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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift January 20, 2022

PROGRAM Dr. Bob introduced the speaker, Joe Firmage. Bob met Joe twenty years ago when Joe approached him seeking to review and authenticate Bob’s UFO

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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift January 13, 2022

PROGRAM Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis, who was introduced by Past President George Lesley. Jon was presented with a check for $2000 for Newport

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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift December 23, 2021

PROGRAM Richard Swinney introduced Kim Turner. In January 2018, sixteen-year old Patrick, the youngest of her four children, died by suicide. Kim founded Patrick’s Purpose

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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift December 9, 2021

PROGRAM Diane Daruty introduced Mike Halphide, Assistant Fire Chief for the Newport Beach Fire Department and Chief of Lifeguard Operations. Mike attended UCI, where he

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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift November 18, 2021

PROGRAM Introduced by George Lesley, Harbormaster Paul Blank took sailing lessons in 1975 and graduated from Estancia, got a BA in psychology. He was an

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Newport Harbor
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Spindrift November 11, 2021

PROGRAM George introduced member Will O’Neill, Council Member and former Mayor of Newport Beach. Will grew up in Fresno, and obtained his undergraduate degree from

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Newport Harbor
katie banks

Spindrift October 28, 2021

President Mike Gertner started the business Mike Gertner meeting and asked Roger Summers to provide the invocation, and Leo Fracalosy to lead the Pledge. He raised the issue of whether our club should

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Newport Harbor
katie banks

Spindrift October 21, 2021

PROGRAM Cynthia Strasmann introduced Kristina Mermelstein, level four Paraeducator and registered Behaviorist in Special Education at Bridges Community Day High School (Bridges). Kristina Mermelstein Kristina

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Newport Harbor
katie banks

Spindrift October 14, 2021

PROGRAM Our able V.P. in charge of programs, Mitch Mitchell, introduced our speaker, Kate Wheeler, CEO of the Crystal Cove Conservancy, who attended our luncheon along

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Newport Harbor
katie banks

Spindrift September 30, 2021

PROGRAM Mike welcomed George Lesley to share his story. George was born Friday, November the 13th, 1942 in Pomona. His parents had a strong moral

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Newport Harbor
katie banks

Spindrift September 16, 2021

PROGRAM Our own Cynthia Strasmann was our featured speaker this week, and gave us an update on the Youth Programs, which she has been overseeing.

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Newsletter
Shirley Lasmett

District Newsletter for Winter 2021

2021 Winter District Newsletter PDF The Presidents Monthly Report for the California/Nevada District Hello my fellow Exchangites, Wow, another month gone, soon it will be

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California/Nevada District
Dave Black

Climb Every Mountain

Mountaineers understand that getting to a mountain is often as difficult as climbing the mountain itself. The journey before climbing may be long and arduous,

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