Monthly Archives: July 2018

Harpoon Notes for July 11, 2018

For the first time, President Greg Stejskal struck the Rotary bell. Ninety Rotarians and their guests stood to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner,” after which Club Administrator John White came to the podium. “It is my honor to deliver the inspiration on this momentous day in the Rotary calendar for our club,” John began. “It’s a […]

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Rotary marches in the Fourth of July Parade

A great civic organization (the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor) marched in a great civic event (the JayCee’s Fourth of July Parade) on Wednesday, and the results were fantastic! Our marchers include Greg and Patricia Stejskal, Ashish and Norma Sarkar, Mary Avrokatos, Ed Wier, Ed Hoffman, Roger Fraser, Agnes and Jim Reading, Art Williams, Art […]

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Harpoon Notes for June 27, 2018

Joan Knoertzer played a wonderful piano prelude, then led the assembly in singing “God Bless America”. President John, presiding over his final RCAA meeting (has the year gone by that fast?), escorted Joanie to the podium. One can always depend on a musician to do triple-duty at a Rotary meeting, and Joanie was no exception, […]

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New President Greg Stejskal Returns From Toronto!

Newly elected President of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor, Greg Stejskal, just returned from a very inspirational Rotary International Convention in Toronto. He states he has become a re-inspired Rotarian- ready to tackle the new year!!   Greg writes: Having just attended the RI Convention in Toronto, I know that human trafficking which often involves […]

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Public Image Has A New Image!

PUBLIC IMAGE Sign on Interstate 94, Ann Arbor, MI, publicizing our Rotary club (L); transition from established website (top) to new website (bottom) (R). The Public Image effort responds to the Rotary International priority of “Enhance Rotary’s Public Image and Awareness,” one of three major goals set by RI President (2017-18) Ian Riseley. Public Image […]

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A Talk with Dawn Johnson on the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Associate Director/Chief Administrator of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, and Rotary Club of Ann Arbor Member, Dawn Johnson, shares news on the Kelsey Museum- The walk to my office takes me through cases of artifacts holding stories of the past from ancient Greece, Rome, dynastic and Roman Egypt, and the […]

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