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Rotator – Issue #17, November 7, 2019

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The Rotary office will be closed on Monday, November 11.  Please contact the office on Tuesday if you would like to drop off your auction items.  Thank you. 

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, November 14.  Our guest speaker will be USCG Captain Timothy Barelli.  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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events, including our Dec 3 Holiday Celebration at the Timken
  • On page 3, find the wish list for the Senior Services Committee’s Warm Clothes Drive happening this Thursday
  • On page 4, find our Auction Save the Date for Dec 5
  • On page 5, read about how our Military Affairs Committee made it an extra special program for our military guests
  • On page 6, see the many wonderful faces at our Salute to Military program

Rotator – Issue #16, October 31, 2019

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, November 7.    It will be our annual Salute to Military program. Join us as we welcome over 60 enlisted and officer rank active duty military personnel and guest speaker Sergeant Major Ray McGinnis of the Wounded Warrior Battalion-West (Camp Pendleton). 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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events, and meet our newest member
  • On page 3, find our Auction Save the Date–thank you to Phil Blair, Mel Katz and Manpower, Mark Stuart and the San Diego Foundation, Kimberley Layton and the Los Angeles Chargers, and Tom Cohen and Barry Slatt Mortgage for sponsoring our Auction.  More sponsorships are available! 
  • On page 4, find information on our upcoming Annual Senior Services Warm Clothes Drive on Nov. 14
  • On page 5, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Thank you to Ben Wood of  B Wood Insurance Agency for sponsoring the News at our meeting. 

Eric Beste

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Law-Litigation Practice, Additional Active

Eric is a litigation partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

He is originally from Long Island, NY.  He completed his undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and then attended Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, where he met his wife, Anne.  They have been married for 23 years and have three children, one of whom is a sophomore at Northwestern.

Before going private, Eric spent the last 22 years of his career in public service. He started as a federal prosecutor for the US Department of Justice in D.C., then moved to San Diego to work for the US Attorney’s Office, which is where he met his club sponsor and role model, Roger Haines.

Eric says he learned from Roger that “your persuasiveness is not in the volume of your voice, but in your credibility and conviction.”

Roger Haines, Walter Lam and Jeff Hill were his sponsors

Rotator – Issue #15, October 24, 2019

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 31.  Our guest speakers will be Geoff Longenecker, Founder of Seven Caves Distillery and current President of the San Diego Distillers Guild, and Bill Rogers, owner of Liberty Call Distilling Co.  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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events, including the Auction’s Bring Your Wine To Rotary Day on Oct 31
  • On page 3, find our Auction Save the Date–thank you to Phil Blair, Mel Katz and Manpower, Mark Stuart and the San Diego Foundation and Kimberley Layton and the Los Angeles Chargers for sponsoring our Auction.  More sponsorships are available! 
  • On page 4, find Membership news
  • On page 5, find information on our upcoming Annual Senior Services Warm Clothes Drive on Nov. 14
  • On page 6, read how our Don’t Wait Vaccinate Committee is educating our Hoover Interact students on the importance of vaccines
  • On page 7, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Thank you to Mike Conner of Phoenix Water Management for sponsoring the News at our meeting. 

Revel Stark

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Commercial Lending

Revel is the Director of Business Development for Innovative Capital Corporation.  He is a 2004 SDSU graduate.

Revel’s company recently led a fundraising effort for fellow Club 33 member Jabez LeBret’s Sisu Academy (tuition-free boarding high school for girls) and offered a $5,000 match.  They are also rehabbing a residential care facility near SDSU to be utilized as a transitional home by a local-non-profit.  And recently, Revel started working with the Tariq Khamisa Foundation.

His father was a Rotarian and Revel wrote a paper in high school discussing the 4-Way Test (and won!)  He and his wife, Melissa, have two young children who keep them very busy.  It is his desire to give them a visible example of the importance of giving back to the community.

David Oates, Frank Caperino and Doug Taber were his sponsors

 

Annie Rodriguez

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Social Services-GenerateHope

Annie is the Executive Director of GenerateHope, a non-profit that serve San Diego’s sex trafficking victims by providing long-term, comprehensive programs.

She has over 25 years of experience working in non-profit organizations and 17 years of experience working in positions of leadership. She received a Master of Social Work in 2005 and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 2001 from San Diego State University. Early in her career she had the opportunity to serve as a therapist for foster youth who have been sexually exploited.

Annie is a native San Diegan who is deeply invested in the community and demonstrates this through her passion for leading quality programs. She lives in Carlsbad with her husband and two sons. She and her family are long time members of Calvary Chapel Carlsbad, where Annie has been serving in the Children’s Ministry for over 15 years.

Duke Sobek, Mona Minton and Wendy McKinney were her sponsors

 

Rotator – Issue #14, October 17, 2019

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 24.  Our guest speaker will be Denise Mueller-Korenek, the world record American cyclist . 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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events, including the Auction’s Bring Your Wine To Rotary Day on Oct 31
  • On page 3, Auction Save the Date-thank you to Phil Blair and Mel Katz of Manpower for sponsoring our Auction.  More sponsorships are available! 
  • On page 4, find info on our next Fishing Trip and meet our newest member
  • On page 5, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Thank you to Greg Noonan of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices for sponsoring the News at our meeting. 

Dan Schneiderman

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Law-Litigation Practice, A.A.

Dan is a Partner at Witan Law Group LLP.  He is a business litigator and trial attorney for companies and individuals involved in commercial, real estate and personal injury disputes.

Dan graduated from UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis School of Law.  He moved to San Diego in February 2018 and considers himself  a “ wanna-be writer.”

Steve Coopersmith, David Oates and Frank Caperino were his sponsors

 

Rotator – Issue #13, October 10, 2019

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 17.  Our guest speaker will be Scott Brunner, FBI Special Agent at the San Diego Field Office. 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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events
  • On page 3, find information on the next club Fishing Trip
  • On page 4, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Thank you to Toni Giffin of Goodwill Industries for sponsoring the News at our meeting. 

Rotator – Issue #12, September 26, 2019

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Our next meeting will be on Thursday, October 3.  Our guest speaker will be Don Buchheit, Regional Director of the San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective. 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 information on all of our upcoming programs and events, and find membership news
  • On page 3, find information on our upcoming Auction and on Camp Enterprise Legacy applications
  • On page 4, see what our some of our fabulous committees and Rotarians have been up to
  • On page 5, see the many wonderful faces in our crowd

Thank you to Craig Evanco of Evanco Realty Advisors, Inc. for sponsoring the News at our meeting.