November 14, 2023                    District Governor Don Jorgensen 2023-24
ACTION ITEMS
Rotary People of Action Nominations are Open!

The 2023-24 Rotary People of Action will honor six Rotary members, Peace Fellows, Global Grant Scholarship recipients, or Rotary alumni, who have had a leadership role in implementing an impactful project in their communities.

 

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How to Use the Rotary Brand

FREE ZOOM TRAINING!

You've gone to the Rotary Brand Center and created your club's logo...now what?

Join us on November 29th as Eric Collings, District 5520 Public Image Chair and graphic designer, shares real examples of using your Rotary logo on a variety of brand compliant materials. He'll cover brochures, flyers, and social media posts using the proper Rotary colors, and much more. Learn how to creatively use the Rotary Brand to help tell your club's or district's story. Click here to register in advance. 

DISTRICT NEWS
Rotary at Work: Mobile Emergency Clinics in Ukraine
November is Rotary Foundation Month
 
About a year ago, two Rotarians – one in Italy and one in the USA - developed a Global Grant project that could be replicated by interested Rotary clubs and districts. Ukraine’s Ministry of Health had identified a need for medical clinics to be placed along the eastern border of the war zone to provide medical services to the towns and villages where medical facilities had been destroyed.
 
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District Membership Committee Chair Opening

Membership is everyone’s job, but there needs to be someone in each club coordinating the club’s activities and someone at the District leading the actions to educate and help clubs improve their membership activities. The District needs someone to take the District Membership role starting in the 2024-25 year. It is typically a three-year assignment.

 

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CLUB SERVICE PROJECTS
Valle Verde: Aid Station Volunteers Needed for The Ride to End Polio
Valle Verde Rotary is looking for able bodied Rotarians to join them for a fun day volunteering at the Ride to End Polio / El Tour de Tucson, D5500 Aid Station #10 at Desert View High School,
Saturday, November 18th, 2023.
 
1st shift: 10:00am to 1:00pm
2nd shift: 1:00pm to 4:00 pm
       
Please email Gary Friedman with your preferred times at grfriedman@yahoo.com
 
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RC SaddleBrooke Dictionary Project

A group of third graders are going to be receiving a special gift: the gift of words.

SaddleBrooke members (l-r) Deb Ruhe, New Generations Chair Monica Oszust and Jim Fraioli

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Bisbee Rotary Club - Handbags for Hope

December 13, 5:00pm  

Bisbee Rotary Club and Friends are collecting donations for Handbags for Hope. Bags will be distributed in December to domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, and any other women's group that has a need. Locations for distribution, Bisbee, Douglas, Sierra Vista and beyond!  OR...Join in and duplicate the project with your own Club in your area! JOIN US!    

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CLUB FUNDRAISERS & EVENTS
Tucson Sunset Rotary Presented Steve Kozachik a Paul Harris Fellow Award
 
On November 7th, Steve Kozachik was acknowledged for all the fine work he has done not for both Tucson and Rotary.
In 2019, Steve assisted the Ride to End Polio with a video presentation for the then-Rotary chair of the Ride to End Polio Natasha Wrae (a member of the Tucson Sunset Rotary Club).  Approximately a year ago, Steve spearheaded plastic recycling behind his Ward 6 office, which has become very popular with Tucsonans.
 
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Rotaract Auction
This is a new fundraiser launched by Rotaract to serve Rotarians and support our large service projects! Click on the link below to access our auction catalog and potentially bid on an item! Instructions are within the sheets. 
 
Above: a preview of our items
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65th Annual Walt Kammann Sausage Fry

Friday, December 1, 4:30 - 8pm

Yuma Rotary invites you to its 65th Annual Walt Kammann Sausage Fry on December 1st.

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Wine Fundraiser
Mountain Empire Rotary Wine Celler Giveaway
$10 per entry
Drawing is December 2nd
To enter, click here
 
 
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Cross Border Tour to Nogales, Sonora

Valle Verde Rotary Club

Monday, December 4, 2023

Valle Verde Rotary Club and Border Community Alliance (BCA) are organizing a cross-border tour to Nogales, Sonora. 

Tour price:  $85.00/ person/ Limited to 15 people

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PUBLISH YOUR CLUB EVENTS!
 
 
RC SaddleBrooke member Dr. Jim Fry explaining dictionary features to students of Mountain View School
 
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. 
 
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