Rotary International awards grant to Rotary Club of Scottsdale

The Rotary Club of Scottsdale recently qualified and was awarded a $1,000 Rotary International 5510 District Designated Funds Grant.

Club President Max Rumbaugh with Rotary International 5510 District Governor Sherry Mischel’s ceremonial awarding of DDF grant check.

Club President Max Rumbaugh with Rotary International 5510 District Governor Sherry Mischel’s ceremonial awarding of DDF grant check.

In order to qualify for the DDF grant award, the club sent several members to the district’s Grant Management Seminar, completed the club’s Memorandum of Understanding/Addendum and district grant application, as well as, obtained Every Rotarian Every Year qualification by the club’s annual contribution of over $100 Annual Fund per capita (member).

The awarded grant money will be spent on upgrades to the two parks within City of Scottsdale that the club sponsors — RotaryPark, located in the heart of Gainey Ranch and Papago Rotary Park, located at 7316 E Garfield St.

In addition to awarding the check to the club, Rotary International District Governor Sherry Mischel addressed members and guests at their luncheon held at the McCormick Scottsdale’s Lakeside Ballroom.

Ms Mischel updated attendees on Rotary International happenings and thanked the club for its community service and dedication to youth programs, and for its support of Rotary International’s Foundation.

Contributions to The Rotary Foundation support the programs and projects identified, developed and managed by fellow Rotarians all over the world. The club has several international water purification projects in the works.

Past President Tim Baughman with Rotary International 5510 District Governor Sherry Mischel’s awarding of Rotary’s EREY Award Banner.

Past President Tim Baughman with Rotary International 5510 District Governor Sherry Mischel’s awarding of Rotary’s EREY Award Banner.

For more information about Rotary Club of Scottsdale’s upcoming speakers, projects, programs and meeting dates/locations, visit www.scottsdalerotary.org.

Visitors to club meetings are always welcome. Call 480-945-6158. At noon on November 30, 2015 at the McCormick Scottsdale,

Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane will be the keynote speaker at the next meeting at noon Nov. 30 at the McCormick Scottsdale.

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