Updates From Our Administrator John White – 8/8/18

Member Directory Update Thanks to all who submitted updates to their contact information. A new printed directory will be coming soon. We will be updating our photos during the fall as we make the switchover to DACdb (www.DACdb.com). As always, please remember that use of the contact information of Rotarians for any non-Rotary purpose, e.g., […]

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Volunteers Sought: Rotary Grant Project, August 24

Each summer, Rotary Club of Ann Arbor provides a grant of up to $5,000 to a local non-profit for a project that incorporates Rotary volunteers in its execution.  The program is selected from proposals submitted to the Community Allocations Committee.  Our grant is then submitted for a 50% match from Rotary District 6380. This year, […]

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Be The Inspiration- Lauren Heinonen Shares Her Story

This year’s theme is Be The Inspiration, as highlighted by Rotary International President Barry Rassin, and championed by our District Governor, Jane McManus. New Rotary member, Lauren Heinonen, certainly embodies inspiration. Here is her story: I graduated from the University of Michigan in the Spring of 2017 with a degree in Biological Anthropology and immediately […]

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Meeting Notes: From Girl Scout to the Jane Goodall Institute

After signing “God Bless America,”Wendy Correll invited us to consider the thoughts of Gopal Krishna Sarangi on sustainability. Sarangi calls sustainability “a complex, daunting puzzle…tantalizing but elusive.” This is certainly a lesson that we would learn later from our speaker. Next up was Shelley McMillan, who also inspired us, but this time with song, as […]

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Administrator’s Report for August 1, 2018

by Dave Williams Seventy Seven Ann Arbor Rotarians attended our first August meeting at Weber’s. We hosted seven guests, including our lively speaker and her father. Five visiting Rotarians joined us – ADG Anne Nauts, Dave Gilbert, Paul Schlisser and Lori Walters from Chelsea. and  Manish Mehta from Ann Arbor North. Sixteen members of the Golf […]

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Meeting Notes: President Greg sets his agenda

After President Greg rang the bell, we launched into a rousing rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner accompanied by Tom Strode. In his inspiration, Eldon Beery reflected on how fortunate he was to have been a minister and to be able to help so many people, even if it was just a little. Downs Herold then […]

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Administrator’s Report for July 25, 2018

What’s up with Renovation of the Union:Work is underway. You can keep up by visiting the “Re-Union” website on occasion. Click here. <link to: https://uunions.umich.edu/reunion>> Let the G&TO Fundraising Begin! Two lucky Rotarians shared the three soccer game tickets gifted to us. They were sold at face value which resulted in $441 “kicking off” the […]

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