Speakers
Club-Board Meeting
Oct 21, 2019
Club Business
Clarence Dass, Attorney, Immigration Champion
Oct 21, 2019 11:45 AM
Battling Sage 4 Cancer while Battling to Keep Legal Iraqi Immigrants Here
Craig Bryson and Dennis Kolar, RCOC
Oct 28, 2019 11:45 AM
Fix the Damn Roads: Where is the funding, and what roads get prioity?
Club-Board Meeting
Nov 18, 2019
Club Business
Club-Board Meeting
Dec 16, 2019
Club Business
 
 
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Meeting Time & Place
MONDAY @ DAVE & AMY’S
800 N Pontiac Trail ~ Walled Lake, MI 48390
Network, Speakers & Lunch 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
 
SECOND THURSDAY of Month @ KICKSTAND BREWING
Network & Brews  7 - 8 PM
 
CONTACT US:
Lakes Area Rotary  ~   P.O. Box 51  ~   Walled Lake, MI 48390
lakesarearotary@gmail.com
 
 
 
Home Page Stories
Member, Jerry Scrivo, is walking in our local Crop Walk.  A percent of donated funds will go directly to local food pantries, Open Door and Hospitality House.  We collected $65 at our meeting Monday to help Jerry in this endeavor. If you want to contribute contact Jerry directly or sent a check to "Lakes Area Rotary" at P.O. Box 51/Walled Lake, MI 48390 and we will ensure it goes to help this effort to feed the hungry.
The annual fundraiser for the Orphan Medical Network International (OMNI) Project is fast upon us.  
It will be a fun evening at Huron River Club/22575 Farmington Rd./Farmington, MI 48336
Safari Dinner/Silent and Live Auctions
Sunday, September 15, 2019
4-8 pm
 
You can sign up to attend or make a donation at http://www.rotaryclubofwestbloomfield.com/2019-omni-fundraiser
 
If you would rather make a donation to Lakes Area Rotary Charitable Fund designated for OMNI, please send a check to Lakes Area Rotary Charitable Fund (LARCF) at P.O. Box 876/Walled Lake, MI 48390 and we will ensure it gets to OMNI.
A message from Juba, a third grader from Zambia, Africa who we sponsored for the school year of 2019-2019 along with some of his art. 
June 25 we celebrated Jeff Green ending 2 years of service to the club as President and the installation of officers for the coming year: Congratulations to all!
 
Mindy Fernandes - President
Kenneth Gass - President Elect/Exec. Secretary
Jeff Green - Secretary
Paul McVey - Treasurer
 
Joining us were a number of those we supported this year:  Donovan Neal and Nettie (Hospitality House); Chuck Phillipson and Michelle Bianco (Foundation for Excellence) and Larenne and Stephen Clark (Scarlet’s Smile).
 
We were especially happy to present Paul Harris awards to Larenne and Stephen for their outstanding work in the community - leading the way to the development and installation of Scarlet’s Smile all inclusive Playground.  
WE ARE MOVING
Beginning Monday, July 1 we will be meeting at 
Dave & Amy's in Walled Lake!
You will find us in the first private room off the main dining area
11:45 Gathering
Noon-1 pm Meeting
 
THIRSTY THURSDAY - 2ND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 
KICKSTAND BREWING- 7 PM
3050 Union Lake Road
KICK BACK ~ SOCIALIZE ~ NETWORK
ShelterBox thanks Lakes Area Rotary for their donation of $1000.  Our box is being packed and has not yet been deployed. You can track our box by going to www.shelterboxusa.org and entering box# 23816 to see where is goes.  Our club makes it a priority to support Shelterbox because it is a way for us to respond to immediate disaster relief needs around the world.
 
 
Upcoming Events
  • THIRSTY THURSDAYS
    Kickstand Brewing Co.
    Nov 14, 2019 7:00 PM –
    Oct 29, 2020 7:00 AM
  • THIRSTY THURSDAYS
    Kickstand Brewing Co.
    Dec 12, 2019 7:00 PM –
    Nov 26, 2020 7:00 AM
 
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