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 Andy Ashworth (231-645-0922) or our PR Chair/Site Administrator John Ester (231-325-2445).
 

Club News

 
Longtime Crystal Lake resident and author Stacy Daniels appeared as his alter ego Archibald Jones to describe the 1873 lowering of Crystal Lake.
 
 
 
Bianca McLaren, Coach of the Benzie Central Odyssey of the Mind Team, returned to report on how the team did at the recent world competition in East Lansing.
 
 
 
Sonny Rodriguez presents Sheriff Ted Schendel with a certificate recognizing the Sheriff's support of the Yes We Can ride at Bike Benzie, as well as our golf outing.
 
 
 
Our Taiwanese exchange student Taung Lu Jin ("Richard") returned for the last time to give us a PowerPoint presentation on his background and his experience here as a Rotary exchange student.
 

 
 
Jason Richards, owner of McDonalds restaurants in Benzonia and Manistee, gave a presentation of interest both to our members and to several students in attendance.
 
 
 
A senior at Benzie Central High, Kaylee Rosa also received a Service Above Self Award.
 
 
 
David Sylvester gives Service Above Self recognition to 8th grader Kaleb Derry.
 
 
 
 

Speakers

Jul 07, 2015
Love
Love inc
Jul 14, 2015
Lynette Maxey
Diabetes
Jul 21, 2015
Penny Dougherty
Benzie Home Health Care
Jul 28, 2015
Rebecca Garland
Conflict Resolution Services
Aug 04, 2015
Aug 11, 2015
Scott Kubit
Overview of 11th grade/World History Chicago Field Trip
Aug 18, 2015
 

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Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club
P.O. Box 341
Beulah, MI 49617