Our Club at a Glance

As suggested by the photos above, membership in Benzie Sunrise Rotary offers opportunities for both community service and fellowship. Becoming a Rotarian also connects you with a global network of 1.2 million other members who share your drive to give back. To learn more about our Club and our focus on the youth of Benzie County check out Who We Are.

 
Club News
Peggy Case is the President of the Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation (MCWC), a grass-roots nonprofit dedicated to water conservation and water justice.  She sees the major threats to water supply as sewage and fertilizers, chemicals, and the oil and gas industry.
Carissa Savage and her husband Nathan Cornell own and operate Lost Lake Farm in Honor. It is a 40-acre tract of woods and fields, with 1.5 acres in vegetable production and an 8-acre pasture for pigs.
On January 24 Dave and Jan Wynne read to 1st and 2nd graders at the Lake Ann Elementary School.
Benzie Central High School's Science Olympiad Team was one of the recipients of funds following the Foundation's recent quarterly review of grant applications. Some of the Team members are pictured here with their coach, Jalen Williams. 
Today we heard from Northwest Michigan Works! staff members (from the left) Susan Ward, Shelly VanderMeulen, Sharon Laraway Gordon, Sue Oseland and Mary Szwed.
Tim Furbacher is the Nordic Program Director of the Crystal Community Ski Club (CCSC). While CCSC has a full slate of programs to bring affordable alpine (downhill) and nordic (cross-country) skiing to local residents, Tim's focus today was on the NordicRocks program for our area's elementary schools.
High School Senior Abby Bretzke receives Service Above Self recognition from Sunrise Rotarian David Sylvester.  At Benzie Central Abby has maintained a 4.0 GPA while being captain of the cross-country, basketball and track teams.
 

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Speakers
Carol Bontekoe, Grow Benzie Farmer
Feb 19, 2019
The Experiences of an Appalachian Trail Through-Hiker
Bob Eichenlaub, Citizens Climate Lobby
Feb 26, 2019
Working to Preserve a Stable Climate
Chad Van Tol, Cold Creek Farm
Mar 05, 2019
Permaculture Farming and Maximizing Energy Return
Martie Manty & Aimee Erfourth
Mar 19, 2019
Betsie Valley Community Center Update
Kimmee Wenkel, Executive Director & Co-founder
Mar 26, 2019
COGnition Discovery & Science Center Capital Campaign
Amanda McLaren
Apr 02, 2019
Benzonia Public Library, Update on Programs for All Ages
Josh Stoltz, Executive Director of Grow Benzie
Apr 09, 2019
Grow Benzie's Updated Strategic Plan: Our Past, Present, & Future
Dani Havath of Stigma Busters
Apr 16, 2019
Living & Thriving with a Disability: Cracking the Stigma of Mental Illness
Allan O'Shea, CEO Contractors' Building Supply
Apr 23, 2019
Alternative Energy & Residential Solar Panels
Patrick Lamb, Principal, TBA Career Tech Center
Apr 30, 2019
Providing a 21st Century Education and a Future Not to Be Outsourced
Mark Lagerwey, Assoc. Dir. of Business Development
May 07, 2019
MAT2 Mechatronics Program at Baker College-Cadillac
Ashley Darga-TBAISD & Kevin D'Alessandro-NMC
May 21, 2019
Early College Opportunities for Benzie Central Students
Club Meeting
May 28, 2019
Final Plans for Bike Benzie
Megan Emmendorfer, TC Rotary Camps & Services
Jun 04, 2019
Greilick Outdoor Recreation & Education Center
Kay Bond, Valerie Gerhart, Jack Harnish
Jun 11, 2019
Advocates for Benzie County (ABC) Update
Kris Thomas
Jun 18, 2019
Annual Rotary Foundation Meeting
No morning meeting
Jun 25, 2019
President's Dinner
David G. Penney, Amateur Astrophysicist
Jul 02, 2019
The Improbability of Life and Humans Existing on Earth Today
Jennifer Berkey, District 3 Director
Jul 09, 2019
Overview of MSU-Extension Programs in District 3
Ranae McCauley, Executive Director
Jul 23, 2019
United Way Northwest MI, 2-1-1 Service
 
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