Strawberry Moon
From Craig Malm: Strawberry Moon from our campsite near Hayward on Friday, June 5th.        
June 10, 2020
19 members and guest Mandy Meisner, Anoka County Commissioner, heard University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Patterson outline present knowledge of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, and answer questions, including about masks and methods of infection.
Steve Klaers: My daughter has allowed Vicki and I to take care of our almost five-year-old granddaughter Maddie on Tuesdays again...we have every Tuesday since she’s been alive!
Craig Malm—see photo above
President Brian Weierke noted that our meeting place, the Shortstop Grill, will reopen this week. He will contact the restaurant about resuming in-person meetings.
n.b. the announcements of District 5960 video features are emailed to all members.
No meeting next week.
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.
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.
The induction of 2020-21 club president Kelli Bourgeois will take place at the Zoommeeting of June 24, the last of the current Rotary year. As it did this morning, the board will gather for the occasion.
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