Club Information
Lunch Meetings will be held at 12  pm IN PERSON AND via ZOOM 
Kyrene

Rotary is People of Action

We meet In Person & Online
Mondays at 12:00 PM
Olive Garden
1010 W. Elliot Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284
United States of America
Our meetings will be Hybrid - Zoom and In-person
Meetings & Events
 September 19, 2019 - District Governor for 5495 visited our club to give us his vision for Rotary. Larry would like to see our District increase female participation to 35%. He mentioned the new 7th focus for Rotary - The Environment and was optimistic that we could contribute significantly. He discussed the ongoing problem with the aging of members but believes we can change that.  He told us that the Tucson Verde club has 45 members who are all under 50!  Larry mentioned the importance of eliminating Polio completely - we are almost there. There is District Pints for Polio on October 24 (World Polio Day) to help support this effort.  Check the website.
Larry believes that Retention is the most important membership focus now. We should invite potential members to participate in our service projects (rather than just coming to meetings)
His powerpoints can be seen by clicking HERE. 
The first photo shows Larry giving president Soni a banner that emphasizes Imagine Rotary. The second photo shows President Soni presenting Larry with a "club autographed" Dr Seus book.
There was great dialog and humor throughout the meeting and the Board Meeting which followed.
Thank you for the visit, Larry.
 September 12, 2022 - Michelle Lampkin, 2nd and 3rd grade ELA Teacher at the Kennedy Academy of Inquiry in the Roosevelt School District shared her perspective with us on the benefits of the Kyrene Rotary Club Dictionary Project for the 3rd grade students who receive them. Her presentation can be seen by clicking HERE. Our club has been distributing over 1000 dictionaries a year to the 3rd grade students in this District for over 10 years.
 August 29, 2022 - Megan Wilson, Director of Programs at the Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA), gave us a good overview of several programs offered by the agency, such as Housing Stability, Hunger Relief, Healthy Family, Economic Empowerment. TCAA is actively looking for volunteers to participate in their programs. Click HERE to learn more.
The photo shows David Kline (Foundation Treasurer) presenting a $2000 check to help support the agency.
Megan's presentation can be seen by clicking HERE.
 August 27, 2022 - Several Kyrene Rotarians, along with a couple of friends completed several tasks to make contributions ready for sale, as well as making a major renovation to the shelving in the warehouse. Our contributions were appreciated.  Several of us went for lunch afterwards at the Boulders. See a few photos of our activities below.
August 15, 2022 - Jill Strandquist, a Youth Exchange Student to the Philippines in 1982-83, gave us a very interesting presentation describing her experience as an Exchange Student. Not only was Jill a good student but while there she began her very successful tennis experience. Jill is very grateful for the RYE opportunity which she believes got her started on a successful career. She currently owns her own small business - Jilly Bean Designs. Jill's presentation generated lots of discussion. Thanks again Jill. Jill's presentation can be seen by clicking HERE
 August 15, 2022 - Kyrene Rotary Club President, Soni Koskela, places a pin on our President Elect, Dave Kline.  Dave's term will begin on July 1 2023.  Dave has been president before so he knows the ropes.  Thanks for your continued service, Dave.
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Kyrene Rotary Golf Classic 2023
 DATE CHANGE for Next Golf Tournament !!
Thursday April 27, 2023
7:30 Tee time
Papago  Golf Course
Upcoming Events
SPEAKERS
CLUB ASSEMBLY
Sep 26, 2022
GOLF TOURNAMENT DISCUSSION
KEN POLLOCK
Oct 03, 2022
PERSONAL PICKLEBALL PERSPECTIVES
WHITNEY THISTLE
Oct 10, 2022
MAGGIE'S PLACE
DR STEPHEN HAPPEL
Oct 17, 2022
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUR TIMES

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