PROGRAM: Club Assembly included updates on Dash or Crash, Rotary Raiders and the fight against polio.
 
PROGRAM: Club Assembly included updates on Dash or Crash, Rotary Raiders and the fight against polio.
GUESTS: BHS students Katie Bishop and Emma Shinsky.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
  • Nancy Johnson said that the 500 dollar Rotary magazine readership challenge continues through March.
  • BHS students Katie Bishop and Emma Shinsky told about Senior Survivor Week at the high school May 15-19. It’s a fun and innovative fund-raiser for Pencils of Promise, which will build a school in a needy area of the world.
  • Piet Lindhout is conducting obstacle meeting for Dash or Crash after the regular meeting.
  • Mark Marker said Rotary has a full table for the April 1 Fur Ball, and is looking to fill a second.
  • Nancy Johnson says nine cows still looking to be adopted for 10 bucks each, which provides 12 gallons of milk for Gleaners.
CLUB ASSEMBLY
  • Our satellite club now has a charter date of March 3, and is known as the Sunset Club. It meets second, third and fourth Tuesdays at Coldwell Banker and a social meeting on first Tuesday, currently at Bagger Daves.
  • New member Addison Doyle told of ow he was involved in the start of the Rotaract Club at MSU with 40-45 members. There are also clubs at Michigan, Eastern and Oakland University.
  • Jane McManus said in 2016 there were fewer than 40 children worldwide who became infected by polio.
  • This is the 30th anniversary of the date when women became members of Rotary.
  • Dash or Crash obstacles will be built in early May. Great exposure on social media. Two separate companies have each signed up 10 runners. It’s only 2 months away. Make sure to volunteer on web site.
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Katherine Lawrence Copp found the Ace of Spades and said her winnings would go to the Work Skills Academy.