Club News

Notes from September 23 meeting

Forty-nine Rotarians gathered on the Zoom call shortly after noon to check in and socialize. At 12:27, Laurie Heinonen provided the “Zoom Etiquette” for  members. At 12:28, President Joanne Pierson rang the bell to start the official meeting, she then introduced Tom Strode on the piano “Star Spangled Banner.” Elaine Didier provided the Inspirational message […]

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Notes from September 16, 2020 Meeting

Social time included discussions around Michigan football and the need for the band to perform at half-time, with or without an audience! At 12:28 p.m., Lori Walters shared guidelines for Zoom etiquette and encouraged everyone to put questions for our speaker today on chat. President Joanne Pierson range the bell to start the meeting at […]

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Rotarians in the News: RCAA Members Featured in the Ann Arbor Observer

The September 2020 edition of the Ann Arbor Observer is filled with Rotarians! Member Larry Eiler authored a well-written and timely piece titled “Life After Prison.” Read it here. Member Mary Jean Raab was featured in an article about the city of Ann Arbor’s acquisition of Lurie Terrace, the affordable senior living high-rise on W. […]

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An Opportunity for Rotarians from Rotary International

See below an email communication from Rotary International that may be of interest to you: . MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT   – – Dear club and district leaders, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds. And we’re committed to reflecting the communities we serve by being inclusive of all cultures, experiences, and […]

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2020 Golf & Tennis Outing Online Auction

Funding for our community contributions is derived from member assessments and our annual Golf and Tennis Outing. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we are unable to host this wildly popular event this year. However, is the spirit of the outing, we will be holding an online auction to help support our annual fundraiser. The auction will […]

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Harvey Paul Grotrian 1938 – 2020

Grotrian, Harvey Paul 8/18/1938 – 9/7/2020 Harvey passed away at the age of 82 on Monday, September 7, 2020 and was born on August 18, 1938 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Clara and Lloyd. He married Paulette on January 28, 1968 in Valparaiso, Indiana, and his beloved son, Jonathan, was born on June 19, 1980. […]

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Myth versus Reality – What is Rotary?

Myth: Rotary is a secret private luncheon club for old white men Reality (word by word): Secret – Rotary is a service organization of 1.2 million persons in 35,000 clubs around the world. It is not clandestine but Rotarians are generally humble in going about the good work they perform in their community and internationally. […]

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