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.
Our Club at a Glance
Posted by John Ester on Jan 31, 2017
Sunrise Rotary Foundation Board member Dave Wynne presents a symbolic check for $2,030 to Kimmee Wenkel of COGnition Science & Discovery Center in Beulah.
Crystal Mountain Resort & SpaMay 04, 2017 – May 06, 2017
Benzie Central 8th Grade Trip to MSU & CMU
Benzie Central Middle SchoolMay 08, 2017
7:00 AM – 9:30 PM
2017 Bike Benzie: Fondo, Tour and Yes We Can Ride
Crystal Mountain Resort & SpaJun 03, 2017
6:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Crystal Mountain ResortJun 27, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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...