Posted by Richard Perlberg on Dec 18, 2017
PROGRAM: Jennifer Osborne presented a program about the many digital offerings available at the Brighton District Library.
GUESTS: Candie Hovarter, from the local Meals on Wheels program; Kevin Kelly, who runs Major Gifts for our Rotary district.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Christmas Party was a huge success. Much thanks to Beth, April and Maribeth.
  • Exchange student party this weekend; need griddles for Sunday morning pancake breakfast.
  • Treasurer Mike Bourke put out the call for overdue dues.
  • Ron read a letter of appreciate for Rotary’s support of Junior Achievement 20-week program that reached 53 students at St. Pat’s.
  • Beth announced that next Tuesday’s program will be the popular chamber choir from Brighton High School.
  • Meals on Wheels needs a new refrigeration, and is looking for donations and pledges to reach a goal of 5,300 dollars.
  • Per bylaws, elections will be held next week at the annual meeting during regular club meeting. Nominations were made last month with a slate recommended by the board, and no nominations from the floor.
  • Jason got uncomfortable by pushing his introvert nature in order to deliver cookies to neighbors and strangers in his neck of the woods.
  • Reminder: Because of the holidays, there will be no club meeting Tuesday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday, Jan. 2.
 
PROGRAM
Jerry Dunneback introduced Jennifer Osborne who described a full array of services, including many digital features, available at the Brighton District Library. There are a number of demographic and other marketing data bases that are especially useful for businesses, as well as investment aps, Wi-Fi hot spots, and aps for downloading books, magazines and music. There is also a Library of Things within the library that stocks a number of useful items to check out. Anyone who lives or works within the library district lines can have a library card. The district covers all of Brighton City, all of Green Oak Township, and that part of Brighton and Genoa townships that are within the Brighton school district.
50-50
Jeff Toole and two chances, but he and Addison Doyle were unable to find the Ace of Spades.