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EP AM Rotary Club Assembly
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Upcoming Events
July Board Meeting
Jul 18, 2017
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Meals on Wheels Week
Pick up meals at EP Senior Center
Aug 14, 2017 11:00 AM –
Aug 18, 2017 12:00 PM
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June 20, 2017 Meeting Preview

Kim Kane

Sparkle On: Aging in Gratitude

It's important to see our abilities, even as we age, as something to embrace and even continue to build on.  Whether you're feeling old or young, whether you are male or female, Kim's presentation will remind you how we have much to be grateful for every day. Kim Kane, dean of students at Eden Prairie High School, humorist, and author of the newly released book, Sparkle On: Women Aging in Gratitude, will delight you with her perspective. This would be a perfect meeting to invite a guest. 

Duty Roster 6/20 - 7/11/17 - click READ MORE
 June. 20June. 27July. 11
GREETERSPrafulla VeguntaDick WardMark Weber
Jon MelanderLyndon MoquistNatalie Norris
INSPIRATIONRick GetschowJohn GoergenCathy Haukedahl
CHECK-INCraig BlixrudOrv SietsemaCarol Bomben
Mike KrainesBeth KreuschCraig LaCount
BULLETINMike KrainesMark WeberKelly Salwei
DOOR PRIZEDave AndersonRod AndersonGary Bergren
VOCATIONALRoger JorgensenEnd of YearBob Solohub
If you cannot be there, please find a sub and notify Becky Deelstra
Notes from June 13, 2017
Eden Prairie City Manager Rick Getschow - State of Eden Prairie
City Council-member Brad Aho introduced Eden Prairie City Manager who was hired away from Hopkins, MN after a nationwide search conducted by Greg Albrecht’s search firm. Rick shared EP’s #2 ranking in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in the US. Rick also shared the results of a citywide survey which indicated that 95% of EP residents rated EP quality of life as good or excellent. Survey respondents liked parks and trails, convenient location, schools, public safety and shopping. The issues facing EP were traffic and speeding. The
survey can be found at
Other items discussed included
  • Cedar Hills Park (new in 2017)
  • Riley Lake Improvements.
  • Prairie Bluff Senior Housing
  • New Restaurants (Crave, R Taco, Café Zupas…)
  • Flying Dutchman Spirits
  • Sears redevelopment including big new Scheels store including an aquarium and ferris wheel
  • Vikings site opportunities
  • Potential Elevate development at Southwest Station with mixed use retail and 230 units of housing
The City is working on its 2040 Aspire Eden Prairie Plan
  • New Generations Exchange still looking for one host family – see Dennis Kim. Also, student interested in hospitality or business job shadow while she is here.
  • Pool Party/Going away celebration for Ale at McGinty’s July 9 th from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Vino Classico looking for volunteers.
  • Rotary will have a presence at Pride Festival. See Jeanne Zetah if you are interested in volunteering.
  • Rotary Foundation year ends June 30. Ten members away from every Rotarian, every year.
  • Ale awarded honorary Paul Harris Fellowship.
Spotlight on Glenn Olson
Glenn is married to Kathy and they have three daughters, 2 granddaughters, 5 grandsons and another grandson on the way. Glenn bought a farm near Park Rapids 51 years ago and very much enjoys sharing this special place with friends and family. Glenn and his wife love to travel and he spends his spare time building furniture. Glenn was a sprinter in high school and college and is a “parrot-head”. If you weren’t at the meeting, you missed a great slideshow.
Happy Fines
  • Joe Stoebner very happy to see Robb Hiller.
Chas Simcox – Prospective Member
Pat MulQueeny – Guest of Kelly Salwei
Ale Pena Gonzalez – Exchange Student
Interns - Carter Mason and Bailey DeMets

Eden Prairie AM Rotary Club meets on Tues. mornings from 7:30-8:30 a.m.
at Bearpath Golf and Country Club, 18100 Bearpath Trail, Eden Prairie MN 55347

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