September 2020
S M T W T F S
30
31
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
01
02
03
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
The Rotary Foundation
Immediate Past President
Club Administration
Service Projects
Youth Service
Public Relations
Contact Us:
Enter your email address and the message you want to send.
* fields are required
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Ben Andre
    September 22
  • Ron Williams
    September 22
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Erica Ryberg
    September 7
  • Kathy Joslyn
    September 15
  • Sharon Payson
    September 21
Join Date:
  • Ted Gambogi
    September 27, 2019
    1 year
 

Bulletin Subscribe

Subscribe to our eBulletin and stay up to date on the latest news and events.

 
Club Information

Welcome to our Club! 
For more information contact
Mary Fusinski, President at:
maryjfusinski@yahoo.com.

Prescott-Frontier

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Prescott Resort & Conference Center
1500 AZ-69, Prescott, AZ
Join our ZOOM Meetings
Prescott, AZ
United States of America
Home Page Stories
Join our Weekly Meeting
in Person at the
Prescott Resort
& Conference Center
 
Time: Tuesday at Noon
 On September 29
Our Presentation will be
 
Dr. Jon Haas
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 
Center for the Future
  
 
Join the Meeting via ZOOM at 12 Noon
Click on the link below:
 
Meeting ID: 284 093 798
 
or Dial in: +1 301 715 8592 US 
Meeting ID: 284 093 798
 
 

A caravan of 10 Rotarians from Prescott traveled the 7-hour journey to Windowrock to personally deliver 38,000-pounds of food and cleaning supplies. Jonothan Nez, Navajo Nation President, personally received the supplies from a grateful people.

Rotarians in back of the truck

Prescott Frontier Rotary saw a need and went into action collected food and cleaning supplies. With just 3% of the state’s population, the Navajo people represent 25% of the Novel Coronavirus cases, and the death toll is rising. The problem is compounded by the remote access with 15,000 homes without electricity, 30% have no running water, all without access to a 9-1-1 safety system?

It started on Friday as the word spread. Prescott U-Haul gave their largest truck, and the first day, it was apparent a second truck was needed because of all the cleaning supplies and food being dropped off. “It was so emotional witnessing the generosity,” said Mike Payson, head of Rotary service projects. “I heard so often people didn’t need their government stimulus money, so they donated it to the cause. We collected over $11,000 in checks above the food last weekend.”

Over 47 Rotarians worked to gather donations collected at Watters Garden Center. “We couldn’t have done this without Watters,” says Mary Fusinski, 2020 club president. “Ken Lain and his team put us right in front of the store, you couldn’t miss the food drive. They donated their time, lots of shelving and racks to store all that food, thank you, Watters.”

Ten Rotarians, six tanks of gas, two blown tires, and seven hours of coffee later, the delivery team was delighted. “We arrived in Windowrock to find over 50 national guards ready to receive donations. What took us 3 days to load, took soldiers 3 hours to unload, WOW!” said Bob Joslyn, driver, and Rotarian. “We left Prescott at 8 am and didn’t get back until after midnight, but it was so worth the trip.”

Prescott Frontier Rotary rallies around a monthly service project culminating in a signature school fundraiser ‘Grapes 4 Grapes’.Because of this month’s service project, the Navajo people are safer. Pinterest Board of the Navajo Food Drive.

Globally, Rotary’s goal is to stamp out Polio and provide clean drinking water to every person on the planet. It’s the only organization that has ‘World Peace’ as a mission statement through its international student exchange programs. Brandon Montoya, past president says, “We welcome community members into the club. You just need a heart for your community, our nation, and the globe, plus like to hang out weekly with fascinating people.”

Starting July 7, Prescott Frontier Rotary meets for lunch every Tuesday from 12 to 1 pm at the Prescott Resort. They meet via Zoom until then; if you want more information, please join us via Zoom @ zoom.us/j/284093798.

Prescott Frontier Rotary
Food Drive a Success!
 
Prescott Frontier Rotary hits it out of the park, again!  Under the direction of Mike Payson we conducted a Food Drive and collected donations for the Community Cupboard on the weekend of May 15th . It took 3 full pickups and part of a van  to transport and estimated 3000 pounds of non perishable food for distribution.  Additionally, $6,000 was raised in checks and cash.  Many of these donations came from 2 weeks of meeting Happy Bucks and the Foundation matching that.
 
Special THANKS to the donation points of Watters Garden Center and Olsen's Grain, the members who worked hard to make it a success and the Community who really stepped up and participated in supporting the Club in this much needed project.
 
Mike Payson, Service Project Chairman is looking for ideas for community service projects that the Club can do in the near future.  Please let me know any thoughts on who we might collect for.  Please send him any suggestions you might have at diamonds487@hotmail.com.

Why should YOU join this Rotary Club?  A few of the reasons are:  Friendship, Business Development, Personal Growth and Development, Leadership Development, Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the World, and FUN!  Join us as a guest on any Tuesday of the month and if you like what you see, ask for a membership packet.  You can also contact Membership Co-Chairs Henry Hash or Dave Lewerke by clicking on the email link on this home page.

If you are just starting out in the local business world, or you are a seasoned veteran, you should be a Rotarian!

 
RSS
Jennifer E. Jones makes history, becomes first woman named Rotary president-nominee

Jennifer Jones, of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2022-23.

Clubs made to order

These clubs keep things fresh with new ideas and new members.

The world stopped. They didn’t

These 10 workers put service above self when it counted most

Rotarian Tunji Funsho named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the world

TIME 100 recognized Funsho for his instrumental leadership and work with Rotary members and partners to achieve the eradication of wild polio in the African region.

Nigerian physician Dr. Tunji Funsho named one of TIME’s Most Influential People in the world

Nigerian physician Dr. Tunji Funsho named one of TIME’s Most Influential People in the world