John Barfield, 1927 – 2018

Revered Rotarian John Barfield passed away on January 3, just over a month short of his 91st birthday. Although he was a member of the Ypsilanti club, he was well known around our town and recently told his inspiring life story to us at our meeting at Glacier Hills on November 17. Viewing and services […]

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Notes from the Club Administrator, 12/31/2017

Monthly Membership Report to the District: After the departures of Loveleen Bajwa, Thomas Bradshaw, Yulanda Curtis, Joh Kang, Bruce Martin, Linh Song and Rob VanRenterghem, we finished the month of December with 306 Active Rotarians. Average attendance during the month was 36% for the three meetings. Not reported to the district but calculated for club […]

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Ride to End Polio Raises $11.7 million!

Ride to End polio raises $11.7 million The 2017 Ride to End Polio posted another successful year at El Tour de Tucson (AZ) in November. A team of staff members and Rotary General Secretary John Hewko joined about 120 cyclists from 18 U.S. states and Canadian provinces, Australia, Brazil, Germany, and France. Considering the match […]

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Rotary International Annual Report for 2016-2017

Rotary International Annual Report 2016-2017 RI has recently released its Annual Report for the 2016-2017 Rotary Year. You can click here [https://www.rotary.org/en/annual-report-2017] to see entire report but here are a few highlights: Rotary by the numbers: 35,656 Rotary clubs 883 new Rotary clubs 1,202,937 Rotarians worldwide 241,408 estimated Rotaractors (ages 18-30) 508,185 estimated Interactors (ages […]

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Year-End Review: What’s Your Rotary Score?

Year-end Review- What’s your Rotary Score?            A quick review of the on-line 2016-17 Annual Report (add the link) makes it very clear the Club had a Very Good Year! But as Board members have discovered while keeping the club leadership chart populated, there have been frequent examples of the old saw of “20% doing […]

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What’s Your Rotary Score?

​A quick review of the on-line 2016-17 Annual Report makes it very clear that our club had a very good year! But, as board members have discovered, while keeping the club leadership chart populated, 20% are doing the work, while the remaining 80% take it easy. I know we have more committees than some clubs […]

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Board approves new humanitarian service award

The Board of Director’s Meeting was held Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the United Way Building. The Club’s membership on November 30 was 313 Active Members plus six Honorary members and seven Inactive Emeriti. The Club’s average attendance in November was 41% for five meetings. The average attendance for the luncheons was 107 members plus […]

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NEW: Rotary Flash Surveys!

Fellow Rotarians, your Survey Committee is excited to announce a new survey format that is launching in January. Rather than one, more lengthy, annual survey in late spring, we are going to have a series of two question surveys (“Flash!” Surveys) through the months of January through March. We will continue to use Survey Monkey […]

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