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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 [...]


Arizona Rotary volunteers at the annual Special Day for Special Kids.

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28th May

Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club, with the help of the Scottsdale Unified School District and Raising Special Kids, held its 28th annual Special Day for Special Kids. This event is the highlight of the year for thousands of youngsters with special needs and brings together families from [...]


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 [...]


Arizona Rotary Volunteers Work At UMOM’s Community Garden

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8th April

Across the state Arizona Rotary clubs are sponsoring projects to fight hunger, build sustainable communities and alleviate homelessness. Several Tempe Rotary clubs have joined together with UMOM New Day Centers to build a sustainable community garden at the local family homeless shelter. First started in 2011, the project provides fresh fruits and vegetables to the [...]


Arizona Rotary Volunteer Work Saves Lives

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28th March

In the 1980s, polio infected and crippled or killed more than 350,000 children annually. In 1988, Rotary International made a promise – to eradicate polio from the face of the earth. Since that promise was made, polio cases have plummeted by more than 99 percent, preventing five million instances of child paralysis and 250,000 deaths. [...]


Rotary Program Saves the Lives of Over 280 Children

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25th January

Gift of Life Arizona, a project of the Rotary Clubs of Arizona, provides surgeries to children worldwide who suffer from life-threatening congenital heart disease. They recently completed their 287th surgery for a young man named Roosevelt Gateau from Haiti. Roosevelt is age 16, in the 8th grade and has proven to be very smart in [...]





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Rotary meets Boys & Girls Club
Several years ago, Rotary began an effort to connect with the youth of our country by establishing clubs for young adults and teens (called...
Arizona Rotary volunteers at the annual Special Day for Special Kids.
Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club, with the help of the Scottsdale Unified School District and Raising...
I wanted a club to fit my lifestyle
A few years ago, Carol Anderson almost stopped being a Rotarian. Along with her husband, Tom, she was spending more than half her time...