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  • Patricia is selling BocceFest Celebration of Giving hats & visors for $20 that Bill was kind enough to purchase for the club
  • Malcolm continues to amuse us with his videos: Lew highlighted with the song Bleeding Love in honor of his chairing the October 31 Blood Drive
  • Wishing Susan an early Happy Birthday for her October 24 celebration. Looking Good!!
  • Paul encouraged everyone to sign up for the End Polio Now Walk being promoted by the Pacific Beach Rotaract Club on Saturday, October 24 and anytime during the following week. Register at www.pacificbeachrotaract.org, order shirts, shoes, or masks, and join us at 8:45am on the 24th at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar. Currently signed up: President Herb, First Lady Beverly, Sir Charles, Venky Octogenarian, Charlotte & Kids, Patricia the Party Girl, Jan Webmaster, and Paul with Bionic Knee.
  • Barbara Khozam was our speaker talking about Zapping Negativity & Igniting Yourself and Your Life.
  • Joke of the Day from Charlotte: What does a blueberry and chicken have in common? Both are blue, except the chicken.

  • Suzanne began the meeting with the following words of wisdom:

  • On a lighter note, we learned from Malcolm that Paul originally hurt his knee weightlifting at the XXIX Mount Olympus Games :
  • With his daughter's help, Ken rode 104 waves for the 100-Wave Boys to Men Surfing Challenge 
  • DG Steve has inducted 15 new Rotarians this year & shared the District has approved 86 grants
  • World Polio Day is October 24 in honor of Jonas Salk's Birthday. Watch for more info about a Polio Day Walk
  • La Portaleza virtual Theatre Night is Friday, 11/13 at 6:00; 7:00 zoom Happy Hour & Discussion
  • Blood Drive is Saturday, 10/31, 11:30-5:00. Lew will be sending out a sign-up
Today we learned about this 17 acre farm in Encinitas that practices regenerative agriculture, teaches the importance of land stewardship, and shares their bounty with those in need. They use farming and food as a way to teach about Jewish tradition and to make the world a more just and sustainable place.  

Malcolm shared a video of Herb encouraging everyone to vote!!
He also showed how Ken didn't hurt his head practicing for an upcoming Boys to Men 100-Wave Challenge, but was shooting a movie with DG Steve & Molly.
On a more serious note, Venky shared the President's Citation certificate we received as one of 26 clubs (out of 60+) in recognition of our accomplishments last year.

We learned from Robert Smith, Director for CEO, how they help people previously incarcerated avoid recidivism and find meaningful work to become contributing members of society

  Thank you to Our Generous BocceFest 2020 Sponsors
$42,752 pledged as of 9/26/20
Premier Sponsors
VIP Sponsors
       Foster & Friends     
    Sutton Family
     Venky & Friends 
   The Williamson Family
Major Sponsors
JP & A
The Kiffman Family 
Beverly & Herb Liberman
Law Offices of Steven Weitzen
Court Sponsors
Cyndy Cheek & Phil Campanelli
Community Resource Center
FSI Wealth Management
Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy
The Ghoniem Family
Hennenfent Family
Kirk & Glenda Collins
Lifetime Financial Advisors, Inc
Molly Fleming Realty
Narayanan Family
Sold! The Butler Did It!
$olutions 4 $eniors, Inc
Vicky Mallett Insurance Agency
Ziziki's at Sky Deck
This list will be updated as new sponsors are added
*last update, 9/26/2020


  • *Meet JJ Measer, a  Carlsbad High Senior and our fabulous BocceFest 2020  videographer
  • Lee and Emily from Seoul, South Korea joined us on zoom today
  • BocceFest 2020 has raised over $41,000 to date, and todays meeting added another $987 from happy dollars
  • We will be holding a  Halloween Blood Drive on 10/31 and handing out water at a one day drive-by/walk-thru Stand Down on 11/22
Our speaker today was Joe Gilbreath, Founder & Executive Director of Rise Up Industries, a nonprofit that focuses on gang prevention , intervention, and post detention reentry. Their business model is based on Homeboy Industries which is illustrated in a wonderful book "Tattoos on the Heart", about and by Gregory Boyle and his mission that shows the power of boundless compassion.  

Wonderful BocceFest Celebration Highlights our Sponsors & Beneficiaries 
The Power behind our Celebration: Charles Foster, BocceFest 2020 Chair & Celebration Creator; Patricia Case, Director; Ken Barrett, Camerman; Phil Campanelli & Molly Fleming, Moderators.
Moderators Molly & Phil opened the evening by thanking our donors for their generosity and explaining the three areas of service their support will impact:   - Homelessness - Families in Need  - Youth at Risk.
President Herb also thanked our Sponsors for their support during this non-tournament & beer festival year due to Covid-19, and expressed his hope that we will continue play in 2021. (Rotarian Paul Butler; Sponsor, Dan Phelan, Pacific SW Realty & Rotarian Charles Foster; DMSB's 1st President Kevin Cahill; President Herb Liberman; Rotarian Malcolm Koll; Sponsors Costa & Mary Arabatzis from Ziziki's (at The Sky Deck, Del Mar); Jeff Brown, from Sponsor Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy).
Donations are still being accepted. Just click on the "Donate" button at the top of this page. All donations would be greatly appreciated.
The highlight of the evening was showcasing our wonderful Bocce Beneficiaries who we work with and support. Continue reading...
Huge Kudos & Thank You to  the BocceFest Celebration of Giving Team
L-R: Molly Fleming, Phil Campanelli; Charles Foster, Ken Barrett, Paul Butler, Patricia Case, Herb Liberman, George Sousa, Steve Todoruk

  • We began the meeting today, on the 19th Anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, with a prayer and solemn bell ringing
  • We learned that DG Steve is collecting emails for his Governor's library and working with Rotary District 4100 in Baja California to form future projects
  • BocceFest Celebration of Giving is at $37,850 in pledges and members are  challenged to reach 100% participation to bring us to the magical  number of $40,000. Donations can be made here on our website
  • Beverly requested members email her to sign up for the invocation
  • Welcome to returning guests Alex Jack, Andy Laub, and Eric Meehan. Meeting on zoom is an easy way to introduce Rotary to newcomers
  • Paul played a video about The Rotary Foundation highlighting how:

We had an angel with us today - Eric Lovett, Founder & Executive Director of Urban Street Angels, talked about how he started this non-profit 7 years ago to help tackle youth homelessness in San Diego.
  • Africa is now polio free. That leaves only two countries with polio - Afghanistan & Pakistan
  • Our auction today led by Charles raised $1660! Well done
  • Only 11 members have signed up for the BocceFest Celebration of Giving. *Go to Upcoming Events & register
  • Dinorah & her mother Emma visited from El Salvador today & thanked us for helping poor families in their country. We helped with supplying food boxes for those in need and 25 families with 50 chickens and grain to raise for food and eggs to eat and sell
  • Our speaker today was Larry Ray Hardin who has spent 30 years in law enforcement including the DEA & INS

Upcoming Events
Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Del Mar - Solana Beach

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Fridays at 7:00 AM
Hilton Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
United States of America
7:00 - 8:30 AM most Fridays via zoom & the 3rd Tuesday evening of each month, 5:30 - 7:00 via zoom. (Club will not meet Friday morning of that week). Contact Patricia Case at Hiker858@icloud.com for access code
About Our Club
Is a leadership organization of local business, professional and civic leaders, and others with an interest in community service.
Members meet regularly to learn more about many subjects, form connections and friendships, and plan projects to benefit our community and the world.
Join us!

Contact  Vicky Mallett

vicky.mallett2@ gmail.com

(858) 245-7968


P.O. Box 1115
Solana Beach, CA  92075

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