Feb 3 – General Meeting – Rafael Castellanos to Speak on the Blue Economy – Annual Elections of Officers

Our meeting this month is earlier than usual to accommodate performances of the Point Loma Playhouse with their new production A Permanent Image.

Rafael Castellanos, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Port Commission, will speak to us about the Blue Economy in San Diego.

“The San Diego region’s economic development potential depends on our ability to fully realize the opportunities presented by the ocean. With a commitment of $1 million a year for five years, the Port of San Diego has developed a Blue Economy Incubator to support early stage and market ready ventures. Some of this money is already going to our first round of demonstration pilot projects, which include copper remediation, vessel washing, and smart marina optimization technologies. Aquanauts, deep-sea explorers, marine equipment operators, marine spatial planners, underwater robotics technicians – these are just some of the great blue jobs of the future. We can’t even begin to imagine some of the other great blue jobs that will be created.”

We have our Annual Election of officers, with Ruth Rollins presiding as head of the nominating committee.

As well as the candidates listed below we accept nominations from the floor.

  • President, Merrin Muxlow
  • Vice President, Angela Hawkins
  • Secretary, Gary Werchak
  • Treasurer, Dave Furlano

Western Service Workers Association Super Bowl Sunday Tamale Benefit

If you ordered Tamales we’ll have those ready for collection at the meeting. If you didn’t you can still order them now:

Suggested donation: $20 per dozen or $10 for 1⁄2 dozen

Your choice of tamales: Chicken, Pork or Vegan

Orders available for pick-up at: La Jolla United Methodist Church 6063 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037 (map)

Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

For delivery, call (619) 238-9763

Membership – Join or Renew

Club membership is open to all registered Democrats.

Associate memberships are also available for non-registered Democrats who intend to register when they become eligible or are registered as No Party Preference (NPP).

Benefits of membership include:

  • Dues support club events and help elect Democratic candidates
  • Vote on club business and endorsements
  • Ability to take part in club discussions (only members are recognized to speak at club meetings)
  • Discounts on entry for Summer and Winter club parties
  • Discounts for certain San Diego County Democratic Party events
  • Discounts for t-shirts and other club accessories

Memberships paid from November 1, are good through the end of the following year.

President’s Circle and Patron members are listed on the Club website (unless they request otherwise).

Please click here to purchase your membership online (you will be taken to a secure payment site, we don’t store any of your payment details).

If you prefer you can pay by check or cash by clicking here.


February 3, 2019
4:00PM – 5:30PM

Point Loma Assembly,  3035 Talbot Street, San Diego, CA 92106 (map)

For additional info call (619) 800-5098
Directions and parking information

Social Time
Members are encouraged to get together from 3:30PM before the meeting starts, please bring whatever light drinks/snacks that you’d like to share.

After the meeting ends we suggest adjourning to the Point Break Cafe at 2743 Shelter Island Dr to continue our progressive conversation. Happy Hour is until 6:30pm.

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