Alicia and Tim Blank celebrate their 40th anniversary at The Lake Elmo Inn on Sunday, June 14th.
We'll meet (in-person) again, don't know where, don't know when...
June 17, 2020
Vern Hoium: The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else doing it wrong, without comment".
Tim Blank:  See photo above. Congrats on the milestone, Alicia and Tim!
Zoom meeting at 8 a.m. next Wednesday, June 24. The board will gather (safely) at Fridley City Hall to celebrate the induction of Kelli Bourgeois as club president for 2020-21 and to thank outgoing president Brian Weierke for his service.
Reminders for payment of the club fees due June 30 were emailed on Monday, June 15.
n.b. the announcements of District 5960 video features are emailed to all members.
Community service coordinator Mark Grotewold requests that members willing to volunteer at SACA to hand out food to SACA clients contact secretary Bob Tholkes, at Shifts last from 11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays through the end of June Two persons are needed per shift. Mark, Bob, and Craig Malm intend to serve on June 29, and Craig and Mark on July 6.
Changing the beneficiary of the classic from STRIVE to a pandemic-related organization is under discussion.
Mark your calendars for 20-26 June for an exciting opportunity to gather online with the family of Rotary for our first online convention. Now More Than Ever, Rotary Connects the World: The 2020 Rotary Virtual Convention will join you with Rotary participants around the world during a time of unprecedented challenges. Together, we’ll still experience the spirit of Rotary, be inspired by innovation, celebrate our resilience, and explore how clubs are addressing COVID-19. Experience Rotary in action during our Flag Ceremony, witness the power of connection during our general sessions, learn new ways to engage with Rotary during our breakout sessions, find inspiration from our global speakers, and much more.
2020-21 District Governor Ed Marek of the St. Paul Sunrise Club will be installed at a virtual event on Tuesday evening, June 30.
Greg Schraufnagel- Due to the challenges presented to us with the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have decided to reschedule our 2020 Rotary Golf Classic event.  The new date will be Monday, August 31, 2020.  Please reach out to those you know who have supported this event in the past and let them know about the new date.  The event website,, is up