The Traverse City Rotary Club Bulletin
October 28th, 2023
Our Next Meeting -
October 31st, 2023
We will be meeting next on October 31st at Kirkbride Hall in the Commons. This will be a joint meeting with the Kiwanis Club with special guest Ray Minervini to receive the Paul Harris Service Above Self Award. 
Join the Zoom Meeting HERE
Meeting Responsibilities
Weekly Meeting
DeGood, Chris
Happy Bucks
Randles, Jon
Guest Introductions
Randles, Jon
Lapp, Laurie
LaPorte, Paul
Gratitude & Reflection
Long, Al
Program Host
Roddy, John
The above duties are scheduled for the October 31st meeting.
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Meal Train for Marsha & Ray Minervini
Marsha & Ray would greatly appreciate your generosity in helping to provide some meals for them in the upcoming weeks. Marsha has endured a lot in the hospital over the past few months and was just recently discharged after her latest procedure. If you are able to sign up to bring a meal to the Minervini's please click here.
Good Works Grant Deadline
Any nonprofits in Grand Traverse County must be sure to submit their application to the Good Works Grant Committee by November 3rd to get funds for vital community projects up to $5,000. You can apply here. If you have any questions, please contact Miriam Owsley at
TC West Presents "Guys & Dolls"
The Traverse City West High School Fall Musical is fast approaching and you can get your tickets now! Click the link here to purchase and support these very talented students November 10th-12th and November 17th-19th.
Matching Grant Opportunity 
The Grand Travserve Regional Community Foundation will be matching donations made by Rotarians to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, educational, and governmental organizations within Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leelanau counties. You can have up to $250 matched and you can donate to multiple organizations if you wish. Applications need to be submitted by December 1st to Liz at or you can mail it to 13170 S. West Bayshore Dr. Suite 108, Traverse City MI 49684. We highly encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and if you need a copy of the application you can find that here. If you have any questions you can contact Steve Wade at
Happy Birthday this week to:
Kory Hansen
Robert Hentschel
Marty Colburn
John Roddy
Have a great week and eat some cake!
Upcoming Meetings & Programs
November 7th @ Hagerty - Interlochen Students
November 14th @ Hagerty - Coast Guard
November 21st @ Hagerty - SCORE
November 28th @ Hagerty - Peace Ranch