Tag: Rotary Club

STEM education and robotics

Doug May On May 24 SaddleBrooke resident Dr. Robert Springer presented a program about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education at the middle school level to the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. Robert received his PhD degree from the University of California at San Diego. His area of expertise is Visual Psychophysics – the relationship…

Rotary Literacy Program

Tim Morsani The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke has a mandate from Rotary International to make literacy and the improvement of literacy one of its top priorities. Part of that endeavor involves the distribution of books and dictionaries to elementary school students. In the past twelve months, over 3,000 books and 152 dictionaries have been delivered…

Rotary participates in tree planting event

  Tim Morsani A work party from The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke recently joined several nearby clubs for a mass tree-planting at the “new” Veterans Cemetery in Marana. Rotarians supplied and planted over 100 trees on the 32-acre site. For details about the cemetery, see dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana. This group-effort dovetailed nicely with the Rotary International president’s…

School counselor receives Paul Harris Award

  Tim Morsani David Jungbluth, student counselor for San Manuel High School, was recognized by The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke for outstanding service to his community and to the students of the Tri-communities. The Paul Harris Award (named after Rotary’s founder) indicates that $1,000 has been given to the foundation of Rotary International. In this…

Senior Village at SaddleBrooke

Senior Village and SaddleBrooke Rotary: together helping seniors Sandy Morse Senior Village is honored to be this year’s recipient of the The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke’s fundraising event: Celebrating the Art of the Southwest on December 3 from noon to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of art, drinks and appetizers while you beautify your home, do…

Rotary hosting Senior Village fundraiser

Tim Morsani Artist Diana Madaras is returning to SaddleBrooke December 3. This multi-award winning community-involved artist and philanthropist will be bringing her art and Southwest gifts back to SaddleBrooke to assist the Rotary Club in its fundraising to support the Senior Village of SaddleBrooke. Co-sponsored by MountainView Retirement Village, the menu will include appetizers, wine…

Sunrise Rotary saddles up for a social

Sharon and Garrett Ressing pose with the Lone Ranger, Tonto and John Wayne.

Patti R. Albaugh The fifth Thursday of any month is a social event for the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary. In March, members decided to experience a bit of the cowboy life at Cadillac Chaparral Steakhouse and Saloon. Twenty-eight members and guests gathered to take in baked beans, ribs, steak and drinks and, of course, to have…

Rotary Club makes donations

Speaker Diana Madaras is active with philanthropic causes in Tucson.

Tim Morsani Thanks to the help of artist Diana Madaras and a very generous gift from Fairwinds-Desert Point, the Rotary Clubs of SaddleBrooke were able to make substantial gifts to the fine arts departments of three local schools: Oracle’s Mountain Vista School, First Avenue Elementary of San Manuel and Coronado K through 8 each received…