Joining the weekly 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.
The Minnesota Department of Health requires that persons receiving a positive test result for COVID-19 notify their recent contacts. For our club, notify Secretary Bob Tholkes at
December 2, 2020
15 members heard and watched on Zoom as Capt. Ron Powers, 367th Engineering Battalion, U. S. Army Reserve, described his service as a chaplain deployed to the Middle East in late 2019 and early 2020. Chaplain Powers discussed the situation and characteristics of the Kurds of the region, whose longtime predicament as a minority ethnic group divided among Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria is one of the most persistent issues in international relations in the area, and showed photos illustrating the conditions under which chaplains serve.
Klaers reminded that Anoka Technical College is planning a virtual tour for the Columbia Heights and Fridley STRIVE students today, December 2, from 11:15-11:45 a.m. Rotarians were invited to join the tour at
Members may sign up to deliver groceries for SACA on any Saturday in December at If you will be driving, provide your insurance card and driver’s license for SACA to copy for its records.
The club will meet only on the first and third Wednesdays of the months from December through March. 
The club will next meet virtually at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16. The club board is also scheduled to meet.
Greg Schraufnagel announced that The Refuge golf course has been reserved for the next Golf Classic, on July 19, 2021. Save the date and line up your foursome!
Speaker on December 16: President-Elect Don Archibeque will provide a program on the Salvation Army.