Rotary Club Of Ann Arbor North
 
We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM 

Holiday Inn, Near The University of Michigan
3600 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI  48105
 
Phone:  (734)224-4130
 
 
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Vocational Service
 
 
Mission And Vision Statement
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Mission Statement
 
The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North is a service group dedicated to the complementary purposes of fellowship and service to others, accomplished through a variety of local and international projects with broad member participation in partnership with other people and organizations, in the spirit of Rotary International.
 
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Vision Statement
 
The Rotary Cub of Ann Arbor North envisions a club of vibrant, active people who enjoy their membership. We seek to recruit new like minded members to help us take and maintain a leadership role in our community and in Rotary, demonstrating our commitment to action and ideals.
 
Stories
Bowling Fundraiser for Fisher House of Michigan, 
Sunday, February 18, 2018.
Presented by Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North and Milan Rotary
 
Bowling Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dine to Donate and Arcade Ticket Sales: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Silent Auction Open: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Revel and Roll, 1950 South Industrial Highway Ann Arbor, Michigan.
 
An accurate count for bowlers must be given to Revel & Roll by February 9,2018. Register at https://portal.clubrunner.ca/659/Event/Register/1f547c10-3c62-4c46-9f11-d7b040be3ef4 as soon as possible. In comments section, tell us total number of bowlers that are going to bowl and their names. Cost of bowling is $25.00 PER PERSON and includes two hours of bowling, shoes, two slices of pizza and soft drinks.
 
If you do not want to bowl, still come out, eat at the Restaurant (Dine to Donate for Fisher House of Michigan) and enjoy the event.
 
Arcade cards will be sold. Cards are $10.00 for one hour of play in the arcade. Fisher House will get $5.00 from each card sold. 
 
Click the link, for the Dine To Donate Flyer (Bowling Fundraiser For Fisher House- Dine To Donate Flyer). You will need to give the flyer to the waiter or waitress to get the 15% donation.
 
If you would like to be a lane sponsor ($100.00 one lane, Bowling cost not included in sponsorship) email milanmirotary@gmail.com.
 
If you want to help with the event, 50/50, silent auction, arcade sales or be a lane sponsor email erictindall67@gmail.com.
 
 
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On Thursday, January 11, Joyce Williams spoke about the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM). The NKFM’s mission is to prevent kidney disease and to also care for those who have it. Most of the kidney disease in the U.S.. is caused by type 2 diabetes. People with prediabetes — higher-than-normal blood glucose (sugar) levels, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes — are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels. In fact, many people with prediabetes may be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within 5 years
 
One of the NKFM’s most exciting and promising programs is the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The program is a yearlong program designed for people with prediabetes or at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes, with the goal that participants will adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. In April, Medicare will cover the program for its participants. It is the first prevention program that Medicare has ever funded.
 
Diabetes Prevention Program workshops are led by trained lifestyle coaches during weekly one-hour group sessions and eight monthly sessions that follow. Participants learn how to eat healthy, add physical activity to their routine, manage stress, stay motivated, and solve problems that can get in the way of healthy changes. The program’s group setting provides a supportive environment with people who are facing similar challenges and trying to make the same changes. Together, participants celebrate their successes and find ways to overcome obstacles.
 
There is a DPP workshop starting in Ann Arbor on Monday,February 5. Find out your risk via the risk test or sign up for DPP at www.nkfm.org/dpp.
 
Story written by Joyce Williams
 
NKF of MI
 
Sad to announce today, that John W. Barfield passed away in his home in Ann Arbor on Tuesday. Johnny was a good friend to Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North and talked to the club many times. Our condolences go to his family and friends.
 
Photo's from May 19, 2016 RCAAN Luncheon:  
John Barfield
 
 
Article and details for his visitation and service from the Daily Telescope at: 
 
Daily Telescope
 
Joet, talked at our luncheon on January 4 2017, he retired from employment in 2004 to become a serial entrepreneur in the development of small businesses and volunteer community work.
 
Joet, works at Project Grow and Matthaei Botanical Garden. He described his work at the Matthaei Botanical Garden where he is responsible for their compost garden. Compost is a mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter and is used for fertilizing and conditioning land.
 
Finally Joet talked, about his work on Comfrey Gardens at Project Grow.  Comfrey is a common name for plants in the genus Symphytum. Comfrey species are important herbs in organic gardening. It is used as a fertilizer and as an herbal medicine. Comfrey is a perennial herb with beautiful, bell-shaped flowers and large leaves.
 
Joet, became a member of Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North last year and is going to be a dedicated volunteer at our Butterfly Garden in Gallup Park.
 
 
 
Kroger Community Rewards
ENROLL AT:
 
Kroger Community Rewards
 
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation received $9.05 from 7/30/17-10/30/17.
 
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North is registered in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Sign up and start making money for The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation (Kroger Community Rewards #21725).
 
  • Click on Sign In/Register
  • Most participants are new online customers', so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
  • Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your e-mail address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
  • You will then get a message to check your e-mail in-box and click on the link within the body of the e-mail.
  • Click on My Account and use your e-mail address and password to proceed to the next step.
  • Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter NPO number (#21725) or name of organization (Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation), select organization from list and click on confirm.
  • To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
Friendly Reminder: To continue donating to Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation on your purchases, you must re-enroll every April.
 
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Ann Arbor Area Rotary Clubs
Ann Arbor: Wednesday, 12:00 p.m., Anderson Room, Michigan Union
 
Ann Arbor North: Thursday, 12:00 p.m., Holiday Inn, Near The University of Michigan
 
Ann Arbor West: Thursday, 6:15 p.m., Quarter Bistro Restaurant
 
Brighton: Tuesday, 12:15 p.m., Brighton Community Center
 
Chelsea: Tuesday, 12:15 p.m., The Common Grill Restaurant
 
Dexter: Thursday, 7:30 a.m., Terry B's Restaurant
 
Livingston Sunrise: Friday, 7:15 a.m., Genoa Medical Center
 
Milan: Tuesday, 12:00 p.m., Milan Area Schools District Boardroom, 100 Big Red Circle, 
 
Saline: Thursday, 12:00 p.m., Travis Pointe Country Club
 
Ypsilanti: Monday, 12:00 p.m., EMU Student Center
 
 
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January 2018
Greeter
Scott, Gail
 
Invocation
Broderick, Tammy
 
The Four-Way Test
Nordby, Virginia
 
50/50
Specht, Bob
 
B.A.B.E.s
Jarzembowski, Rick
 
February 2018
Greeter
Broderick, Tammy
 
Invocation
 
The Four-Way Test
Lessens, Doc
 
50/50
Sheffrey, Diane
 
B.A.B.E.s
 
March 2018
Greeter
Scott, Gail
 
Invocation
Schindel, Bryan
 
The Four-Way Test
Broderick, Tammy
 
50/50
Dabrowski, Sofia
 
B.A.B.E.s