PACIFIC GROVE, CA u! Spotlight PERMIT NO. 322 Non Proﬁt Org. U.S. POSTAGE T 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 IGive.com & 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 Gofundme.com 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! information. 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 Gardia Mauzey Ashlee McConneaughey Mr. Eugene Yee Lalla Grill Lanmark Coffee Beans Monterey 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 Monterey ily Trust The Mildred Hitchcock Factory 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 Curtice Frank Bruno 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Lubinski 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 www.gatewaycenter.org 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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