Community Service
 
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The Rotary Club of Scottsdale has a strong commitment to local community projects. 
  • GOLF TOURNAMENT: (Paula Dudley & Ken BrownOur annual Golf Tournament provides the opportunity for a day of fun and fellowship on the links of some of the Valleys notable golf courses. This event serves as a fundraiser for the club's educational scholarship program.
  • ROTARY CLOCK: (Jason Washo) Scottsdale Rotary Foundation is managing installation of a Howard Post Clock Replica in the Civic Center Mall as part of a 2013-2014 Fundraising Project. Scottsdale Rotarians provide financial support to Scottsdale area youth and community projects through the Scottsdale Rotary Foundation. Programs currently supported by the Foundation include Youth Scholarships, Youth Salute, RYLA and Youth Exchange. Support for the Scottsdale Rotary Foundation comes primarily from contributions made by Scottsdale Rotarians, area businesses.
  • ROTARY PARK:  (Craig Miller)  This eight acre park and memorial plaza in the heart of Gainey Ranch was built by the Rotary Club of Scottsdale and donated to the City of Scottsdale. The park's Unity Plaza remains the focus of much of the club's fundraising on behalf of the Scottsdale Rotary Foundation
  • PAPAGO ROTARY PARK:  (Kevin Bollinger)  This one acre community "pocket park" is located at 7316 E. Garfield Street in Scottsdale. It was part of the original housing subdivision from the 60's and then built by the former Papago Rotary Club members in 1994.
  • SALVATION ARMY:  (Pat Rile & Merv Morelock)  Each and every year, just prior to the holidays, members of the Rotary Club of Scottsdale perform a variety of services and lend their support to the Salvation Army. Scottsdale Rotarians are "Bell Ringers," accumulate coins for the "Changing Lives" program, donate toys to under privileged children through "The Angel Tree" program and make outright gifts to the Salvation Army.    
  • TENNIS WITH A CAUSE:  (Bob Jackson)  A one day doubles tournament with two levels of competition, the ‘Tennis with a Cause’ tournament is open to Rotarians and friends. Proceeds for this annual tournament are split between the Scottsdale Rotary Foundation's Scholarship Program and a program of tennis clinics and equipment sponsorships to underprivileged who would not otherwise get a chance to experience this wonderful sport.