Category: Member Stories


Rotary meets Boys & Girls Club

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2nd June

Several years ago, Rotary began an effort to connect with the youth of our country by establishing clubs for young adults and teens (called Rotaract and Interact) for the betterment of youth and to expand understanding of Rotary in these groups. For many years, Rotary has promoted leadership, communication, and teamwork for youth through Rotary [...]


I wanted a club to fit my lifestyle

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18th May

A few years ago, Carol Anderson almost stopped being a Rotarian. Along with her husband, Tom, she was spending more than half her time on the road, enjoying her retirement by traveling across the United States and spending her remaining time split between New Mexico and California. She wasn’t able to make regular meetings and [...]


I joined for peace

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24th April

At just 5-years-old Branislav Vujic lived through his first war in the former Yugoslavia. He says he can still remember everything vividly. On his birthday in August of 1995, his family was forced to leave their home. They had become refugees overnight trying to escape the ethnic cleansing that characterized much of the conflict.  They [...]


Michelle: I joined to meet people

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14th April

Talkative and social, Michelle Faust-Davis is the type of person who instantly knows a person’s life story and makes friends with everyone in the room. When she and her husband moved to Phoenix in 2010, they didn’t know anybody in the large metropolis and joined Rotary to meet like-minded people in the area. “We wanted to meet [...]


Michael: I Joined Rotary to See the World

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23rd January

Michael Sherron is a Scottsdale-based software engineer and young Rotarian who initially found Rotary as a way to see the world. In 2007, the only thing Michael knew was that he wanted to travel, and he wanted to grow as a professional. He wasn’t familiar with Rotary, but he soon found a Rotary program called [...]


Carolyn: I Joined Rotary to Continue a Family Tradition

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23rd January

“My dad was one of those people that everyone looked up to. I try to emulate him as much as possible and Rotary is one way.” Carolyn Johnson’s involvement in Rotary began as a young girl in Lamar, Colorado. Her father, Darrell Bailey, who managed a retail business and worked in city government, joined the [...]


Clayton: I Joined Rotary to Change the World

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23rd January

Clayton joined Rotary for two reasons: It was the natural evolution from his membership as a young professional in the community based Phoenix Rotaract Club, but more importantly, he knew it would be the best way to participate in and experience community service projects bigger than his wildest dreams. As Clayton says, “My favorite aspect [...]





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Rotary meets Boys & Girls Club
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I wanted a club to fit my lifestyle
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