Our Rotary Events

Lyon Area Rotary Club Service and Community Projects

Due to COVID19, many of our service projects, fundraisers, and community events have had to be cancelled.  Please keep checking our website for updates or reach out to Ann Bizer, Lyon Area Rotary Club president, at anniebizer@yahoo.com to be added to Rotary club email list!

ROTARY CALENDAR OF ANNUAL EVENTS

 

JANUARY

  • January 1 – RI and District 6380 DUES PAID

  • Dark the first week of January

  • Begin another year of giving!

  • New Hope – Souls for Soles Project

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

 

FEBRUARY 

  • Saturday in February – Princesses, Super Heroes, and Robots Party Fundraiser          

  • South Lyon Special Stars Dance Party

  • Abbey Park Valentines’ Day 50/50 Drawing and Gift Raffle 

  • Families Building Faith (FBF) – Easter Basket Project Begins

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

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MARCH

  • Great Lakes PETS – Rotary Presidents’ Training Weekend

  • Families Building Faith – Personal Care Drive

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

 

APRIL

  • Spring 50/50 Drawing and Gift Raffle

  • International Adopt-a-School Project and Music Program

  • Peru Trip Photos and Presentation

  • Families Building Faith – Easter Baskets Distribution 

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

  • Community Service Scholarship Interviews

 

MAY

  • Opening Day for the SL Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market – First Weekend in May

  • SL Farmers and Artisans Market Tree Sampling Distribution and Peru Rainforest Booth

  • Operation Injured Soldiers - Golf Outing

  • SL High Schools - Most Improved Students Luncheon Presentations

  • SL Youth Assistance Community Service Awards Breakfast

 

JUNE

  • First Saturday in June - Lyon Area Kite Fest – Sweets Tent and Creative Construction Tent

  • SL High School Senior Community Service Scholarship Honors Night Presentations

  • Community Service Scholarship Families Luncheon

  • SL Farmers and Artisans Market Kids’ Day Rotary Games Booths

  • Families Building Faith – Summer Clothing Drive

 

JULY

  • July 1 – RI and District 6380 DUES PAID

  • Rotary New Year Begins

  • South Lyon Summer Lunch Program Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer

  • Operation Injured Soldiers – Motorcycle Ride

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service 

 

AUGUST

  • South Lyon Summer Lunch Program

  • St. Joe’s Thanksgiving Containers Project 

  • Pumpkin Fest Parade Float and Scarecrow Preparation begins

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

 

SEPTEMBER

  • South Lyon Youth Assistance – Back to School Shopping

  • Last Weekend in September - Pumpkin Fest Parade, Games Booth, Events Booth

  • Horses’ Haven Work Day

  • Families Building Faith – Kitchenware Drive

  • Abbey Park Family Luau– Volunteer to help serve

  • Emmanuel House Shelter for Homeless Vets Monthly Soup Kitchen Service

 

OCTOBER

  • Trunk or Treat Concessions at Gayle’s Dance Studio 

  • Fall 50/50 Drawing and Gift Raffle

  • Families Building Faith – Winter Clothing Drive

  • Blanket Making Project with St. Joe’s Youth 

  • Meet with High School Counselors about Most Improved Student Scholarships

 

NOVEMBER

  • Sponsorship Drive

  • Flying Toasters Crumble Rumble FIRST Robotic Lego League Competition

  • Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (DRMM) Serve Lunch at Oasis Homeless Shelter

  • Blankets Delivered to Detroit Rescue Mission, Jail and Outreach Ministries, Eddy’s Place, Veteran Hospital, Emmanuel House, Congregation of Everyone, Detroit and Ann Arbor Homeless 

  • Families Building Faith – Christmas, Holiday Home Drive

 

DECEMBER

  • Abby Park Festival of Trees decoration

  • Abby Park Family Holiday Meal – Volunteer to help serve

  • Wreaths Across America South Lyon Cemetery Ceremony

  • South Lyon Robotics Evening Meeting 

  • Holiday 50/50 Drawing and Gift Raffle

  • Dark last two weeks of December