President Kim Hiel, Abby Kosberg, Gordon Backlund
Joining the FCH Rotary breakfast meetings on Zoom:  open the link below, click on Open Zoom Meetings, and follow the prompts.
November 9, 2022
15 members and guest Abby Kosberg of the North Suburban Center for the Arts (formerly Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts) in Fridley heard new member Richard Garcia present his classification talk. Dr. Garcia, a chiropractor in Fridley, spoke extensively on his profession and how he approached people to help them. Garcia also gave a brief summary of his time in the military service; he did an excellent of communicating to the group in the way he presented his Classification information.
President Kim Hiel followed up on her email to members of the results of this year’s Rotary Visioning Survey, leading a discussion of the results.
Kosberg accepted the club’s donation of $500 to the Center’s 2022 programs and thanked the group.
Lunches with the Fridley STRIVE students are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. at the high school on Nov. 15, Nov. 30, and Dec. 13.  Additional mentors for the STRIVE students are sought. Contact Steve Klaers at 612-599-8103.  
The Pollination Committee will meet next on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 a.m. on Zoom. The Zoom link is Contact organizer Kristen Stuenkel with any questions at
The club’s annual bellringing during the holiday season will again take place at Sam’s Club, 8150 University Avenue NE in Fridley, from 3-7 p.m. on the three Wednesdays in December before Christmas. A sign-up sheet for 2 hour time blocks will be circulated. Contact Gordon Backlund at 612-296-0375 to participate.
Save The Date: the annual district 5960 conference is scheduled for April 29, 2023, a joint conference with District 5950 at Madden’s Golf Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd.
Speaker on November 16: District 5960 Rotary Foundation official Peggy Strom will mark Rotary Foundation month with a presentation via Zoom on the foundation’s work.