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Member News Archive


Wednesday, June 5, 2019

LAMR visits the Franklin Food Pantry


The Livonia AM Rotary Club spent the morning learning about Franklin High School’s food pantry program that helps roughly 80 families a month while also teaching students valuable job skills.


Friday, May 3, 2019

Club Members Help Raise $13,000 for Clarenceville Schools


Club members; Mayor Dennis Wright, Mike Ladwig, Eric Ladwig, Pat Zucal and club president Bill Friske joined the Clarenceville Education Foundation for their 3rd annual Reverse Raffle at Livonia's original restaurant Corsi's. Another $13,000 raised for classroom projects in Michigan's oldest school district founded in 1837. What a turnout with Senator Dayna Polehanki, Representative Laurie Pohutsky, Commissioner Diane Webb, Treasurer Lynda Scheel, Council folks Brian Meakin, Laura Toy and Kathleen McIntyre. 

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Meet Our Newest Members


Livonia AM Rotary is proud to introduce the  two newest members of our club. Kelly Abdilla (5/3 Bank) and Cory Moore (Metro Agency Insurance). The two were inducted into Rotary today by our Rotary District Governor Paul Sincock. Cory has been a friend of our club for some time and we hoped we'd eventually sign him. Kelly researched service organizations, picked us and immediately launched herself into volunteer service within her first week of visiting our club. We consider ourselves very lucky to have Kelly and Cory as part of our Rotary family!

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Morning School Visits Livonia AM Rotary


Our club was grateful to have been introduced to New Morning School’s wonderful science program and summer science camp. It was a lively presentation. We were shown how much the students learn in science class and in their Summer Science Camp. New Morning School’s head of school, Elaine Kennedy was presented with a 4-Way-Test soccer ball from our club, while we were presented with a replica of the rotary wheel -- created by a 3D printer purchased through a donation to New Morning School.

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Bell Ringing


Livonia AM Rotary participated in our annual Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army on Saturday.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018



The Rotary Club of Livonia AM is exciting to announce that we have changed our weekly meeting location to the Livonia Family YMCA. Livonia AM Rotary and the Livonia YMCA have joined forces numerous times over the years for the benefit of Livonia and the surrounding communities.


Coexisting under the same roof will allow for greater cooperation between our two great organizations and increased service opportunities in our community.


Please consider visiting our club. All are welcome.


Join us Wednesday mornings, 7:30AM-8:30 AM,

Livonia Family YMCA, 14255 Stark Road, Livonia, MI 48154.​


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

LAMR visits the Livonia Fire Station


Awesome tour of Livonia Fire Station 1 with the Livonia AM Rotary. Thank you for your service! Please support your local fire rescue when they request resources, they are not wasteful and if they ask, they need it. Livonia fire is currently raising funds for new life saving Automatic CPR Devices. These machines are $13,000 each and they currently have 3 of 6 needed. They really save lives.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Club President Ships Soccer Balls

Club President Bill Friske shipping another batch of 4-Way-Test soccer balls with the assistance of club member Eric Ladwig, owner of the UPS Store on Five Mile in Livonia. This batch of (30) soccer balls is going cross country to the Everett Rotary Club in Everett, Washington.

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Christmas Fun at Vista Maria


The Rotary Club of Livonia AM joined Hines Park PM Rotary and Fairlane Sunrise Rotary at Vista Maria today for some Christmastime fun. The young women spent the afternoon decorating dozens of cookies and enjoying arts & crafts.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Club Christmas Party 


Our group enjoyed a terrific Christmas party at home of member Joanna Hardesty. We enjoyed refreshments, a wonderful dinner and a live magic show by Magician Jonathon LaChance.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Numerous members of the Rotary Club of Livonia AM volunteered at Gleaners Community Food Bank. We were among 36 total volunteers that were on hand to help Gleaners fulfill that day's operations. We were organized into an assembly line that sorted 5,600 lbs of apples into family sized bags. Then we filled 400 pantry packs of food to be shipped to area food pantries for distribution to area families. An estimated 14,720 lives will be affected by this effort.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jeff Adams reads to Jackson Center Students

Livonia AM Rotary's Jeff Adams joined the Livonia Jaycees recently reading books donated by Seedlings Braille Books for Children to students at the Jackson Early Childhood Center in Livonia, MI, in honor of March is Reading Month. The children learned about braille - the books contained pictures, print, and braille - and took home Seedlings bookmarks with the braille code and print alphabet on them. Thank you, Jeff and the Livonia Jaycees, for teaching that reading is important for all children!


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Greg Greene Prepares to be Club President

Here is Livonia AM Rotary’s Greg Greene with our incoming District Governor John Chambers. Greg is just starting an intense 3-day training seminar, preparing to be our club’s next president! Thank you for your commitment to Rotary and to our club Greg!

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