Posted by Richard Perlberg on Jan 23, 2018
PROGRAM: Vivian Nyland from ARC of Livingston County was the guest speaker.
GUESTS: Jamie Nicholson from the Sunrise Club was here to promote Midnight in the Tropics, their big winter fundraiser whose goal this year is to raise 100,000 for three local non-profits. Tickets and sponsorships are available.
  • Four different clubs participated in the first Rotary Corn Hole competition at Aberrant Ales in Howell.
  • Brian Donovan told how a clerk recognized him at Home Depot and gave him 175 bucks of coupons that could be used for material for Rotary Raiders.
  • Nancy Johnson told of the Lost Voices program at EMU that uses music to help incarcerated youth.
Catherine Riesterer spent a week getting uncomfortable while thinking about what to say for her uncomfortable moment. In the end, she realized that one of life’s biggest obstacles is when you get in the way of yourself.
Vivian Nyland told of the many programs offered by ARC of Livingston County. She also told us about their fundraiser Saturday which will be a Polar Plunge in the lake behind Brighton High School. It starts with a 1 p.m. parade and the plunge will follow. She said that “At some point you will come across somebody who needs us.” Find out more at
Michelle Bouhana came away as the big winner as she found the Ace of Spades.
Ed Copp is bringing a magician to the Tuesday, January 23 meeting.