March 8 2018  - Presentation by

Ed Treick 


The SaddleBrooke Rotary Club Foundation

Meeting Roles
Greeter: Doug May
Inspiration: Fred Lowy
Rotarian Bio: None
Pledge & 4-Way Test: Pick 'em*
                Card Game - 36 cards, $439 pot
* NOTE: The Pledge and 4-Way Test Leaders will be randomly selected by the President from the podium.... Stay Alert!! 

Fore For Kids Golf Fundraiser / Registration Open


Introducing Ava, the Fore For Kids Golf Fundraiser Make-A-Wish child for 2018. Fore For Kids Golf Fundraiser is presented annually by SaddleBrooke Rotary Club to benefit youth. This year it will be held on Monday afternoon, April 23rd at Oro Valley Country Club.  A special Thank You to Fairwinds Desert Point, and Emerson Knowles, Merrill Lynch for their annual commitment to Fore For Kids. CLICK FOR MORE DETAILS
There are just 49 days until the event. Volunteers are now reaching out to annual sponsors. This is our 20th Anniversary Fundraiser and we ask the entire Community to be as generous as possible to mark two decades of Charitable Giving. For golfers, a foursome can get a 5% discount [$570] by clicking link and registering and paying in one transaction.  Individual golfer register is now open for space available [$150 per player]. 
If you attend or contribute to only 1 charitable event, make the SaddleBrooke Rotary Fore For Kids Golf Fundraiser the one!  

Upcoming Events | click on event title for details
SBRC Board Meetings
SaddleBrooke One
Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM
2018 Fore For Kids Golf Fundraiser
Oro Valley Country Club
Apr 23, 2018
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SBRC Board Meetings
SaddleBrooke One
May 10, 2018 10:00 AM
SBRC Board Meetings
SaddleBrooke One
Jun 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Make A Wish Arizona
In 2018, the 20th Annual Fore 4 Kids Charity Golf Tournament will partner with Make A Wish.  Make a Wish grants children with terminal or life altering illnesses with precious life experiences.  Ava Tomae was able to realize her dream of going to New York City with her family to be behind the scenes in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Dr. Phukan
Left to Right  Rudy Fowler, Jim Fry and Dr. Phukan
Dr. Arvind Phukan from the Rotary Club of Tacoma, WA spoke on the challenges and solutions to provide safe drinking water to the poorer rural areas of the world.  He is currently working in Assam, India.  This aligns with SaddleBrooke Rotary Club's water project in Mexico.
Paul Harris Recipients
SaddleBrooke Rotary's Two Newest Paul Harris Recipents
Beverly Porras with Joe Guyton and Julia Young with Niel Deppe, Tim Morsoni and Tom Simester
Ukulele Concert
Members of the SaddleBrooke Rotary Club were treated to two concerts at our last meeting. First we heard the joyful music of Christmas accompanied by the Ukulele Group which grew out of funds raised by our Art for Kids fundraiser last year.  Next we heard a Christmas concert from the Strings students at Mountain Vista School in Oracle.  Both groups are under the direction of Kaitlyn Miller.
The Ukulele Group which was funded by the Art for Kids fundraiser with Diana Madara last year.
The 5th Grade Strings Orchestra.
Principal on the left, Orchestra teacher on the right.  This is both groups of kiddos!
Nov 30 Meeting Highlights
Jim Lamb presents Ruby Level Paul Harris Award pin to Ed Trieck. Congrats and Thank You, Ed!!
Wendy Guyton presents Certificate to Jim Cloer (left), Adventures of a Naturalist presenter on November 30th.
Wendy Guyton & Doug May induct our two newest member - Sheila Tuhy and Peggy Knowles. Welcome to SBRC!!
Mark Miller and Rotary General Secretary, John Hewko rode in El Tour de Tucson to raise money for eliminate Polio! Many thanks to Mark and John for representing Rotary and our fight against Polio!
Scott Haile, the General Manager of Fairwinds Desert Point with Wendy Guyton. Scott discussed options for senior living and current trends in senior housing at the November 16th SBRC meeting
Tri Community Food Bank
One of our vital local charities was represented this week by Dr. Maria Chevalley.  The Tri Community Food Bank serves Oracle, San Manuel and Mammoth in Pinal County.   The Food Bank is staffed by volunteers and $0 operating costs
Oracle Schools Foundation
Our kids are our future.  Oracle School Foundation focuses on Pre-School for all Oracle 3 and 4 year olds.  Community Partners include Saddle Notes and Saddlebrooke Community Outreach.  Dr. Maria Menconi is joined by Wendy Guyton to thank her for her presentation
Students of the Month
Our favorie Piano Player, Joyce Johnson, is now an official "Amigo" of our club. 
Joyce started playing piano as a child and has been entertaining our group for almost three years.
L to R Neil Deppe, George Corrigan, Julia Cardenas-Tellez, Hannah Reidhead, Angel Jennings and Dave Jungbluth. 
Students of the Month from San Manuel High School.
Angel Jennings with Neil Deppe and George Corrigan.
Angel is our first Interact Club President.
Our Speaker Gloria Quigg with Wendy Guyton. 
Her Presentation was on
Mining in Arizona.

The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke proudly presents:

December 3, 2017
Celebrating the Art of the Southwest 

Benefiting Senior Village of SaddleBrooke and other charities serving seniors

Enjoy an afternoon of Art, Drinks, and Appetizers while you do your holiday shopping. 
Time: 12 noon until 3:00pm
Location: Mountain View Country Club,
38759 S Mountain View Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85739

With a presentation by Diana Madaras on

“Finding Your Own Creativity”

Diana will present a gallery of her artwork including many new items.  She will also bring artwork by several Southwestern artists from her new gallery on Swan.  You don't want to miss this event!
at Mountain View Country Club in SaddleBrooke MAP

sponsored by:

Mountain View Retirement Village
7900 La Canada, Tucson, AZ 85704   
Sycamore Canyon Academy Presents
Sycamore Canyon Academy visit to SaddleBrooke Rotary on Sept 14 2017
L-R: Bill Pohnert, SBRC - Paul Boyd, Dylan Fielder, Nick Petersen, Deanna Dinota of Sycamore Canyon - George "Birthday Boy" Corrigan, SBRC
Nick is holding a Display Monitor donated to Sycamore Canyon by Chris Millar of SaddleBrooke Rotary
There Is Good That Comes From Everything
Wendy Guyton joins Life Donor speaker Cathy McCall
Cathy McCall is an Advocate for Organ Donation.  She and her husband lost their son, Jim, in a tragic motorcycle accident before his 20th Birthday.  Thankfully, Jim was an Organ Donor.  He made this decision after 3 of his classmates died in the same week.  Later in his family's life, his sister Meredith was saved by another Organ Donor.  Nobody knows better than the McCall Family the miracle of organ donation.  Their son will live on through the lives he saved with his gift.  And, their daughter will live a healthy life because of the kindness of another donor.  Please talk to your families about this.
Our Newest Amigo
Chris Beth with Neil Deppe and Joe Guyton
SaddleBrooke Rotary has recently announced the addition of a new membership category for our club.  "Amigos" of SaddleBrooke Rotay Club is a support category which allows Community Members to actively support the goals and activities of Rotary without being a traditional member.  Welcome Chris Beth, Owner and Marketing Director of Caring Senior Services which allows clients to stay in their homes with help of trained Care Givers.
A Published Photographer in SaddleBrooke
Bob and his wife JoAnn moved from Cedarburg, Washington to SaddleBrooke in 1999.  Although Bob's interest in photography started at an early age, he became serious about 17 years ago.  Since then, Bob has published 20+ Photography Books.
Dolores Hill - UA LPL on OSIRIS-REx
Dolores Hill with Doug May
Currently, the UofAZ leads the OSIRIS-REx mission, an $800 million NASA mission that will bring back a sample from the asteroid Bennu. The UofAZ also has the most internationally active program to identify and track Near-Earth Objects (NEOs). More than half of all known near-Earth asteroids and comets have been discovered by the UofAZ.
Michael Drake July 6 2017
Michael Drake, Past District Governor is thanked by President Neil Deppe after Michael's presentation on Rotary's Influence in East Jerusalem. July 6 2017
Rob LaMaster Make A Wish
Make a Wish
Rob LeMaster with Program Director, Doug May
There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Rob LaMaster played his video about the impact that Make A Wish Foundation has made around the world. Did you know it all started in Arizona?
Oracle School District on Display
Terry McGovern, Dennis Blauser, Amy McDonald, Joe Guyton, George Corrigan
Amy McDonald Speaks About the Impact a Teacher Can Make.
What a Day at SaddleBrooke Rotary. Oracle School District Superintendent and fellow member Dennis Blauser brought three exciting programs. First, it was his turn to give his Bio. Second, Amy McDonald, 1st Grade Teacher was presented with Teacher of the Year Award; and third, Dennis and Tech Director ,Terry McGovern, presented the new Tech Academy. Exciting times are ahead for Oracle School children. Can we send a few Rotarians?
George Corrigan is Rotarian of the Year
George Corriga awarded the 1st Joe McGowan "Man of the Year" Award for 2016-17 SaddleBrooke Rotary Club.
Cathi Duncan - Mirror Lab
Cathi Duncan with Doug May
Cathy spoke to Club on June 1 about the UofAZ Astronomy & Steward Observatory including the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab on the UA Campus. MIRROR LAB TOURS. Skycenter TOURS.
4 Way Speech Contest
 the Four Way Speech Contest Winners from the San Manuel School District, April 13, 2017:
Left to right:  Brianna Mullens,  Aubrey Eucinas, winner; Alicia Lopez, Kalin Andersen-Begay, runners-up, Joe Jones, Club Organizer is the tall guy in back.
VOSH of Southern Arizona
Left to Right Sheila Tuhy, Doug May, Larry and Barb Malicky
VOSH or Volunteer Optometrical Services to Humanity was started by Ed and Sheila Tuhy as members of the SaddleBrooke Rotary Club.  VOSH provides glasses and optometrical services for people who do not have access.  Regular trips to Mexico have provided sight to the vision impaired in poverty stricken areas.
First Things First
Wendy Guyton with Beverly Gomez Arriaga 
Beverly Arriaga is the Parent Awareness & Community Outreach Coordinator for the Pinal Region.  Beverly gave a compelling speech on the importance of early child development which is lacking in much of Pinal County.  In fact, studies show the 90% of a child's critical brain development happens between birth and age 5.  
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.