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:
Dearborn Rotary Club Official Visit with DG Aruna
LaSalle Centennial Golf Tournament
District Governor Golf Outing in Canada!
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
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.
DGGO GOLF OUTING.
CONGRATULATIONS ARUNA AND YOUR GOLF COMMITTEE ON A GREAT DAY
Thanks to all who supported this event!
Plymouth Rotary Chicken Barbecue a Great success!
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.
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.
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.
Hines Park Rotarian Colette Richards achieved her Paul Harris Fellow. Foundation chair, Brian Ribby, presented Colette with her award and pin
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.
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.
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
Peter and Aituaje Aizenobie newest Rotarians in Windsor Walkerville.
Northville Rotary Club gets a Northville
Towns Beautification Award for the Rotary
Well that we keep up ____________________________________________________________________
The Southgate Rotary Club awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Southgate Anderson Seniors to help further their education
Rotary Wounded America Motorcycle Ride
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.
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.
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
Adrian Morning Rotary Club presented 2021 recipients of the Service Above Self Awards in their community
Welcome Vitra Chodha to the Rotary Satellite Club of Windsor (1918)
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!
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.
Northville Rotary packing food packages
District Conference Memories
Northville Rotary – Rotary Well Cleanup
The Rotary Club of Dearborn recently announced scholarships totaling more than $50,000 are being awarded to 17 graduating high school seniors in Dearborn, two Henry Ford College nursing students and a military veteran attending the University of Michigan-Dearborn. __________________________________________________________
Taylor Rotary Boardman Park Clean-up . The project was organized by Taylor Rotary Member Angie Winton. It was a beautiful day and lots of Rotarians and friends came out to clean one of the City of Taylor beloved parks.
Rotary Club of Grosse Pointe has inducted 3 new members
(1) Beth Konrad, and (2) Cindy Eggleton (3) Sierra Donaven
Theresa Tobkin Carmen Szurpicki not pictured Judith Sheldon
Taylor Rotary celebrates 76 years!
Plymouth Rotary at work at the Plymouth vaccine clinic. Helping out with registration and crowd control.
Taylor Rotarian Angie Winton organized a clean-up project at the Taylor Boardman Park. About 25 people participated including a active Army person and local Boy Scout Troop.
PDG Rick’s presented on the Tanzania Project of the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) to the Rotary Club of Taylor, Past-Presidents Therese Maggioncalda and Linda Newsome made donations to purchase wheelchairs for Hezron (right) and Gidion (left) so that they are better able to enjoy life and attend school. Many thanks to Assistant Governor Timothy Massawe in Tanzania for his work in the purchase and delivery of the wheelchairs on our behalf.
Rotarians from Windsor 1918 were able to donate 40 baskets to Children First
They also raised $430.00 from our generous club members!
Had a successful food drive for the Fish and Loaves Pantry. 3700 pounds of food collected. Had plenty or volunteers. And also cash donations that came in. This was presented by Taylor,Southgate and Dearborn Heights rotary clubs.
Rotary Social Dinner for Southgate Rotary and induction by DG Noel of two new members James Brown & Lisa Chamberlain.
Oak Grove AME Church distributed food through it’s Caring & Sharing Program. The Detroit Rotary Club partnered with Oak Grove by providing a grant for the purchase of food and assisting with the boxing and distribution of food. Our grant was featured prominently in the letter distributed to the recipients. Pictured are P Myra and Meg Coughlin at Oak Grove.
New Members in Grosse Ile
Guillermo Roque and Cynthia Curto and join Grosse Ile Rotary Club
Windsor 1918 welcomed back, Dr. Saad Jasim as our newest member, he first joined in 1993 and now has rejoined the club
Rotary Satellite Club of Windsor (1918) would like to welcome Antonio Paine Neto
Northville Rotarians have A BIG thank you to Mike & Anne Vetter and Jeff & Donna Smith who prepared dinner at the First United Methodist Church for 80 needy Detroit Residents. Items included: Salad, Green Beans, Baked Ziti, Dinner Roll and for dessert, Double Chocolate and Peanut Butter-Chocolate cookies.
The Windsor-St. Clair Rotary Club took some proceeds from their TV Auction this weekend to distribute fresh apples and bananas to the following local organizations: Hiatus House, House of Sophrosyne, Men United for God Food Bank, Community Living Windsor, Downtown Centre,Maryvale Adolescent and Family Services , Street Help, Welcome Centre, The Windsor Youth Centre, Windsor Residence for Young Men, and The Salvation Army Windsor
Windsor 1918 Rotary welcomes their newest Honorary Member Dr. Robert Gordon, President of the University of Windsor. ______________________________________________________________
The Rotary Club of Grosse Pointe inducted Kevin Cox as an honorary member. Kevin is the faculty sponsor of the Interact Club at Grosse Pointe South High School and has kept that club active even while studies remained virtual.
Christina Van Putten
LaSalle Centennial Rotary club is proud to sponsor the
New Members to LaSalle Centennial. They are Lara Johnson and Gillian Matthewman. They were both previously involved in the community and Lara’s daughter is a member of our LaSalle Interact Club. We are thrilled to have them join us. __________________________________________________________________
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.
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:
- 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/