Rotary Large Club Conference – Long Beach 2019

CALL TO ACTION: We are all Agents of Change Rotary Large Club Conference Long Beach 2019 The Long Beach Rotary Club gave a GIGANTIC welcome to the 117 participants representing 50 large Rotary clubs from across the nation.   Lori Walters, Executive Director, and Rosemarie Rowney, President Elect, represented Ann Arbor at the three day event […]

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Global Grant Scholar Madi Vorva: Update from Cambridge

The Peace Committee brings to you an update from our Global Grant Scholar, Madi Vorva. She is studying to receive her MPhil in Environmental Policy at Cambridge University and has been active among various Rotary clubs in the area.  — Greetings from Cambridge! I wanted to wish you all season’s greetings and share some of my fall […]

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Calling All Patriotic Parade Planning Participants

 Do you love Independence Day? Parades? Throwing candy at your fellow Ann Arborites? Christie Bacon Wants YOU! To join her in planning the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s 2019 Ann Arbor Jaycee’s Fourth of July Parade appearance. We had a great turnout in 2018 and want to make an even bigger impact this year! Volunteer […]

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Harpoon Notes for February 6, 2019

President Greg rang the Rotary bell. All stood to sing a spirited “Star-Spangled Banner,” taking their tempo cues from our dashing, bowler-hatted Immediate Past President, John Ackenhusen. As the Anthem’s final notes faded into the ballroom firmament, Norma Sarkar came forward to deliver the Inspiration. “My message today has to do with Positive Aging,” she […]

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From the Desk of Lori Walters

CRACK Team now Forming: Like STRIVE, CRACK is an acronym. It stands for “ClubRunner Action Consortium for Knowledge.” ClubRunner (CR), our new cloud-based membership management software has been populated but now needs an elite team to apply the final touches and determine how best to roll it out to all the members in the Club. […]

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Fresh from Sierra Leone- Wednesday, February 20th! A Most Successful Project- Mary Avrakotas

Mary Avrakotas of IHPC will discuss a very successful Global Grant in Sierra Leone supported by RCAA and several other clubs at our lunch meeting on Wednesday, February 20th!  The project provided assistance with a project requested by local leaders in Sierra Leone to plant orchards which will supply income and support education.  The project […]

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Member recommendation deadline – Friday, February 8

The deadline for recommending member for this spring’s class is this Friday, February 8. To recommend a new member, you must fill out the membership recommendation form at http://www.a2rotary.org/current-members/forms-downloads/recommend-new-member/. The Membership Committee will be reviewing the recommendations at its February 13 meeting and passing them on to the board for final approval at the board’s February […]

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