Posted by Richard Perlberg on Dec 26, 2017
NO MEETINGS: Because of the holidays, there are no Rotary meetings on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, and on Tuesday, January 2. Next Rotary meeting is Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
PROGRAM: Beth Walker arranged for the Brighton High School Chamber Choir to present a splendid performance.
GUESTS: Sharon Zizka, now a member of the Sunset arm of Brighton Rotary; Jeff Walker, son of Beth.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Notice that Ed Bottum slipped and broke his ankle; hopes to be back at meetings in January.
  • Bill Metz told of how area dentists collect gold from patient’s teeth, enough to donated 18,000 bucks to Gleaners whose board matched the gift.
  • Countywide Rotary fundraising event Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Aberrant Ales in Howell: 10 dollar entry fee for a Corn Hole contest.
ELECTIONS
Formal elections were held for officers and open board positions for 2018-19. Past president will be Terry Gill and president will be Rich Perlberg. Elected Tuesday were Mike Bourke, president-elect; Carole Bullion, treasurer; April Dertian, secretary; Dirk DeWinkle, 3-year term on board; Addison Doyle, 3-year term on board. Terms begin July 2018.
 
PROGRAM Jeff Beane, who is an assistant principal at Brighton High School, introduced the 14-member chamber choir. They practice once a week after school. They opened the meeting with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. Later they provided the club with a beautiful concert before hurrying back to class. For those wanting more, they have a concert at the high school on Friday, Jan. 5.
50-50
Adrienne, Dennis K. and Frank failed to find the Ace of Spades.
REMINDER
There are no meetings on Dec. 26 or Jan. 2. Next meeting is Jan. 9 and will be a club assembly and will include the induction of new members.