Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER – February 24, 2016
We sang "America the Beautiful"
Four Way Test:  Thank you Dylan Valade     
Invocation:  Thank you Neal Bidwell
Visiting Rotarians:  None today. You can tell it's winter
Other Visitors:  Monica Kelly and Jon Terry
Jane Millar read calendar winners and gave us her highlights from her year as President
Life Events:  None to report
Song of the Week:  Steve Cross and Howard Richards led us in Creedence Clearwater’s “Proud Mary” and “Smile”
Dee Keil inducted Rob Straebel, City Manager of Petoskey in to the club
John Scholten: John is not asking for money for a change which resulted in several audible gasps from the Club, thanked everyone who supported Northmen Night. It was a success
Jane Millar:  Jane reminded us about the foundations raffle and the Paul Harris Pool
Dee Keil:  Dee let us know that American House will be hosting a free dinner for Veterans on St. Patrick’s Day
Mike Snyder:  Mike let us know that the Beach Bums game will be on June 11th. We will car pool down. More information to follow
John Calabrese:  John asked for more bowlers for Bowlapalooza on March 18th
Steve Brummeler:  Steve let us know that the 1st Thursday gathering will be at Mitchell St. Pub on the 3rd
Randy Evans:  Randy let us know that book sales are going well and a portion on the proceeds will be going to Strive. Thank you Randy
Dave Thomas:  Dave awarded February’s Semper Fi award to Mike for all his work on the spaghetti dinner
Bob Bleyaert was back for his 6th and final year to give us his prognostications for the upcoming year.  He is confident that it will be a pretty good year
Next Week’s Program:  Lani Laporte from Habitat for Humanity will be the speaker