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Meeting Notes, July 29, 2020

The meeting bell rang promptly for the July 29, 2020 Zoom meeting. Tom Strode immediately took it away with America the Beautiful. Bob Buchannan’s Inspiration continued the theme, sharing beautiful pictures of Lake Michigan at all times of day, musing on how its beauty and timelessness inspires him. Don Duquette’s video of a Hamilton parody […]

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Goodbye and Thanks to Rosemarie, June 24, 2020

There was much banter and some fresh faces in the June 24 meeting. We were happy to welcome back Doug Freeth from sweltering Arizona. John Ackenhusen joined us from Washington State.  Yolanda Whiten joined in the gaiety, remarking that Doug looks just the same was when she first met and worked with him. Joe Fitzsimmons […]

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Lots of news at the June 3 Meeting

Chatter before the June 3 meeting was spirited and diverse. Your reporter logged in in time to hear President Rosemarie announce that Fisher House opened to its first families on June 1.  WDIV in Detroit aired a clip about the house, which you can see here: www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2020/06/02/ann-arbor-fisher-house-opens-to-support-veterans-families/. Joe Fitzsimmons updated us on the situation in […]

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Musical Notes for the May 20, 2020 Meeting

Zoom participants’ backgrounds for the May 20 meeting were enlightening. Greg Stejskal was framed by the Lincoln Memorial, and Downs Herold broadcast before a Rotary wheel background. Our Inspirational speaker, Karen Driggs, Zoomed in from her mother’s floor to ceiling library.Bob and Jeannine Buchanan’s back ground was the freighter Arthur M. Anderson, which was following […]

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Zoom Meeting # 3, April 8, 2020

Lauren Heinonen welcomed us to another Zoom meeting. The topic of this meeting was a Focus on Youth, featuring our Interactors and Rotaractors. Lauren gave a brief tutorial about how and when to mute and unmute Zoom, putting an end to the several conversations that had been enjoyed since 12:00 noon. She then “rang” our […]

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Christmas Concert, December 11, 2019

The meeting room was packed with Rotarians and guests for the annual Christmas Concert. After our singing of The Star Spangled Banner, Amy Goodman, sporting a sequined Christmas cap, told us the history of letters to Santa and read several.  These letters are usually the first missive of children and remind us that children are […]

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