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Feb 27, 2024 7:00 AM
You and nutrition: The 2024 update!
You and nutrition:  The 2024 update!
Mar 05, 2024 7:00 AM
Changes and a look ahead: Educating our gradeschoolers in 2024
Mar 12, 2024 7:00 AM
Managing a prized Verrado resource
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Club News!

Last Week

Our speaker last week was our former member Stan Hope, CEO of Banner Boswell and Del Webb Medical Center.  Mr. Hope provided us an overview of Banner's footprint and then spoke about some trends he sees coming in hospital care.  He confirmed Abrazo Health owns property on the SW corner of Verrado and Interstate 10, and Banner owns property on the northwest corner of Verrado and Interstate 10.   Banner already has a building on their property which houses a primary care and physical therapy clinic.  They have additional plans for the site, which is still being planned, although the site was originally scheduled for medical offices and an acute care hospital. Mr. Hope was unable to divulge when it might be announced what the next step will be for a groundbreaking date, although there was a great deal of interest in that subject.  There was an active question and answer session following his remarks.  Stay tuned!
Mr. Stan Hope, CEO of Banner Boswell and Del Webb MC.

Gathering Buckeye

to feed and serve our community

presented by Verrado Rotary

Your Rotary club is holding an event on April 6, 2024, the goal of which is to raise money to support the good work of the Buckeye Foodbank, All Faith Community Services.  
Date:  April 6, 2024, 5:30pm
Type of Event:  Farm-to-table dinner, featuring a gourmet meal provided by Chef Kevin and Heritage Street Cooks
Where:  W T Gladden Family Event Center, 6113 South Dean Road (Dean is parallel to and west of Verrado Road. Access from Lower Buckeye or Yuma and go south). Here is a link to a short video which shows an aerial view of this fantastic site. 
To benefit: All Faith Community Services will receive 80% to 90% of net proceeds.  The balance will support Verrado Rotary charities.
How members can helpThe club's board and the organizers of the event are asking that all members consider participating by either purchasing two tickets for themselves or by selling at least two tickets to other parties.  We expect to have 150 people in attendance.  The organizing committee is also asking that you volunteer to assist with the event before, during or after the event.  Volunteers are asked to provide 1 or more hours, as appropriate.  
What tools are available to me?  All event registrations, confirmations and tickets are sold on line.  Here is a link to the event website. Gathering Buckeye Website.   Following is a QR code which takes you to the same site if you are using a mobile device.  If people are unable or prefer to avoid on-line registration or payment, Doug Bredow is happy to accept their registration on the phone or in person and accept their check in payment.  Doug also has business cards with the QR code you can hand out to others.  
Please consider registering yourself today!  The early bird registration discount ends March 15.


Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help support the club's signature fundraising event to be held on April 6, 2024, at 5:30 PM. We are seeking volunteers to assist with the execution of this event.  Whether you plan to buy a ticket to the dinner or not, we can use your volunteer skills as many hands make for lighter work.
Set up the day of the event. 
  • Assist with placing tables and chairs. 
  • Help setup AV gear and cables
  • Assist Chef as needed
  • Help set up stages
  • Help transport club equipment water and such to the site
  • Assist as needed
During the event.
  • Check in guests
  • Assist with security
  • Help guests find their seats
  • Pass out and pick up call to action envelopes
  • Other general assistance as needed
After the event
  • Assistance with striking and stacking equipment and furniture
  • General clean up of the site
  • Other duties as assigned
Salary and benefits:  Commensurate with other roles in a Rotary Club. 
If you can assist please sign up with Doug Bredow, Mike Hosking or Trish Hosking.  
Please do what you can. It will take all of us to make this event a success.
Meeting Location
Tuesdays at 7:00 AM
Victory Hall at the Victory Club
5325 N Verrado Way
Victory Hall
Buckeye, AZ 85326
United States of America
(623) 850-1675
Driving Directions: Take Verrado Drive to the roundabout. Take first exit onto Victory Blvd. At the stop sign, turn left on Tiger Mountain. The Victory Club is at the top of the hill. Victory Hall is on the left hand side of the driveway circle.
Upcoming Events
Rotary Board Meeting
Victory Hall at the Victory Club
Mar 04, 2024 7:00 AM
VR Foundation Board Meeting
Mar 11, 2024
Bench Dedication
Ridge Road Just east of Cheryl's home. Click for map
Mar 26, 2024 7:00 AM
Rotary Board Meeting
Victory Hall at the Victory Club
Apr 01, 2024 7:00 AM
Jackie and Verlyne Meck Day
Apr 02, 2024
VR Foundation Board Meeting
Apr 08, 2024
VR Foundation Board Meeting
May 13, 2024
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Member Birthdays
CJ Goin
February 15
Join Date
James Weber
February 1, 2021
3 years
David Lehman
February 15, 2019
5 years
Donald Ester
February 19, 2019
5 years
Verrado Rotary Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President
President Elect
Scribe and Helper
Director - Membership
Director - Foundation
Director - Administration
Director - Service
Director - Public Relations
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