April 17, 2019
Meeting Responsibilities April 24: Sergeant at Arms- Brian Weierke. Invocation- Roy Goslin.
17 members, prospective member Don Archibeque, Fridley H. S. STRIVE coordinator Jim Cummings, and Fridley STRIVE students Britney Smith, Kelly Salazar Lopez, Tyliah Frazier, and Dre Mack heard 2006 Fridley grad Carrie Kern Gaynor, founder & CEO of Marabou Services Post-Partum Registries talk about mission of providing information and services in aid of post-partum health, a sadly-neglected feature of modern life in the United States and elsewhere.
Bob Tholkes and Craig Malm sent an enjoyable 90 minutes Monday morning providing information to and getting acquainted with prospective member Don Archibeque of Ham Lake.
Thanks to Craig Malm, Kim Hiel, and Steve Klaers for volunteering at the Allina Bikes for Kids event at Stevenson Elementary on Saturday, April 13.
A successor is needed as coordinator of the Fridley 49er Day Fun Run on June 13, Bob Olsen having declined to continue after a mere 25 years or so.
Greg Schraufnagel reminded that we seek sponsors, auction donations, and foursomes for the Golf Classic, our chief fundraiser, on July 22.
Anoka County Senior Expo 2019 will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Lord of Life Church, 14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey. Breakfast, massages, blood pressure checks. Free.
The next club board meeting is on Wednesday, May 1, at 9:00 a.m. at Fridley Civic Center.
The club spring social is on May 7, when members are invited to attend the 20th annual Columbia Heights Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE.. THE PRAYER BREAKFAST REPLACES THE MAY 8 CLUB BREAKFAST. This interfaith, multicultural event includes a catered Mexican breakfast beginning at 7:00 a. m...The program will be provided by the homeless-youth agency Hope 4 Youth, and will conclude at 8:45 AM.
HeightsNEXT Community Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser, Cheers for Beers, from 6-9 pm on May 17 at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE in Columbia Heights.
JOINT BREAKFAST: We will breakfast with Blaine-Ham Lake Rotary at TPC on Wednesday, June 5 from 7:30 to 8:30. TPC is at 11444 Tournament Players Pkwy, Blaine.
Mark your calendars and register today for the installation of Paul Perez, 2019-2020 District Governor of Rotary International District 5960. Tuesday, June 25, 6 – 8:30 pm
Mystic Lake Center, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake.
Speaker April 24: Kelsey Knutson of Fridley Public Schools on Social Work in Schools.