Speaker Date Topic
Kristina Saffran Sep 27, 2018
Project HEAL: Support for eating disorder recovery
Project HEAL:  Support for eating disorder recovery

Kristina Saffan is the founder and CEO of Project HEAL, which provides peer support programs as well as financial support for treatment and recovery for people with eating disorders. Ms. Saffran founded Project HEAL with her friend Liana Rosenman when they were both 15 years old after they met while being treated for eating disorders.  She is a Harvard graduate and was named a 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 social entrepreneur in recognition of her work with Project Heal.

Toni Hood Oct 04, 2018
Kids for Peace: Empowering Children to Promote Peace
Kids for Peace: Empowering Children to Promote Peace

Kids for Peace provides a platform for young people to actively engage in socially conscious leadership, community service, arts, environmental stewardship and global friendships. Through 300 interconnected chapters across the world, Kids for Peace projects and programs empower youth to create a more healthy and harmonious planet. As an educator for special needs children, Kids for Peace Vice President Toni Hood aimed to foster communities of teachers and learners who value multiculturalism, peaceful coexistence, and thoughtful acts of kindness.

Lynn Flanagan Oct 11, 2018
A Life in Motion
A Life in Motion

Lynn Flanagan has faced multiple challenges in her life, but that didn’t stop her from founding one of the preeminent sports marketing and management companies, InMotion Events.  Lynn will discuss her recently published a memoir in which she shares her experiences and ways she overcame tremendous challenges in an effort to keep moving forward. 

Club Dark for Chili & Quackers on October 20, 2018 Oct 18, 2018

In lieu of our October 18, 2018 meeting, join us Saturday October 20 from noon to 4 PM at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar.  Visit the club website to adopt ducks and purchase chili tasting in advance of the event.  

Jim McNemanin Oct 25, 2018
The Del Mar Resort
The Del Mar Resort

Interested to know what will happen to the property site on the bluffs above Del Mar?   Jim McNemamin, Senior Vice President of Forward Planning for Zephyr, will speak about plans for the proposed Del Mar Resort, which they refer to as a “resort without walls” that will include hotel and meeting space as well as a publicly-accessible park and walking trails. 

Bob Gans Nov 01, 2018
The Del Mar Foundation: Enhancing Community Life in Del Mar
The Del Mar Foundation: Enhancing Community Life in Del Mar

The Del Mar Foundation manages an endowment of over two million dollars devoted to enhancing community life in Del Mar through the sponsorship of cultural programs and community events as well as acquisition and preservation of open space and improvement of Del Mar beaches and parklands.  Bob Gans is the current president of the Foundation and will discuss how the Foundation serves the Del Mar Community and ways for community members to get involved. 

Clem Brown Nov 08, 2018
An Environmentally Sustainable Future for Del Mar
An Environmentally Sustainable Future for Del Mar

The Del Mar Climate Action Plan (CAP) seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase reliance on renewable energy sources by the City of Del Mar. Clem Brown, the Environmental Sustainability/Special Project Manager for Del Mar, will speak about his role in creating the city’s plans for a renewable energy program, zero waste program and strategies to reduce reliance on fossil fuels for transportation that include switching the city’s fleet to electric vehicles and improving bike lanes and pedestrian crossings. 

Dan Blacker Nov 15, 2018
Training Winning Thoroughbred Horses
Training Winning Thoroughbred Horses

Dan Blacker was born in England and grew up around horses.  While studying at the University of Edinburgh and after graduation, he worked with a number of trainers across the globe.  He served as assistant trainer to Richard Mandella and TomAlbertrani, working with several Kentucky Derby starters.  He took out a trainer’s license in 2011 and now manages DB Racing based in Inglewood.    

Club Dark for Thanksgiving Nov 22, 2018
Gary London Nov 29, 2018
San Diego Real Estate Market Prospects
San Diego Real Estate Market Prospects

Gary London, Partner of London Moeder Advisors, is a nationally recognized real estate expert who has advised real estate developers, investors, and owners on transformative technological and societal changes taking place in our cities and regions. A graduate of UC Berkeley and San Diego State University, Mr. London has taught real estate development courses at Arizona State University, University of San Diego and the UCSD Extension. He will speak about future prospects for the San Diego real estate market.

Club Dark for Holiday Party December 7, 2018 Dec 06, 2018