Posted by Terry Newton on Feb 20, 2019

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

February 20, 2019

Andre Strydom led us in God Bless America

Four Way Test:  Jeff Wynder

Invocation:  Neal Bidwell

Singing/Song:  Melissa Thompson and Andre Strydom led us in “On the Sunny Side of The Street” and Smile

Calendar Winners:  Nikki LaDeur read the Calendar winners that included her in laws:

Calendar Winners February 20, 2019








Calendar Winner


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Joanie Reid





Andrea Becker

Sutton Bay

Traverse Bay Twilight



Lauren Reed





Bob & Kim LaDeur

Warrenville, IL




Ken Bindschatel





Kelly Groll

Napoleon, OH




Vance Reusch




Visiting Rotarians:  Frank Foos and his wife Robbi Karas from Lakewood Ranch, Florida; they have also volunteered to help at the Spaghetti Dinner

Visitors:  Leah Callan, Jack Duranto, Misty Langen (Jane Millar's Daughter) and Don Bastian

Life Events:

Rotary Anniversaries:

Liz Ahrens: 12 years

Bill Graham: 35 years


Spaghetti Dinner:  Reg Smith reminded us that sauce night is next Wednesday February 20th with first shift at 2:00 pm and the 2nd shift at 5:00 pm at the Bay View Inn. Lots of fun so stop by and help make sauce. Then, Thursday the 21st is the dinner. Assignments have been sent out. If you have questions, please see Mike Snyder

Bill Collins let us know that Shirley Brown will be attending the spaghetti dinner so be sure to say hi to her when you see her

Northmen Night:  John Scholten, looking for money again, has tickets for the Northmen night raffle. They are $20 and he will have them for the next couple of weeks

Calendar Sales:  Jeff Wynder let us know that we had a very successful calendar season. Final numbers will be available soon

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra:  Judy Zorn let us know that the GLCO will have a concert Sunday February 24th at First Presbyterian in Harbor Springs at 4:00 pm


Ty Ratliff with the Little Traverse Nature Conservancy gave us a great program on the potential for a new mountain biking trail on their McCune preserve.  This will be a great asset to our community and give residents as well as visitors another reason to get outside and enjoy our area

Two-Week Notification:  Leah Callan & Chuck Hayes were voted in to the Rotary Club of Petoskey on February 12th at our board meeting and this is the second of a two-week notification

Following the Rotary meeting President Steve Cross held a podium board meeting in which Anora O’Connor was voted in to the Rotary Club of Petoskey and this is her first of a two-week notification

Next Week’s Program:  Nikki Devitt, Little Traverse Community Theatre