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ROTARY ROCKS!

We meet In Person
Fridays at 7:00 AM
Frankies
3556 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55429
United States of America
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Here's a list of upcoming Club activities and meetings:
 
           Thursday, November 19 - 5:00 p.m. - Club Board meeting via Zoom
           Friday, November 20 - 8:00 a.m. Service event with PRISM - turkey meal packaging, St. Joseph's, NO meeting at Frankie's
           Saturday, November 21 - 12:30 p.m. - Turkey distribution with PRISM at PRISM
           Saturday, November 21 - Maple Grove Rotary Club Virtual Gala
           Friday, November 27 - NO meeting - Happy Thanksgiving!
 
           Friday, December 4 - 7:00 a.m. - weekly Club meeting via Zoom
           Friday, December 11 - 7:00 a.m. - weekly Club meeting via Zoom
           Saturday, December 12 - Holiday food basket packing and distribution, New Hope City Hall
           Friday, December 18 - Service project TBA - no meeting at Frankie's
           Friday, December 25 - No meeting at Frankie's - happy holidays!
     
 
 
The September 11 meeting was Friends, Family and Community Day.  We had many visitors and thank them for attending our meeting.  We're always happy to welcome new members to the Club.  smiley
 
Among the guests were:
Rudy Spike and Bob Triple of Bibles for Missions                                                              
Exchange student Kyah's host father
John Lapointe's guest, Robbinsdale Council Member Bill Blonigan
ISD 281 School Board member Helen Basset
Former Club Member Melodie Hanson with HUGS
Club Member Lynn Anderson's husband Larry Anderson
Club Member Tom Kosel's cousin Bob Casserly Jr.
 
   
September 13 was the inaugural Chicks with Sticks golfing/social event at the New Hope Golf Course.  Looks like all had a great time!
 

 
Kevin Lytle of PRISM updated the Club on the latest activities at PRISM.
 
Excelsior Club member Tim Connelly spoke to our Club about the Shelter Box project.
 
 
CCX Media local celebrity Dave Kiser spoke to our Club at a recent meeting.
 
Club President Sharon Green thanks Tyler Myers of Engineers without Borders for his presentation and project update at a recent Club meeting.
 
 
Our Club President Sharon Green welcomed David Cummings, Cedrick Frazier and De'Vonna Pittman as guest speakers at a recent meeting.
 
 
District Governor Tom Gump, District Governor Elect Marianna Khauv and District Membership Chair Lloyd Campbell visited our Club and shared their priorities for the coming year.
Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world?  Our Club members are awesome!
 
Our 1.2 million-member organization started with the vision of one man - Paul P. Harris.  The Chicago attorney formed one of the world's first service organizations, the Rotary Club of Chicago, on February 23, 1905 as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships.  Rotary's name came from the group's early practice of rotating meetings among the offices of each member.
 
You are invited to visit us at an upcoming meeting - we meet Friday mornings at 7 a.m. at Frankie's Pizza in New Hope. 
You know you've been wondering...what are the Top 10 Reasons to Join Rotary?
 
    10.  Awesome people in the Club!
     9.   Great breakfast at Frankie's every Friday!
     8.   Interesting speakers each week!
     7.   Working on clean water for everyone!
     6.   Working to eradicate polio from the world!
     5.   Working on international projects such as Future Roots Project, Days for Girls, Clean Water, etc!
     4.   Supporting community organizations such as the YMCA, Tree House , KidPack, Boy Scouts, Robbinsdale schools!
     3.   Holiday food baskets in conjunction with local food shelves!
     2.   Back to school school supplies with PRISM!
     1.   Doing good in the world, starting with our communities!
 
Please come visit us; we meet Friday mornings at 7 a.m. at Frankie's Pizza in New Hope!
 
 

Thanks to our 2020 Elmers Sponsors!

We thank our generous sponsors of the 2020 Elmer's Rotary Golf Classic:

 
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