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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., Don Juan Mexican Bar & Grill
 
Ypsilanti: Monday, 12:00 p.m., EMU Student Center
 
 
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Club Information
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North, 50th Anniversary - Logo
 
 
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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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.
 
 
Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is on October 21, 2017, at Cross and Resurrection Church. Join us for great German Food, Beer and Wine. 
 
Funds raised at this event will be used to support the ongoing efforts of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation, a 501(c)3, in its mission to improve the quality of life for children and adults in our community and around the world. 
 
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North, supports Green Baxter Court children's programs, sponsors high school students for Rotary Youth Leadership camps and provided bike helmets for children attending Packard Health's recent Healthy Kids Fair.
 
Funds help pay for additional plants and supplies for our Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden at Gallup Park. 
 
Our signature international effort, Project Dignity, provides toilets to families in rural India. Another International project provides microloans to families starting small businesses in Nigeria.
 
Would you like to sponsor this event. See the sponsorship letter at Oktoberfest Sponsorship Letter.
 
PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT:
 
Contact: Joyce Williams
 
Online Registration:
Sorry, payments can not be processed online. Checks can be sent (no cash) to Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North P.O. Box 131022 Ann Arbor, MI 48113-1022. Payable to Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North.
 
Stories
Join the Southfield Area Rotary Club for a fun evening of food, music and dancing while serving the Southfield youth community! A portion of profits will go to Southfield Youth Assistance, a partner of Southfield Area Rotary Club dedicated to supporting the physical, mental and emotional welfare of local youth. 

What you don't want to miss:
- Buffet Dinner, Drinks (Cash Bar)
- Dancing to the sounds of DJ "Lightning" Rod from the Detroit Princess

Keynote Speakers:
- Dr. Kenson J. Siver, Mayor of Southfield
- Mr. John W. Barfield, Founder of The Bartech Group, and Author of "Starting from Scratch: The Humble Beginnings of a Two Billion-Dollar Enterprise"
- Dr. Jan Cardwell, University of Phoenix Campus Vice President

Attire: Semi-Formal & Business

Event Cost: Early Bird Tickets $50 (through Sept. 22, 2017). Purchase tickets
 www.SARCevents.com
 
Southfield
 
Chris Kolb, shared at Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North, about midrinkingwater.org, to help people in Michigan be educated on drinking water quality. Chris talked about the Clean Water Checklist.
 

 
Clean Water Checklist
  • Identify your source of drinking water – public systems (community water system or Type III) or private well​
1. Source Water
 
Public System
 
a) Community Water System
b) Type III (small apartment complexes, residential subdivisions, etc.)  
  • When was the water last tested?​
Private well
  • When was the well last tested?
  • What should the well be tested for?
  • Is my septic system in good working order?​
2. Treatment & Distribution
 
Public System
 
a) Community Water Systems
b) Type III (small apartment complexes, residential subdivisions, etc.)  
  • Do I have enough information regarding my water quality, or should I have additional testing done?
  • Should I use an additional filter?
 Private well
  • Do I soften my water?
  • Should I use an additional filter?​
3. Home Plumbing
4. Affordability
5. When your away from home
  • What about the school my children and my workplace attend?
    • Is it part of a Community Water System? See above.
    • Is it a Type II Systems (transient or nontransient)?
    • What are the testing requirements?
  • Is a copy of the Consumer Confidence Report available?
Information about Drinking Water Checklist located at:
 

 
Before Chris gave his presentation Jane McManus, District Governor Elect, shared gifts with our Past District Governors Virginia and Gail Scott.
 
Chris Kolb
 
Peg Windsor gives Chris Kolb a Rotary tape measure.
 
Chris Kolb
 
 
Diane Shaffrey, received her first Paul Harris at lunch on September 7th, for her donation of $1000.00 to Rotary International Foundation. Peg thanked her for her generosity, especially because she is a new Rotarian.
 
Diane has also taken on this years position, as our Youth Exchange Officer.
 
 
On Saturday night, September 9, 2017, Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North member's Joyce Williams, Gail Scott, Eric Tindall, Jeff Crause, Doc and Sherry Lessens attended the Amy Fedel Memorial Benefit Concert at Greenwood U.M.C.
 
The fundraiser was in memory of Amy Fedel, who died when their family's van was hit by a drunk driver in the summer of 1998, while they were going on vacation to Mackinaw City. 
 
All proceeds from the concert was donated to the Brain Injury Association of Michigan (http://www.biami.org) and Michigan M.A.D.D. (https://www.madd.org/michigan).
 
Mike Fedel, the Father of Amy and Lisa Fedel, and one of Jeff's band member's, was happy to see us, and encouraged us to come next year.​​​​
 
For more information: http://www.fedel.com/amyandlisa/
 
Amy and Lisa Page
 
​​​Mike Fedel on left, and Jeff Crause far right.
 
 
 
Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden
Visit The Butterfly Garden and Hummingbird Garden Today:
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
Lunch Sign-Up
September, 2017
Greeter
Greenough, Robert
 
Invocation
Broderick, Tammy
 
The Four-Way Test
Nelson, Scott
 
50/50
Sheffrey, Diane
 
B.A.B.E.s
Windsor, Peggy
 
October 2017
Greeter
Nelson, Scott
 
Invocation
Broderick, Don
 
The Four-Way Test
Broderick, Tammy
 
50/50
Dabrowski, Sofia
 
B.A.B.E.s
Scott, Gail
 
November 2017
Greeter
Lessens, Sherry
 
Invocation
Schindel, Bryan
 
The Four-Way Test
Jarzembowski, Rick
 
50/50
Sheffrey, Diane
 
B.A.B.E.s
Broderick, Tammy
 
 
Kroger Community Rewards
ENROLL AT:
 
Kroger Community Rewards
 
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor North Foundation received $10.36 from 5/01/17-7/30/17.
 
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.