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
Matthew Wollack, VP of Strategic Development, Wolverine Human Services was our speaker on July 11th.
 
WHS was founded in 1987 by Robert Wollack.  How Mr. Wollack, who was born in New York, came to Michigan is an interesting story involving Serpico, prison time, and the Gambino crime family.
 
The organization supports diverse treatment needs such as juvenile delinquency, substance abuse, rehabilitation, foster care placement, adoption, and high security residential treatment.  It operates in all 83 counties and is funded through the state of Michigan.
Even though its summer time GP Rotary and GP South Interact are hard at work today Helping Defer Elementary school spruce up the property for the summer and we will be back in August to help get ready for the next school year.
Several of us gathered to give Simon Drehmer a farewell party.  Simon was our exchange student this year from Sweden and we wish him well. Click on Read More to see more pictures.
On June 19th, Life Remodeling held their annual appreciation Breakfast to honor the many who have volunteered time and donated funds.  A squad of Grosse Pointe Rotarians were proud to help greet guests, oversee the coffee station, help with the breakfast and then help with the tear down after the event.
 
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The 2018 Passing of the Gavel took place on June 18th at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Incoming 2018-19 President, Gary Niehaus, graciously accepted the gavel from outgoing 2017-18 President, John Maliszewski. Click HERE for more pictures.