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The Petoskey Sunrise Rotary Club kicked off its 25th Anniversary Celebration with its Annual Charity Giving Breakfast. Donations were given to representatives from The Salvation Army, YMCA of Northern Michigan, Women’s Resource Center, Jr. Achievement, Camp Daggett, Habitat for Humanity, and Manna Food Project. The Sunrise Rotary Club will be celebrating throughout 2023 with many events and fundraisers. 
We have a special Rotary meeting on Tuesday, December 13. Join us at Stafford's Perry Hotel for our Annual Giving Breakfast. Come hungry, there will be a full breakfast there.  The cost is $20/person payable at the door.  Plan to arrive a little early 7:15 AM or so, and stay a little later; this will be a longer meeting. It's worth the stay - we give thousands of dollars to local charities that are making a huge difference in our community.
 
Stafford's Perry Hotel
100 Lewis St
Petoskey, MI 49770
 
Stafford's Hospitality | Official Site
 
The Petoskey Sunrise Rotary continues to bring in top quality recruits to the membership.  The latest group of superstars includes Heidi Shearer, Shane Horn and DeeDee Pichard.  "These three add speed and agility to our already explosive offense."  This club just keeps getting stronger and stronger!
Pictured during the signing ceremony (L-R): Rotary Zone Leader Elect Chris Ettienne, Sponsor Brian Wagner, Heidi Shearer, Shane Horn, DeeDee Pichard, Sponsor Sarah George, Membership Chair Dan Rasmussen
Club members were on our best behavior and enjoyed our official District Governor Visit by DG Paul Heroman (from Cascade, MI).  A great visit and a great message "Imagine Rotary"

Volunteers from Sunrise Rotary of Petoskey did their part for Earth Day by doing trash pickup in three areas on Sat. April 23rd.  They cleaned their Adopt-a-Highway segment on US 131, a portion of the Little Traverse Wheelway, and a portion of Petoskey’s Bayfront Park. 

Petoskey Sunrise Rotary recently celebrated the induction of 7 new members to our club - pictured below along with the club members who recruited them are: (left to right) Bill Hanson with new member Zac LeJeune, Dave Meyer with new members Chris Parker & Hob Ingleson, Chuck Johnson with new member Tom Oelke, Carlin Smith with new member Carrie Klingelsmith, Jenny Brower with new member Lindsey Bur and Ben Slocum with new member Tyler Benson. (absent was new member Misty Langen - who we will feature at a later date).
Weekly Program Schedule
Dr. Jeff Leslie
Jan 31, 2023
Superintendent, Public Schools of Petoskey
Field Trip, Petoskey District Library
Feb 07, 2023
Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibit
Lauren Richards, Dog Trainer
Feb 14, 2023
For the Love of Dogs!
Dr. Roger Geitzen
Feb 21, 2023
Haiti Update
Hannah Larson
Feb 28, 2023
YMCA
Elsie McKenney
Mar 07, 2023
Author, Eve's Covering
Sam Bailey, NLEA
Mar 14, 2023
Economic/Population Trends
Sarah George
Mar 21, 2023
Story Boards and Effective Communication
Gerry Wilson
Mar 28, 2023
Underwater Photography
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