Meeting Wednesdays @ 6:30 am
The Hassayampa Inn
Next Meeting's Program: "Rotary's Impact in Kenya" by Mary Poole, Chair of Global Studies at Prescott College

What's Happening

John Amos

Dr. Francisco Jaume
Dr. Jason Weisstein

Thank you to Speakers John Amos,  Dr. Francisco Jaume & Dr. Jason Weisstein

Written by Jane Anne Shimizu. Edited by Lisa DeLeo.

John Amos, BS, MSM, President and Chief Executive Officer, Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott, Arizona was the first speaker.  They have 2100 employees, the are one of the largest employer's in the county.  There are 380 physicians.  Dignity Health is starting a medical residency program.  The new addition to the hospital has 100,000 square feet which includes 3 levels of parking. 

Francisco Jaume, DO, an accomplished orthopedic surgeon with 28 years of experience, will serve as Lead Orthopedist for Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services (formerly Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare). The new Clinic has opened at the following temporary location:

YRMC Outpatient Services Building

7700 East Florentine Road, Building B, Suite 203

Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314

(928) 708-4545

In his new role, Dr. Jaume will lead the development of Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Orthopedic Surgical Services, which will serve the orthopedic needs of people throughout Yavapai County.

Dr. Jason Weisstein spoke about the orthopedic oncologist Robotics program that he has been cultivating for 10 years.  He especially covered robotic assisted knee replacement knee surgery.  The most common problem of patients over 65 is knee osteoarthritis.  Over 700,000 people a year do total knee replacement surgery.  Why robotics?  Precision improved implant placement, reduction of complications, access to certain anatomic areas and decrease fluoroscopy  exposure.


Jazz From the Heart Prescott Sunup Rotary Foundation Fundraiser

Friday, February 11th, 2022  6PM - 9PM

Hassayampa Inn - Marina Room

Sunuupians, you are asked/tasked with buying a packet of tickets and getting them sold!  Promote this with anyone and everyone!
We really need club support to get this out into the community!

Download the Donation Form here: Jazz from the Heart - Donation Form

Ticket are for sale at our meetings. 
Cash Donations or items for silent auction are also needed. Please collect donations from the community. We are making progress but need more large donations. Please focus on Sponsorships at the levels of $5k, $2,500, $1k & $500.00.  

Contact Donna Jacobs or Jane Anne Shimizu for more details.

Thank you for participating with donations and spreading the word! 

Camp Wamatochick Service Project Saturday 1/22/22 

Written by Art Harrington 
The winterizing of Cabin 12 at Camp Wamatochick so it can be used year-around is underway.
Join Prescott Sunup Rotary workday on Saturday, January 22nd assembling new steel bunks and painting. 
If you'd like to work with us on this project, please email Art Harrington at (

Meeting Notes

Written by Jane Anne Shimizu
President Richard Hernandez called the meeting to order at 7am.  Donna Jacobs led us in prayer. Val Ripley led the Pledge of Allegiance.  John Berry led the Four Way Test. 
Art Harrington announced Jan 22nd at 9 am everyone will gather at the Camp to finish the cabin we refurbished.  Donuts and coffee will be served.
Jane Anne Shimizu and Dan Beyer were Sargent.  Happy bucks went wild.
President's Message
Richard Hernandez
member photo
Fellow Sunupians,
How cool was Wednesday's meeting?
I thought the presentation by John Amos and the doctors from YRMC was outstanding.
It's nice to know we have such local talent and financial investment in our community. 
And the icing on the cake was having Val join us. It was great to see you Val. 
Don't forget to do your part helping promote "Jazz from the Heart" to success. 
See you Wednesday. Hope you have a great week!
January 16, 2022
Jan 26, 2022
Our Polio Eradication End Game in Pakistan and Afghanistan
Feb 02, 2022
Yavapi County School Superintendent
Feb 09, 2022
Prescott High School Interact Club Update
Feb 16, 2022
Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority update and tour
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Meeting Assignments
January 2022
Ortiz y Davis, Cisco
Sample, Steven
Setup / Take Down
Jacobs, Raymond
January 26, 2022
Thought for the Day
Barstad, Greg
Sgt.-at-Arms 1
Shimizu, Jane Anne
Fohrman, Jerry
Walker, Clent
Upcoming Events
Membership Committee Meeting
Founding Fathers
Feb 02, 2022 5:00 PM
Program Committee Meeting
Waffles & More
Feb 07, 2022 7:00 AM
Jazz From The Heart Fundraiser
Hassayampa Marina Room
Feb 11, 2022 6:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
Hassayampa Yavapai Room
Feb 17, 2022 4:00 PM
Membership Committee Meeting
Founding Fathers
Mar 02, 2022 5:00 PM
Program Committee Meeting
Waffles & More
Mar 07, 2022 7:00 AM
Board of Directors Meeting
Hassayampa Yavapai Room
Mar 17, 2022 4:00 PM
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President BOD
President Elect BOD
President Nominee
Past President BOD
Secretary BOD
Treasurer BOD
Club Service BOD Director
Community Service BOD Director
International Service BOD Director
Youth Service BOD Director
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 Help Spread Sunshine:  If you currently know any Rotary members who are going through challenging times or if you'd like to volunteer to make calls and send cards to members and their families during sickness, hospitalization or loss, contact Donna Jacobs, Club Service Director to learn more: