Adopt-a-Highway

On Saturday, September 25th members of the Hart Rotary Club picked up trash along US31 continuing a long held tradition.  The Club signed up for the initial year of the State of Michigan program in 1990 and has continued picking up trash for 31 years! That’s a lot of beer cans!

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Welcome!

Today Hart Rotary welcomed Rob Splane, Hart City Manager, as the newest member of the Club.
 
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Rotary Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to Mykaela Berumen, a Senior at Walkerville High School, who was awarded a Hart Rotary Scholarship by Rotarian Barbara Sims.  Mykaela was president of her senior class, as well as, Student Council president.  Mykaela plans to attend Muskegon Community College to pursue an Associate degree, and then enlist in the US Army.  She has aspirations of becoming a secondary education teacher and returning to Walkerville High School as a faculty member. 
 
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Rotary Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to Lizbeth Perez and Rigoberto Rangel, Seniors at Hart High School, who were awarded Hart Rotary Club scholarships by Rotarian Nancy Sterk. Both students are active leaders in the school and in the community.  Lizbeth plans to attend either CMU or U of M and will pursue a career as a Physician’s Assistant.  Rigoberto plans to attend U of M or Northwood to study business and entrepreneurship.
 
 
 
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Rotary Scholarship Awarded

This evening Pentwater Senior Delaney Bryce was presented a Hart Rotary Scholarship by Club President Penny Burillo. Delaney plans to attend West Shore Community College and Ferris State University to pursue a degree in pre-school education. 
 
 
 
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Welcome to Rotary

Kathleen Rash, Director of the Hart Area Public Library, joined the Club today.  Welcome!
 
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Welcome to Rotary!

Hart Rotarians welcome Dawn Riley to the Club.  She is the Human Resources Manager at Gray & Company.
 
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Welcome to Rotary

Hart Rotary welcomes Nichole Steel to the Club.  She is the Economic Development Director for the City of Hart and leads the Hart Economic & Redevelopment Team (H.E.A.R.T.).
 
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Paul Harris Award

Kayla Dennert was recently honored as a recipient of the Paul Harris award.  Congratulations!
 
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Paul Harris Award

Behind the mask is Hart Rotary member Austin Garcia who recently received the Paul Harris award.  Congratulations!
 
 
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Induction of 20-21 President

This week during our outdoor/virtual meeting, President Penny Burillo handed over the gavel to Mary Ann Bush who will serve as our 2020-2021 Club President.  We thank you both for your commitment and service to the Hart Rotary Club.
 
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Food Truck to Visit Walkerville

In response to the needs brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic the Hart Rotary Club is sponsoring a Feeding America food truck in Walkerville.  Please share this information with friends.
 
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Status of Weekly Meetings

In consideration of the health and safety of our members and our community, effective March 18th the weekly meetings of the Hart Club are cancelled until further notice. 
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Club Welcomes Newest Member

Please say hello to Grant Boring, the newest member of the Hart Rotary Club pictured with his sponsor Jim Gale.  Welcome to Rotary!
 
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Doc Barker

Today we honored Doc Barker for 37 years of commitment to our community as a member of Hart Rotary.  He will be missed!
 
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Dog Pack

Doc Barker presented the program today.  Cal Ackley spoke to the club about coyote hunting with the "Dog Pack" and how he uses satellite technology to follow his dogs.
 

 
 
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It is time for the 2019...3 for 30 Raffle!

It is time to buy your 3 for 30 tickets to help support the service projects of our three Rotary Clubs - Hart, Shelby and Whitehall-Montague.  This year is better than ever with more than $10,000 in prizes!  Contact your favorite Rotarian to buy your tickets and check this site or our Facebook page for the daily winners in June. Good luck an THANK YOU!
 
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Rotary at Work!

We are proud to support the Rotary humanitarian project in Chikumbuso in Zambia.  Rotarians are remodeling a storage room into a computer room at the local school. Students and teachers are excited about the project!
 
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Cherry Man!

Dirk Williams updated the Club today on the expansion at Gray & Company and gave us an overview (and delicious samples) of the different types of cherry products that are processed at the Hart facility. Thank you!
 
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One of Our Own

Our speaker on Wednesday was one of our own, Steve Bruch, who is a financial advisor with Voya. He discussed a unique and much needed program, Voya Cares, which addresses the long term financial needs of people with special needs.  Thank you! 
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Lucky Day!

Penny Burillo is the lucky winner of our 50/50.  Congratulations!!
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Donation to Hart Police Department

Mahan Sue Mahan, President of the Hart Rotary Club, presented a check to D/Sgt Kevin Skipski of the Hart Police Department for QuickClot training.  The members of the Club are excited to support the Department’s newest community initiative.
 
Donation to Hart Police Department Joan LundBorg 2018-11-08 05:00:00Z 0

Thank you!

We would like to thank the Shelby Rotary Club for hosting a joint meeting with our club this afternoon.  It is always fun!  We are excited about the announcement that our joint fund raising project, Three for Thirty, is a go for 2019!
 
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District Governor Visits Hart Club

District Governor Brian Robertson addressed the Club today speaking on the importance of Rotary on a global basis.  Jeff Coil from the Fremont Club also joined in the fun today!
 
 
 
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And the winners are...

Posted by Joan LundBorg
It is June and that means it is time to announce the 3 for 30 winners.
 
Congratulations and thank you for supporting your local Rotary Clubs!
 
 
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District Governor Visits Hart

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Oct 18, 2017
The Hart Rotary Club welcomed District Governor Ed Swart today who spoke on the “Magic of the Match” and the amazing difference Rotarians are making, not only locally, but around the world.
 
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Rotary Food Truck

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Oct 16, 2017
The Hart Rotary Club is sponsoring another food truck on Saturday,  November 11th.  Volunteers are needed to help unload the food beginning at 9:00 AM in front of Spitler Elementary School in Hart. Distribution begins at 10:00 AM.
 
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Rotary Food Truck

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Oct 16, 2017
The Hart Rotary Club is sponsoring another food truck on Saturday,  November 11th.  Volunteers are needed to help unload the food beginning at 9:00 AM in front of Spitler Elementary School in Hart. Distribution begins at 10:00 AM.
 
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Our New Banners! Joan LundBorg 2017-09-27 04:00:00Z 0

Celebrate the Flavors!

Posted on Mar 21, 2017
Come to the Council for its evening out of the country...Don't Cry for Me Argentina International Dinner with our very own Valentina Ojeda as guest chef!
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And the Awards Continue!

Congratulations to Gayle Forner for receiving the Oceana County Friend of Agricultural Award at the annual g Dinner.
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City Manager of the Year

Posted on Mar 16, 2017
Congratulations to member Stan Rickard for being recognized as Michigan City Manager of the Year!
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A Time to Give...

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Dec 12, 2016
Don't forget to add Mrs. Mullen's Closet to your gift list!  This year they are in need of snow pants (sizes 3T-12) and good mittens to keep hands warm and dry.
 
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Congratulations!

Posted by Joan LundBorg
Welcome to Hart Rotary!  Eva Berumen, Executive Director of the Oceana Hispanic Center, was inducted today by Club President Heather Jimison.
 
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It’s time to CELEBRATE 100 years of Doing Good in the World! 2016-10-26 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Food Truck

Posted by Joan LundBorg
 
The families stayed dry, the food stayed kind of dry and the Hart Rotarians got soaked...but it was a great day for community service!
 
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Don't Miss Out!

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Sep 11, 2016
 
The Apple Fest might be over but there is still time to purchase raffle tickets for the MSU/U of M game. Just contact your favorite Hart Rotarian!
 
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Au Revoir

Posted by Heather Jimison
Today we said Goodbye to our Hart exchange student, Lysa.  It has been a great year with her and we wish her safe travels back to Réunion Island (a French department in the Indian Ocean).  She brought her mom (maman), sister (sœur) and brother (frère) to meet us and to be her travel companions back to France. 
 
So, À bientôt / À tout à l’heure (See you soon), Adieu (Farewell), À la prochaine (Until next time)!
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Another Great Hart Sparks!

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Jul 10, 2016
 
Thanks for everyone who volunteered to make this another great event in Downtown Hart!
 
Another Great Hart Sparks! Joan LundBorg 2016-07-11 00:00:00Z 0

Be Nice Program comes to Oceana County!

Posted by Heather Jimison on Jun 21, 2016
Christy Buck, Executive Director of the Be Nice program, shared with us about the Be N.I.C.E model.  This program is a mental health awareness, bullying and suicide prevention initiative, that focuses on school-wide change through simple, daily actions. 
Notice. Invite. Challenge. Empower.
 
Schools in Oceana County will benefit from this program starting this next school year, thanks in part to the Oceana County Community Foundation as well as various generous donors.  Ask your students about this program in the near future! 
 
See more of what they do at: http://beniceonline.com/
Be Nice Program comes to Oceana County! Heather Jimison 2016-06-22 00:00:00Z 0

2016 Scholarship Winners

Posted by Joan LundBorg on May 04, 2016
At our meeting this week the Club recognized the three recipients of our 2016 Scholarships- Emily Gebhardt from Pentwater High School who will be attending Grace Bible College, Hannah Brown from Hart High School who will be attending Central and Maia Jonassen also from Hart High School who will be attending Grand Valley.  Congratulations to all of you and we wish you the best in your collegiate days and beyond!
 
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Mobile Food Pantry

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Apr 30, 2016
Hart Rotarians sponsored another Feeding America food truck on Saturday along with the United Way of West Michigan.  More than 160 families received fresh vegetables, including tomatoes, potatoes, and peppers and dairy products, including milk and yogurt.  We would like to thank the many community members who volunteered their time to help on Saturday.  We could not have done it without you!  Thank you!
 
 
 
Mobile Food Pantry Joan LundBorg 2016-05-01 00:00:00Z 0

International Dinner 2016

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Apr 23, 2016
Hart and Shelby Rotary Clubs combined for our annual International Dinner to honor our exchange students.  Lysa Poumirol is the Hart exchange student from Reunion Island - an insular region of France in the Indian Ocean.  Nuuti Makinen is the Shelby exchange student from Finland.  They shared information about their countries and performed.  It was a great night with excellent food and company!
 
International Dinner 2016 Joan LundBorg 2016-04-24 00:00:00Z 0

4-H Tech Wizards

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Mar 08, 2016
 

4-H Tech Wizards

 
Aaron Myers addressed the Hart Rotary Club presenting a new 4-H program, Tech Wizards.  The program is expanding into Oceana County and will be introduced at Pentwater Schools and to other districts during the 2016-2017 school year as an afternoon program focusing on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics).  Myers is currently recruiting students and mentors. 
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Happy 100th, Stuart!

Posted by Joan LundBorg
Today the Hart Rotary Club honored Stewart Roche on his 100th birthday at the Oceana Council on Aging.  He was a founding member of the Club 75 years ago. DG Tom  Schmidt presented Stewart a resolution from Rotary International in appreciation for his continued years of Rotary service. 
 
 
 
 
Happy 100th, Stuart! Joan LundBorg 2016-02-17 00:00:00Z 0

Birthday Celebration!

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Feb 04, 2016
Our regular weekly meeting on February 17th will be held at the Council on Aging at 12:15 pm.  We will be honoring Stewart Roche, founding member of the Hart Rotary Club, on his 100th birthday! Help him blow out the candles!!
 
 
 
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Plunging into the Holidays...Starting a New Tradition!

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Dec 15, 2015
We had a great Christmas Party this afternoon including fun, food and friendship!  The gift exchange was not only fun...but we are starting a new tradition...at least according to our table! Bev Wood's unique gift will now be re-gifted every year! 
 
Merry Christmas to All!!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plunging into the Holidays...Starting a New Tradition! Joan LundBorg 2015-12-16 00:00:00Z 0

Time to Give...

Posted by Joan LundBorg on Nov 18, 2015
Don't forget to add Mrs. Mullen's Closet to your gift list!
 
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Happy 75th Anniversary!

Today the members of the Hart Rotary Club celebrated 75 years of service in our community!
 
District Governor Tom Schmidt and Hart Rotary President Ingrid Pearson
 
 
District Governor Tom Schmidt and Foundation Chair Walt Urick.
 
 
Presentation of Paul Harris Award to Anne Hardy, Executive Director of EDC.
 
 
Great way to celebrate 75 years of service!
 
 
 
Happy 75th Anniversary! Joan LundBorg 2015-11-11 00:00:00Z 0

The Ladder

Great program today with Brian Beckman introducing The Ladder - a new community center for all ages in Shelby.  Thank you!
 
 
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Mobile Food Pantry

Hart Rotary is looking for volunteers to help distribute the food. Send the Club a FB message or contact Joan LundBorg.  Thanks in advance!!
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Outstanding Service!

District Governor Tom Schmidt and Walt Urick present Mary Sue Mahan with the 2015 Paul Harris award for outstanding service to Rotary.  Congratulations, Mary Sue!
 
 
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President's Day

Tom Schmidt visited the Hart Rotary Club on his first day as District Governor and watched as Mary Sue Mahan handed over the gavel to incoming Club President Ingrid Pearson.  Thank you to all three of you for your commitment to Rotary!
 
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International Dinner

Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Our Club will host the annual International Dinner honoring our exchange students on Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:00 PM at the HUMC.  This is a joint event with the Shelby Rotary Club and requires reservations.  No noon meeting will be held.
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Mobile Food Pantry

What a morning!  Thank you to all volunteers who unloaded and distributed 10,000 lbs of food to 191 families.
 
 
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Welcome to Hart Rotary!

This afternoon the Hart Rotary Club welcomed a new member, Krista Erickson.  Krista is the Director of the Oceana County/United Way of the Lakeshore and became interested in joining as a result of our Food Truck project.  Welcome to Rotary!
 
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Program by VFW

Members of the Hart VFW were the guest speakers today.  Their program included a discussion on the activities of the club including support for local veterans and their families and the meaning of the thirteen folds when folding the U.S. flag.  Thank you for your service to our country!
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Return Visit to Club

Club members were happy to see Miri again.  She was our exchange student from Germany in 2011-2012.  While on college break she is visiting Hart and then will travel to Mexico and Belize.  Come back soon!
 
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