Rotary’s New Collaboration with Toastmasters

From RI’s Membership Minute newsletter for February 2020: “Rotary is proud to be working with Toastmasters International, a leading international educational organization that helps its members become more effective speakers, communicators, and leaders. This new collaboration is designed to enhance your membership experience, as well as help you expand your network, develop your leadership and […]

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Summary of the February 19 Board Meeting

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held on Wednesday, February 19 at the United Way Building. Club membership on January 31 was 280 Active members, plus six Honorary members and six Inactive Emeriti. Attendance for the month’s four meetings was 36%. Average attendance at each meeting was 102 members plus 12 others. Our Engagement Ratio […]

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Notes for February 19th luncheon

President Elect Joanne Pierson rang the bell at 12:25 and led the members in singing our opening Patriotic Song. Barbara Niess-May provided the Inspirational message in honor of Black History Month and our speaker for the day. She presented a quote from Claudette Colvin regarding “Justice.” Claudette Colvin is an activist who was a pioneer […]

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Touch-a-Truck is Back!

Rotary Club of Ann Arbor has partnered with Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor to sponsor Touch A Truck on the morning of Saturday, May 16 at Ypsilanti High School Parking Lot. RCAA and Kiwanis are in charge of organization and implementation, so WE NEED VOLUNTEERS NOW. Tasks include: Contacting businesses and agencies to bring trucks (we […]

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Notes for February 12th luncheon

Club President Rosemarie Rowney welcomed everyone back to our old home, the Michigan Union, and led the members in singing the national anthem. Beth Fitzsimmons provided the inspiration for the day.  She suggested with Valentine’s Day coming, it’s a good day to think about our test: Will it build goodwill and better friendships?  She encouraged […]

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Are We the Best?

The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor is the best service organization in Washtenaw County, hands down!  Current Magazine is currently taking nominations for the “Best of Washtenaw” issue which comes out in the Spring.  Please help nominate the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor so that we may win this award!  This is a terrific opportunity […]

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