FCH Rotary shown not meeting today at Shortstop Bar & Grill due to the Juneteenth federal holiday.
Breakfast meetings are on Wednesday mornings at 7:30-8:30 at Shortstop Bar & Grill, 1298 E Moore Lake Dr, Fridley. Drop in! Guests Welcome!
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June 19, 2024
The Golf Classic auction site is up! Create an account or log in to your current account at and submit bids!
The District Grant Committee thanks White Bear Lake Rotary ($1000.00) and Blaine-Ham Lake Rotary ($500.00) for partnering on our project.
The June 13 Rotary Fun Run at Fridley 49er Days attracted 56 runners, a large increase on the 30 or so in 2023, thanks to a strong recruitment campaign employing local partners. Automatic timing and online signup simplified the operation. Thanks to organizer Bob Olsen and assisting members Paul Nealy and Bob Tholkes.
Soggy but undaunted, the Rotary Wine Tent at Fridley 49er Days on Saturday, June 15, opened from 2:00 p.m. until steady rain forced an early conclusion at 6:00 p.m. Thanks to members Gordon Backlund, Norma Jean Falink, Erik Johnston, Paul Nealy, organizer Bob Olsen, and Bob Tholkes.
The next club board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 7. All members are welcome.
Rotary is invited to share an informational table with the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge at the Columbia Heights Arts and Info Fair tomorrow, June 20, from 4-7 p.m. at Huset Park,3965 Jefferson St.
Installation of the 2024-25 District Governor, Ed Boeve of Stillwater Sunrise Rotary, will take place on Saturday, June 29, at 5:00 p.m. at Rustic Roots Winery in Scandia. Register at
The next Operation Pollination virtual meeting is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Use Zoom reference
The 11th annual Golf Classic, the primary club fundraiser, is set for Monday, July 15, at the Refuge Golf Course in Oak Grove. Volunteers are needed to participate. Contact Greg Schraufnagel at 612-242-4748 to sign up.
The Operation Pollination committee plans to participate in the Columbia Heights Monarch Festival on Thursday, August 8.
The annual Charter Dinner will take place on Wednesday evening, November 6, at a venue to be named.
Rotary International announced that the 2029 RI convention will be held in Minneapolis. It will be organized cooperatively by Districts 5580/5950,5960, and 6250.
Additional mentors for Fridley STRIVE students are sought. Contact Steve Klaers at 612-599-8103. 
Rotary International produces podcasts on various subjects, available at
UPCOMING PROGRAMS: June 26- Outgoing club president Stephen Keeler provides a review of the Rotary year, which ends on June 30. July 3- No meeting due to Independence Day holiday. July 10- incoming club president Mike Oakley provides a preview of the new Rotary year.