Next Meeting:
When: Friday, February 14, 2020
Where: The Lansing Center, First Floor
Time: Noon
Speaker: Attorney General Dana Nessel
Topic:"Protecting Michiganders from Robocalls, Fraud and Elder Abuse"
Chair of the Day: Kelly Rossman-McKinney
Invocator: Irv Nichols
Greeter: Kurt Hanus
Chair of the Month:  Paula Cunningham
Remembrance: Pat Munshaw
Editarian: Tim Adams
February Birthdays
Yeadon, NanciFeb 02
Stiles, CraigFeb 09
Calverley, StevenFeb 10
Wheaton, ScottFeb 10
Culberson, EdFeb 15
Schuon, RickFeb 15
Flory, MichaelFeb 16
Sessa, ParkerFeb 16
Cauley, AnneFeb 19
Sheehan, JustinFeb 19
Springer, DawnFeb 19
Umakanthan, UmaFeb 19
Gillespie, OrlandoFeb 23
Sanborn, DianeFeb 24
Obituary for John Stephenson
John K. Stephenson, age 94, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020.  John was born May 26, 1925 the son of Jonathan and Gladys Stephenson.  Surviving are his daughters, Betty Jo (Mark) Lange, Sue Ann Stephenson, Mary (Robert) Hutchins, and Kathy (Gruhn) Ward (Tim); 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary (Chuck) Crockett; sister-in-law, Ann Churchill; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.  He was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife of almost 60 years in 2008, Betty Jean (Churchill) Stephenson; brother, Don Stephenson.
John was a Sergeant in the united States Marine Corps, serving as a torpedo mechanic in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  John was a member of the Rotary Club of Lansing, joining January 29, 1971.  He was an active member of Boy Scouts of America with the Chief Okemos Council, and was Troop Master for Troop 26 at First United Methodist Church, earning the Silver Beaver Award.  He worked for the Lansing Lithographers for 40 years, going from Apprentice to Company President.  For many years he was an active member of First United Methodist Church.  Following his retirement he volunteered at Ingham Medical Center installing Lifelines, making popcorn and working the coffee bar.  He and Betty enjoyed traveling with their church family on many camping adventures.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, 48912.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, and on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Rotary District Matching Program
This matching program is to help our members reach their next Paul Harris or your first by matching the money needed to reach that level.  You make a contribution of half the amount needed to reach the next Paul Harris, make sure Cathy has your donation.  A form will be completed so the District will match your contribution with the available points.  The "Earn a Reward" Points Match Challenge will continue until May 31, 2020, or until the pool of donated points is exhausted.
IF you donate via credit card, please email your receipt to Cathy to insure your matching funds.
We normally do our Paul Harris appeal in April, but we didn't want to miss out on this opportunity.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask: or Paul Harris Chair, Donna Gardner,
Feb 21, 2020
AARP Innovation Labs at the Lansing Center, 2nd Floor
Feb 28, 2020
"Why I am Excited About the Next Decade at MSU" @ Lansing Center
Mar 06, 2020
at the Lansing Center
Mar 13, 2020
Reputation Beverage at the Country Club
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Rotary Club of Lansing
P. O. Box 13156
Lansing, MI   48901-3156
Meeting Responsibilities
Chair of the Day
O'Leary, David J.
Brewster, Darwin
February Birthday Chair
Gillespie, Orlando
Munshaw, Patricia K.
Wald, Joe
Chair of the Month
Cunningham, Paula