Posted on Feb 10, 2023
We had a great turnout today - a reflection of the great job Susan is doing as President
We welcomed visitors Mark Hennenfent, Barbara's guest Lola, Charles Koll from Viewpoint Brewery, and Evan Bridgham from Country Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer's office who mentioned the $500/month rental subsidy for qualifying seniors (contact their office for more info)
  • Paul proudly attended the swearing in by Governor Newsom last week of daughter Katie Butler as the Deputy Director of Hazardous Waste Management with a staff of over 300 people - Congratulations!!!!
  • Art was able to visit with his son Brandon who was home from his job in the Capital Hill office of Sarah Jacobs
  • Happy Birthday to Molly's Finn who turns 3 next week
  • Nicole shared that Casa de Amistad has raised over $9K for one of their families affected by the earthquake in Turkey 
  • Charles invited all to the fundraising event at Viewpoint for local Ukrainians who have been displaced by the ongoing war
DINNER 6:30-9:30 FOR $120/pp
Vicky shared a Rotary Foundation video and highlighted the seven areas of focus
Susan recognized Di Shimkus with an Imagine Rotary pin in recognition of all the great work she does with Community Service for our club, her work, and her personal life
Social at Bushfire Kitchen next Thursday, 2/16 from 5:30-7:00 and dark on Friday
Nature Walk led by Di after our 2/24 meeting
Patricia invited Rotarians to an upcoming Shelterbox online event on 2/28 at 9:00am which will give a briefing on their humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine
Our speaker today, Chris Khoury, MD has been recognized for his many environmental contributions by the State of California, County of San Diego, Cities of San Diego & Escondido, and the San Dieguito River Park. He shared that the climate crisis is real and as Jonas Salk said "We have no greater responsibility than to strive to be good ancestors". Visit for more information. 
Susan presented Dr. Khoury with our OEF Certificate showing our help to children in El Salvador