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12.21.17 - No Luncheon - Holiday time celebration

December 21 @ 8:00 am

Rotary Club of Grand Rapids

12.28.17 - No Luncheon - Holiday time celebration

December 28 @ 12:00 pm

Rotary Club of Grand Rapids

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8.12.17 – Heartside’s 3rd Annual Back-to-School Bash

Heartside Health Center, a community benefit ministry of Mercy Health, hosted their annual  Back-to-School Bash!
On Saturday, August 12th from 11:00am-2:00pm, they opened their doors to their clients, the neighborhood and community partners
for a day of information, food …

8.3.17 – SPOKES Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Chelsea Dubey

Rotary in the PM – inaugural event on August 3

Change can be exciting and confusing – but change is something our Club handles very well. On Thursday, August 3 our Club held our inaugural Rotary …

7.27.17 – Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Teresa Schaal

The Rotary Club of Grand Rapids had their annual meeting at Indian Trails Camp on 7.27.17, as it has every year for many years.  Boxed lunches were served, and Rotarians sat with campers and counselors.  …

7.13.17 – Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Chelsea Dubey

Our speaker on Thursday was Christian Gaines, executive director of ArtPrize. Christian joined ArtPrize in 2013 and has been a wonderful addition to our community ever since.

2017 will be the ninth year of ArtPrize and …

7.6.17 – Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Roger Morgenstern

Happy (Rotary) New Year!

With the Rotary year beginning July 1, it was time for our ceremonial Passing the Tiller and reflections from our excellent outgoing and incoming Club Presidents.

Outgoing President Michael Sytsma

6.22.17 – Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Roger Morgenstern

Every week, for the last five years, our Club has presented the speaker a certificate stating a bio-sand water filter will be given to a family in Nicaragua so they have clean water for …

6.15.17 Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Paul Arnold

One new member and one returning member were officially inducted into the club. Paul Farr introduced Mary Tuuk, a recently appointed officer at Meijer. She was formally working for 5/3rd bank.

Michael Sytsma re-introduced …

6.8.17 Luncheon Notes

SPOKES Notes written by Teresa Schaal

President Michael Sytsma welcomed everyone and made announcements.  Upcoming meetings include a “surprise” meeting on 6/15/17; Jon Hankins speaking on 6/22/17 about his Water Filter Trip; and there is no luncheon on 6/29 in honor of the …

A Polio update as of 24 May 2017

Headlines: The World Health Assembly (WHA) is meeting this week in Geneva, Switzerland. Ministers of Health and public health professionals from around the world are discussing global public health issues, including the global drive to eradicate polio. The …

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