Posted by Terry Newton on Dec 12, 2018

Petoskey Rotary Noon Club NEWSLETTER

December 12, 2018

Howard Richards led us in God Bless America

Four Way Test:  Joe Blachy      

Invocation:  Randy Evans

Singing/Song:  Howard Richards had most of the day off since we had the Madrigals with us

Calendar Winners:  President Steve called on one of our Program leader Julie Saunders to read the calendar winners. She struggled a little since Steve didn’t let her see the list prior to having to read it: Link

Visiting Rotarians:  Norm Veliquette from Elk Rapids

Visitors:  We had many visitors today

Life Events:

Diamonds & Denim 2018:  We presented $45,000 to the Hospital Foundation from Diamonds and Denim. This money will go into the new building project

Pictured from left to right is: Steve Cross, Jennifer Woods, Denise Dundon, Patrick Schulte, and Reg Smith

Rotary Anniversaries:

Kam Culbertson: 1 yr


Jeff Wynder’s birthday was today


Toys for Tots Donations:  Dave Thomas let us know that there is still time to bring your Toys for Tots donation. New unopened toy for ages 5-15. They will also accept cash donations

Salvation Army Bell Ringing:  Birthday boy Jeff Wynder passed around the Bell Ringing sign up. There are still a few slots left. Be sure to get your name on the list. We will be ringing the bell on Friday the 21st

Calendar Sales:  Dianne Litzenburger gave a big thank you from the club to Jeff Bodette for all his work and his committee’s work on calendar sales. We are down to the last 8 calendars that need to be sold

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra:  Judy Zorn let us know that the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra presentation of Handel’s Messiah will be Thursday at St. Francis and Friday at Great Lakes Center for the Arts

Bay Harbor Christkindlmarkt:  Chris Etienne let us know about the Bay Harbor Christkindlmarkt this coming weekend December 15 and December 16

Wreaths Across America:  Angie Cranney reminded us about Wreaths Across America this Saturday at 11:45 at Greenwood Cemetery. Anyone who wants to meet prior, for breakfast, meet at Filmore’s at 10:00 am

President’s Minute:  Steve Cross announced that there will be a vote for a one time change to the bylaws moving our annual club assembly to January 30th. The vote will be held on December 26th


This is always the favorite program of the Year. The Madrigal Singers from the High School were with us today and as always put on a great show

Next Week’s Program:  Todd Chinook Upcoming Events at Tap 30 & being a Sommelier and how to pick holiday wines