The Traverse City Rotary Club Bulletin
September 1st, 2023

Our Next Meeting -

September 5th, 2023
Join the Zoom Meeting HERE

Meeting ID: 995 959 5468
Passcode: 42

We will be meeting next on September 5th at the Hagerty Center. Our Rotary District Governor Jeff Coil will be joining us and will be our program for the day!


Meeting Responsibilities
Weekly Meeting
DeGood, Chris
Gratitude & Reflection
Long, Al
Introduce Rotarians & Guests
Newhouse, Mark A.
Happy Bucks
DeGood, Chris
Brady, Lisa
Shaw, Kelvin
Tech Support
Noonan, John
Program Host
Weaver, Kennard R.
The above duties are scheduled for the September 5th meeting.
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Upcoming Elections
Elections are coming up soon for the board of Rotary Charities and Rotary Camps & Services on September 19th & 26th. A majority quorum is needed to properly follow election protocol so let's come together in the month of September with as many Rotarians in attendance as possible. September 5th will be the final call for candidates, so be sure to express your interest by then! If you have any questions be sure to contact Sakura Takano at
Badge Update
We will be updating and renumbering badges coming up! If you need a new badge please send an email to Liz at 
Reasons may include
-  Missing 
- Damaged 
- Change in job classification
- Misspellings
- Change from magnet to clip style due to pacemaker
- Changed from active to honorary 
- etc.
Wheels Of Hope Presidency
Our very own Al Bonney has decided it is time to retire as the President of Wheels Of Hope and he needs someone to step up and take over as the head of this fantastic organization. Al will still remain a board member and a source of knowledge and support for the new president, so if you are interested or have any questions you can email Al Bonney at
For more information click the link below to look over the job description and be sure to visit for background organization and the work they have done. 
White Pine Bike Ride
The Rotary Club of Cadillac is hosting the 5th annual White Pine Bike Ride to support the White Pine Trail on September 16th. There are several legs of the race so anyone can participate in as little or as much as you'd like. Be sure to visit the link below since the event website has tons of information to answer any questions you may have and you can register there as well. It will be a great event so even if you are not participating you can support the club by attending and cheering on the riders!
Update On Books From Birth
A TC Sunrise Rotary Project
If you missed the announcement from Karen Eckhardt of the TC Sunrise Rotary at a previous meeting be sure to catch up on the details of Books From Birth here
The Traverse City Horse Shows have offered to donate all general admission ticket proceeds from September 10th to the project so you can support both by purchasing tickets for that day! You can find more details here.
You can also donate yourself and if it is before September 5th you are entered into a drawing to win two VIP tickets to the horse show event on the 10th. 
Happy Birthday this week to:
Kurt Nyberg
Rebecca Teahen
Richard Ford
Have a great week and eat some cake!

Upcoming Meetings & Programs

September 12th @ Hagerty - NMC
September 19th @ The Great Wolf Lodge - Career Tech Center
September 26th @ Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy 
October 3rd @ Hagerty- Versiti Blood
October 10th @ Hagerty - Rotary Charities