April 23, 2024                              District Governor Don Jorgensen 2023-24
ACTION ITEMS
2024 DISTRICT ROTARY CLUB AWARDS  

DEADLINE IS TOMORROW, MAY 15!! 

Nominate your club (or another) for one or more of this year's District Rotary Club Awards by end of day Wednesday, May 15th.
 
Categories include Creative Fundraising, Membership Engagement, 
Global and Local Service Project Awards, and more - including new awards.
 
Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony/DG Installation on June 15th.  For more information and links to the nomination forms, read on.
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Photos & Obits Needed for Deceased Members 
This year's D5500 Conference of Clubs will again feature an "In Memoriam" tribute to those members of our clubs who have passed since September 2023 or who didn't get included in last year's tribute.  
 
Please provide a good photo and brief obituary (25 words or so) for those in your club to be included in the slideshow. Email to leo@lawrenson.com.  
Membership Action Plan Workshop

Please encourage Club Leadership, Membership Chairs and any interested Rotarians to sign up for the next training on May 9th. 

To register, click HERE!

Attendees will review and share best practices for attracting, onboarding, engaging, and retaining members, and learn how to access their club’s attrition and attraction data.

This training is designed for club and district leaders, and others interested in helping to grow their club's membership, assist in setting meaningful membership goals, and developing an action plan based on actual data. 

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Sign Up Today for RLI!

Course 1: Sat., April 27, 2024 8:45 am – 12:15 pm via Zoom

The Rotary Leadership Institute is a grassroots, multi-district leadership development program whose mission is to strengthen Rotary clubs through quality leadership education.

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Don't forget! 👉 Register for our Club Assembly Trainings
Saturday, May 18 • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on Zoom

Let’s Learn and have FUN Together!

Click here to register.

Open to current and future Club Leaders, Secretaries, Treasurers, Public Image Chairs, Membership Chairs, Service Project Chairs, Foundation Chairs, and any D5500 Rotarian wishing to expand their knowledge about Rotary programs. 

 
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Celebrate Incoming 2024-25 DG Sue Archibald
Saturday, June 15, 2024 • 11:00am
at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Sonoita
 
Registration is open!
 
All are welcome to a Wild West Party to celebrate incoming 2024-25 District Governor Sue, plus Club Awards and District Leaders.
 
To register, click here or scan the QR code. 
DISTRICT NEWS
Video: Announcement of partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Rotary and the United Nations Environment Programme have launched a new strategic partnership to protect, restore, and sustain waterways worldwide. RI President-elect Stephanie A. Urchick, Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair-elect Mark Daniel Maloney, and the UNEP’s Rafael Peralta announced the initiative, Community Action for Fresh Water, at Rotary’s International Assembly in Orlando, Florida, USA, in January. This collaboration unites Rotary’s community-based solutions with UNEP’s technical expertise.
 
Click here to watch the video.
 
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Rotary Club of Tucson - BSA Camp Lawton Service Day

Saturday, May 18 - Come join the adventure!

Register HERE.

Morning coffee and lunch will be provided. Where: Camp Lawton, 12900 Organization Ridge Road, Mt. Lemmon, AZ 85619 (off Catalina Highway behind the Palisades Visitor Center at milepost 18) When: May 18, 2024; Check in begins at 8.30, projects begin at 9.00. Expect lunch at 12.00, and projects and activities wrapped up no later than 3.00 pm. Contacts: Jon Harned jonathan@lynncapital.org; Shannon Roberts shannon.robertsphd@scouting.org; Don Riegger don@rieggers.com

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CLUB PROJECTS
 

Corazon - International Opportunity 

October 26, 2024

Thank you to RC Sierra Vista for supporting The Corazon Project with a $2000 financial commitment and members. You will be joining RC SaddleBrooke and RC Tucson in Rotary Year 2024-2025 in a Turn Key International Project called Corazon - Build a House In A Day. This is a perfect opportunity to participate in a One Day international project with other Clubs. All it takes is a small commitment of cash and/or some labor and it's all organized by someone else! Follow this link for a 6 minute video: https://vimeo.com/95280507 

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CLUB FUNDRAISERS & EVENTS - THE NEXT 30 DAYS
Casa Grande Rotary - Community Art Project 
Friday, April 26 • 4-7:30pm
 
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San Luis Frontera - Casino Night
Friday, April 26 • 8pm-midnight
Buy tickets here
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Yuma Crossing - Paint for a Cause
Saturday, April 27 • 4pm
Purchase tickets here.
 
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Bisbee Rotary Club's 100th Year Celebration

Saturday, May 4, 2024 • 5:00-7:00pm

Please join Bisbee Rotary Club as we celebrate our 100th anniversary with a great party! 

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PUBLISH YOUR CLUB EVENTS!
 
Let us help you spread the word about your club's upcoming events, projects or fundraisers in IMPACT! Download a fillable form here and email it to kasiarotary@gmail.com by Friday for the following week's newsletter. 
 
WHAT ABOUT PAST PROJECTS & FUNDRAISERS? We'll feature them in our Rotary in Action QuarterlyClick here to download a form. 
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