August 9, 2022
Meeting started promptly at 7 a.m. with the pledge of allegiance.
Art Ayers gave the invocation today praying, for healing and strength also prayers for the families of Sue Mark and Mike Livovitch who have recently passed away.  May both Sue and Mike rest in peace.
We welcome 3 Guests today!
Al Quigley District 7730 Governor Elect
Mike Dubbink
Jim Marcoux our speaker today!!
Bob Boerma led us in singing 3 Songs Today.
We sang with gusto!
God Bless America
My Kind of Town
Rotary My Rotary
Last but not least ….. Smile!
Thanks Bob for leading us and our rusty voices today!
Board meeting immediately following the Club meeting.
Don Hodgman has Aug. 14th Pancake Breakfast sign-up sheets available, please sign-up today to work a shift or 2.
Friday, August 12th Meet at Lewis Storage 8:30 a.m.
Friday, August 12th  Meet at the Airport 9:00 a.m.
Sat: Day Off
Sun: 6:15 a.m. 6:30 at the Airport for the Pancake Breakfast
Wear Rotary Shirts, Hats and Aprons!!
Need a Golf Cart for assisting Handicap to the event from the parking lot! We do try to park handicap people as close as possible.
Also need a large wagon for Water- Kaileigh Eddy is bringing one
Steve Larson talked about how to park cars, in the grass with no lines.
The District Foundation raffle tickets are available for purchase from Dave Campbell, please see him to sign up to buy tickets so the Club can remain a 100% giving Club.  This raffle supports the Karl Sandelin Grants, of which we have been a recipient every year for the past several years.
Aug. 23rd picnic at Jerry Gruber’s cottage. 
Jerry Gruber Rotary Picnic Tuesday August 23, Starting at 5 p.m. at his cottage on Saddle Lake.
Directions: GPS 07794 51 ½  St. Grand Junction
Driving Directions to Jerry Grubers Cottage on Saddle Lake.
Take Phoenix Rd. (188) East through Grand Junction- Past the Township Hall- You’ll go down a dip in the road- at the top of the hill is a yellow sign showing a curve and a small arrow pointing right… turn Right… this is 51 ½ St (Will also have a small sign with an arrow that has 6360 on it)… continue down 51 ½  St. to Fire Lane 16… Look for the sandwich board with (South Haven Rotary Club… with Arrow pointing toward lake and the Sondra kay Cottages)… Fire Lane also says Leevering Rd, next to Leeering’s Special Acres Audlt Foster Care… we’ll park in the grass or field… If you go beyond now it’s  8th Ave and you missed it… see you there. OR Check to see if CR384 is open (may be closed by the bridge) and if so take CR384 past No. Lake Tavern toward Saddle Lake public launch turn left on 50th St… go to the end—Left on 8th Ave go around the curve …. IMMEDIATE left at Fire Lane 16.. sign has Big “R’ with arrow… follow._
Mary Sue acknowledged Dana and Emily – Public Image Team, Thanks for all your hard work and the tons of recognition our Rotary Club has received through 3 New Networks, and the Herald Palladium, Kalamazoo Gazette for the donation of the Life Jacket Loaner Boards here in South Haven at the beaches.
No morning meeting either on Aug. 16th or 23rd.  Next morning meeting will be Aug. 30th.
Comedy Relief- Jerry Gruber filled in for Bob Copping…
What is the difference between a Sock and a Camera?  5 toes and Photos…. Wah wah…  😊
50/50 Raffle
Our guest Al Quigley drew the winning number
Tom Rummels number was drawn, he did not win the pot.
Al drew again for the Consolation prize and Bob Brickman won the $2.00 prize!!
Dene Hadden- Granddaughter graduates this week AND celebrates her 19th Birthday!
Dana Hullinger’s  Grandson is 10 on Friday!
Jon Peele- 48th Anniversary!
Tom Ruesink also Celebrating his Anniversary !
Nick Tuit- 56th Anniversary on August 24 but have been an item for 63 years!!  Wow !!!  Congratulations!
Dave Campbell is Celebrating his 40th Anniversary!
Kaileigh Eddy- Twins 15th Birthday is Sunday!
Jerry Gruber has to get a burn permit Thursday for his birthday cake blow out!
Jerry Portman- Shares a birthday with his younger brother 14 years apart.
G.B. Richmond Celebrated his Birthday, Monday, August 8th! Also his son turns 22!!
Happy Bucks
Larry Wittkop- 24 Days till college football Kick Off!!
John Mellien is the Chair of this week's Speaker his brother in law Jim Marcoux regarding the South Haven Community Foundation.
  • Marcoux family has been recognized as Rotary Citizens of the year
  • Jim is involved in Blessings in a Backpack
  • Best known for being Jay’s Dad and Paula’s Husband
Mary Sue Lyon thanked Jim  for his presentation. She then  announced the Funeral for Gary Smith. The meeting was adjourned promptly at 8 a.m. with  the Four Way Test.  Please join us August 30th here, 7 a.m. at Peace Lutheran, for our next meeting.
Respectfully submitted: Sandra S. Reno