www.mybaycity.com June 18, 2013
Rotary Article 8230

Fall-In Art and Sol Topic Of Program

June 18, 2013
By: Stephen Kent


Rotary met at the Country Club on Tuesday. The program was presented by Diana Tomlin and Matt Rassette, who spoke about the upcoming "Fall In Art and Sol" scheduled for this fall.


Diana Tomlin and Matt Rassette
Art and Sol, which will run this Fall, and is designed to showcase the art, culture and science of the Great Lakes Bay Area. A coordinated promotional campaign will insure that businesses and organizations throughout the area showcase the events with the same advertising and promotions. This branding initiative will focus attention on the unique area of the state.

The promotional campaign is planned to run all October, which is also National Arts and Humanities Month. This national celebration will highlight the importance of culture to the country.

The promotional campaign is being developed by the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance and the regional Convention and Visitors Bureau with support from local businesses and civic associations.

The objective is to encourage people to "fall in" and enjoy the many opportunities across the Great Lakes Bay Region. During October you will find exhibits, performances, workshops, classes, tours and more that show off the best the area has to offer.

Solar artwork lends it's idea to the theme of "Art and Sol". This art form incorporates solar energy in its expression. Both local and international artists are being retained to create works that will be on display through the area. Classes and teacher workshops will help bring the form into the schools.

The vision presented to Rotarians was impressive and inspiring. Much more information is available on the Fall In web site at fallin-glbr.com.


CLUB NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS

Unless you're up at the wee hours of the morning, the club's annual Golf Outing will be about to kick off as this newsletter is delivered. The Outing will be at the Country Club Monday from about 11:00 in the morning until after the dinner. Major sponsors include: Covenant Health Care as the title sponsor, Wildfire Credit Union the TV sponsor, McLaren Bay Special Care as the mulligan sponsor, Bay Eye Care as the new 19th hole sponsor, plus another twenty plus hole, cart, and other sponsors. We look forward to learning the winner of the flat screen TV as well as the usual golfing winners.

Reminder that the club will again man the Tall Ships Welcome Tents when the ships return this summer. Talk to Nancy Greve if you want to participate in this "premier" event of the summer.

If you wish to serve on the club's 100 year anniversary committee, please contact Ron Bloomfield. The committee's first meeting will be held this Tuesday, June 25, at 11:00 before the regular meeting.

The RI 2013 Council on Legislation of Rotary International report is available at Rotary.Org by clicking the document.

A great 3 minute YouTube video from our Shanghai Ambassadorial Scholar Jency Schnettler, is available by clicking YouTube video. It includes a clip from her fellow scholar Rob Avery-Phipps in Ningbo. Jency closes with the note "Thank you Rotary District 6310 for all of your support this past year. I look forward to sharing my stories with your all this summer."




DATES TO REMEMBER


Annual Golf Outing June 24, 2013.

100 Year Committee June 25, 2013 at 11:00 before the regular meeting.


Upcoming Programs

(See the official schedule at RotaryBayCity.org )

June 25, 2013: Rotary Youth Leadership Academy. Presented by Area High School Students that attended 2013 RYLA

July 2, 2013: Dr. Kim Prime passes the Presidential gavel to Dr. Lee Newton

July 16, 2013: MDOT; Bay Region; Traffic, Safety, and Operations Speaker: Greg Brunner, Kim Zimmer




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LINKS

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The Rotary Global History Fellowship rotaryfirst100.org
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