Posted by Terry Newton on Sep 11, 2019

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

September 11, 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 My Country Tis of Thee
Four Way Test:  Gary Baxter
Invocation:  Reg Smith/Jeff Wynder Moment of Silence in Remembrance of 9/11
Singing/Song:  Howard Richards Led us in Merle Travis’ “Sixteen Tons” and Smile
Calendar Winners:  Read off by Stu Fenton
Calendar Winners September 11, 2019
    
 
 
 
 
Prize
Cal#
Calendar Winner
City
Sold By
$50
2274
Chad DeShano
Gladwin
Gladwin
$50
1114
Sludge Hammer Group, LTD
Petoskey
Petoskey
$50
3119
Amy Van Loon
Whitehall
Montague
$50
3125
Montague Whitehall Rotary
Whitehall
Montague
$50
1655
Tom Mason
Petoskey
Petoskey
$50
912
Bill Millar
Petoskey
Petoskey
$50
935
Lisa Watson
Petoskey
Petoskey
Visiting Rotarians:  None
Visitors:  Elaine Keiser, Sally Page, Rod Slocum, Craig Mohler, Merry Baxter
Life Events:
Birthdays:  None
Anniversaries:  None
Announcements:
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
Friends @ The Carnegie Programs:  Merry Baxter spoke about the annual dinner party which is their major fundraiser for Petoskey Library that will be held October 7, 6:00 pm at the Petoskey Bay View Country Club. Tickets are $50.00 per person
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:  Ben Slocum, Beards Brewery /Craft Beverage
Next Week’s Program:  Randy Weston/John Calabrese Emmet County EMS