The LJDC Monthly Meeting
Sunday, March 10, 2019
2 - 4:30 pm (Reminder - Daylight Savings Begins)
PROGRAM: The 11th Commandment
SPEAKER: George Mitrovich, founder of the San Diego City Club
In 1975, George Mitrovich of San Diego, California, founded The City Club of San Diego, a non-partisan public forum. In 1985 he founded The Denver Forum. In 2003 The City Club was named the third best public forum in America and The Forum, fifth best. In addition, he chairs for the Boston Red Sox The Great Fenway Park Writers Series, the only literary series ever sponsored by a professional sports team. He also chairs the Red Sox’s annual birthday tribute to Jackie Robinson. Over 38 years, these three public forums, plus similar undertakings in Los Angeles and South Bend, Indiana, have concurrently presented more than 2,200 programs in the public interest – an average of more than 58 a year.
A United Methodist layman, he has preached in some of America’s leading churches, including Washington’s National Cathedral and Highland Park United Methodist in Dallas.
He was named by Charter 100, a professional women’s organization, “Man of the Year”; by Pacific Bell, an “Outstanding San Diegan”; by the San Diego Mediation Center, “Peacemaker of the Year,” and was given the NAACP’s “Community Involvement” Award. More
Additionally, our club will further discuss resolutions for the State Democratic Convention.
Community Room @ AMC La Jolla 12 Theater
8657 Villa La Jolla Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
The La Jolla Democratic Club is dedicated to voter education and supporting Democratic campaigns. Founded in 1956, it continues to be a group committed to furthering the principles, candidates and causes of the Democratic Party. The Club members are involved in grass root organizing for numerous campaigns, organizations, projects and causes.