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From the Desk of Lori Walters

CRACK Team now Forming: Like STRIVE, CRACK is an acronym. It stands for “ClubRunner Action Consortium for Knowledge.” ClubRunner (CR), our new cloud-based membership management software has been populated but now needs an elite team to apply the final touches and determine how best to roll it out to all the members in the Club. […]

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Fresh from Sierra Leone- Wednesday, February 20th! A Most Successful Project- Mary Avrakotas

Mary Avrakotas of IHPC will discuss a very successful Global Grant in Sierra Leone supported by RCAA and several other clubs at our lunch meeting on Wednesday, February 20th!  The project provided assistance with a project requested by local leaders in Sierra Leone to plant orchards which will supply income and support education.  The project […]

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Member recommendation deadline – Friday, February 8

The deadline for recommending member for this spring’s class is this Friday, February 8. To recommend a new member, you must fill out the membership recommendation form at http://www.a2rotary.org/current-members/forms-downloads/recommend-new-member/. The Membership Committee will be reviewing the recommendations at its February 13 meeting and passing them on to the board for final approval at the board’s February […]

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From the Desk of Lori Walters, our Executive Director

Polar Vortex? What Polar Vortex? Clearly the new Executive Director has a thing or two to learn about the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor Membership! While teetering on the edge of meeting cancellation Tuesday, above mentioned Executive Director thought, “we’ll be lucky if 25 folks show up.” Well, boy was she wrong! Despite wind-chills of […]

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Rotarian Grant Peterson Honored as Jaycee Board Member of the Year

Grant Peterson, Assistant Head Coach of the University of Michigan Cheerleaders, and Mortgage Banker, was honored recently as The Jaycee Board Member of the Year. The Award was given by the Chapter’s President at their year end banquet for exceptional efforts. The Jaycees are a leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages […]

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The Peace Piece: Did You Know?

The RCAA Peace Committee mission is to work locally and globally for peace, social justice, and the non-violent resolution of conflict.  To accomplish this, our 2018-19 Action Plan is divided into efforts relating to: Ø  Our Club Ø  Our Community Ø  Our Region (A “Tri-Rotary” Peace Initiative with Windsor, Detroit, and Ann Arbor area Clubs) […]

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From the Desk of Lori Walters- Our Executive Director

Transition The month of December was one of continued education for taking over the roles of administrator and controller. Through meetings with key personnel in leadership, John White and Dave Keosaian, most responsibilities for the role of Executive Director have been touched upon. The shift in tasks is mostly complete and there is no concern […]

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