Each Friday for Lunch
Noon to 1pm
Spectators Sports Bar & Grill
6432 Blue Star Highway
Saugatuck, MI 49453
We are the Rotary Club of Saugatuck Douglas – a very enthusiastic and engaged collection of people! Welcome to our club website. Here you will be able to learn more about our dynamic and progressive Rotary club. Rotary is the world's oldest service club organization and our club members are committed to service in both their local community as well as internationally. We also support various youth and leadership programs in the community. Please explore the site to find out more about us and what we do.
October 27, 2017
Deb Van Duinen, Big Read Holland Area
Deb shares information about this year's Big Read book and programming during the month of November. The SCA is a Big Read partner this year too!
November 3, 2017
John Sharar, Retro Boats
John Sharar, co-owner of the new Saugatuck business Retro Boat Rentals, talks about how he (and business partner Lauren Stanton) started this unique business, including retrofitting classic boats.
November 10, 2017
Patty Birkholz, Make our Lakes Great Again!
Patty will talk to us about the recent challenges to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and where this important program is headed. Patty serves on the boards of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), and NOAA and is former director of Michigan’s Office of the Great Lakes.
November 17, 2017
Nicole Gitler, Program Developer, Future Prep'd (OAISD)
Nicole talks about the Ottawa Area School District's innovative "Future Prep'd" program that aims to get 9-12th students ready for college and employment. Via project based learning and partnerships with businesses & non-profits, Future Prep'd focuses young people for today's innovation economy.
November 24, 2017
December 1, 2017
December 8, 2017
Bruce Adair, Lakeshore Advantage
Bruce will give us an update on the West MI economy and share an outlook on trends for the coming 24 months
September 29, 2017
Ken Fischang, Saugatuck-Douglas Convention & Visitors Bureau
New SDACVB Executive Director Ken FIschang introduces himself to the club and shares the CVB's vision & programming for 2018 and beyond.