Youth Programs
Weekly Program Speakers
May 30th - Solar Power - County Wastewater Management
at the Lake House
One of our "outbound" international youth exchange students, DaQuon Bateswas is introduced by Kristi Pawlak.  She annnounced that Rotary International's Central States Youth Exchange, a group of 20 RI districts, awarded DaQuon its highest Youth Exchange scholarship, $1,600! Kristi said this is the second year that a Muskegon Outbound has received the largest scholarship amount among the Central States RI districts. DaQuon attends North Muskegon and is headed to Spain for the next school year.
Our program speakers on Muskegon Public Schools' Two Way Language Immersion Program, teacher Angela Perez and Principal (and former Rotary International Youth Exchange student) Thom DeVoogd.
Andrew Cutler is looking for a few more signups for May 31's Party in the Park Rotary is sponsoring in downtown Muskegon's Hackley Park. Cleanup volunteers get an extra special treat if you're thirsty! See Andrew for details.
Craig Pirrotta reminded members that Rotarian volunteers will be picking up donations between June 4 and 14 for an online auction with the proceeds going to benefit the Club's Youth Exchange program. He said "instead of reaching into your wallet reach into your garage!"
Joanie Smith delivered our Reflection
Melissa Horton introduced two of her Lakeshore Museum Center colleagues visiting us, Jackie Huss and Patrick Horn.
Kristi Nagengast introduced her (and President Ginny's) guest Remi Schloff.
In a "Clairefully planned" move, Claire Root-Benson introduces her guest Claire Ritter. 
Dayne Robinson (and the retiring Ken Rasp) introduced their guest and colleague, incoming Muskegon Catholic Central Schools President Jennifer Fellinger.
Melissa Moore introduces several of her Read Muskegon colleagues, from left, Mary Vazquez, Santana Aker and Liz Lara.
Put all our members on your smartphone for a quick dial connection. You will be glad you did.
Bob Scolnik introduces his guest Ratan Khatri.
One of our newest Rotarians, Marianne Darnell, introduces her guest Clayvon Davis, a longtime friend visiting from Holland, IL.
Melissa Horton introduces our program.
Tim Lipan from the social committee reminds members to sign up for our June 9 Clippers Baseball Carload Party. See Tim, RIM, or the Sign-Up Genius e-mail in your inbox for details!
Marcia Hovey-Wright is coordinating volunteers for the June 14th Free Family Fun Night at the Juneteenth celebration at Muskegon Heights' Mona Lake Park. Two shifts of workers are needed for the event, which runs from 5-9 p.m. See Marcia to sign up.