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August 5, 2014 Speakers: Sarah Adams & Colleen Howard, Voices for Children

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One of the first CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) organizations of its kind to be established in the United States, Voices for Children (VFC) is a private, nonprofit organization serving San Diego County. It transforms the lives of abused, neglected, and abandoned children in foster care through a network of […]

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July 22, 2014 Speaker: Amir Jafri, CEO/Founder, Immunicom, Inc. – Innovative Cancer Therapy

Amir Jafri

Amir has over 25 years of experience in healthcare technology and devices as a senior executive in Fortune 20 companies and his own healthcare technology startups. He is CEO and founder of Immunicom, Inc. He has held positions as Executive Vice President at Netspective Communications LLC, Chief Operating Officer at […]

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July 29, 2014 Speaker: Ed Hiner, US Navy SEAL Lt. Cdr, Ret’d – Making a U.S Navy SEAL

Ed Hiner

Lieutenant Commander Ed Hiner retired in 2012 after 20 years as a United States Navy SEAL. During his time in the SEALs, Lieutenant Commander Hiner has been a SEAL instructor, Officer in Charge of SEAL instructors at BUD/S training, Officer in Charge of instruction for all West Coast SEAL Teams, training officer […]

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July 15, 2014 Speaker: Nicole Matthews – Your Assumptions About Gen Y & Social Media Are All Wrong!

Nicole Matthews

Nicole R. Matthews, CSEP, is Founder & Lifestyle Architect of The Henley Company, LLC. a global event, travel and lifestyle concierge firm. With the belief that life should be experienced in a big way, Nicole set out to create a company focused on helping clients to live the life they […]

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Rotary International Presidential Theme 2014 – 2015: “Light Up Rotary”


RI President Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang is urging club members to Light Up Rotary by hosting a Rotary Day in their community, continuing our fight against polio, and increasing club membership. “Light Up Rotary is more than our theme. It is how we make a difference […]

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July 8, 2014 Speaker: Jeff Harding, Recycle San Diego – How to Recycle: Electronics, Batteries, Light Bulbs, & Paint

Jeff Harding

Jeffrey Harding co-founded an e-scrap processor in San Bernardino in 2003. In 2006 he founded Recycle San Diego as a mobile hauler of e-waste, and established a permanent facility to accept e-waste daily in 2007. Ever since, Recycle San Diego has been growing and recycling over 85 tons of e-waste […]

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July 1, 2014 Speaker: Stephen Wilson, Ph.D., “Life Without Disease: Unleashing the Power of Our Immune System to Keep Us Healthy”

Steve Wilson

The study of immunology has emerged as the frontrunner of exciting medical research, with more and more studies suggesting it holds the key to solving most diseases that impact human health, even those we haven’t historically associated with immune issues. In fact, on the list of top 10 causes of death in the […]

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June 10, 2014 Speakers: Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego DA & Sheriff Bill Gore Discuss Crime & Punishment in San Diego

Sheriff Gore & DA Dumanis
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June 3, 2014 Speaker: George Chamberlin (Daily Transcript, KOGO & NBC) The Economy and Your Investments

George Chamberlin

George Chamberlin is the Executive Editor for the Daily Transcript, San Diego County’s only daily business newspaper. He is also the business editor for KOGO Radio and host of “Money in the Morning”, a personal finance program heard each Sunday morning. In addition, he is the Money Advisor for NBC […]

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May 13, 2014 Speaker: Kelsey L. Dowdy – Climate Change in the Arctic: A Rotary Scholar’s Research

Kelsey Dowdy

Kelsey L. Dowdy, B.A. is an incoming PhD graduate student at UC Santa Barbara and a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow. Her research is focused on ecosystem ecology and climate change, specifically how carbon cycling and microbial communities in soils and waterways respond to environmental change, and how […]

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May 27, 2014 Speaker: Imam Taha Hassane, Director, Islamic Center of San Diego

Imam Taha Hassane

Imam Taha Hassane is currently serving as the Imam/Director of the Islamic Center of San Diego. He joined ICSD in September 2004 from the Colorado Muslim Youth Foundation where he served as a youth instructor. Imam Taha graduated from the Institute of Islamic Sciences at the University of Algiers, Algeria, […]

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Rotary Club of La Jolla Benefit: Alison Brown Quartet at La Jolla Athenaeum, Friday May 2nd

Place your order for tickets to the Alison Brown Quartet performance at La Jolla Atheneum, a benefit for Rotary Club of La Jolla.

Place your order for tickets to the Alison Brown Quartet performance at La Jolla Atheneum, a benefit for Rotary Club of La Jolla. You will be contacted by email to arrange a convenient payment method. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at club meetings. Friday May 2nd…doors open at 7:00 […]

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May 6, 2014 Speaker: Eric Zwisler, Living & Working In China

Eric Zwisler

Eric is currently Chairman of Cardinal Health China. He’s been involved in healthcare businesses in China for the last 26 years. For the three previous years he was President of Cardinal Health China, and earlier CEO of Zuellig Pharma Asia Pacific, a Pan Asia healthcare distribution and services company with […]

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April 29, 2014 Speaker: Dr. Peter Davis, UCSD – What Southern Californians Need To Know About Earthquakes

Peter Davis

Dr. Peter Davis is currently Executive Director of Project IDA at the University of California, San Diego.  Project IDA operates seismographic stations in 41 locations in 26 countries around the globe.  Data from these stations are used for fundamental scientific research, hazard warning, and test ban treaty compliance monitoring.  When […]

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April 22, 2014 Speaker: Richard Lederer, Author/Columnist/Radio Host, Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday & His Influence On Language

Richard Lederer

Richard Lederer is the author of more than 40 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current books, The Gift of Age, A Tribute to Teachers, American Trivia, and Amazing Words. He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Inquirer and was founding co-host of […]

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