US Congressman Schweikert provides Rotarians with economic update

From left, club President Max Rumbaugh, Rotarian and City of Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Congressman David Schweikert and Rotarian Jim Bruner greet members and guests. (Special to the Independent)

From left, club President Max Rumbaugh, Rotarian and City of Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Congressman David Schweikert and Rotarian Jim Bruner greet members and guests. (Special to the Independent)

U.S. Rep. David Schweikert, Arizona 6th District, provided Rotary Club of Scottsdale members and guests with an update on U.S. deficit projections, baby boomer impact on Social Security and pension liabilities and more during a recent club meeting.

The congressman stated, on average in the lifetime of the 76 million baby boomers, each will have contributed $100,000 to our country’s Social Security fund and will likely receive over $350,000 in benefits.

He talked about the importance of economic growth and reforms needed for taxes, regulations, immigration and information sharing.

The Rotary Club of Scottsdale, founded in 1954, is proud of its support for area youth, Scottsdale’s Rotary and Papago Parks and Scottsdale Sister Cities.

Through member support of Rotary International Foundation, the club supports the Polio Plus Fund and supports international projects that provide clean water, promote world peace, fight disease around world, support education and grow local economies.

The club is known for its outstanding speakers – nationally known innovators, high ranking legislators, Supreme Court judges, ambassadors, high ranking military officials, sports figures, artists, educators, business owners/professionals and more.

The following speakers have been scheduled to talk at upcoming meetings of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale: On Jan. 11, the Honorable Roberto Rodriguez, Consulate General of Mexico; Jan. 25, John P “Pat” Maroney, president of Standard Pacific – Arizona Division; Feb. 1, Alan Mulally, retired Ford Motor Company president and CEO; and, on Feb. 8, Marshall Trimble, Arizona’s official state historian.

Meetings are held at noon with a buffet lunch at Scottsdale’s McCormick Lakeside Ballroom, located at 7401 N Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale.

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

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