The Fridley and Columbia Heights Rotary Club not meeting at Shortstop Grill today due to the July 4 holiday.
July 1, 2020
In the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.
The club meets again Wednesday, July 8, at Shortstop Grill, with a Zoom option planned. 2020-21 president Kelli Bourgeois will lead her first meeting, with a club business-session program.
Craig Malm, Mark Grotewold, and Bob Tholkes volunteered at SACE on Monday, June 29, sorting food items and stocking the SACA store's shelves.
Ann Frisch of White Bear Lake Rotary, Rotary International Peace Scholar: Rotarians support the Hibakusha Appeal to end nuclear weapons and the entering into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. You can read and sign the petition here:
The Dictionary Project, the club's annual fall service project, has as its mission: With the support of local sponsors and volunteers, we want to provide a dictionary to every student in the United States. In this way we hope to help them to improve their communication skills and make the most of their education. Many of our sponsors are also taking the Dictionary Project beyond the United States, to help improve literacy worldwide.
     It's summer 2020 newsletter further notes: " not rely on artificial intelligence to think for you. Books are not expensive. They are always accessible even when power and internet access may not be."
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