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THE ROTARY CLUB OF RINCON (TUCSON)
We meet most Thursdays at 12:10pm at
the Tucson Country Club.
Please check our Calendar tab for meeting dates.
The Rincon Rotary club is a diverse group of men and women interested in supporting each other through business networking and supporting our community through service projects.
We make things happens!!
We were chartered on May 29, 1968 and are proud of how we have helped communities in Tucson and throughout the world for 52 years.
Our signature Fundraiser is our annual "Taste of Chocolate" which raises money for our Signature Project, Rotary LOCAL.
Our next "Taste of Chocolate" will be April 10, 2022 at the Doubletree Reid Park, 2pm - 4pm. Tickets are just $15/pp. Please visit our site for more information: www.tucsontasteofchocolate.org
Signature Service Project
Our signature Service Project is Rotary LOCAL which provides local educators with classroom tools using local businesses as often as possible.
If you are an educator or local business and would like to participate, please visit our site: www.rotarylocal.org
WHAT WE'RE UP TO!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Steve Pedigo made a Rotary Local delivery of Math Books to Ms. Nicole Gonzales, a teacher at the Basis Tucson North Charter School.
October 15, 2021
Our Rincon Rotarian, Ms. Anne Gartner, was nominated by the Rincon Rotary Club 2020/21 Leadership to be considered for Induction into the AZ Veterans Hall of Fame.
With the Rincon Rotary Club and her friends in full support, Anne was officially selected for her induction into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame October 15, 2021; Class of 2021.
Anne was recognized by our Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, for her 32 years as a Navy Nurse starting with her first deployment during the Vietnam War; and retiring as a Navy Captain in 1999.
The Governor’s recognition at the Induction's well-attended Ceremony complimented her CFO role as a active Rincon Rotary 12 year member supporting local Arizona education and other initiatives.
Other compliments from the Governor included: Anne’s support to the Arizona Oncology Foundation Tucson; and her active membership supporting the Tucson Museum of Art, where she is key in the fundraising efforts to help achieve the Museum’s goals.
September 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Luis Aguilar.
Thank you for being a part of our lives.
The masked good guys from the Rincon Rotary Club strike again! Scott and Mike present a $2000 Back-to-school Rotary Assist check to Bethany Neuman, Youth On Their Own Director of Development & Communications. Rotary Assist is a program of the Rincon Rotary Club of Tucson that encourages its members to support worthwhile causes that help make Tucson a better place to live for all
As part of our club's Peace Project, we will be delivering Be Kind literacy sets to the Tanque Verde Elementary School.
May 25, 2021
Rincon Rotarians Steve, Mike, and Emma delivered a Buddy Bench to TVES as part of our club's Peace Project funded partly through a District Grant. Assistant Principal Julie Laird joined in on the fun.
April 24, 2021
As our Club Service Project for April we joined the Rotary Club of Tucson to participate in a Camp Lawton 100th Anniversary Service Day.
Camp Lawton is the Boy Scout Camp located on Mt. Lemmon and our members spent a pleasant day helping out the Boy Scouts on the mountain.
February 5, 2021
The generosity of our Rincon Rotary Club members continue great support to our community. On behalf of our members, President Steve and Mike Esparza delivered 168 No-Slip Socks for the Veterans who are patients at the Tucson VA Hospital. Pictured with Steve and Mike is a wonderful lady by the name of Cathi Starr; a Veteran herself, who sponsored and supported our Club's visit last week on 5 February 2021. Another great lady by the name of Sandy Pedigo (a Veteran) made the sign that Mike and Steve are holding.