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Go Rat Go! – January 3, 2020

Can’t believe it’s the third decade of the 21st Century. Bob Grady opened the meeting on time and on budget. We pledged our allegiance to the flag and were led by Paul Bennett, president in waiting, in an invocation that, among other things, urged us to keep our senses of humor intact. Lunch was served: [...]

2020-01-04T12:38:12-07:00Club Happenings|

Shelter in a box – December 20, 2019

President Bob Grady opened the meeting at 12:10 Mountain Standard Time and welcomed us with holiday season warmth. He alluded to today’s program as being highly relevant to the season. Jim Kestler led us with a simple, moving invocation also thanked ShelterBox for coming to visit us today. Thanks to the following meeting volunteers: Barbara [...]

2019-12-28T15:40:33-07:00Club Happenings|

Healing human trafficking victims – November 22, 2019

President Bob Grady gaveled the meeting into session at precisely 12:10 PM Mountain Standard Time. In his opening remarks he noted the article in today’s Arizona Star referencing that an astounding $53 million has been raised over the years by Rotary’s participation in El Tour de Tucson, which takes place tomorrow. We have two riders [...]

2019-12-28T15:29:25-07:00Club Happenings|

Cycling towards success – November 15, 2019

President Bob Grady offered an opening thought gleaned from the Rotarian Magazine. Julia Caussil, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from Montpelier, FRANCE who spent a year in Charlotte, North Carolina, made the following observation based on her experience: “Adults in Rotary push you to dream big and not be afraid. They don’t treat you as [...]

2019-12-28T15:26:44-07:00Club Happenings|

A winning presentation by Coach B – November 8, 2019

Bob Grady opened the meeting (fresh from the exhilaration of a Board meeting) with a warm welcome and the Pledge of Allegiance. Jim Kester gave a very beautiful invocation welcoming in particular today’s speaker, Joan Bonvicini. Sharyn Chesser stood in as treasurer, Michael Troughton handled Queen of Hearts, Anita McDonald was Greeter, Irv Mindes was [...]

2019-12-28T15:23:44-07:00Club Happenings|

The skinny on Tucson Local Media – November 1, 2019

President Bob Grady gaveled the meeting to order promptly at 12:10 PM and lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance after some remarks welcoming District Governor Ellie Patterson and celebrating the return of the Prodigal Daughter, Anita McDonald, flush from her World Series winning experience with the Washington Nationals. M. Craig gave a beautiful invocation [...]

2019-12-28T15:22:15-07:00Club Happenings|

The Living End – August 23, 2019

Welcome President Bob Grady opened the meeting at 12:10 pm. New Member, Jim Kester, offered the invocation. The Menu offered a vegan option along with beef stroganoff, salad, and apple pie! Announcements Dick Palmer’s Memorial Service at St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church will take place on September 7th at 1 PM (NE corner [...]

2019-09-21T12:06:17-07:00Club Happenings|
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