Rotary’s Outstanding line-up of speakers this month

Bill Larson

Bill Larson

Norm Noble

On Tuesday, June 6, Russell Yurk, attorney at Jennings, Haug & Cunningham L.L.P., will share a talk, “Follow the Rules: Why Ethics and Professionalism Matter.” Russell is an AV-rated lawyer whose practice focuses on professional liability, lawyer discipline and complex civil litigation. He regularly represents lawyers and other professionals in professional liability and discipline matters. He serves on the Arizona Supreme Court Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee and was a long-time member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct. He has spoken at more than 80 seminars on professional conduct and ethics, is an adjunct professor of law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and is a contributing author of Arizona Legal Ethics Handbook (3d edition). In his spare time, Russell works as a Replay Official with the National Football League; a subject he shared at Rotary last year.

On Tuesday, June 13, Bill Larson, Retired U.S. Air Force (22 years) and Arizona Game & Fish instructor will talk about both teaching disabled veterans how to fish and about Arizona’s diverse fish species and unique fishing opportunities. Bill is an expert on the invasive fish species that are in our state, utilizing his scuba diver skills which allow his fish observation first hand. Thanks to world travels, he has fly fished from Norway to New Zealand, as well as fly fished in over 10 States, bait fished in over 15 States and fished in dozens of Arizona waters over last 26 years.

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes meets for breakfast every Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Oakwood Country Club Ballroom. The meetings start at 7:00 a.m. and end promptly at 8:00 a.m. Cost of breakfast is $12. To make reservations for any meeting, contact Rotarian Fred DePrez at 480-892-7499. For Sun Lakes residents, if you want to know more about the club, contact Charles Loew at 602-721-3680. SunBird residents should contact Walt Mills at 480-883-8007,