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2023 Annual Membership Meeting

Wednesday, April 13, 2023
4-5:30 p.m.

You are invited to the Friends of the Rouge Annual Meeting. Hear the 2022 Review from Executive Director Marie McCormick and Staff on the programs you love and the impact you made last year for a better Rouge River. This meeting will be fully virtual (via Zoom) and requires registration.

New Event for You 2023

Friends, you are invited to celebrate Friends, Volunteers, Members, and Best Friend of the Rouge Award recipients at the new, in-person, event.

Celebrate with Friends: Awards Ceremony and Gathering on the Rouge

June 22, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Warrendale Park Pavilion in Dearborn Heights (23300 W Warren Ave., Dearborn Heights, 48727 – Google Map). Picnic dinner will be provided. Registration requested. More details to follow.

Awards Recipients

Erma Leaphart – Julie Rose Frentrup Outstanding Volunteer Award

Laura WagnerBest Friend of the Rouge

“The PARC Champions” (Colleen Sturm, Linda Gobeski, Ian Nichol, Linda VanDerLaan, Therese Nagi)  – Best Friend of the Rouge

Motor City Canoe RentalBest Friend of the Rouge 

Mercedes-Benz Financial ServicesBest Friend of the Rouge

Olivia WilliamsYoung Environmental Leader Award