Speaker Date Topic
Lee Friedman and Rachel Hommel Oct 04, 2022
San Diego Community Power
San Diego Community Power

San Diego Community Power is a community-owned organization that provides affordable clean energy and invests in the community to create an equitable and sustainable future for the San Diego region. San Diego Community Power endeavors to be a global leader inspiring innovative solutions to climate change, powering our communities with 100% clean affordable energy while prioritizing equity, sustainability, and high-quality jobs.‚Äč

San Diego Community Power - Powering a clean, affordable energy future (sdcommunitypower.org)

Sheida Sahandy, Encina Oct 11, 2022
The Plastics Ban Fallacy
The Plastics Ban Fallacy

Our speaker today will be visiting us virtually via teleconference to talk about investing in public policies and infrastructure that support circular solutions for the use of plastics.

Ms. Sheida Sahandy is the Chief Sustainability Officer for Encina, a circular chemicals company. Ms. Sahandy has a cross-section of experience spanning business, government, science, and law. After graduating from Columbia Law School, she practiced corporate and securities law, focusing on access to capital markets and M&A transactions. She then earned a Master of Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government with a focus on environmental science and policy. She has experience in regulatory, legislative, and governance systems at the federal, state, and local levels with deep experience in the creation of public/private partnerships to advance environmental and social goals. Most recently, she served as a member of the executive cabinet for Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, where she led the turnaround of the State agency responsible for the recovery of the nation’s largest estuary, the Puget Sound.

Tim McCully, District 5340 ShelterBox Ambassador Oct 18, 2022
ShelterBox
ShelterBox

ShelterBox is a charity that delivers aid to families devastated by conflict or disaster, to give them durable shelter and the tools to rebuild communities.  Tim McCully is our Rotary District 5340 ShelterBox Ambassador and he will be visiting with to talk about the work ShelterBox is doing around the globe.

Emergency Disaster Relief - ShelterBox

Old Mission Rotary Club Social @ 5:30 pm Oct 25, 2022
Covewood Patio, Mission Bay Resort
Covewood Patio, Mission Bay Resort

Join us this evening for our monthly Club Social on the Covewood Patio, overlooking Mission Bay and Fiesta Island at the Mission Bay Resort, 1775 East Mission Bay Drive. 

Free parking can be found on the front drive entrance lined with palm trees, or on the steet right outside the hotel.  Or - there is gated parking with validation at the front desk after you show your receipt from Covewood.

Sarah Saluta, SD Cooperative Charter School Nov 01, 2022
All About Charter Schools in California
All About Charter Schools in California

Ever wonder about charter schools?  Today we have Sarah Saluta, Executive Director from the San Diego Cooperative Charter School, to tell us everything we want to know.

 
Rudy Vargas & Carla Camacho, Ocean Discovery Inst Nov 08, 2022
The Ocean Discovery Institute
The Ocean Discovery Institute
Ocean Discovery Institute creates learning experiences for young people traditionally excluded from science due to race, income status, and educational opportunity. Students enrolled in their programs will join high-paying fields, break generational poverty, and change the future of science.  We will hear from Rudy Vargas, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors and Carla Camacho, Director of Business Development about the work they are doing to further the engagement of youth with science and science careers.

Ocean Discovery Institute – Young Lives Transformed Through Science

Justice Brian M. Hoffstadt Nov 15, 2022
California Division 2 Court of Appeals
California Division 2 Court of Appeals

Justice Hoffstadt has served on the California Court of Appeals since August, 2014.  Please join us at Old Mission Rotary for lunch to hear Justice Hoffstadt's personal reflection on the justice system in California.

Division Two: Associate Justice Brian M. Hoffstadt - 2DCA

No Meeting - Thanksgiving Holiday Week Nov 22, 2022
Club Social Nov 29, 2022
Covewood Patio, Mission Bay Resort
Covewood Patio, Mission Bay Resort

Join us this evening for our monthly Club Social on the Covewood Patio, overlooking Mission Bay and Fiesta Island at the Mission Bay Resort, 1775 East Mission Bay Drive. 

Free parking can be found on the front drive entrance lined with palm trees, or on the steet right outside the hotel.  Or - there is gated parking with validation at the front desk after you show your receipt from Covewood.

Barbara Bry, Co-Author of "I Did It" Dec 06, 2022
The Story of the Largest Woman-Run Ponzi Scheme in American History
The Story of the Largest Woman-Run Ponzi Scheme in American History

Barbara Bry, former CIty of San Diego City Councilor, will visit with Old Mission Rotary to talk about her recently published book, "I Did It."  It's the story of Gina Champion Cain who ran the largest woman-run ponzi scheme in American history. Join us for a terrific gourmet lunch, great fellowship and a truly provocative presentation.

Katherine Solimine Dec 13, 2022
Holistic Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Holistic Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy in and of itself is a holistic and client-centered profession. However, a holistic Occupational Therapist looks at an individual as a spiritual, physical, and emotional being, where each piece interlinks and plays a role in the other. Join us to hear from Katherine Solimine, founder and owner of Sunny Blosson Therapy about holistic pediatric ocupational therapy and its practice can help children and families succeed in an ever more stressful environment.

Sunny Blossom Therapy

 

No Meeting - Christmas Holiday Week Dec 27, 2022
No Meeting - New Years Holiday Week Jan 03, 2023
Brandy Schwab & Michelle Pius Jan 10, 2023
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts
Fresh Start Surgical Gifts

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts is a medical charity for children that transforms the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities caused by birth, accidents, abuse, or disease through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related healthcare services, at no cost whatsoever to patients.

Charities for Children, Organizations to Help Children (freshstart.org)

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