Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Dr. Raymond Rion - Packard Health Faces the Future

06/23/2010 - 12:00
06/23/2010 - 1:30pm

Did you know that Packard Health is Washtenaw County’s third largest provider of health care to the under- and uninsured population? With a 50/50 balance between that group of greatest need and insured patients, and with a salaried staff of excellent health professionals, for 37 years it has provided medical care and service of the highest quality, and stability and continuity of patient care delivery unique in the County. Dr. Rion, who succeeded founder Dr. Jerry Walden as Medical Director in 2007, will tell us how Packard Health is coping with the current challenge of ever more patients without adequate (or any) health insurance and preparing for the future.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Roberto Frisancho - Evolutionary Roots of Obesity

06/16/2010 - 12:00
06/16/2010 - 1:30pm

America is paying increasing attention to what seems to be an epidemic of obesity. Club member Roberto Frisancho has devoted his academic career to understanding connections between biology, evolution and culture in determining expression of human physical traits, and to evaluating contemporary traits such as obesity as byproducts of past biological adaptations. With his expert guidance, we’ll leave this meeting perhaps no slimmer, but with more well-rounded appreciation of how we got into this predicament and what can be done about it.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Robb Woulfe - Ann Arbor Summer Festival 2010

06/09/2010 - 12:30
06/09/2010 - 1:30pm

Entering its 27th season, the Summer Festival is one of the country’s leading performing arts festivals. Founded by Eugene Power and enjoying current volunteer leadership from Ann Arbor Rotarians Patricia Garcia & Jim Kosteva, the Festival presents a 2010 season featuring Main Stage performances by such headliners as Patty Griffin, John Pizzarelli, Bernadette Peters, The Capitol Steps and the Afro-Cuban All Stars; free Top of the Park performances by the Sun Messengers, Drivin’ Sideways, The Kielbasa Kings and many others; and a variety of TOP social events and theme nights. Get all the exciting details for your first-month-of-summer entertainment planning from the Festival’s Executive Director.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Mitch Rosenwasser - Camp Michigania

06/02/2010 - 12:00
06/02/2010 - 1:30pm

The Alumni Association’s Camp Michigania has provided educational/recreational experiences for U-M alumni and their families since the early 1960s. Mitch Rosenwasser, Executive Director since 2002, will share Michigania’s magic – the natural beauty, educational offerings, recreation opportunities, and great stories about summers past – as it approaches its fiftieth anniversary.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Laura Kauffman, Turner Geriatric Clinic - "Oh, My Aching Feet"

04/28/2010 - 12:00
04/28/2010 - 1:30pm

Here’s a news flash for you: given the unavoidable and inevitable forces of gravity and aging, all of us sooner or later have sore feet.  Laura Kauffman, who has been diagnosing and taking care of them for more than twenty years as a nurse practitioner at Turner Geriatric Clinic, will help us to understand how we can treat many common foot problems at home – and when we should seek the advice and assistance of health care professionals.

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