Posted by Terry Newton on Apr 11, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

April 11, 2018

Howard Richards led us in “America the Beautiful”

Four Way Test: Jeff Bodette on his first meeting back from warmer climates

Invocation:  Stuart Fenton

Calendar Winners:  Greg Somers read this week’s calendar winners: Link

Sing/Song:  Steve and Howard were back and with the assistance of Georgia led us in Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe” and Smile

Visiting Rotarians: Lorraine Manary from the Petoskey Sunrise Rotary Club

Visitors:  Tom McHale, Nick Liebler, Judy Brummeler, Scott Smith, Janet Cook, Jessica Smith, Kathie Sprague, Kendall Klingelsmith

Life Events:

Birthdays:  Stuart Fenton, Doug Basel and Nick White all had or have birthdays this week

Rotary Anniversaries:

John Hurd 4 yrs.

Doug Buck 1 yr.

Jay Neff 13 yrs.


Arbor Day Planting:  The 3 Petoskey Clubs will be planting trees on Saturday April 21st. We will meet by the high school at 9:00 am. Due to frost in the ground a call will be made next week on whether we can plant. Stay tuned

Roadside Cleanup:  Tim Kaufman let us know that Roadside Cleanup is scheduled for April 28, hopefully the snow will be gone by then. We will meet at the Walloon Lake Marina service center on 131 South at 9:00 am

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra:  Dibby Smith let us know about the Bach Family Fest Present by the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra this Sunday the 15th at the Methodist Church

Kayak Raffle:  John Scholten had raffle tickets for a kayak for Camp Daggett. Tickets are $10 each

STRIVE Update:  Kassia Perpich gave us an update on Strive. They met at Bear Creek Organic farm and had a great time learning about the life of an organic farmer

TC Rotary show:  Bob Waldvogel has 2 tickets for the TC Rotary show. See him if you are interested

District Conference:  There is some $ for registration for the District Conference May 17-19 in Holland.  If you are interested see Bob Waldvogel

Stafford’s Marathon:  Jeff Wynder let us know that there is some money available for registration for the Petoskey Marathon. If you would like to run any of the races talk to Jeff


Gary Fedus introduced Mathew McCauley CEO of Networks Northwest. They serve 10 Counties in the state bringing together Business, Community and Talent.  For further information about Networks Northwest you can visit their website at the following: Link

New Member’s Two-Week Notification:  Tom McHale and Nick Liebler were voted in for acceptance to the Rotary Club of Petoskey at the April 10th Board Meeting. This is the first of a two-week notification to Club Members