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

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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Thanks for attending One Rotary Summit

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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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Dearborn Heights official visit,  hybrid meeting

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Passport to Service Club

official visit with DG Aruna

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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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The Rotary Club if Plymouth AM joined 100 other organizations and businesses in Downtown Plymouth creating a scarecrow to display in Kellogg Park to celebrate fall. The club designed their scarecrow to celebrate Rotary Victory over Polio!

 

 

 

 

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Dearborn Rotary Club  Official Visit with DG Aruna

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LaSalle Centennial Golf Tournament

 

 

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District Governor Golf Outing in Canada!

 

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Garden city Rotary members that collected donations of $830 to End Polio Now! ______________________________________________________________

Hines Park PM joined forces with Fairlane Sunrise to pack 300 backpacks for Starfish

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The Rotary Club of Livonia hosted its Steak & Lobster Dinner at Rotary Park on Monday, September 20, 2021.  The annual event provides an opportunity for fellowship for members and prospective members. Rotarians Bob Moore and Marty Talty served as the grillmasters for a festive group that filled the pavilion.

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Pre-Covid the Huron Township Rotary Club took on the project of rebuilding Berlinn Park in New Boston. The park had fallen into disrepair. Naturally Covid slowed, but did not stop the project. With the finishing touches put on the new shelter, the project has come to fruition. Small club, big results.

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DGGO GOLF OUTING.

 

CONGRATULATIONS ARUNA AND YOUR GOLF COMMITTEE ON A GREAT DAY

 

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Thanks to all who supported this event!

 

 

 

 

 

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Plymouth Rotary Chicken Barbecue  a Great success!

 

 

 

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Captain Rotary (PDG Noel), flew to Leamington for the Business Excellence Awards on September 8th to help present the Youth Excellence Award on behalf of the Rotary Club of Leamington to Isabell Unger. The theme of the awards was Business Heros and Captain Rotary was a great symbol of a Rotary hero. Congratulations Isabell.

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The Ace of Spades has been Caught in Week 35 of Catch the Ace!    Congratulations to Jacques T. from Alexandria, ON. for catching the Ace of Spades by flipping card #24! He won both the weekly prize of $1,388 and the Progressive Jackpot of $47,946 for a grand total of $49,334!Our weekly winners and grand prize winner took home a total of $79,910 over the past 35 weeks.   Thank you to all those who participated in this fundraiser and made it a HUGE success! We look forward to launching the next Catch The Ace with the support of the other 11 Rotary Clubs in Windsor-Essex.

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A new Rotary year with Amherstburg new president Susanne Bergeron. Inducted by our DG Aruna  Koushik.  _________________________________________________________________

Wayne Rotary finished their season of  concerts in the Goudy Park in Wayne Mi   The Wayne Rotary Club will use the money to fund our 100 yr of Rotary Celebration 1922-2022.

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Hines Park Rotarian Colette Richards achieved her Paul Harris Fellow. Foundation chair, Brian Ribby, presented Colette with her award and pin

 

 

 

 

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Passport to Service Rotarians doing good in their communities:

 

Abimbola Omotoso, member from Atlanta  helps with over 500 Covid 19 Grocery Relief boxes

 

 

 

 

 

Bruce and Sue Goldsen in Connecticut shopping and packing for children for back to school supplies.

 

 

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Plymouth AM Rotarians have been working with the Plymouth Canton Schools to renovate an outdoor classroom pavilion for the students in the IPSEP program with special needs.

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Plymouth AM Rotarians have been working with the Plymouth Canton Schools to renovate an outdoor classroom pavilion for the students in the IPSEP program with special needs _______________________________

President-Elect Mary Jo Suchy inducts newest member Alice Sherman Sawyer as President Deb Green holds the new member folder at the start of a social meeting in Pres. Deb’s back garden. Rotary spouses Ginger Bruder and Walt Rochowiak also pictured. _________________________________________________________________

Northville High School Interact Students enjoying a BBQ Friday evening with Northville Rotarians

 

 

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Peter and Aituaje Aizenobie  newest Rotarians in Windsor Walkerville.

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Northville Rotary Club gets a Northville

Towns Beautification Award for the Rotary

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The Southgate Rotary Club awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Southgate Anderson Seniors to help further their education

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Rotary Wounded America Motorcycle Ride

Rotary Super District 6400 clubs, Police departments along the route, Fire Departments along the route, almost two hundred motorcyclists from many groups, numerous restaurants, The Motown Harley-Davidson Dealership, many generous sponsors, rider fees, in-kind donations and the leadership of our committee chairman, Larry Wright we are able to raise $30,000 for two worthy veteran organizations, Downriver for Veterans and Foundation 14.

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New Members to the Southgate Rotary Club  They are l : Kevin Bowlby, Nick Stroia, Jr., Sharon Irvine, Kelly Dwyer, Sarah Sherrard, Lindsay Smith, and Kari McMasters.

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Wayne Rotary held a fun self monitored walk/bike-a-thon over Memorial Holiday weekend. It generated the first Fund Raising money since the Pandemic shut us down.

 

 

 

 

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Changing of the Guard at the Rotary Club of Plymouth, MI today. Past President John Buzuvis hands the gavel over to President Dale Yagiela. ________________________________________________________________

Northville Rotary Club installed it’s new President Jennifer Walker

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Peace Picnic Highlights _______________________________________________________________________

Adrian Morning Rotary Club presented  2021 recipients of the Service Above Self Awards in their community

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Southgate Rotary Annual Fishing day.
The students with Captain Rotary
during the fishing day.

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Welcome Vitra Chodha to the Rotary Satellite Club of Windsor (1918)

 

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The Rotary Club of Belleville is proud to announce their 2021 scholarship recipients! During Tuesday’s recognition ceremony, they were privileged to have parents, family, school administrators, and the club members in attendance. Congratulations to Kyler Warren, academic scholarship; Nicholas Rafferty, academic scholarship; Jessica Ley, Charles B. Cozadd Award; and Joshua Jeng, academic scholarship. You are all incredible role models!

 

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Detroit Rotary Club honored Rabbi Alana Alpert with a Peace Link Award. The Peace Link Awards are a Rotary District 6400 Peace Chain initiative honoring outstanding peacemakers throughout our community and in nearby Windsor. Rabbi Alana Alpert is the co-founder of Detroit Jews for Justice, which organizes the Jewish community in the Detroit area to engage in movements for racial and economic equity. Whether it’s regional transit, access to water, sick time for workers, and strong public education, Rabbi Alpert has frequently mobilized many people of faith for causes of common concern. One of these causes is nondiscrimination for LGBTQ people.

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Huron Township Congratulates the 11 Scholarships recipients who in total were awarded $9,000

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Northville Rotary packing food packages

 

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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

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

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