Weekly Updates for District 5500 Rotarians
November 3, 2022

District to Hire Part-time District Administrator (DG Anita McDonald,
The District Corporate Board has approved the hiring of a part-time, District Administrator position.  After considerable discussion, it was agreed that providing this position would provide continuity of support and efficiency to clubs and District leadership.  We invite interested Rotarians or others recommended by Rotarians to consider applying for this position.
The District Administrator will be an independent contractor and serve under the direction of the District Governor.  This position will support the management of district operations, club services and some social media functions.
  • Three or more years of experience in an administrative role that required strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment would be ideal although not required.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer/internet skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs products,
  • This position also requires the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and will be working with a fun, professional, and friendly group of people.
  • This part-time position is for an average of 10 hours per week at a rate of $25/hour.  Interested individuals should submit a statement of interest and a current resume.
Due Date:  Friday, November 18, 2022
Submit to: The District 5500 Governor, Anita McDonald
                   c/o Virginia Leavitt,
Questions may be directed to Virginia Leavitt, District Executive Assistant,
Ride To End Polio Pre-Ride Dinner (PDG Kirk Reed,
All of us are invited to come and enjoy the Rotary Pre-Ride Dinner on Friday evening, November 18, 2022. Rotarians from all over the world will be in Tucson for the Ride to End Polio (part of El Tour de Tucson). All the details are at
SAVE THE DATE!! (Ginger Leavitt,
Are you making plans for the RI Convention in Melbourne?  District 5500 will be having our District Dinner on Saturday, May 27, 2023.  Time and place are still pending but we wanted to get the date out for your travel plans.  As we get much closer those that have signed up will get the details.
Looking forward to seeing you there!!
November is Rotary Foundation Month! (Linda Stratton,   
If you haven't done it lately, please take a moment to think about Rotary's impact for good in the world.  Please check out our website  We fight disease.  Provide clean water.  Strengthen local communities.  Feed children.  And much more.  IMAGINE how your donation to the Rotary Foundation impacts the world for good.  Please use this Rotary Foundation month to celebrate and to act.  Thank you for all you do.
Dates To Remember 
November 3
5-6 PM PT |
8-9 ET
An Evening to Experience Shelter Box Livestream Event
DGE Don Jorgensen
November 9
Rotary Zone Institute – Salt Lake City
November 18
Ride to End Polio  Pre-Ride Dinner
November 19
Ride to End Polio
January 9
DG Meeting with Club Presidents
DG Anita McDonald
More details to follow
January 13-16
RYLA 2022-2023
April 15-23
Arizona Rotary Week of Service
DG Anita McDonald
More details to follow
April 15
Four-Way Test Speech Contest
Debbie Haddock
May 27
District Dinner in Melbourne, Australia during RI Conference
Virginia Leavitt
More details to follow
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