Posted by Terry Newton on May 09, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

May 9, 2018

Howard led us in “America the Beautiful”

Four Way Test:  John Hurd

Invocation:  Randy Evans

Calendar Winners:  Nick White, after telling a little story about Herb, read the calendar winners: Link

Song Singing:  Steve Cross and Howard Richards were back and led us in Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Proud Mary” and “Smile”

Visiting Rotarians:

Visitors:  Steve Foley, Tom McHale, Nick Liebler

Life Events:

Rotary Foundation Moment:  Liz Ahrens, our Foundation Chair, called up Ingrid to present her Paul Harris award to a very deserving Melissa Thompson

Anniversaries:  Jim Linderman is celebrating 31 years as a member of our club. Stuart Fenton said he would pass on our congratulations


Roadside Cleanup:  Jeff Bodette, acting for Tim Kaufman, let us know that Roadside Cleanup has been re-scheduled for May 19th. We will meet at the Walloon Lake Marina service center on 131 S. at 9:00 am

Ride for Polio:  Polio Ride June 16th

Jump for Polio:   June 3rd Bill Collins will be joining this group to jump out of a perfectly good airplane

Raise the Roof for Habitat for Humanity: Stuart Fenton let us know about the Raise the Roof fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. See him for tickets and details

Char/Em Vocational Millage Renewal:  John Scholten thanked us for all our support on getting the Char-Em millage renewal passed

Bay View Summer Program:  Anne McDevitt let us know that the Bay View summer program books were out and she and Mike would make sure we all got one so that we do not miss any of the great programs offered at Bay View this summer

Marathon Aide Station:  Jeff Wynder let us know they are still looking for help at the Marathon Aide station on May 26th. See Jeff for details

Diamonds & Denim:  Reg Smith let us know there would be a Diamonds & Denim meeting tonight at 5:00 pm

Strive Banquet:  Kassia Perpich gave us a quick update on the Strive Banquet held on the 8th at the Bay View Inn. Thank you to Stafford’s for hosting and sponsoring this event. We will have the scholarship winners at a meeting in a couple of weeks


It was a great day for the club as Dianne presented over $47,000 in grants to many deserving local groups. Therefore, we do the fund raising we do, to support our community

Next Week’s Program:  John Hurd; Teacher of the Year

Two Week Notification:  Kendall Klingelsmith was approved by the Board of Directors on May 8th for inclusion in to the Rotary Club of Petoskey. This is the first of a two-week notification to our members