Posted by Terry Newton on Aug 16, 2017

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

August 16, 2017

Howard Richards was gone today so President Bob Waldvogel led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Four Way Test:  Jim Wibby

Invocation:  Neal Bidwell

Visiting Rotarians:  Dick Chambers, Holland, MI; Bob Swanson, Birmingham, MI; Carol Swart, Holland, MI

Visitors:  No visitors today

Calendar Winners:  Calendar Winners: Link

Song Leader with Mr. Amazing and his Sidekick:  Steve Cross alone today but with Georgia Abbott filling in to lead us inOh Lord Won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benzand Smile. Georgia Abbott did such a great job leading us and she sounded like Janis Joplin had been resurrected just to perform for us. Steve Cross, your job is in jeopardy

Life Events:

Birthday Wishes:  We sang Happy Birthday to Gary Baxter even though he was not here

Club Anniversaries:  It was Matt Breed’s 1st anniversary in our club and Tom Smith’s 15th

Foundation Minute:  Liz Ahrens gave us a Foundation Moment and presented

Paul Harris Plus Presentations:

Joe Blachy with his Paul Harris +5

Dave Thompson with his Paul Harris +3


Habitat for Humanity:  Stuart Fenton let us know that Northern Michigan Habitat for Humanity is looking for Board Members. If you are interested or know someone who might be, talk to Stuart

Bay Harbor Entertainment:  Chris Etienne let us know that there will be a Sand Volleyball tournament at Bay Harbor’s Sunset beach this Saturday.

Youth Exchange Meeting:  Bob Waldvogel let us know that Youth Exchange will have their fall meeting at Camp Daggett September 8th, 9th & 10th. If you would like to help out let Bob Waldvogel know

Rotary One Summit:  Rotary One Summit will be October 13 & 14. If you are interested in going talk to Dave Thompson

Bonnie Carlson Memorial:  Memorial Service For Bonnie L. (Perry) Carlson is August 19, 2017, this coming Saturday. First Presbyterian Church, Harbor Springs. Visitation is 10:30 am, Memorial service is 11:30 am followed by a luncheon.

Please come to support Herb in the memory of his wife


Bob introduce District Governor Ed Swart. He talked to us about how the Rotary Foundation worked locally and internationally. Rotarians being People of Action working locally and Globally

Next Week’s Program:  Suzanne Muma from the Bergmann Center