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Speaker: August 4th: Rick Schwartz: San Diego Zoo Global:“100 Years of the San Diego Zoo: It Began With a Roar”

“100 Years of the San Diego Zoo: It Began With a Roar” The San Diego Zoo is preparing to celebrate our centennial in 2016. This presentation will be about the contributions and advances of the San Diego Zoo in the last 100 years and the work that the organization is […]

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Surf Beat: July 28th, 2015 Edition

  July 28th, 2015 President Lora Fisher with Rotarian Federica Alemanno from Milan. A Few Highlights from our Club Meeting:  Welcome and Introductions: President Lora Fisher Invocation: Camille McKinney presented Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Spring Prayer Pledge: Stan Mendoza                                   […]

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Speaker: September 8th, 2015: Thomas Wheeler: A New Era of Development: My Journey Through the Social Enterprise Movement in East Africa

As an Interact Alumni from La Jolla High School and a current recipient of the Riford Scholarship at Santa Clara University, Rotary continues to support me throughout my personal and professional development. I wish to show my appreciation by sharing my experiences in Uganda and Rwanda this summer working for […]

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Speaker: August 18th: Mac McLaughlin: USS Midway

The USS Midway arrived in San Diego in January, 2004, following a 10 year battle to gain approval from the Navy, Port and Coastal Commission. Midway opened its brow to the public in June 2004, and has since become the most visited historic ship in the world. Over 1 million […]

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Speaker: August 11th: David Bennett: San Diego Opera

  David Bennett joined the Gotham Chamber Opera as Managing Director in July, 2006 and was named Executive Director in May, 2010. He came to Gotham from Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), Lower Manhattan’s center for dance education, creation, and performance, where he served as Managing Director. While at DNA, he […]

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Surf Beat: July 21st, 2015 Edition

  July 21st, 2015 Rotary Hootenanny! Tuesday’s meeting began with a decidedly down-home vibe when President Lora Fisher introduced Grammy Award-winning banjo player Alison Brown. The talented performer delivered an informative and fun history of the five-string banjo, while demonstrating the evolution of strumming and picking techniques with a few favorite […]

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Surf Beat: July 14th, 2015 Edition

  July 14th, 2015 In keeping with her goal to make Rotary the “best place you could be” on Tuesdays at noon, President Lora Fisher started the proceedings with a dash of fun – a guessing game that had club members try to match a unique achievement or experience to each […]

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Surf Beat: July 7th, 2015 Edition

July 7th, 2015 President Lora and Claude Rosinsky with the Rotary Club of Morocco Flag.  Club Meeting Recap:  Welcome & Introductions: Invocation: Bill Burch Pledge: Leanne MacDougall Song: Pat Stouffer Visitors  Fredrick Clerie was a guest of Lora Fisher Cathy Mares visited us from Charlottesville, Virginia Announcements: Pat Stouffer thanked all the […]

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Speaker: July 21st: Claude Marengo: La Jolla Village Merchants Association

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Speaker: July 14th: Janice Kurth: District 5430

Janice was born in Berkeley, California but spent most of her youth in Houston, Texas. Her husband, Matt was born in Leipzig, Germany and immigrated to the U.S. with his family when he was ten years of age.  He resided in Massachusetts and graduated from Andover Phillips Academy.  Janice and […]

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Speaker: July 28th, 2015: Christopher Beach- La Jolla Music Society

Christopher Beach, President and Artistic Director of La Jolla Music Society, will present upcoming performances for SummerFest 2015 and Winter Season 47, as well as information on The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center.

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Speaker: June 23rd: Bettina Hausmann-UNA-USA San Diego

President & CEO | Regional Representative National Steering Committee   The UN today is asked to tackle the world’s most intractable problems—global scale challenges that transcend borders but directly or indirectly affect us all: health, the environment, human rights and justice, peace and security, population, hunger and peacekeeping. In today’s interconnected world, governments […]

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Speaker: June 16th: Dr. Tom Albright

Thomas D. Albright Professor and Director Vision Center Laboratory Conrad T. Prebys Chair in Vision Research Research in our laboratory focuses on the neural structures and events underlying the perception of motion, form, and color. Recent studies of the primate cerebral cortex have unveiled the existence of multiple areas devoted […]

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Speaker: June 9th: Sue Ball – La Jolla YMCA

  Sue Ball, Regional Vice President, YMCA of San Diego County. Tim Golba, with Golba Architecture, and AJ Remen, with Bennett and Associates will be presenting the plans for the La Jolla YMCA on Cliffridge Ave., as well as its’ satellite facility, The YMCA Firehouse.

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Speaker: June 2nd, 2015- Manny Pacheco: Forgotten Hollywood

Manny Pacheco is currently a Southern California television and radio personality. His career has spanned over three decades. He co-hosted the Daytime Emmy-nominated In Studio on KCOP 13; and appeared on NBC’s Santa Barbara. He’s moderated public television pledge drives (KCET). Manny had a principal role in a documentary, Karaoke Fever, featured at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2001. Pacheco received a Best Weblog accolade from the Los Angeles Press Club’s 54th Annual Southern […]

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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.: