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March 2018 THE VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL www.TheValleyBusinessJournal.com 7 Murrieta Rotary Honors Five with Vocational Services Awards The Rotary Club of Murrieta awarded Vocational Service Awards to three City of Murrieta firemen, a police officer and a Murrieta Valley Unified School District teacher during a luncheon, Monday, January 29. The annual awards luncheon was held at the Loma Linda Medical Center and was attended by elected officials, community and business leaders. The three Murrieta Fire and Rescue firemen included Captain Todd Bradstreet, Captain Sean DeGrave and Fire Engineer Mike Macalinao. They were honored for their heroic actions in rescuing a family of four whose pick up was stuck in raging rain waters in January 2017. Juvenile Detective/School Resource Officer Joshua Rodriguez of the Murrieta Police Department was honored for his work with the Police Explorer program which has grown to a maximum of 36 Explorers. Joel Levin, who teaches information communication technology at Murrieta Valley High School, was In this issue honored for his work with the school’s Virtual Enterprise program which has won state and national honors. “The Rotary Club is honored to recognize these upstanding citizens who through their work are making huge contributions to our community,” Rotary Club President Vickie Ashmore said. “These individuals exemplify the standards of Rotary, including ‘Service Above Self’ and the Four Way Test which stresses integrity and fairness while building good will and better friendships.” The honorees were nominated by their respective agencies for their distinguished vocational and community service. The Rotary Club of Murrieta was chartered on April 28, 1992. The club is involved in many international and community projects, in cooperation with Rotary International, which has as its theme “Service Above Self.” Club meetings are held Mondays (excepting holidays) at noon at Richie’s Diner in Murrieta. Two of Murrieta Rotary’s Vocational Service Award winners (from left): Detective/School Resource Officer Joshua Rodriguez and Murrieta Valley High School’s Joel Levin are congratulated by Murrieta Mayor Jonathan Ingram (left) and Rotary President Vickie Ashmore. PHOTO: CY RATHBUN Murrieta Rotary’s 2018 Vocational Service Awardees included (from left): Todd Bradstreet, Sean DeGrave and Mike Macalinao, all from Murrieta Fire and Rescue. Your Business and the New Technology 1 Southwest Healthcare System Recognized 1 Dan Stephenson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award 1 2018 Veterans Service Award Applications 1 Community 7-12 Shareholder-Employee of an S Corporation 14 EXECUTIVE PROFILE | Drake Levasheff 10 The New Tax Law and Business Planning: What You Need to Know 16 Thinking of Going into Business with Others? As Right Questions 16 A Trip to the Dentist 19 Students of the Month 19 Lip Care 20 Heartburn & Acid Reflux 20 8 Nutrition Trends, Explained 21 To See or Not to C 22 Southern California Chapter of the United Spinal Association 22 Is Anxiety Taking Over? 23 Solutions for Sleep Apnea 24 EXECUTIVE PROFILE | Dione Moser 25 The Trump Slump! 26 Scott Chappell - Liberty Real Estate Services 27 Arts & Entertainment 28-31 March ‘18