Meeting Notes

Notes from March 11 meeting

President Rosemarie Rowney rang the bell at 12:28 and led the members in singing our National Anthem. Marlena Studer provided the Inspirational message in honor of our new members. She spoke of living the pledge of service above self. Following the inspiration, Don Duquette led everyone with the uplifting songs “Happy Days are Here Again” […]

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Notes for February 19th luncheon

President Elect Joanne Pierson rang the bell at 12:25 and led the members in singing our opening Patriotic Song. Barbara Niess-May provided the Inspirational message in honor of Black History Month and our speaker for the day. She presented a quote from Claudette Colvin regarding “Justice.” Claudette Colvin is an activist who was a pioneer […]

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Notes for February 12th luncheon

Club President Rosemarie Rowney welcomed everyone back to our old home, the Michigan Union, and led the members in singing the national anthem. Beth Fitzsimmons provided the inspiration for the day.  She suggested with Valentine’s Day coming, it’s a good day to think about our test: Will it build goodwill and better friendships?  She encouraged […]

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Dave Williams Receives Distinguished Service Award

Our Sergeant-at-Arms, Dave Williams, was presented the Distinguished Service Award on January 29th, 2020. With decades of service to our Club and 15 years as Sergeant-at-Arms, Dave is most deserving of this award. Congratulations, Dave, on receiving this award and for your tremendous contributions to the life of our club for so many years and […]

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January 22, 2020 Meeting Notes

On a clear, cold, Wednesday, January 22nd, President Rosemarie rang the bell calling the Rotary meeting to order. After a stirring rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” Christina Ferris gave an inspiration evoking the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, his accomplishments and his legacy. Joanne Pierson, backed by the strong tenor voice of Steve Pierce […]

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Rotarians @ Glacier Hills Hear About Underground Railroad & AACHM

Over 30 people gathered in the Hansen Room to hear Deborah Meadows, Docent at the African American Cultural and Historical Museum present “History of the African American Community in Ann Arbor and the Underground Railroad.” Deborah shared a historical perspective about the role of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti in the Underground Railroad to Canada. Our […]

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