Posted by Terry Newton on Jan 17, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

January 17, 2018

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

Four Way Test: Terry Newton

Invocation:  Anne McDevitt with an Irish Blessing

Bob Metzger read the calendar winners

Visiting Rotarians:  Patricia Wimmer, Rochester MN, Lorraine Manary from the Sunrise Rotary club of Petoskey

Visitors: Joe Taylor, Abdon Grey, Rachel and Jeff Serpain, Jeff Bruney, Bill Peckburg and Al Damschroder

Life Events:

Club Birthdays:  Lyle Peck and Kevin Christman have Birthdays this week.

Rotary Anniversaries:

Bob Howse 14 yrs

Dennis Myers 4 yrs

Paul Schemanski 12 yrs

Mike Spencer and John VanEtten 1 year


Rotary Social Evening:  Mark your calendars now for March 1st. There will be a Rotary Social night at the Crooked Tree Arts Center. More details to follow

Toast to Literacy:  Lorraine Manary let us know about Toast to Literacy. This year’s event is scheduled for February 10th at the Castle. It supports the imagination library the delivers books to 1,400 kids every month

Toys for Tots:  Dave Thomas delivered a thank you from the Marine Corp league for our support of Toys for Tots. They delivered 2367 toys this year and offered an award of appreciation to the Rotary Club of Petoskey

Petoskey Education Foundation Fundraiser:  Bob Waldvogel let us know about the Petoskey Education Foundation fundraiser at La Senorita on the 25th. A percentage of every food check will be donated to the foundation. Be sure to get your certificate and enjoy lunch or dinner that day at La Senorita and support education in Petoskey


Roger introduced David Kaplan who gave us a very interesting program on the sinking of the Lusitania. The club always looks forward to his presentations

Next Week’s Program:  Kevin Christman on the new tax reform bill and how it affects you