On November 14th, Don Henninger, Executive Director of SCOTT (Scottsdale Coalition of Today and Tomorrow), explained its mission - which is to educate and engage citizens on critical local issues. Alex Cimochowski 2022-11-14 07:00:00Z 0
On October 31st Paula Pedene, CEO of Honoring America's Veterans, gave a very nice presentation about our retired Veterans. Alex Cimochowski 2022-10-31 07:00:00Z 0
On October 24th at Rotary Park, President Dale Gray gave a very nice talk about his recent Rotary experience down in Mexico. Alex Cimochowski 2022-10-24 07:00:00Z 0
On October 3rd Karen Shell, Founder of Kids In Focus, gave a very nice talk on empowering at-risk youth to make the shift from surviving to thriving. Alex Cimochowski 2022-10-03 07:00:00Z 0
On September 19th, Our Club held its annual Golf Tournament that made possible a donation of $5,000 to the Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. Alex Cimochowski 2022-09-19 07:00:00Z 0
On September 12th Motivational Speaker, Yanick Hicks, gave a very nice talk on leadership and believing in yourself. Alex Cimochowski 2022-09-12 07:00:00Z 0
On August 29th Solange Whitehead, Scottsdale City Council Member, gave a very interesting talk about how the Council does business. Alex Cimochowski 2022-08-29 07:00:00Z 0
On August 22nd Dr. Mark Leonard, a well known motivational speaker, gave a talk on how best to connect with others and how to be happy with yourself. Alex Cimochowski 2022-08-22 07:00:00Z 0
On August 15th Lorraine Tallman, President of amandahope, gave a super nice talk on caring for kids with cancer. Alex Cimochowski 2022-08-15 07:00:00Z 0
On August 8th Jim Pogge, Director of Development for AZ Catholic Education, gave a nice talk regarding business tax donations. Alex Cimochowski 2022-08-08 07:00:00Z 0
With great sadness, Past Scottsdale Rotary President John E. Miller recently passed away. John was also a Rotary District Governor and held many other local office positions. Alex Cimochowski 2022-08-03 07:00:00Z 0
Our Club had a good interaction session with our Leaders at our luncheon at the Orange Tree Golf Club on July 25th. Alex Cimochowski 2022-07-25 07:00:00Z 0
Yvonne holds the mike for Angel Marie Monachelli, who gave a great talk on Raising Your Energy on July 18th. Alex Cimochowski 2022-07-18 07:00:00Z 0
On July 11th Karen Garmin of the American Red Cross, gave a nice talk on the inner workings of the Red Cross. Alex Cimochowski 2022-07-11 07:00:00Z 0
On June 27th the Club had its traditional Presidential Installation Night for our new President - Dale Gray. Everyone had a very nice time. Alex Cimochowski 2022-06-27 07:00:00Z 0
On June 20th Gretchen Baumgartner, Scottsdale Water Policy Manager, gave a very detailed talk on our City water background and issues. Alex Cimochowski 2022-06-20 07:00:00Z 0
On June 6th Dr. Gerd Wuestemann, CEO of the Scottsdale Arts, gave a very interesting talk about the future of the Scottsdale City Center Campus. Alex Cimochowski 2022-06-06 07:00:00Z 0
On May 23rd, the Club celebrated Youth Day recognizing Scholarship Winners, Interact Clubs, Youth Exchange and other youth oriented activities. Alex Cimochowski 2022-05-23 07:00:00Z 0
On May 16th, Louis Dettorre - Commissioner of the AZ Dept. of Real Estate, gave a very nice overview of the functions of the Department. Alex Cimochowski 2022-05-16 07:00:00Z 0
On May 9th, Bob Jandro from Angel Flight West, gave a great talk on how Angel Flight helps people in need get to a proper medical facility. Alex Cimochowski 2022-05-09 07:00:00Z 0
On May 2th, Michelle Holmes gave a very nice talk about helping Scottsdale residents when they most need it. Alex Cimochowski 2022-05-02 07:00:00Z 0
On April 25th, Mayor Ortega visited our Club and enjoyed a nice lunch meeting on Paul Harris Day. Alex Cimochowski 2022-04-25 07:00:00Z 0
On April 11th, Joan Koerber-Walker, CEO of AZBio, gave a talk on how the trade association supports the growth of Arizona’s life science sector. Alex Cimochowski 2022-04-11 07:00:00Z 0
On April 4th, the Club had a very nice meeting at Rotary Park in Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2022-04-04 07:00:00Z 0
On March 28th, Tim Roemer - Director of the AZ Department of Homeland Security, gave a good presentation on general cybersecurity. Alex Cimochowski 2022-03-28 07:00:00Z 0
On March 21st, Joyce Petrowski, President of ROSE, gave a very nice presentation on how to avoid Internet scams. Alex Cimochowski 2022-03-21 07:00:00Z 0
On March 7th, the Club had an informal get-together and lunch at Rotary Park in Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2022-03-07 07:00:00Z 0
On February 28th Joan Fudala, Scottsdale's Historian, gave a super presentation on the life and wife of Winfield Scott our city founder. Alex Cimochowski 2022-02-28 07:00:00Z 0
On January 24th, Vanessa Kohnan, Founder of Ranch Milagro Foundation shared with us some incredible stories about the people they helped. Konstantin Bozukov 2022-01-24 07:00:00Z 0
On January 10th, Tim Schantz - President of Troon Golf gave a very informative talk about the biggest Golf Course Management and Development company in the world. Konstantin Bozukov 2022-01-12 07:00:00Z 0
At our Christmas Party on Dec 20th, we had some amazing entertainment from funny ventriloquism trough some wonderful piano plays and singalongs all the way to Santa vising. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-12-20 07:00:00Z 0
On December 13th, Dr. Ramin Schadlu, gave an amazing talk about his very small and affordable retina eye examination tool that is helping make a difference. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-12-14 07:00:00Z 0
On December 6th, Bradley Blakeman, gave a super talk about being in the White House during the 9/11 attack. Alex Cimochowski 2021-12-06 07:00:00Z 0
On November 29th, Aaron Parrott of Mentor Kids, gave a very nice talk about mentoring about 500 children. Alex Cimochowski 2021-11-29 07:00:00Z 0
On November 15th our Keynote Speaker, Chairman Renee Higgs, gave a very nice presentation on the workings of the Scottsdale Planning Commission. Alex Cimochowski 2021-11-15 07:00:00Z 0
On November 8th, there was a lunch at Rotary Park to remember the 13 heroes lost in Kabul. Alex Cimochowski 2021-11-08 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday October 18, Justin Owen, CEO of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, gave an amazing talk about the history and future of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-10-18 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday October 11th, Columbus Day, there will not be a Rotary Meeting. Have a great two weeks! 2021-10-05 07:00:00Z 0
On October 4th, James Padish President of the Scottsdale Bar Association, gave a nice update on the outlook for judges in our jurisdiction. Alex Cimochowski 2021-10-04 07:00:00Z 0
On September 27th, the club had amazing social evening marking Oktoberfest and learning about its origins live from Germany. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-09-27 07:00:00Z 0
On September 20th, the Club had a golf tournament at Stonecreek Golf Club - 18 holes, plus a lunch including an auction for donated items. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-09-20 07:00:00Z 0
On September 13th, Mayor Ortega visited our Club. Also, two new members were introduced and one got his Blue Badge. Alex Cimochowski 2021-09-13 07:00:00Z 0
On September 13th, our Keynote Speaker Beits Livneh gave an informative talk about the importance of strong 12 to 16 character passwords. Konstantin Bozukov 2021-09-13 07:00:00Z 0
On August 30th, our Keynote Speaker Sammi Bennett gave a nice talk about her worldwide experiences Konstantin Bozukov 2021-08-30 07:00:00Z 0
On August 9th, Don Henninger, Executive Director of SCOTT, the Scottsdale Coalition of Today and Tomorrow, gave a very nice update of events at City Hall. Alex Cimochowski 2021-08-09 07:00:00Z 0
On July 26th, the keynote speaker was our own Rachel Sacco.  Rachel gave a nice update on the business of encouraging people to visit Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2021-07-26 07:00:00Z 0
On July 19th, our Guest Speaker was our District Governor - Bret McKeand. Bret gave an update on interesting Rotary activities in our District. Alex Cimochowski 2021-07-19 07:00:00Z 0

       Greetings From President John Campbell

 

"Welcome to the Rotary Club of Scottsdale where local business and professional leaders come together as "people of action" to serve their community and its youth. Our club’s hallmarks are great weekly programs, a dynamic membership and participation with one another in our commitment to “Service above Self.”

John Campbell

       Greetings From President John Campbell Alex Cimochowski 2021-07-13 07:00:00Z 0
On June 28th there was an informal Club Meeting where various Rotary items and financials were discussed. Mayor Ortega and Richard welcomed three new members to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2021-06-28 07:00:00Z 0
On June 14th, Irayda Flores, President of Rotario de Phoenix, gave a very nice talk about successful Hispanic business owners finding ways to give back to their community. Alex Cimochowski 2021-06-14 07:00:00Z 0
On June 7th Marshall Shore, Arizona's HIP Historian, gave an interesting talk on recent Arizona history including very unique signs. Alex Cimochowski 2021-06-07 07:00:00Z 0
On May 24th, the Club celebrated "Youth Day". Ten 2021 college scholarship winners are pictured below. Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-24 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday May 17th the Club went to the Scottsdale Museum Of The West. Many thanks to Jim  Bruner, Board Chairman, for arranging this special visit. Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-24 07:00:00Z 0
The "Brick Boys" working on the project at Unity Plaza part of Scottsdale Rotary Park.  Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-20 07:00:00Z 0
At the May Board of Directors Meeting for our Rotary Club, Justine Hurry was elected to replace Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-20 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday May 10th, Patrick O'Meara Founder of Taylor Street, gave a nice talk on the various aspects of the real estate industry from 2019 to 2021. Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-10 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday May 3rd, Alan Korwin gave a very interesting talk on several topics including scientist honesty and gun control. Alex Cimochowski 2021-05-03 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday April 26th, we enjoyed a cooked chicken lunch on a rare cloudy day at Rotary Park. Many thanks to cooks Ken Brown and Rob Adler. Alex Cimochowski 2021-04-26 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday April 19th, Carlos Daniel of the Phoenix Dream Center, and our own Dale Gray gave very nice talks about helping young women recover from human trafficking. Alex Cimochowski 2021-04-19 07:00:00Z 0
On April 12th David Ortega, Mayor of Scottsdale, gave a very nice talk on his first three months in office. He also gave very honest answers to questions. Alex Cimochowski 2021-04-12 07:00:00Z 0
On March 29th Fred Wagenhals, CEO of Ammo Inc, gave a very nice talk on the gun ammunition industry. Alex Cimochowski 2021-03-29 07:00:00Z 0
On March 15th Tom Sadvary, former CEO of HonorHealth and President of our Rotary Club (2005-06), gave a very interesting talk on several industry healthcare issues. Alex Cimochowski 2021-03-15 07:00:00Z 0
On March 8th, our weekly meeting was held at  Rotary Park in Scottsdale.  Below are a few  pictures from the event. Alex Cimochowski 2021-03-08 07:00:00Z 0
On March 1st Elizabeth Mahoney, District 5495 Governor, gave us a super presentation on the roles and goals of our District. Alex Cimochowski 2021-03-01 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarions David Arriola, Craig Miller and Ken Brown install the first batch of bricks of Past Presidents at Rotary Park. Alex Cimochowski 2021-02-26 07:00:00Z 0
On February 22 Jock Wulffson, Expert Wine Connoisseur, gave a very interesting talk about the handling and drinking of wine. Alex Cimochowski 2021-02-22 07:00:00Z 0
On February 8th, Christopher Gross, Executive Chef at the Wrigley Mansion, gave a very nice talk about how he became a well known world-wide chef. Alex Cimochowski 2021-02-08 07:00:00Z 0
On February 1st, Alan Rodbell, former Chief of the Scottsdale Police Department, gave a great talk about the Fashion Square riots of last summer from his perspective. Alex Cimochowski 2021-02-01 07:00:00Z 0
On January 25th, Ida Jones and Meg Sheehan gave a nice talk about the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in North Phoenix. Alex Cimochowski 2021-01-25 07:00:00Z 0
At our annual Christmas Party on December 21st, Rotarian Jason Stage and Doc Jones with his band, entertained the audience which was located both indoors and outdoors. Alex Cimochowski 2020-12-21 07:00:00Z 0
On December 14th, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane was our virtual keynote speaker. Jim Lane said "It’s Been An Honor To Serve The City Of Scottsdale". Alex Cimochowski 2020-12-14 07:00:00Z 0
On December 7th, Craig Moringiello FBI Executive Manager, gave a very insightful talk on the inner workings of the local FBI regarding cybersecurity. Alex Cimochowski 2020-12-07 07:00:00Z 0
On November 30, Kraig Nelson a local Historian, gave a super talk on the very early (Hohokam) history of the current state of Arizona. Alex Cimochowski 2020-12-01 07:00:00Z 0
Elizabeth Mahoney, Governor for District 5495, will visit our Club on November 30th. 2020-11-18 07:00:00Z 0
On November 16, Jim Goulka of AZ Tech Investors (ATI), gave a very nice presentation on how professional investors go about investing in start-up companies. Alex Cimochowski 2020-11-16 07:00:00Z 0
On Park Day Gloria Swayzee's daughter, Aimee Bolenbach, gave a very nice talk about her mother. Also, the Club donated $500 to Habitat For Humanity. See the pictures below. Alex Cimochowski 2020-11-02 07:00:00Z 0
Steve Chucri, Maricopa Co. Supervisor and AZ Restaurant Association CEO, gave a very nice account of the restaurant status in Maricopa Co. during the Corona-19 Pandemic. Alex Cimochowski 2020-10-19 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner introduced 4 of the 5 speakers who were in-person at our Monday Meeting featuring the super Arts of Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2020-10-19 07:00:00Z 0

Dr. Richard Gray, CEO Mayo Clinic Arizona, gave a fabulous talk on the principles of Mayo and their future projects.

Posted by Alex Cimochowski on Oct 05, 2020
 
Richard J. Gray, M.D., is a surgical oncologist and professor of surgery
at the Arizona campus of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. He has been
on the faculty of Mayo Clinic since 2001. Dr. Gray is the co-director of
the Mayo Clinic Center for Breast Health in Arizona and co-chair of
the Breast Disease Group for all of Mayo Clinic.
 
He has published more than140 peer-reviewed research manuscripts.
His areas of specialized clinicalcare and research include: breast cancer
prevention and treatment, retroperitoneal sarcoma, melanoma and
surgical oncology.
Dr. Richard Gray, CEO Mayo Clinic Arizona, gave a fabulous talk on the principles of Mayo and their future projects. Alex Cimochowski 2020-10-05 07:00:00Z 0
The Club welcomed fall with an Octoberfest on Monday, September 28th. Alex Cimochowski 2020-09-28 07:00:00Z 0
President Chris West had a short term, but did a great job of taking the Club through the pandemic and introduced us to the new digital world of meetings. We will sure miss you Chris and we wish you the best in Texas. Alex Cimochowski 2020-09-21 07:00:00Z 0
At our first "In-Person" meeting on Monday, President Chris presented Patti Miller with the "Rotarian Of The Decade Award" (see insert). Alex Cimochowski 2020-09-14 07:00:00Z 0
Steve Purves, CEO of Valleywise Health AZ's largest and longest serving public hospital, gave a great talk and answered questions about healthcare in the Phoenix area. 2020-08-31 07:00:00Z 0
Jason Brock introduced Mark Zinman, a partner of the Zona Law Group, to our Zoom Meeting on Monday, August 24th. Mark Zinman gave a nice talk on current real estate issues such as landlord evictions. Alex Cimochowski 2020-08-24 07:00:00Z 0
Project C.U.R.E. - $100,000 worth of beds, equipment and supplies were delivered via a 52 foot long truck to the Alamos, Sonora, Mexico Hospital. Scottsdale Rotary was the lead Club in providing the organization and transportation. Alex Cimochowski 2020-08-05 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Scott Menzel, introduced by John Campbell, was a school superintendent in MI for 18 years. He took over in Scottsdale in February, 2020. He gave a fabulous talk stressing safe learning with both in-person and remote learning. Alex Cimochowski 2020-08-03 07:00:00Z 0
Craig Shurn, CEO Part Two Media, was introduced by Richard Signeski. Craig gave a very nice Zoom talk and answered questions about the current state of the movie film industry. Alex Cimochowski 2020-07-27 07:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale awarded 14 college scholarships totaling $70,000 to deserving graduating seniors attending Scottsdale high schools. Many thanks to Committee Chair Gary Chontos. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-23 07:00:00Z 0
Below is a typical Zoom screen shot of our meeting on June 22nd. Thanks to Honora for the photo. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-22 07:00:00Z 0
Jack Fresquez, a Phoenix native and now at Yale, gave a great talk about the emergency relief effort supporting Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-15 07:00:00Z 0
President Don introduced Dr. Bob England, former Maricopa County Director of Public Health, who gave a super talk on the Coronavirus and answered questions from our Zoom audience. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-08 07:00:00Z 0
"Zoom" meetings will be held on most Mondays. There will be a guest speaker for each meeting. Tentatively, in-person meetings will resume on September 14th. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-01 07:00:00Z 0
Kevin Maldonado introduced Dr. Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics, who highlighted the short and long run implications of the current public health impacts via our Zoom Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2020-06-01 07:00:00Z 0
Here is a screen shot of our first Zoom Meeting on May 11th. Thanks to Honora for the photo. Alex Cimochowski 2020-05-11 07:00:00Z 0

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Posted by Alex Cimochowski on May 02, 2020
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale donates $10,000 to the Scottsdale Community Partners (SCP).
 
 
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Even though the Coronavirus is impacting our weekly meetings, our Club is still serving Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2020-03-29 07:00:00Z 0
There was a nice group of Members and guests at our Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2020-03-09 07:00:00Z 0
David Arriola and Don welcome Rebecca Grossman, CEO, and Sindy Ready, President, of the Scottsdale Association of Realtors. Alex Cimochowski 2020-03-09 07:00:00Z 0
Sindy Ready and Rebecca Grossman, from the Scottsdale Association of Realtors, provided a current update of our local real estate market. Alex Cimochowski 2020-03-09 07:00:00Z 0
A lot of our Members and guests bared the cold and enjoyed the Diamondbacks spring training game at Salt River Fields on March 2nd. Alex Cimochowski 2020-03-02 07:00:00Z 0
David Pastor visited Carborca Mexico along with other Rotarians on a Polio Plus Pilgrimage. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-24 07:00:00Z 0
Bob Murray and Don welcome Beth Garrow to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-24 07:00:00Z 0
Beth Garrow, RI Regional Major Gifts Officer, said that RI and the Bill Gates Foundation recently renewed their partnership to end polio with a joint commitment of $450 million. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-24 07:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Scottsdale donated $3,000 to AZ Helping Hands on February 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-22 07:00:00Z 0
42 Rotary volunteers on Saturday, February 22nd at work with AZ Helping Hands. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-22 07:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale has sponsored a new local Rotary Club, the Club Rotario De Phoenix. The proposed Club is currently awaiting Rotary International's charter approval. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-10 07:00:00Z 0
Don and Max Rumbaugh welcome Jorge Mendoza Yescas to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-10 07:00:00Z 0
There was a nice attendance of members and guests along with a number of officials from Scottsdale and the surrounding areas at our Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-10 07:00:00Z 0
Jorge Mendoza Yescas, Consul General of Mexico in Phoenix, said that Mexico's priorities are toeradicate corruption, enhance security, ensure fair competition and reduce poverty. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-10 07:00:00Z 0
Tim Baughman and President Don welcome Bridget Binsbacher to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-03 07:00:00Z 0
We had an unusually large group of active attendees at our first February meeting of this year. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-03 07:00:00Z 0
Bridget Binsbacher, Exec. Director of the AZ Cactus League Association, gave a very interesting talk covering the beginnings of the League up to the present and then some. Alex Cimochowski 2020-02-03 07:00:00Z 0
Joe Cusack welcomes new Member Thomas Mayer to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-27 07:00:00Z 0
Jay Franz welcomes new Member Mike Wolff to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-27 07:00:00Z 0
Ken Brown and President Don welcome Glenn Williamson to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-27 07:00:00Z 0
Glenn Williamson, CEO of the Canada Arizona Business Council, said there are more than 450 Canadian owned businesses (160,000 jobs) that operate out of Arizona. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-27 07:00:00Z 0
President Don, Virginia Korte, and Jim Bruner welcome Charlie Smith and Bill Walton. Virginia, Jim, Charlie and Bill made presentations about programs that impacted Scottsdale's growth. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-13 07:00:00Z 0
Everyone enjoyed the presentations by existing and former City Council members. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-13 07:00:00Z 0
We had many active members at our first meeting of 2020. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-06 07:00:00Z 0
Jolene Hale and Don welcome Bob Burns to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-06 07:00:00Z 0
Bob Burns, Chairman of the AZ Corporation Commission, gave a very nice talk about utility rate settings and a wide range of additional topics. Alex Cimochowski 2020-01-06 07:00:00Z 0
The Reverend Ann Lyter gave a very interesting invocation. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
Santa also met with a lot of adults too. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
Santa met with children after lunch. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
Honorary Rotary Member Mayor Lane welcomed everyone and wished all a Happy New Year. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
President Don Loose welcomed all the guests and members to our annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
Two members of Ann Lyter's church provided musical entertainment for our luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
5th Avenue Club - Wednesday, December 11th Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-10 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Sanjeev Khagram, Dean of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, shared with the Club his personal journey and his involvement with start-ups, global companies, and universities. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-09 07:00:00Z 0
There was a good turnout of Members and Guests at our meeting on Monday, December 9th., Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-09 07:00:00Z 0
Joe Cusack and Chris West welcome Dr. Khagram to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-09 07:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians and guests enjoyed the program on the first Monday in December. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-02 07:00:00Z 0
John Abbs and President Don welcome Dean Ballard to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-02 07:00:00Z 0
Dean Ballard, TGen Foundation Director of Development, shared TGen's history from 2002 when it was officially launched to the present.  Alex Cimochowski 2019-12-02 07:00:00Z 0
Our long time friend and former Executive Director, Gloria Swayzee, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21. For many years Gloria did great things for us outside of her normal Club duties. She will be missed. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-21 07:00:00Z 0
President Don welcomes Assistant District Governor Michelle Holcomb and Governor David Simmer. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-18 07:00:00Z 0
Jolene Hale and Don welcome New Member Judy Smith to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-18 07:00:00Z 0
We had a very nice turnout to hear District Governor David Simmer speak. to us. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-18 07:00:00Z 0
District 5495 Governor, David Simmer, gave a great talk oriented around Rotary International's new vision statement. Check out the vision statement below his picture. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-18 07:00:00Z 0
There was a nice crowd of members and prospective members attending our Barry Goldwater Jr. meeting. Many Thanks to Honora for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-04 07:00:00Z 0
President Don and Chris welcome Barry Goldwater Jr. to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-04 07:00:00Z 0
Barry Goldwater Jr. shared his family's legacy of migrating to America from Poland in 1840. They were clothing merchants who followed the miners to Arizona and grew the business into Goldwaters Department Store. Alex Cimochowski 2019-11-04 07:00:00Z 0
On Monday Oct. 28, Mayor Jim Lane dedicated the new concrete ramada addition at Scottsdale Rotary Park. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-28 07:00:00Z 0
Lance Davidson and President Don welcome New Member Kevin Maldonado to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-21 07:00:00Z 0
Most of our members are back, and we had a very enjoyable meeting on Monday, October 21st. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-21 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner and President Don welcome Dr. Francis to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-21 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Sybil Francis, CEO of the Center for Future of Arizona, said the CFA brings Arizonans together to build a bright future for our state. She stressed the need for cooperation between schools and local leadership groups. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-21 07:00:00Z 0
Check Out The Next 5th Avenue Event Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-16 07:00:00Z 0
Long time Rotarian and friend to all of us, Art Decabooter passed away on Thursday, October 10th. The photo shows Art accepting the Service Above Self Award from Mayor Lane in 2016. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-10 07:00:00Z 0
On October 7th, we had a nice crowd of members and guests back from summer. Thanks to Honora for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-07 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. William Harris, CEO of the Science Foundation of AZ, said that its mission is to diversify the state's economy by developing programs that stimulate industry and university research. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-07 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner and Don welcome Dr. Bill Harris to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-10-07 07:00:00Z 0
We had many active members and guests on a beautiful fall Monday, September 30th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-30 07:00:00Z 0
David Ramirez, Public Information Officer at Sky Harbor, said that it had an annual economic impact of more than $38 billion. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-30 07:00:00Z 0
President Don Loose welcomes David Ramirez to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-30 07:00:00Z 0
Many members were active at our Monday Meeting with Mark Stanton. Many thanks to Jason Brock for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-23 07:00:00Z 0
Dave Arriola and Don welcome Mark Stanton to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-23 07:00:00Z 0
Mark Stanton, President of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, along with other goals said the Chamber wanted to be the voice of business on business issues. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-23 07:00:00Z 0
Very Sad News: On Sunday night, September 15th, Jess Levin passed away. He was buried at Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale on Thursday, September 19th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-19 07:00:00Z 0
Chris Haines, President of Scottsdale Community College, emphasized how much technology and norms have changed and their effects on college students. Alex Cimochowski 2019-09-09 07:00:00Z 0
Prospective Member Day was a big success! There were many prospects attending our Monday lunch. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-26 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner and Don welcome Steven Brophy to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-26 07:00:00Z 0
Len Kawecki and President Don welcome new Rotarian Todd Armstrong to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-26 07:00:00Z 0
Steven Brophy is a businessman, farmer, rancher, and is CEO of one of Arizona's largest landowners - Aztec Land and Cattle Company. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-26 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active members at our warm August Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-19 07:00:00Z 0
Scott Miller and President Don welcome Kroy Ekblaw to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-19 07:00:00Z 0
Kroy Ekblaw, Director of the McDowell Preserve, gave the Club a comprehensive overview of the Preserve's history. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-19 07:00:00Z 0
Andy Price, CEO Grand Canyon Council for Scouts, stated that 2.2 million girls and boys participate in scouting programs. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-12 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians Matthew Hill and Chris West welcome Andy Price to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-12 07:00:00Z 0
Prospective Member Day Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-09 07:00:00Z 0
John Rippinger, President of the Rippinger Financial Group, has spent considerable time searching for the lost plane of Emelia Earhart. He believes she landed safely on Nikumaroro Island and subsequently died there. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-05 07:00:00Z 0
John Rippinger piloted his T-34 Mentor for 22 years with the Lima Lima Flight Team, a precision aerobatic team. Alex Cimochowski 2019-08-05 07:00:00Z 0
Sarah Porter did a great job discussing the sources and uses of Arizona water. 2019-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Chris West and Jerry Palmer welcome Sarah Porter to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-29 07:00:00Z 0
Sarah Porter, Director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at The Morrison Institute, ASU shared her very broad understanding of local water issues. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-29 07:00:00Z 0
Brad Hartig, CIO for the City of Scottsdale, announced that the City had received a silver-level certification from Bloomberg Philanthropies for data driven decision making. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-22 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active members at our meeting on Monday, July 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-22 07:00:00Z 0
Wendy Wentz and John Campbell welcome Brad Hartig to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-22 07:00:00Z 0
Dale Gray was awarded the 2019 District 5495 Humanitarian of the Year Award. District 5495 consists of 70 rotary clubs and 2,269 Rotarians.  Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-15 07:00:00Z 0
Len Kawicki and Chris West welcome new member Tom Winkelman to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-15 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians Rachel Sacco and Chris West welcome PV Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner to ourClub. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-15 07:00:00Z 0
PV Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner addressed various topics, such as PV revenue sources, police issues and the safety effort. He also answered quite a few questions. Alex Cimochowski 2019-07-15 07:00:00Z 0
Carrie Collins-Fadell, Executive Director of the AZ Brain Injury Alliance, discussed how her organization supports, educates, and tries to prevents brain injuries. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-24 07:00:00Z 0
Don and Alex Cimochowski welcome Carrie Collins-Fadell and Jim Ledgewood to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-24 07:00:00Z 0
Carrie introduced a second speaker, Jim Ledgewood, who shared his personal story of taking a bullet to the head and how he managed to survive and live a normal life. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-24 07:00:00Z 0
Don Loose and family enjoying the Installation Ceremony. 2019-06-18 07:00:00Z 0
Members and many guests had a nice evening at the Installation Ceremony on June 17th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-17 07:00:00Z 0
Kent transfers power and a few other items to new President Don Loose. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-17 07:00:00Z 0
On Saturday, June 15th, our Club worked with Project C.U.R.E. to pack medical supplies for those-in-need. In addition, our Club donated $2,500 to the project. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-15 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Members at our Monday Meeting on June 10th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-10 07:00:00Z 0
New Members, Daniel Hollerbach and Jolene Hale, were introduced to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-10 07:00:00Z 0
Chris West and Kent welcome John Kavanagh to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-10 07:00:00Z 0
John Kavanagh, member of the AZ House of Representatives, spoke about legislative programs and political issues that he has been involved with. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-10 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Thompson, Scottsdale City Manager, gave a 3-point overview of the $319 million bond issue for 58 city construction projects. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-03 07:00:00Z 0
There were many happy faces at our meeting on the first Monday of June. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-03 07:00:00Z 0
Virginia Korte and Kent welcome City Manager, Jim Thompson, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-06-03 07:00:00Z 0
Tom Tischer having a great time introducing guests on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-20 07:00:00Z 0
Jerry Schwallier introduced speaker Dan Henninger of SCOTT to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-20 07:00:00Z 0
Dan Henninger, Scottsdale Coalition for Today and Tomorrow (SCOTT), addressed the Club on Monday, May 20th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-20 07:00:00Z 0
Rotary members and a guest enjoy Paul Harris Day at John Campbell's office. Photo by Honora Norton. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-13 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active members at our first meeting in May this year. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-06 07:00:00Z 0
David Pastor announcing the winners of $10,000 of prize money for the Foundation Raffle. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-06 07:00:00Z 0
Dominic DeMartino, Postmaster of Scottsdale, gave an overview of the local postal system of 5 post offices and 510 employees. Dominic then answered many questions from the audience. Alex Cimochowski 2019-05-06 07:00:00Z 0
Desert Mountain High School Cassidy Johnson spoke about Crutches4Africa, an international project. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-29 07:00:00Z 0
Kent welcomes new member, Chris Cuffaro, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-29 07:00:00Z 0
Monday, April 29th, was Youth Day at Scottsdale Rotary, one of our best meetings of the year! Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-29 07:00:00Z 0
All the judges posed for a picture taken by Jason Brock on Scholarship Night, April 24th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-24 07:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Rotarians enjoying a tour of the Scottsdale Water Campus at Pima and Hualapai Drive on Monday, April 15th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-15 07:00:00Z 0
5th Avenue Club - Wednesday, April 17th, 5:00 at the MODERN OYSTER Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-15 07:00:00Z 0
A tree, donated by Jason Brock, was planted at the Park in honor of his mother Linda Brock who was present. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-08 07:00:00Z 0
Carroll Huntress provided the Park food, Rob Adler and Ken Brown cooked it. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-08 07:00:00Z 0
Monday, April 8th, was a great day at Rotary Park celebrating the new Butterfly Garden section of the Park. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-08 07:00:00Z 0
Club Members were in a very good mood on this year's April Fool's Day. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Tony Martino and Don Loose, President Elect, welcome Todd LaPorte to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Todd LaPorte, Honor Health CEO, updated Rotarians about one of our Community's best assets. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Todd LaPorte, Honor Health CEO, updated Rotarians about one of our Community's best assets. Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Todd LaPorte, Honor Health CEO, updated Rotarians about one of our Community's best medical assets.  Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Todd LaPorte, Honor Health CEO, updated Rotarians about one of our Community's best medical assets.  Alex Cimochowski 2019-04-01 07:00:00Z 0
Twenty-two Rotarians interviewed fifty-three high school Juniors on Thursday evening for four all paid trips to a Leadership Conference at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-28 07:00:00Z 0
Kent welcomes Rick DeBruhl, television broadcaster, to our Club on Monday, March 25th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-25 07:00:00Z 0
Rick DeBruhl, ESPN Broadcaster, emphasized that in Indy 500 car racing communications are crucial. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-25 07:00:00Z 0
We had a number of very active members speak at our Monday meeting before our main speaker took the stage. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-25 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians along with many visitors enjoyed themselves before Dr. Crow spoke on Monday . Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-18 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and Jim Bruner welcome Dr. Michael Crow, ASU President, to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-18 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Crow stated that ASU is a comprehensive research university, measured not by who it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-18 07:00:00Z 0
Rotary members and their guests enjoyed lunch at the Salt River Training Fields before a ballgame between the Colorado Rockies and the Oakland Athletics. Thanks to Honora for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-11 07:00:00Z 0
Monday, March 4th provided a very entertaining meeting. The Rotary Board and other members spoke about various financial topics that were of interest to everyone. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-04 07:00:00Z 0
Club Members who contributed financially over the past year were honored on Monday, March 4th. Alex Cimochowski 2019-03-04 07:00:00Z 0
President Kent and Rotarian Norman Wicks, visiting from England's Hexham Rotary Club, exchanged Club banners. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-25 07:00:00Z 0
New member, Nathan Mountford, and returning members, Tom Tischer and Jay Tenison, were welcomed to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-25 07:00:00Z 0
Don Loose and Kent welcome Alan Day, brother to Sandra Day O'connor, to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-25 07:00:00Z 0
Alan Day, author, cowboy and horse lover, said being a rancher meant being a plumber, electrician, butcher, bull roper, windmill repairman and much more. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-25 07:00:00Z 0
Claudia Pavlovich, Governor of Sonora Mexico, gave a very nice presentation about increasing the understanding and cooperation between Arizona and Sonora.Thanks to Bob Rink for the photo. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-11 07:00:00Z 0
Scottsdale Mayor and Rotarian, Jim Lane, welcomed Claudia Pavlovich and her associates to the Rotary Club of Scottsdale. Alex 2019-02-11 07:00:00Z 0
Honora and Kent welcome David Ivers to our Club on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-04 07:00:00Z 0
David Ivers, CEO AZ Theatre Company, gave a very nice talk about the highlights of the ATC's current (52nd) season. Alex Cimochowski 2019-02-04 07:00:00Z 0
The BUSS, Business United for Scottsdale Schools, Event on Jan. 29th was a mentoring session where Scottsdale Rotarians met with high school students at a BLAZE PIZZA Restaurant to help them develop a vocation. Thanks to Roger Rohrs for the photos. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-29 07:00:00Z 0
Martin Harvier, President of the Salt River Community, shared the history of the Pima tribe and an overview of the Community. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-28 07:00:00Z 0
Blessing McAnlis-Vasquez of the Salt River Community, introduced Martin Harvier, President of the Community, and then gave a nice talk on the venues and experiences available within the Community. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-28 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and James Carusone welcome Martin Harvier and Blessing McAnlis- Vasquez to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-28 07:00:00Z 0
Photos from our meeting on Monday, January 14th. Many thanks to Honora Norton for the pictures. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-14 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarian John Abbs and Keli Jo Hause, both from Gift Of Life, recognized Patti and Scott Miller for their long time support for the Gift Of Life mission. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-14 07:00:00Z 0
Max Rumbaugh and President Kent welcome speaker Zarrin Caldwell to our meeting.e Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-14 07:00:00Z 0
Zarrin Caldwell, a Rotary International Peace Fellow, shared her experiences traveling to over 30 countries to connect people and ideas. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-14 07:00:00Z 0
Former Scottsdale Rotarian, Chuck Kim, introduced Eduardo de Leon to the members and guests of our Club on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-07 07:00:00Z 0
President Kent gets a kick out of a Happy Buck conversation on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-07 07:00:00Z 0
Eduardo Gonzalez de Leon, Deputy Trade Commissioner of Pro Mexico Phoenix, gave a nice talk about Mexican/US relations and answered quite a few audience questions. Alex Cimochowski 2019-01-07 07:00:00Z 0
Happy New Year 2019 - See you on January 7th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-26 07:00:00Z 0
Santa did a great job with the children (and adults) during our Christmas Lunch. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-17 07:00:00Z 0
The Salvation Army Band entertained members and guests before our Christmas Lunch. Alex 2018-12-17 07:00:00Z 0
"Nicole" did an outstanding job (as usual) entertaining the Club at our Christmas party. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-17 07:00:00Z 0
Pastor Ann Lyter gave a very nice talk on the Christmas WWI truce when both sides put down their weapons and sang hymns. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-17 07:00:00Z 0
5th Avenue Rotarians Bader, Brown, Kaplan, and Signeski, enjoying themselves on December 12th at the Living Room Wine Cafe. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-12 07:00:00Z 0
Sean O'Brien, Gretchen Kinder and Douglass Snell were introduced as New Club Members. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-10 07:00:00Z 0
Gary Mascaro, Executive Director of the Scottsdale Airport, gave a super talk on the history and current activities of the airport. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-10 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Hann updated the Club on the status of our water project in Mexico. 2018-12-10 07:00:00Z 0
Students from the Barker Keystone Interact Club and Scottsdale Prep Interact Club ring Salvation Army bells on December 8th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-08 07:00:00Z 0
Students from the Barker Keystone Interact Club and Scottsdale Prep Interact Club ring Salvation Army bells on December 8th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-08 07:00:00Z 0
5th Avenue Club - Wednesday December 12th - The Living Room Wine Cafe and Lounge - 5:00 PM 2018-12-05 07:00:00Z 0
Denny Barney said that Maricopa County is the largest county in the US and also the fastest growing in terms of the number of new residents each year. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-03 07:00:00Z 0
Denny Barney, Maricopa County Supervisor, gave a very nice talk on the various tasks the County Supervisors are responsible for. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-03 07:00:00Z 0
Jason Brock and Tom Tull were bell ringers at Nordstrom's south entrance on Saturday, December 1st. Alex Cimochowski 2018-12-01 07:00:00Z 0
As usual,Jim Bruner does a very nice job introducing Eileen Klein. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-26 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and Eileen Klein enjoying lunch. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-26 07:00:00Z 0
Eileen Klein, the AZ State Treasurer, gave a very nice talk describing the various elements of the State Budget. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-26 07:00:00Z 0
Jay Carpenter, CEO of Desert Blockchain, explained the basics of blockchain and then took questions from the audience. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-12 07:00:00Z 0
Kent exchanges Rotary logos with Sarah Crosby-Hartman's sister from the Rotary Club in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-12 07:00:00Z 0
Pat Rile introduces our new Salvation Army member Sean O'Brien. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-05 07:00:00Z 0
Ken Brown, originally from Canada, introduces his long time Canadian friend - Glenn Williamson. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-05 07:00:00Z 0
Entrepreneur and CEO Glenn Williamson, also AZ Consul for Canada, gave a super talk on Canadian and US interactions. Alex Cimochowski 2018-11-05 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and Jo Pulvermacher pose with guests and speakers from Gabriel's Angels at the Rotary Park flagpole. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-29 07:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Scottsdale held its semi-annual meeting at Rotary Park on Monday, October 29th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-29 07:00:00Z 0
Mayor Lane addressing the Club and guests at the Golf Luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-22 07:00:00Z 0
Mayor Lane and Richard congratulate the winning golf team. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-22 07:00:00Z 0
Mayor Lane and Richard Signeski did a great job running the Golf Luncheon. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-22 07:00:00Z 0
The first Rotary 5th Avenue Club meeting of 2018 will be held on Wednesday, October 17, at 5 PM. 2018-10-17 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and Jim Erickson enjoying a lunch together at our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-16 07:00:00Z 0
District Governor, Jim Erickson, related what Rotary has meant to him personally and briefed us on upcoming District 5495 events. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-15 07:00:00Z 0
Chris West introduces Jody Kent from UTI. 2018-10-02 07:00:00Z 0
Jody Kent, Senior Marketing Executive at Universal Technical Institute, gave the Club a real good look at the training and goals of UTI. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-01 07:00:00Z 0
Chris and our Kent having lunch with Jody Kent. Alex Cimochowski 2018-10-01 07:00:00Z 0
Golf Tournament, Oct. 22nd, McCormick Ranch Golf Club 2018-09-26 07:00:00Z 0
Kent welcomes Olivia Matos from the AZ Coyotes. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-24 07:00:00Z 0
Executive Director Olivia Matos of the AZ Coyotes gave a very nice talk about the Coyotes Foundation and their Community Relations. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-24 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians celebrating Paul Harris Day at Kent Hammond's office plus Virginia Korte and Mayor Lane at City Hall. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-17 07:00:00Z 0
Rick Carpinelli, Sr. VP at Crown Realty and member of Business United for Scottsdale Schools (BUSS), commented about BUSS and introduced Amy Fuller. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-10 07:00:00Z 0
Dr. Amy Fuller, Special Assistant to the Superintendent of Scottsdale Schools, talked about improvements at Coronado. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-10 07:00:00Z 0
Kent welcomes Amy Fuller and Rick Carpinelli. Alex Cimochowski 2018-09-10 07:00:00Z 0
Steve Lockard, CEO of TPI Composites, talked about the global growth of TPI and their main product which is composite wind turbine blades. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-27 07:00:00Z 0
David Pastor and Kent reward Reverend Ann Thomas with her blue Rotary membership badge. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-27 07:00:00Z 0
John Campbell and Kent welcome Steve Lockard to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-27 07:00:00Z 0
Senator John McCain speaking to our Club on April 6, 2015. Thank You and God Bless You! Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-26 07:00:00Z 0
US Senate Candidate, Kelli Ward (also a Member of Rotary), contributed Happy Bucks on Monday August 20th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-20 07:00:00Z 0
Sara Crosby-Hartman and Kent welcome Mitchell Allen to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-20 07:00:00Z 0
Mitchell Allen, VP Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), gave a nice presentation on how GPEC attracts quality businesses to our Region. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-20 07:00:00Z 0
A lot of Rotary guests were happy to hear Representative David Schweikert speak on Monday, August 13th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-14 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner introduces Congressman David Schweikert to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-13 07:00:00Z 0
Congressman David Schweikert noted that his father was a member of our Club. He emphasized how advanced technology and the allocation of resources could positively impact Medicare's future. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-13 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of Monday the 6th of August being a 114 degree day, we had a very active audience for Dr. Tamm. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-06 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of Monday the 6th of August being a 114 degree day, we had an active audience for Dr. Tamm. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-06 07:00:00Z 0
Neurologist Dr. Tamm stated that Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder whose symptoms may include tremors, poor posture, balance, movement, and speech. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-06 07:00:00Z 0
Gary Baker and Kent welcome Dr. Tamm to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-08-06 07:00:00Z 0
Tim Baughman introduces Gerd Wuestemann to the Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Kent and Tim Baughman welcome Gerd Wuestemann to our Club. 2018-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
Gerd Wuestemann, CEO of Scottsdale Arts, covered various Scottsdale Art Activities and stated his goal to make Scottsdale nationally known for its outstanding art events. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-30 07:00:00Z 0
President Kent welcomes Chad Johnson of PCH to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-23 07:00:00Z 0
John Abbs introduces speaker Chad Johnson on Monday, July 23rd. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-23 07:00:00Z 0
Chad Johnson, Sr. VP Phoenix Children's Hospital, gave a very interesting talk about the dynamics of a modern day PCH trying to take greater care of children all over the Valley. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-23 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of a hot, muggy day, we had a nice crowd at our Monday Meeting. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-16 07:00:00Z 0
Scott Miller and Kent welcome Steve Zylstra to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-16 07:00:00Z 0
Steve Zylstra, CEO of the AZ Technology Council (AZTC), said that AZTC is the driving force behind making Arizona the fastest growing technology hub in the nation. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-16 07:00:00Z 0
Four Scottsdale Interact Club students returned from a service project in Trivandrum, India where they delivered over $3,000 of needed school supplies to a rural elementary school. Alex Cimochowski 2018-07-15 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians Susan and Cary Silverstein having lunch with seven students they sponsored to attend the 2019 World Affairs Seminar. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-25 07:00:00Z 0
Doug Nick, Assistant Communications Director of the AZ Dept. of Transportation, gave a wide ranging talk on how the Department functions. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-25 07:00:00Z 0
Gil Gifford led the Club in Pledging Allegiance to the United States. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-25 07:00:00Z 0
Curt McReynolds and new President Kent Hammond great Doug Nick. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-25 07:00:00Z 0
Curt McReynolds and new President Kent Hammond great Doug Nick. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-25 07:00:00Z 0
Dr Honora Norton and Mayor Lane enjoying the pre-dinner event at Kent Hammond's inauguration. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-18 07:00:00Z 0
Charlie welcomes Kent Hammond as our new Rotary Club President. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-18 07:00:00Z 0
New President, Kent Hammond, addresses the Club after his inauguration. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-18 07:00:00Z 0
ASU Men's Basketball Coach, Bobby Hurley, gave a very nice talk. Among his topics was an overview of new recruits and returning players. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-11 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of the summer heat, a good crowd came to hear ASU Coach Bobby Hurley on Monday. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-11 07:00:00Z 0
Chris West and Charlie welcome ASU Basketball Coach Bobby Hurley. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-11 07:00:00Z 0
Chuck Kim and Charlie welcome Dave Heeke, AD at U of A. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-04 07:00:00Z 0
Dave Heeke, Athletic Director at the University of Arizona, gave an upbeat talk on numerous U of A sports activities. Alex Cimochowski 2018-06-04 07:00:00Z 0
Mayor Lane and Max Rumbaugh talked about their recent visit to sister city Marrakech in Morocco, Africa. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-21 07:00:00Z 0
Virginia Korte and Charlie welcome Brian Dygert, General Manager of WestWorld in Scottsdale.. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-21 07:00:00Z 0
Brian Dygert, General Manager of WestWorld, said that their yearly attendance has reached 870,000 and is growing 15-20% each year. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-21 07:00:00Z 0
Paul Harris Day at Arizona Best Real Estate. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-14 07:00:00Z 0
Paul Harris Day at Northern Trust. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-14 07:00:00Z 0
A great group of people attended Charie Kester's Demotion Party at Joe Cusack's house. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-11 07:00:00Z 0
In spite of a 101 degree day on Monday May 7th, Club members were very active. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-07 07:00:00Z 0
Chris Yoo, CEO of Systems Imagination, gave a very interesting talk how AI (artificial intelligence) will make a major impact on human health and medical science. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-07 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Gay Baker and Charlie welcome Chris Yoo to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-05-07 07:00:00Z 0
Charlie and Jason welcome returning member Leonard Kawecki. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-30 07:00:00Z 0
Sara Crosby Hartman was the chief presenter at this year's Youth Day. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-30 07:00:00Z 0
Seventeen scholarship winners and their seven presenters made this year's Youth Day a great event. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-30 07:00:00Z 0
Monday April 30th - Youth Day at the Rotary Club of Scottsdale 2018-04-29 07:00:00Z 0
Bob Bement, APS EVP and Chief Nuclear Officer at the Palo Verde Nuclear Plant, said it is the USA's largest electrical power producer. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-16 07:00:00Z 0
Back from Easter and Rotary Park days, our Club members were very active on Monday, April 16th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-16 07:00:00Z 0
Joe Cusack did a nice job of introducing Bob Bement. Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-16 07:00:00Z 0
2018 Youth Salute Alternate Winners: Austin Brown and Haley Richardson, Winners: Luis Ayala Gutierrez, Kari Harper, Soniyah Robinson, and Adway Gopakumar (left to right). Alex Cimochowski 2018-04-02 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner introduced our speaker Grady Gammage. Jim does a wonderful job of bringing in great people as speakers for our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-26 07:00:00Z 0
Please welcome Mathew Graham as a new member of our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-26 07:00:00Z 0
Grady Gammage gave a great talk refuting five items that US Eastern media mistake as Phoenix weaknesses. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-26 07:00:00Z 0
Lots of members and guests were very active at our meeting on Monday, March 19th. Alex 2018-03-19 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Bruner and Charlie welcome Al McCoy to our Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-19 07:00:00Z 0
Al McCoy, famous 46 year "Voice of the Suns", entertained the Club with stories from his early years and some humorous Sun's tales. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-19 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotarians at our meeting on Monday, March 12th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-12 07:00:00Z 0
Debbie DiCarlo, CEO Cancer Support Community of Arizona (CSCAZ), emphasized resource referrals, so that CSCAZ can connect families for any cancer, any age and any stage. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-12 07:00:00Z 0
Rockies Owner Richard Monfort, third from the left, with Charlie, David and Barry, greated Rotarians and guests. Richard is a Colorado native and a member of the Boulder Rotary Club. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-05 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and guests enjoyed their lunch and the baseball spring training game between the Rockies and the Cubs. Alex Cimochowski 2018-03-05 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotarians at our Meeting on Monday, February 26th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-26 07:00:00Z 0
Matt Rivett, Executive VP of Local Motors, provided Rotarians and guests with an update of advanced autonomous vehicle technologies. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-26 07:00:00Z 0
Below is a seating diagram (in the Miller Lite Deck) for the Cubs vs. Rockies spring training baseball game on March 5th.  Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-19 07:00:00Z 0
Dale Gray said that with help from many Rotary Clubs including Scottsdale, Project Cure was able to send $800,000 of medical supplies to Mexico. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-12 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotarians at our Meeting on Monday, February 12th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-12 07:00:00Z 0
Scott Marks and Charlie welcome Tom Hatten, founder and CEO of Mountainside Fitness on Monday, February 12th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-12 07:00:00Z 0
Tom Hatten, CEO of Mountainside Fitness, shared his entrepreneurial experiences - from starting at age 23 to his current business with 16 locations, 85,000 active members and 1,400 employees. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-12 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and their guests had a very good time at Sumomaya on February 8th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-09 07:00:00Z 0
Christina Lanoue, Assistant VP of Property Management for Scottsdale Fashion Square, discussed millennial shoppers, anchor stores and said that luxury is their main sales driver. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-05 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotarians at our Meeting on Monday, February 5th. Alex Cimochowski 2018-02-05 07:00:00Z 0
The Club was well entertained on Monday, January 29th by our own Gwen Jones and speaker Ann Myers Drysdale. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-29 07:00:00Z 0
The audience really enjoyed hearing Ann Meyers Drysdale speak. She is a great award winning sports person and sports broadcaster. Time magazine called her one of the ten greatest female athletes of all time. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-29 07:00:00Z 0
The next Happy Hour will be held at the SUMOMAYA restaurant on Thursday, February 8th at 5:00. The SUMOMAYA is close to Scottsdale Road and Lincoln Drive. See the map below. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-23 07:00:00Z 0
Max Rumbaugh and Charlie welcome back Valentina Cristi, the Club's 2014-15 In-bound Youth Exchange Student from Coyhaique, Chile. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-22 07:00:00Z 0
Freeport-McMoRan's President, Red Conger, stated that Freeport-McMoRan is the largest publically traded copper producing company in the world with over 30,000 workers worldwide. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-22 07:00:00Z 0
Many Rotarians were very active at our Meeting on January 22nd. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-22 07:00:00Z 0
The Scottsdale Prep Interact Club (which we sponsor) is a very active group. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-19 07:00:00Z 0
Many members and guests were very active in our first Meeting of 2018. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-08 07:00:00Z 0
Barry Kaplan and Charlie welcome former New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-08 07:00:00Z 0
Former New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman did a very nice job covering a wide variety of topics such as the impact of poor voter turnout at primary elections. Alex Cimochowski 2018-01-08 07:00:00Z 0
Happy Holidays and have a Great 2018 New Year. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-20 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Vieh and Jim Bruner ringing the bells at Nordstrom's. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-18 07:00:00Z 0
Santa entertained all the children at our Holiday luncheon (and a few adults too). Thank you Honora for all the nice photos. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-18 07:00:00Z 0
Ranked the 4th best Ballet School in the world, members from the MASTER BALLET ACADEMY in Scottsdale put on a wonderful show after our Holiday Lunch on Monday, December 18th. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-18 07:00:00Z 0
Rotarians and many guests were entertained by the Salvation Army Brass Band and Santa. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-18 07:00:00Z 0
Kevin Bollinger introduced the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-11 07:00:00Z 0
Collage from Honora on Monday, December 11th. Note Pat Rile's pants that generated quite a few Happy Bucks. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-11 07:00:00Z 0
Mark Heigel and Charlie welcome Kevin Maxwell and Margaret Leichfuss of the Scottsdale Leadership organization. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-11 07:00:00Z 0
There were many active Rotarians with Marshall Trimble and new member Matt Clay. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-04 07:00:00Z 0
Jim Brunner and Charlie welcome Marshall Trimble. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-04 07:00:00Z 0
Marshall Trimble told a story about German prisoners of war in 1944 who stayed in a POW camp located in Scottsdale's Papago Park and about him meeting those prisoners in 1994. Alex Cimochowski 2017-12-04 07:00:00Z 0
Philip Lovas, Small Business Administration Regional Advocate, said that the SBA supports small businesses in many, many ways. Alex Cimochowski 2017-11-27 07:00:00Z 0
On our first day back from the Thanksgiving Holiday, there were a lot of active Rotarians. Alex Cimochowski 2017-11-27 07:00:00Z 0
Several Club Members were involved with Doug Jackson presenting Project C.U.R.E. Alex Cimochowski 2017-11-13 07:00:00Z 0