Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Michigan Innocence Clinic

In January, David Moran gave a well-received presentation to the Club about the Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School. He co-founded it with Bridget McCormick, now the Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, in 2009 to investigate and litigate prisoner claims of actual innocence that are not based on DNA evidence. […]

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Learn More about the End Polio Now Effort

After last Wednesday’s informative and moving presentation, you may want to learn more and keep up to date on Rotary’s efforts to eradicate polio. If so, the “End Polio Now” monthly newsletter is for you. The direct link is http://rotary.highroadsolution.com/ri_preference_center/Form.aspx but you might have to go through My Rotary to get there. Here’s how: 1. Open up […]

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Summary of October 23, 2019 Board Meeting

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Absolute Title Company. The Club’s membership on September 30 was 279 Active members, plus six Honorary members and six Inactive Emeriti. Attendance for the month’s three meetings was 35%. Average attendance at each meeting was 97 members plus 11 others. Our Engagement […]

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Technical Notes from our Photographer Fred Beutler

November 14, 2019 Perhaps the greatest weakness of JPG lies in its choice of “white balance.” Different sources of light have different color temperatures, as expressed by a Kelvin figure. Kelvin is like Centigrade, except that its zero is absolute zero rather than the melting temperature of ice. This color temperature ranges from that of […]

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Polio Plus in Washtenaw County

Reinstating Member Mike James has a long Rotary resume, highlighted with his successful introduction of Polio Plus in Washtenaw County. In mid-September 1984, the District 6380 Governor appointed him to serve as District 6380 Polio Plus Coordinator for Washtenaw County. With help from local Rotarians, club fund raising goals were set, posters and campaign materials […]

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Ann Lee Hussey Tours Ann Arbor

President Rosemarie Rowney toured Ann Lee Hussey, polio survivor and advocate, around Ann Arbor on Tuesday, October 22nd. She was very interested in our Universal Access Playground in Gallup Park because she wants her club to build one in Maine. They also visited Rackham Auditorium at the University of Michigan, where the initial announcement was […]

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RCAA Satellite busy making blankets for Cancer patients

At RCAA Satellite, our alternative way of being part of the club, we’ve started a new (and fun!) service project. It involves soft fleece with fun prints, scissors, tying knots, and plenty of camaraderie and laughter. Haven’t guessed what the project is yet? We’re making fleece blankets to donate to the University of Michigan Comprehensive […]

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