Taking Action for Peace Conference Postponed

From the earliest days of planning, organizers envisioned Taking Action For Peace as a time to come together, to learn and work for peace person-to-person, face-to-face. The workshops, speakers and panels have all been designed with this interaction in mind. This week we have had to face the reality of Covid’s continuing impact.  Confirmed case […]

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Rotary Club of Ann Arbor August 10, 2022 meeting minutes

Laughter, camaraderie and lively conversations buzzed in the Anderson Room, while Zoomers (displayed on the big screen in the Anderson Room) had their own lively discussions before the Aug. 11 Club Meeting. President Mark Ouimet rang the bell, and our dapper, bow-tied Rotary Orchestra – Tom Strode – accompanied the club in our National Anthem. […]

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August 3, 2022 Meeting Notes

The August 3, 2022 meeting opened on Zoom and in person. At 12:29, Emily Olson started the meeting by ringing the bell. President Ouimet participated via Zoom.  Thomas Strode led us in “God Bless America”.  Inspiration was provided by Cyril White who shared a Chinese story that reflected how to treat people we meet along […]

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Taking Action for Peace Conference PRE-EVENT! International Arts and Peace Festival on Saturday, August 6 at 2:00pm at the Taylor Conservatory

The Taking Action for Peace Conference Planning Committee invites you to join us for a PRE-CONFERENCE event: The International Arts and Peace Festival on Saturday, August 6 at 2:00pm at the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens located in Heritage Park, 22314 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI 48180. The Festival is a one-day community event dedicated to […]

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July 26, 2022 Meeting Notes

As the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s past Presidents Maurita Holland and Jim Irwin would say, “It’s a GREAT day to be a Rotarian.” Today’s meeting was chock-a-block full of good friends, conversation, learning, and camaraderie. Past President Greg Stejskal rang the bell to begin our meeting, which signaled Tom Strode, our bow-tied pianist extraordinaire, […]

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Rotary Club of Ann Arbor at Art Fair

Thanks to John Sepp for organizing a last-minute addition to the non-profit block of Art Fair exhibits.  RCAA’s table offered brochures and an opportunity to join our newsletter mailing list to learn more about our Club.  Thanks also to volunteers Lauren Heinonen, Carolyn Hiatt, Don Deatrick, Marlena Studer, Emily Olson, Greg Campeau, Patty Katcher, Michael […]

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Art Fair as a Worker!!

“The Membership Committee is considering renting a booth at the Art Fair this coming Thursday through Saturday July 21-23. If we can get enough Rotarians to staff the booth, we can hopefully proceed. This involves just saying hello to passers by, and talking to people who seem interested in our club. Also you may take […]

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