Last week Club volunteers packed food at Food Gatherers and this Saturday a crew of UM Rotaractors, along with president Karen and president elect-nominee Collyer, joined homeowner Sheila to work on her new Habitat for Humanity home in Ypsilanti. Add building skills to our volunteers' list of talents!
Having just completed its March Rotary Fights Hunger campaign, Club volunteers turned out to pack food at Food Gatherers on April 4. Organizer Brandon Black reports: "We had an awesome time. The 14 in our group were split in two teams.
Our Club’s grant of $5,000 to 826michigan included an additional grant of $2,500 from District 6380 with our promise to work with the organization. Recently Mary Avrakotos, Chris Georgandellis and Barbara Eichmuller, members of the Community Allocations Committee, assembled chaps books of student writing. Volunteers are also trained to work one on one with students as writing coaches. The next volunteer date is Wednesday, May 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Want to volunteer? Contact Mary Avrakotos, email@example.com.
The water and Gatorade froze in the cups, but good CHEER and warm spirits abounded at Ann Arbor Marathon Station #3: Rotary Club of Ann Arbor on Sunday morning, March 29.President Elect Nominee Collyer Smith, who organized our participation, writes “Rotarian Grant Peterson provided surprise and entertainment as several of the University of Michigan Cheerleaders braved the cold weather to cheer (and entertain) the Marathoners.Washtenaw County Commissioner Dan Smith joined us at our water table as well, to make the event even more memorable.Typically, the organizers of the event decide on the most enthusiastic and creative water table after the event is over at noon.
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