Gateway Center newsletter by mcherald


									                                        PACIFIC GROVE, CA
                                         PERMIT NO. 322
               Non Profit Org.
                U.S. POSTAGE

                                 PAID                                                                   The Newsletter of Gateway Center of Monterey County   FALL/WINTER 2013
                                                                                                                                                                                 on Gateway
                                                                                                                                                                                 Resident Skip
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip has been living at Gateway Center
                                                                                                                                                                                 for about 3 years & he has some things
                                                                                                                                                                                 he wants to share with us about himself
                                                                                                                                                                                 and also about his time at Gateway. Take
                                                                                                                                                                                 it away Skip…                                                                              A special thank you to:
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Hello.                                                                               I The Rotary Club of Monterey for creating another wonderful prom.

                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Hello and how are you today?       Melissa: We keep all of you pretty busy        I Lopez Restaurante & Cantina hosted us with a payback dining day

                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Fine. Getting ready to make 4th       and entertained around here don’t we?             and night in May.
                                                                                                                                                                                 of July decorations for my church for the   Skip: Yes you do! Always busy.                 I The Harlem Ambassadors who brought their family fun filled

                                                                                                                                                                                 parade.                                     Melissa: What are your goals & dreams             basketball show to our community.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: I saw you & some of the other      in life?                                       I Another tasty ice cream social brought to us by the Seaside Rotary Club.

                                                                                                                                                                                 residents getting out of the van a little   Skip: To be able to live on my own.            I Whole Foods voted us as the recipient for their Nickels for Nonprofits

                                                                                                                                                                                 while ago where did you go today?           Melissa: Has Gateway helped you                   program which was a great success!
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: We were at the Filipino Hall          achieve those goals & dreams?                  I Pajaro Bar & Grill held our fundraising dinner with wine pairing by

                                                                                                                                                                                 cleaning, picking up trash and helping      Skip: Gateway is helping me so I can              Richard Oh.
                                                                                                                                                                                 the community.                              live on my own.                                A very big thank you to our donors, sponsors, volunteers, staff, board mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Did you have a fun time?           Melissa: How have we helped you?               bers, family members and our community for donating their time, efforts
  Pacific Grove, CA 93950

                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: We were working. I like helping       Skip: I hope to be able to live on my          and resources. We simply could not go on without all of your support.
  850 Congress Ave.

                                                                                                                                                                                 the community.                              own.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Is it fair to say that you might   Melissa: How has living at Gateway
                                                                                                                                                                                 just be Gateway’s biggest race car fan?     affected your life?
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Yes!!                                 Skip: I like living here.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Who is your favorite driver and    Melissa: I personally see Gateway
                                                                                                                                                                                 from which team does he/she drive for?      residents, donors, volunteers and staff as   Save the Date
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Jeff Gordon from Nascar.              one big caring family. Would you agree
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Who do you think will win the      with that statement?                         September 7, 2013                       Center. Please come out and show
                                                                                                                                                                                 next Formula 1 race?                        Skip: Yes.                                   12:00pm                                 your support for Gateway and this
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Fernando Alonso.                      Melissa: Is there any message you                                                    family owned and run restaurante
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gateway Open House and                  located at 635 Cass Street in
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: I will check back with you as      would like to give our readers about         Employee Appreciation Day               Monterey. Please let them know
                                                                                                                                                                                 the season gets underway and see if you     Gateway & your life here?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Yeee-haw! Gateway Center would          that Gateway sent you.
                                                                                                                                                                                 still stand by your choice.                 Skip: It’s all good, but I would like it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          like to invite you to our hoedown
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Ok you do that. Who do you want       if I had my own bedroom and…(he says         themed open house on September          Date: TBD
                                                                                                                                                                                 to win?                                     with a wink) tickets to the San Jose         7th from 12:00-3:00pm. This is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Birdies for Charity
                             If you would like a FREE way to sup-

                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Fernando.                          Sharks game. Have you been to the Shark      way for Gateway Center to thank our
                             port Gateway Center please sign up
                             with & choose Gateway

                                                                    We need your help in reaching our
                             Center of Monterey County as the

                                                                    goal of $100,000 for new vans to

                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Why?                                                                               employees and all of the wonderful
Gateway Center Fundraising

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Arena?                                                                               Coming soon we will have informa-
                             nonprofit you want to support.

                                                                    transport our residents so they
                                                                    can get out to volunteer, work

                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: He’s cute. (we both laugh)         Melissa: Yes, I saw Kiss & Duran Duran       people who make it possible for us to   tion on this fundraiser brought to us
                                                                    visit for more
                                                                    within the community. Please
                                                                    and participate in activities

                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: What is it you spend your time     there.                                       keep on doing what we are doing. We     by the AT&T Pebble Beach National
                                                                                                                                                                                 doing at Gateway?                           Skip: You like Kiss? I am in the Kiss        will have a BBQ, music and fun to-      Pro-Am Golf Tournament.
                             Hello online shoppers!

                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: Working in the community, going       Army!                                        gether so put on your finest western
                                                                                                                                                                                 to the movies, having BBQ’s. I just went    Melissa: You are in the Kiss Army? No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          gear and come on out and join us.       Date: TBD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Please RSVP to 831-372-8002 #12
                                                                                                                                                                                 to the Harlem Ambassador basketball         way! Who else do you like musically?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          if you plan on attending and leave      60 Never Looked Better!

                                                                                                                                                                                 game you put on. I hope you bring them      Skip: Ozzy, Jefferson Airplane, Bon Jovi,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          your name, phone number and the         Gateway Center is looking forward
                                                                                                                                                                                 back.                                       Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, The Stones &         number of people in your party.         to celebrating its 60th anniversary
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: Guess what Skip? The Harlem        Loverboy. I’ve seen quite a few bands.                                               of service to the developmentally
                                                                                                                                                                                 Ambassadors are coming back May 10th        Melissa: I love those bands. You have        November 1, 2013                        disabled adults of Monterey County
                                                                                                                                                                                 @ PG High!                                  great taste in music & racing.               11am to 10pm                            next year! That’s quite a milestone
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: That’s good. They were funny. I       Skip: Yes I do.                                                                      and we’ve come a long way with the
                                                                                                                                                                                 am glad they are coming back.               Melissa: Thank you for your time & for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lopez Restaurant Fundraiser             help from our community. We are all
                                                                                                                                                                                 Melissa: What kind of outings do you go     sharing your perspective of living here at   Lopez Restaurante & Cantina once        excited to see what the next 60 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          again is graciously hosting our         will bring to us. We plan on doing
                                                                                                             Gateway Center’s clients and guests                                 on with Gateway?                            Gateway. We sure enjoy having your fun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  something special for our 60th
                                                                                                                                                                                 Skip: All kinds. We were at Wild Things     personality here.                            payback dining fundraiser. Lopez will
                                                                                                             participated in the Sock Hop, the Harlem                                                                                                                     generously donate 20% of all pro-       anniversary so keep your eyes open.
                                                                                                                                                                                 & we’ve gone to the aquarium.
                                                                                                             Ambassadors event and the Gateway Barbeque                                                                                                                   ceeds made on this day to Gateway
                                                                                                                                                                             MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE…                                                         Nicole Subuyuj
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alma Terribilini
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Khalid Harper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Harris Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pacific Grove Rotary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pacific Repertory
                                                                                                                                                                             January 1 - June 30, 2013 Donations                                              Garret & Charmagne               Company                         Theatre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tollkuhn                     Hattori Vision                 Pajaro Street Bar
                                                                                                                                                                             On behalf of the residents, families and staff of Gateway Center, we extend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Glendora Trestler              Hobart Sales & Service            & Grill
                                                                                                                                                                             our deepest appreciation to all of our supporters. Without your contributions,
                                                                                                                                                                             the programs and essential services we provide would not be possible.            Barbara Usrey                  In Bloom Salon & Spa           Paul Walchli Builder
                                                                                                                                                                             Gateway Center survives and thrives because of you. Thank You!                   Leticia Valdez                 Iolis Pizzeria                 Peerless Coffee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert Vantassel               Izod 920                          Company Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                             INDIVIDUALS                Ron Foos                   Travis Martens             Mike & Cheryl Wecker           Johnson Electronics            Peninsula Sports, Inc.
FOR THEIR FUTURE                                                                                                                                    The Gateway Gladiators    Charles & Phyllis         Jodi Hayes                 Brett & Stephanie          Robert & Sue Wecker            Kevin G. Landon,               PSTS
                                                                                                                                                                               Allman                   Leon Heller                  Mathis                   Terry & Angela Wecker            D.D.S., Inc.                 Rabobank N.A.
Gateway Center’s mission is to create a caring and stimulating environment                                                                                                                              Annalise Hittner-Flores    Robert Martin              Maria White                    Keygent Advisors               Randazzo Hardwood
                                                                                                                                                                             Danica Alvarado
where adults with developmental disabilities can live in our community, in
                                                                                    Fun for All at Harlem                                                                    Michael Amader             Andrea Fuerst              Oscar Martinez             Alton Williams                 Kiwanis Club of                   Floors
surroundings compatible with their ability to live and work at the highest                                                                                                   Moe Ammar                  Richard Garcia             Dale & Jeanette            Tawny Williams                   Pacific Grove                 Rapid Printers of
level possible.
Gateway Center’s core values are guided by the following principles
                                                                                    Ambassador Event!                                                                        Anonymous
                                                                                                                                                                             Jane Ashley
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gerald & Margaret
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Ashlee McConneaughey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Eugene Yee                 Lalla Grill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lanmark Coffee Beans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robata Grill &
                                                                                                                                                                               Lundy Trust              Ea Geiger                  Raymond McCormick          BUSINESSES                     Ray Rodriquez Jr. DBA             Sake Bar
that permeate all of their work:                                                    This past May we brought the                                                             R Avila                    Michael Genovese           G McGinnis                 1st Capital Bank                 LIL. Ray’s Transport         San Jose Construction
I   Respect individual needs and provide an opportunity to socialize to             basketball game of the season to                                                         Tony Ayers                 Vincent & Meixue           Mary Jo Meyers             E-Ticketing Admit One          Lopez Restaurante                 Company
    reduce isolation.                                                               our community as the Gateway                                                             Nicholas Baldino              Giardina                Deborah Michel               Products, Inc.               Ludy Marquez Skin              Scentsy
I   Enable people with special needs to manage their own lives.                     Gladiators challenged the Harlem                                                         Duane & Pam Balogh         Charles & Marilyn          Laura Miller               American Plumbing                Care, Inc.                   Scott Schneiderman,
I   Provide individualized services.                                                Ambassadors to a game at Pacific                                                          S Bates                       Gibfried                Carlo Moglia               Appel Insurance                M&S Building Supply               Do Inc.
I   Understand and respond to the special needs of each individual while            Grove High. We played a good                                                             Craig & Amy Bell           Carl Gillihan              Don Mothershead            Bass Shoe Factory              M3 Environmental               Shoreline Community
    instilling a sense of order and balance and thereby supporting                  game and held our own against                                                            Mary Benech                Frances Greenberg          Gayle Nicholas               Outlet Bass Shoes              Consulting                      Church
    self-reliant individuals.                                                       those Harlem jokers who whipped                                                          Mezola Benton              Diane Grindol              Wendi & Michael            Bella Ray’s Boutique           Marina Motorsports             Silk Screen Express
                                                                                                                                                                             Ms. A. Christine Berger    Sydney Grooms                Nilsson                  Belloci Janitorial               Inc.                         Sports Center Manager
You can help Gateway Center fulfill its mission while living up to its values.       out WWF, soccer, Nerf football
                                                                                                                                                                             Robert Boerner             Gerald Guernsey            Alison Norton              Big Byte                       Marks Sewer Drain              Sr Maris Stella
                                                                                    and even the dance to the YMCA                                                                                                                                                                                                          Storelli Brothers Auto
                                                                                                                                                                             Bruce & Anne Bloxom        Greg Hansen                John Noyes                 Big Green Zucchini             Mayer House LLC
HOW TO GIVE                                                                         against us. A good time was had                        Marianne and Lade Majic
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jodi Hayes                 Betty Nybakken                                            Mission Trail Lions Club          Body and Glass
                                                                                                                                                                             Ia Boelter                                                                         Real Estate
                                                                                    by all and the laughter echoed                                                                                                                 Alma Ogle                                                   of Carmel                    Strands
There are many different ways to make an estate gift. Please consult                                                                                                         Dr Shawn Borges, D.C.      Susan Hayes                                           Big Sur River Inn
                                                                                    long into the night. We recently invited them back for a rematch on May                                             John Hayworth              Kristina Olfson                                           Monterey Bay Aquarium          Taylor Farms
your tax or estate planning professional to determine which is best                                                                                                          Dale Boust                                                                       Brocchini-Ryan
                                                                                    10, 2014 at Pacific Grove High. Now that we know how they play we might                   Mary Ann Brown             Leon & Patricia Heller     Charles Olvis                                             Monterey Bay Mopars               California Inc.
for you.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Realtors
                                                                                    just have a few tricks up our sleeves as well this time around.                          Mike Bryant                T Hernandez                Gene Paine                 California International       Monterey Bay Motors            Terry G. Rockwood
I   Bequest: You can name Gateway Center in your will or trust.                                                                                                              Douglas Buessing           Leticia Hinojosa-          Dr. & Mrs. Jerry Parker      Airshow Salinas              Monterey Chapter 630              A Professional
I   Cash: Funding a gift with cash is one of the simplest ways to create a                                                                                                   Sam & Cathy Caginia           Alejandre &             John Pennington            Carmel Host Lions              Monterey Cookhouse                Corporation
    planned gift.                                                                                                                                                            Lynn Campbell                 Raul Alejandre          Steven Polkabla              Foundation                   Monterey Peninsula             The Landman Fam-
I   Company Donation Matching: Some companies offer programs where
    they will match your donation to Gateway.
                                                                                    Meet Jodi Hayes                                                                          Frank & Betty Campos
                                                                                                                                                                             G Cardwell
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Darryl Holman
                                                                                                                                                                                                        R Hughett
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jeanne Porter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dr. Post
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Central Coast Sign               Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ily Trust The Mildred
I   Stock: A gift of appreciated securities or other assets could avoid             Jodi (Richter) Hayes brings many years of                                                Erica Cariaga              Charles & Christine        Aaron & Karina Ratto       Chipotle Mexican Grill           Peninsula Volunteer             Huff Charitable Trust
    capital gains while providing a tax deduction.                                  hospitality experience to the Board of the                                               John & Alice Carley           Hunt                    Manuel & Roselyne          Chuns Heating                    Services                     The Rotary Club of
I   Other Options: Include life income gifts such as charitable gift                Gateway Center of Monterey County. As a previous                                         Eron & Rich Carlucci       Christina Hunt               Real                     Church Women United            Charles & Lucile                  Seaside
                                                                                    Director of Sales/Marketing/Catering of BayView                                          R Carr                     Eva Jakubovic              Deborah & Mark             Coca Cola                        Morton Charitable            The Rotary Club of
    annuities or charitable remainder trusts, life insurance policies, gifts
                                                                                    Hotels and Consultant with Meeting Solutions,                                            Marielena Spadero          Harry Jenkerson              Gurley Reid              Community Foundation             Foundation                      Monterey
    of retirement funds (IRAs) and gifts of real estate in which a life estate
                                                                                    Inc., she has also served on several Boards:                                               Carriglio                Donna Johnson              AJ Reyes                     of Monterey County           Monterey County Fair           The Wecker Group
    is retained. These methods of giving can provide both income and tax                                                                                                                                                                                                                       & Event Center               Trophies, Plaques &
                                                                                                                                                                             James Castle               Lance & Jeannine           Robert & Anne Garnero      Cypress Termite
    advantages.                                                                     Violence Prevention Center of Monterey and The
                                                                                                                                                                             Melissa Coelho                Jones                     Richerts                   Construction                 MUHS Class of 45-46            More Truist
                                                                                    Family First Project of Monterey. Jodi is delighted
Please Contact Mike Price at 831-372-8002 extension #14 to discuss                                                                                                           Staci Consiglio            Alfred Jung                Ron & Paula Ridley           Company                      New York Life                  United Way of Greater
                                                                                    to become a part of the Gateway Center of Mon-                                                                                                                                                             Insurance Company               Philadelphia & SNJ
how these options might work for you. If you have already named Gateway                                                                                                      Mary Lou Cortwright        Irene Jurado               Mark Risley                KAPACC Pacific LTD Dba
                                                                                    terey County and focus on the support of fundrais-                                                                  Randy & Patti Kell         Michael & Eleanor                                         Nifty 50 Cafe                  United Way of
Center in your estate plans, please let us know.                                                                                                                             Thomas Cowen                                                                       Knapp Hardware
                                                                                    ing efforts to benefit the residents of the Center.                                       Meredith Crews             Dee Kern                     Roach                                                   Corporate Giving                  Monterey County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Duncan Applicance
                                                                                                                                                                             Penny Crymes               Dr Jeanette Kern, DDS      Katherine Roper            Elpidia                          Nordson Corporation          United Way PCFD Ac-
                                                                                                                                                                             Eleanor Chavoya            M Klein                    Cynthia Russell            Food Fundamentals              NTD Architecture               count Visions Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Marie Killian              Akhtar Sabety                                             On Point Solutions             Center Wald, Ruhnke
                         WISH LIST
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                                                                                    Email Updates                                                                            Delmar Dewalt              Kirk Knappenberger
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dorothy Konrad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Linda Satomba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Carmen & Marco Scholl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Builder, Inc.                One Day Taxes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ordway Drug
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            & Dost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Architects, LLP
                                                                                                                                                                             Frederico Dias                                                                   The J&L George
                     Gateway Center Needs…                                          Please send us your email address to so that we                   Salvatore & Debra          Doris Landman              Charles & Gail Scholl        Revocable Living             Otter Coves Wines              Whole Food Market
                                                                                    can enter them into our system. We can keep you as up to date as possible                  DiFranco                 Elizabeth Langstroth       Jackie Shaffer               Trust                        Pacific Gardens Inn             Woodies of Carmel
     10-Inch Computer Tablets                Color Printers                         if we have your email address with our email blasts, reminders of events,                Joseph & Catherine         Edwin Leeper               Jamie Shatusky             Hans Auto                      Pacific Grove
     Touch Screen Computers                  Floor Lamps                            payback dining and fundraisers.                                                            DiMaggio                 Wendy Liberko              Russell Schwanz            Happy Girl Kitchen               High School
     Microwave                               Nice Framed Artwork                                                                                                             Frank & Josephine          Mr. & Mrs. John Love       Ed & Carolyn Shaw
     Cooking Utensils &                      Flat Screen TVs                                                                                                                   Donangelo                Margaret Tollkuhn-         Andria Simons
       Supplies                              New Stereo System                                                                                                               David Duran                   Lubinski & Mark         Chalmers Smith
     Karaoke Machines
     New Couches
                                             Chairs with Arms
                                             Good Art Supplies & Kits
                                                                                    Facebook/Website                                                                         Mark & Erin Elstob
                                                                                                                                                                             Capt. E. J. Erner
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ryan MacNamera
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Geoven Snaer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Juanita Sobania
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              We apologize for any misspellings or omissions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You can help to make a very real difference in the lives of the men and women that
     iPads                                   Vans                                   Please Like us on Facebook and help us spread the word about Gateway.                    Jennifer Evans             R Mahugh                   Dorothy Souza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Gateway Center serves. Please consider making a donation to Gateway Center today.
                                                                                    We update our page often and welcome your comments, stories and photos                   Sharon Fagan               MaryRose Mancha            Marielena Spadero
     If you want to donate any of these items or others, drop them off at Gateway                                                                                                                                                                             Donations of money and in-kind goods and services are welcome and greatly needed.
                                                                                    about Gateway. Please also visit our website at                    Jeffrey Fetteer            Susan Manor Blair TTE        Carriglio
     Center between 9am and 4pm weekdays.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Please use the remittance envelope enclosed, or contact Stephanie Lyon, Executive
                                                                                                                                                                             Sandy Fields               Lawrence Marshall          Tom Storelli
                                                                                    for more information on our organization.                                                                                                                                 Director, at (831) 372-8002 x20.

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