Al Storey, 98 Years Young!

The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor wished Al Storey a heartfelt Happy Birthday today, just three days shy of his 98th. Never hesitant to break out in song, the club delivered a rousing “Happy Birthday” in ovation and happily shared in his delicious birthday cake. Al has been a member of the Rotary Club of […]

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Harpoon Notes for June 5, 2019: Pushing Back Against Global Warming

After Tom Strode’s marvelous prelude and accompaniment to the national anthem, which everyone sang with that 1970s equivalent of enthusiastic approbation — gusto — Barbara Niess-May came forward to share the day’s inspiration. “I’ve been thinking lately of a vision of hope,” she began. “I’d like to read a poem by Anne Lamott; author of […]

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Report from the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany

The following photos and notes were provided by our President Elect Rosemarie Rowney, who is currently at the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany with several other RCAA members. — Greetings from the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany! There are 27,000 Rotarians here from all over the world who care about their communities and the […]

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Memorial Day Meeting, May 29, 2019

Dues are Due!  PayPal has been compromised to don’t use the website to pay until further notice. Ryan Petersen opened our Memorial Day meeting with a moving tribute to the U.S Army Old Guard, which attends the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Slides showed these dedicated young men performing the Memorial […]

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Dues Time

It is dues time Rotarians. Please refer to the email sent on May 22 to help determine the amount of dues owed. You can also click here to view the 2019-2020 Dues Letter. It is important to note that we are unable to process dues through the website at this time. If you did make a […]

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Great Success for Former STRIVE Student

One of our former STRIVE students and scholarship recipients, Joi, has some wonderful news to share with us. She recently graduated from Washtenaw Community College with a degree in Culinary Arts. She has been accepted to Eastern Michigan University and will be transferring in the fall. You may recall that Joi was also our keynote […]

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Dr. Adam Marks’s slides available to download

Many Rotarians were spellbound by Dr. Adam Marks’s April 17, 2019 presentation on end of life in America.  Among other things, Dr. Marks talked out the importance of having conversations with family and close friends, a Patient Advocate, and a Living Will. There are many issues to discuss – medical treatments, financial considerations, who needs […]

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