Welcome to the Rotary Club of Sun Lakes, Arizona

Sun Lakes Rotary (Chartered April 22, 1986) is a leadership organization made up of men and women from local businesses, professional, education, civic and emerging leaders.  We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships, and through that we’re able to get things done in our greater Sun Lakes community.  Come join us and share our passion for community service and friendship.
 
 
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Doug was born, raised and educated in a small farming community in Northwest Iowa.  He graduated from Iowa State College and after graduation was commissioned in the Air Force where he served the next 10 years flying transports and later an amphibious aircraft in Air Rescue.  After his active service, he continued in the Air Force Reserve and retired with 22 years as a Lt. Cornel.  During this time, he started his flying career with United Airlines and retired in 1994 as a 747 pilot while living in Santa Rosa, California...
 
 
 
Over the years, Sun Lakes Rotary and Rotary clubs worldwide have mobilized to provide immediate relief to thousands of displaced people quickly and efficiently with ShelterBox for 16 years. To date, Rotary members have donated US$48 million to provide shelter for families in need – 40 percent of ShelterBox's total of US$119.6 million raised...
 
The Sun Lakes Rotary Club was chartered on April 22, 1986 and on July 1, 2018 is starting its 32nd year.  The club was conceived in 1985 when Chandler Rotarian, Andre Felix put an advertisement on the Sun Lakes Club House Bulletin Board to see if anyone was interested in attending Rotary at the Palo Verde Club House.  Rotarian, Wayne Johnson had just moved to Sun Lakes from Moline, Illinois to enjoy retirement, noted the advertisement and responded.  The next week, Wayne and seven Sun Lakes retires met around a lunch table with Andre and decided there was a need for a Rotary club in this fast-growing Sun Lakes Active Adult Community...
 
Grady was born and raised in Minnesota.  After high school, he attended college and obtained his teaching degree.  He also met the love of his life during this time and married Belinda Wentz. During college, he managed several golf courses and gave golf lessons.  He had the unique experience of giving golf instruction for a couple years to an individual, Tom Lehman who was for several years a professional on the PGA tour with several tour wins...
 
About Our Club

Welcome to our Club!

Sun Lakes

Making a Difference

1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 AM / 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 5:30 PM
Oakwood Country Club
24218 S Oakwood Blvd
Sun Lakes, AZ  85248-6724
United States
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Sun Lakes Rotary Club
Club No. 23632
PO Box 13094
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
 
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