Rotary Club
Grand Haven

Volume 1 | Issue 1

Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are, what we covered during the last weekly meeting, and learn more about our Member of the Week.
Mark your calendars
Zoom meeting next week - 12 noon Monday, August 17. Same coordinates as every week.
Holly and Dan Streng joined us from their balcony at Sandpiper for the induction of their son Jacob Streng. Jacob's sponsor is uncle Chris Streng.
Jacob grew up and graduated from Grand Haven in '09. Went to Aquinas and the UM Dental School!
Today's speaker

Jon Catlin, District Governor. Went to MSU, works for TSC Bank.

Jon shared that his first experience with Rotary was when he went to Finland as an exchange student. He ate radioactive reindeer and lost his hair.
Jennifer Jones, from Windsor Ontario, will be the Rotary President next year; first female President!
Jon talked about new satellite clubs that are cause-based. There is now a Stop Human Trafficking club and a Veteran's Service Club.
Our District Governor complimented us on a current web site and FaceBook Page. He encouraged us to have a CHAMPION to work to keep us relevant and at the forefront of our community.
The Rotary Foundation has raised and granted over $4 million for PPE, ventilators and other Covid Aid relief worldwide. Closer to home, our District has applied for and received funding to assist with food banks in west Michigan during the Covid crisis.
Our 7th area of focus that is now eligible for Global Grants is the Environment!
1. Peace
2. Disease Prevention
3. Clean Water
4. Maternal and Child Health
5. Community Education
6. Economic and Community Development
7. Environment
Member of the Week
Whoever does Newsletter gets to pick Member of the Week. This week it is John Martin, Loutit District Library Director. He does most newsletters and also runs the Library on the side.
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