Club's 2019-20 President Recognized
At its July 16 meeting, Dove Mountain Rotarians recognized immediate past president, Jeff Penfil for his outstanding leadership during a difficult time. During the meeting held via Zoom, each member recognized at least one of Jeff’s contributions to the club. He led our small club to keep it vibrant and accomplish significant results, in spite of the obstacles presented by the current Covid-19 pandemic. Through his leadership, positive energy, and can-do approach, Jeff has been a source of stability & inspiration for our club throughout the year. His leadership and dedication to the Club is evident in the successful completion of these accomplishments:
Dove Mountain Rotary Club 2019-20 Rotary Year Accomplishments
  • Club retreat, strategic planning at Tubac
  • Beer sales at Marana community events
  • Dove Mountain community garage sale at The Highlands
  • Pancake breakfast at Applebee’s
  • Participated in a benefit concert for homeless Marana students
  • Habitat for Humanity volunteer day
  • Adopted Bee Hive Home – Held Valentine’s Day party
  • Held a variety of social events
  • Built benches for the food pantry
  • Served meals 2 nights to homeless veterans through Veterans Serving Veterans
  • Volunteered at Feed My Starving Children
  • Sponsored 7 scholarships for the working poor through TRVFA
  • Awarded 2 academic scholarships to graduating seniors
  • Donated a Shelter Box
  • Received two grants from District 5500 and used the funds to provide needed food for shut-ins and low-income families
  • Reacted creatively to the pandemic
  • Earned the Rotary Citation