Club Information
Welcome To Our Club!
Suttons Bay-Leelanau County

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
The Village Inn
201 St. Joseph Ave.
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
United States of America
A few (but not all) of our 2022 Rotarians!
A few (but not all) of our Paul Harris Fellows.

Welcome to our Rotary Club!

The “Suttons Bay Rotary Club” was established on January 29, 1946. Our club was founded due to the vision and urging of Cupy Stratton. Chuck Boyer of the Traverse City Club assisted in the sponsorship (by the Traverse City Club) that resulted in the establishment of our club. Our Rotary Club meets weekly on Thursdays at noon for fellowship, lunch, and program discussion. These meetings have provided the foundation for many friendships that have carried on for many many years!

 

Local efforts include support for 4H, scouting groups, cherry initiatives, and junior achievement within school districts. The Rotary Youth Exchange Program brings foreign high school students to our communities. We also sponsor local students who in turn are able to experience school and culture in other nations around the world. Both in-coming and out-going students stay with host families for a period of one year.

 

Leelanau County is a very special place in the hearts of all the members of our club. We have “Adopted a Highway” with the cooperation of MDOT and are dedicated to five miles of scenic M-22. We also sponsor school groups who sail on the educational vessel the “Inland Seas” to learn about biology and fisheries upon the great lakes.

 

If you would be interested in attending a meeting as a guest or potentially a future member please contact our membership chair Mary Tonneberger at 231-386-7951 or by email at mptomena@torchlake.com .

Subscribe to Newsletter

Subscribe to our eBulletin and stay up to date on the latest news and events.

 
Speakers
Bob Reimink
May 24, 2024
"Battling Invasive Species on Lake Leelanau"
Mark Moser
May 30, 2024
"Northern Latitudes Distillery"
Club Assembly
Jun 06, 2024
Club Assembly
Dr. Phoebe Danziger
Jun 13, 2024
"Stowe Farm Pediatrics"
Brittany Darga & Jennifer Oltersdorf
Jun 20, 2024
"Writing & Illustrating a Children's Book - If a Petoskey Stone Could Talk"
Eric Johnston - Environmental Health Director
Jun 27, 2024
"Point of Sale Well/Septic Inspections in Leelanau County"
No Rotary Meeting
Jul 04, 2024
No Meeting - Happy 4th of July!
.
Jul 11, 2024
"South Fox Island Lighthouse"
.
Jul 18, 2024
"Grand Traverse Lighthouse, Northport"
.
Jul 25, 2024
"North Manitou Shoals Light (The Crib)"
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Recording Secretary
Board Member
Board Member
Board Member
Board Member
Immediate Past President
Public Relations Chair
Life Leadership Chair
Membership Chair
Youth Exchange Chair - Outging
Foundation Chair
Owen Bahle Award Chair
Youth Exchange - Incoming
Club Service Projects Chair
Web Manager
Rotary International
Rotary members provide modular housing to Ukraine

Affordable and easy to install, the prefabricated houses offer shelter – and a sense of hope

Rotary projects around the globe September 2023

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in Belize, the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.

A solar energy divide

Rotary and Habitat for Humanity team up to bring rooftop solar to low-income homeowners in America

Classrooms wired for success

The Rotary clubs of Panamá Norte and Westchester (Los Angeles), put together a global grant that sought to remedy the digital divide in Panama. The project provided each school with 30 laptops for students, an interactive whiteboard, and other technology, and also provided training for local teachers.

Shape-shifting Singapore

Rotary editor Wen Huang visits the home of the 2024 Rotary International Convention for a third time and finds that the flourishing Asian city-state has reinvented itself — again