Posted by Terry Newton on Jan 10, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

January 10, 2018

Howard Richards is back and led us in “God Bless America”

Four Way Test:  Steve Brummeler

Invocation:  Jeff Wynder

Calendar Winners:  Nick White read the calendar winners: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Patricia Wimmer, Rochester, MN

Visitors:  Winter is here we had no visitors

Life Events:

Happy News:  BJ Shawn was back with us today. It was great to see her

Club Anniversaries:  Tom Erhart celebrating 21 years of membership; Kassia Perpich with one year

Rotary Foundation:  Chris Etienne let us know that our club has a new Major Donor Level I with the Rotary Foundation. This couple wishes to remain anonymous 


STRIVE Company Visit:  Georgia Abbott gave us the re-cap of the STRIVE meeting held at Petoskey Plastics. Gave the kids an idea of what is available in our area if you want to stay

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra:  Judy Zorn let us know that the first concert by the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will be this Sunday at the Harbor Spring Presbyterian church at 4:00 pm

Rotary Foundation:  Liz Ahrens let us know that a new foundation pool will be starting next week. She will have all the paperwork to sign up 

She also made drawings from the last couple of pools:

2014 Reg Smith

2015 Steve Brown

She also has tickets for the Foundation 50/50 raffle. She will be selling these for the remainder of the month

66th Annual Spaghetti Dinner:  Reg Smith let us know about Spaghetti dinner. We are going sustainable and are looking for sponsors to help us cover the extra cost associated with this move. If you are interested in helping with this contact Reg or Kassia. The Emmet County Recycling program will be getting us containers to use at the dinner to help with this process and the Grain Train has donated $500.00 towards purchasing recyclable plate ware for the event

Sauce night is Feb 14th and Reg will have something special for Valentine’s day, with the dinner on the 15th

Calendar Sales:  President Bob Waldvogel reminded us to get our calendars turned in


Steve Cross introduced Clint Cleveland from Safe Families for Children. Clint gave us a great overview of this very beneficial program. For further information please visit their website at this Link

Next Week’s Program:  David Kaplan, Sinking of the RMS Lusitania