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Williamston Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
Brookshire Inn
205 W Church St.
Williamston, MI  48895
United States
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General Discussion:
  • Attendance: Members=19, Associate Members=3, Guests=1
  • A Thank You was received from the Anguilla Rotary Club
    • Thanks for the donation to help the hurricane devastation there
    • Janet Eyster noted that the President of the Club owned a restaurant there
      • It was destroyed
      • So she has been helping all the other people there where she could
      • Had a party for 2000 children and their families for Christmas
  • Earl passed around a flyer for the fundraiser for Howie’s Band Shell
    • On April 14th at 6:30 pm in the Commons Gym
    • Party for Seven Band will play for dancing
    • Hope to have 150 people attend
  • Earl also mentioned that there will be a prescribed burn on the river banks
    • Probably this week in the area of the Duck Race & Island
    • Let Earl know if you want to see them do the burn
  • Friends of the Parks is having a Play-A-Thon on May 19th
    • They need volunteers to help that day
Jim Conroy gave a history of our Duck Race - especially for the new members
General Discussion:
  • Attendance: Members=21, Associate/Honorary Members=3, Guests=2
  • Right after the meeting, some are going to tour Camp Pa-Wa-Pi
  • The Wolf’s have completed the 1st Host Family for our Foreign Exchange Student, Aanchal
    • President Raj gave Earl & Deborah Rotary Pins as a Thank You

      Narda Murphy, Earl Wolf & President Raj Wiener
    • The second host family will be the Millers
  • Yesterday, Raj presented a check to the Farmer’s Market at the City Council meeting
    • Brian made a PowerPoint presentation about our club to show as well
  • Earl spoke of a Band Shell Fundraiser on April 14th
    • It will be a fun dance at the Commons Gym
    • They hope for 150 people to attend
  • Duck Race - Jim Conroy
    • Letters to potential sponsors went out this week
    • Jim will email the list sent in your name and the generic ones
      • Now we need to make a personal contact with them
    • Encourage them to have Duck Deals
    • If some business is not on the list, let Jim know so he can update the data base
    • Tickets should be available about May 1 - after we get sponsors to put on the tickets

Guest speakers were Fire Chief Mike Yanz and Rick Shuck
Rick Shuck, Paul Tarr, President Raj Wiener, Fire Chief Mike Yanz & Brian Tort
“Distance tests a horse’s strength, time reveals a person’s character.” ~ Chinese Proverb

Rotary International is the world's first service club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members volunteer their time and talent to further the Rotary motto, Service Above Self.

The Object of Rotary: The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  • SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  • THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;
  • FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
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