Club News

Meeting Notes for May 15, 2019: STRIVE!

Joan Knoertzer began the proceedings with a wonderful prelude. From her keyboard came beautiful renditions of “Sweet Georgia Brown,” “You’re the Top,” and “I Get a Kick Out of You,” among others; all designed to extend a musical red carpet to our STRIVE students, their parents, and our speakers. Dave Keren, STRIVE Committee chair, gave […]

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An Auspicious Day! Strategic Planning can be fun!

On Monday, May 13, twenty members of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor invested their time and talent during an afternoon devoted to strategic planning last Monday.  Bev Seiford professionally guided the group through a series of interactive exercises designed to build a framework for the next two years.  President Elect Rosemarie invited the participants […]

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Harpoon Notes for May 8, 2019: Apotheosis of Jazz

President Greg struck the Rotary bell, and everyone rose to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” to Tom Strode’s delightful accompaniment. Along with the prelude, this would be just the opening salvo to a remarkable meeting filled with music. Inspiration: Jim Irwin, tanned, rested, but clearly still overheated by Florida’s sun, bounded to the podium. “Here are […]

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Bowling team triumphs

It wasn’t pretty, but on Thursday, May 2, your bowling team won the Ann Arbor Service Clubs League championship. Facing the tough Michigan Bowling 2 team, the squad, consisting of Dick Elwell, Sara Maddock, Norm Herbert, Chris Georgandellis, and Dan Romanchik, hung in there just long enough to take the title. (Collyer Smith and Spaulding […]

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Harpoon Notes for April 24, 2019: “Never a Bystander!”

Editors note: Due to size of articles- there is a limited amount of images that can be placed. For additional pictures of our very special event: The Robert S. Northrup Humanitarian Award- Holocaust Survivor Dr. Irene Butter— please click on:    https://photos.app.goo.gl/kYL7wzqdeZGZhWms8 Joan Knoertzer’s dulcet chords provided the perfect prelude to our meeting in Weber’s large […]

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