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Rotary Club of Marana Dove Mountain – Club History
 
The organizational meetings which paved the way for the formation of the Marana Dove Mountain Rotary Club began in the fall of 2005. The club was initially chartered in March, 2006 and was sponsored by the Saddlebrooke Rotary Club. The charter night banquet was held April 6, 2006 at the Heritage Highlands Clubhouse.  Since then, a number of "firsts", recognitions, and awards are part of the club history, as follows:
 
DATE                   MILESTONE
Fall, 2005           Organizational/formation meetings.
Mar 23, 2006    Club initial charter
April 6, 2006     Club charter night banquet.
June, 2006         First club scholarships awarded
                             to MVHS, Marana HS students.
Oct, 2006           First literacy project-600+ 
                             dictionaries to 3rd graders.
Nov, 2006           First golf tournament fundraiser.
2008                    First Kings Kids Orphanage
                              support (Guaymas, Mexico).
2010                    First Project Yes Literacy 
                              project (Southern Tucson).
July, 2010           Club's Charitable Fund
                             established.
Jan, 2012            Club begins start-up & support
                             of Mountain View HS Interact
                             Club.
June, 2012         Club awarded Rotary Citation for
                             2011-12.
June, 2013         Club awarded Rotary Citation for
                             2012-13.
Nov, 2014          Club adopts new “Friends of
                             Rotary” program for
                              non-member service 
                              contributions.
Mar, 2015          Club recognized for Rotary
                             Foundation contributions
                             – all members participating.
May, 2015          Club awarded Rotary Citation
                             for 2014-15.         
Dec, 2016           Club awarded Rotary Citation
                             for 2015-16.
Feb, 2017           Club recognized for Rotary
                             Foundation contributions –
                             district highest per capita giving,
                             all members participating.
Mar, 2018          Club recognized for Rotary
                            Foundation contributions –
                            district highest per capita giving.
April, 2018         All Club members as Paul Harris
                            Fellows.
May, 2019          Club receives Shelter Box
                             Bronze Hero award.
Feb, 2020           Club adopts senior care home
                             Beehive Home for ongoing
                             relationship.
June, 2020         Club awarded Rotary Citation for
                             2019-20.