March 1, 2022 
Larry Wittkop graciously ran our meeting today!  Promptly at 8 a.m. he strongly rang the bell and we all stood for the pledge of allegiance.
Pastor Jeffrey Dick gave today’s invocation, hopeful that spring is near, praying for healing of our members and sending many prayers out to  the people and country of Ukraine.
Guests Today:  Tom Peale
                          Kim Wise and the Robotics Team
                          Robotics Team introduced themselves
Bob Copping gave this weeks comedy relief, Bob is such a hoot!
Tom Ruesink held this weeks drawing!
Angelica was the lucky winner and won the $21.00 pot which she re donated to the membership
Brian Katz won the $2.00  consolation prize this week.
Emily Gruber announced that Griffin’s Birthday is this week!
Ted Weber Celebrates a Birthday Wednesday, March 3rd and other members of his family also have Birthdays this week, Wife Julie, Granddaughter Kadyn turns 17, Grandson Joshua will be 10!
Jerry Gruber’s brother Earl is the oldest Gruber and celebrated his 91st Birthday on March 1!
Bob Copping’s oldest son had a Birthday on March 1st and his youngest son’s Birthday is March 28th!
Larry Wittkop played a jazzy Happy Birthday in honor of all the Birthday’s this week.
Happy Bucks
Emily and Melinda Gruber were happy they got to ski on Rotary Run last weekend!
Also they were happy to announce Griffins Birthday!
Tom Ruesink- Happy about the NCAA Tournament.
Ross Woodhams mentioned the All Night Lock in that the Robotics team had last week. Kim Wise was happy about that also!
Larry was happy that MSU beat Purdue! Go GREEN! Will be even Happier when MSU defeats UofM tonight!
Larry’s grandsons were half of the relay team that broke the school record, so he was very happy and proud of that fact!
Don Hodgman was Happy to see his granddaughter today, she is part of the Robotics team.
Rosalie Happy that it is Mardi Gra!
Kaitlyn Happy about the successful island sit last weekend in the cold!
Tom Ruesink’s grandson will be Baptised on Easter Day!
Mark Odland mentioned that Tom Renners daughter was featured in the Tribune as one of the Top Financial Advisors!
Tom Renner Happily mentioned the book he was involved in editing and taking photos for the History of Hope College.
Tom Rummel Introduced the South Haven High School Robotics Team  Ramageddon!  Tom told the membership how both of his kids were involved in the Robotics team and how much the team has helped both of his kids choose their career paths, and understand a team concept and a sense of service.
Tom Introduced Kim Wise
 Kim is the Human Resource of the City of South Haven
Blueberry Festival Chair
Involved in the Business Team and the Robotics Team
What a great presentation!  Each member of the team presented a slide and were so well spoken and enthusiastic about their team and each other.  What a great work ethic being taught to those kids!
The team is holding open house March 4th  6 p.m. at the High School to Reveal this years Robot.  Their first competition is next week.
Larry Wittkop thanked Kim and the Team for the awesome presentation.  Kim will receive a gift card from Fleming Brothers Oil and Convenience Mart for her presentation.
Reminder Senior Center soft opening was Feb 28th.  They are now open Monday thru Thursday from 8:30-2 pm with  coffee and donuts and lunch daily. Many activities happening there, pickleball, exercise room, walking track!
Larry adjourned the meeting  at 8 a.m. with the 4 way test!  Next Week March 8th Meeting will be in person!  Kevin Schooley is the program chair next week.   We welcome Liji Hanney, representing the South Haven Boys and Girls Clubs.