Posted by Terry Newton on Mar 14, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

March 14, 2018

Howard Richards was at Independence Village today, playing for a guest’s 100th Birthday today

Four Way Test:  Vern Osterlund

Invocation:  Anne McDevitt

Calendar Winners:  BJ Shawn read the calendar winners: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Cindy Alexander from the Morning Rotary Club

Visitors:  11 Presenters from Career Day, Nick Liebler, Ryan Charles, Reg Field, Tom McHale, Danna Pinney, John Wilcox

Life Events:

Rotary Anniversaries:

Tim Dykstra; 16 Years

Chris Etienne; 27 Years

Birthdays this week:  Jeff Bodette, Katie Winslow and Jim Beno


Arbor Day:  The 3 Petoskey Clubs will be planting trees on Saturday April 21. More details to follow

Northern Community Mediation:  Jane Millar gave a thank you for all the support for Northern Community Mediation’s night at the theatre. It was a great success

Bowlapalooza:  Kam Culbertson looking for one more bowler for Bowlapalooza, Steve Brummeler volunteered

STRIVE Program:  Christian Smith gave an update on Strive. They met at the Public Safety garage and had a great meal of brats, hot dogs and hamburgers. Plus, a great overview of what our Public Safety Department does and the number of career opportunities available


Christian introduced Cheri Leach, Executive Director at Raven Hill Discovery Center and Holly Sasso new board member

She gave us a great overview of an up-coming event occurring this next summer from Aug 11 – Sept. 23. They were selected to be one of the locations for a Smithsonian Waterways Exhibit. They will be looking for volunteers to help during this time and she asked us to get the word out, so they can get people to come through this exciting exhibit

Next Week’s Program:  Coleen Downey; VSA Michigan, the State Organization on Arts and Disability