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THE HEART OF ROUTE 66

Kingman Route 66

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
Kingman Regional Medical Center - Mohave Room
3269 Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman AZ 86401
Mailing Address: PO Box 166
Kingman, AZ  86402
United States of America
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Shelter Box

 
 Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club member Andrea Shields gave a power point presentation on Shelter Box. Rotary International partners with Shelter Box to provide emergency shelter following catastrophic events worldwide. Within 24-48 hours following a disaster, volunteers arrive on the scene with shelter boxes, each of which includes a custom-designed family tent, waterproof ground mat, thermal fleece blankets, cooking equipment, water containers, a solar light, a tool kit and more to provide for a family for up to 6 months. Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club donates $1,000 yearly to the Shelter Box Project. 
 
Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club donates $1,000 yearly to this worthy project.

Motivational Speaker!

 
Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club hosted  as its February 8 speaker Yanick Hicks, a member of Glendale Rotary Club (shown above with club president Becky Fawson). A licensed Pharmacist, Hicks is also a certified John Maxwell speaker, coach and trainer. He spoke to the group on Leadership. For further information log onto Hicks' website: liftmylids.com or email him at yanickhicks@gmail.com

Kingman Harm Reduction Program

 
Speaking at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's February 1st meeting was Dusti Yamaguchi (shown above with club president Becky Fawson). Yamaguchi heads up the Kingman Harm Reduction Program which provides free, anonymous, non-judgmental syringe exchange, naloxone (Narcan), and harm reduction supplies. According to Yamaguchi, 83% of overdoses are reversed by naloxone, including 73 reversals in the Kingman area between May and December 2018.Over 6,000 clean needles were distributed last year. Yamaguchi announced Sonoran Prevention Works will be presenting Introduction to Overdose Prevention at Mohave Community College February 27th, 5-7pm. and to contact Courteney Wettemann at 928-550-1681 or email her at cwettemann@spwaz for details. For further information on Kingman Harm Reduction Program, contact Yamaguchi at 609-755-5477 or email her at dyamaguchi@spwaz.org
 

The Wall: Operation Pal Joey

 
 Speaking at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's January 25th meeting was Harley Petit (shown above with club president Becky Fawson). Petit spoke on an organization he has initiated called "The Wall: Operation Pal Joey." Its goal is to raise funds to send veterans (from any U.S. military service branch) to Washington, D.C. on an all-expense-paid trip to experience the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The trip package for the Vet and a companion includes four days and three nights stay in Washington, D.C. with per diem to offset any costs. For further information email Petit at harley3787@gmail.com or phone him at 928-530-2555.

All the Light Inside of You

 
 Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's January 18th speaker was Keryl Oliver (shown above with club president Becky Fawson). Oliver ,who spent her teen years in Kingman and now resides in Atlanta, GA, shared personal experiences from her recently published book "All the Light Inside of You," which walks readers "through the seasons that make up her secular life to the discovery of the true source of the light and love that resides within every one of us." 

Bruce and Lorraine Leeming

 
At Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's January 4th meeting, Bruce Leeming, assisted by his wife, Rotarian Lorraine Leeming, shared slides from their European tour of World War II memorials dedicated to the United States armed forces.

Kingman Regional Medical Center

 
 Speaking at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's December 14 meeting was KRMC Chief Operating Officer and fellow club member, Ryan Kennedy. With 1,900 employees, Kingman Regional Medical Center is Mohave County's largest employer. Its Community Pharmacy is scheduled to open in the next week, which will enable patients to have their prescriptions filled before being discharged from the hospital. KRMC's cardiovascular center expansion is due for completion in the spring of 2020. Its emergency department expansion two-year project, adding 20,000 square feet with a projected cost of $11,000,000-$12,000,000, will go to bid this coming spring. 100 stalls have been added to employee parking behind Urgent Care, thus freeing up more patient parking spaces. Also pending is medical office space development on the 4th floor of KRMC's Hualapai campus. 

Citizen of the month

 
Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club named Tim Schritter as Citizen of the Month at their November 30th meeting. Schritter is a native born Kingman resident and owner and brewmaster of Blackbridge Brewery. His passion for success has always included serving and giving back to the community. He has brought value, service and revitalization to the downtown area with a place for both young and old to hang out and socialize and has encouraged other business owners to invest in this area. Schritter has donated to many organizations from the day he opened his doors and is a big supporter of Rotary, local small businesses, law enforcement and public service agencies. 

Western Arizona Humane Socity

 
Becky Fawson, President of Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club, presented Nicole Mangieli/Western Arizona Humane Society Operations Manager and Lynn Kannianen/Board Member a $1,700 donation check. The donation was obtained from tips received by the Rotary club's at its Oktoberfest last month where 5 dogs and 5 cats were adopted out by the humane society. Mangieli and Kannianen spoke to the club on the humane society's upcoming December 1 fundraiser, Whiskers and Wine, to be held at the Grand Events Center. The event will be catered by Garlic Clove with beer and wine provided by Black Bridge Brewery and live music by Buffalo Nickel. Proceeds will be used to help defray the cost of maintaining the animal shelter.  The average shelter cost for each animal admitted is $300, covering not only food and boarding but also parvo-testing, vaccinating, spaying or neutering, and microchipping. For more information on the humane society or to volunteer, call 928-753-2727.

Honor the Veterans! Kingman Main Street

 
 
Honored at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's November 9 Veterans Day weekend meeting were club members who had served in the U.S. armed forces. Featured speakers at the meeting were Paul Gaines, Beth Ferry, and Andrea McAdow representing Kingman Main Street, a group of community-minded volunteers working to facilitate the revitalization of downtown Kingman. One of the recent accomplishments of Kingman Main Street is the beautiful mural on the rear wall of Beale Street Theater. For more information on the organization, log on to facebook.com/kingmanmainstreet

City of Kingman work continues..

 
 Speaking at Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club's October 26 meeting was Tina Moline, Kingman City Finance Director (shown above with club president Becky Fawson). Current construction projects are the Stockton Hill waterline project and Andy Devine sidewalk improvements project. Kingman is working with Kingman Regional  Medical Center on the Kingman Crossing Interchange. A $125 million grant submitted for the Rancho Santa Fe Interchange is due to be awarded in December.The city is also working on the Economic Development Strategic Plan. To keep abreast of Kingman-related activities and events, Moline encourages residents to like City of Kingman on its FaceBook page. 
 
 
 
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    February 24
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    February 24, 2017
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    February 25, 2005
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    February 28, 2018
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