President`s Message

The global pandemic of COVID19 has impacted almost every aspect of our lives. We have had to quickly change the way we live our lives and I suspect while some changes might be temporary, others might become the new norm.
 

We need to be able to adapt to the current situation and try to reduce disruption to activities that are important and meaningful to us. An example of this is our weekly luncheon meeting.
 

While we can not meet in person and enjoy the company of one another, the beautiful venue at the Blue Water Grill and the hospitality of our servers, it would be stating the obvious that our weekly meeting is critical for the continuance and growth of our club. Being Rotarians, we will persevere and forge ahead.
 

I am happy to announce that we will meet virtually next Wednesday, the 25th of March and will continue to do so till it is safe for all of us to be in the same room, without social distancing. 
 

We will convert the challenge into an opportunity. We will use these virtual meetings to get to know one another better and continue the fellowship. We will therefore have our own club members give vocational or craft talks. We will have announcements and even some social time. As we get more accustomed to virtual meetings, we might even have speakers at our meetings. I will learn, with the rest of the club how this all pans out.
 

John Barnett is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Club Information

Redondo Beach

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:15 PM
Bluewater Grill
665 N Harbor Dr.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
United States of America
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At the 2016 Annual Rotary District 5280 Conference in San Diego,
the Rotary Club of Redondo Beach was named the District's Large Club of Excellence.
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Redondo Beach Rotary Club News

Ron Cody passed away peacefully on March 16, 2020 with his family in attendance. A former president of the Redondo Beach Rotary Club (2009-2010) he was instrumental in merging the North Redondo Beach Rotary Club with the Redondo Beach Rotary Club.
 
Shortly after graduating from Redondo Union High School in 1965 Ron was drafted into the US Army; he was honorably discharged as a Specialist 5 and received the Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service.
 
After military service Ron joined the Redondo Beach Fire Department; he served the city from 1969 to 2002 having spent time in every position except Fire Chief at some point in his 33 years of service.
 
In addition, he was highly active in community affairs including the Scottish Fest in Orange County, Redondo Union High School Alumni Association, and the Red Cross. He volunteered for for the Red Cross for over a month in Louisiana helping victims of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
 
Ron was a music fan and played in the Los Angeles Police Society of Pipes and Drums.
 
He is survived by his wife, Ellen, son, daughter and three grandsons.
 
Mar 08, 2020
Member pictureDr. Nasrin Moghadasian, a chiropractor who owns and founded Body Care Spine and Nerve Center, and Body Care Regenerative Medicine in Redondo Beach, spoke about the game-changing benefits of Regenerative Medicine Therapy.  In addition to explaining what exactly Regenerative Medicine is, she educated us on how it works and who can benefit from this breakthrough in pain relief.  Specifically, she talked about the benefits of stem cell technology.

Dr. Nasrin pointed out the stem cell decline as we age.  Instead she uses what is known as Wharton’s Jelly, or stem cells from the umbilical cord of newborn babies. A baby my have one stem cell per 10,000 cells in its body, by the time humans reach age 60 stem cells decline to one in 250,000 cells. Clearly, she said, "Using youthful stem cells will give a better outcome."
Feb 26, 2020
 Dad, in this story Rotarian Dr. Bruce Logan, gave a craft talk about his profession - and the years of study he's under-taken. Meanwhile, the daughter in this 

story Kimber Logan, gave an inspirational talk about her experience as a counselor with the ANASAZI Foundation.
 
The Foundation was started in 1988 to "help parents and children to work in harmony in the wilderness of the world." It is a     The foundation was start in 1988 to "help parents and children turn their hearts to one another, begin anew, and walking program based in the Tonto National Forest near
Mesa, Ariz. Walk, yes, Kimber told us that participants, mostly young people estranged from their parents, in groups of nine with a counselor, walk and camp in the forest and desert for two months. Participants are not allowed to communicate with 
friends for the duration,
although parents are invited along for a couple of days.

Among the principles guiding the ANASAZI "Young Walker's" program are acknowledgement of the Creator in all good things, recognizing that
each YoungWalker is part of a family, honor each family's personal faith and traditions, provides opportunities for each YoungWalker to leave behind the old and begin anew. and teaching survival skills to create opportunities to listen, learn, discover and teach. Click here to learn more about the ANASAZi Foundation.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Redondo Beach Police Detective Scot Martin told Rotarians
that telephone scammers "look for ways to get cash or something
of value from you that can't be traced." He added, "Be vigilant,
check your credit regularly. I check mine every two weeks."
Martin explained several common telephone and internet
scams, noting some thieves have gotten away with a much
as $60,000 cash from unsuspecting Redondo Beach residents.
Rotarian and Commander of the Redondo Beach
Police Reserves, Mike Stark, receives check for
$5075.25 from 
club president Faisal Hashmi. 
Redondo Beach Mayor 
Bill Brand (center) and
incoming club president 
Nancy Weisel look on.
Feb 11, 2020
About 35 members of the Rotary Club of Redondo Beach participated in a gun safety class at the shooting range of the Redondo Beach Police Department.  The event. The event was held on Saturday, February 11th.  "Civilians don't normally have access to the range," said Rotarian and commander of the Reserve unit of the Redondo Beach Police Department. "Our objective was to teach gun safety," he said, and we taught Rotarians to shoot a 9mm pistol, a .45mm pistol and a long rife." The Rotary Club has long raised funds for the Reserves' activities. It recently donated $5,000  to the reserves from the Rotary Club's Community Foundation.
 
 
Feb 06, 2020
The Community Foundation of the Rotary Club of Redondo Beach, has made a $5075.25 contribution to the Redondo Beach  Police Department, the check was accepted by Mike Stark, a Rotarian member of the club and commander of the Redondo Beach Police Reserves. Shown above (from left to right) are Mike Stark, Nancy Weisel, incoming president of the club,   and Faisal Hashmi, current president of the club.