Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER 

October 19, 2016


Four Way Test:  Thank you Kevin Christman                     

Howard Richards led us in “America the Beautiful”

Invocation:  Thank you Jeff Wynder

Special Presentation:  World Polio Day Slide Show

Calendar Winners:  Calendar winners can be found at:  Link

Song of the Week:  Steve Cross and Howard Richards led us in Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moon Rising” and “Smile”

Visiting Rotarians:  John Van Etten, Terre Haute, IN; Lori Reichard, Gaylord, MI

Other Visitors:  Jennifer Waldvogel, Bridgett Waldvogel

Life Events:  Jack Edmonds was in the hospital and has subsequently passed away

Jane Millar presented a very special Paul Harris Fellow Award to Bridgett Waldvogel and Bob and Jennifer Waldvogel. Many memories were shared about Jack's unique sense of loyalty to his friends no matter their political persuasions.   


Pedaling for Polio/World Polio Day:  Ironman John Scholten, Kent Cartwright is one too, can’t leave the President out, let us know that Pedaling for Polio which included them completing the Iron Man in Louisville, Kentucky has raised over $2500. Also let us know that World Polio day is October 24th

Calendar Sales:  Melissa Thompson reminded us to sell those calendars and if you haven’t picked yours up yet to please do so and also reminded us to get our money in by January 11, 2017

Athena Award:  BJ Shawn let us know that nominations are being accepted for this year’s Athena Award       

Builders Association:  Doug Basel and Georgia Abbott, because we would rather hear from her, let us know that the Builders Association will be holding a “Builder Bash Cash Party” on November 5th to fund vocational scholarships

Last Thursday:  Steve Cross reminded all of us that First Thursday is “So Yesterday” but everyone wants to know “So what did you do LAST THURSDAY?” Therefore, our more lively members will be meeting on October 27th, 6:30ish at the Pour Public House, 422 E. Mitchell Street

Suits for Heroes:  Jeff Wynder let us know that they will be collecting Suits for Heroes at their office. This is a program to assist returning military in having the proper attire for job interviewing. The collection runs through November 30th


Doug Mantha, with the CS Lewis Festival that runs through next Month. There are great activities for all ages to participate in. Check out the schedule and take advantage of this great activity: Link

Next Week’s Program:  Scott Langton, Executive Director with Lyric Theater in Harbor Springs, which is run as a non-profit entity