| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:51 AM
PETOSKEY -- During their ongoing stay in Michigan, some visitors from Bangladesh have seen some of their perceptions of American life change.
This week, local Rotary club members are hosting a group from the South Asian country for a three-day stop in...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:44 PM
Editor's note: The following is part of Daily Pilot columnist Jim de Boom's introductions for the Community and Clubs Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductees.
Nominated by: Costa Mesa resident Charlene Ashendorf.
Irvina, who grew up in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Forty-four Rotary clubs are participating in a districtwide, five-day bicycle ride fundraiser to support Rotary International’s efforts to eradicate polio worldwide.
Riders will begin Wednesday at locations in West Virginia, Maryland and...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Jim Kan and Andy Hayes, members of the Petoskey Sunrise Rotary Club, were recently honored for their contributions to Rotary and to their community.
Kan was named "Club Hero" by his club. When sending the nomination to the Rotary District for approval,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The Rotary Club of Long Meadows sponsored three local students to participate in leadership camp called Rotary Young Leader Awards.
The three students are Kirstie Coombs, North Hagerstown High School; Tristan Prejean, Heritage Academy; and Michael...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A charter celebration is planned by the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club recognizing the founding of the Glendale New Generation Rotary Club.
The event kicks off with social time at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Friday at the Oakmont Country Club....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:58 AM
On June 20, five members and one potential new member of the Hagerstown Rotary Club rode bikes more than 20 miles from Williamsport to Greencastle, Pa., to raise money for Rotary International’s Polio Plus campaign.
The members were provided...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Members of the Rotary Club of Petoskey and their spouses or guests gathered Tuesday at the Petoskey-Bay View Country Club to celebrate the annual Exchange of Officers banquet and kick off their 91st year.
President Jim Wibby presided over the social...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:58 AM
After ten months abroad, Kirsten Hawley touched down on American soil at midnight on the night of June 18. Less than 48 hours later, she delivered the valedictory at Middletown High School.
Hawley spent her senior year of high school on a Rotary...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:27 AM
The Rotary Club of Long Meadows raised more than $11,000 at its third annual wine, cheese and chocolate fundraiser auction.
The proceeds benefited the Community Free Clinic and several other local nonprofits. A major contributor to the fundraising...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Ken Halverson, Somerset, remembers that when he was a child he was not allowed to go swimming in public pools because it was believed that was how polio spread.
“It was terrible — some of my friends had it and they still limp, all these years...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio.
India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...