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Next Meeting
October 24 at 7 am
First Presbyterian Church in Elk Rapids
At our next meeting, Laura Savoie will present the general fund budget.  Documents will be forthcoming. 
Calling all veterans!  Were you in the armed forces? Whether you served in the states or abroad, we’d like to know.  Please let us know so that we may recognize you during our November 7 meeting.  
 
Upcoming Meetings and Speakers
  • October 24 Laura Savoie- General Fund Budget
  • October 31 Paul Brink - Warm Hearts, Projects in Malawi
  • October 31 Mark Davidson- Member Forum
  • November 7 Veterans Day Recognition - Louise Pond 
  • November 14 - Doug Van Cura- DDA Update
  • November 20- Worker Bee at ACTS-Filling Turkey baskets. Sign up at Tuesday’s meeting
  • November 28 - Terry Miller, Public Image
Matching Grant Opportunity 
The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation will be matching donations by Rotarians  to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, educational and governmental organizations within Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leelananau Counties. You can have up to $250 match, and you can donate to multiple organizations if you
wish.  Applications need to be submitted by December 1 to Julia Pollister- Amos, or you can mail to P.O. Box 814,  Elk Rapids, MI 49629. We highly recommend you take advantage of this opportunity.  See Julia for the application.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Newer Rotarian Larry Kraus is coordinating bell ringing for November. He is looking for volunteers to sign up for a two-hour shift, beginning at 10 am, on weekends at Village Market. Rotarians have been long- time supporters of the work that the Army provides.
 
Look for the signup sheet at the Tuesday’s Morning Meeting.  We still need a December Coordinator. Please volunteer.
 
More Rockers of Action
 
 
Watch for other Rockers of Action soon to be posted on our website and Facebook page.
           Rock on!
 

Meeting Responsibilities for October 24, 2023

Morning Meeting Chair
Blaine Campbell
Greeters 
Norm and Judy
Attendance
Julia Pollister-Amos
Sergeant At Arms
Ed Boettcher
Reflection Quotes 
Julia Pollister-Amos 
Happy Dollars 
Brian Campbell
 
District Governor 
Our Rotary district is looking for Rotarians who would like to run for the position of District Governor for the 2026-27 fiscal year.  Applications need to be submitted by November 15.  If you are interested, contact Paula Jorge @ pm11jorge@gmail.com.   
 

Rockin' Donations!
Forty three Rotarians joined at Rotary Park with a blazing fire, good BBQ, rocking chairs and best of all camaraderie to raise money for Good Works.  To date, the count is at $16,000 with more sponsorships coming in,
 
Way to go, Rotarians!!!
 

 
 
 
 
Christmas Auction 
Past ER Rotary Presidents Gary Chenoweth and Tom Stephenson are once again planning the annual Christmas Auction (December 5, HERTH).  More details are coming soon, but the dress is Sunday best - nice outfits according to Tom.  Good Works will be surveying to determine  community need 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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