Member News

Harpoon Notes for September 19, 2018

Joan Knoertzer called us to order on Wednesday, September 19 with ‘That’s All I Want from You” and was rewarded with a round of applause. Jim Irwin’s opening remarks, noting the importance of Inspiration and Attitude and their reflection in Rotary, is reprinted below. Read from the top down, then bottom up – it was […]

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Rotary Annual Report Hard Copies Available

At the noon meeting of Wednesday, September 19, the printed Annual Report of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor was provided at the tables.  This report describes last year’s club activities, while John Ackenhusen was president.  The 32-page report describes our activities and accomplishment in several sections: • The Year In Review • The Year […]

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From the Desk of John White- September 26, 2018

Weekly Meeting Statistics: A total of 106 members were informed by Heather Thompson’s presentation on the Attica Prison Riot of 1971. We had one Visiting Rotarian (Wei Yang “Willie” Li of San Juan PR) and one U-M Rotaractor (Cem “Jim” Sami). We also had five guests, including past club member John Rasmussen and Sara Taylor […]

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NOTICE: NOMINATIONS FOR 2018-2019 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Our bylaws provide that the Past President form a nominating committee to propose candidates as officers and directors for the next Rotary year, which the membership will vote upon atthe club assembly on the first Wednesday in December.  The bylaw further provides that notice will be given of these candidates at least 30 days prior […]

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Tiny Homes Get Toured

Cass Community Social Services, the organization spearheading the Detroit Tiny Homes Project that we have been involved with, hosted an open house with tours of the six newest tiny homes over Labor Day weekend. More than 500 people attended, including a handful of our own members. The homes have come a long way from the […]

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Rotarian in the News: Libby Hines Recognized

Fellow Rotarian Libby Hines, Washtenaw County 15th District Judge, has been named as recipient of the 2018 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence, one of the highest judicial honors in the country. It will be presented on Nov. 15 by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. during a ceremony at the […]

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