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July 2017


We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
3556 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN  55429
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Our next meeting is Friday, July 21 at 7 a.m. at Frankie's.
Duties for the July 21 meeting are:
Greeter:  Jess Madland
Invocation:  Medard Kaisershot
Program:  District Governor Bob Halagan will be attending and our program.
A brief Board meeting will follow and all Club members are welcome to stay.
Looking ahead, duties for the July 28 meeting are:
Greeter:  Bob Mattson
Invocation:  Tom Kosel
What's New:  Medard Kaisershot
Program:  David Dumas
See you bright and early Friday morning!
Here are Club activities and meetings going on in July and beyond:
         Friday, July 21 - 7 a.m. - weekly Club meeting, Frankie's      
         Tuesday, July 25 - 6 p.m. - Club Board meeting, Terry's home
         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
         Tuesday, August 22 - 6 p.m. - Club Board meeting
         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!!! 
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 to play WhirlyBall. 

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

Tree House


Days for Girls

Future Roots

New Hope YMCA

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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