Arizona Highways publisher speaks to local Rotary Club

Rotarian Jim Bruner introduced Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways magazine, at the latest meeting of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale held at McCormick Scottsdale’s Lakeside Ballroom.

Rotarians Jim Bruner and Mary Blank with Arizona Highways Publisher Win Holden, ready for Win's presentation at a recent Rotary meeting.

Rotarians Jim Bruner and Mary Blank with Arizona Highways Publisher Win Holden, ready for Win’s presentation at a recent Rotary meeting.

Members and guests were treated to an informative and humorous photographic perspective of Arizona history.

Arizona Highways magazine, one of the most recognized and celebrated travel publications, shares the state’s geographic diversity with the rest of the world and serves as Arizona’s worldwide ambassador.

Per Mr. Holden, promoting Arizona is a team effort – no one person can publish the magazine (Arizona Highways) or successfully promote tourism in our state. It requires a coordinated effort that Mr. Holden is happy to play a part in. With subscribers in 110 countries and 50 states, the magazine’s website has become the second most visited tourism website.

The award-winning magazine, published by the Arizona Department of Transportation, has been sharing stories and dramatic photography of Arizona for almost as long as the state has had roads.  Arizona Highways published its first edition on April 15, 1925.

Over the years the magazines has added related products and add-on services, such as, calendars, guide books, and cookbooks; the licensed Arizona Highways store within Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport’s Terminal 4; Arizona Highways TV (KYMA), hosted by Robin Sewell, explores people and places that make Arizona extraordinary; and, the Arizona Highways license plate has become one of the most popular specialty license plates in Arizona.

For more information about the Arizona Highways magazine see www.arizonahighways.com.

The Scottsdale Independent is published monthly and mailed to 75,000 homes and businesses in Scottsdale.

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