Tag: Rotary Club

ShelterBox USA executive visits Rotary

Phil Barney Dr. Don Jorgenson, Former Executive Board member of ShelterBox, USA and the 2018 recipient of the Presidents Volunteer Service Award from Donald Trump, was the guest speaker at the March 21, 2019, meeting of the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. Don spoke about the recent missions to locations the Red Cross does not service.…

Rotary supports U of A students

Doug May Two engineering students from the University of Arizona spoke to The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. They have completed an Engineering Design course as seniors. Each is graduating and moving on to further studies. Two young ladies, Olivia Talarico and Genevieve Wahlert, were members of a five person interdisciplinary design team. This team designed…

SDB Rotarians recognize area students

Our Students of the Month with Joe Dylewski, who chairs the Student of the Month program.

Barbara Barr Each month, members of the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke recognize a student from the Mammoth – San Manuel Junior/Senior High School. The club works with School Counselor, Dave Jungbluth, to select a “Student of the Month” who represents excellence in scholastics, leadership and character. What a joy it is for us to get…

It’s about the kids

Barbara Barr Bob Christadore, Chair of the Fore For Kids Charity Golf Tournament, awarded Doug Harpole of the Vistoso Funeral Home a plaque for their participation in the event. Doug’s Funeral Home was one of the many sponsors of the event. Area businesses and individuals’ support of this annual event allows the Rotary Club of…

Rotarians get tips for exercises

Phil Barney and Barbara Barr Who doesn’t need more exercise in the new year? At their January 3 meeting, members of The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke were shown simple home exercises by fitness coach Janis Bottai of Vital Moves to help them stay in shape. Janis shared four types of exercise needed for the human…

Rotary Club presents 2019 Financial Forecast

00Barbara Barr On Thursday, February 7 Emerson Knowles will present a Financial Forecast for 2019. Emerson is the Vice President of Merrill Lynch River Hills Group and he has also been a trainer for the Steven Covey organization. Between Emerson’s financial expertise and his speaking abilities, we know we are in for a rare treat!…

Making a difference in the world

Doug May and Barbara Barr Doug May recently spoke to the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke about the on- going efforts of our club and Rotary International to provide clean water for people of the world. The engineer and adjunct faculty member at the University of Arizona has been involved with two international Rotary projects to…

Dogs lend a helping hand

Stephen Argentati JoAnn Turnbull, the president and CEO of the local non-profit Handi-Dogs, Inc, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke about the variety of benefits derived from owning a dog and the differences between a service/assistance dog and a therapy dog. JoAnn also explained that in addition to more well-known positive effects such…