Bi-Weekly Updates for District 5500 Rotarians
July 9, 2021
A big shout-out to all those who worked behind the scenes for DG Hank’s Installation. Wow! All your hard work really paid off – you made it look easy.
DG Hank’s Welcome Letter

Every July we celebrate the accomplishments of our member clubs over the past year and pass the gavel to new leadership. Congratulations to the 50 men and women who have rung the Rotary bell to begin their journey with 1394 members during Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta’s 2021-2022 theme “Serve to Change Lives.” (Please see full message titled: DG Hank’s Welcome Letter, in an attachment to your email.)
District Grants

The deadline is near but there is still time. If your club is considering applying for a grant, DG Hank would like you to consider planning your event to qualify as a 2021-2022 Rotary

Days of Service. Please see the attached for more information. (Please see the full message titled: DG Hank’s Message on District Grants, in the attachment to your email.)

District Conference
Mark your calendars! The conference dates are October 29-30, 2021, at Casino del Sol Tucson. You can book your room now at Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson, AZ - More info to be sent to you soon.

ClubRunner and You
New Year New Names! Did you know you can attend ClubRunner webinars to help you understand the ins and outs of ClubRunner? Webinar dates start July 14th. Sign up now at Webinars | ClubRunner

District Governor RY 2024-2025 Nominations
Can you believe it? Our year just started and already we are looking for someone who wants to be our District Governor for 2024-2025. You can catch all the information at Call for District Governor Nominees for RY 2024-2025 (Jul 02, 2021) (

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) is scheduled over the Martin Luther King Holiday, January 14-17, 2022, at Chapel Rock in Prescott, Arizona.
Due to rising costs of transportation, food, lodging and the Challenge course, the price per student will be $450 and for adult advisors, $250.
Club reservations and checks made out to “District 5500” are due by 31 August to:
Marcos Ramirez
P.O. Box 13926
c/o San Luis Rotary Club
Yuma, AZ 85349
Look for details and web site updates soon.
For more information, contact Rotary RYLA Chair, Page Misenhimer, , or 928-920-4259

The Glance is normally published biweekly on Tuesday. If you have something pertaining to our District 5500 and you would like featured in The Glance, please send to Steve Johns at
Our district newsletter, The Club’s Showcase, is published monthly. If you have something to showcase your club, please contact Myron Donald at He needs your inputs by the 20th of every month unless you can get it to him earlier.