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Speaker: October 27th, 2015: Nicole Pearson: Outside the Bowl: The Power of the Super Kitchen

One-sixth of the world’s population will go to bed hungry and we have developed a unique solution to address this problem. Outside the Bowl designs, constructs and oversees high capacity super kitchens in impoverished countries including Mexico, Haiti and South Africa. Since 2007, their kitchens have cooked over 11 million […]

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Speaker: October 20th, 2015: Don Wells and Vanessa Davis, Just In Time for Foster Youth

Just in Time for Foster Youth engages a caring community to help transitioning foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being. JIT envision’s a future in which every youth leaving the foster care system has a community of caring adults waiting for them after 18.

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Surf Beat: September 29th, 2015

   September 29th, 2015        A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting: Welcome and Introductions: President Lora Fisher called to order the 3,325th meeting of the Rotary Club of La Jolla, and the 13th of our Rotary year. Invocation: Mike Sedloff provided a thoughtful invocation Pledge: Craig Schniepp led a spirited Pledge Song: Ron […]

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Speaker: October 13th: Josh Lawson: Haiti

Since 2010 Josh has traveled to Haiti 15 times. Each time with a different team and objective. He will share from his first hand experiences, discussing travel expectations and the impact teams have had on Haiti but most importantly the impact Haiti has had on him.

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Surf Beat: September 22nd, 2015

   September 22nd, 2015  A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting: Welcome and Introductions: President Lora Fisher welcomed members to La Jolla Rotary’s 3,324th meeting since its founding (and 12th meeting of the current year)! Invocation: Chuck Marsh Pledge: John Todd Song: Gwyn Jones led everyone in “My Country ‘Tis of […]

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November 10th, 2015: Guest Speaker : Marc Tayer: Televisionaries, the inside story of the digital TV revolution

Marc Tayer wrote and published Televisionaries this year. It is a nonfiction book about the invention of digital television (in San Diego 25 years ago) and how this technology transformed the TV/media business during the ensuing quarter century.   Check Out His Website Here

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Surf Beat: September 15, 2015

   September 15th, 2015  A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting: Welcome and Introductions: President Lora Fisher reminded all that at lunchtime on Tuesdays, “there’s no better place to be than La Jolla Rotary!” Invocation: Jane Reldan Pledge: Ron Spelman Song: Carlos Gutierrez, “Come Fly With Me”  Vistors:  President Lora Fisher and Fellow […]

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Surf Beat: September 8th, 2015

 September 8th, 2015     Charles Marsh spun the wheel and, when it settled on Rotarian’s Choice, graciously advanced the needle to $150!  A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting: Welcome and Introductions: Past and Acting President Kate Adams welcomed everyone. She announced that she had missed the last few meetings as […]

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Surf Beat: September 1st, 2015

   September 1st, 2015  A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting:  Welcome and Introductions: Acting (and former) President Ted Rutter introduced the meeting, teasing President Lora Fisher about “bailing on her responsibilities”, after pointing out that when  he started in the club, Dick Woltman was absent for much of the year, and […]

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Speaker: September 1st, 2015: Charles Hartford: Think Inside the Box

“Thinking Inside the Box” will be a short discussion on the significance of support from home for our deployed service men and women. I’ll speak to my own experiences of receiving care packages and the effort of one woman to make a difference through “Operation Gratitude”

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Speaker: September 29th:Cindy Stankowski: San Diego Archaeological Center

  Cindy Stankowski is the Director of the San Diego Archaeological Center.  Her personal commitment is to continue to have a positive impact in the community by making new ideas and information accessible in the museum setting. Ms. Stankowski received a Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in Anthropology from San Diego State […]

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Surf Beat: August 25th, 2015

   August 25th, 2015    A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting:  Welcome and Introductions: Meeting called to order at 12:30 by President Lora Fisher Invocation: Claire Reese, The Lord’s Prayer Pledge: Bill Boehm Song: Gwyn Jones, who turns 50 in one week, was “Happy Birthday”. Visitors: President Lora Fisher and Club […]

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Speaker: September 22nd – Mark Neville-San Diego Bowl Game Association

  San Diego Bowl Games: Benefitting our Community The mission of the non-profit San Diego Bowl Game Association is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by presenting the nation’s most exciting and entertaining bowl games and festivals of events. The San […]

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Surf Beat: August 18th, 2015

   August 18th, 2015    A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting:  Welcome and Introductions:President Lora Fisher was back from the birth of her second grandchild, and presided over the meeting. She opened the meeting by pointing out that there is no better place to spend Tuesday at noon than lunch […]

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Speaker: September 15th, 2015: Mark Sickman: La Jolla Playwright

Mark Sickman is a longtime resident of La Jolla.  He is a veteran dramatist with over 200 productions, small and large, from coast to coast.  These include two off-Broadway runs.     Mark’s new show ROPE was a multiple award-winner in New York’s Venus Theater Festival and enjoyed a very successful […]

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2015/ 2016 Leadership

Pres., Rotary Club of La Jolla:
Lora Fisher
Ken King
Governor, District 5340:
Janice Kurth
Rotary International Pres.: