INTOUCH Magazine

Doses of Optimism INDEPTH | FOCUS

Doses of Optimism

The volunteers behind the Club’s historic Covid-19 vaccination center chart the efforts to bring the idea to life-saving fruition.

All Lori Arnet could do was sit and watch as friends and family back in the United States received their first Covid-19 vaccine shots earlier this year. But flying back home to Southern California for a jab—like so many others were doing—seemed like too much of a risk.

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Gifts of Gab INDEPTH | EDUCATION

Gifts of Gab

Launched last fall, the Club’s youth-centric public speaking programs are already fostering their fair share of electric orators.

More than 1,000 people tuned in to watch her speech online, but you wouldn’t know it from Leilani Trapanese’s cool demeanor and steady tone.

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Deep Dive INDEPTH | DIVING

Deep Dive

Member Sean Corrigan explains the appeal of the world beneath the waves.

Around 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, a large gun on a barnacle-encrusted hull points toward the Pacific waves above. The remains of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s No 50 submarine hunter, sunk during World War II, lie 30 meters below the surface.

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Lane Lessons COMMUNITY | WELLNESS

Lane Lessons

A member of the Sky Pool’s masters swim program, Shane Predeek explains why nothing beats starting the day immersed in water.

Growing up, I played all the sports I could in school, including football, basketball and track and field. I played everything that was available, although swimming wasn’t.

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