The Rotary Club of Peoria North has elected Vernon Bridges its president for the 2022-23 Rotary year.
The club was founded in 2005 and is one of two Rotary clubs serving Peoria. It is one of 67 Rotary clubs in Arizona District 5495, which serves most of northern Arizona.
Bridges, a resident of Peoria, was installed as president during the club’s official annual installation ceremony held July 20. Other officers elected to serve this year are Jason Braunstein, secretary; Tammy Sabinsky, treasurer; Lou Rotundo, membership chair; Steve Matthews, Rotary Foundation chair; and Bret McKeand, public image chair.
Residents looking for an opportunity to take part in service projects are invited to join the club, which meets 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Links Neighborhood Grill, 18823 N. Country Club Drive, Peoria. For information, email Lou Rotundo firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary members throughout the world take action to make their communities better. They contribute their time, energy, and passion to carry out meaningful and sustainable projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, help mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies.
The Rotary Club of Peoria hosts service projects that support the Peoria Unified School District, local food banks and other charitable organizations. The club’s signature service project is The Prom Closet, an annual event that provides formal attire at no cost to area high school teens attending their school prom.
Rotary members also take part in and support service projects throughout the world, including Rotary’s mission to eradicate polio.
Rotary brings together a global network of community leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary currently has 1.2 million members from more than 35,000 Rotary clubs in almost every country in the world.
Their service improves lives both locally and internationally, from helping those in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world.
Visit Rotary.org and endpolio.org for more about Rotary and its efforts to eradicate polio.