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Harpoon Notes for March 13, 2019

Past President John Ackenhusen’s piano was as beautiful as always. The Weber’s ballroom was crowded, with everybody enjoying lunch, though it seemed less animated than usual — probably the result of losing fellow member, Howard Cooper. President Greg said it best: “Since the first of the year, it’s been my sad duty to ring the […]

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Hosting German Youth-

The grand daughter of a Past President of the  Rotary Club of Ann Arbor (James Brinkerhoff- 1967-1968) is working on a project with Youth for Understanding (YFU), the organization that she went on exchange with at Pioneer High School. They’re doing a 2-week program in mid-April (13th-26th) that provides German youth from disadvantaged backgrounds an […]

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Rotary Fights Summer Hunger and Fund Drive is in the Media!

From Helen Starman, Chief Development Officer, Food Gathers: I thought you all might like to see the Rotary Fights Summer Hunger food and fund drive in the media! https://weloveannarbor.com/2019/03/07/rotary-club-campaign-to-fight-summer-hunger-is-underway/  https://www.clickondetroit.com/all-about-ann-arbor/local-rotary-clubs-join-forces-to-fight-hunger-in-ann-arbor-ypsilanti https://www.ecurrent.com/food/rotary-fights-summer-hunger-fund-and-food-drive/ Additionally, Current shared the blurb on their social media, and Food Gatherers publicized the drive on Facebook (garnering 1,750 impressions and 7 shares), as […]

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District Conference May 3 and 4: Crown Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront- Detroit Princess Riverboat

 The Rotary District 6380 Annual District Conference is your chance to come together with other district club members, friends and family to celebrate a successful year of good works that our 53 club district has achieved under the amazing Governorship of Jane McManus!!!! This year our Governor and her committee has decided to break out of the norm and […]

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Harpoon Notes for March 6, 2019

President-Elect Rosemarie Rowney struck the Rotary bell, concluding Allison Pollard’s beautiful piano prelude. “America the Beautiful,” which hadn’t been sung for a while, was given full-throated emphasis by an enthusiastic assembly. Amy Goodman came to the podium and shared a moving, and often funny, Inspiration. “For over three quarters of a century children have been […]

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ClubRunner Corner- Executive Director Lori Walters:

This is the first in a somewhat regular series of articles to provide you with information on ClubRunner, our club’s new membership management software. ClubRunner is cloud-based and provides each member with a personal password-protected account that can be used on both laptop/desktop computers and smartphone/tablet devices. The product offers a wide range of capabilities […]

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