S.T.A.R. East Tour 

Posted by Kristie Larsen
Mesa Sunrise Rotarians toured S.T.A.R. East with Site Manager Cody Sammons.  S.T.A.R. helps individuals live the life they love and encourages them to reach their full potential by providing skills to gain employment, enhance social connections, and improve overall wellness. Their visions to eliminate mental health stigma through lived experience and community education. S.T.A.R. East offers services to members Monday to Saturday with a wide range of activities to choose from.  
S.T.A.R. East Tour Kristie Larsen 2024-04-10 07:00:00Z 0

Valentine Surprise for Senior 

Valentine Surprise for Seniors! 
During our club meeting on Wednesday February 7th, 2024, MSR club members assembled Valentine surprise bags for Seniors at Fellowship Square Historic Mesa. 
Bags included “vintage” Valentine cards, fuzzy socks, candy, snacks, hand lotion, lip balm and more! Fellowship Square Historic Mesa Executive Director and club member Rena Phillips will deliver to the community seniors for a Happy Valentines Day! 
Valentine Surprise for Senior Kristie Larsen 2024-02-08 07:00:00Z 0
Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2023 Kristie Larsen 2023-12-16 07:00:00Z 0
Aster Senior Center Holiday Collection Project Kristie Larsen 2023-12-06 07:00:00Z 0

District 5495 DG Kevin Pitts 

District 5495 Governor Kevin Pitts visits Mesa Sunrise Rotary sharing what is important about the work that the 1.4 million Rotarians
Theresa Carmichael Mesa Sunrise Rotary Treasure presents the District Governor with a $500 donation in his honor to the Rotary Foundation.  
This is the template with image at the left side and floating text on the right side.
Double click on left side image to change it.
Please, edit and modify your text as well using functions and menu of this Editor.
Vis id dico vivendum, labitur utroque periculis no qui. Has in semper delenit temporibus. Purto quaestio assentior at eum, qui aliquip dolorum cu.
Et vis zril definiebas, mei an viris tation soluta. Has no quas numquam nusquam, voluptua voluptaria at nec, modus perfecto elaboraret mea et.
do world wide.  
District 5495 DG Kevin Pitts Kristie Larsen 2023-11-29 07:00:00Z 0

Mesa Advocacy Tour 

The Mesa Family Advocacy Center: Where police and advocates, Department of Child Safety, Office of Child Welfare Investigations, prosecuting attorneys and on-site physicians work together to reduce the trauma of physical and sexual abuse – where victimization is transformed into empowerment.  The Mesa Family Advocacy Center operates as a multi-disciplinary team to provide a coordinated, trauma-informed response to victims of sexual and domestic violence. Mesa Sunrise Rotary was toured by Lt. Bill Peters of the Mesa PD on Oct. 18th 2023.  The center opened in 1996 but was recently remodeled, enhancing the services to the community and best practices for officers.  Thank you Bill for the tour and your service to the residents and families of Mesa, Az.  

Your Title Here

Mesa Advocacy Tour Kristie Larsen 2023-10-20 07:00:00Z 0

Week Without Violence 2023 

Mesa Sunrise Rotary supported Dr. Ruth Tan Lim founder of the Children's Benefit Foundation, Inc. at the annual Week Without Violence celebration of empowering Everyone to Champion a Violence-Free Community.  Children from 12 valley schools were honored for their participation in the peace poster and poetry contest.   Master of ceremonies was Cory McCLoskey of FOX 10 News.  The Awards MC was Ray Villa of MSR and the City of Mesa's Mayor proclamation was read by Bill Peters, Mesa PD.  Awards were also given honoring veterans and music students of Mesa Community College.  Performances were enjoyed by the Hands of Joy Choir and the MCC Coltrane Combo.  Mesa Sunrise Rotarians provided a table in the lobby for families and students to stop by for information about Rotary and of course CANDY!   Congratulations Dr. Lim on a wonderful celebration were we "Think Cool, Do Good, Be Awesome".  
Week Without Violence 2023 Kristie Larsen 2023-10-07 07:00:00Z 0

Painting with a Purpose 

We had a great time with Rotarians and their guests for “Painting with a Purpose” raising $130 for the MSR Foundation on Friday September 15th 2023 at Painting with a Twist Tempe 

Your Title Here

Painting with a Purpose kl 2023-09-17 07:00:00Z 0

Stand Together and Recovery S.T.A.R. 

Your Title Here

Great in-club service project at our meeting on Wednesday August 16th as MSR filled camp bags for Stand Together and Recovery S.T.A.R..  Thank you, Theresa, for pulling the supplies together and making this happen!. 
Stand Together and Recovery S.T.A.R. Kristie Larsen 2023-08-17 07:00:00Z 0
Arizona Burn Foundation Service Opportunity 2015-02-05 00:00:00Z 0
Mary Saxon, Student of the Month 2014-12-30 00:00:00Z 0
Tim Miholic High School Counselor Norm Duve 2014-12-17 00:00:00Z 0

Bill Montgomery County Attorney

Posted on Dec 02, 2014
story thumbnail

Bill Montgomery spoke to Mesa Sunrise Rotary about DUI's, Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and the push to legalize marijuana and the perils of legalization.

Bill Montgomery County Attorney 2014-12-03 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the month Shaked Aricha-Levi Norm Duve 2014-11-26 00:00:00Z 0
Shaked Aricha-Levi, Westwood High School Student of the Month Norm Duve 2014-11-26 00:00:00Z 0
Jim Reagan & Scott Gaffney Norm Duve 2014-10-01 00:00:00Z 0
Nicole Lucero, Westwood High School Norm Duve 2014-09-24 00:00:00Z 0
Jo Ann Pina Norm Duve 2014-09-24 00:00:00Z 0
Grit Portillo and Mary Ruiz, M.E.S.A. Program Norm Duve 2014-09-10 00:00:00Z 0
Betsy Savino, Classification Speech Norm Duve 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z 0
Rory Gilbert, Classification Speech Norm Duve 2014-08-27 00:00:00Z 0
Rich Hallock, MBA Insurance Adjuster Norm Duve 2014-08-20 00:00:00Z 0
Tamra Facciola, MCC HR Business Partner Norm Duve 2014-08-13 00:00:00Z 0
Randy Russell Discusses Living with CP Norm Duve 2014-08-06 00:00:00Z 0
Curt Wooley, Classification Speach Norm Duve 2014-07-09 00:00:00Z 0
Jaque Starks, MCC HR Diversity Coordinator Norm Duve 2014-07-02 00:00:00Z 0
Jon Harris discusses healthcare insurance Norm Duve 2014-04-09 00:00:00Z 0
Cheryl Anderson Behavioral Health Norm Duve 2014-04-02 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the Month- Jessica Burgess, Parents Gary, Sylvia & Lee- Finalist for Gates Millennium Scholarship. ASU or San Diego State. Norm Duve 2014-03-26 00:00:00Z 0
Hoa Mai Shares His Story Norm Duve 2014-03-19 00:00:00Z 0
Larry & Terri Stewart of Stewart's Military Antiques Norm Duve 2014-03-12 00:00:00Z 0
Brett Flanigan Norm Duve 2014-03-05 00:00:00Z 0
Patty Gallagher, Crime Prevention Specialist Norm Duve 2014-02-26 00:00:00Z 0
Destiny Picket, Student of the Month Norm Duve 2014-02-26 00:00:00Z 0
Adele Dietrich, Senior Philanthropic Adviser Norm Duve 2014-02-05 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Amy Leer Norm Duve 2014-02-05 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the Month Kaitlyn Griner Norm Duve 2014-01-29 00:00:00Z 0
Larissa Dvorak- Mesa Fire Department, Flu Shot Importance Norm Duve 2014-01-29 00:00:00Z 0
Bob Wilson, Life Coach Norm Duve 2014-01-22 00:00:00Z 0
Student of The Month Victoria Norm Duve 2013-12-04 00:00:00Z 0
Tandy Elisala Norm Duve 2013-12-04 00:00:00Z 0
Glen & Leslie Steiner Norm Duve 2013-11-19 00:00:00Z 0
John Roberson Student of the Month Norm Duve 2013-10-30 00:00:00Z 0
Joanne Jolee Power of Music Norm Duve 2013-10-16 00:00:00Z 0
Distric Governor Jay Jones Norm Duve 2013-10-09 00:00:00Z 0
Sudent of The Month Jacky Flores Norm Duve 2013-09-25 00:00:00Z 0
Mesa Sunrise Rotary Visits Waxie Norm Duve 2013-09-18 00:00:00Z 0
Market Builder Brian Lawson Norm Duve 2013-08-21 00:00:00Z 0
East Valley NAMI President Steve Hilger Norm Duve 2013-08-14 00:00:00Z 0
Rory Gilbert Mediation Expert Norm Duve 2013-08-07 00:00:00Z 0
New Member Hattie Harris Norm Duve 2013-07-24 00:00:00Z 0

Joe Pruitt & The Phoenix 100 Club

Posted by Norm Duve on Jul 16, 2013
story thumbnail

Speaker- Joe Pruitt, Chair of Phoenix 100 Centennial Celebration, grand uncle was charter member, 38 years perfect attendance. Rotary father of all service clubs

Joe Pruitt & The Phoenix 100 Club Norm Duve 2013-07-17 00:00:00Z 0
Flag Exchanges Foreign & Domestic Norm Duve 2013-07-17 00:00:00Z 0
Hattie Harris Joins Mesa Sunrise Rotary Norm Duve 2013-07-17 00:00:00Z 0
M.E.S.A. Program presented by Officer Grit Portillo Norm Duve 2013-07-10 00:00:00Z 0
Bill McAllister & Marc Business Services Norm Duve 2013-06-26 00:00:00Z 0
The Monte Moore Show Provided Entertainment Norm Duve 2013-06-22 00:00:00Z 0
Installation Dinner 2013 Norm Duve 2013-06-22 00:00:00Z 0
Nathan Perry & The Salvation Army Food Bank Norm Duve 2013-06-12 00:00:00Z 0
Mesa Sunrise Members Attend District Conference Norm Duve 2013-06-08 00:00:00Z 0
Chris Ratliff Classification Norm Duve 2013-06-05 00:00:00Z 0
Superstition Mountain Rotary Grand Prix Norm Duve 2013-05-29 00:00:00Z 0
Randy Russell Talks About His Life Norm Duve 2013-05-22 00:00:00Z 0
Elizabeth Engler Receives Student of the Year Award Norm Duve 2013-05-08 00:00:00Z 0
Mesa Police Demonstrate Taser Use Norm Duve 2013-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
Dr. Ruth Lim Speaks on Integrated Medicine Norm Duve 2013-04-24 00:00:00Z 0
Student of The Month Kaylea Norm Duve 2013-04-24 00:00:00Z 0
Shelly Mowrey with Drug Free AZ Norm Duve 2013-04-17 00:00:00Z 0
David Crummey with Mesa Urban Garden Norm Duve 2013-03-27 00:00:00Z 0
Todd Reed with Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Norm Duve 2013-03-20 00:00:00Z 0
Lori Macala from Vancouver Exchanges Banner Norm Duve 2013-03-20 00:00:00Z 0
Global Warming Norm Duve 2013-03-13 00:00:00Z 0
Relay For LIfe Norm Duve 2013-03-06 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the Month Aaliyah Norm Duve 2013-03-06 00:00:00Z 0
Soo Stevens-Clarke Presents Guatamala Norm Duve 2013-02-27 00:00:00Z 0
Chris Ratliff Inducted Norm Duve 2013-02-27 00:00:00Z 0
Mesa City Hall Peace Pole Norm Duve 2013-02-25 00:00:00Z 0
Celeste Winters Speaker Norm Duve 2013-02-20 00:00:00Z 0
Ray Villa Induction Norm Duve 2013-02-20 00:00:00Z 0
Carolyn Richel with Ryan's House Norm Duve 2013-02-13 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the Month February 2013 Norm Duve 2013-02-13 00:00:00Z 0
Banner Exchange Norm Duve 2013-02-06 00:00:00Z 0
Student of the Month Elizabeth Engler Norm Duve 2013-01-30 00:00:00Z 0
Cynthia Dunham West Mesa CDC Norm Duve 2013-01-23 00:00:00Z 0
Nora Hannah Experience Matters Norm Duve 2012-11-07 00:00:00Z 0

Mesa Urban Garden Project

Posted by Norm Duve on Jun 05, 2012
story thumbnail

Mesa Urban Garden Presentation Drew Trojanowski, Cynthia Williams and Donna DiFrancesco pictured with Neal Yukolis 

Mesa Urban Garden Project Norm Duve 2012-06-06 00:00:00Z 0
May 2012 Student of the Month & Our Student of the Year Norm Duve 2012-06-06 00:00:00Z 0
Holly & Nick Janicki and Student of the Month Diana Tacey 2012-01-11 00:00:00Z 0
Mesa Sunrise hosts Christmas Party for children Susan Douglas 2011-12-14 00:00:00Z 0
Terry Davis, newest member of Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club gives classification talk Diana Tacey 2011-12-07 00:00:00Z 0
November Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club Speakers Diana Tacey 2011-11-30 00:00:00Z 0
Barb Feder Rotary District 5510 Foundation Chair visits club Diana Tacey 2011-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
Funeral Services for Longtime Mesa Rotarian Robert Brinton Diana Tacey 2011-10-29 00:00:00Z 0
Scott Bedard in Tunisia Diana Tacey 2011-10-27 00:00:00Z 0
Soo Stevens Clarke shares information about Barbados Rotary Matching Grant trip Diana Tacey 2011-10-26 00:00:00Z 0
October Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club speakers Diana Tacey 2011-10-19 00:00:00Z 0

Need to Make-up a meeting?

Posted by Soo Stevens-Clarke on Oct 09, 2011

If you miss a regular meeting and would like to keep your perfect attendance record, below are listed the dates, times and locations of other club meetings in the Valley.

Also here is a link to the Rotary District 5510 website "Where Clubs Meet" which lists all 42 clubs in our district:



Need to Make-up a meeting? Soo Stevens-Clarke 2011-10-10 00:00:00Z 0
Attorney Adam Anderson speaks to Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-09-21 00:00:00Z 0
Neal Yukolis speaks to Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-09-14 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary District Governor 5510 Alan Havir visits Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-08-31 00:00:00Z 0
Deuce Everhart speaks to club Diana Tacey 2011-08-24 00:00:00Z 0
Emmett Jones speaks to Club about Rotary Bike Ride Diana Tacey 2011-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
Guatemala Tomorrow Fund Diana Tacey 2011-08-10 00:00:00Z 0
Scott Bedard newest member of Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-07-27 00:00:00Z 0
Flag exchange with John Krumb from Gettysburg Pennsylvania Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-07-20 00:00:00Z 0
Jennifer Summers District 5510 GSE Team member to Australia shares experiences Diana Tacey 2011-07-20 00:00:00Z 0
Diana Tacey & Susan Weidner visit girls schools and womens prisons in Afghanistan Diana Tacey 2011-07-14 00:00:00Z 0
Perfect Attendance Certificates Given Diana Tacey 2011-07-14 00:00:00Z 0

Dr. Ruth Lim attends Belize Medical Mission

Posted by Diana Tacey on Jul 07, 2011

  Dr Lim Project CURE Belize 2011

Bringing Health and Hope to the children of Belize

Dr. Ruth Lim, member of the Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club, was part of a 15 person team with the Project CURE medical mission to Belize June 8-15, 2011. The group participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new Pediatric ICU with the First Lady of Belize and the Minister of Public Health on June 15, 2011.

Belize is the Northern-most Central American nation and is part of the Western Caribbean coastal zone. Previously known at British Honduras,  this small country is a popular tourist destination is culturally unique, as the only nation in the region with a British cultural heritage. Belize has strong ties to both Caribbean and Latin American society and customs. The local population has many unmet public health and educational needs.


Dr. Ruth Lim attends Belize Medical Mission Diana Tacey 2011-07-08 00:00:00Z 0

Soo Clarke visits Georgetown Penang Malaysia Rotary Club

Posted by Diana Tacey on Jul 05, 2011
Soo Stevens-Clarke, International Committee member for Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club recently traveled to China and Malaysia with her husband, and was able to attend the Georgetown Penang Malaysia Rotary Club. Flag exchange with new Mesa Sunrise Club President Mary Cameli July 6, 2011.
Soo Clarke visits Georgetown Penang Malaysia Rotary Club Diana Tacey 2011-07-06 00:00:00Z 0