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This Week February 21, 2021
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On Thursday February 25, 2021 members and guests will meet Dr. John Tanner.  
 
Dr. Tanner suffered near-fatal cardiac arrest eleven years ago. Since then, he has studied intensely the causes of heart disease, the leading killer in this country. To his surprise, he found that heart disease can be completely avoided through a proper diet, and that cancer, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, and about 30 other diseases can be reduced, avoided, or reversed by this same diet. While the overwhelming majority of us think we are eating healthy, unless we change, research indicates that about ⅔ of us will die needlessly from diseases caused by our poor diet. In this talk, John will tell us his story and the scientific information we need to avoid heart disease and other leading killers.
 
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On Thursday February 18, 2021 we enjoyed again learning about the great program worldwide that is provided by Shelter Box.  Donald Jorgensen Ph.d.,CEAP, Past President of the Marana Rotary Club was our speaker on Shelter Box. Donald is a 10 year Rotarian and chose Shelter boxes as his service project.

85 million people around the world have been made homeless by natural disaster and conflict. We're working to change this.
By providing emergency shelter and tools for families robbed of their homes by disaster, we're transforming despair into hope.

 

 
 
 
 

Be sure to read "Rotary is Family"!

11:45 Social Time
12:00 Meeting

12:15 Program

Directions below how to join us on ZOOM

Joe Guyton will send out an email Thursday morning with the login information and the password! 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  We will now be required to use a password to join!

 
If you need a little help joining a Zoom meeting, contact
Joe Guyton at
520-820-0134
 
                                                                                                           
Greeter: XXXXXXX (Please arrive at 10:55)
Ambassador: XXXXXX (Please arrive at 10:55)
Inspiration: XXXXXXX
Pledge & 4-Way Test: Pick 'em*
 Card Game - $64.00 52 cards + 2 Jokers
 
*NOTE: The Pledge and 4-Way Test speakers will be randomly selected by the President!
 
 
 
 
 
Oro Valley's Future is Bright
Oro Valley's Outlook is Bright
 
 
Rotarians from Saddlebrooke and their guests were treated to a remarkably interesting presentation by Dave Perry, President of the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce during their regular meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  Perry himself a former Rotarian reviewed the many exciting developments and initiatives that residents and visitors to Oro Valley will see in the future.
 
One such development that Perry discussed was the Town West Realty's multi-purpose development in the Marketplace at the southwest corner of Oracle Road and Tangerine Road.  He also spoke of the new University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine located in the Foothills Business Park across from Steam Pump Ranch on Oracle Road.
 
Perry emphasized the need for improvements in Oracle Road as the rapid growth in Oro Valley and other communities has significantly affected this important arterial road in northern Pima County.
Family is Rotary February 14, 2021
This information will only appear in the bulletin.  
It will not be available on the website!
 
Please keep us informed of any family news
to share in the weekly newsletter. 
It's good to stay in touch. Send information to
Wendy Guyton wguyton17@gmail.com (520) 404-5712‬
 
Wendy Guyton, Membership Chair
The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke
520-404-5712
It takes the work of many members to run a very active club like The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke.  We are very thankful to our members who contribute so much to our club!  We could NOT do all we do without the leadership of a number of our members!
 

Please keep Bill "Doc" Pohnert in your prayers as he continues his treatment for cancer.
 
Also, please keep Peggy and Emerson Knowles in your prayers.  Peggy was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and will be undergoing surgery.  The good news from Peggy is that: 
 
"Found-out today that my tumor is cancer.
On the up-side, it is contained and should be treatable with a lumpectomy and follow-up radiation😊
I have an appointment to consult with a surgeon next Monday, and hope to get it scheduled here on Kauai ASAP.  All in all, I couldn’t be more blessed to be here in Kauai while dealing with this!
My prognosis is pretty good and I’m feeling very positive about it!!
God Bless,"
 
Finally, Our Rotarian friend, Leslie Hawkins, fell while walking her dogs and found she needed a cast on her arm.  Please remember Leslie as she may need a helping hand.
 
 
 
 
 
We would LOVE to see all our members on Zoom.  The hard part is getting the FREE app and set up your smartphone, iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. After that, it's easy.  You just click on the link in the email.  If members need help getting set up with Zoom, please let Joe Guyton at 520 820 0134 know so he can help you!
Rotary in Scotland
A wonderful opportunity to learn all about Rotary in Scotland.
 
Scotland | Earth Trekkers
 
On Wednesday, January 13th at 11:30 am we will be meeting on zoom with the Rotary Club of Blairgowrie.  What a wonderful opportunity to learn about Scotland, meet and greet our Rotarian friends, and share our club and activities with their  club.
Above Blairgowrie club president, Bob Ellis, extends a warm invite for our members to participate.  ( President Bob seen wearing the unique “Berries and Cherries” Tartan of Blairgowrie in honour of Blairgowrie’s history as a fruit growing region.)
 
 
Presidential Citation
The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke Continues It's Award Winning Tradition
 
Past District Governor, Ellie Patterson, presented our club with a Presidential Citation for 2019-2020.  We are thrilled that our club was honored at the highest level, which is platinum.  SaddleBrooke was the highest scoring club in District 5500.
Peacebuilding Club
The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke has been designated a PeaceBuilder Club
Get Set Up With Zoom
Get set up with Zoom so we can stay in touch!
 
District 5500 has asked us all to stay in touch and meet though Zoom, if needed.  The hardest part is signing up, and that's not too bad! However, if you need help to get this set up, please just let Barbara Barr know!  We'd be happy to even come to your home and help! Here's how you do it!
 
1.  Go to https://zoom.us
2.  When you are on the Zoom homepage, go to the upper righthand corder and click on the blue button that says: "SIGN UP, IT'S FREE"
3.  A new page will open that will ask for your email address.  Fill in your correct email address and click on the blue button that says: "SIGN UP"
4   Another new page will open that tells you they have sent you an email.  Check your email!
5.  In your email, find your message from Zoom.  Open the email and click on the blue button that says: "Activate Account"
6.  Another new page will open.  Fill in your name and make a password. After you confirm your password, click on the orange button that says: "Continue"
7.  Another new page will open asking you to invite people to Zoom.  If you are not going to invite colleagues, family or friends, then click on the white button on the lower right corner that says: "Skip this step".  If you are comfortable with technology and want to use Zoom to communicate with friends and family or hold meetings, follow the directions from Zoom.
8.  Another new page will open.  If you are just wanting to use this program to attend Rotary meetings, you are DONE.  

NOTE:  You will receive an email from Zoom when we have a meeting.  The email will give you a date and time of the meeting.  It will also give you a link to the meeting.  Put the date and time on your calendar, and SAVE THE EMAIL!  When it's time for the meeting, you just go back to the email about the meeting, and click on the link to the meeting.  Zoom will ask you about using your audio and microphone.  Just click on  "YES" and enjoy the meeting.
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