Grosse Pointe Rotary Club

Grosse Pointe

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 5:30 PM
War Memorial Reception Room
32 Lake Shore Rd
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI  48236
United States
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Our Stories
On April 21, six members of the Rotary Club of Grosse Pointe joined others from our community in the Moross Greenway project in picking up debris from the Moross/I94 entrance and exit ramps, the Moross median from I94 to Mack, and from several abandoned homes.  Many in the group cleaned up and trimmed the sustainable greenscapes near St. John Hospital.  Thanks to the many drivers who honked their thanks as they passed by. (Click Read More for more pictures.)
Today's presenters were Elizabeth Carey (CEO) and Lynn Komasara (Gifts Officer) with Starr Commonwealth.  They provided an overview of their 105 year-old social services non-profit that serves the emotional needs of children and families by educating and training professionals in multiple southeastern Michigan counties. 
 
An invitation was also extended to attend and support their upcoming 105 anniversary celebration at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday, October 6, 2018…for details visit www.starr.org/105
Edward J. Russell III received the 2018 Rotary Individual Volunteer Service award for his exemplary volunteering and service to others in the community.
 
In keeping with its mission of “service above self,” Rotary recognizes individuals, as well as companies and service organizations, who exhibit the high ethical standards of Rotary.  The annual Individual Vocational Service Award is presented every April.
Richard O’Neil was inducted into the Grosse Pointe Rotary Club. He is pictured here as our
newest ‘Red Badger’ along with his sponsor/mentor, Judy Masserang.
On April 14th, eight Grosse Pointe Rotarians and three Grosse Pointe South Interact members (Including Mr. Cox), joined the 1pm volunteer shift to collectively manage 4,026 pounds of food which will provide 3,221 meals for our hungry neighbors!
Volunteers for Gleaners makes it possible for them to distribute more than 45 million pounds of food to the needy in southeastern Michigan.  40% of their recipients are children.  
Tim Killeen, Wayne County Commissioner, provided an update on three issues impacting the County. (1) The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, (2) The seawall along Lakeshore in the Farms and Shores, and (3) The Wayne County Jail.