Club Information
Welcome to The Rotary Club of Saline Michigan!
Saline

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Saline Main Street (or Zoom)
109 West Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI 48176
United States of America
At the present time, the club meets at the office of Saline Main Street twice each month and via Zoom the other weeks each month
Home Page Stories
 
 
Saturday, October 9 th, the Rotary Club of Saline had the Ribbon Cutting to open the new Henne Field Rotary Pavilion. 
 
Pictured are some of the Rotary Club of Saline crew who picked up litter along a two mile stretch of  Maple Road from Textile Road to Ellsworth Road, one of the gateways to Saline, on October 2, 2021. From left to right are Angi Petraszko, Jim Datson and Janet Dillon.  Not shown are Steve Laatsch and Dave Blough. The club has now completed its third calendar year of clean-ups under the Washtenaw County Road Commission  Adopt-A-Road program!
 
 
 
 
The Saline Rotary Henne Park Pavilion construction is under way...!
District Governor Brenda "Woo woo" Tipton presented Jim Datson with a Presidential Citation today for accomplishing his goals as president.
The Rotary Club of Saline inducted a new member  Jeff Williams  Thursday.  District Governor Brenda "Woo woo" Tipton was visiting at the time.  Welcome Jeff.
 
CEEO Brenda "Woo Woo" (6380 District Governor) visited our club Thursday and presented us with our own Saline Rotary banner.  Thanks Woo Woo..!!
 
The Rotary Club of Saline presented four one thousand dollar scholarships to four outstanding graduates from Saline High School.
Monica Van Overmeer, past president of the Saline Rotary Club and Steve Laatch, Superintendent of Saline Area Schools presented the awards in the following catagories:
Academic Scholarship – Kandhan Nadarajah
Alwin Gross/Howard Johnson Scholarship – Emily Finkbeiner
Hayden M. Smith Memorial Interact Scholarship – Lauren Booher
Career and Technical Education Scholarship – Annie Rothfuss
Congratulations to these scholarship winners.
 
The Rotary Club of Saline hosted a Trunk or Treat event at the Saline Parks & Rec Center last Saturday.  There were about 100 cars, and each containing between 1 to 6 kids. The event was well received by all who participated.   
 
A group of Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Saline spent the morning, Saturday June 27, 
spreading gravel in needed areas for the Evangelical Home of Michigan in Saline.
Due to The COVID-19 situation we have determined that in the best interest of public safety, we will immediately implement the following changes until further notice:
— Postpone Farmers Day
— Cancel all regular Club meetings (Thursdays lunch meetings)
— Cancel all in person Board of Director meetings
— Cancel all in person sub committee meetings
— Regular meetings are being held via Zoom every other Thurdsay at 11:45 am  
 
 
Thank you to The Mullick Foundation, Saline Rotary and Meijer for leading another year of The Mullick Challenge. Over 200 children and nearly 80 families received books, food, turkeys, toiletries and paper products and $50 per child to shop for holiday gifts!
 
 
Today (Feb 27, 2020) The Saline Rotary heard a presentation by Richard Andres and Deb Lentz of Tantre Farm.  Tantre Farm is a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), which is a way for small farmers to directely market their produce to the community.  The community, in turn, directly supports the local farmers by purchasing a seasonal share of the farm's products.
 
To learn more about Tantre Farm visit their website by going to: www.tantrefarm.com
 
 
 
Saline Rotarians posed by our Adopt a County Road sign on Maple between Textile and Ann Arbor Saline Rds today!

After 3 successful cleanup days this year, we were awarded our sign.
 
Members of Saline Rotary Club and Mullick Foundation are pictured at the Meijer store during the 2017 Mullick Challenge event, which provides gift money, children's books and holiday food items for families in need at the holidays.
 

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Alison Beatty spoke at the Rotary Club of Saline and gave a great history of the Willow Run Bomber Plant and Rosie the Riveter.
 
 Terri Wilkerson spoke to the Rotary Club of Saline regarding the hazards associated with a oil pipe line the runs under the Straits of Mackinac.  Her website:  retireline5.org  contains a wealth of information on the subject.
 
ShelterBox volunteer Derek Locke is pictured with Todd Lands, President of Saline Rotary.
 
Derek Locke, a member of the Rotary Club of Dearborn Heights, spoke to Saline Rotary Club members Thursday about ShelterBox, a humanitarian organization that helps displaced people around the world.  According to Locke, originally from Plymouth, England, at any given moment, there are 85 million around the world who are displaced by natural disaster or conflict. ShelterBox and its volunteers provide shelter, tools and support to people working to recover. The organization provides "ShelterBoxes" and "ShelterKits." The boxes contain family-sized tents specially designed to withstand the elements. 
 
The kits contain tools that people need to start rebuilding their lives. The include ropes, fasteners, heavy-duty tarps, shovels, saws, hammers and other tools. ShelterBox also provides solar lights, mosquito nets, water purification equipment and other important gear. ShelterBox needs volunteers and monetary donations.
 
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Shelter Box

 
 
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