Posted by Terry Newton on Sep 04, 2019

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

September 4, 2019

To Purchase Tickets for Diamonds & Denim please click: Here

For smooth calendar roll out and other reasons we need to move Rotary Back to the Perry Hotel starting September 25

Howard Richards led us in America The Beautiful

Four Way Test:  Tom McHale

Invocation:  Stuart Fenton played; “Ain’t That Love” by Ray Charles

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards Led us in Jimmy Buffet’s; “Margaritaville” and Smile

Calendar Winners:  Read off by Sarah Ulrich

Calendar Winners September 4, 2019

Calendar Winner
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Kate Winslow
Desiree Harrison
Tom Behan
Annette Hritz
Colorado Springs, CO
Alice Dunkel
Tery Donaldson
Boyne Falls
Bruce Yuille

Visiting Rotarians:  Dave Barkhausen, Lake Forest, IL; Shirley Love, Cincinnati, OH and Sara Oliver, Wilmette, IL

Visitors:  Elaine Keiser

Life Events:

Doug Basel is still in Henry Ford Hospital downstate

Birthdays:  None


John Stover: 7 years

Nick White: 39 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

Lisa Hammond is in charge of auction items and she will be either collecting auction items from Rotary Club members. Also, if you could bring a bottle of wine, valued at $15-$20, to next week’s meeting they will be used in raffle baskets. Reg let us know that we have about $16,000 in sponsorships so far and we are shooting for $30,000

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 September 21. More details to follow

Crooked Tree Yacht Club Boat Ride:  Roger Winslow told us there will be another ride on the Crooked Tree Yacht Club Boat. Date to be announced

John Scholten With His Hand Out:  John Scholten, with 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. Steve Brummeler, Gary Baxter, John Emley and Tim Dykstra will be collecting for our ride. Details will be coming soon. We will not have the saddle sores like John as our ride will be shorter

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:  Jeff Bacigalupi, Straits Capital, LLC Discussed services provided by his firm. Many and varied, business acquisition, valuation, venture capital, etc. Interesting program

Next Week’s Program:  Ben Slocum, Beards Brewery /Craft Beverage