Welcome to Rotary District 5500

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2018 membership seminar announced

New ways to grow our clubs and engage our members
Led by two of the most effective membership leaders from Rotary International:
Steve Lingenbrink (Seattle area) and Vicki Puliz (Reno area)
Saturday, August 11, 2018
8:30 am to 12:00 noon
Location Change!
Kino Conference Center, Quail Creek Country Club
1490 Quail Range Loop, Green Valley
Cost: $30 (includes materials, leaders’ travel, tasty refreshments)

Candidates Sought for District governor 2021-22

District 5500 is seeking applicants for our 2021-2022 District Governor position.  One of the most important decisions we make in our District is choosing its future leadership.  We are seeking the most qualified person for the position of District Governor.  If you have or know someone who has a demonstrated history of proven leadership as a Rotarian, and would be willing to serve, then we are seeking to utilize that talent, skill and sound judgment as our District Governor for 2021-2022.  
Please read the form for qualifications.
Applications may be submitted anytime between now and July 31, 2018.  Application may be submitted by U.S. mail or email. (see downloadable form)

How To Propose a Resolution


Rotary International’s Council on Resolutions meets online each year to vote on proposed resolutions submitted by clubs, districts, the RI Board, and the general council or conference of RIBI. 

Proposed resolutions from clubs and districts for the 2018 Council on Resolutions must be received by Rotary International on or before 30 June 2018 

For more information, click here


Saturday, June 23, 5:30 pm

We’ll be partying in Toronto and enjoying a great meal together on Saturday evening, June 23 in the convenient and popular Distillery District. Register soon to reserve a spot with all of us from Southern Arizona. We’ll be at the Mill Street Brew Pub, honoring District Governor Joe Hentges as he completes his year of excellent leadership and service. And we’ll be enjoying our choice of:
  • Soup or salad (Daily Kettle / Watermelon Salad with Roasted Red Beets, Almonds, and Crumbled Feta / Kale Caesar Salad with Crispy Bacon)
  • Entrée with sides (BBQ Quarter Chicken / Atlantic Salmon with Pesto over an Organic Lager Lemon Broth / Chicago Steak in Cajun Spices / Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Creamy Chipotle Sauce)
  • Dessert (Apple Cobbler / Oreo Cheesecake)
The price of $50 (includes tax and tip) is much less than the cost of the official Host Organizing Committee event in the same popular area.
There’s no need to select menu items in advance. You can register by clicking here: Toronto Party. Questions? Contact DGE Kirk Reed, wkirkreed@gmail.com.

Grant Management Seminars Changes Announced:

Required for Grants in 18-19 Rotary Year

Registration is now open for the 2018 Grant Management Seminar. Each club wanting to apply for a grant in the 2018-19 Rotary year must have at least 2 members attend one of these seminars by June 30, 2018. Both District and Global Grants are partially funded by The Rotary Foundation, and the seminar is a requirement of the Foundation. The first was held May 30. The final webinar will be on June 30. Rotarians may register using the link below: