March 27, 2019
Meeting Responsibilities April 3: Sergeant At Arms- Mark Grotewold. Invocation- Craig Malm.
19 members heard Stephen Keeler give his classification talk. He showed photos and recounted his childhood years overseas with his family in Swaziland and South Korea, his education at Fridley Public Schools, Bethel University, and Minnesota State Mankato, his particular interest in peace and reconciliation studies, and his wife and young family.
In lieu of the 501 meeting scheduled for April 17,the club will offer a normal breakfast on that date, and instead will attend the 20th annual Columbia Heights Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, May 7th at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE.. THE PRAYER BREAKFAST REPLACES THE MAY 8 CLUB BREAKFAST. This interfaith, multicultural event will begin at 7:00 AM, with a catered Mexican breakfast at 7:30. The program will be provided by the homeless-youth agency Hope 4 Youth, and will conclude at 8:45 AM.
The next club board meeting is on Wednesday, May 1, at 9:00 a.m. at Fridley Civic Center.
JOINT BREAKFAST: We will breakfast with Blaine-Ham Lake Rotary at TPC on Wednesday, June 5 from 7:30 to 8:30. TPC is at 11444 Tournament Players Pkwy, Blaine
Twin Cities Rotaract invites you to its Spelling BEEr Fundraiser: WHERE: Summit Brewery, 910 Montreal Cir, St. Paul. WHEN: MARCH 27th 5:30-8 WHY: We are partnering with the American Refugee Committee to start a new Rotaract club in a refugee camp in Uganda.
Southern Anoka Community Assistance (SACA) will hold its Hops for Hunger fundraiser on Saturday, March 30, from 5-8 pm at the Solar Arts Building, 711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis, on the 3rd floor. Tickets online at
The Alexandra House Hope Gala will take place on Saturday, March 30 at Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens, 9500 W River Rd, Brooklyn Park, from 6 to 10 pm. The club has purchased a table for 6. Contact club Secretary Bob Tholkes at 763-913-4453 if interested in attending at the club’s table. 2 places remain.
The 2019 District Conference of Clubs is scheduled for April 11-12 at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Details and registration information are at
The Allina Health/Bikes for Kids bike giveaway will take place on April 13 at Stevenson Elementary School in Fridley.
Anoka County Senior Expo 2019 will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at Lord of Life Church, 14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey. Breakfast, massages, blood pressure checks. Free.
HeightsNEXT Community Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser, Cheers for Beers, from 6-9 pm on May 17 at Murzyn Hall, 530 Mill St NE in Columbia Heights.
Mark your calendars and register today for the installation of Paul Perez, 2019-2020 District Governor of Rotary International District 5960. Tuesday, June 25, 6 – 8:30 pm
Mystic Lake Center, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake.
Speaker April 3: Brian Weierke- Heartsafe Training