Club and District Service Projects help to meet real needs in your community.
It is what Rotary Clubs does best in Super District 6400!   Some are local in District 6400 and some are from around the world!    District 6400 makes a difference locally and globally! 

Here are just some of the latest projects and community events that Rotarians devote their time, talent and  treasury.  They also enjoy great fellowship and we welcome in new members to our great organization too!

 

 

Hines Park PM  Raises $1600 with their Wagon of Cheer raffle.

 

 

 

 

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The Rotary Club of Leamington’s First Annual Walk, Wine and Dine, supporting Youth Mental Health in Uptown Leamington was a big success. Eighty-three diners were treated to culinary selections from 8 participating uptown restaurants.

 

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Livonia AM Club member Claude Kendrick participated in a Fishing Derby put on by the Woodhaven Rotary Club

 

 

 

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Belleville Rotary Club Golf Outing!   _________________________________________________________________

The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) held the 42nd annual Art in the Park event on June 4th and 5th. This year they broke their annual attendance record with more than 40,000 people passing through the event. Proceeds raised from this year’s event will continue to support the restoration of Willistead Manor and support local and global community service projects through The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918).

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Belleville Rotarians played flowers around the gazebo in Belleville’s Victory Park on Tuesda, May 31st. This annual project helps maintain the gazebo for various community events hosted at the gazebo and park throughout the season.__________________________________________________

 

Garden City Rotary delivered a taco bar lunch to the Garden City Fire and EMT department on May 25, 26th and 27th in order to cover all the shifts.

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Windsor Roseland Lobsterfest fun!

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Belleville’s Scholarship Awards Night hosted by the club   Five students were awarded $5,000 each. The scholarships are possible via partnership with the Cozaad Foundation in conjunction with the Belleville Rotary Club._____________________________________________________

 

Hard-working Northville  Rotarians who attended our Rotary Well Park clean-up this week to keep the entrance to Downtown Northville ___________________________________________________________

Belleville Rotary Club members removed several bags of trash at the Belleville Lake West DNR boat ramp access, park entrance, and along Rawsonville Road on April 23rd in conjunction with the Belleville Yacht Club and other volunteers from the community who pitched in to help keep our community looking its best.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) celebrated Earth Day by participating in a tree-planting.  They’re proud to announce that thanks to the various group and organizations that came together, the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) was among 800 volunteers who successfully planted 2,000 trees that will benefit our communities for generations to come.  _______________________________________________________

Trenton Rotarians showed up to go out on the river and do cleanups around the shoreline around the city of Trenton.

 

 

 

 

Rotary Club of Wayne and the Rotary Club of  Canton  Earth Day Clean up.  City-wide cleanup.   They mobilized over 160 volunteers ______________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

Grosse Pt. Rotarians volunteered alongside Ford House workers to collect trash on the shoreline

 

 

 

 

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Rotary Club of Hines Park PM cleaned up our adopted Gateway Trail in Dearborn

 

 

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Serving in the City of Ecorse at Dingell Park. Representing Lincoln Park Rotary.

Everett Thomas (President), Devonte Shepard (Ecorse City Council member), Charles Miles Jr.(Lincoln Park Rotary member)

 

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Grosse Pointe Rotary and volunteers donated their time or goods to the April drive-by food drive! All to support the  Second Mile Center and Community Treehouse. ___________________________________________________________

The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) has recently donated a collection of gently used eyeglasses with support from optometrist, Janice Bellemore, Don Marsh, Janet Kelly and Dr. Ashok Rajan. These glasses  are being sent to those in need, both in India (Gandevi Rotary Club) and indigenous communities in Thunder Bay and Sudbury.  _______________________________________________________________________

17 members of SMCC’s Interact Club attended the Rotary Club of Michigan’s

35th Annual Rotarian Easter Party and enjoyed a wonderful time playing games, reading stories, and delivering lunch & Easter baskets to Monroe County Intermediate School District students.

 

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Belleville Rotary Club members packaged food Wednesday evening at Trinity Episcopal Church for the Friday Fill-Up program. This wonderful food program benefits students at local schools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

District Team Training Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St Patrick’s Party Fundraiser with the Trenton Rotary Club

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John Haydamacker, current President of the Huron Township Rotary Club, presents appreciation bags to Huron Township Officials. We recognized individuals who hold those same ideals and values as us, our Huron Township Police Department & Staff, Fire Dept & staff, Dispatchers, Dept of Public Works Employees, Huron Township Board of Trustees and Township Employees, what you do for our community sometimes goes unnoticed, and we want to change that a little bit. ________________________________________________________

Detroit AM Club was  very happy to collaborate with 4 nonprofits in Detroit. We engaged with a medical student who wrote a book FLY, DOCTOR, FLY. We contacted the Source Book Store in Detroit- that carries books that concentrate on diverse characters and issues. The book store agreed to carry the book  and the author provided 13 books to the store, that we purchased and then donated to the 13 Brilliant homes. It was a GREAT collaborative experience

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The Belleville Rotary Club distributed 35 dozen paczkis on Feb 28th in preparation for Fat Tuesday festivities.
 
Proceeds from this fundraiser benefited Guiding Harbor, a local foster care facility that provides child caring and child placement services for abused and neglected children. 

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Monroe Rotary Club gathers  middle school needing essentials for their 6th and 7th graders.  In just 5 days Monroe Club collected 718 items for the children in need!

 

 

 

 

 

Detroit AM Rotary Club  donated $1000. Dollars worth of winter wear for the children in the Brilliant Program – we presented the winter wear to the CEO of Brilliant- Cindy Eggleton at the Central Detroit home.

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Canton Rotary Club Chili Cook-Off  it was a great way to spend a Chilly February afternoon

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Plymouth Rotary club helped out Focus Hope to pack food boxes that are distributed to area seniors in need.
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District Collaborative Community Matching Grant Check presentations. To the Woodhaven Brownstown Rotary, Southgate Rotary and Dearborn Heights Clubs. The Rotary Club of Taylor facilitated the project: Food Drive for the Fish and Loaves Community Pantry.

 

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The Belleville Club welcomed our newest member, Michelle Gottstein of New Bosto.  Assistant Governor Terri Riopelle (right) performed the new member installation ceremony

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Northville Rotary Club  pottery-making social

 

 

 

 

 

Northville Cookie Exchange

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Hines Park Rotarians Volunteering with the Dearborn Goodfellows – “No Child Without a Christmas:. We sold newspapers on street corners, packed boxes of gifts, and made deliveries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hines Park Rotary Club held their first annual Pizza Party with Santa fundraiser on Wednesday, December 15th at the Dearborn Eks Club. It was a fun event, and we plan to have this as an annual event going forward. Thanks to all who supported us with this event.

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Blessing Box
The blessing box is complete and open for business. What is it? It’s a box where people and families who are having trouble making ends meet can discretely get food and some supplies.
The box is sponsored by Huron Township Rotary in conjunction with Willow Methodist Church.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) partnered with Salvation for their Annual Christmas Kettle Bell Campaign. Our Rotarians have volunteered their time every Saturday since November to support this important cause.

 

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Rotary Club of LaSalle-Centennial Completes Its’ 15th Annual Holiday Hope Basket Program

 

 

 

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Rotary Club of Taylor led by Rotarian Armando Sardanopoli again generated funds to be able to donate new winter coats to the Fischer and Johnson Head Start Schools. They donated a total of 95 coats.

 

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DG Aruna’s final official visit at her home club!

Windsor Roseland Homecoming!

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A great project a great story, check out this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SzW2GfcOMQ

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Westland Rotary funded, with assistance of the District Grant, the 8th Annual Free Holiday Meals for Wayne-Westland Veterans, Surviving Spouses, and Families of Active Duty Service Members by distributing over 350 full Thanksgiving meals.

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One Rotary Summit Contest Winner

One Rotary Summit – Tales from the Bright Side Contest:      Many thanks to all the clubs that submitted pictures showing Rotarians in Action and enjoying fellowship as part of our One Rotary Summit contest.  This is has been a challenging year, however there are still so many wonderful activities happening at our clubs and in our District, and so many tales and stories from the bright side.    Congratulations to Dearborn Heights Rotary Club; the club was randomly selected and will be awarded their prize  in early 2022.    Take some time to enjoy all the pictures that were submitted – they will brighten your day….    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zkiuibvj6ycz0sb/AADpaQ7d0GzPfnKu86a-97tqa?dl=0 

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Veterans Day Pancake Breakfast co-hosted by Service Connection Veterans Service Chair Ann Rudisill and the Downriver Kiwanis Club. _______________________________________________________________________

 

Dearborn Heights Rotary Club enjoyed hosting Robichaud High School Interact Students during World Interact Week

 

 

 

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Garden City Rotary–  Operation Warm coats were delivered to 10 Garden City schools; and below you see me surrounded by the boxes of coats! __________________________________________________________________________

Windsor Roseland  You + Me Chairs Sculpture Unveiled at Jackson Park

 

 

“The Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland is pleased to be part of the ongoing plans to improve and beautify Jackson Park for the Windsor community. In honour of our 40th anniversary, the club is pleased to be able to help support the You + Me sculpture, 40 Magnolia trees, a drinking fountain and bike rack. We applaud the City of Windsor for their vision to maintain and improve the park – a jewel in our parks system. We look forward to continuing to be part of Jackson Park for years to come!”
Gisele Seguin, Board President, Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland

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Adrian Morning Rotary Receives Grant from Zonta Club of Lenawee  to purchase new books aimed at inspiring and empowering girls.   Members of Adrian Morning Rotary help stock the little free libraries which are located throughout the community

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Windsor Walkerville  The Rotary Legacy Forest Tree Planting

 

 

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Rotary 1918 held its Annual Tree Planting Event in collaboration with the Essex Regional Conservation Authority and planted 300 trees!

 

 

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Dearborn Heights Interact Club at Robichaud High School kicked off International Interact Week with the District 6400 Community Cleanup

 

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On Oct 21st, the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) got together on Zoom for our second annual Paint Night For Polio event in collaboration with Julie’s Paint Party! This year we raised $481.50 and had a great time together!
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Congratulations to Essex Rotarian Kim Spirou, who has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2021 Zone 28-32 Donald MacRae Peace Award.  Kim will be officially recognized during this week’s Virtual Zone Summit.  Read more HERE.

 

 

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24 Hour Glean-a-thon   

   Rotarians from all Area 9 and 10 clubs cleaning and chopping vegetables. Those vegetables will then get hydrated and made into soup mix to go around the world to help feed the hungry

 

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LaunchGLOBAL,  is a Rotary sponsored pilot program, was spearheaded by Rotary volunteers from

According to Margaret Williamson, chair of LaunchGLOBAL, entrepreneurs in each group have the responsibility to award loans to their respective businesses. “This means taking the time get to know each other, build trust and have confidence that the loan will be repaid on a timely basis,” said Williamson.     This year, the Rotary Club of Detroit’s four qualifying entrepreneurs are Khella Young of Bee Buzzed, Lilllian Quickley of Small BIZness Research and Development, Dazmonique Carr of Deeply Rooted Produce, and Timara Wheeler of Rose Royalty Collections, LLC.

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What is LaunchDETROIT? 

Our Mission

To support and develop entrepreneurs and small businesses in under-resourced communities in the Detroit region, by providing access to business loans, business development services, and networking opportunities  

LaunchDETROIT is a multi-faceted program that includes:

  • Free small business training:
  • Micro-loans $1,000 to $2,500 each
  • An assigned mentor from the business community
  • Networking opportunities

For more information  go to https://launchdetroit.org

For more information about donation and partnership opportunities along with applicant criteria and requirements, contact@LaunchDetroit.org

LaunchDETROIT hosts online Entrepreneur Marketplace to help small businesses .  Check out  https://launchdetroit.org/entrepreneur-marketplace/