Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

February 8, 2017


President Kent Cartwright led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Four Way Test:  Thank you Kassia Perpich    

Invocation:  Thank you Neal Bidwell

Calendar Winners:  For Calendar Winners, please click on the following: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Winter time; no Visiting Rotarians

Other Visitors:  Amy and Mary Elizabeth Cross, Jamie Platte, Dori Firstenburg , Cinda Coleman, Deanna Klosinski, PhD and Jorie Snedden

Song of the Week:  Steve Cross brought us a special treat the 3 Sopranos Amy, Jamie, Dori accompanied by Cinda to give us a little tease of their performance that will be held this Sunday Feb. 12th at 4:00 pm at the Episcopal Church. They sound so much better than we do. Thanks Steve


Spaghetti Dinner:  Reg Smith in his best Chef Boyardee voice reminded us that sauce night is February 15th following Rotary. Signup is on the Rotary website and an email has been sent out asking for volunteers. You can click on this link to sign up as well. As you can see, we need more people for Shift One and we have no one signed up for Shift Two. The Dinner will be February 16th and assignment sheets are out.  Also the Madrigals will be doing a dinner concert featuring Broadway hits on the 14th if you need somewhere to take your Valentine that night

Anne McDevitt, whose thunder was taken by the 3 Sopranos, also let us know about the concert

"Life Stories: A Memoir Workshop”:  Randy Evans will be teaching 3 1 hour classes at the library on how to write your life story. The series is $10/class which is starting next week. For further information click the following: Link


Christian Smith introduced Dr. Dan Buerkel, MD as our speaker today and his presentation was on Electrophysiology & Atrial Fibrillation. Dr. Buerkel is a Cardiac Electrophysiology specialist operating out of Petoskey, MI "Arrhythmia" means your heartbeat is irregular. It doesn't necessarily mean your heart is beating too fast or too slow. It just means it's out of its normal rhythm. For further information, please click the following: Link

Next Week's Program:  John Van Etten; "Bat 21: "A Vietnam Story"