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Gold Canyon Golf Resort
6100 S. Kings Ranch Road
Gold Canyon, AZ  85118
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May 29 
 
 Randy Johnson of Gold Canyon Pharmacy was our guest speaker. Gold Canyon Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy, opened their doors across the street from Walgreens in July, 2018. They offer medication management and compounds, and strive to save you money on your prescriptions through drug cards and coupons. Randy is a Quality of Life advocate, urging people to take their meds in the right dose, allowing them to enjoy their lives. He has lectured on many topics, including opioids and nutrition for children who may not have the means to eat as healthy as they should. This educated chemist is a valuable asset to our community! Seek out his advice regarding your medical challenges. 
 
 
 
June 19
 
 Myra Garcia, Executive Director of the Apache Junction Food Bank, spoke about the Food Bank's mission to help people get through bad times. The Postal Service food drive brought in 39,000 pounds of food, and 279 volunteers have given 19,000 hours of their time. Kristen Gonzales, who serves on the board, wants to promote the food bank's message through social media. A new project is underway to teach people how to use their food nutritiously. They have four nutritionists helping with this effort. They are also working on a grant to fund the acquisition of a new truck.
 
 
Dr. Krista Anderson gave an update on the 60 million dollar capital improvements bond issue. There is a great need for updated textbooks, as well as for maintenance at the schools, including repairs to sidewalks, locker rooms, the high school track and air conditioning units. Consideration is also being given to reopening the Superstition Mountain Elementary School, to meet changes in demographics. An Advisory Oversight Committee is being put in place to make sure the money is spent where it is supposed to.
 
 
 
 
Our newest member!
 
 Bill Staples joined the club on May 29!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Service Opportunity!
 
Ed Shockley announced that we still need two people to complete the team for our July 15 service day. See Ed if you are available to help.
 
 
 
Paul Harris Fellow!
 
Rotarian Brian Kabat was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by President Matt Ruppert, for putting service above self. Brian and his wife, Ashley, contribute so much to the Apache Junction community. Well done, Brian!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presidential Transition!
 
 Outgoing president Matt Ruppert passed the gavel to Bob Benjamin on May 26. Thanks for a job well done, Matt! Bob, we're excited for your leadership!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • June 28 - Club Assembly and Presidential Transition
  • July 10 - Mike Farber, Fire Chief, Superstition Fire and Medical District
  • July 24 - Nancy Tossell, Copywriter and Author
  • July 31 - Denise Hart, President/CEO of AJ Chamber of Commerce
 
 
 
Happy Birthday!
 
  • Roberta Holmes - July 3
  • Sharon Boyd- July 20
  • Bill Staples - July 21
 
 
Thanks for being a member!
 
  • Michael Dungan - 17 years on June 30
  • Jay Jones - 17 years on June 30
  • Aaron McDermid - 10 years on July 1
  • Matt Ruppert - 9 years on July 16
 
 
Happy Anniversary!
 
  • Jim and Maryann Erickson, 48 years on July 10
  • Bill and Suzie Staples, 39 years on July 12
  • Elise and Al Otero, 25 years on July 16
 
 
 
 
 
 

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