Posted by Terry Newton on Aug 14, 2019

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

August 14, 2019

Howard Richards led us in America the Beautiful

Four Way Test:  Jeff Wynder

Invocation:  Anne McDevitt on Friendship

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards & Georgia Abbott Led us in Van Morrison’s; “Moondance” and Smile

Calendar Winners:  Read off by Kassia Perpich

Calendar Winners August 14, 2019

Calendar Winner
Sold By
Ben Doorbos
Harbor Springs
Michelle Bond
Jana Phillips
Harbor Springs
P. Sunrise
Alex Zelinski
Traverse City
TC Twilight
Karen Thomson
P. Sunrise
Dave Tupper
Traverse City
P. Sunrise
Charles Smith
P. Sunrise

Visiting Rotarians:  Julian Magnus, Summer Rotarian; Dan Needham, Sebastopol, CA; John Roddy, Traverse City, MI; Gary Voison, Cheboygan, MI  

Visitors:  Elaine Keiser, Bob Williams, Angie Cranney, Jackie Cranney

Life Events:

Jane Millar presented Angie Cranney with a Paul Harris Fellow award


Gary Baxter


Matt Breed 3 Years


Diamonds & Denim:  Reg Smith spoke about the partner for this year’s event being the YMCA. They are looking for a permanent location for the Y. He also stated that there are opportunities for sponsoring the event and you can see him for details. You can also click on the following link to purchase tickets for individuals, table of 8, table of 10, etc. Link

Ingrid Fleming is in charge of auction items and she will be either collecting auction items from Rotary Club members or she will be expecting to receive a minimum of a $50 dollar donation so they can buy an auction item of their choice to be included in this year’s auction. If you are going to sponsor the event you will not be held liable for an auction item

Festival on the Bay 5K Race:  Ashley Whitney reminded us that there is still time to sign up for the family fun run 5K at Festival on the Bay.  If you want to participate you can sign up at: Link

Week of Handbells Concert:  Dibby Smith let us know that the Bay View Week of Handbells concert will be Thursday at 7:30 pm in John M Hall auditorium in Bay View.  It is free to the public with a free-will offering taken to benefit the Bay View Association Music Scholarship Fund

Calendar Sales:  Jeff Bodette let us know that calendars will be coming out September 25. Yes, it is that time of year already

Roadside Cleanup:  Tim Kaufman let us know the fall roadside cleanup will be 9/21.  More details to follow

Make-up Boat Ride on the Marilyn Jean:  Roger Winslow is trying to schedule a Boat Ride for anyone interested.  We are trying to get at least 12 for the ride next Wednesday. A sign-up sheet will be sent out prior to next Wednesday

John Scholten W/O His Hand Out:  John Scholten, without his hand out, I know, Shocker, let us know that he will be doing a cross country bike trip September 22 - October 30th. He is raising money for Polio. Our club has pledged $1/mile ($3,400 if anyone is counting).  He will also be going to other clubs to leverage $ from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation for eradication of Polio. Steve Brummeler will be keeping the club up to date on his progress. If you would also like to donate, he is taking donations. We will be having our regular local pedal for polio ride before he leaves so you can donate then

Alzheimer’s Walks:  Melissa Thompson has 2 Alzheimer’s walks September 14 in Petoskey and September 28 in Traverse City. See Melissa for more details

Program:  Peter Payette; Executive Director Interlochen Public Radio

The mission of Interlochen Public Radio shall be to present a non-commercial, broadly-based, fine arts and public affairs programming service which is enriching, stimulating and entertaining, with comprehensive participation from the people that it serves.

A listener-supported broadcast service of Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen Public Radio is home to two distinct radio stations serving northwest lower Michigan with music, news and culture from the region and the world – every day, 24 hours a day:

88.7 FM, Interlochen; 94.7 FM Traverse City; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
Classical IPR presents quality classical music with news updates from National Public Radio and local reports, and also broadcasts outstanding musical performances from Interlochen and around the world. Classical IPR can be heard in more than 20 counties, from well above the Mackinac Bridge south to Big Rapids, and from Michigan’s west coast to Roscommon

91.5 FM, Traverse City; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey
IPR News Radio offers continuous local, national and world news and information. In addition, the station’s staff of four reporters highlights important issues and events from our region. IPR News Radio can be heard in Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Lake, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason and Wexford counties.

IPR is affiliated with National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Michigan Public Radio, Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters, the National Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press.

For further information you can visit their website at the following: Link

Next Week’s Program:  Todd Burch, New CEO McLaren Northern Michigan

Two Week Notification:  Elaine Keiser and Chris Parker were voted into the Rotary Club of Petoskey at the August 13 Board Meeting. This is the first of there two-week notification