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President: Dr. John Button, Canada
Governor: Alan Guire, Lindsay, CA
Exec. Dir.: Lori Butler
Lt. Governor: Cloti Simpelo, Torrey Pines
KIWANIS CLUB OF LA JOLLA
President: Rebecca Morales
Pres. Elect: Henry Chiu
Vice Pres. Bart Calame
Secretary: Jennifer Prager
Ass't Sec.: Wil Johnson
Treasurer: Mike France
Ass't Tres.: Jerry Shafer
Past Pres: Craig Bratlien
Borad of Directors
Wil Johnson Chuck Norris
Frank Beiser Susan Callahan
Nicol Rawson Jeff Laumer
SPEAKERS FOR February 27, 2015
The Honorable Judge Larry A. Burns
Understanding the Court System
The Honorable Judge Larry A. Burns will present an overview of the Federal District Court system, State Superior Court system, and the overall administration of judicial matters. He is closing his court to address us so please give him a good Kiwanis showing. The KOD is Yesmin Saide.
The President's Corner
Club President 2014-2015
Rebecca Morales PhD
Last reminder – the New Member Orientation Tuesday will take place February 24th from 5 to 6:30 pm at the Alta La Jolla Clubhouse. Anyone who has not attended an orientation or would like a refresher is urged to attend. Even those who have not yet joined but are interested in knowing more are invited. Please see or email Wil Johnson to RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVPs are necessary in order to ensure that we have enough material for all.
We will be voting on our By-Laws on March 6th. They have been sent to you electronically, are available on the web and we have hard copies at the meeting for those who don’t receive email. Please look them over before we vote. Let us know beforehand if you see any thing that should be changed.
Our club will have its inaugural meeting of the Young Professionals on Thursday March 13th from 5-6:30 pm at Herringbone. This group of young (and young at heart) Kiwanians and community members are invited to meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to connect, discuss upcoming events, and identify service opportunities.
Please be aware that our joint meeting with Rotary is March 13th. NOTE: It will be at La Valencia.
Also, March 27th is Bring a Pal Day. Please plan to bring a friend who may be interested in joining.
February Program Chair: Larry Hogan
February 6, 2015
KOD: Bob Steck
Program : Overview & Summary of Long Term Care Insurance
Speaker: Doug Hayden, Regional Vice President with Genworth Financial
Organization: Genworth Financial
Long term care is an increasingly important aspect in comprehensive financial planning given our aging population. Healthcare costs are projected to significantly increase in future years, and long term care insurance is an effective way to address these costs. Mr. Hayden has 16 years in this field and has an excellent command of the critical issues impacting this area. It is and will remain a significant component of overall financial planning.
February 13, 2015
Program: Circle K Takeover
Speaker: Jonathon Woo/ Circle K Family Chair ,..
Organization: UCSD Circle K
February 20, 2015
KOD: Wendy Matalon
Program: La Jolla Symphony & Chorus 60th Anniversary & Young Peoples Concert
Speaker: Diane Salisbury Executive Director
Organization: La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
“La Jolla Symphony & Chorus is one of the country’s most imaginative community orchestras..”- per L.A. Times- Mark Swed. Founded in 1954 in the village of La Jolla by Bulgarian conductor Peter Nicholoff, the orchestra , along with its chorus, was invited in 1967 to become an affiliate of the UCSD Music Department. Today, LJS&C continues to be affiliated with UCSD Music Department under its current Music Director Steven Schick and Chorus Director David Chase. Over 200 community orchestra & chorus members perform a subscription series of six concert pairs in Mandeville Auditorium of groundbreaking, traditional and contemporary classic music.
February 27, 2015
Program: Overview of Federal District Court system, State Superior Court system, and the overall administration of judicial matters.
Speaker: The Honorable Larry A. Burns , United States District Judge Southern District of California
Organization: Federal District Court - Southern District of California
Website:The Honorable Judge Larry A. Burns will provide an excellent overview of the Federal District Court system, its role in the administration of judicial matters, and will illustrate the key differences between the Federal District and State Superior Court systems. The Judge will also discuss judicial efficiency, highlighting specific methods he has implemented of handling trials which make the process more efficient and convenient for jurors. Judge Burns has served as United States District Judge since his appointment by President Bush in 2003. He presides over a diversified criminal and civil docket. In recent years, this has included the high profile matters such as the Randy “Duke’Cunningham case, the Javier-Arellano Felix Tijuana drug cartel case, the Tucson, Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Gifford – Loughner case, among many others.