Posted on Jul 08, 2022
Susan kicked off her first meeting showing the new banner Imagine, that represents the seven areas of service around the circle. Rotary International's 1st woman President Jennifer Jones, wants us to imagine all the ways we can make a difference to transform the world
Susan then introduced our new Officers & Chairs
President: Susan Hennenfent
Past President/Foundation/Fund Raising: Vicky Mallett
VP: Bill Sutton
Treasurer: Charlotte Jones
Secretary: Suzanne Sutton
Community Service: Di Shimkus
International: Herb Liberman
Youth: Nicole Mione-Green
Membership: Paul Butler & Molly Fleming
Programs: Jon Fish, Sandy LeVine, Lew Williamson
Public Relations: Jan Parsons
Sergeant-At-Arms: George Sousa
Care Bear: Bev Liberman
Vicky gave happy dollars for her retirement and was fined for no longer being President; Charlotte joined us from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho with family. Vicky also updated us on LobsterFest which now has open online sponsorships with $11,000 committed. The goal this year is $84,000 with 30% reached by August 1. 
Molly gave Sandy LeVine his blue badge today, as he has fulfilled all his requirements with the help of his mentor, Herb Liberman
Matt Wechter, Dep. Public Defender for SD County, joined us to explain how the  Homeless Court at Stand Down  helps veterans & families clear fines and tickets. Sign up with Bill to hand out water for Stand Down on July 29-31
It was so nice to have Ildiko Tesak from El Salvador with us today who said even though she is not always with us in person, we are always in her heart. She updated us on the current harsh and difficult situation in El Salvador
Laura Mello, Rotarian & 3rd generation San Diegan,  who is the Director of Gift Planning at Rady's Children Hospital, talked with us about how  strategic planning uses  wealth instead of income to help one's charity of choice