Benzie Sunrise 

                                    Rotary Club

 
                                                                                       
                                                                                                                         Crystal Lake Sunrise Courtesy Steve Loveless 

 
Who We Are

Benzie Sunrise Rotary is a volunteer service club whose members donate their time and resources to help others in the community and beyond, with a special emphasis on making a difference in the lives of Benzie County youth. Our motto is “Service Above Self,” and we strive to live by the Four-Way Test. We meet each Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast at the Cold Creek Inn at 185 Benzie Blvd in Beulah, Michigan.  Guests are always welcome; come and check us out!  
 
 
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To learn more about our Club contact our President David Sylvester (231-871-1577) or our PR Chair/Site Administrator John Ester (231-325-2445).
 
Club News
 
Injury Prevention Coordinator Jennifer Ritter told us about Safe Kids North Shore and its mission to prevent unintentional injuries.
 
 
 
Wrapping up her time as a Rotary Exchange Student in Benzie County, Dhea Dhiafira gave us her concluding report.
 
 
 
Rachelle Bishop provided an update on the year she spent as a Rotary Exchange Student in Portoveijo, Manabi, Ecuador.
 
 
 
Benzie Central grad Kileen Moore came to our meeting to thank the Club for the Choices scholarship that she was awarded and to accept the $1,000 check from David.
 
 
 
Logan Jones, Tyler Iverson, Jimmy McLaren and Finn McLaren from the Benzie Central Middle School Odyssey of the Mind Team came to thank Benzie Sunrise Rotary for its financial support this past year.
 

 
 
Sonny receives Paul Harris recognition from Kris Thomas for personifying "Service Above Self."
 
 
 
When David took the helm at the first meeting of the new Rotary year, he had plenty of support--including that of Tiffany and Adaline.
 

 
 
Chuck Oldanie, Tampa Bay realtor and Rotarian, told us about the global collaborative initiative that is building homes in Mumbai, India and in other places around the world.
 
 
 
 
Speakers
Jul 26, 2016
Michelle Russell
Pathways for Youth Program
Aug 02, 2016
Author John Wemlinger
"Winter's Bloom"
Aug 09, 2016
Jim Radabaugh
National Parks Tour by Air and Ground
Sep 27, 2016
Peter Raphael
Traverse Bay Sunrise Rotary Club Global Service Project - Malawi
 
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Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of July auctions.
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2017-18. Each of these committees works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. Apply for a committee appointment by 14 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Committees with openings for 2017-18 Audit Communications Constitution and Bylaws Election Review Finance Global Networking Groups Joint Young Leaders...
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says, “but he makes it hard to keep up.” Youngblood is the president and CEO of Blood Assurance, a regional blood bank in Chattanooga, Tenn., that Germ helped found in 1972. After his visit with Youngblood, Germ strode between mountains of empty bottles and cans at Chattanooga’s John F. Germ Recycling Center at Orange Grove, which he designed, before he drove to a construction site and popped a cork to dedicate a Miracle League field where special...
 
 
Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club
P.O. Box 341
Beulah, MI 49617