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SOLD Venue Sponsorship - Savory Prime
SOLD DJ Sponsorship - Domino's
SOLD Casino Sponsorship - Retirement Income Specialist's
SOLD Bar Sponsorship - Capital Mortgage Services
Ventura County Pharmacy
A Street Optometric Center, APC - Bob Pazen
Rubicon Theatre - Rich Stewart & Harriet Clune
Four Brix Winery - Karen Stewart
Ventura Botanical Gardens - Bruce & Kathy McGee / Midge & Dave Stork
Lindsay & Co. - Alison Thompson
Costello and Company, CPA Inc - Ken Kagan
PremierAmerica Credit Union - Terri Hernandez
Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc - Todd Juvonen
Furguson Case Orr Paterson LLP - Joe Strohman
Mortgage Couch - Shelby Bishop
Team Dembowski Realty - Ellyn Dembowski
Norman Dowler, LLP - Tom Hutchinson
Coast General Insurance - Brenda Allison
Ventura County Credit Union - Natalie Yanez
Tim Hughes, RE/MAX Realtors - Tim Hughes
Raffle Prize Donations
Rosanna Colin - First Bank Ventura
Ashley Pope - Spice Topia
Laura Shannon - Savory Prime Pet Treats
Clint Garman - Garman's Pub
Kristopher Skromme, OD - Two Trees Optometry
Rotary Club of Ventura-East Elevator Speech
We are a leadership organization comprising of local business, civic and professional leaders.
We are a nonpolitical, nonsectarian service club.
We meet regularly to get to know each other, form friendships and through that we are able to get things done in this community. Like:
- Scholarships at 5 local high schools,
- Interact Clubs at 3 local schools.
- Support the YMCA, City Center, Ventura Botanical Gardens
- Promote literacy and career guidance in schools
Internationally we support a huge project our club started called GoCare in Nicaragua and contribute to eliminating Polio worldwide.
The Rotary Club of Ventura-East meets Thursday noon to 1:30 at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura. Come and learn more about Rotary's humanitarian service, high ethical standards in all vocations and help build good will in this community.
NEWS FROM VENTURA EAST
Posted by Harriet Clune on Sep 22, 2016
The bell was rung by President Husam Hismeh to start the meeting at noon with a call to lunch.
After the flag salute, led by Carol Marquez-Olson, the inspirational message was given by Harriet Clune. Tim Hughes told a very funny joke; John Borneman led us in an entertaining song; Midge Stork announced the raffle prize of an Amazon gift card donated by Michelle Cekov (Bill Gray was the winner); Jordan Eller took attendance and President Husam thanked Amber Stevens for being Greeter and also announcing our visitors. A thanks goes out to everyone who helped out at the meeting.
Announcements: Our meeting on Thursday, September 29 will be a visit to Bob Lynn’s Jewelry to learn everything you ever wanted to know about making beautiful things! Todd Juvonen announced Community Service opportunities and Tim Hughes presented the Access Book for sale at $30. President Husam announced that our member, Jeff Hata, had undergone surgery on Wednesday and is recovering, expecting to return home on Friday. Everyone wishes him a quick recovery.
Our speaker was Dr. Frochtzwajg, M.D. He spoke about finding a new doctor when your current physician retires; it was a very interesting presentation. He also described the process of becoming a new doctor and handling the usually 6 figure debt acquired during your medical school studies. CMH has a comprehensive program now for training new doctors. He also elaborated on the relative earnings differential between family physicians and specialists. It was a very informative presentation. Dr. Frochtzwajg remained after the meeting to answer questions from several members.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:15 p.m.
Posted by Laura Shannon on Sep 15, 2016
Bill Spellman led us in the Flag Salute.
Visitors today were Jerry Beckerman, Kevin Daley and Guest of the Club Sharon Daley. Visiting Rotarian Diedrea from the Ojai Club. Our speaker today was P.D.G. Deepa Willingham and her daughter Reena.
Amber Stevens received her blue badge today and Mike O'Neil was inducted into the club today with the help of Mike's sponsor John Masterson, Bruce McGee and P.D.G. Deepa Willingham.
Diedrea announced "Taste of Ojai" at the Ojai Valley Inn on October 23rd and Jerry Beckerman spoke about a Career Guidance Meeting.
Today's raffle prize was donated by Todd Juvonen with was a "Stay home or go out" $25.00 Cinema and $25.00 Amazon Prime Card. Our Lucky winner today was Bob Pazen.
Joe Strohman announced that the Foundation Board meeting would be Monday at 5:00 in Joe's office.
Joe Strohman also announced that Student of the Quarter is coming and Joe needs 3 people to volunteer to sponsor this award.
John Borneman led us in a song.
Bob Pazen then introduced our speaker P.D.G. Deepa Willingham who spoke about PACE.
Posted by Jeff Hata on Sep 08, 2016
Kathy McGee led us in the Flag Salute.
Midge Stork gave our Inspirational Message.
Bruce McGee announced that our raffle prize was a $50 gift card to Cafe Fiore.
President Husam introduced our guests and visiting Rotarians. Guest of the club was Sharon Daley and our speaker Ayn Devera.
John Borneman led us in a song.
There will be a Basic PRLS class this Saturday.
Next Wednesday there will be a Community Service Meeting at Todd Juvonen's office at 5:30 pm.
Jeff Hata spoke about Nightmare on the Hill. Sponsorships are going well. We need to also focus on gathering raffle prize now too.
Bruce McGee announced that we will have a booth at the District Conference to help support GoCare. We will need help setting up, manning and tearing down the booth.
President Bruce let us know that November is R.I. Foundation month. There will be programs about the Foundation coming up. Many of our members have donated over $1,000 which equals a Paul Harris Fellowship. Bruce read off a list of members who have $1,000 or more in donations. Please consider donating your points to the club to give out or plan on giving a Paul Harris Fellow when we have special meetings such as when the District Governor is here.
President Husam read a Thank You letter from Naomi Stodgy, a 2016 Scholarship Recipient.
Happy $'s: Joe Strohman, Tim Blackwell, Bill Gray, Tim Hughes, Harriet Clune, Kris Hansen, Husam Hishmeh.
Midge Stork conducted the raffle and our lucky winner was Joe Strohman!!!
Posted by Jeff Hata on Sep 01, 2016
Todd Juvonen led us in the Flag Salute.
Bruce McGee gave our Inspirational Message.
Our guests and visiting Rotarians today were:
Guest of Rich Stewart was Dennis Goldstien, guest of Husam Hishmeh was Tobias Hildebrand. Guest of the Club was Sharon Daley. Visiting from Ventura Downtown was Mark Kerwin. Our speaker today was Doug Halter and here to help Doug was Joe Cahill.
John Borneman gave our joke of the day and followed that up with our song of the day.
President Husam told the club that there are lots of openings for Joke of the Day and Inspirational Messages so please sign up on the clipboard being passed around.
President Husam announced that he has sold 6 more cases of Poinsettias...Jeff Hata wanted to know why President Husam wasn't out selling sponsorships for Nightmare on the Hill.
Next week is the club board meeting at President Husam's office. 5:30pm!
Midge Stork announced that the raffle prize is $50 in Visa gift cards donated by Kris Hansen.
Jeff Hata said that Nightmare on the Hill is coming along well we have almost $5,000 in sponsorships and if it happened today we would be positive before the first person came.
Harriet Clune gave a quick recap on our new catering situation. It's a work in progress and we are making progress. Everyone enjoyed the lunch today.
P.E. Harriet Clune spoke about the R.I. Convention in 2017. The convention will be in Atlanta and will be in June. There is an article in the Rotarian magazine. If you go to Atlanta you must go to the following places...The Coca Cola Factory, CNN, Stone Mountain, The Jimmy Carter Museum, Urick Primate Center and the Botanical Gardens!
Mark Kerwin spoke briefly about his mission to Louisana to help the flood victims. President Husam passed the hat and said he would match whatever the club donated and in total including President Husam's donation we gave almost $800.
John Masterson spoke about the upcoming Rotary Cruise in March.
Midge Stork conducted the raffle and our lucky winner was Dennis Goldstien!!!
Posted by Jeff Hata on Aug 25, 2016
Laura Shannon led us in the Flag Salute.
President Husam introduced guests and visiting Rotarians.
Guest of Jeff Hata was Rosandra Esquivel, guest of Bill Gray was Mason Gray and guests of President Husam was Sharon and Kevin Daley.
President Husam remarked how beautiful it was to see such a full house!
P.E. Harriet Clune introduced us to our new caterer, Amy Tyrell from Morsels as you wish. Harriet then filled the club in with all the changes that have been happening with catering at the Poinsettia Pavilion and what the process was to hire Chef Amy. Harriet let us know the importance of having a good headcount so please call, email or text Harriet by the Monday before the meeting if you will be bringing a guest. It is very important that we have a good headcount.
Bill Crookston gave our Inspirational Message.
John Borneman then gave our song of the day.
Midge Stork let us know that the raffle prize was a $50 gift card to Trader Joe's donated by Mike Martin.
Ken Kagan gave our joke of the day and then President Husam gave another!!!
Michelle Cekov reported on the International Service meeting. They had a good turnout and decided to focus on the Leadership Conference with GoCare. International Service is looking into having a booth at the District Conference October 14 - 16 to try and get other clubs interested in participating.
International Service may be doing a service project in Nircaragua with GoCare in February.
Michelle also spoke about the United Way's Day of Caring and a couple of Community Service project opportunities. First is a Fall Library Cleaning project and the other is a Barn Beautification Project at Ventura County Animal Services. If you are interested, let Michelle know.
Bruce McGee spoke about the sponsor opportunities for Nightmare on the Hill. Sponsorships are vital to have a successful fundraiser. We need to finalize sponsorships in the next couple of weeks so please get out and try to get at least one sponsor.
President Husam visited Downtown and sold a case of Poinsettias! President Husam also said that Nightmare on the Hill will be the party of the year so please get out and help promote this event.
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