Tag: Rotary Club

Two outstanding speakers at Rotary this month

Norm Noble On Tuesday, October 2, Yanick Hicks, a motivational and leadership trainer with the John Maxwell Group, will speak to the Sun Lakes Rotary Club. Yanick grew up in the small West African country of Cameroon. Things were tough when he first came to the United States. He was mocked by other kids in…

Rotarian of the Month

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club has a new Rotarian of the Month, Bill McCoach. Bill joined the club in February of 2014 and became actively involved immediately. He joined several committees and chaired the club’s effort in developing a Strategic Plan. With his club involvement, he was selected as the Service Above Self…

Outstanding lineup of Rotary speakers this month

  Norm Noble On Tuesday, June 5, Joan Campbell, Community Affairs Coordinator from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, will talk about “Trending Scams.” Joan is a retired City of Glendale police officer. She worked in the patrol bureau, served as a school resource officer and as a community action team officer. On Tuesday, June 12,…

Rotarian of the Month

  Norm Noble Bill Schink, a real go-getter member of the Sun Lakes Rotary Club, was named at the March 6 morning meeting as March’s Rotarian of the Month. Bill joined the Sun Lakes Club in the Fall of 2010. He has been a “goer” ever since. He was our 2013-2014 president, and he has…

Phenomenal array of speakers at Rotary this month

Jay Tibshraeny

Norm Noble On Tuesday, November 7, Dr. John DenBoer, a clinical neuropsychologist specializing in the assessment and detection of early-stage dementia, will discuss Smart Brain Aging. He has published articles extensively in Clinical Neuropsychology and has been an expert speaker at many local, national and international conferences. He is the Founder and President of Mental…

Rotary Speakers this month

Norm Noble On Tuesday, July 11, Hien Nguyen, MD-MPH, will speak at the Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s breakfast meeting. Dr. Hien Nguyen is an Australian-born physician of Vietnamese descent. He graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia, with High Distinction, where he received his Bachelor’s and Medical Degree and trained with the Royal Australian College…

Three outstanding Rotary programs this month

Norm Noble On Tuesday, January 3, students from the Hamilton High School Interact Club will visit the Sun Lakes Rotary Club to share what they are doing in their high school environment – where they are dedicated to public service. In the news, we hear about “bad” kids all the time. Come to Rotary on…

Rotarian of the Month Lee Widener

Lee Widener

Norm Noble Longtime key member of the Sun Lakes Rotary Club, Leland D. Widener was chosen Rotarian of the Month (November). Lee has held almost every service position in the club since joining in 1990, including secretary and president, as well as chair of several committees. He is a Paul Harris Fellow/Benefactor, served as Rotary…

Two outstanding Rotary speakers this month

Santa comes to Rotary!

Norm Noble On Tuesday, December 6, Daniel Robertson will present a fascinating talk, “Understanding the Power of Hypnosis.” Dan began his business career investing in and developing mountain recreational real estate. That evolved into building commercial office and industrial buildings in the Bay area. In 1980, he moved to Scottsdale and continued with real estate…

Fascinating alignment of speakers at Rotary

Elaine Ralls

Norm Noble On Tuesday, August 2, Deborah Walden Ralls will talk about the world’s largest irrigated and vertically integrated pecan farm in the world – the Green Valley Pecan Co. Prior to joining the family business, Ralls worked for Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch and taught second and sixth grade children. Now she works,…