From the Desk of Lori Walters, our Executive Director

Polar Vortex? What Polar Vortex? Clearly the new Executive Director has a thing or two to learn about the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor Membership! While teetering on the edge of meeting cancellation Tuesday, above mentioned Executive Director thought, “we’ll be lucky if 25 folks show up.” Well, boy was she wrong! Despite wind-chills of […]

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Harpoon Notes for January 23, 2019

It was 12:30 p.m. when all hell broke loose. President Greg stormed the podium like it was the front door of the Stonehouse Bar, cuffing the Rotary Bell a good one along the way. His eyes beamed, immutable obelisks of justice, as he scanned the room hungrily for a hint of Capone or any of […]

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Board Meeting Notes from the December 19, 2018 Meeting Copy

Summary of the Board of Director’s Meeting December 19, 2018 The Board of Directors’ Meeting was held Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the United Way Building. The Club’s membership on November 30 was 293 Active members plus six Honorary members and nine Inactive Emeriti. Inactive Emeritus member Reno Maccardini passed away on November 7. Attendance […]

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Harpoon Notes for January 16, 2019

Past President John Ackenhusen’s resplendent piano prelude morphed dramatically into an impassioned “Star-Spangled Banner.” Frankly, the man can play anything. How much brighter, one might ask, would Dickens’ Atlantic crossing on the Britannia have been — let alone his subsequent appraisal of our young republic in his American Notes of 1842 — had he and […]

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Rotarian Grant Peterson Honored as Jaycee Board Member of the Year

Grant Peterson, Assistant Head Coach of the University of Michigan Cheerleaders, and Mortgage Banker, was honored recently as The Jaycee Board Member of the Year. The Award was given by the Chapter’s President at their year end banquet for exceptional efforts. The Jaycees are a leadership training and civic organization for people between the ages […]

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Spread the Word: It’s Grant Season!!

The Community Allocations Committee is seeking grant applications from local non-profit organizations with a mission or project focused on Helping Kids Succeed. Please spread the word to the leadership at organizations that share our focus by letting them know about the Grants page located on the “How We Help” menu of our www.a2rotary.org website. Deadline […]

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