Club News

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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Spread the Word: It’s Grant Season!!

The Community Allocations Committee is seeking grant applications from local non-profit organizations with a mission or project focused on Helping Kids Succeed. Please spread the word to the leadership at organizations that share our focus by letting them know about the Grants page located on the “How We Help” menu of our www.a2rotary.org website. Deadline […]

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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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Meet Naren Bhatia

Naren Bhatia was a familiar face before he rejoined the Club this Fall as he is the husband of Past President Nishta. You will find him one of the most interesting people you will ever meet, not only because of his life story but because he is a riveting story teller. Naren was born in […]

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THE PARALLELS BETWEEN HISTORIES OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL AND ROTARY CLUB OF ANN ARBOR

A bit of history from the desk of Past President John Ackenhusen; FOUNDING Rotary International was founded by a lawyer, Paul Harris, in 1905, as he gathered Chicago coal dealer Silvester Schiele, mining engineer Gustavus Loehr, and tailor Hiram Shorey, all gathering in Mr. Harris’ law office.  To the second meeting came the fifth Rotarian, […]

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