Posted by Terry Newton on Nov 28, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

November 28, 2018

President Elect Liz Ahrens was filling in for President Steve Cross and did a great Job! She needs to develop her hoomer though, or at least go searching for it; tell a joke or two. I am willing to bet that Steve gets his from a corny joke website

Howard Richards led us in God Bless America

Four Way Test:  Jean Frentz

Invocation:  Anne McDevitt

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards and Georgia Abbott led us in Simon and Garfunkle’s “Homeward Bound” and Smile

Calendar Winners:  President Elect Liz Ahrens called on our Newest Member, Sean Stressman to read calendar winners this week: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Getting cooler out so our Visiting Rotarian numbers are down.  None today

Visitors:  Elizabeth Newton (even though Terry forgot to introduce her; Ruh Roh!) and Andrew Bondy

Life Events:

John Emley has been a Rotarian for 47 years


Joe Blachy and Angie Cranney


Toys for Tots:  Dave Thomas let us know that there is still time to bring your Toys for Tots donation. New unopened toy for ages 5-15. They will also accept cash donations

Madrigals Program:  John Scholten let us know that the Madrigals will be at our meeting on December 12th. He is collecting donations of $20 to cover their lunch and make a donation to the group. Julie Saunders takes this donation and provides a scholarship for one of the Madrigals to Bay View. You can give John your dollars next week

Wreaths Across America:  Bob Waldvogel let us know about Wreaths Across America. Forms were on the table to donate to this great program. December 15, 2018 at 11:45 AM, at Greenwood Cemetery

Doug Caldwell’s Retirement Party:  Tim Kaufman let us know that the Petoskey News Review will be have a open house for Doug Caldwell’s retirement on December 11th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Desserts and a open Coffee bar will be available


Melissa Thompson brought us our program of Get To Know Your Rotarians. She had Justin Blohm, Reg Smith and Angie Cranney answer questions. This was a popular program and Melissa will try and do this at least quarterly

Next Week’s Program:  Annual Meeting