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The Weekend Starts Here!
Service Above Self
Fridays at 7:15 AM
Livingston Educational Service Agency (LESA)
1425 W Grand River Ave.
Howell, MI 48843
United States of America
Join us for tasty BREAKFAST treats, POSITIVE energy and HEARTS of service! Club business starts promptly at 7:30 am, with pledges, announcements, Fine Sheriff duties and HAPPY DOLLARS. A weekly talk ENRICHING our lives takes us to 8:30am.
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Socialization usually begins at 7:15 am. Coffee will be HOT! (Bring your own real cream and artificial sweetners if we don't like what they have.)
The meeting normally rings in promptly at 7:30. Remember to help set up and help tear down. Please anyone bring someone to breakfast. Pay Madam Treasurer $9, please.


BRING at least $5 for the 50/50 DRAWING.  (The POT is at $135 and growing... there are about 40 cards are left.)  Bring SINGLES (or doubles) for HAPPY DOLLARS & FINES.

Click here to join us via ZOOM:

If you cannot make it to the meeting in person, please join us via ZOOM and keep your VIDEO camera on so we can see your smiling faces!
If you do show up, remember the CDC has recommended that EVERYONE wear a mask INDOORS, even if you have had all your shots. All of Michigan now has been designated a high or substantial risk of transmission.
[Did you know that even if you have been "FULLY VACCINATED" and/or have had CoViD ONCE, you still might catch it as a breakthrough infection AND unknowingly spread the virus to others?]
Variant D and Delta Plus of CoViD-19 are highly transmittable via the air. As infectious as the measles. Mask wearing is OPTIONAL for members, not a requirement. So MAKE GOOD CHOICES!
Official GREETERS this FRIDAY are...
Greeters should arrive no later than 7:15 AM and assist members with name badges, welcoming guests and identifying guests and visiting Rotarians. And the award for friendliest members goes to...  [the envelope please]:
BOBBIE TERRY [wake up! Grab your coffee! GO!]
NO Greeters! It's THANKSGIVING. Take a day off, people.
If you for some reason you are unable to fulfill your annual responsibility as an OFFICIAL GREETER when assigned, please let me know at least a week in advance. The week of our meeting, you are responsible for arranging your own replacement!
Check Out the ClubRunner Calendar at for ALL upcoming events, weekly activities, club business meetings, information about upcoming speakers and MORE!  [HINT:  all of the blue underlined words above are hotlinks for a website or email!]
Get to know your fellow Rotarians better. Join us this month in Brighton for stimulating conversation, tidbits of inside information, fun and fellowship outside our regular Friday meetings.
For example this past Wednesday at Jameson's you would have heard about an opportunity at Caretel Inn to train for a CNA certificate AND get paid $9 an hour. It's a three-week class to become a Clinical Nursing Assistant. Then, Caretell will hire you for $17 an hour. Seriously!
Or learn about the Masons and how there used to be millions in the USA right after WWII, but like all volunteer and fraternal organizations, numbers of members have dwindled. There are about 25,000 in Michigan. Did you know that Shriners are Masons? 
Where are we meeting the month of OCTOBER? That's right, Jameson's Irish Pub, where all their food is made fresh from scratch. That's Downtown Brighton at 110 E. Grand River Ave. Limited parking out front, but plenty out back!
Warmest Regards,
Tom Archer
p.s. Whoever gets to Jameson's first, please reserve a couple of tables for about 8 people.
Click on the link here to read their menu and be prepared to order promptly at NOON! You can pre-order and pay on this app as well.
SO high-tech!
Invite  your extended Rotary Family (aka spouses), friends or co-workers. This also is a great way to introduce them to our club and what makes LSRC so special! There simply isn't enough time at our weekly meetings to get to know one another better. SO, EACH ONE BRING ONE. 
Pop Quiz:  If we are meeting on Wednesdays in Brighton at Jameson's for the month of October, where will we be meeting TUESDAYS at noon in HOWELL?  First correct answer gets a limited edition 4-in-1 Professional Bottle Opener with a knife and wine opener included! 
BITS 'N' PIECES - News You Can Use
There is a year 'round scrap metal drive taking place at Livingston County Habitat for Humanity's ReStore at 7198 Grand River Road in Brighton. [That's two miles west of I-96, exit 145 on the left hand side of the road.]
Drop off Hours are:
Tuesday- Friday: 9AM-4PM   
Saturday: 9AM-2PM
When you arrive drop off a donation, pull through the fenced area at the back of the store. Please stay in your car. Staff and volunteers will happily unload each item. 
For more information, call  (810) 220-9986 ext.110  Call to schedule a pick up for large items. [Like a pickup truck, car, farm equipment, motorcycle, RV, old appliances.]
October 20: District 6380 Dynamic Polio Speaker Event: Rotary District 6380 is pleased to partner with the Literati Book Store on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. to present a conversation with noted author, Jim Tobin, in support of End Polio Now.
The evening will feature James Tobin in conversation discussing his books on President Franklin D. Roosevelt:  THE MAN HE BECAME: HOW FDR DEFIED POLIO TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY, and his most recent adaption for young adults: Master of his Fate- Roosevelts Rise From Polio to the Presidency.
This is a virtual event and all donations as well as some of the book proceeds will go directly to our District 6380's Rotary’s End Polio Now initiative.  Additionally, tickets are bundled with a set donation amount and a copy of either The Man He Became, or Master of His Fate, are available.
These books make Great Holiday Gifts- do our kids/grandkids really need another video game?? 
Also in support of our Each One Bring One District Campaign we are urging all members to Host a Zoom Pizza Party with non-Rotarian friends, or a cocktail party, or Brews for Polio, or Wine for Polio, cheese for Polio during our event on Wednesday October 20th at 7:00p.m to support our Rotarian efforts in eradicating Polio! 
Please take a moment to register, reference the attached information as well as contact our District PolioPlus Committee and Event Leads to get more info on this and other upcoming Polio Events.
               Dynamic Speaker Chair - Collyer Smith - (734)-545-0644
                                        Canada - Dave McGuire - (519) 682-9995
                                              US  - Julie Dunbar     - (734) 730-9350 

This is shaping up to be a wonderful evening raising awareness in support of our International combined efforts to rid this world of this horrible disease...remember we are "this close" - WooWoo!!

November 9:  District 6380 and 6400 Foundation+Membership Celebration Event: Let’s celebrate with a special event dedicated to our Rotary Foundation and Newer Members.  Rotary International President Elect Jennifer Jones and PolioPlus Director Michael McGovern will emcee this evening of fundraising, auctions and new member recognition.  Attend the Gala,  become a Sponsor, share a moment with our guest speakers in the VIP room and much, much more!  Register Here:  Foundation + Membership Gala
I hope you can join us Wednesday evening, October 27th, for the return of the LIVE, IN PERSON tailgate fund-raiser.
The VINA Tailgate has been a Livingston County tradition since 2008 but we had to go virtual in 2020…it just wasn’t the same. The competition for fundraising supremacy for VINA between “Sparty” and “Blue” just doesn’t work as well in the virtual world.
BTW, Sparty now leads the annual affair 7 wins to 5…just saying, Michigan, it might be time to step up your game.  
We need you back; both in person and as a Sponsor but we understand that some of you might still be hesitant to attend in person. Please consider purchasing tickets, a making a donation or becoming a sponsor through the VINA Tailgate Website. If you cannot attend, we’ll miss you, but our patients will be so grateful for whatever you can do. If you can come, you’re in for a fun evening of the Brighton HS Marching Band, silent auctions, , games, more than a little trash talk and a surprise at the end…
Remember, more than your Team, VINA needs you. HERE is a very short video to remind you why we do what we do and a thank you message from our patients for all you’ve done.
Finally, thank you from me personally for supporting VINA. It means a lot to know you share my desire to help those in our community who cannot afford dental care.
Call me if you would rather write a check, have a cool auction item to donate or have any questions.
Jim Gilmore
Executive Director 
VINA Community Dental Center
"Dental home for people in need"
400 E. Grand River Avenue
Brighton, MI 48116
MITT is COMING! (Midnight in the Tropics)
The 2022 Midnight in the Tropics annual fundraiser is coming! Usually it is held in FEBRUARY but this year it is moving to Saturday, March 5th at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Howell.  So save the date and gather donations!
The beneficiaries you club members selected for our fundraising efforts are Reaching Higher, Special Ministries, a program of Livingston County Catholic Charities, and our own LSRC Foundation.
Many thanks to the LSRC Foundation Board for establishing the rules and rubrics for this year's nominations of beneficiaries. They always are open for suggestions to improve the process. 
2022 MITT Beneficiary Selection Schedule
Note: In lieu of individual nomination presentations the LSRC Foundation Board has reviewed the information from the application forms and pre-selected qualifying candidates.
Friday November 5th    Presentation to the club by each beneficiary.  

Approved by LSRF Board.8.20.21
Hello all!
I've recently spoken to Rhonda Callahan from Torch 180.  Rhonda stated that she has a clean up project at the building in Fowlerville as well as a need for help moving items from a storage unit in Brighton to an new storage unit. 
Please respond to me if you're interested in helping with this project. I need to know how many can help so I can get an idea of when to schedule the day. 
Oct 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event ChairJohn Scotta
LocationVictory Garden
7300 Whitmore Lake Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
United States of America
Event Description

Hello everyone,

The Victory Garden work day has been rescheduled for Oct 16th 2021 from 10am-NOON

Please let me know if you will be able to attend this Saturday

John R Scotta
Director of Service Projects
The Annual Brighton Walk for the Alzheimer’s Association was held on Saturday, October 2, in Downtown Brighton, and Rotary was well represented. LSCR joined forces with the Howell Rotary, in a team captained by Nick Proctor.  This joint club effort generated $4,685 for the cause.  In addition to Nick, the team included Bill Park, Robert Ellis, Linda Carey and Peggy Hall-Davenport.  Other Howell Rotarians in attendance included Patti Griffith, Holly Ward-Lamb and Jeanne and Greg Clum.

Sandie and Don Cortez (Howell) served as Co-Chairs for the Brighton Walk and had their own strong and successful team. LSRC member Jamie Scott walked with Team Willows of Howell, while Rotarians Heather Aeschliman (Howell) and Mark Robinson (LSRC) walked with Team LCCC-Be Our Guest. Carole Bullion-Mincy was the captain of the Brighton Rotary/Liberty Team, which raised $4,775. The Hartland Rotary and the Fowlerville Rotary also had participanting teams.
The morning started out just a bit on the cool side, but warmed nicely for the Walk, and the mood within the crowd was hopeful. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the Brighton Walk generated $200,156, making it the most successful Walk in Michigan. More than 700 participant registered, serving as members of 130 teams -- an excellent example of Rotarians in Action!!!!
--Mark T. Robinson
      [*] Nearly 50 million people have it or some form of dementia.
      [*] Only 25% of people with Alzheimer's have had a definitive diagnosis
      [*] Alzheimer's and other dementias are the TOP cause of  disabilities
      [*] The total lifetime cost of care for someone with dementia in 2018 was estimated at $250,174
                 With inflation, in today's dollars, that is about $305,000!
      [*]  One in THREE seniors DIE with some form of dementia. [It doesn't cause their death but it is a contributing factor.]
      [*]  People with Alzheimer's or dementia live only four to eight years after the initial diagnosis.
      [*]  It is the 6th leading cause of death in the USA, and the only one in the Top Ten that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed down.
     [*]  In 30 years, there will be at least 16 million people in America diagnosed with a form of dementia.
     [*]  About 66 percent of people with Alzheimer's are WOMEN
Melisa Person, CDP
Legacy Neighborhood Director
The Willows at Howell
1550 Byron Road
Howell, MI 48843
Next week would you like to learn more about the warning signs of dementia/Alzheimer's disease?  Text "More Info Please on ALZ" to 810-986-9320
There's not quite so much work to do as this time of year for the harvest, so a workday has been re-scheduled for Saturday, October 16 from Noon - 2 pm.
  We need Rotarians to wield shovels and rakes and implements of destruction to clear out the garden, put the scraps into the compost pile and put away everything for the winter. [I think. I may be wrong. Won't be the last time. The Garden collected more than 2,000 pounds of fresh produce for Gleaners this year says Jim Watters. A big thank you to Stephanie Nerby for coordinating this year's efforts.]
If you have any questions please contact Jim Watters  810-225-4420. Or John R. Scotta at 248-535-7466. Join them Saturday mornings to help haul in this fall's harvest!
The Gleaners/Garden Club Community Victory Garden is located on the SW corner of Brighton NC Machine at 7300 Whitmore Lake Rd, Brighton, MI 48116.  
Good morning Fellow Rotarians!!
 I am oh so very very excited to announce our newest upcoming ALL Member, Friends, Family District Supported Event volunteering at this year's Detroit Free Press Marathon 2021 October 16 & 17th
Yes,  our District will be traveling to the city of Detroit on October 17th to promote our Rotary District 6380 as well as support the runners and especially cheer on our fellow Rotarian runners at this Year's Detroit Marathon - WooWoo!!
Lake Orion Sunrise Rotarian and Director of this year's Marathon's Hydration Stations Julie Barnes Mauer and myself, are teaming together to [wo-]man support water stations throughout the course. We want to engage as many District clubs as possible to display their Rotary District banners and other marketing material and promote our Rotarian Service above self passion all the while supporting and providing the runners with fluids at assigned stations along the course.
Wow what could be more fun and exhilarating for all of us spending the day outside with thousands and thousands of your BEST friends doing good for others as we cheer on our fellow Rotarian runners and keep all runners hydrated!
 I encourage you ALL to sign up today even our Canadian family if possible pending border crossing and bring your family, friends, club members to this fun and exciting event in Downtown Detroit.
                                   Date:  Sunday October 17, 2021
                                   Time:  6:30a.m. to 11:30a.m 
           Contact:  Julie Barnes Mauer (
                                                           (phone (248-830-7270)
  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: District 6380 & Detroit Marathon
Lastly, as an added bonus for volunteering, we will all receive a Detroit Marathon Fleece Hooded Jacket - Wowsa!! So hurry and sign up today and plan to attend our first organization meeting on October 5th -- more info coming soon. I promise!
WooWoo, this will be so much fun!!
`Brenda "Woo-Woo" Tipton
Michigan Rotary District 6380 Governor, 2021-22
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mary St. Pierre
September 6
Janet Burns
September 10
Elias Stich
September 12
John Scotta
September 17
Steve Gronow
September 21
Wayne Perry
September 22
Mike Lenninger
September 24
Kate Lawrence
September 30
Spouse Birthdays
Laurie Watts
September 12
Jill Fredrickson
September 25
Join Date
Jim Gilmore
September 1, 1996
25 years
Peggy Hall-Davenport
September 16, 1997
24 years
Eric Galbraith
September 23, 2020
1 year
Mark Robinson
September 24, 2017
4 years
Jerry Beamer
September 27, 2018
3 years
Where to Make Up a Rotary Meeting in our Area

You can enjoy a meal with local Rotarians every day of the week:

Monday - Lunch - Howell at Howell Board of Education Room at the Administration Building (on Highlander Way)

Tuesday - Lunch - Brighton at the Brighton Community Building (aka the Boy Scout Building)
Tuesday - Lunch - Lyon Area at Abbey Park at Mill Milford Road, south of I-96, across from Coyote Golf Club 

Wednesday - Lunch - Fowlerville at First United Methodist Church on 2nd Street

Thursday - Breakfast - Hartland Rotary Club, at the Hartland Insurance Agency (Old US 23, just north of M 59).  

Thursday - Lunch - Novi at Suburban Collection Showcase
                - NOON - Milford Rotary Club, Bakers at Milford, 2925 S. Milford Road
Take the opportunity to see other clubs, meet other Rotarians and see how they do things. These count as "Make Up" meetings if you can't attend your regular weekly club meeting.