Rotary Club of Scottsdale welcomes global visitors

Rotary Club of Scottsdale welcomes to its meetings visiting Rotarians from around the world.

Rotary Club of Scottsdale

Glen Wren from London’s Rotary Club of Redbridge exchanging club banners with Rotary Club of Scottsdale’s Club President, Max Rumbaugh.

At a recent meeting, Mike Wren, a Rotarian from London’s Rotary Club of Redbridge attended a meeting in which Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell was the luncheon speaker. Mr. Wren and Max Rumbaugh, club president, exchanged club banners.

Additionally, Richard Benedictis, a visiting Rotarian from Geneva-by-the-Lake, Ohio’s Geneva Rotary Club, enjoyed Rotary fellowship. Both guests received a visitors gift that included a video about Scottsdale.

Rotary International has over 1.2 million members who belong to over 33,000 clubs in 160 different countries.

Mayor Mitchell, a third generation Arizonian, provided Rotarians and their guests with an update the City of Tempe. He talked about how Tempe aims to sustain and grow the number of businesses and those who work at them.

The city boundaries hold all types of businesses – from worldwide headquarters to family-owned shops. Over 16,000 jobs have been added to the Tempe workplace since 2012. He stated that Tempe has a 97 percent business occupancy rate.

Rotary Club of Scottsdale

Mayor Mitchell addressing Scottsdale Rotarians and their guests.

The club is looking forward to its upcoming major fundraiser – the Annual Ed Adler Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at noon on Oct. 5 at Scottsdale’s McCormick Ranch Golf Club.

Visit www.scottsdalerotary.org or call 480-945-6158 for golf registration information and/or to inquire about club meetings, programs, projects and membership.

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