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.
Fairlane Sunrise Rotary–Corn Roast Serving Corn, Hotdogs and Fellowship at Vista Maria and distributing backpacks. (pictured DG Rick, Derek Lock & PP Carolyn
Wounded Heroes Ride in the Down River Area. Over $30,000 raised for Veterans by the Taylor Rotary Club
District Governor Rick at the Wyandotte Golf Outing
On the links at Wyandotte Shores Golf Club to raise money to support Rotary Community projects.
Fun golf outing helping the Rotary Club of Dearborn raise money for the Hugh Archer Scholarships. Hugh, a Dearborn Rotarian, was President of Rotary International in 1989-90.
In Wiarton, northern Ontario, Canada, PP Julie and PP Sam Dragich honouring RI President Ian Riseley’s commitment to plant 1.2M trees…along with our Rotary Literacy Bear
Sky Diving to End Polio Now! Great job brave Rotarians and Friends! John Csont, Anne Chetty, Noel Jackson, Laticia Wright from Launch Detroit, Aruna Koushik, and others all jumped!
“ Congratulations to the 2017 District Vocational Training Team (VTT) who leave for Axum Ethiopia on July 22. The team is being led by Dr. Nick Krayacich (Rotary Club of LaSalle Centennial) and other team members are
Theresa Schuurman Rotary Club of Windsor 1918), Kim Levergood, Gloria Milburn, Rojin Golbaz all of Windsor and Beverly Mihalko of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Through a “train the trainer” model, team members will be providing training for medical professionals in Axum, Ethiopia for two weeks. The training modules will include: Maternal and Child Nutrition, Communicable Disease prevention and control, WASH Training, HIV AIDS prevention and treatment and long term family planning.”
The Detroit AM Club charted a Satellite Club last month, here’s another member getting installed!
Congrats Ron, thanks for joining the Rotary family.
President of the Detroit AM Club Jamie Yeats installed Ron along with Lee Padgett!
Roar on the River—Great weekend and lots of fun with Trenton Rotarians and community members:
Amherstburg Ribfest! Good times and good ribs!
Windsor Walkerville Car Wash
Chance to win Camaro turns into $30,000 windfall for woman, Rotary Club of Woodhaven Brownstown. Amount makes this most successful fundraiser in history of Rotary Club
The Southgate Rotary Club recently held their signature community event at Michigan Memorial Cemetery.
The Fishing Derby was for special children. The Southgate Rotary Club provided lots of help, fishing poles and bait as well as a nice luncheon.
The Dearborn Heights Rotary Club donated Little Free Libraries to three elementary Dearborn Heights Schools.
The libraries were constructed with the help of a local Boy Scout Troop. They were decorated by a team of wonderful senior citizens from the Berwyn Senior Center in Dearborn Heights.
Northville Rotary Club worked on cleaning up the Rouge River as it flows through Northville.
They organized over 30 people in a 4 hour project to remove tons of woody debris from the river, pull 500lbs of invasive garlic mustard and cut invasive Buckthron shrubs. Good Job Northville Rotarians and community!
The Belleville Rotary club hosted their Annual Scholarship Event at the Western Campus of the Wayne County Community College.
Ten people were each awarded a $2,000 Scholarship. Many community leaders, DG Sue and DGE Rick, parents and special guests attended.
The Rotary Club of LaSalle Centennial proudly hosted its third annual Big Hats & High Tea Social at the Essex Golf & Country Club to raise funds for women’s charities in Windsor-Essex.
The elegant and fun afternoon featured a champagne reception, white glove high tea service with traditional high tea sandwiches and desserts, vintage china table settings, unique door prizes, designer purse raffles, and much more. This year’s event benefits the YMCA’s Newcomer, New Places program. Many thanks goes to the events reoccurring Title Sponsor, Theresa Dugal, whose generosity has been central in making this event a success.
Dearborn Rotary Club recently held the club’s 2017 Scholarships Celebration to award more than 55,000 dollars to 27 students in Dearborn.
The event, held at Henry Ford College’s Welcome Center, honored scholarship recipients, family members and representatives of their respective schools. Please read the DRC-Scholarships Press Release!
Wayne State Rotaract Club celebrates their members and their great year of service in the Wayne State University Community.
Two special guests joined us as well. One of the founding members of the club, Steve Durant and his wife Moriah. In December, Steve and his family were in a horrific accident and they lost their daughter Rosaria. Talk about being inspired – these two inspired all at this special event.
Mom and Dad visit Plymouth Rotary Youth Exchange Student
Olivia from Finland Exchange student hosted by Plymouth Noon Rotary. Her mom and dad from Finland were visiting!
Taylor Derby Party! And they’re off…..
Windsor (1918) produced a terrific video promoting the work they did during their Little River clean-up on Earth Day. Check it out!
Livonia held their Reverse Raffle party to raise money for their projects!
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!
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.