President Josh Lund and Dr. Stephen Menya.
Meeting Responsibilities March 6: Sergeant At Arms- Wally Wysopal. Invoaction- Kelli Bourgeois.
Speaker March 6: Stephen Keeler- Classification Talk
February 27, 2019
17 members, Columbia Heights High School STRIVE coordinator Scott Roehm and Columbia Heights STRIVE students Brian Purral Julingas, Sheila Marie Ramon, and Marcos Najera heard Dr. Stephen Menya, a native of Kenya, describe his efforts to fund a hospital facility for children in his native land.
The club has donated funding for the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts Student Art Exhibition, which continues through March 9. The Center also seeks volunteers during the exhibition. Contact Director Jeff Ebeling at
The Lee Carlson Center Chili Cookoff will take place on this Friday evening March 1 from 5:30-8:30 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 6300 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, reflecting LCC's expansion to that Hennepin County community. Scott Lund has tickets. Volunteers are needed to help Master Chef Greg Schraufnagel serve. Contact Greg at if you can help.
The club board will meet next Wednesday, March 6, at the Fridley civic Center at 9 a.m.
The final STRIVE field trip of the year, to HTC and NHCC will take place on Friday, March 8. We will pick up CHHS Strive students at 9:30 and return about 3:00. Contact Steve at 612-599-8103 if you can accompany the students.
The "Taste of Fridley" a fundraiser for the spring Fridley Middle School East Coast trip, will be held on Friday, March 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Banquets of MN in Fridley. $25 at the door, $20 in advance.
Twin Cities Rotaract invites you to our annual fundraiser at Summit Brewery on Wednesday, March 27th! WHAT: Spelling BEEr. WHERE: Summit Brewery, St. Paul. WHEN: MARCH 27th 5:30-8
WHY: We are partnering with the American Refugee Committee to start a new Rotaract club in a refugee camp in Uganda. The funds raised will go towards small/doable $500 projects that are chartered and carried out by the refugee Rotaract club. Tickets at
The club has a table for 8 at the Fridley Schools Foundation Black & Gold Gala on Thursday, March 28 at Jax Café. Contact Secretary Bob Tholkes about reserving a place, ph 763-913-4453. 
The Alexandra House Hope Gala will take place on Saturday, March 30 at Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens, 9500 W River Rd, Brooklyn Park. The club has purchased a table for 6. Contact club Secretary Bob Tholkes at 763-913-4453 if interested in attending at the club’s table. 4 places remain.
The 2019 District Conference of Clubs is scheduled for April 11-12 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Details and registration information are at
The Allina Health/Bikes for Kids bike giveaway will take place on April 13 at Stevenson Elementary School in Fridley.
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.