Tag: SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary

Tabitha Yim: Inspiration for success

Earline Lewis, Mary Toth, Jack Marley, Debra Foster, Terry Stobe, Jack Stebe, Barb McKenzie, Tabitha Yim, Kick Kroese, Tony Ingle, Patti Albaugh and Roger Bogard

Dick Kroese SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club was honored and privileged to have Tabitha Yim, head gymnastics coach of the University of Arizona. Tabitha came to the University in May of 2015 after serving as an assistant coach at Stanford. She has competed at the highest levels of the sport and established herself as one of…

A POW’s story

Bill McMurry relates his POW experience in Vietnam.

Patti R. Albaugh Bill McMurry recently spoke to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary about his experience as a POW in North Vietnam. He was captured on February 7, 1968 after helping defend the Lang Vei Special Forces surveillance camp in the northwestern corner of South Vietnam, about one and a half miles from the Laotian border. Lang…

Who you gonna’ call? SaddleBrooke Master Gardeners

Patti R. Albaugh Louise Grabell, coordinator for the SaddleBrooke Master Gardener program, recently spoke to SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary about the background, vision and services of Master Gardeners. Louise was formerly a high school science teacher but even as a child she was interested in gardening. “I have my mother to thank for that,” she said…

“Stay in the Moment” Rotary speaker suggests

Dr. Vicki Berkus

Patti R. Albaugh Dr. Vicki Berkus, Ph.D., M.D. and CEDS (certified eating disorders specialist) was the featured speaker at a recent SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary meeting. She is a psychiatrist and a twenty-two year resident of SaddleBrooke. She is the author of Ten Commitments to Mental Fitness. Dr. Berkus has found that one of the most…

Youth on Their Own visits SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary

Kristyn Conner spoke to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club.

Dick Kroese Kristyn Connor, Development Coordinator for Youth on Their Own (YOTO), spoke at SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club recently and gave us some information that few of us knew little about. Students served in the 2009/2010 school year were 492. In the 2015/2016 school year they served 1,588 students. We have over 100 youth served…

Joan Elder speaks at SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club

Joan Elder

Tony Ingle On Thursday, April 14 Joan provided a dynamic presentation to the Sunrise Rotary Club on The Summer Citizen Program in Logan, Utah. Joan Elder is an exciting and power-packed speaker and educator. Joan taught for 20 years in the Los Angeles School District. She retired only to be recruited by Create-A-Vision providing consultation…

Gary Jenkins spoke at SaddleBrooke Sunrise

Gary Haslett Gary Jenkins, a former Secret Service officer, spoke to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary on March 24. Gary served six different presidents and was also a team leader protecting visiting dignitaries from other countries. He has a wealth of information about the operations of the Secret Service and the presidents he served, only some…

Jim Lamb speaks to Sunrise Club

Savo Fries and Jim Lamb

Savo Fries Jim gave an overwhelming and passionate talk on the Trail of Tears. Jim’s ancestry is Cherokee and Scottish. His Cherokee name is Wounded Arrow which means Medicine Man. He is a professor of Physiology and Microbiology, a Herpetologist, Master instructor Lamb’s Marital Arts. He holds several degrees including: B.S, M.S., PhD and Honorary DSc.…

Col. Schuld: Rotary guest speaker

Doug Sweetland, President of SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary, and Colonel Rodger Schuld

Doug Sweetland On January 28, the guest speaker at the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club was Colonel Rodger Schuld. Colonel Schuld is the Commander of the 355th Mission Support Group at Davis Monthan Air Force Base. He has held this position since June of 2014. A civil engineer by education, Colonel Schuld is also a graduate…