Jeff Hollimon of New Brighton-Moundsview Rotary
Chris Mickman of the Fridley 49er Days committee
August 14, 2019
Meeting Responsibilities August 21: Sergeant At Arms- Kim Hiel. Invocation- Kelli Bourgeois.
12 members heard visiting Rotarian Jeff Hollimon of New Brighton-Moundsview Rotary describe ECHO, a Florida-based training program for farmers in developing countries. NBMV Rotary has been involved with ECHO for several years, raising funds for its programs. The club board had responded to NBMV's request for grant assistance by asking that a speaker be provided.
Chris Mickman of the Fridley 49er Days committee also spoke, thanking the club for past support, reviewing the 2019 festival, and describing plans for 2020.
Welcome back to Richard (Dick) Harris, returning as an active member. Dick originally joined the club in 1984.
Arden Hills – Shoreview Rotary holds its Taste of the Hops fundraiser tomorrow, August 15 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Snail Lake Park, 4191 Snail Lake Blvd. Tickets can be purchased online at, or at the event.
August 30 is Rotary Blitz day at the Minnesota State Fair. All three Minnesota districts are participating. Wear your Rotary gear and meet Rotarians from all over the state!
The club Charter Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6. Details TBA. No meeting on that date.
 Former District Governor Jim Hunt is seeking Rotarians for service trips to Guatemala in 2019-2020. See for further info or email Jim at
Speaker August 21: Deb Dahl, Fridley Parks and Recreation Department: Fridley Parks and Trails.