Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes for October 2, 2019

The ring of the Rotary bell sounded just as sweet at Ann Arbor City Club as President Rosemarie led members and guests in a moving rendition of “God Bless America.” With a nod from Rosemarie, Immediate Past President Greg Stejskal came forward to deliver the inspiration. Greg described the history of the Michigan Union, thus […]

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Meeting Notes, September 25, 2019

President Rosemarie quieted the busy conversations at 12:25pm. We sang The Star Spangled Banner. Art Williams quoted some well known philosophers about the joy of giving of oneself. John Wooten, legendary basketball coach: “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” James Russell Lowell […]

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Meeting Notes, August 28, 2019

Practice President Joanne Pierson called her first meeting to order at 12:25pm on National Bow Tie Day (seriously). Accompanied by Tom Strode, our bow tie devotee, we sang The Star Spangled Banner. Dave Keosaisan read a very moving piece from Carl Sagan. Sagan had asked that Voyager 1 take one last picture of Planet Earth […]

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Meeting Notes August 14, 2019

President Rosemarie rang the opening bell promptly at 12:25. After we sang My Country ’tis of Thee, Agnes Reading quoted several pundits commenting on the census. Noting that people are the ‘glue’ that make the meetings run smoothly, she thanked the usual suspects. She then recognized Visiting Rotarians, guests, and birthdays. Past President Greg was […]

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Meeting Notes for July 24, 2019: Ann Arbor’s Dynamic Venture Capitalism

President Rosemarie struck the Rotary bell, and everyone stood to sing “My Country Tis of Thee” to Tom Strode’s stirring accompaniment. Inspiration: Our ever-ebullient Ken Fischer came to the podium and delivered a wonderful inspiration. “Our speaker today is a highly successful businessman and entrepreneur. Our inspiration today reflects the thoughts of another successful businessman […]

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