VITA returns $1M to local taxpayers

This year was a big year for VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the United Way of Washtenaw County. This tax season, VITA completed 528 tax returns, 14% more than the prior year. These returns yielded refunds totaling $967,000 and helped taxpayers avoid  $130,000 of tax preparation fees. Eighty one volunteers, including 6 […]

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Administrator’s Notes by John White

Weekly Meeting Statistics Attendance at our fifth meeting at Weber’s included 91 members of our club plus three visiting Rotarians from the Detroit Club (Trey Greene, Colleen Dolan-Greene and Bruno Wilson) and four guests. Eleven members of the Peace Committee and three members of the Internal Financial Procedures Committee met after lunch. Monthly Membership Report […]

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Dues Due Soon: Wednesday, June 13

At its meeting on May 15, the board discussed the 2018-2019 Operating Budget and decided on a $30 increase in all categories of dues. Thus, most members will owe $380. Those over 70 will pay $350, members under 40 will pay $230 and Active Emeritus members will pay $190. Inactive Emeritus and Honorary members are […]

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Shelly MacMillian asks: Who Wants To Be a Star!!

Good afternoon Club members! Priscilla Johnson, Life Enrichment Coordinator for Independent Living at Glacier Hills, has put together a one-evening-only offering of play reading and discussion led by John Neville-Andrews (U of M).  I asked if there might be room for Rotarian thespians or thespian-wannabes at this event.  She replied, “Absolutely!” So, this is your […]

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Attendance Takers Sought!

Starting in July, we are going to change the way in which we take attendance at our weekly meetings. We will have a small group of dedicated Rotarians to handle attendance every week. We are seeking 8 people who would be willing to take attendance once every two months, and perhaps a little more, for one […]

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