Youth Exchange Student - our exchange student, Jorge has arrived and settled in with his host parents.  He is registered at the West Bloomfield High School and joined the tennis team. Tony's son - Alex is leaving for Madrid on 9/7 as an exchange student for 9 - 11 months.

Grub Crawl -
The West Bloomfield Rotary/Chamber of Commerce Grub Crawl is on 9/15.  Club members should be spreading the word about this event and the money raised are used for WB Rotary programs - Shelter Box, Strive and Peace programs, as well as Chamber business advocacy and growth programs. Tickets are now available for sale at $40.  You can contact Shelly (248) 737-0266 or get the tickets from West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce (248) 626-3636.  The list of participating restaurants are:
Caribou Coffee   
Carvel Ice Cream   
Mezza Mediterranean Grille
Panera Bread Restaurant
Yotsuba Japanese Restaurant
Outback Steakihouse   
Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern
Fox & Hounds "Serving Desserts'
Danielle Peleg Gallery "Serving Wine"
Shangri-La Chinese Restaurant
D'Pauli's Restaurant  
California Pizza Kitchen
Plum Market Restaurant
The Original Romano's Restaurant
Uptown Parthenon Restaurant
Max & Erma's Restaurant

Shelter Box - Tony told us that 2 of our Shelter Boxes (#5596, 5597) were deployed to Vanni Region of Sri Lanka.                      
The Brighton Rotary Club is having a 2009 Putt Putt Classic on 10/1 at the Deaton's Golf Center.  You can contact Julie @ 810-499-2395 if you are interested.
Royer Cram of Royal Oak Rotary Club - Roger Cram of Hiram College in Ohio and a presentor at the most recent District Conference in Frankenmuth will be speaking at the Royal Oak Rotary Club on Tuesday, 9/1 on Peace Heros.

Wine Tasting -
The Clarkston Rotary Club is having a Fall Wine Tasting on 11/5 at the Bordine Nursery in Clarkston.

The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Wine Tasting event at the Plum Market of West Bloomfield in November also.