August 3, 2020 
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Happy August! This month is shaping up to be an interesting and informative one with a variety of speakers and online community events. On August 6th, we hear from Margie Hernandez from Vision to Learn, on August 13th, we have Larry Parson from Shelter Box speaking at our meeting, on August 20th we welcome District 5280 Governor Bette Hall, and on August 27th, we get an update from the folks at LAWA - LAX on the people mover project. We also have the upcoming District Breakfast on August 4th, and meetings 2 and 3 of YMCA's Common Ground Seminars to discuss the current state of policing. We hope you can join us online for these amazing discussions!
Mychal's Learning Place
On 7/30/20 we welcomed guest speaker Anna Garalde from Mychal's Learning Place. Anna is currently the Community Relations and Events Director at Mychals. She has been with the organization for 13 years and has been actively involved in all of its aspects. She went from working as a Support Staff member in the Hawthorne After School Program, to working the Saturday programs, to directing the morning Adult Day program, and is now collaborating with the outside community through businesses, donors, and other organizations. She works with Mychals to provide the support, training and opportunities to youth and young adults with developmental disabilities in order to build their independence and pursue their goals and dreams. She gave us a virtual tour of the facility and gave us an update on how Mychal's has adapted its program to cope with the pandemic. 
Carol Hahn
On 7/23/20 we heard from guest speaker Carol Hahn. She is a wellness and fitness nurse that helps people over 50 increase their strength, flexibility, balance and quality of life. She strives to help clients meet their goals through an integrated and holistic perspective of nursing, yoga, and personal training. Carol promotes “optimal health” and active lifestyles for individuals regardless of their functional abilities. She led our Rotary group through a variety of  stretching exercises and gave us tips on healthy living.  
Camp Pendleton Donations
Did you know there are over 70,000 Marines at Camp Pendleton? Did you know more than 160 babies are born to the Marine families each month? Did you know there are 10,000 children under the age of 5?
Many of the Marines are deployed when their babies are born and family and friends may not be nearby. With very low income, most do not have all they need for newborns and small children, or basic items to set up an apartment.
The Rotary Clubs in District 5280 have been very generous to our Marines and it is that time again for us to donate items for this program.
Here is a photo of our club's contribution to the Marines. These donations were received from our community and from our El Segundo Rotarians. We hope these items bring joy and relief to the wonderful families of our service men and women. Thank you to everyone who donated! ...and a big Thank YOU to our amazing service men and women out there. ... We appreciate you!
Randy Collins
On 7/16/20 we welcomed guest speaker Randal Collins. Randy is the Emergency Management Coordinator for the city of El Segundo, CA. He also serves as the President and CEO for the All-Hazards Incident Management Teams Association, a position he has held since 2012 and is a charter board member. He spoke with our club about his role in Emergency Management amidst the Covid pandemic and how it effects our El Segundo community.  
Derek Johnson Nutrition
On 7/9/20 we heard from guest speaker Derek Johnson. He has over 20+ years experience as a holistic and functional nutritionist and is passionate about coaching people on how to make healthy, and sustainable, lifestyle changes. Derek has clients across the country and he provides his custom nutrition consulting services in-person at his offices in Los Angeles and El Segundo as well as via phone, FaceTime and through Zoom video conferencing. Derek is considered an expert in weight loss resistance, gastrointestinal health, adrenal fatigue and many other areas and has helped thousands of people to set, reach and maintain their wellness goals. He spoke to our Rotary club about general nutrition and helpful fitness and lifestyle tips. 
August Birthdays & Anniversaries
Michael Bell - Aug 09
Justin Mularz - Aug 13
Julie Stolnack - Aug 17
Judith Wilson - Aug 17
Rebecca Haynes - Aug 25
Susan & Zeke Aceves - Aug 02 2017 - 3 years
Rebecca & Tom Bergin - Aug 07 2004 - 16 years
Dickie Van Breene & Mark Burton - Aug 14 2002 - 18 years
Julie & Phill Stolnack - Aug 18 1990 - 30 years
Denny & Jo-Anne McDonough - Aug 22 1972 - 48 years
Elyse Beardsley - 32 years - Aug 01 1988
Michele A. Rogers - 20 years - Aug 01 2000
Gary Wilson - 30 years - Aug 01 1990
James McLees - 14 years - Aug 27 2006
Dean Seligman - 11 years - Aug 27 2009
Aug 06, 2020
SAG for Vocational Services and representative for vision to Learn
Aug 13, 2020 12:00 PM
Shelter Box
Aug 20, 2020 12:30 AM
District Governor Visit
Aug 27, 2020 12:30 PM
LAWA - LAX Construction Update and Automated People Mover Virtual Presentation
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Upcoming Events
District Breakfast
Aug 04, 2020
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Common Ground - Where Are We Now?
Aug 04, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Common Ground - Where Do We Go From Here?
Aug 11, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Community Programs
COVID-19 Senior Outreach
Medical Equipment Rentals
Rotary Websites
El Segundo Rotary Club
District 5280
Rotary International
End Polio
Russell Hampton
ClubRunner Mobile
Did you know?                                               #randomfacts

"Typhoid Mary" was a real historical person who became notorious in the early 1900s. She was an Irish woman named Mary Mallon who immigrated to the United States in the 1880s. Though she had no symptoms of typhoid fever, she carried the bacteria in her blood and could pass it on to other people. Because no doctor could convince her that this was true and she didn't feel sick, she insisted on working as a cook. During her career, she infected at least 51 people, three of whom died, before she was isolated in enforced quarantine for the last decades of her life.

August is Rotary Membership Month

August is Membership Month, which means it’s time to celebrate our Rotary club, our members, and the good we do in our community and around the world.

There are many ways to join in the celebration, but here are a few activities to get you started:

  • Say it loud, say it proud! Let everyone in your social network know that you are a proud member by changing your Twitter and Facebook profile to the I’m a Proud Member graphic. Copy and save the graphic as your profile picture for August.
  • We Are Rotary. Using the hashtag #WeAreRotary, post photos to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Linked-In of our club members at work in your community or abroad to show how Rotary makes a positive impact in the world.
  • Making a difference. Rotary clubs are known for the high-impact service projects they undertake locally and globally. Share stories about our own service projects and how they improve lives on Rotary Showcase. Be sure to follow Rotary International on Social Media to see what other Rotary members around the world are doing to celebrate Membership Month.
  • What does Rotary mean to you? Rotarians have pushed polio to the brink of eradication, delivered clean water to those in need, improved their local communities, provided scholarships to the next generation of peacemakers, and continued to do good in the world. Share the news with others and let them know what its like to be a proud Rotarian!
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