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.

Luncheon Meeting - Randy Hotton - How Detroit Saved the World, the Willow Run Story

04/21/2010 - 12:00
04/21/2010 - 1:30pm

 

In 1940, FDR called for industrial mobilization to build 50,000 airplanes per year. The Michigan auto industry answered the call and the Willow Run Bomber Plant produced thousands of planes for World War II. That history has been commemorated at the Yankee Air Museum, whose own history before, during and after the devastating fire a few years ago – and its current plans for a campus style museum devoted to the Willow Run Story – also will be covered in this talk.

Luncheon Meeting - Speaker Jeffrey Williams, Accuri Cytometers CEO - Ann Arbor Economy Success Story

04/14/2010 - 12:00
04/14/2010 - 1:30pm

 

Eight years ago Accuri Cytometers was spun off from the University of Michigan. Four rounds of venture funding later it employs more than eighty people worldwide, its products are used on all seven continents, and new leadership is in place for further dramatic expansion. It has made flow cytometry – complex analysis of cells suspended in fluid and passed through an optical or electronic detection device – available to life science researchers in a microwave-size bench-top package at a fraction of the cost of competitive devices: a remarkable example of developing and successfully commercializing U-M research breakthroughs.
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