Club Meeting & Lunch 11:30 Tuesdays
Grill on the Green at Canoa Ranch Golf Club
5800 S Camino del Sol
Green Valley, AZ  85622

Price of lunch: $14.00

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Rotary Club of Green Valley April 2018 Meeting Schedule
 
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Self
Service
Above
Making a difference
in the community.
  Magazine Month                                                      Program Chair - Richard Moll
 
Date
Speaker
Topic
Greeter
Invocator
Special
April 3
  Volunteer of the Year
Joyce Finkelstein
Charlie Reppenhagen
 
April 10
Etin Santache-Thomas
Sahuarita Park
Bill McCreery
Chet Davis
 
April 17
Sandy Webster
TROT
Bob Auflick
Dick Roberts
Board Meeting -
Members
Welcome
April 24
Dr. Annabi
Pima Pain Center
Nick Clement
Paul Loomins
 
District Assembly May 5, 2018
Quail Creek Club House, Green Valley, AZ
$15.00 in advance - $20.00 at the door

Vocational Chair Marvin Hass introduced the program by noting there are over 7500 volunteer opportunities in our community. He quoted Stephen Hawking:
“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. … however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters
that you don't just give up.”


This year’s winner was Phyllis Bolt Bannister, nominated by Mary McNichols. Phyllis instills a love of reading in children. She worked several years with teachers at
Continental School. She leads writing groups (4th grade level) that involve 67 kids writing first-hand answers to the question, “how do I make it?” involving a wide
variety of topics. Her own two kids were adopted, one from India, one from South Korea. Phyllis chose to donate her $100 prize to the Green Valley Food Bank.
Other nominees included:

Bonna Cunningham, from the GV/Sahuarita Volunteer Clearinghouse, manages their database and helps design publications that promote volunteering. Bonna was
nominated by Joyce Finkelstein.

Ted Hoeger, Green Valley Fire District since 2015, who completed Fire Corps training and became an instructor. He was nominated by L.T. Pratt.

Patti Hogan, who has been with Paws Patrol since 2006, created Beauty’s Fund, which provides special medical care for cats. She was nominated by Sharon
Brooker, Shirley Kargel, and Gayle Peek.

Deborah Lesson has volunteered at Community Performance and Arts Center for 5 years, acting as house manager and interface between actors and technical
people. Chris Ashcraft, CPAC Director, nominated her.

Rebekah Probst has worked with Valor Hospice Care for 11 months, both in the office, helping with special events, and visiting patients. She was nominated by
Susie Matthews.
Gail Raetz has volunteered at Hospice Family Care since 2016, visiting patients, providing care-giver relief, and even arranged for a wheelchair ramp to be installed
in a patient’s home. Christina Rowden  and Donna Moore nominated her.

Bill and Patricia “Paddy” Roberts, from Tumacacori National Historical Park, work with their educational program that reaches 2000 local youth, sharing the joy of
learning. They were nominated by Melanie Rawlins.

Karen Webster, from Friends of Green Valley Library, has managed the Friends’ bookstores since 2016, including the late summer “Teacher’s Giveaway.” She was
nominated by Gerry Peterson.

Thanks to the nearly 60 people who turned out for the event.
Rotary Club of Green Valley Community Service Awards