Meeting notes February 14, 2024

Today’s meeting began with the Ringing of the Bell and Tom Strode leading us in song to the National Anthem. The topic of our inspirational message today from Alexis Antracoli was about Spring and hope, beautifully illustrated by a poem of Emily Dickinson’s titled ‘Hope is the Thing with Feathers’. Shelley MacMillan led our musical […]

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Call for Nominations for the Robert S Northrup Award

On behalf of RCAA, the ARC-Peace Committee is seeking Nominations for the Robert S Northrup Humanitarian Award. Click here for a description of the Award and click here for the Nomination Form are attached. Please be thinking about an individual who has made a long-term sustainable contribution to humanitarian efforts in local, national or international […]

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LIBRARY SUSTAINABILITY SERIES

Last Wednesday of each month 6-7:30pm; Ann Arbor Downtown District Library. A2 Office of Sustainability and Innovation is bringing the Sustainability Series back for another season! Join in person or online on the last Wednesday of every month. You can register HERE for the virtual meetings, but registration is not required to attend. 1.Feb. 28 – […]

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A2 CLIMATE CHANGE TEACH-IN; SUNDAY MARCH 10

EAG Volunteer Opportunity. The Second Annual A2 Climate Teach-in is Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 1:30-5:15 p.m. at Genesis (2309 Packard St.). They need volunteers for the Sunday sessions. Sign up here https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/29843986046/false#/invitation Please attend. It’s a great event. Details regarding the Teach-in can be found on the website. [https://www.a2climateteachin.com/] Please join us.

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Rotary Fights Child Hunger 2024

Spring Food Drive runs from March 4 – March 15, 2024 Right now in Washtenaw County, more of our neighbors are facing food insecurity than at the height of the pandemic. This means that more individuals and families in our community are turning to their local food pantries and meal programs to fill the gaps. The […]

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Meeting Notes February 7, 2024

President Mark Foster rang the opening bell and Tom Strode played American the Beautiful. Greg Stejskal read several portions of Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, reminding us that as a nation we have had difficult and painful times before and that the bonds of friendship and brotherhood can strengthen ‘the better angels of our nature.’ […]

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Rotarian in the News!

Rotarian Yolanda Whiten is the CEO of the Ann Arbor Community Center, a century-old nonprofit. The Center was recently selected by the U-M Credit Union (UMCU) as its Charity of Choice for the 2023 holiday season. On February 5, Yolanda accepted a $5,000 check from their Shop Local Give Local campaign. Late in the year, […]

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Rebates Available for Reducing Home Energy Use

Want to reduce your home’s energy use? Opportunity knocks. Using the climate change millage funds, the city’s sustainability office will offer cash rebates to Ann Arbor residents for energy-efficiency and electrification improvements, including replacing gas appliances with electric models. You could get rebate $$ and technical advice for projects in your home. Contact Julie Roth […]

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EAG Activity for March – A2 Climate Change Teach-in

Raise your environmental awareness. Serve the community. Help address climate change. Promote Rotary service! Come to the Second Annual A2 Climate Teach-in on Sunday, March 10, 2024, from 1:30-5:15 p.m. at Genesis (2309 Packard St.). Details regarding the Teach-in can be found on the website. [https://www.a2climateteachin.com/] Besides attending, you can volunteer to help. Wear your […]

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