Tag: Sun Lakes Rotary Club

Sun Lakes Rotarian of the Month

Dick Nelson The Sun Lakes Rotary Club named Bill Crump its Rotarian of the Month for October. Bill joined Sun Lakes Rotary two years ago. It didn’t take long for his leadership skills to become apparent, and as a result, he was elected president-elect of the club, starting his presidency next July. In the meantime,…

Water is life on the Navajo Nation

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club has received a Rotary Foundation Global “Humanitarian” Water Grant to provide homes on the Navajo Nation with inside running tap water. Many of these people, our neighbors, presently have their water delivered weekly by a water truck into above-ground, 50-gallon holding barrels in their yards. These 50 gallons…

Sandy Lundberg – Educator of the Year

Norm Noble The Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s “Educator of the Year” award recognizes excellence in education throughout the Chandler Unified School District. In May, 2018, the Sun Lakes Rotary selected Sandy Lundberg, just-retired principal of Casteel High School, as recipient of its first “Educator of the Year” award. Club President Peter Meade said, “Sandy is…

32 years of Rotary in Sun Lakes

Gary Whiting The Sun Lakes Rotary Club was chartered on April 22, 1986. On July 1, 2018, we started our 32nd year. The club was conceived in 1985 when Chandler Rotarian Andre Felix put an advertisement on the Sun Lakes clubhouse bulletin board to see if anyone was interested in attending Rotary at the Palo…

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,…

Sun Lakes Rotary names top Rotarians of the Year

  Norm Noble In a club with 90 members, all of them outstanding individuals, it is difficult to single out top performers. But despite this, three were selected to receive Sun Lakes Rotary’s highest annual awards for the Rotary year 2017-2018. Don Robins was named Rotarian of the Year for his outstanding leadership of the…

April at Sun Lakes Rotary

  Norm Noble Every year in April, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club holds a Speech Contest for students from the five Chandler High Schools. This year is no different. On Tuesday, April 3, students from Chandler, Hamilton, Basha, Perry and Casteel High Schools will address how the Rotary Four-Way Test might be applied to their…