2018 Newsletters

Newsletter, April 2, 2018 – Downsizing Made Easy, Sharon McRill, President of The Betty Brigade. Introduced by Bob Carr and Deb Jones.

Newsletter, March 26, 2018 – GENESIS: Cross & Star of David, Rabbi Josh Whinston of Temple Beth Emeth and Christine Moody, who is a member of St. Clare of Assi- si Episcopal Church, introduced by Dick Benedek.

Newsletter, March 19, 2018 – Improv at The Kiwanis Center. Today’s scheduled speaker (Veronica Coker—Human Trafficking, a World Crisis) was unable to be with us today because of a medical emergency.

Newsletter, March 12, 2018 – The KEEP. Margaret Krasnoff introduced Shannan Gibb- Randall and Lindsey Nelson of Insite Design. They are both landscape archi- tects who have been advising us on the KEEP (Kiwanis Environmental Education Preserve).

Newsletter, March 5, 2018 – Brenda Quiet, the Victim Advocate Coordinator for the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, introduced by Steve Hiller.

Newsletter, February 26, 2018 – Program presented by President Gretchen.

Newsletter, February 19, 2018 – “Income Inequality”, James Gruber, PhD, retired professor of sociology at U of M Dearborn, introduced by Deb Jones.

Newsletter, February 12, 2018 – Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation – Neel Hajra, CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, and Maryellen Ferro, Community Investment Officer, introduced by Alan Burg.

Newsletter, February 5, 2018 – “Flight of the Butterflies”, a presentation on pollinators by Manja Holland, PhD from the Great Lakes Region of the National Wildlife Federation, with Jennifer Fike, and introduced by Dale Leslie.

Newsletter, January 29, 2018 – Demond Johnson introduced our speaker, Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, an entrepreneur, researcher and educator in battery science and technology.

Newsletter, January 22, 2018 – University of Michigan Learning Librarian Jo Angela Oehrli, spoke on one of today’s hottest topics, Fake News. Jo was joined by her colleague, Shevon Desai. They were introduced by Deb Jones.

Newsletter, January 15, 2018 – Dale Leslie introduced our special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day speaker, Lynette Clemetson, who is the Director of the University of Michigan Wallace House, home of the Knight-Wallace Fellowships for Journalists and the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists.

Newsletter, January 8, 2018 – Hixson Fellows Awards; Robert Carr served as master of ceremonies of our special Hixson Fellows award ceremony.

Newsletter, January 2, 2018 – Celebrating Our Success! Jerry Brown introduced a condensed video, made by Jim Campbell, of our club’s final gala celebration at the Kiwanis Center Downtown held on September 28, 2017.

Click here for a link to the entire video.

Click here for a link to another video of reminiscences of club members and volunteers.