Our Program Committee

PROGRAM COMMITTEE The Program Committee schedules a wide-variety of high-quality speakers reflecting both the interests of our members and the diversity of our community. Member surveys show that the lunch meeting is the single most important influencer of our members’ excitement about the club, and that the speaker is the single most important influencer of […]

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COMMITTEES OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF ANN ARBOR

Our Rotary club accomplishes its success through the work of its committees. We begin a series of articles for the Harpoon that describes the purpose, activities, and accomplishments of many of our club committees. In this way, we seek to publicize the vast, diverse accomplishments of our club. Each club committee reports to a club […]

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New club banners now available

John White (with the artistry help of National Awards) has designed a new club banner for use when visiting other clubs. The practice of trading these 7-in. by 9-in. flags has dropped off here in the U.S. in recent years, but still seems to be popular with international clubs. If you are planning to visit […]

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Meeting Notes for January 24, 2018

Notes by Agnes Reading The dulcet notes of Moon River put the crowd in the mood for the program. Norma Sarkar’s Inspiration continued the theme with an essay from a young woman who left Seattle to settle along a beautiful river in Arkansas. She wrote about how floating in the river washed away the stress […]

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Summary of the January 17, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held Wednesday, January 17, 2017 at the United Way Building. President John called the meeting to order and motions were made and approved to accept the Agenda and December Minutes. The Club’s membership on December was 306 Active Members plus six Honorary members and seven Inactive Emeriti. The Club’s average […]

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New vision statement in Rotary’s strategic plan

Rotary’s strategic plan provides the framework for our future, ensuring that we continue to be known as a respected, dynamic organization that advances communities worldwide. The strategic plan evolves with the aspirations of Rotarians. It is shaped by regular input from members through surveys, focus groups, committees, and meetings, so it can continue to help […]

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Meeting notes for January 17, 2018

Joanie Knoertzer graced Rotarians and guests alike with another beautiful piano prelude. Next came the ringing of the bell, with everybody standing to join President John in singing a fervent “God Bless America.” Rosemarie Rowney then came to the podium and delivered one of the best ever Inspirations. “My Inspiration, appropriately enough, is about children,” […]

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New member nominations needed by Feb. 7

To remain vital, a Rotary Club needs to continually recruit new members. Our club inducts new members twice a year—in March and October. The deadline for nominating new members to join us in March is fast approaching. New member nomination forms must be completed and submitted by Wednesday Feb 7th.   Now is the time […]

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