Club Information
Kingman Route 66

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Fridays at 7:00 AM
MCC Building
309 E. Beale Street
Rt 66 Rotary Mailing Address: PO Box 166
Kingman, AZ 86402
United States of America
We meet at 309 E. Beale Street Kingman, AZ. We meet in a Hybrid format - For Zoom information contact one of the board members listed on this page. We meet at Metcalfe Park in Kingman the last Friday of the month to do a community Cleanup!
Home Page Stories
Don Sommers/Owner of Arizona Sommers Cooling and Heating, was awarded Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's June Citizen of the Month award at the club's June 23rd meeting.  A Canyon Community Church board member, Sommers serves on the Board of Directors for the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce, is the head baseball coach at Kingman Academy of Learning Middle School, coaches Kingman Raptors, coaches Kingman Youth Soccer League, and is in partnership with Mohave Community College to help support its HVAC program. (Provided by Jo Ann Oxsen)
7/14/2023 Our speaker was Rotarian Mike Tanner - founder of We as Rotarians are ethical and trustworthy - check out how you can network with other Rotarians.
Jo Ann Oxsen wrote "Networking in Rotary can be challenging, especially outside of your home club. offers a unique platform to place your business in front of other Rotarians and the general public looking for trustworthy business relationships and a place to hire a Rotarian." Picture courtesy from Jo Ann Oxsen.
Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's June 23 speaker was Oscar Lopez with Kingman Fire Department. Lopez addressed the club on the 1973 Doxol BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) which killed eleven city firefighters and one railroad worker. Among the firefighters who died was Lee Williams, for whom Lee Williams High School is named. A Doxol 50th Commemoration will be held at the high school at 2 pm on July 7.(Verbiage by Jo Ann Oxsen) 
District 5495 Governor Larry Horton provided Wayne Hollins and the Golden Valley Cactus Cleaners with a trophy provided by United Way . One person can make a difference!  (Photograph provided by Wayne General) DG Larry Horton on the left and Wayne Hollins on the right. 
Featured speakers at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's March 3rd meeting were: Girl Scout Naysa Keeler, Troop Leader Diane Gruener, and Girl Scout Avery Baldwin with Girl Scout Troop 384. The Troop has met at Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center for many years and has helped the adults in many events including Kentucky Derby Days and providing customer service for dinners. It just completed its annual cookie sale fundraiser (Content by Jo Ann Oxsen)
Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's February 17 meeting featured speaker Sarah Ferry, who gave a PowerPoint presentation on the proposed Kingman Mainstreet Project, which is scheduled to be voted on by Kingman City Council in March. For details on the project, log on to (verbiage and photo by Jo Ann Oxsen)
 Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's February 3rd speaker was Claire Crum, President of Kingman Cancer Care Unit (KCCU). Accompanying Crumb was Alice Solbes, Chairman of KCCU'S major fundraiser - its Arts and Crafts Fair held annually the second weekend in November. KCCU is a group of community volunteers who share the common goal of serving local cancer patients and their families. For more information or to volunteer, log on to (content by JoAnn Oxsen)

Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club was honored to have Rotary District Governor Larry Horton (shown with club President Kim Bilbrey) speak at its December 2nd meeting. DG Horton addressed the group on Rotary local, national and international. Rotary International has contributed $14,000,000 to Ukraine. The environment has been added to Rotary's 6 areas of focus: Peace & Conflict Resolution, Disease Prevention & Treatment, Water & Sanitation, Basic Education & Literacy, Economic & Community Development, and Maternal & Child Health.
Guest speakers for Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club on November 4th were Mohave Community College Art Club advisor Ann King and club president Ericha Clary.
Susan Collins, Save Our Schools Arizona Network Northern Arizona  Coordinator spoke at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's August 12th meeting. She noted Arizona is last in the nation in per-student spending and teacher pay and has the second most crowded class sizes and highest teacher turnover. Arizona needs to prioritize our public schools and provide a quality public schools in every neighborhood. For further information log on to (Thank you Jo Ann Oxsen for the verbiage and photo)
Speaking at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's August 5th meeting was Dr. Tramaine Rausaw, Mohave Community College Vice President for Student & Community Engagement. Rausaw informed the club on the college's upcoming Bighorn Trek to be held October 20th, 10am-3 pm at its Neal Campus. There will be a job fair, music, food, and festivities. Free booth space will be available to area businesses. For details email: 
Kingman Regional Medical Center Volunteers Manager Cecilia Clouser spoke at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's June 17th meeting. For those wishing to volunteer, there is a wide range of areas at KRMC you can do so including at their Inpatient Units, Information Desk,  Gift Shop, and Hospice. KRMC also has a Volunteen (Youth Volunteer) program available for high school students ages 14-19 years old. For details, Clouser can be contacted at 928-263-5673. (Thank you Jo Ann for the press release)
Dig it Gardens provided an informative program today at Rotary! Check their website
Young Professionals Kingman, Arizona! 
As a community grows, Young Professionals want to give back and help the community. Today at Rotary we had a presentation from the Young Professional Group as they told their story!  Thank you! 
Rotary 5495 District Governor Bret McKeand spoke at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's January 7th meeting held at its new Mohave Community College's 309 E. Beale Street location. where he presented special awards to club members (shown:  D.G. Bret McKeand, Past D.G. Tonya Watson, club members Karen Brown, Carol Costa, Mary K Clark, Tina Greenwood and Tom McLarty) (Jo Ann Oxsen thank you for the verbiage and photo)
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