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Laura Stees is a CPA & Business Strategist and with Stees, Walker & Company, LLP with offices in Rancho Bernardo.   She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Laura and her firm are members of RAN ONE, the world’s largest international network of independent CPA firms.

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Jan Jones announced that the Nominating Committee made up of past honorees recognized Mike and Cindy Peters as the Coeur de Cuisine 2018 Honorees.  Cindy was born and raised and worked in Escondido, and has been a special education teacher for 30 years.  Mike moved to Escondido and stayed, as a well respected Banker.  The Peters responded that they were humbled and blessed to be named.  The Honorees Photo Portrait was unveiled. Coeur will be February 25th, 2018.

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Past President Mary Geerdes announced the award of a Paul Harris Fellowship, as a gift, to Past President Royce Moore, his third.  All the Paul Harris Fellows were asked to stand up for recognition.  Mary explained that through Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, we can do together what we cannot do alone.  Rotary International is a consultative NGO at the United Nations.  President Rick Greenstein was recognized as well for his signing up for monthly donations to The Rotary Foundation. 

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Pres. Rick Greenstein inducted two returning members, Charlotte Hotchkiss, sponsored by Keith Richenbacher, and Earl Dowdy, sponsored by Rick Greenstein.

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Andrew Kirwin looks a bit stunned as President Rick honors him with Rotarian of the Month for July! As our new Communications Committee Chair, Andrew has responsibilities for Public Image, our website, social media, publications and more, plus creating the weekly visual presentations. Congratulations!