March 7, 2023
Meeting started promptly at 7 a.m. with singing America the Beautiful !
Art Ayers gave our Invocation today Prayers for Don Hodgman, Donna Rummel and Barry Winkle
We Welcome our guests, Mathias DeJongh and Ron Seiler, Kim Wise and Team Rammaggedon
4 Zoomers!
  • Dave Campbell
  • Bob Brickman
  • Brandon Hinz
  • Clark Gruber
Bob Boerma led us in song today:
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight
  • Give My Regards to Broadway
  •  R *O*T*A*R*Y
  1. We have a membership application from Mathias DeJongh.
  2. This Thursday is our day to pack food bags for Blessings in a Backpack, please join us at 10:30am at North Shore School if your schedule allows.
  3. Wed., March 8th is our monthly social hour at 3 Blonds, 5:30 to whenever, come out and enjoy a casual evening of conversation.
  4. I’m pleased to report that Melinda, Angelica, Amy and Mark will all be attending the Great Lakes President Elects training event later this week in Kalamazoo.  South Haven will be very well represented!  Thanks to all of you for your commitment of time and effort to lead our Club into the future.
  5. Club business cards are on the table by the door for your use as well as Club Directory updates for new members and corrections recently made by the Brinkman’s to all member listings.
  6. Suggestions for Club Hero need to be submitted to Dan Thompson by March 17th.  Also be thinking of a candidate for Citizen of the Year which is an award that goes to a non-Rotarian who has made significant contributions to the community.
Kim Wise, sponsor of the Robotics Team Ramageddon.   
Mathias DeJongh
Bob Copping- Irishman in a bar 2 drinks side by side every day, 1 for him, 1 for his brother. Came in one day ordered on drink. Bar tender gave his condolences, the Irishman’s brother is fine he just stopped drinking!!
50/50/ Drawing – Stuart Comiskey filled in for Tom today
Mathias drew the winning number today
Jean Stein was today’s pick!  She did not win the pot.
Scott Mark won the consolation prize.
Pete Swanson-Grandson turned 17 yesterday.
G.B. Richmond- Brother turned 51 and nephew also had a Birthday.
Griffin Graham- Birthday is Saturday!
We sang traditional Happy Birthday today!!
Happy Bucks
Amy Nichols-Oldest daughter is engaged!
Larry Wittkop-Grandson Ben broke the school record set in 2000 for freestyle!! State Meet is Fri/Sat at Oakland University 3 Relays and 5 or 6 Events
Passed the basket around
Tom Rummel sponsor of this weeks presentation:
Team Ramaggedon led by Kim Wise- South Haven High School Robotics Team
Kim Wise-Sponsor of the Robotics Team-Ramageddon
  • HR Director – City of South Haven
  • Bio can be found on the City Waves Newsletter
Team Ramaggedon
  • Last week had a lock in at the hight school from 2 p.m. till 6 a.m.
  • 11th season for High School Robots
  • Alumni come back and are still involved 14 Mentors this year
  • Each student introduced themselves and participated in the presentation today.
  • Very Inspiring Presentation
See Presentation
Mary Sue Lyon thanked Kim Wise for her presentation today. She was presented with a $25.00 gift card from Fleming Brothers Oil and Convenience Mart. The meeting was adjourned promptly at 8 a.m. with the Four Way Test. Please join us next week, March 14, 2023 promptly at 7 a.m. at the Peace Lutheran Church. Respectfully submitted: Sandra S. Reno