Thursday, December 4, 2014

Detroit Rotary members don't forget to vote!  

2014 Detroit Rotary Ballot

Click this link to the ballot which you can print out, fill out, and fax to Mary Anne @ 586-933-2557 or email to her - no later than midnight on Tuesday, December 9th.

If you are planning to attend the meeting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 be sure to vote before 1pm.

Thanks for all the members who agreed to be considered for club leadership in the future!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Meet our speaker tomorrow: Melanie Richards!!

Melanie Richards is the Assistant Director of the Kids-TALK Children's Advocacy Centers which are in Detroit and Southgate. Her team offers children and their families help on their journey to healing from physical, sexual and emotional abuse or neglect.

Kids-TALK provides a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to the investigation, medical exams, forensic interviewing, and treatment of child abuse. Community outreach and prevention activities aimed to educate the community and work toward preventing child abuse are also a valued component of the Children's Advocacy Center.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Speaker of the weeki

November 12th: Jack Martin 

Jack Martin is a respected businessman and public servant who brings decades of public and private sector expertise in finance, health care and public education to the Detroit community.  A practicing CPA for nearly 40 years, Martin is the founder/chairman of Martin, Arrington, Desai & Meyers, P.C., Certified Public Accountants and Consultants.  He has served three U.S. Presidents in positions including Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Department of Education and Acting Director of the U.S. Selective Service System under President George W. Bush.  He was also chairman of the Provider Reimbursement Review Board under Presidents George H. Bush and Bill Clinton.
In 2011, Martin was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder as Emergency Manager of Highland Park Schools and concurrently served as a member of the City of Detroit Financial Review Team.  In 2012, Martin was named Chief Financial Officer of the City of Detroit by Mayor Dave Bing and Gov. Snyder.  In July 2013, Gov. Snyder appointed Martin as Emergency Manager of Detroit Public Schools (which, as a product of DPS, gives him great pride).
Martin’s exemplary record of community service includes serving on and chairing the boards of numerous organizations.  He also proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.