Monthly Archives: April 2018

New committee working for peace

In an effort to continue the momentum created by World Peace Conference 2017 and extend its reach, a RCAA Peace Committee has been established. The board granted approval on April 18, 2018. Our mission is to work locally and globally for peace, social justice, and the non-violent resolution of conflict. As a follow-on to Peace […]

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New Member Profile: Dan Lewan

In kindergarten, Dan Lewan was a picky eater, yet his teacher told him he was destined to travel the world eating strange foods. In college, he began to feel she might be right. Freshman year, he seized an opportunity to do humanitarian work gutting houses in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He liked it so […]

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Community Allocations Committee helps kids succeed

The Community Allocations Committee solicits, reviews, and awards grants to local not-for- profit organizations that support the club’s goal of “Helping Kids Succeed.” Funding commitments are for a single year with a maximum amount of $5,000 per grant. Members of the committee are responsible for reading and ranking applications in preparation for an annual grant […]

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Board Meeting Notes for the April 18, 2018 Meeting

Summary of the Board of Director’s Meeting April 18, 2018 The Board of Director’s Meeting was held Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the United Way Building. President John called the meeting to order and motions were made and approved to accept the Agenda and February Minutes. The Club’s membership on March 31 was 315 Active Members […]

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Meeting Notes for April 18, 2018: A Plan for UMMA

Notes by Ed Hoffman; Photos by Fred Beutler Joanie Knoertzer provided a wonderful piano prelude to the luncheon meeting as President John hovered nearby, with truncated tie, swaying to the music. Suddenly he grasped the gavel and gave the bell a hearty whack. Your reporter made a special note of watching the bell-ringing this meeting: […]

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Announcing the Ann Arbor Rotary Club 2018 Annual Survey

Fellow Rotarians, Spring is Finally Here! Your Survey Committee is excited to announce the 2018 annual Ann Arbor Rotary Club Survey! Thanks to your feedback on our previous “Flash” surveys, your annual survey is shorter and will provide valuable feedback on our programs as well as assess the overall success of the Club over time. […]

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The Real Scott Westerman: 1925-2018

This post first appeared on ScottWesterman.Com and was written by Scott’s son, Scott…..Dan W. Scott Westerman, Jr., the man I’ve always called “The Real” Scott Westerman, passed away peacefully early in the morning of April 18, 2018, on what would have been my mother’s 93rd birthday. She would want me to remind you that she […]

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