May 20, 2022: Patronato San Xavier

Kimberly Ely is Patronato San Xavier’s Development Director. She'll outline Patronato’s role as the non-sectarian, non-profit charged with raising and directing funding to conserve the fragile art and architecture of Mission San Xavier del Bac. The mission is one of the most culturally significant at-risk sites in the world. Kimberly joined Patronato San Xavier in [...]

May 13, 2022: Medical Respite Center

Joseph Leisz joined Catholic Community Services in Tucson as their Development Director in January, 2022. Prior to that, he raised money for Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture, the Catholic Student Center at Iowa State University, and Iowa’s 4-H Foundation. A University of Arizona alumnus, he’s happy to be back in the Old Pueblo, where [...]

May 6, 2022: A Look at a Cambodian Refugee Camp

At the end of 2020 there were 82.4 million people worldwide forcibly displaced. The reasons: persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violation, or events disturbing public order. Today, in Ukraine, Central America, Yemen, and many other countries, we continue to see a world where people are fleeing. In 1984, Catalina Rotarian and nurse Dorice Beren, and [...]

April 22, 2022: Tucson International Mariachi Conference

For 40 years, the Tucson International Mariachi Conference has been promoting awareness and traditional values of Mariachi Music and Baile Folklorico. Educational activities hosted by the conference increase knowledge, artistic and technical experience, cultural identity and pride in our youth and community. This year, the conference celebrates its 40th anniversary with eight days of celebrations. [...]

April 15, 2022: The Tucson Rodeo

On April 15, Tucson Rodeo Committee members Tony Felix & Stacey Madigan talked about the impact the Tucson Rodeo has on the Tucson community. Plus, they presented Catalina Rotary Club President Jimmy Munozcano with a substantial check for the club's share of the record beer sales for 2022! Some pics from our April 15 [...]

April 8, 2022: The Southern Arizona Industrial Real Estate Market

Tim Healy is CBRE's First Vice President, Tucson Advisory & Transaction Services for the Southern Arizona industrial real estate market. He'll provide a snapshot of the state of the market today. Tim joined CBRE in December of 2000. He is involved in the sale and leasing of industrial properties, including manufacturing, warehouse/distribution, back office, research [...]

April 1, 2022: ShelterBox & the Ukraine Crisis

In addition to the emergency response for Ukraine, ShelterBox is currently responding to ten humanitarian crises worldwide by bringing shelter, warmth, and dignity to people made homeless by natural or other disasters. Don Jorgensen highlights current deployments, including the Ukraine assessment and response process. He'll also discuss how ShelterBox has adapted its materials and activities [...]

March 18, 2022: Accessible Theatre Education

Arts and creativity strengthen our community. They drive economic, social, and educational activities with great efficiency. Michael Martinez highlights his experiences as an artist and arts administrator working to make theatre and theatre education accessible to a wider and more diverse audience. He'll pepper his presentation with great behind the scenes stories, as well as [...]

March 11, 2022: WW II Perspectives Part III

Mike Margolis returns to continue his series of presentations about WWII history. Mike has a keen interest in studying the history of World War II. In addition to his extensive research, he has a passion for restoring WWII vehicles. Mike will share his perspectives on WWII history. Some pics from our March 11 hybrid [...]

March 4, 2022: Girl Scouts of America

Angie Lopez is the Membership Director with Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona. She oversees five teams spanning seven counties. She is responsible for growing and supporting the Girl Scout movement. The Girl Scouts mission: Build girls of courage, confidence and character who can make the world a better place. Angie worked in the juvenile justice [...]

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