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Rotary Club inducted 3 members in February

Rotary Club  inducted 3 members in February

By Milan Eagle media Rotary Club of Milan inducted 3 new members in February. New member Christian Thompson, Christian’s Catering and two honorary members, Doris Anne Campbell and Isabelle Shultz were welcomed at the weekly meeting on February 20. Continuing to give back to the community, President Dutch Nie presented a check for over $1500.00 to […]

Rotary Club and World Polio Day

Rotary Club and World Polio Day

By Milan Eagle media The Milan Rotary Club partnered with local pizza stores, Hungry Howies and Marcos Pizza on World Polio Day, October 24th to raise money for Rotary’s efforts to make Polio the second deadly disease eradicated from the face of the earth, the first being Small Pox.  Not only did the club enjoy […]

HISTORY: Rotary members at early Milan Free Fair

HISTORY: Rotary members at early Milan Free Fair

By Martha Churchill The Milan Rotary Club started the “Free Fair” in 1948 selling hot dogs and hamburgers. There were horse riding events, cooking competitions, and activities for the children, patterned after state fairs. Someone took a photo of three co-chairs of the Free Fair, probably soon after the fair was started. On the left […]

Veteran of the Month: Duane Schultz

Veteran of the Month: Duane Schultz

By Martha Churchill In 1945, while a senior at Milan High School, Duane Schultz and a high school friend joined the Navy. On March 19, his 18thbirthday, he left school and reported for duty. He boarded a train for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Chicago. Young men sometimes enlisted during WW II so they […]

Obituary: Vern Campbell dies August 27

Obituary: Vern Campbell dies August 27

By Milan Eagle Media Rev. Vern Campbell died August 27, 2015, following a battle with cancer, at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife Doris Ann and two cousins: Arlo Dunkelberger and Marcia Price. Vern came to Milan in 1963 and served Peoples Presbyterian Church in Milan, Michigan 31 years. He retired […]

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