October 23, 2017 Meeting Bulletin
America the Beautiful - Ken Gass
Invocation - Dave Underdown
Greeter - Jessica Shulze
Tickets - Norma Jean Evans
Raffle - Bill Roy
Sheriff - Ryan Quinn
Speaker Host - Doug Koschik
Guest of Rotarians - Suzanne Smak, legal assistant (John Shrot)
  • Happy Birthday to Bryan Frank on 10/29
  • Happy 33rd wedding anniversary to Joe and Tracy Bauman
  • Hope Warming 11/8 - See Bill Roy for volunteer sign up
  • Mark Anderson announced volunteer opportunities on Saturday mornings at the house in Pontiac that is being renovated for human trafficing survivors as part of the Monarch Wings Hope Against Human Trafficing organization effort.  See Mark if interested.
  • Norma Jean announced the Literacy program is starting back up on December 5th at Owen Elementary.  Norma Jean has flyers with detail information for those interested.  She also plans on an Email blast in the near future....
  • Fund Raising Committee meeting at Village Coney in Adams Square 10/24 at noon.  See Bryan Frank and Vic Pooler
  • Third Thursday is at All Seasons on 11/16 from 5 to 7pm.
  • Those who signed up for the Wings hockey game need to pay Regan or Bryan Frank.
  • Information or interest in advertising space need to be provided to Bryan Frank by Friday, so the directory can go to print.
  • Doug Koschik announced Books & Bites at the Library on 11/10 from 6 to 9pm.
  • Charles Wickens and John Shrot requested that club members seek or recommend future speakers or ideas for future meetings.  We want to keep things fresh and interesting.
  • Charles requested that anyone with connections to, or people involved in, the Pure Michigan ad campaign to contact him.
Two minute updates were provided by Mark Anderson (financial markets) and Cris Braun (NEXT activities)
Member Spotlight - Jill Jones..... Independent travel agent and former restauranteur who enjoys providing information for your upcoming travel.  She also is active in TourismCares.org.  It is a volunteer organization that serves areas and people in need that also host the tourism trade.
Today's Speaker - Marjore Saulson, a speaking coach from Vibrant Vocal Power, Inc.  She focused on fears everyone has of public speaking and offered tips and tactics to overcome those apprehensions.
(Bulletin Submitted by John Westerheide)