Michael Field

Taking Action for Peace Conference Postponed

From the earliest days of planning, organizers envisioned Taking Action For Peace as a time to come together, to learn and work for peace person-to-person, face-to-face. The workshops, speakers and panels have all been designed with this interaction in mind. This week we have had to face the reality of Covid’s continuing impact.  Confirmed case […]

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Rotary Club of Ann Arbor at Art Fair

Thanks to John Sepp for organizing a last-minute addition to the non-profit block of Art Fair exhibits.  RCAA’s table offered brochures and an opportunity to join our newsletter mailing list to learn more about our Club.  Thanks also to volunteers Lauren Heinonen, Carolyn Hiatt, Don Deatrick, Marlena Studer, Emily Olson, Greg Campeau, Patty Katcher, Michael […]

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Rotary to the Rescue

See an article below from Fred Beutler, who originally wrote and published the article in 2006 in the District 6380 Newsletter. It’s a nice reminder of Rotary’s impact around the world. On our way to a jungle camp on the Amazon river, Sue contracted conjunctivitis.  Since our camp was remote, even without electricity or running […]

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Rotarian Travel/Service Opportunity –

Join fellow Rotarians for the experience of a lifetime!  Check out Rotary Humanitarian Projects in Guatemala.  Our 2022 trip will focus on water, sanitation and solar power projects.             Dates July 30 – August 7             Purpose, Visit Rotary Water and Solar Projects (volunteer opportunities too!)             Host Club: Rotary E-Club of Lake Atitlan             […]

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Annual Membership Payments Are Due Now

The Membership Dues letter for the 2022-2023 Rotary year was sent to all active members by email on June 1, 2022. Dues information and payment instructions are available online. The original deadline for dues payment was June 15th, and the “final” deadline for payment is June 30th. If you have any questions please contact Emily Olson […]

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Rotaractor Informational Forum

On the evening of May 19, 2022, nine University of Michigan Rotaract leaders, members from 2004 (the charter year) to the present, joined District Governor-Nominee Collyer Smith, Fanfan Zheng, and Joanne Pierson to discuss their experiences in Rotaract. As part of his goals, DG-Nominee Collyer plans to work toward launching more Rotaract Clubs in District […]

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New Member Event at the Hands On Museum

Rotarians gathered at the Hands On Museum (aahom.org) on Earth Day to learn about a multitude of the engaging educational opportunities offered to local children to stimulate interest in our natural world.  Carol Knauss, Director of Operations, warmly welcomed our group and invited us to playfully experience the magic of Hands-on learning.  New members (Sue […]

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April 25 is World Malaria Day!

April 25 is World Malaria Day and Rotary International, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and World Vision are hard at work implementing Rotary’s first Program of Scale, Partners for a Malaria Free Zambia.  This $6 million grant is training over 2,500 community health workers to diagnose and treat active malaria cases in their home […]

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