January 15, 2020
Meeting Responsibilities January 22: Sergeant At Arms- Steve Drost. Invocation- Scott Lund.
14 members and prospective member Jonathan St. Germain heard Maria Caram of Roseville Rotary describe the Roseville club's prospective global grant, a water and sanitation project in the Dominican Republic. The project would provide clean water to a village of several thousand people. The club board will act on Roseville's donation request at its meeting of February 12.
The District 5960 Rotary Foundation Grants Management Seminars take place in Stillwater on Saturday, April 4, and in Rochester on Thursday, April 14. Our club needs at least one member to attend in order to pursue a district or global grant in 2020-21. See Bob Tholkes or Roy Goslin if you are interested.
2020-21 District Governor Ed Marek of the St. Paul Sunrise Club will be installed on Tuesday evening, June 23 at the Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Pkwy, St. Paul.
Golf Classic coordinator Greg Schraufnagel announced that the 2020 Classic is scheduled for Monday, July 20, at The Refuge Golf Club in Oak Grove, last year’s site.
The next mentors’ meeting with our Fridley STRIVE students takes place on Friday, January 17 at 11:30 at the high school.
STRIVE’s next field trip, to Hennepin Tech and Anoka Ramsey Community College is set for Friday, Jan. 31. Rotarians are welcome to accompany the students and their faculty advisors and mentors. Contact Steve Klaers at 612-599-8103 for details.
The next club board meeting is scheduled for February 12 at 9:00 a.m. at Fridley City Hall.
The District 5960 2020 Conference of Clubs will take place April 30-May 1 at the Mystic Lake Event Center, Prior Lake. Early-bird registration on the District 5960 website closes on March 15.
The board approved the purchase of a table for 10 at the Alexandra House Gala, to be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on March 28 at Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens, 9500 W River Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55444. Sign up for a place at the table for yourself and one guest by emailing Bob Tholkes at
speaker January 22- Wayne Feller: Conducting