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COOLIDGE RC PEACE POLE DEDICATION
Coolidge Rotary Club dedicated a Peace Pole to the City of Coolidge, Past President Bonnie Palmer and  Mayor Thompson cut the ribbon. The Mayor thanked the Rotary Club for the continued commitment to our community.                           MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH!
Joe Daniszewski is leading this activity.  If you would like more information contact him @ joed57@hotmail.com
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~ GET TO KNOW YOUR CLUB LEADERSHIP 

Irene Frey - President  Benson RC
Irene grew up in Minnesota and moved to Arizona in 2010 to soak up all the sunshine and heat this great state has to offer. She currently resides in Tucson with her 7-month-old Golden Retriever named Luna. Irene was introduced to Rotary during Benson’s annual golf fundraiser in May 2019 and joined the Benson Rotary Club shortly after. Irene is a  Logistics Manager for CTI Inc., a hazmat transportation company. Prior to joining Rotary, Irene volunteered for many organizations – including the police department, farmers markets, retirement homes, and other fundraiser events. She has always been passionate about giving back to local communities and helping people in need.

 
https://www.rotaryd5500.org/SitePage/get-to-know-our-club-leadership

 

Please send the number of the youth and advisors you wish to sponsor to rotaryliz@aol.com before December 1st, 2020.
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INDOOR RIDE TO END POLIO
The following Rotary Clubs organized Rides to End Polio this fall, either Indoor or Road Mini-Rides :
 
Niwot (CO) Barrington Breakfast Club (IL)
Blue Bell (PA) Old Pueblo (AZ)
Calvary West (Canada) Pantano (AZ)
Catalina (AZ) Saddlebrooke (AZ)
Cheraw (SC) Sierra Vista Sunrise (AZ)
Indianola (IA) Tucson (AZ)
Vail (AZ) Kino (AZ)
Eight Rotary Clubs have indicated an interest in doing Indoor Rides in April during the scheduled El Tour event.  Several are being interviewed for an article in the April issue of The Rotarian magazine.
Charlotte Harris
ROTARY DIRECT 
I am challenging every Rotarian of District 5500 to please consider donating directly through Rotary Direct for your contributions.  https://my.rotary.org/en/rotary-direct
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~RE-IMAGINING YOUR CLUB FUTURE
District 5500 Visioning/Club strategic planning committee will be available to help your club. Please reach out to the chair DGND Marc Snow snowarizona@gmail.com.
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~ THE DISTRICT 5500 POLIO GIVSUM CAMPAIGN

Two (2) clicks are all that is needed to donate to eradicate polio.
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DISTRICT 5500 ROTARY PODCAST
OVER 200 PODCASTS DOWNLOADED!
Subscribe to Rotary District 5500 Apple Podcasts, the link is below. Podcasts are being added every month. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rotary-district-5500-podcasts/id1527137450
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DISTRICT ARTICLES FOR THE GLANCE
If you have an article pertaining to the District, please send it to Ray Naylor: rwnaylor@comcast.net Thank you!
Russell Hampton
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