Special Programs
Club Board Meeting
Nov 21, 2017
HERTH 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
No Meeting
Dec 19, 2017
Merry Christmas!!
No Meeting
Dec 26, 2017
Happy New Year!!
 
 
RI News
Five years since its debut, Rotary Club Central is getting a big upgrade
When we introduced Rotary Club Central in 2012, it revolutionized goal tracking and planning for clubs and districts — no more filling out paper club-planning forms or passing along boxes of historical club information every time a new leader took office. Rotary Club Central offered clubs and districts a quantifiable way to begin measuring local and global impact, specifically membership initiatives, service activities, and Rotary Foundation giving. But as with any technological advancement, in a few short years, Rotary Club Central began to show its age, and Rotarians took notice. They...
Rotary International Board adopts new zone structure
At its January 2017 meeting, the Rotary International Board of Directors adopted a new zone structure for Rotary clubs. Rotary bylaws require the Board to complete a comprehensive review of the 34 Rotary zones no less often than every eight years to ensure that each zone has an approximately equal number of Rotarians. The Board’s previous review of the zones occurred in 2008. The Board earlier approved the creation of three regional workgroups to develop rezoning proposals for Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas. These workgroups comprised one representative (either a current director,...
Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects
Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part of our celebration of the Foundation’s centennial, we’re honoring 20 global grant projects with special recognition. Learn more about the projects using our interactive map.
 
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ROTARY CLUB of ELK RAPIDS, MI
P.O. Box 814, Elk Rapids, MI 49629         errotary@gmail.com 
 
    
Meets:    Morning Group - T.J. Charlies, Tue., 7 am, 135 River Street                 
                Evening Group - Historic Town Hall, Tue., 6 pm, 401 River Street
New Blood
New members, Lisa Worsley-Matthews (Up North Properties) and Doug Swartz (Elk Rapids Engineering) are inducted at the October 31 meeting.  Also shown are Lisa's sponsor, Brad Person, Doug's sponsor, Norm Veliquette, and Pres. Tom.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT
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$250 MATCH FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR OUR DONATIONS TO ELIGIBLE, REGIONAL CHARITIES

THE DONOR MUST SUBMIT A FORM, AND CHECK, TO THE CHARITY, WHICH WILL THEN COMPLETE THEIR PORTION OF THE FORM AND SEND IT TO OUR SECRETARY, WHO WILL, THEN, SUBMIT IT TO THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BY THE DEADLINE, DECEMBER 1
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