Our Club at a Glance

As suggested by the photos above, membership in Benzie Sunrise Rotary offers opportunities for both community service and fellowship. Becoming a Rotarian also connects you with a global network of 1.2 million other members who share your drive to give back. To learn more about our Club and our focus on the youth of Benzie County check out Who We Are.

 
Club News
Scott Gest, a research analyst for Networks Northwest, joined the Club today to share a bit about the work being done by his organization to support quality of life in our area. 
Benzie Central School District Superintendent and Sunrise Rotarian Matt Olson updated the club on the upcoming School Millage Vote.
Amanda McLaren and her daughter Sophie joined our club meeting to update us on all that is happening at the Benzonia Public Library.
This week's club meeting was held at the Benzie Central Middle School where Rotarians, Teachers, Students and Administrators discussed the partnership between the Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club and Benzie Schools.
 
Middle School Student Victoria Cobb receives the Service Above Self Award from Club President David Sylvester.
Club Member Mac Whisner tells his story at this weeks club meeting.
Benzie Sunrise Rotary President David Sylvester and Sunrise Rotarian Mac Whisner welcome the clubs newest member, Pat Kiely.   
Ingemar Johannson, President of the Honor Area Restoration Project, told us about HARP's ongoing project to acquire a 52-acre parcel of property adjacent to the Platte River.`
Sonny Rodriguez sponsored his son Vince as the latest addition to Benzie Sunrise Rotary.
Coda Mix, a senior at Frankfort High, told us about her year as a Rotary International exchange student in Greenland.
David Sylvester presents a Service Above Self award to Benzie Central Senior Olivia Brian.
 

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Benzie Sunrise

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Cold Creek Inn
185 S. Benzie Blvd
Beulah, MI  49617
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Renee Hintz
Apr 04, 2017
Michigan Legacy Art Park update
Mitch Deisch and the kids
Apr 18, 2017
Mission Trip
Carol Kraak
Apr 25, 2017
Kris Thomas
Jun 06, 2017
Benzie Sunrise Rotary Foundation Annual Meeting
 
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New Grant Center makes applying for grants easier
We are pleased to announce the debut of the new Grant Center, formerly known as the grant application tool. The new site has a fresh look and better organization. The grant application includes clearly defined steps so it’s easier for you to track your progress. Learn more about grants and how to apply.
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Australian entrepreneur announces $1 million gift to Rotary
On Wednesday, over breakfast with the Rotary Club of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith announced a donation of AU$1 million to Rotary (about US$750,000), citing admiration of Rotary members for the time they devote to others. The Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) will administer the funds. “With 29,500 Rotarians in 1,100 clubs throughout Australia, we have an army of volunteers eager to assist those in need,” says Michael Perkins, RABS chair. “The impact of this donation will be felt throughout all of Australia, from the cities to the...
Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’re visiting for the 2017 Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. Take a short walk from the convention center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. There, you can see the handwritten notes, speeches, and sermons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., experience an interactive 1960s-era lunch counter “sit-in,” and learn more about persecuted groups all over the world. A streetcar will take you to the Martin Luther King Jr...