March 19, 2019
Meeting Dates/Location
2nd, 3rd & 4th Tuesdays
12 noon - Heartline Cafe
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 19, 2019
Recognize Honor Students from 4 Area Schools
Mar 25, 2019
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St. Patrick's Day Parade

Rotary Clubs represented in Sedona's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Members of all four Verde Valley Rotary Clubs collaborated on a joint float for Uptown Sedona's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade held March 9. The float highlighted the Verde Valley Imagination Library Program, established by the Rotary Club of Sedona and now supported by all four clubs. The program provides FREE books monthly to over 2,000 children infant-aged to kindergarten. 
Meeting Highlights

Jennette Bill receives Paul Harris Fellow plus 6 recognition

Foundation Director Dick Youngberg presents Youth Services Director Jennette Bill with a Paul Harris Fellow plus 6 ruby pin. PHF recognition is given for each $1,000 donated to the Rotary Foundation. Your donations may be made to the Annual Fund, Polio Plus, or a qualified Global Grant (relating to a humanitarian project recognized and authorized by the Foundation). For more details on supporting The Rotary Foundation's important work see the attached link  Way to go Jennette!

Jennifer Perry updates club on Verde Valley Sanctuary Garden

Jennifer Perry, executive director of Verde Valley Sanctuary (left), presented a slide show on the Sanctuary's renovated back yard now a beautiful healing garden and playground. All four Verde Valley Rotary Clubs helped to fund the garden, with $2,000 raised by our club along with a matching grant from Rotary District 5495. Jennifer said the garden has added needed outdoor living space. "It's now a beautiful place to go out outside, exhale, and start their new life." Club President Holli Ploog announced the book "Good Night, Gorilla" will be donated to West Sedona School on Jennifer's behalf.

Save the Date

        May 4, 2019


April 27--Club Leadership Academy, Black Canyon Conference Center.
Mach 28--Career Fair, 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sedona Red Rock High School.
May 4--Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off, 11 to 5 p.m., Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. 
May 18--Rotary Leadership Institute--Location TBA.
June 20-22--District Conference, Double Tree Paradise Valley Scottsdale. To register go to
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