Tag: Sun Lakes Rotary Club

The Traveling Bell

The traveling bell has raised almost $3,000 to combat polio.

Norm Noble There is a bell that has been traveling around the world, starting in Canada, then England, followed by Scotland, the USA, and soon it will visit Thailand. It is an unusual bell in that it doesn’t ring. It just travels. The idea for this traveling bell started with the Rotary Club of Sooke…

Veterans Day spearheads Rotary’s November meeting

Norm Noble On Tuesday, November 3, Dr. Fred DePrez, recently-retired Principal of Hamilton High School and member of the Sun Lakes Rotary, will be part of a team of guest speakers presenting “We the People.” At the end of the 2015 school year, Fred retired, ending a remarkable 17-year run at one of the most…

Popular Rotary Pancake Breakfast returns in November

Hot off the griddle!

Norm Noble Heads-up – the Rotary Pancake Breakfast returns to Oakwood Country Club on Sunday, November 8. As many have said, “Start your mouths watering now!” for one of Sun Lakes’ favorite annual events. This will be Sun Lakes Rotary’s nineteenth annual Pancake Breakfast held again in Oakwood’s Ballroom. Breakfast will be served between 7:30…

Two fascinating speakers at Sun Lakes Rotary this month

Speaker Justin Bro

Norm Noble On Tuesday, October 6 Dr. Kelli Ward will make a presentation regarding the state of Arizona and her role in the legislature. Dr. Kelli Ward is also Senator Kelli Ward and she wears both hats skillfully and with full confidence in her abilities. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke…

Three outstanding Rotary meetings this month

Terri Kimble

Norm Noble On Tuesday, July 7 Dr. Elliot Mufson from Barrow’s Neurological Institute, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease, will present the topic, “Looking back to see the future.” Dr. Mufson is a pioneer in the application of single cell gene array technology to study the genetic signature of neurons during the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. He…

Charles Loew, Rotarian of the Year

Charles Loew

Norm Noble When Charles Loew’s name was announced as the Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s Rotarian of the Year for 2014-2015, there were no surprises among the members. It was an honor well deserved. Charles joined the club in October 2012 and has served as Membership Chair since 2013. President Marge Wright said, “With Charles’ leadership,…

Team sponsored by Sun Lakes Rotary wins competition

Norm Noble F1 in Schools is a program designed to excite middle and high school students about math and science and to encourage them to consider a career in science or engineering. It introduces students to the engineering process. The F1 in Schools program complements the very successful A World in Motion (AWIM) program for…

Two Rotary meetings you will want to attend

Norm Noble What’s ahead for our youth? What are the prospects for the future? Will our country be in capable hands? These are things about which we all wonder on occasion. The media gives us the bad news and as the older generation, we cringe just a little. What are we leaving as an inheritance?…

Formula One Racing comes to Arizona schools

Formula One (F1) racing is coming to Arizona schools!

Norm Noble Excuse me? Formula One (F1) racing in Arizona schools? Do we really want our school kids racing cars? We do if they are involved in the program developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the world’s premier engineering society dedicated to the advancement of the mobility community to serve society. F1 in…