Tag: SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club

How is a neighborhood grocery like a Rotary Club?

Patti Albaugh Joelle Schumacher spoke to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club about working as a cashier at Bashas’ in Catalina. She compared the goals of Rotary to the goals of a neighborhood grocery. Rotarians pledge to help a community through donations and work projects. So does Bashas’! As an Arizona company, Bashas’ supports in-state charitable organizations…

Writers take aim

Patti Albaugh What do writers need to know about firearms, arrest procedures and blood splatter patterns? Ask anyone who has been to the Writers’ Police Academy (WPA). Patti Albaugh, member of the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club, traveled to Green Bay, Wisconsin, this summer to learn how to write convincing crime scenes. The tenth annual Writers’…

How is a neighborhood grocery like a Rotary Club?

Patti Albaugh Joelle Schumacher spoke to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club about working as a cashier at Bashas’ in Catalina. She compared the goals of Rotary to the goals of a neighborhood grocery. Rotarians pledge to help a community through donations and work projects. So does Bashas’! As an Arizona company, Bashas’ supports in-state charitable organizations…

Music Mends Minds – restoring the rhythm of life

Pat Dawydowych Are you or a loved one living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cognitive decline or any other form of neurodegenerative disease? Music Mends Minds would like to invite you to come and make music with us. We are looking to start “The Mindful Menders Band” and are looking for musicians, singers and volunteers. This…

Music Mends Minds – July and August dates

Nancy Klawitter Do you have a family member suffering from cognitive decline as a result of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury or other form of neurodegenerative disease? Music Mends Minds provides smiles, brain stimulation and family fun. Join us two Wednesdays a month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom West to…

Can you hear me now?

Dick Kroese SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club invited Dana Eriksson, MS, CCC-SLP, and Jessie Penkoff, fourth year Audiology Extern, to speak about the UA Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic and the Sertoma Arizona Hearing Aid Bank. Did you know that the UA speech-language pathology program is No. 7 of 269 programs in the country, and the…

Wreaths Across America

  Dick Kroese Sheron Jones spoke at SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club about Wreaths Across America. Sheron is a Gold Star Mother. Her son, Staff Sergeant Darrel D. Kasson, was killed when the hummer he was driving hit an IED. Since then his mother, Sheron, has dedicated her time helping other Gold Star Mothers that have…

Not your father’s computer lab

  Maggie deBlock On March 1, 2018 SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club members heard a fascinating presentation from Dennis Blauser, Superintendent of the Oracle School District No. 2 and his IT specialist Terry McGobern. Mr. Blauser spoke about the Oracle School Foundation and their accomplishments in providing pre-schooling for three and four-year-old kids as well as…

You CAN learn to live with hearing loss

  Dick Kroese Jennifer Jefferis is a retired counselor, speaker and writer. She spoke for a recent SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club regarding her personal experience with hearing loss. Jennifer shared how through her own loss she came to understand what others were going through. After thirty years of ear infections and multiple surgeries, she struggled…

SBCO outdoes itself

  Maggie deBlock SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club heard SBCO (SaddleBrooke Community Outreach) updates from Steve Groth, President of the Board of Directors. Steve broke the glass ceiling since he is the first male who was elected to this position. SBCO will celebrate 22 years of service to kids in a 100-mile area, that stretches from…