Be The Inspiration- Lauren Heinonen Shares Her Story

This year’s theme is Be The Inspiration, as highlighted by Rotary International President Barry Rassin, and championed by our District Governor, Jane McManus. New Rotary member, Lauren Heinonen, certainly embodies inspiration. Here is her story: I graduated from the University of Michigan in the Spring of 2017 with a degree in Biological Anthropology and immediately […]

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A Talk with Dawn Johnson on the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Associate Director/Chief Administrator of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, and Rotary Club of Ann Arbor Member, Dawn Johnson, shares news on the Kelsey Museum- The walk to my office takes me through cases of artifacts holding stories of the past from ancient Greece, Rome, dynastic and Roman Egypt, and the […]

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New Member Profile: Toni Gupta

Toni is a familiar face, not only as the mother of a Junior Rotarian but also because she has been one of the mainstays of the Junior Rotarian program all year. This is only one of Toni’s volunteer activities in support of her three daughters. She is also a leading Dance Mom for daughter Madeleine’s […]

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New member profile: Carolina Typaldos

Having seven year old twins has given Carolina Typaldos a “don’t worry, be happy” attitude as she sees two individuals with nearly identical inputs develop along different paths to become their own persons.   They have made her more relaxed and flexible, which was an important attribute in her former job as the Infusion Center […]

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New member profile: Lori Athey

A quick smile and an easy laugh – Lori Athley is definitely a person who is all about fun. Throughout her serious 25 year career at UM where she is currently Business Administrator Lead, Biostatistics Department in the School of Public Health at Michigan, she has mentored dozens of young women. In addition to raising […]

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New Member Profile: Dan Lewan

In kindergarten, Dan Lewan was a picky eater, yet his teacher told him he was destined to travel the world eating strange foods. In college, he began to feel she might be right. Freshman year, he seized an opportunity to do humanitarian work gutting houses in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He liked it so […]

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