United Through Reading And Eagle Scout Presentations
The back up editor is at the helm for healing George K. in PA and Bob Sheridan who needs a break and replacement. Yes, we are looking for another green sheet editor…it is an simple job do not be intimidated by the writing…add your own flare.
Pat Kelly led us in a prayer and Jim Callaway started the pledge. The room was full of guests for a busy summer day in Coronado…for those who missed it retiree Christian Esquevin slipped in for a visit too. Guests were Shannon and Rajin from Coronado Hospital, Glenda: BJ’s Comfort Keeper support, John Cook Eagle Scout, Sally Zoll with Gov Elect Jim Zoll, and Mo…the top 50/50 winner.
First up John Cook presented his Eagle Project proposal: a storage shed at CHS for a cost of just under $500. We presented John with a check for $250.
Sally Zoll presented a touching video and update of the United thru Reading program which is in its 30th year…an amazing program for our military families.
A surprise new member induction, Dave Hoppe who has some history with our club as his father was a member in the 70’s and 80’s. Dave is sponsored by President Carla and inducted by Past President Linda Stanton. Dave is a CHS and SDSU grad as well as participating in our annual SF. Like many families of SD his father was transferred here for work and the family stayed to be a part of the community.
Birthdays for missing members John Bassort and Julie Ruef… Anniversaries for Mayor Bailey and Matt Pontes.
Mayor Bailey also made a presentation of a city proclamation for our annual SF Week… this following week it is SF Week in Coronado as declared by the City of Coronado.
Our guest speaker, Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina. Serge was here as the executive director of Wildcoast. WILDCOAST is an international team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife.
Serge and his wife studied whales in Baja California and wrote about those experiences as well as two other books about the sea. With Wildcoast the organization is working with Mexico, Coronado and SD with representatives in Washington, D. C. to resolve the ongoing sewage issues from TJ river.
As well as his work with Wildcoast, Serge is busy upgrading Imperial Beach city services, such as out door fitness courts and work out court. Future plans is a recreation dept and pool for the citizens of IB.
For more information about about Wildcoast check out the webpage: https://wildcoast.org.
NEXT WEEK CALLING ALL MEMBERS.. .COME ONE COME ALL FOR OUR ANNUAL YELLOW SHIRT GROUP PHOTO AND SF BRIEF.
Also surprise video of Landing on the Moon….
DON’T MISS OUT
ALSO, dues is due…send checks to Treasurer Dr. Moore or at the meeting Don Crawford will take credit cards.