Posted by Terry Newton on May 16, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

May 16, 2018

Howard Richards led us in “God Bless America”

Four Way Test:  Joe Blachy

Invocation:  Neil Bidwell

Song Singing:  Steve Cross and Howard Richards led us in Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young “Teach Your Children” and “Smile”

Calendar Winners:  New member Joe Taylor read the calendar winners: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Sue Metzger from Little Traverse Bay Sunset Rotary

Visitors:  There were many visitors today for new member induction and teacher of the year presentation

Life Events:

Birthdays:  Christian Smith and Jean Frentz celebrate Birthdays this week

Rotary Anniversaries:

Reg Smith:  25 years

T Jones:  1 year

Doug Caldwell:  12 years

Greg Somers:  5 years

New Member Induction:  Jane Millar and Stuart Fenton introduced and inducted our newest member Sara Ulrich, Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity


Roadside Cleanup:  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

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

Taste of Bay Harbor:  Chris Etienne let us know about the Taste of Bay Harbor going on this next week on May 27th

Meeting Announcements:  We will be moving back to the Bay View Inn on June 6th

Officers Exchange will be June 27th, Wednesday at The Perry starting at 6 pm. That will be our meeting for the week


John Hurd came up to introduce our Teacher of the Year. This is a great program that we have been doing for 26 years. This program really shows how we support the great educational programs in our community. Tracy Deering an Language Arts teacher at the Middle School was our recipient this year. She is very deserving and an excellent example of the great teachers we have in our school system. Congratulations Tracy Deering

Next Week’s Program:  Kassia Perpich, Georgia Abbott, Christian Smith: STRIVE Presentation/D&D Presentation with Reg Smith and T Jones

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 second of the two-week notification to our members