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Tucson Presidio

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Lunch Meeting - Noon to 1pm the 1st & 2nd Wednesdays
Club Congress - Copper Room
311 E. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701
PO Box 23 Tucson, AZ 85702
Tucson, AZ
United States
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Welcome to Rotary Club of Tucson Presidio
Volunteers Needed - World Refugee Day - June 16, 2018. 
 
Tucson Presidio Club is again a proud sponsor of the 2018 World Refugee Day Celebration. 
 
Like last year, we will be sponsoring the photo booth AND volunteering at the Family Fun Festival from 12 PM - 2 PM. Our club members will be helping out however needed, most likely helping to distribute the celebratory cake (like previous years) as well as snow cones and popcorn. Feel free to show up 15 - 20 minutes early to help with set up and moving. We are looking for 6 -8 volunteers to cover the 12 PM - 2 PM time
 
Please RSVP to tim@habitationrealty.com so we can get an accurate volunteer count. Friends of Rotary are welcome!
 
The citizenship ceremony starts promptly at 10 AM in the auditorium. You can attend the ceremony and then meet up at noon to volunteer. 
 
Ceremony and Family Fun Festival will take place at Catalina Highschool 3646 E Pima St . <--Click for map/directions. 
 
More information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/TucsonWorldRefugeeDay2018/
We are proud to Present this Week's Speaker:
 
Bill Mundell
Former Chandler Presiding Judge and Arizona Corporation Commissioner
 
Bill will be speaking about the Arizona Corporation Commission. It is the fourth branch of government, and the least understood. Bring questions and come learn about what the Arizona Corporation Commission does and how it's role here in Tucson. 
We are proud to present this week's speaker:  
 
Mia Hansen
President and Founder of Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports
 
 
Mia is a former Presidio Rotarian and President and Founder of Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports, a nonprofit providing fitness, recreational and competitive sports opportunities for people with disabilities. 
 
For more information on this organization and upcoming events, visit:

This week's speaker:

Anne Breckenridge Barrett - Director of the Center for Creative Photography

Anne Breckenridge Barrett is a cultural professional with over twenty-four years of focused expertise in museums, non-profit management, and the law. She is a leader in the areas of collections management, exhibition organization, and strategic work for social impact. She is an attorney with broad experience in a range of settings including a large law firm, the Arizona Attorney General’s office, and a variety of non-profits serving in professional and volunteer capacities.
 
 
Breckenridge Barrett joins the Center from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, where she served as Director of Collections and Exhibitions. Among her many accomplishments, she helped shepherd and produce landmark exhibitions including David Bowie Is, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, and the recent Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg
 
Anne is an active leader in the museum community having strong relationships with curators, artists, collection managers, exhibition directors, and educators, throughout the country and around the world. She presents at annual conferences and universities on a range of topics. She was on the steering committee of the North American Exhibition Organizers, a member of the Museum Attorney Group of the American Legal Institute, and served on the College Art Association’s Fair Use Chicago Committee. Anne is an alumna of the Getty Leadership Institute Fellow and completed the prestigious residency alongside thirty three other museum leaders. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in art history from American University, a Master of Arts in visual arts administration from New York University, and a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School.
 
At home Anne can be found in the desert of Tucson, Arizona. Her joy is derived from her husband and children along with healthy doses of design, music, yoga, and hiking.
 
 

This week's speaker:

Amy Hartmann-Gordon - Executive Director of the Presidio Museum

 
Amy has worked in the areas of non-profit management and fundraising for seventeen years. She has been the Director of Presidio Museum for five years, stewarding the growth and development of the Presidio into a sustainable cultural attraction. During this time she has overseen the Museum's change in operating agreement with the City of Tucson and has stewarded the development of daily programming to enhance the regular visitor experience. 
 
Previously she was Director of Finance for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' 2008 re-election campaign where she managed the initiative to raise over $3 million. Amy has also worked at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum as Associate Director of Marketing and as Development Officer where she was engaged in corporate fundraising, group sales, front-gate supervision, oversight of the annual Gala and major donor interaction.  
Amy has been included in the Arizona Daily Star’s “40 Under 40” list. She has served two terms on the board of the Tucson Children’s Museum and three terms on the University High School Foundation and Alumni Association which has raised over $200,000 in four years.   Amy received her MBA in 2000 from the University of Arizona. 
 
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