Posted by Terry Newton on Apr 17, 2019

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

April 17, 2019

Howard Richards is back in rare form and led us in “My Country Tis of Thee”

Four Way Test:  Terry Newton

Invocation:  Jeff Wynder

Spring is Nature’s way of saying; “Let’s Party!”

Robin Williams

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards led us in Smile

Calendar Winners:  Read off by Jim Beno

Calendar Winners April 17, 2019

Calendar Winner
Sold By
Tom Krause
Traverse City
TB Twilight
Irene Pollack
Wayne Workman
Traverse City
TB Twilight
Tammi Hoffman
Lenore Pichler
Helena Huskisson
Paula Clark

Visiting Rotarians:  Frank Foos, Lakewood Ranch, FL; Colleen Stutz, Hamilton, VA; Jeff Neil, Petoskey Sunrise Rotary

Visitors:  Deanna Klosinski, Kyle Ulrich, Sally Page, Laurie Fenton, Rev. Tom O’Dell, Dick Smith, Lynn Van Etten and Zack Stutz

Life Events:

Herb Carlson had surgery and is doing well, Bill Winslow is home and recovering from his recent illness


Ashley Whitney 1 year


Doug Basel and Ingrid Fleming had birthdays


Calendar Sales:  Total amount of calendar sales are 3,461 which also includes wholesale calendar sales. Our club alone sold 1,875 of these calendars. This nets the club $51,915 after expenses have been taken out. A fabulous year for calendar sales. Good job all!

Roadside Cleanup:  Tim Kaufman sent around a signup sheet for May 11 beginning at 9:00 at Walloon Lake Marina center on US 131

Diamonds & Denim 2019:  Reg Smith let us know that it is time to get rolling with Diamonds and Denim. There will be an initial meeting on April 17 after Rotary. If you are interested come to the meeting or let Reg know. Our partner this year is YMCA

District Conference:  The District Conference is in Soo Ontario this year, May 2 – 4. We will also be installing the new District Governor, our very own Dave Thomas

Paul Harris Opportunity:  For a limited time only, April 1, 2019 thru May 15, 2019 on a first come first serve basis, Rotary International District 6290 is offering to match a gift of $500.00 to the Rotary Foundation's Annual Fund, with 500 recognition points to name a Paul Harris Fellow. ( Note, the entire $500.00 contribution must be made within the program date. (Earlier partial donation cannot be counted towards this match program.)

Please complete the attached form, (the form is in a Word File, fillable format) print and send along with a $500.00 USD check, payable to "The Rotary Foundation" and mail to:

PDG Gernot Runschke

District Foundation Committee

District Governor 2016-2017

1624 Glady Circle

Grand Haven, Michigan 49417   

p. 616.566.3815


Program:  The program today was presented by Judy Zorn, Stuart Fenton and Sally Page called Violins of Hope which consists of restored violins from the holocaust. Stuart Fenton played one of the violins in a very moving presentation

Next Week’s Program:  Corey Hebner; Drug Trends in Northern Michigan