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.
Plymouth Rotarians are #PeopleofAction as they were busy planting tulip bulbs on the Main Street Island In Downtown PLYMOUTH, MI. They had help from their Interact Club and their Exchange Student as well as the folks from Serene Surroundings Landscape Group.
Rotarians are People of Action as this morning Members from 25 clubs in Super District 6400 packed 65,000 meals for the Kids Against Hunger Coalition. Special thanks to the Interact students from across the District who also helped.
The Rotary Club of LaSalle Centennial was proud to host its first Trivia Challenge in collaboration
with the Interact Club of LaSalle and with the support of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Safari Soiree was spectacular! Kudos to all the Charity Chix and Rotary volunteers who put this together. Hats off to Fil Roca and the staff at Mezzo Ristorante for the incredible fare and exemplary service. Funds raised from this event will support our water and school projects in Africa!
The Blissfield Rotary Club provided the community of Blissfield and its surrounding area a bonfire on Halloween! This event dates back to the 1930’s and has been a tradition held every year. The local High School band led the parade of costumed kids to the local Rotary Field. There they celebrated the local event! Costume contests, hot dogs, cider and donuts, balloon games, and inflatable activities were just part of the festivity!
Canton Rotary Club just installed a bench next to their existing Little Free Library.
Harrow Rotary Club’s Fright Night held at the old Schoolhouse in Colchester, Ontario on October 19th and 20th, 2018.
Carleton Rotary Club and Airport High School had a join meeting on 10/16 Interact Club under President Dorothea Burnett in the School Library. Interact president Lizzy Belinky chaired the meeting assisted by Rotarians Ashley McFadden and John Krimmel. It was a very well attended meeting by interactors and was fun!
Operation Warmth provides winter coats to children in need across the Country. The Rotary Clubs of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Sunrise, And Detroit have brought this program to the Metro Detroit area. Since 2012 they have distributed more than 22,800 coats.
The Carleton Rotary Club and the Cow Town Robotics team at Airport High School meet to assemble and locate a CNC Router for use in building future competitive robots by the robotics club.
Windsor Walkerville Community Car Wash
An incredible Nigerian experience. In Abuja District 6400, Windsor Roseland and other clubs donated milk, noodles and cookies to the displaced camps of people who lost their homes to the insurgence of Boko Haram. The Polio teams visit regularly and work with them.
The experience has been sad, exhilarating, tiring and satisfying! Thank you to everyone who supports us in our Polio journey!!
David Anderson, a Dearborn real estate appraiser, was recently named Rotarian of the Year 2018 by the Rotary Club of Dearborn for epitomizing the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”
Anderson began his community service helping his father Larry Anderson, in his later years, deliver the Dearborn Rotary Meals on Wheels team route. Anderson’s dad was a Dearborn Rotarian for 35 years until his death in 2008. His son continued delivering the Dearborn Rotary Meals on Wheels team route and joined the Club in 2009.
The Rotary Clubs of Taylor and Trenton formed a group lending partnership to help six area entrepreneurs with free small business training, micro-loans of up to $2,500 each, business mentoring by local Rotarians, and networking opportunities. Called LaunchGLOBAL, it is part of a new pilot spearheaded by LaunchDETROIT, www.LaunchDetroit.org, a similar program initiated five years ago with Rotary volunteers from Rotary District 6400. “Our mission is to support and develop local entrepreneurs in our community,” said Margaret Williamson, chair of LaunchDETROIT, who did the legwork to receive a global grant from Rotary International to create a group lending model in metro Detroit. “We know that group lending partnerships have achieved great success overseas, and this is the first to be piloted in the U.S. with three Rotary clubs–Detroit, Taylor and Trenton. full story download here.
Windsor 1918 Childrens Fest The 24th Annual Children’s Fest welcomed over 4,000 visitors over the weekend, and with bouncy castles, amazing entertainment and over 50 vendors, there was never a dull moment!
What is LaunchDETROIT?
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: eight classes of 3 hours each
- 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.