Rotary Club of Rincon (Tucson)



Jul 31, 2014
John Lee
US Currency
Aug 07, 2014
Pearce Paul Creasmin
UofA Tree Ring Lab
Aug 14, 2014
DG Sally Montagne
District Official Visit
Aug 21, 2014
Modern Street Car
Aug 28, 2014

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The Rincon Rotary club

meets Thursday's, 12:10 pm at the
Tucson Country Club
2975 N. Camino Principal
Tucson, AZ

If you'd like to attend a meeting, please send an email to our Club Liaison

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Our Mailing Address is:

P.O. Box 14433
Tucson, AZ   85732



Thanks to everyone who attended the
6th Annual "Taste of Chocolate"
It was a great event and we raised over $16,000 which will go directly to Tucson youth through our Scholarship Program and 3rd Grade Dictionary Project
Special thanks to our Title Sponsor
HSL Properties
and to all of our Chocolate Angels!

And congratulations to all the winners:
Culinary Design Catering
Zink's Treats
Kalina Russian Restaurant
JTED at Santa Rita
Alfonso's Gourmet Olive Oil & Balsamics
Nadine's Bakery
Cakes for Causes
Debbie Conover, RC of Marana
Lauren Smith-Klase, RC of Pantano
Jansen Azarias, Speaker -Higher Ground
Perry Shazier II, Higher Ground
PP Larry took over for President Tom; Russell shared the Invocation.
Lauren Smith-Klase asked everyone to consider attending their club's GI Jubilee on August 23 at the Jewish Community Center.
Directors Reports:
Mike reviewed the speaker schedule and announced that Bryan Fowler, scheduled for next week, has asked to be rescheduled; John Lee will replace him.
Frank reminded everyone that the Foundation will have a Board meeting next week immediately following the club meeting.
Wendy returned as SAA-For-The-Day.  She reported the Ed LeGendre had lumbar fusion surgery last week and former member Bart Fink was in the hospital for dehydration. 
Happy Bucks:
Russ is just 'happy' and Gloria is happy that Russ is happy.
Frank is happy that Carol is now using crutches and not the walker.
Larry is happy to be off to Hawaii for CE classes
Pete is happy about the retirement of the AFB commander
Mike introduced Jansen Azarias who founded Higher Grounds in his living room after he moved to Tucson from the Philippines.  It started out as an informal program helping 10 year old boys in South Tucson.  It has since grown to a a co-ed program on the former Wakefield school campus for about 130 at-risk youth.



Sponsoring Hit/Pitch/Run with the
Pantano Rotary Club



                        Installing fresh water drinking fountains at
                                grade schools in Nogales



Renovating the Lawton Boy Scout Infirmary on
Mt. Lemmon


Ringing the bell to help the Salvation Army



                    Passing out dictionaries to 3rd Graders




Visiting schools in Nogales for the School Water Project



Awarding scholarships to well-deserving high school students.
                        This year, we gave out over $10,000!



                                        Delivering defribrillators to the Nogales Fire Dept.



                     "Rotary At Work" day helping out at Habitat for Humanity



              Sponsoring  "Small Bites", a JTED cookoff 


               Riding in the Tour de Tucson as part of Rotary's Ride to End Polio.                                                   


   Serving burgers at St. Luke's



Holding a Silent Auction at the "Taste of Chocolate"




The Rincon Rotary club is a fun, friendly group of men and women focused on  "doing good" for others.  Since 1968, we have served our community by supporting various youth programs, assisting the elderly, offering basic living essentials, and providing to those in need of food.

In addition, we have purchased essential medical supplies in Turkey, Mexico, and Africa.  We funded  teachers in Afghanistan and saved the life of Baby Fanny, born in Honduras with a hole in her heart. 

Our work in serving others will always be our passion!

We would love to welcome you into our club.  For information, please contact our Membership Chair.




The Vision of the

Rotary Club of Rincon (Tucson)

is to be recognized by the community for our efforts to promote scholarship and citizenship as a friend of education; to direct and manage programs that involve youth, adults, families, seniors and those with disabilities; to provide assistance in skills training and on-the-job experience working with the Pima County JTED; and to involve all of our members in one or more of our variety of projects while striving to meet the Rotary International motto of

Service above Self


What is Rotary???
 Rotary International is the world's first service club organization with more than 1.2 million members worldwide.
Why should you belong to Rotary?
Rotary offers professional networking and volunteer service
How do you join?
 Send an email to our Membership Chair


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