Join us for lunch! We meet every Monday from noon to 1pm at the Howell Public Schools Administration Building in Howell.  

411 N. Highlander Way, Howell, MI  48843

Contact us at 517-410-4184

 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
President Nominee
Treasurer
Secretary
Past President
Rotary Foundation
Membership
President Nominee Elect
Youth (Exchange, RYLA,Interact)
Website Administrator
Programs
Sergeant-at-Arms
Assistant Treasurer
Bulletin Editor
Scholarship Fund Contact
Public Relations
Service Projects / Interact
Youth Exchange Program
Youth (Exchange, RYLA, Interact)
 
 
Today's meeting will be the 2nd round of our Quarterly Nonprofit Update, featuring Day of Caring, Genesis House, and Love, Inc. Learn about these agencies and programs and about some of the good work that’s being done in our community.
The next Tour de Livingston committee meeting will be held on June 21, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce.  If you are unable to attend please contact Andrea Dahline or Catherine Daniel.  The committee is looking for new members! If you are interested in helping the planning committee please attend the meeting.  
Today our meeting will include a presentation about the 10th Anniversary of Tour de Livingston – Lots to Celebrate, Lots of Opportunities!
The Howell Rotary will not be meeting on Monday May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

Our Rotary District is looking for some volunteers to join the Training Committee for this next Rotary year 2017 - 2018. For further information please contact Aleia MacDonald at aleiamacdonald6380@gmail.com.  This is a great way to share your gifts with others, learn more about Rotary, and further improve our Rotary District 6380.

Today's Presentaiton will be the Livingston Council for Youth – Sam Larioza and Scott VanEpps. What are “youth assets” and why should we as leaders in the community be aware or concerned about them? Sam and Scott are co-chairs of the Livingston Council for Youth, an initiative to bring awareness and action for countywide youth. Scott and Sam will share the recent Search Institute’s ‘40 Developmental Assets survey results, what the committee is doing to collaborate to strengthen resources for our area young people.
Today's meeting will be a celebration of the Interact students and Scholarship Recipients.  
The next Tour de Livingston meeting for the planning committee will be on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce.  If you will not be able to attend please let Andrea know.  
Be the Healthiest YOU! Personal health and wellbeing can sometimes take the back seat for busy, active community leaders. Professionals from St. Joseph Mercy Livingston will be joining us to share dietary and healthy activities that are easy to implement and will to keep us all going strong.
The 10th Annual Tour de Livingston is coming up! Help us get the word out about our club’s signature event by volunteering to work a shift at the pop-up tent! Volunteers will answer general questions about the ride and enjoy meeting people from the community. Please note that some events listed are TENTATIVE. We will provide all volunteers with confirmation once our attendance at these events have been confirmed. Thank you!
 
 
 
 
Our program on Monday will be Shea Charles, Howell City Manager, presenting the proposed Grand River traffic-control options the City is considering. Very timely dialogue for our members.
Our program today will be “Five Year High School – Expanding Educational Opportunities for Our Youth”, being presented by Michael Hubert and Michelle Radcliffe from LESA. This is an exciting, new concept being presented in Livingston County as a first-in-the-state initiative.
               
Come join other fellow Livingston County Rotarians
For an evening of fun and fellowship!
 
When:                   Friday, August 18th
Where:                  Comerica Park
Who:                    Friends and Family
Why:                    If you need a reason, you can’t come
Cost:                    $65.00 per person or $130.00 per couple or $260.00 per couple of couples and so on and so on and so on….
Itinerary:             5:00pm    Arrive at the Spencer Road Park and  
Ride to get on a real bus! Beverages and Pizza will be included               
                             5:30pm    Bus leaves for the ball park
                             7:05pm    Tigers beat The Dodgers
                                              (fireworks after the game)
10:00pm   On the bus back to the Spencer Road
Park and Ride
We have 40 seats available.  It is first come first served.
 
Please RSVP to Tom Lampert at (810) 229-5212 or Lampert@ArcherHuntley.com. Make all checks payable to the, “Livingston Sunrise Rotary Foundation” as they are purchasing the block of tickets.
 
                                                                     
We will be in the Howell High School Highlander Restaurant today. Chef Walker and his students will share the award-winning Culinary Arts Program, as well as other exemplary Howell HS programs. Superintendent Erin MacGregor is coordinating Monday’s program. It should be a tasty day at Rotary!
 
**To get to the Highlander Restaurant, take Highlander Way north, just past Highlander Way Middle School. Turn into the drive going to the Pool/Bus Garage, and circle around past the pool area and by the tennis courts; the restaurant entrance is on the backside of the Cafeteria. There is some parking in the lot, however, overflow may have to park on the service drive.
The Michigan Challenge Balloon Fest will be June 23, 24, and 25 this year.  The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the event to assist with parking.  Each volunteer will receive $7 to be donated to an organization of his or her choice.  The Howell Rotary Club typically recruits volunteers to help with the event and raise funds for the club.  Please consider volunteering.  The shifts are as follows:    
 
Friday, June 23
12 - 4 p.m.
4 - 9 p.m.
 
Saturday, June 24
6 - 10 a.m.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2 - 5 p.m.
5 - 9 p.m.
 
Sunday, June 25
6 - 10 a.m.
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2 - 5 p.m.
5 - 9 p.m.
Please join us for the next Tour de Livingston Committee meeting at 8:30am on April 19th at the Howell Chamber.
Today's program will be “The Red Barrel”, a program of the Livingston County Community Alliance. Presenter Joe Carney will share key information about the program, its impact to our community, locations and how to dispose of items, and much more.
 
 

Transportation in Livingston County:  Growing Momentum Towards Improved Transportation Options

A Presentation to the Howell Rotary Club – Monday, April 3, 2017
by Dr. Leo E. Hanifin, Chairperson – Livingston County Transportation Coalition
Dr. Hanifin will briefly recap his previous presentation to the Rotary Club on county transportation, and then describe the work of the Livingston County Transportation Coalition.  In the past year this coalition of transportation advocates has created tremendous support for more and better transportation options for all who live, work, visit and invest here, as evidenced by the coalition’s growth to over 75 organizations and individuals, a survey of residents, the many resolutions to support the creation of an authority and plan, the Transportation Summit held last January and the submission of a proposal for a large planning grant.  Leo will also discuss how organizations and individuals can raise their voices and get involved.
Today’s Program: This will be our first Quarterly Nonprofit Roundtable, providing our members the opportunity to hear from 3 different local nonprofit organizations. Each will have a display table set up with materials, etc. for members to view and will have 5 minutes “from the podium”. We think this will be a great way for us to get a greater knowledge of additional local organizations. Our guests for Monday include:
  •        American Cancer Society/Relay for Life – Lauren Wagner
  •        Alzheimers Association – Katie Peil
  •        Livingston County Humane Society – Jen Nicholson / Laura Goodwin
Today our presentation will be from our very own Carol Griffith who will be giving us an update on the real estate picture in Livingston County.
Monday’s program features Mike Malott, who kayaked the Mighty Mississippi last summer – a total of 2,117 miles! He’ll share his adventure with our club. Should be an interesting program!
The next Tour de Livingston Committee meeting is Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Howell Chamber of Commerce.  If you cannot attend please contact Andrea or Catherine.  If you are not a current committee member, but are interested in learning more about the committee we would love to see you at the meeting.  
Today's presentation will be Bill Vailliancourt, LC Prosecutor, Betsy Hundley, LC Clerk, and Brandon Denby, LC Register of Deeds will to talk about responsibilities as a key elected official in Livingston County.
For those interested in the Howell Education Foundation Online Auction, the link to register is http://Howell.gesture.com
Or you can register on your phone by texting the word "Howell" to 52182

The auction will close on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11pm.

More about HEF:
The Howell Education Foundation supports many programs that directly assist teachers by getting students engaged in learning and creating opportunities for them through grant funding.

HEF’s mission is to encourage students to fulfill their dreams and to reach their full potential.
Our goal is to foster a lifelong desire to learn by sponsoring educational field trips,
Science camps, scholarships, establishing incentive and recognition programs.
This is all made possible by the contributions of the community.
Adventures in Scouting – by Patti Griffith. Patti will share some of her incredible adventures that have taken place through her involvement with Scouting. She will also share some of the benefits and skills that the boys learn along the way.
 
 

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