Stories
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).
 
What does 23 bunches of bananas, 28 bags of clementine oranges, 140 pears, 210 apples, 72 bunches of green and red grapes, a few bags of mini hershey bars + Meijer Grocery + an amazing Rotary Sunrise Crew equal?    Appreciation Fruit Boxes for 650 staff & teachers in 20 area schools!  Great fun and what a great cause!
Sarah George completed her year as Rotary Sunrise President in fine fashion and did a super job guiding our active club through the COVID Pandemic year.  We so appreciate your leadership and service to the club, our community and others.  Sarah lives the "Service Above Self" motto and is an inspiration to all.  Thank you Sarah!  (Pictured with Sarah is Past Club President Carlin Smith)

Let’s Have Some Coffee!

(pictured:  L-R:  Sarah George, Kathleen Chimco)  

Petoskey Sunrise Rotary Club President Sarah George presents a check to Beards Pub General Manager Kathleen Chimco to cover the cost of a new coffee maker.  The morning club meets weekly (pre-covid) at Beards and when Beard’s coffee maker finally died, the club decided to show appreciation for their hospitality by purchasing a new coffee maker.

Petoskey Rotary Sunrise has long supported the Manna Food Project.  Pictured are club members presenting an additional donation from proceeds from the Venison For Manna Venison Stew Dinner.  The Manna Food Project provides food to 37 food programs from Mackinaw City to Mancelona.  Pictured (L-R) Club President Sarah George (daughters Iris, Amelia), Club Treasurer Jeff Neill, Manna Exec Dir Kim Baker, Rotarian David Meyer, Manna Community Engagement Coordinator Jessyca Stoepker and Rotarian Andy Hayes
Upcoming Events
Weekly Program Schedule
Val Meyerson
Oct 04, 2022
Sunrise Rotary Quarterly Check-in
Brent Bolin
Oct 11, 2022
Top of Michigan Trails Council Programs and Projects
Christy Lyons
Oct 18, 2022
NCMC Lifelong Learning Programs
Scott & Dibby Smith
Nov 01, 2022
African Safari
Chris Etienne
Nov 08, 2022
HANWASH
Charlie McCaffrey, History Instructor, NCMC
Nov 22, 2022
History Lesson, JFK on the Anniversary of his Assassination
Ryan Bachelor
Nov 29, 2022
Pellston Regional Airport
RSS
The human touch

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Olena Morhun fled with three of her children and made her way to Puławy, Poland. There they were welcomed by Krystyna Wilczyńska-Ciemięga, one of many Rotary members who have opened their homes to refugees.

Rotary Projects Around the Globe - October 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, and New Zealand.

A new weapon against polio

A modified vaccine offers hope that eradication is closer than ever.

Register now for World Polio Day 2022

Register now for World Polio Day 2022World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond: A healthier future for mothers and children, will be held virtually and in-person on 21-22 October in Geneva, Switzerland. The event will highlight the status of polio eradication and address the

Mobile clinic delivers free healthcare for Wisconsin’s underserved communities

Rotary clubs in District 6250 (Wisconsin and Minnesota, USA) have donated a mobile clinic to St. Clare Health Mission, a community organization in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that provides primary and specialty health care services at no cost for those without access to insurance.