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Local, national and global notables, business and community leaders along with a variety of interesting professionals being of service, creating interesting technologies and products as well as individuals with a great story to tell are hosted at our lunch meetings.

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The following special guests will be appearing at our regularly scheduled weekly meetings at La Valencia Hotel

 

November 2019

November 5th – Eric Baggett / 2019 Year End Tax Planning

November 12th – Cher Durst and Mike Henry / US Department of Homeland Security, Immigration & Customs Enforcement

November 19th – Tom Karlo/ KPBS

November 26th – Penny Shurtleff Day; Thanksgiving

December 2019

December 3rd- Lawrence Alexander/ The Decline of Bourgeois Values

December 10th- Gregory Harris- “(David Goodell’s Son) 12 Months Around the World with a Family of Four”

December 17th- Holiday Party

December 24th- DARK

December 31st DARK

January 2020

January 7th – Laura Garrod, International Relations

January 14th- Lorie Zapf, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

January 21st- DARK

January 28th – Dianne Crawford, District 5340 Membership


Past Guest Speakers

July 2016

July 5th- President’s Time- Ken King

July 12th- Gene Cubbison

July 19th- Congressman Scott Peters

July 26th – Gloria Baker

August 2016

August 2nd- Jay Hill 

August 9th- Denise Gitsham 

August 16th- Dr. Edith Eger

August 23rd – District Governor

August 30th – Marilyn Hannes

September 2016

September 6th – Dr. Arnold Packer 

September 13th – Club Assembly!

September 20th – Reesey Shaw

September 27th – Andy Friedenberg

October 2016

October 4th- Bob Hickey

October 11th – Jonathan Wilson 

October 18th- Chris Cramer 

October 25th – Hugh Davies 

November 2016

November 1st – Dr. Pamila Brar

November 15th – Dr. Kelly Parsons

November 22nd – Dr Engstrand

November 29th – Aimeclaire Roche

December 2016

December 6th – DARK

December 13th – Dr. Peter Farrell

December 20th – Dr. Martha Dennis

December 27th – DARK

January 2017

January 3rd – DARK

January 10th- Jim Alcorn

January 17th – Debra Turner

January 24th – The Challenged Athletes Foundation

January 31st – Dr. Molly McClain

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February 2017

February 7th- Dan McAllister

February 14th- James Nieh

February 21st – Joshua Kyallo 

February 28th- La Jolla Music Society

March 2017

March 7th – Mike Stone

March 14th- 4-Way Speech Contest

March 21st – Philip G. Roeder

March 28th – Mara Elliott

April 2017

April 4th- DARK

April 7th- 70th Anniversary Dinner Celebration

April 11th- RYLA Student Visit

April 18th- Dr Steven Snyder 

April 25th- Shari Brasher

May 2017

May 2nd- Dr. Derrick Cartwright

May 9th- Deb Plotkin

May 16th – Ralph Rubio

May 23rd- Dr Gary Weitzman

May 30th – Lou Scanlon

June 2017

June 6th- DARK

June 9th- (Friday)  Joint RCLJ luncheon meeting with La Jolla Kiwanis at La Jolla Presbyterian Church

June 13th-The Rotary Club of Tijuana

June 20th- Presidents Time

June 27th -DARK FOR LUNCH – Demotion Party for Ken at 5:30pm!

July 2017

July 4th- DARK

July 11th – Mark Aldrich – San Diego Air and Space Museum

July 18th- Lihini Aluwihare  – Scripps Institute of Oceanography

July 25th- Earl Edwards – UCSD Athletics

August 2017

August 1st – Judge Jeffrey Barton – San Diego Superior Court

August 8th – Sue Ball / Tim Golba – La Jolla YMCA

August 15th – Logan Jenkins – Union Tribune

August 22nd – Kathlyn Mead

August 29th – Scott Carr – District Governor

September 2017

September 5th – Andy Crowder – Scripps – Chief Information Officer

September 12th – Dr. Dilip Jeste- Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care 

September 19th- Nathan Fletcher – Candidate – County Supervisor – Addressing Homeless Issue

September 26th – Dr. John Reynolds – Salk Institute -“Evolutionary Gifts: Using Tools Borrowed from Bacteria and Algae to Understand Our Brain.”

October 2017

October 3rd – Jim Stuart – Pirch

October 10th- John Caruthers

October 17th – Henri Magala – Director of UC San Diego International House

October 24th – Justin Judith McConnell – Administrative Presiding Justice

October 31st – Dan McAllister

November 2017

November 7th- Sally Carrillo – Assistant Port Director, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

November 14th – Dr. Sise- Surgeon, Scripps Health

November 21st – Nico Marcolongo, Challenged Athletes

November 28th – Pastor William Harmon – Retired Pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church

December 2017

December 5th, 2017 – HOLIDAY PARY- DARK

December 12th – Colonel Jason G. Woodworth

December 19th- Jason Callahan -Illumina, Cyber Security

 January 2018

January 2nd, 2018- DARK

January 9th, 2018 – Ernest Droneburg – Assessor/Recorder/Clerk- County of San Diego

January 16th – District Attorney Summer Stephan

January 23rd – Dr Marc Milstein 

January 30th – Phyllis Pfeiffer

February 2018

February 6th – Peter Seidler – Managing Partner San Diego Padres

February 13th – Verna Tabor – Center for Community Solutions – Workplace Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault

February 20th – Jasmin Harris -Innocence Project

February 27th – 4 Way Speech Contest

March 2018

March 6th – Dr Mike McQuary

March 13th – Ron Lee 

March 20th – Dennis DuBard – Leads the Communications & Public Relations Team at General Dynamics NASSCO

March 27th –  Bill Toone – Executive Director & Founder- ECOLIFE

April 2018

April 3rd – Scott Lewis

April 10th – Francisco Javier Urtasun

April 17th – Mark Hughes

April 24th- RYLA

May 2018

May 1st – Marty Cooper

May 8th – Lynda Forsha

May 15th – Brian Keating

May 22nd – Jan Zverina

May 29th- Ms. Jones Wright 

June 2018

June 5th- Diane Graber

June 12th- Nancy Carol 

June 19th- Dennis Probst 

June 26th- DARK

July 2018

July 10, 2018: Gerald McFadden, CEO, Volunteers of America Southwest: “Changing Lives from Vulnerable to Vibrant.”
July 17, 2018: Ron McDonald, Arlington National Cemetery: An historical look at the most famous cemetery in the USA
July 24, 2018: Alex Montoya, A-MO. “Overcoming Obstacles.”
July 31, 2018: Chuck Day, President, Ronald McDonald House of San Diego.

August 2018

August 7, 2018: Mel Gallegos, District Governor
August 14, 2018:
August 21, 2018: Kalani with Cammies and Canines
August 28, 2018: Chief of Police Nisleit, Sara Napoli, CEO San Diego Police Foundation

 September 2018

September 12th, 2018: Deb Plotkin, U-Touch

September 18: Dr. Kristine Tran, Liberia medical mission.

September 25: Chief of Police Nisleit and CEO of the San Diego Police Foundation, Sara Napol

October 2018

October 2nd: Michelle Forbes, Senior Living: A Changing Industry

October 9th: Paul Greenwood, attorney and former San Diego County Deputy District Attorney on Elder Abuse

October 16th: Professor Sam Popkin

October 23rd: Salvation Army and Mr. Ernest Rady

October 30th: Mr. Jack McGrory

November 2018

November 6th: Dr. Joanna Davies, SD Biomedical Research

November 13th: CAPT Charlie MacVane, USN (Ret)

November 20th: Lisa Record, Veterans Village of San Diego

November 27th: Dr. Janice Kurth, Rotary Foundation

December 2018

December 4th: DARK for Evening Holiday Party

December 11th: Mr. Scott Pirrello, Deputy District Attorney, San Diego DA

December 18th: Mr. Issac Sanchez, CAL Fire

December 25th: DARK

January 2019

January 1st, 2019: DARK

January 8th: Mr. Rob Sudman 

January 15: La Jolla Music Society and the Conrad

January 22: Claire LeBeau, STAR/PAL.

January 29th Edie Littlefield Sundby, “Mission Walker”

February 2019

February 5th: Mr. Gary Chiles from All Heart CPR

February 12th: Mr. Oscar Tel, Tuskegee Airmen

February 19th: Tim Chelling, Mt. Soledad Memorial

February 26th: Mr. Heath Fox, La Jolla Historical Society 

March 2019

March 5th: Summer Stephan, San Diego District Attorney

March 12th: Chris Wiley, East County Transitional Living Center

March 19th: Dr. Tom Buchholz, MD Scripps/MD Anderson Cancer Center

March 26th: Jodi Rudick, Executive Director, La Jolla Village Merchant’s Association

April 2019

April 9th : Matt Moreland, Meteorologist In Charge, US National Weather Service, San Diego

April 16th : RYLA Presentation with Craig Schniepp and high school attendees

April 23rd: Susan Treadgold

April 30th: Jamie Duitz Quient, Free to Thrive and Inspired Innovation

May 2019

May 7th: Aviva Paley, Kitchens for Good

May 14th: Shari Storm, Rotary Inspiration

May 21st: Jeff Edmon, San Diego Youth Symphony

May 28th: Rotary and Riford Scholarship Luncheon

June 2019

June 11th: Kevin Barber, Wheels of Change

June 18th: Ted DeDee, CEO of the La Jolla Music Society

June 25th: DARK- Demotion Party for President Kevin that evening

July 2019

July 2nd: Club Meeting: Survey Results and the Year Ahead

July 9th: Tim Rice, from SDSU Athletics

July 16th: Walter Lam, with Alliance for Africa.

July 23rd: Nathan Brunetta, Just in Time for Foster Youth

July 30th: Dr. Wolfram Forster, Author Farewell, Berlin: My World War II Story of Surviving Hitler’s Germany and Embracing Life in America

August 2019

August 6th – Jenna Zobrowsky- Mindful Living

August 13th – Lindsey Forrester Archer / The Borgen Project

August 20th – District Governor – Marta Knight

August 27th – Eric Lovett- Urban Street Angels

September 2019

September 3rd – Devin Hughes – Motivational Speaker

September 10th – Spencer Hutchins – Concert Health

September 17th- Gen Kelsang Lhadron – Kadampa Meditation Center

September 24th – Navid Alipour / Analytics Ventures

October 2019

October 1st- Chuck Dick / History of RCLJ

October 8th – Jonathan Schwartz / Partner in Aging

October 15th- Linda K Olson / Author

October 22nd- Christian Hulburt / National Conflict Resolution Center

October 29th- Roberto Garcia / US Census