Gov. Doug Ducey address Rotary Club of Scottsdale

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Max Rumbaugh, Club President; Governor Doug Ducey; Rotarian, Paul Critchfield; and, Rotarian and Mayor of Scottsdale, Jim Lane greet attendees at Rotary Meeting. (submitted photo)

Rotary Club of Scottsdale Rotarians and guests welcomed Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey as keynote speaker at a recent luncheon meeting.

Rotarian Paul Critchfield introduced the governor at the meeting held at The McCormick Scottsdale capacity-filled Lakeside Ballroom.

Gov. Ducey is the 23rd and current Governor of the U.S. State of Arizona and was sworn in as governor on Jan. 5, 2015. He also served as the 32nd State Treasurer of Arizona. The governor joins a long list of Arizona governors who have addressed the Scottsdale Rotary Club since the club was chartered in 1954, according to a press release.

The following speakers have been scheduled to talk at upcoming meetings of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale: March 21, Mark Brnovich, Arizona’s Attorney General; April 4, Cosmologist ASU Professor Paul Davies; and, April 11, Dr. Mark Slater, VP Research HonorHealth.

At noon on April 18, the club will enjoy a picnic barbecue at Scottsdale’s Rotary Park. Scottsdale Rotary Park is an eight acre oasis in the heart of Gainey Ranch. The park was built by members of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale and then donated to the city of Scottsdale.

The park features lighted walking paths, a children’s playground, a greenbelt, picnic ramadas, a restroom facility and the world’s first plaza designed in the shape of the Rotary symbol, the release stated.

Club meetings are held at noon with a inviting buffet lunch at McCormick Scottsdale Lakeside Ballroom, which is located at 7401 N. Scottsdale Road, in Scottsdale.

Visit www.scottsdalerotary.org or call 480-945-6158 to inquire about club meeting reservations, programs, meeting location, projects and membership for local active and retired business professionals.

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