Posted by Terry Newton on Dec 26, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

December 26, 2018

Howard Richards led us in God Bless America

Four Way Test:  Jim and Linda Beno and, as always, Jim made it interesting. Linda did a great job        

Invocation:  Neal Bidwell

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards on his own today led us in “Jingle Bells” and Smile

Calendar Winners:  President Steve Howard read the final Calendar winners for the year plus the big $5,000 draw was Paul Clarke from Austin, Texas sold by John Emley: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  No visiting Rotarians Today

Visitors:  Keri Klingelsmith, Sally Page, Lori Richards, Lisa Loyd, Janice Smith, Lori Smith, Drew Smith, David, Lisa, Jackie, Joe Dibbly and Linda Beno

Life Events:

Liz Ahrens along with Reg and Lori Smith presented Lori’s father; Joe Dibbly, a Paul Harris Fellow. It was great with all the family in attendance

Rotary Anniversaries:

Steve Brown: 34 years


Steve Brummeler: December 25

Walt Byers: December 27

Dennis Kelly: December 27


Calendar Sales Update:  Bill Collins and Jeff Wynder gave a calendar update we are 20 calendars short of our goal for the club. If you can take one let them know

Rotarian Updates:  Jim Beno gave us Christmas Greetings from Bob and Lee Maldegen. They are doing well except they are fighting the Noro Virus so keep them in your thoughts and prayers

Dave Thomas’s mother passed this week. Keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers

Slate of Officers to be Voted on January 30, 2019:

Board Members Term June 2019 – June 2021

  1. Justin Blohm

  2. Angie Cranney

  3. Jeff Wynder

President Nominee

  1. Ashley Whitney

For your Reference: Board Members for June 2019 – 2020 are:

  1. Kassia Perpich

  2. Stuart Fenton

  3. Nikki LaDeur

Leadership Roster:

  1. President Elect Liz Ahrens: 2019 – 2020

  2. President Elect Reg Smith: 2020 – 2021

  3. Past President Steve Cross: 2018 2019

  4. Secretary: Terry Newton

  5. Treasurer: Jim Wibby


We were blessed to have Stuart Fenton and Sally Page as the program today. They gave us a show of their new music that they regularly preform at some of the assisted living centers in the area. It is always great to have them display more of the talent we have in our club. Thanks to the both