Marshall Trimble speaks to Rotary Club of Scottsdale

Marshall Trimble, Arizona’s official state historian, recently visited the Rotary Club of Scottsdale and shared stories of Arizona towns and people that formed the myths and legends of Arizona.

Marshall Trimble greeting Rotarians at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale.

Marshall Trimble greeting Rotarians at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale.

Mr. Trimble often talks at Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. He serves as a board trustee of the museum.

Mr. Trimble is considered the “dean of Arizona historians” and has taught Arizona history at ScottsdaleCommunity College for 40 years. His first book was published in 1977 by Doubleday & Company, New York. Since then he’s written more than 20 books on Arizona and the West.

He is one of the state’s most popular speakers and performers. He’s also an educator, lecturer, folk singer and stage performer. Most recently, True West Magazine named Mr. Trimble its “2015 Westerner of the Year.”

The following speakers have been scheduled to talk at upcoming meetings of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale: On Feb. 22, Rotarian Gary Alan Dorris, based on the book he authored, will talk about President George Washington’s influence on President Abraham Lincoln (this meeting will be held at McCormick Ranch Golf Club’s West Lawn Pavilion); on March 14, Eileen Klein, president of Arizona Board of Regents; and, on March 21, Mark Brnovich, Arizona’s Attorney General.

Except for Feb. 22 and on March 7 when members attend Rockies/Cubs pre-season baseball game, club meetings are held at noon with a buffet lunch at Scottsdale’s McCormick Lakeside Ballroom, 7401 N. Scottsdale Road.

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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