Posted by Terry Newton on Nov 22, 2017

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

November 22, 2017

President Bob Waldvogel led us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Four Way Test:  Bill Collins

Invocation:  Neal Bidwell

Calendar Winners:  Melissa Colby read the calendar winners: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Jock Rader, Little Traverse Bay Sunset; Elizabeth Newton

Visitors:  Ben Slocum, Kam Culbertson, Prospective Members, Haley Fedus and Jake Winslow

Song:  Our dynamic duo was missing so President Bob Waldvogel, who is starting a new tradition, led us in Smile

Life Events:

Three birthdays this week, Liz Ahrens, Randy Evans and Joe Blachy


Toys for Tots:  Dave Thomas announced that Toys for Tots will be collecting toys or cash the next couple of weeks

Rotarians No Longer With Us:  Frank Wangeman passed this past week. His funeral arrangements are being handled through Stone Funeral Home

Wreaths Across America:  December 16th at 11:10 a.m. Wreaths across America will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Breakfast prior for anyone from the club attending will be scheduled.  Details to follow

Slate of Officers Announcement:  Vern Osterlund announced the slate of officers for the up-coming election

President Nominee Reg Smith (2020/2021)

Kassia Perpich, Nikki LaDeur and Stuart Fenton for open board positions beginning July 1st

PRCCI:  Diane Litzenburger announced the slate for PRCCI:

Member at Large T. Jones

Past President Bob Waldvogel

Member at Large Melissa Colby

Elections will be December 6th. If you are going to be absent, please see Terry Newton for an absentee ballot

New Member Notification:  The Board of Directors approved the following candidates for membership in to the Rotary Club of Petoskey and this is the second of their two-week Club member notification: Judi Zorn, Kam Culbertson, Ben Slocum


Christian Smith introduce Greg Irwin and Amy Evans who gave us a great overview of all of the programs and activities provided by the Salvation Army

Next Week’s Program:  Jill O'Neill, Maris Harrington, Heather Russell Great Lakes Center for the Arts