How you can help!!

Many of our neighbors are struggling as the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold, and we know that Rotarians are wondering how they can help.  This page will list organizations, some for-profit, some non-profit, some public, that have some connection to Rotary and are in need.  This list makes no claim to be all-inclusive, and it is […]

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Global Polio Initiative Paused

When I first learned this week that the global polio eradication campaign was temporarily paused and that some activities including vaccination campaigns were on hold during the COVID-19 crisis, my heart sank and I heard myself say “Oh no!” The End Polio Now campaign is the signature global project for Rotary International as well as […]

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Summary of our April 1 (remote) Meeting

Our Club’s weekly meeting convened, via Zoom, with 77 members in attendance, at 12:30 p.m.  on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  This week’s Rotary Orchestra had technical difficulties, so the Pledge of Allegiance was substituted for our usual patriotic song.  There followed a series of announcements, summarized below: Amy Goodman, speaking on behalf of the non-profit […]

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Summary of the March 18, 2020 Board Meeting

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 18 via Zoom in observance of Governor Whitmer’s mandate that people do not gather in groups to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Twelve board members and one guest were in attendance. Club membership on February 29 was 280 Active members, plus six […]

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Expanding Our Knowledge During the Siege of Coronavirus

The Penny Stamps Lecture Series that the School of Art & Design puts on at the Michigan Theater every Thursday during term time videotapes all its presentations and posts them for viewing on the School’s website. They run between 60 and 90 minutes in length — Here’s the link for viewing them: https://stamps.umich.edu/stamps/past  — “Art” […]

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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” Signs

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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