April 21, 2021
Joining the FCH Rotary breakfast meetings on Zoom: open the link below and click on Open Zoom Meetings and follow the prompts.
With masks mandated for our in-person breakfast (when not eating or speaking to the group), a supply is available at the meeting, free to attendees.
17 members, including 7 on Zoom, heard members Amada Marquez Simula and Kristen Stuenkel recount their involvement and explain the purposes of District 5960’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) group, launched as a followup to Rotary International’s DEI statement of 2019 and racism statement of June 2020, which were also presented. They reviewed the possibilities for action by the club, the resources available on the RI website, and led a “Turn and Talk” exercise which gave the participants a chance to raise ideas among themselves. Further info: the RI webinar on DEI is at; Today’s presentation is at
Steve Klaers announced that the final STRIVE tour, to Hennepin Technical College, will take place from 11:30 – noon on Wednesday, April 28. Join the Zoom meeting at
Members may sign up to deliver groceries for SACA on any Saturday in April at If you will be driving, provide your insurance card and driver’s license for SACA to copy for its records.
The club has purchased a foursome at SACA’s Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, June 11, at Fox Hollow Golf Club in St. Michael. The club invites members to enter a drawing for places in the foursome. The fee to be charged for entering the drawing will also be donated to SACA. Further info:
St. Paul Sunrise, Minneapolis City of Lakes, and Roseville Rotary Clubs are hosting a Community Forum, “Perspectives on Legalizing Marijuana for Recreational Use” webinar tomorrow, April 22, from 7:45 – 9:15 a.m. Register at:
The next meeting in regards to collaboration with Operation Pollination will be held via Zoom at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 27. Join the Zoom meeting at
As more Minnesotans are vaccinated yet practice pandemic safety, District 5960 is planning an OUTDOOR, FAMILY-FRIENDLY Conference of Clubs on Saturday, June 5th, 10am - 2pm at the Rotary Pavilion  in Levee Park in Hastings. Register at: President-Elect Don Archibeque has been invited to collaborate on an environment-themed event for the conference with the neighboring Blaine-Ham Lake and Arden Hills-Shoreview Rotary clubs.
Greg Schraufnagel reminded that The Refuge golf course has been reserved for the next Golf Classic, on July 19, 2021. Save the date, line up your foursome, and spread the word! The event’s site at
Speaker on April 28: member Frost Simula will present on the topic “Predatory Remodeling”.