Posted by Sharon Schendel on Aug 13, 2018
In addition to welcoming club visitors Richard Fogg (Rotary Club of North County Inland), Carolyn Sparks (Rotary Club of Las Vegas), Steve Balch (Rotary Club of La Jolla Golden Triangle), honorary member Jim Brunner, and Dani Knapp as a new Associate Member, our members gave plenty of Happy Dollars to express happiness about recent events or people in town for a visit. Donna Fipps was happy to that her Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) puppy in training, Ressa, is the first water-loving CCI dog she’s had; Karin Davies was grateful that her University of Gondar colleagues were awarded all the necessary equipment to outfit a Level 3 NICU at University of Gondar hospital- site of training for her Saving Babies Lives in Ethiopia Global Grant; Ed Siegel was happy to be have an upcoming interview with local raconteur Ken Kramer about his version of the Star Spangled Banner in the key of G; Charles Dorfan expressed happiness at the prospect of studying for both a law degree and MBA at Columbia starting in the fall; Karl Wagner was happy that the August 9 San Diego Blood Bank Drive at the new Del Mar Civic Center had already collected 13 donations; Scott MacDonald was thankful to have his son and daughter-in-law in from Morocco; Marty Peters donated Happy Dollars in recognition of a Paul Harris Fellowship he awarded to Fr. James Rude, S.J.; visiting Assistant District Governor Susie Callahan was happy that she yet again at a meeting with Richard Fogg; and Sharon Schendel was pleased to see publication of a collaborative study on improved treatments for Ebola virus infections that appeared in Cell.  The proceeds from all this happiness will go to support our many club projects.