Rotary Club of Sedona

Join Us Tuesday

If you are a visiting Rotarian,  make up at our club on Tuesday noon at:
 
Barking Frog Grille
2620 West State Route 89A, Sedona.
 
We have a great group and have interesting fun-filled programs. Bring a banner if you have one. If not, you may become part of the fun!
 

Speakers

Apr 21, 2015
Elizabeth Mahoney & George Wheeler
Rotary International Foundation
Apr 28, 2015
May 05, 2015
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The Rotary Club of Sedona's Mission is to enhance community through service, teamwork and friendship. - See more at: http://sedonarotary.org/#sthash.p8FAoShV.dpuf
The Rotary Club of Sedona's Mission is to enhance community through service, teamwork and friendship.
 
 

Contact Sedona Rotary

Phone: 928-284-2704
P. O. Box 2170
Sedona AZ 86339
Email: Club Secretary
  Webmaster
 
 

Home Page News

The featured event of this year’s Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off is the Fire Chiefs’ Challenge. The Fire Chiefs at Sedona Fire District and Verde Valley Fire District are perfecting their secret chili recipes for this first ever competition. The Verde Valley chili entry is “The Fire Down Below” and theSedona Chili is “Hot and Dangerous”.
 
Read the whole press release at http://www.sedonarotary.org/Page/in-the-news
 
 
 

Spotlight

At The Museum of Northern Arizona, January 17 through April

On May 20, 2014, the largest fire in the history of the Coconino National Forest ignited in Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon, one of the most scenic places on earth. As flames spread through the forested hills, fire crews battled day and night for 16 days to contain the blaze and minimize the damage to the forest. The Slide Fire Story presents more than 100 hauntingly beautiful images, depicting the fire's dramatic race up the Canyon and the efforts of over 1,200 firefighters to halt its fury.

The Rotary Club of Sedona and Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks created this exhibit, which was originally displayed at the Sedona Art Center.

 
 
The International Service Committee has chosen to support a project to develop libraries in the elementary schools in the neighboring municipalities of Veracruz. This is an approved matching grant project, so The Rotary Club of Sedona's contribution of $2000 will be matched by our district and again by Rotary International to yield a total of $7000 for the project.
 
The Boca del Rio Costa de Oro Rotary Club has supported, with its own resources, the development of two public elementary schools in the urban area. Part of this support has been the development of their school libraries. Having completed that project, they decided to create a larger project to add libraries to more elementary schools in their area. This project aims to provide full libraries to 20 schools for an estimated cost of $36,500. The Rotary Club of Sedona and District 5490 are pleased to be part of this well planned project. Here is the project description and plan.
 

 
The Northern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals honored the Rotary Club of Sedona as the Outstanding Nonprofit Organization at its annual Philanthropy Day Award ceremony. Linda Clark, a member of the Association who had nominated the Rotary Club, was on hand to present the award. Among other community services, she cited the Imagination Library project, a literacy program, which mails books monthly to preschool children under the age of 5 in Sedona. She also highlighted the Slide Fire photo exhibit, which raised money to abate the post-fire ecological damage from the Slide Fire and to provide training for forest fire fighters.
 
 
 
The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off

Save the Date!
Saturday, May 2 11:00 - 4:00
Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village
All proceeds from the Chili Cook-Off are used for local and international Rotary Club of Sedona Projects, including the Imagination Library.
 

Imagination Library

 
To make a tax exempt donation to the Rotary Club of Sedona's Imagination Library Project:
 
Make your check out to
 
The Rotary Club of Sedona Endowment Fund
P. O. Box 2170
Sedona, Arizona 86339