Michael Field

The Peace Piece

The Peace Piece will now appear regularly in the Harpoon, with news from our own RCAA Peace Committee. You may recall that after the successful 2017 Peace Conference, organizers wanted to keep the momentum going, and so formed this committee. The exercise Bev Siefert led us all in soon after the Peace Conference generated a […]

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From the Desk of John White, November 7, 2018

The Rotary Foundation again receives the highest rating from Charity Navigator: For the 11th consecutive year, The Rotary Foundation (TRF) has received the highest rating — four stars — from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the United States. TRF earned the recognition for demonstrating both strong financial health and commitment to accountability […]

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Report from the District 6380 Gala

District 6380 Gala Three Toasts and Bringing Home the Bacon. . . . It was great to be together with so many District 6380 Rotarians celebrating the good that we are doing in the world!   But first we stood and raised our glasses to the Queen, then to the President of the US and finally […]

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Board Meeting Notes for the October 17, 2018 Meeting

Summary of the Board of Director’s Meeting October 17, 2018 The Board of Director’s Meeting was held Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Weber’s Inn.  President Greg started the by introducing honored guests District Governor Jane McManus and her husband Mike McManus along with Assistant District Governor Anne Nauts. The Club’s membership on September 30 was […]

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Want to Head South to Avoid Ann Arbor Weather?

Actually, “South” in this context is only as far as Toledo. The headline was a teaser to get you to read further. John White is organizing a delegation to visit the Toledo Rotary Club for their regular luncheon meeting on Monday, November 19. The program that day includes speakers from the Ohio State Police. Based […]

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From the Desk of John White for October 24

Photos of Rotarians at Work (and Play): We know that visual images add a lot of information and interest to a Harpoon article or website post. Accompanying photos of good quality and relevance are always welcome by our hard-working and dedicated volunteers. Click here for a current article by Alyce Henson, RI staff photographer. She shares […]

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Purple Pinkie Day a Success!

Thanks to the committee’s great efforts, and the great response of our members and guests at lunch yesterday, We are happy to report the following results for our 2018 Purple Pinkie Project on behalf of World Polio Day. We collected $1,574.10 from 75 people (several of these donors were guests) and we have a pledge […]

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