Club Service Projects help to meet real needs in your community.
It is what Rotary Clubs does best in Super District 6400!
Here are just some of the latest projects and community events that Rotarians devote their, time, talent and treasury.
Adrian Morning and Noon Rotary Club celebrated the Rotary Foundations Centennial with a fun evening at the Lenawee Country Club.
Dearborn Heights Rotary Club Bookcase Project promotes reading at Daly Elementary School
Children who learn to love reading early will likely carry that passion with them throughout their lives.To encourage that love of literacy, the Dearborn Heights Rotary held its seventh annual Bookcase Project April 13 at Daly Elementary School in Inkster. The school is part of Dearborn Heights’ Westwood Community School District. Each of the school’s 29 third graders received a personalized wooden bookcase, a starter set of 10 books and a Rotary book bag to foster a love of reading. The Bookcase Project is one of many community efforts done by Dearborn Heights Rotarians. Visit dearbornheightsrotary.org to become a member or learn more about the group.
Hands-on Project at The LaSalle Centennial Rotary Club. Hangout Service Night at the Downtown Mission with LaSalle Rotarians!
Woodhaven Brownstown and Southgate Rotary clubs held Shred days in their communities yesterday. Awesome job Rotarians!
Trenton Rotary Club charters a new Community based Rotaract Club! Congratulations to the Trenton area Community Rotarct Act Club.
Windsor (1918) Rotary Club and the City of Windsor – New Riverfront Plaza
The Rotary Club of Windsor 1918 & the city have partnered on the $395,000. Funding is being split 50/50.
A new plaza funded by the City of Windsor and Rotary Club of Windsor 1918 is set to be built along the waterfront across from Caesars Windsor. (Photo courtesy City of Windsor)
“We want a place where people can go on their lunch hour, taken their children,” says Kelly. “We watch people down there, but it’s not a nice, fund place — it’s just a bench somewhere or a piece of grass. We’re hoping that this will be a destination point that people will come back to.” Kelly says the project still needs to be tendered out, but hopes to see shovels in the ground come July or August.
The new plaza is expected to be completed May 2018.
Detroit Rotary Club -Youth Citizen of the Month
What a thrill it was this past Wednesday at our Detroit Rotary meeting at the DAC when our new Rotary member Adam Keagle of General Motors and I were able to present the first of our nine (9) scholarship awards to this school year’s first “Youth Citizen Service Awardee” Agustin Guerrero-Flores of Cesar Chavez Academy High School! Agustin humbly accepted his award and made an inspiring speech about his love of service and the immense role it plays in his life and will guide his future. Both of his proud parents were there, along with Sandra Chavez, his College/Career Advisor, and his Principal, Juan Jose Martinez, a decades-long friend of mine, who enthusiastically cheered for Agustin and took the photo below.
We will present one award per week, almost every week between now and mid-May! Thanks to the amazing volunteer work of our “Youth Citizen Service Award” committee members, next week’s honoree will be Myrical Starr Crosby of Pershing High School, presented by Latricia Wright, YCSA Committee Member.
What an honor and privilege seeing one of our fabulous scholars receiving the Detroit Rotary Club award and scholarship! What an honor and privilege seeing one of ourfabulous scholars receiving the Detroit Rotary Club award and scholarship!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
Interact Peace Conference
Windsor Walkerville and Hines Park PM Rotarians enjoying a joint meeting and fellowship!
Big ups to the Madison Interact students, adviser Dawn Opsal, and Stones Catering for hosting a Valentines Day dinner at the Salvation Army Share the Warmth Shelter.
Taylor Rotary Club – On February 2, 1017, Beaumont’s Taylor Teen Drug Resistance Program.
Our club helped to sponsor and serve breakfast to over 200 students, their teachers and some parents. It was held at the Taylor Masonic Lodge. It was a celebration of the Drug Resistance Program for children 2nd to 6th grade. Taylor Rotarian Simone Calvas chaired this event. The Taylor Fraternal Order of Police were co-sponsors. The children had fun with a full breakfast, talking about acts of kindness and enjoying each others fellowship. Several students received recognition plaques for their winning poetry.
Windsor-Roseland Rotary Club[
Roseland Rotarians hosted their annual Vocational Awards January 31st This award recognizes individuals that go above and beyond in their vocation. It is a true community event. Thanks to snapd Windsor for your great Photo work.
In an effort to promote and foster the ideal of Vocational Service through the good work of Rotary and our Community, the Windsor-
Roseland Rotary Club Vocational Service Awards have been established. This award helps celebrate individuals who excel in their vocation and recognizes them for excelling in their field of employment. The award winners were honoured at an event at the Fogolar Furlan Club of Windsor. Visit https://www.facebook.com/WindsorRoselandRotary/ for more information. Photos by Simon Wyn Edwards Photography
Trenton Wild Game Dinner. Switching to an evening event, congrats to the Trenton Club
Romulus Rotary Club
Last night (Wednesday, January 25th) members of the Romulus Rotary Club met at R. J. Perry Carpentry for our monthly Work Project Meeting. We cleaned, repaired, and made ready – signs for the 2017 Romulus Rotary Club Parade of Lights, that will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017. Getting an early start for a BIG EVENT!
Windsor-Roseland Rotary Club
Selected high school students who exhibit Service with Kindness through unselfish humanitarian efforts were invited to attend the regular Tuesday lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland at the Fogolar Furlan Club of Windsor. Mahr Mahr from Catholic Central and Sydney Hasulo from Westview Freedom Academy were formally introduced to club members and presented with the Student of the Month award. Visit https://facebook.com/WindsorRoselandRotary/ for more information. Photos by Simon Wyn Edwards Photography
Livonia Rotary Club – Student Vocational Service Award
January 9, 2017 – Vocational Service Award Recipient
Congratulations to Abby Melnychenko, a phenomenal second year student in the Graphic Design program at the Livonia Career Technical Center. Abby is extremely organized and demonstrates a great attention to detail in her work. She is a planner and has applied the design process effectively to produce work that is on point. Her technical skills have proven that she is ready to take on work in the field. Abby is currently building upon her graphic design work, adding to her portfolio. She is highly skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite software and is great at page layout design.
In addition to her immense creativity, Abby is a natural leader. She takes initiative, is responsible at managing her assigned committee work within the class, and is great at communicating with staff and students.
Abby is a student who takes pride in her grades, activities and achievements. She comfortably juggles her Advanced Placement classes, ten to date, along with her leadership responsibilities within student activities, working two different jobs and her involvement with dance. She will be graduating from Stevenson High School this year with the highest of honors as she is holding an accumulative GPA of 4.5. Abby has the dedication, motivation and love for learning that it takes to be successful in life.
Abby has been accepted to Bowling Green, Michigan State, Savannah College of Art and Design, and is waiting on notice of acceptance into Yale University. She is in the process of weighing her options and deciding on which college to attend. Abby will work to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Graphic Design, with a focus on advertising.
What is LaunchDETROIT?
LaunchDETROIT is a multi-faceted program that includes:
- Free small business training: eight classes of 3 hours each
- Micro-loans $1,000 to $2,500 each
- An assigned mentor from the business community
- Networking opportunities
Beginning in May 2017, LaunchDETROIT will begin accepting online applications for the next round of entrepreneurs at www.LaunchDetroit.org.
“Our LaunchDETROIT team of Rotary volunteers and mentors is very optimistic about the possibilities and opportunities these entrepreneurs bring to Detroit,” added Margaret Williamson.
LaunchDETROIT is a non-profit program powered by Rotary volunteers from District 6400, which serves southeast Michigan and southwest Ontario. For more information about donation and partnership opportunities along with applicant criteria and requirements, contact@LaunchDetroit.org.
Photo : LaunchDETROIT entrepreneurs honored at a recent luncheon include, from left to right, Angel Tyler, Melody Duncan, Kelvin Wyatt, Chantae Fowler, Litrece Walker and Aldena Williamson.