morton were his sponsors .

 

Price Adams

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Public Relations-Regional, Additional Active

Price is Vice President of Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Public Relations.

She is proud to be continuing the legacy of Rotarians in her family.  Club 33 member Jay Arnett is her father. She remembers attending her first Rotary meeting at the age of 13, and attending Camp Enterprise when she was a junior in high school. She is named after her grandmother (whose maiden name was Price) and who was a tireless volunteer and taught Price to give back to her community.

She is an avid craft beer fan and loves scuba diving. She and her husband Brad have a 4-year old son and 9-month old twin girls.

Jay Arnett, Tom Gable and Dick Troncone were her sponsors .

 

Joan Bullock

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Education-Law School Administration

Joan is the president and dean for  Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

She moved from Orlando, Florida to San Diego last July to join TJSL.  Her husband and 3 sons still reside in Orlando.

She is a graduate of Michigan State, received her law degree from the University of Toledo and received her MBA from the University of Michigan.

Joan wanted to join Rotary because she feels very strongly about making a positive difference in the lives of others.

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

 

Rotator – Issue #36, April 5, 2018

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, April 12.  Our guest speaker will be local attorney and former Los Angeles prosecutor Bob Brewer. Bob will talk about his experience of a lifetime: prosecuting a soviet spy!  Click here for program details.  Any questions?  Please contact Mary at mary@rotary33.org.

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Be sure to read the following stories in The Rotator:

  • On page 2, find Quick Bits, birthdays, upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, meet our newest members and find information on Rotarians at Work Day
  • On page 4, find information on the Four-Way Test Speech Contests, Camp Enterprise and the District Conference
  • On page 5, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd
  • On page 6, thank you to Christy White and Allison Whitney for their sponsored ads
Thank you to Allison Whitney for sponsoring the news at our meeting.