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ROTARY ROCKS!

We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
Frankies
3556 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN  55429
United States
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Our next meeting is Friday, June 30 at 7 a.m. at Frankie's.
 
Duties for the June 30 meeting are:
 
Greeter:  Tom Kosel
Invocation:  Carla Hansen
What's New:  Carla Hansen
Program:  Jim Benshoof -Two members of the Minnetonka Club, Bill Sorteberg and Mark Magney, will tell us about success their club has experienced in membership growth.  In recent years, their club membership has grown substantially.  Their membership growth is at the top or very near the top for all clubs in our District and the experiences and tips they will offer will be very helpful for our members and club as a whole to strengthen our membership.
 
Looking ahead, duties for the July 7 meeting are:
 
Greeter:  John LaPointe
Invocation:  Kathi Hemken
What's New:  Kathi Hemken
Program:  Lynn Anderson
 
See you bright and early Friday morning!
 
Here are Club activities and meetings going on in June and beyond:
 
         Friday, June 30 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
 
         Friday, July 7 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Friday, July 14 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Friday, July 21 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's      
         Tuesday, July 25 - 6 p.m. - Club Board meeting
         Friday, July 28 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Saturday, July 29 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Area 4 Rotary Celebration - Maple Grove Central Park
 
         Friday, August 4 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Friday, August 11 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Friday, August 18 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
         Friday, August 25 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's
        
 
 
 
 
 
 

Arch Klumph’s idea for an endowment fund dedicated to “doing good in the world” planted the seed for The Rotary Foundation in 1917. That one idea and an initial contribution of $26.50 set in motion a powerful force for good that has transformed millions of lives around the globe.
 
To celebrate 100 years of doing good in the world, a free community event is scheduled for:
 
Saturday, July 29
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Town Green Park (by Maple Grove Library)
7991 Main Street
Maple Grove
 
 
There will be fun for all ages with live music, a photo booth, food trucks and bouncy houses.
 
Brought to you by your local Rotary Clubs - Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal-New Hope-Robbinsdae, Maple Grove and Rogers!
 

June 6 was a glorious summer day and a good time was had by all at Elmers 2017 at Edinborough Golf Course in Brooklyn Park!  Thanks for all your work, Club members, to make this year's event another success as our biggest fund raiser of the year to support Club activities throughout the next year.

 
 
Every year our Club partners with Tree House to sell coffee to help raise funds for and with the youth at Tree House.  Here is Tree House staff Michelle accepting the proceeds of our Club's sale for Tree House activities. Thanks to Andrew Agosto for coordinating the roasting of the coffee, coffee sales and coffee delivery!!! 
 
 
 
 
 
Amy Charpentier of Days for Girls receives $750 for Days for Girls New Hope from president Mark Neubauer.
 
As well as being involved in a lot of local projects, our Club is involved in international projects.  Our current international project is the Agua Para Nicaragua project.  We are working with the Rotary Club of Masaya Nicaragua to furnish and install water filtration systems for 300 homes in 4 villages in the Masaya Department of Nicaragua.  These villages have elevated cases of GI-tract infections, primarily due to contaminated water sources.  The water filtration system will use a system that has been successfully used on many other locations globally.  Our Club is also partnering with other area Clubs as well as the Muskogee Club in Oklahama.

I was asked the other day what our club does besides meet weekly, visit, listen to a speaker and have a wonderful breakfast.  So I started going back through the last months to let you know some of what the club does. 

Would it surprise you to find out that we:

Purchased school supplies and backpacks for distribution through PRISM for the back to school program

Took a group of Tree House students fishing for an evening at Medicine Lake where they enjoyed a cook out of hot dogs, hamburgers and enjoyed the great outdoors.

Collected and distributed 110 Holiday Food Baskets through PRISM which also included hats and gloves through the Warm Hands Warm Hearts initiative in each bag.

Sold over 150 bags of coffee with all proceeds going to the Tree House for youth initiatives. 

Raised over $750, through pocket change donations (and it's still growing!) for Rotary's Polio Plus initiative

In addition, we also gave back to the community through monetary donations to the following groups:

Local DARE officers

Armstrong Performing Arts

Tree House

PRISM

and many other activities and donations. 

So to answer the question, what does the CNHR Rotary club DO?  Whatever we can to help make a difference within our community! 

If you would like more information about Rotary or our club, please send email any one of the Club officers (on the left hand side of the page).  We would LOVE to have you join us and help make a difference in Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale!

 
 

Thanks to our 2017 Elmers Sponsors!

We thank our generous sponsors of Elmer's 2017 Event:

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