Member News

Kiwanis Center Temporarily CLOSED

See below an email sent out by the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor on March 23rd, 2020.     Kiwanis Members, Volunteers, Staff and Friends of Kiwanis: The following message from Tanya Salamin was just received a few minutes ago regarding the Kiwanis Center. Our Kiwanis Trucks are parked to block the entrance to the parking […]

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VITA Update

Bob Mull informed us that all VITA tax services at the United Way have been suspended as the building is closed until April 6th. Rotary volunteers will continue to complete all the tax returns that are in our system.   They hope to resume services, but they have no definitive plans for how to do this […]

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Info on “Thank You Healthcare Workers”

On this past Wednesday’s Zoom meeting, we discussed ways that we can help the community during the novel coronavirus pandemic. It was mentioned that some members wanted to put out the “Thank You Healthcare Workers” signs that have been popping up around town. Here is some additional information (posted on NextDoor) from Susan Schmidt, who […]

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Tired of Watching Cat Videos?

How about subscribing to one or more of Rotary newsletters? Did you know that Rotary has a wide range of periodicals that are delivered directly to your inbox? The topics span a wide range of endeavors and interests throughout the Rotary universe. There is bound to be at least one subject of interest to you. […]

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Michigan Medicine Seeks Desperately Needed Supplies

Michigan Medicine Seeks Desperately Needed Supplies     Rotary Club of Ann Arbor member Mike Rein, Director of Community Relations for the University of Michigan asks membership to lend a hand during the COVID-19 crisis.   “I would like to ask the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor members for their assistance in helping Michigan Medicine […]

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Very Important Fisher House News

Fisher House Michigan    VA Fisher House Ann Arbor has closed temporarily and has re-purposed the house to accommodate critical hospital staff during the current Coronavirus crisis. Fisher House Foundation fully supports this decision. We expect the Fisher House at VA Ann Arbor will open in the coming weeks, and it may be used for this purpose […]

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Going “Live” on March 26

Like the Penny Stamps School of Art & Design, which has long videotaped speakers presented by the Penny Stamps Series and posted them on line approximately three weeks after the live presentation at the Michigan Theatre, the University of Michigan Lifelong Learning Institute makes videotapes of its lectures. They were available for viewing on its website […]

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Going to the Movies While Sheltering-In-Place

Going to the movies is a great way to relax and be entertained at any time; it’s even a better idea in this time of coronavirus, but with physical cinemas all closed for the time being, streaming is our only option. Locating a streaming service or “pay per view” service that carries the flic you […]

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Two Ways to Stay in Touch with Other Rotarians and Rotary International

These days can be isolating for many of us. Our club’s leadership is working on sharing meetings and information using Zoom but ClubRunner and My Rotary are two resources available to you, right now and personally. ClubRunner is our cloud-based membership management software. Its directory functions on your computer, tablet or smartphone will facilitate your connections with […]

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Courtney McClellan & “Witness Lab”

Courtney McClellan, our now cancelled speaker for May 6, was to tell us about her installation “Witness Lab” at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. This courtroom setting was envisioned by her as a lens through which to examine what it means in today’s society to bear witness to the truth. On Thursday, January […]

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