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Tucson Presidio

Service Above Self

Lunch Meeting - 11:45 AM to 1 PM the 1st & 3rd 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
Our Speakers This Week: Lori Conner, Principal of Carrillo K-5 Magnet Elementary School and Robert Soza-Villanueva, Carillo's Magnet Coordinator. 
Carrillo K-5 Magnet School is a highly-performing, “Α+“- rated school, located in the heart of downtown Tucson. The school’s magnet school theme is Communication & Creative Arts and is designed to teach students 21st Century skills in arts-integrated thematic units. Instruction is rigorous, and students learn important foundational skills as they participate in relevant Project Based Learning units. Teachers have high expectations for student mastery of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.
September 5 - Tucson Presidio Rotary Meeting
This Week's Speaker: Mark Flanigan
Mark is a two-time Rotary Peace Fellow alumnus (Japan '12 and Thailand '17) who is now serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with Imago Dei Middle School. He will speak about his experiences as a Rotary Peace Fellow and how they relate to his current service role as an AmeriCorps VISTA member here at Imago Dei MS in Tucson. 
Also - Don't forget: Rotary District 5500 conference takes place end of this month, September 28-29. Details at the bottom of this bulletin. 
October 10 - Rio Nuevo Bus Tour
Special bus tour of the Rio Nuevo Downtown Redevelopment District, led by the chairman of the Rio Nuevo board Fletcher McCusker as our tour guide. 
Event is Oct 10, 3 - 5 PM. Event is free for club members. Seating is limited and will be reserved first come/first serve basis: RSVP to to reserve your seat.
Meet at Mercado Annex. Park on 267 S. Avenida del Convento south of Congress, west of Freeway. Bus leaves promptly at 3 PM. 
Very special thanks to Jay McCall for setting this up. Contact Jay with any questions: RSVP early to make sure you can join us on this exciting tour!
October 10 - Save the date
Multi-club Rotary Mixer
October 10, 5 - 7 PM at the Westbound Bar in the Mercado San Agustin Annex
Agustin Kitchen will cater appetizers. Westbound Bar at MSA annex will give $1 off all well drinks. 
Cost: $5 at the door. RSVP to Jay McCall 
This event follows the Rio Nuevo Tour. However, these are separate events: No need to go on the bus tour to join in the fun afterwards. 
2018 Rotary District 5500 Conference
September 28-29 (Friday and Saturday) at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel, Tucson. 
More information see below or follow these links:
You may visit the conference website here.
To download the program, click here.
August 15 - Tucson Presidio Rotary Meeting
This week's speaker: fellow Rotarian Don Jorgensen
of the Marana Rotary club and Human Factor Consulting
Don will be speaking about Shelterbox USA and his role as an ambassador for the program. 
Donald G. Jorgensen, Ph.D., CEAP
Donald G. Jorgensen, Ph.D., CEAP is the owner of Arizona-based Human Factor Consulting. With over 25 years as a business owner and consultant in the areas of change leadership, conflict management, and behavioral health, Don helps bring out the best in leaders and organizations around the globe.
Don’s known for his humor and a straight-forward style as an international speaker and has been interviewed in the US, Ireland and China on alcohol & drug issues and crisis response.    
Don has authored numerous articles and books covering such topics as Children of Alcoholics and The Impact of Change. His “EAP Buyers Guide” has been adopted for use worldwide.
Dr. Jorgensen is past president of the international Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Greater Tucson Leadership and the Rotary Club of Marana. He is a Paul Harris Society member and currently serves as an Ambassador for ShelterBox USA.
Personal Notes: 
Don and his wife Kathy have lived in Tucson, AZ for over 30 years.
Don and Kathy have worked on humanitarian projects around the globe, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Brazil. 
Don is a cancer survivor, has completed 2 marathons and currently holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt.    
Don was recently honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the international Employee Assistance Professionals Association.
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