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Meets Every Tuesday at Noon at the
The Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa
875 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA  92108
Hotel Phone:  619-782-9155
To Access a Club Newsletter simply click on the file on the left for that week's Newsletter.  Below is an index of speakers and major events, simply locate the specific Newsletter date and open it to read.
Date                                 Topic/Speaker
May 03 2022   Fr. Benjamin Chinnappan - Dalit Solidarity
Apr 19  2022   Burt Grossman, former Charger
                          Adaptive Sports & Recreation
Apr 12  2022   Mental Illness and Suicide - Dave Jones 
                          Member of the Escondido After Five Rotary Club
Apr 05 2022    Veterans Center of Recovery Education
Mar 29 2022    Stephanie De La Torre from Hope through Housing
Mar 22 2022    Four Way Test Speech Contest - Sub Regional
Mar 08 2022    Father Joe’s Village - Deacon Jim F. Vargas
                          Primeros Pasos Guatemala - Jamie Pet
Feb 22 2022    Toastmasters Alliance with Rotary 
                          Gary Schmidt
Feb 15 2022    Four Way Test Speech Contest - club round
                          For students of the Reality Changers Program
Feb 08 2022    Desiree Perez, Corporate Relations Officer
                          The San Diego Girl Scouts
Feb 01 2022    Roger Showley, President of The
                          Committee of One Hundred 
                          Preserving Balboa Park's Architecture,
                          Gardens and Public Spaces  
Jan 25 2022     Jim Mendelson - Fallbrook Rotarian
                          Your San Diego County Grand Jury ;
                          How Grand Jurors Are Like Rotarians?
Jan 18 2022     Michelle Brega - San Diego Airport Terminal One Update
Jan 04 2022     Second Chance - Bill Payne
Nov 14 2021    Holiday Luncheon
Nov 07 2021    Gift Wrapping Luncheon at
                           Copley-Price Family YMCA
Nov 30 2021    Evening Social King’s Fish House
Nov 16 2021    Make Projects - Eat Well.  Do Good.
                             Anchi Mei - Executive Director 
Nov 09 2021    Unshackled-N-Empowered - 
                             Norma Swan and Jennifer Zamora
Nov 02 2021    Alliance for African Assistance - Walter Lam
Oct 26 2021     Evening Social at Legacy Resort and Spa
Oct 12 2021     The Travis Manion Foundation - Heather Kelly
                                “If Not Me, Then Who?”
Oct 05 2021     Veterans Yoga Project - Jaime Yslas
Sep 21 2021     San Diego River Foundation
                             Rob Hutsel "River Bob"
Sep 14 2021     Flying Leathernecks Museum - 
                             Brigadier General Michael Aguilar
Sep 07 2021     Assisting Survivors of Victims of 9/11 Attacks
                            Steve Nunez and Ben Bunn
Aug 31 2021     Model UN - Pauline Lim-Endresen
Aug 24 2021     OMR Evening Social with Pacific Beach Rotaract
Aug 17 2021     San Diego Oasis - Jolyn Parker
Aug 10 2021     National Cemetery Administration - Tom Basham
Aug 03 2021     Design Forward Alliance - Carlos Christianity, Director
July 27 2021     Community Housing Works - Denise Obrero, Director
                           of Programs and Shannon Morrison, Resource
                                                                     Development Manager
July 20 2021     District Governor Dan Gensler Visit
July 13 2021     San Diego Public Library Foundation -  Natalie Ganz
                           Demotion Dinner - Gary John Collins and Matt Risi Demoted
July 06 2021     Michelle Malin - Our new President 2021-2022
                           Michelle's theme for this year is "All In"
June 22 & 29    "Apples and Clovis Points"  and Gil's Third Paul Harris Award
June 15 2021   First Live Meeting at Legacy Resort & Spa
                          Art Pratt Foundation Grant - Waldorf School
June 08 2021   Donate Your Body to Medical Science - Luke Zabel
June 01 2021   Electoral College - Paula Whitesell
May 25 2021    Honoring USA Heroes - Ed Presnillo Founder
May 19 2021    Our Southern Border - Agent Pirro Community Liaison
May 11 2021    Casa de Armistad - Nichol Mione-Greene
May 04 2021    Cal Expo and State Fair - Jess Durfee
Apr 27 2021     San Diego Humane Society - Laura Leonard
                           OMR Community Partner of the Year with STAR/PAL
Apr 20 2021     The Salvation Army - Lt Colonel Lee Lescano
                           Art Pratt Foundation Grant to Youth Assistance Colation
Apr 13 2021     Pacific Arts Movement - Kent Lee, Executive Director
Apr  06 2021    The Electoral College or Popular Vote? - Jeanne Weider 
                                 San Diego League of Women Voters
Mar 30 2021    Save Moms Campaign - DR. Fran Ayalasomayajula Msc.D.
Mar 23 2021    Rotary in the Post-Pandemic World - 
                                District Governor Steven Weitzen, District 5340
Mar 16 2021    Rotary Four Way Speech contest District 5340
                                       Sub-Regional Round
Mar 09 2021    Rotary International Foundation - Geoff Cochran,
                                      Annual Giving Officer
                           Art Pratt Foundation Grant to Resounding Joy
Mar 02 2021    San Diego County Sheriffs Department - Bill Gore
Feb 23 2021     Alliance for HOPE International - Casey Gwinn
Feb 16 2021     Four Way Test Speech Contest Reality Changers
Feb 09 2021     California Oil Museum - Jeanne Eigner
                           Doors of Change - Jeffrey Sitcov
Feb 02 2021     Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego - Danny Sherlock
Jan 26 2021      The Rotary Children's Fund - Vitaliy Bedroznov
Jan 19 2021       Global Care Alliance - Niles Sharif, Founder
Jan 12 2021       District Governor Visit - Steve Weitzen
Jan 05 2021       Corona Conversation - Don Krupp
Dec 16 2020      San Diego Gulls Hockey - Casey Callahan
Dec 08 2020      Making Democracy Work - Jeanne Weidner
Dec 01 2020       JustServe.org - Robin Gephart
Nov 25 2020      Captain Encouragement - Nicholas Domingo
Nov 18 2020      Moreton Fig Tree Project - John Boalthouse
                             Art Pratt Foundation - San Diego Military Outreach Ministries
Nov 11 2020      Black Lives Matter Closing the Racial Gap - Elaine Swann
Nov 03 2020      Star/PAL - Claire LeBeau
Oct 27 2020       San Diego District Attorney - Summer Stephan
                             Project Mercy - Home Building - Gary Stemple
Oct 21 2020       The Old Globe - Barry Edelstein
Oct 13 2020       Voting in San Diego - Rosie Rascon 
Oct 06 2020       Good Will Industries - Darlene Cossio
Sep 29 2020      San Diego Food Bank - James Floros
Sep 22 2020      Doors of Change - Jeffrey Sitcov and Joanne Newguard
Sep 16 2020      Kitchens for Good - Jennifer Gilmore
Sep 10 2020      On & On Ministries - Philip Cunningham
Aug 28 2020      San Diego Airport Authority - Michelle Brega
Aug 18 2020       Cultivating Literacy - Julia Neff and Leigh Monistere
Sep 15 2019       Assistant Police Chief Paul Connelly - San diego Police
Aug 31 2019        John Musselman - Flying Samaritans
Aug 17 2019        John Bolthouse = Friends of Balboa Park
Aug 11 2019        District 5340 Membership Seminar
Jul 26 2019          Marta Knight - District Governor visit
Jul 19 2019          Thousand Smilles and Nativity Prep Academy Donation
Jul 14 2019          Martha Bothwell - San Diego Parks Foundation
Jun 26 2019        Pres Bob Chalfa Demotion dinner
Jun 19 2019        Hamburg ist ein Schones Stadchen - RI Convention
Jun 13 2019        Model United Nations - Pathways to Peace Youth Event
Jun 11 2019        Hamburg ist ein schones Stadtchen - RI Convention
May 30 2019       Chantal Sicly-Kira - Autism
                              Bea Halk inducted into YMCA Hall of Fame
May 20 2019       Diane Crawford - The World Needs more Rotarians
                              Ninth Annual "So You Think You've Got Talent San Diego"
May 13 2019       Jerry Saunders - The State of Business in San Diego
April 30 2019      Lisa Pedace - Fighting Stress with Humor
April 16 2019      VIIDAI 
Mar 30 2019       Anna Arancibia - Rotary Area 8 Joint Meeting
Mar 19 2019       Four Way Test Speech Contest - Second Round
Feb 14 2019        Four Way Test Speech Contest - Reality Changers
Jan 28 2019         Reception for District Governor Elects
Jan 14 2019         Reception for International DGEs
Feb 2018             Sofia Huertero - San Diego Blood Bank
                              Marge Cole - Rotary International Foundation
                              Barb Fiorina - Meals on Wheels
                              Tom Leach - Fun on the Job
Jan  2018              Jean Farb Middle School Lead Students
                              Curt Waugh & Sean Nickelson - San Diego Padres
                              Dr Kevin Glynn - Tuberculosis in San diego
                              Niles Sharif - Global Care Alliance
                              Mike Rogers - Old Mission Rotary History
                              Heather Rogers - Kilimanjaro
OM Bell Nov Dec 2017     Sheriff Bill Gore Update
Pre 2017 Listing of Speakers and Topics
OM Bell 070913  Demotion Dinner President Omar
OM Bell 120313  The Tax Man Cometh - Dan McAllistar
OM Bell 121013  Copley YMCA Gift Wrapping Luncheon 
OM Bell 121713  Old Mission Christmas Party
OM Bell 010714  High Heel Golfer - Jennifer Harris
OM Bell 011414  Workshops for Warriors - Hernan Luis y Prado
OM Bell 012114  Pathways to Peace - Clara Harris
OM Bell 021814  Old Mission 4-Way Speech Contest
OM Bell 022514  Burundi Challenges   - Onosphere Manirakiza
OM Bell 022514  Art Pratt Foundation Grant to San Diego Rescue Mission
OM Bell 030414  UP” The Next Five Years - San Diego Outlook - Alan Nevin
OM Bell 031114  4-Way Test Speech Sub Regional Contest
OM Bell 031814  Can American Manufacturing be Saved - Michele Nash-Hoff
OM Bell 040114  Mission Valley and Copley YMCA Updates - Omar Calleros and Rich Wilson
OM  Bell 040814  Model United Nations  
OM Bell 042214   A Champion on and off the Field - John Brockington
OM Bell 042914   Do Pigs Fly?  Welcome to Scripps Health  - Susan Taylor
OM Bell 042914   Rotarians at Work Update
OM Bell 050614   The San Diego Library Foundation - Vickie Church
OM Bell 050614   Sasebo North Rotary Club of Japan
OM Bell 050614   International Service at Colonia Vicente Guerrero
OM Bell 051314   The San Diego Senior Games - Blaine Phipps
OM Bell 052714   RYLA Program Update - Tom Sandler
OM Bell 053114   Sea World Training Programs - John Spafford
OM Bell 053114   Art Pratt Foundation Grant to Robotics Club at John Muir School
OM Bell 061014   The Art of Story Telling- Carolyn Ayres
OM Bell 061714   Surfing Madonna – The Virgen de Guadalupe - Artist Mark Patterson
OM Bell 061714   Art Pratt Foundation Grant to K-9 Friendly Visitors
OM Bell 062314   LEAD Program  - John Harmata
OM Bell 062414   I hate my Yard – DIT Network -  Sara Bendrick
OM Bell 070114   Demotion Dinner for Steve Nunez
OM Bell 070814   White Labs use of hi-tech Yeasts in Beer and Wine - Megan Dekorne
OM Bell 071514   Excelsior Chess at Joan Kroc Salvation Army Center - Mike Hedman
OM Bell 072914   District Governor Louise Andres Visit
OM Bell 072914   Old Mission Rotary Donation to Thousand Smiles Foundation
OM Bell 080514   San Diego Water Authority Update - Teresa Penunuri
OM Bell 081214   Joys of World Travel and Studying abroad -  Kathleen Harris
OM Bell 081214   Wounded Warriors Visit Old Mission      
OM Bell 081914   Shelter Box - Pete Griffith
OM Bell 082214   Rebuilding Together  San Diego -  Stella Villasenor
OM Bell 090214   Solar Cooker  -  Roger Haines
OM Bell 090214   Colonia Lomas de San Ramon Update
OM Bell 091614   San Diego Airport Authority Update -  Keith Wilchetz
OM Bell 092314   Labor Law - Ward Henirichs
OM Bell 092314   Art Pratt Foundation grant to YWCA
OM Bell 093014   Vesta’s 100th Birthday Celebration  
OM Bell 100714   Preserving Our Past with Storytelling - Bob Goodman
OM Bell 101414   Rotary Youth Exchange  -aren Strabala
OM Bell 101414   Project Mercy Update – Two Homes Built
OM Bell 102114   Veterans Research Alliance - Seve Lewandowski
OM Bell 102114   Art Pratt Foundation Grant to City Heights Community Development
OM Bell 102814   Money Can’t buy Me Love… Or can it? - Katherine Willey
OM Bell 110414   City of San Diego Pure Water Program and Katherine Willey's Challenge of RI Foundation Donations
OM Bell 111414   Community Campership Council - Susan Thorning and Jack Cottrell Inducted
OM Bell 111414   Art Pratt Foundation Donation to Community Campership Council
OM Bell 111814   What is VIIDAI?
OM Bell 112514   Thanksgiving for the Wounded Warriors
OM Bell 120214   Rotary Fellowship and International Exchange and Interactions for Peace Kenya
OM Bell 120914   Coply YPMC Luncheon and wrapping presents
OM Bell 121614   Paula Kelly on International Relief Teams
OM Bell 011315  Heart Beat Music Academy by Tyra Hawthorne
OM Bell 012715  Project Peanut Butter by District Governor Nominee Marilyn Sanderson
OM Bell 013015  Special Edition - Katherine's Farewell Event
OM Bell 022015 Four Way Speech Contest and Catholic Charities Homeless Women
OM Bell 022415  San Diego Education Fund Briefing
OM Bell 030315  Social Media - Scott Carr
OM Bell 031715  Caitlin Edwards Irish Dancing and Steve Nunez receives Paul Harris Fellowship
OM Bell 032415  Rotary 4 Way Test Sub Finals
OM Bell 033115  From Chechnya with Love & Artem Luzukin visits
OM Bell 042115   Big Brothers and Big Sisters
OM Bell 042815   Vision Therapy
OM Bell 060215   The Trabajodores of San Quentin
OM Bell 061615   Prez Jerry Back from Brazil and Gift of Van to UABC
OM Bell 062315   Shelter Box Nepal, Climate Change
OM Bell 070715   Lead Students Visit, Wonder Writers and Televisionaries
OM Bell 071415   Home Start and Art Pratt Foundation Grant
OM Bell 072815   Western Service Worker's Association
OM Bell 081115    Art Pratt Foundation Grant Carol's House
OM Bell 081815   Lead Program for Middle School
OM Bell 082515   District Governor Janice Kurth Official Visit
OM Bell 090815   Youth Exchange and Crowdfunding
​OM Bell 092215   ReBoot Workshop and USS Midway
OM Bell 092915   The Play is the Thing and Making Music
OM Bell  101315   Darkest Africa and Live on Alcatraz
OM Bell 102715    Lead and Project Mercy Presentations
OM Bell 110315    Thousand Smiles
OM Bell 111015    Rotary Foundation
OM Bell 111715     A passion for Education and Rite Care Childhood Language
OM Bell 120815   Rob Weinberg on Leveraging Foundation Grant
OM Bell 121515    Annual Copley-Price YMCA Gift Wrapping
OM Bell 122915   Best Western Seven Seas Remodel and Pizarro Brothers
OM Bell 011216   Meeting at the YMCA in Mission Valley and Tom Sandler
OM Bell 020216  Meeting at San Diego Airport
OM Bell 022316  4 Way Speech Contest
OM Bell 030916  Joint Meeting with PB Rotaract