Porgy & Bess

Our speaker on February 12, Mark Clague, Editor-in-Chief of the Gershwin Initiative at the School of Music Theatre & Dance, will tell us about the current staging of Porgy & Bess at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. That staging utilizes the new critical edition of the score that was given a “test reading” […]

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Sad News

Bob Kerry passed peacefully at home under hospice care surrounded by family this morning, January 19, 2020.  Bob joined the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor on January 1, 1971.  He was President of the Club in 1975-76 and credited as being the founder of Junior Rotarians. He was a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and a […]

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Rotarians @ Glacier Hills Hear About Underground Railroad & AACHM

Over 30 people gathered in the Hansen Room to hear Deborah Meadows, Docent at the African American Cultural and Historical Museum present “History of the African American Community in Ann Arbor and the Underground Railroad.” Deborah shared a historical perspective about the role of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti in the Underground Railroad to Canada. Our […]

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January 15th, 2020 Meeting Notes

Both Canadian and American National Anthems were sung. Bob Buchanan gave inspiration, speaking on how life and the world are gifts to us and we must reach out and be grateful, joyous, and truly ourselves. Birthdays were announced. Club meeting volunteers announced. Downs Herold led singing. The key in Rotary symbol was emphasized in song. […]

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Summary of the January 15 Board Meeting

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held on Wednesday, January 15 at the United Way Building. Club membership on December 31 was 282 Active members, plus six Honorary members and six Inactive Emeriti. Attendance for the month’s three meetings was 34%. Average attendance at each meeting was 97 members plus nine others. Resignations from Reed […]

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All In the Details!

As we draw closer to the big move back to the Union, there are so many things to do!  We have a crew ready and waiting to “strike the set” of our Weber’s home and dash across town to get us set up for our first meeting at the Union on February 5. We also […]

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