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Adam Sienkowski
Feb 07, 2017
An update from our local Boy Scouts
Feb 14, 2017
Shining Light in the Darkness for At-Risk Teens
Feb 21, 2017
Meet at 18732 Lake Dr E., Chanhassen - start at 7:15
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Upcoming Events
Swallowship "Happy Hour" - Irene Kelly is host
Axel's in Chanhassen
Feb 08, 2017
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
STRIVE Meeting
Eden Prairie HS Performing Arts Center Atrium
Feb 10, 2017
7:45 AM – 9:15 AM
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Presidents Day Event
Eden Prairie Senior Center
Feb 16, 2017
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Family Sledding and Skating Event
North Lotus Lake Park
Feb 19, 2017
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Meals on Wheels Week
Pick up meals at EP Senior Center
Feb 20, 2017 11:00 AM –
Feb 24, 2017 12:00 PM
February Board Meeting
Feb 21, 2017
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
STRIVE Meeting
Eden Prairie HS Career Resource Center
Feb 24, 2017
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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National Awards Services Inc.
Invite to Jan. 19 Rotary Youth Exchange Information Meeting
Who:    Rotarians, students, and community members
What:   Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting
When:  Thursday, Jan. 19, from 7-8 p.m.
Where: Chanhassen Recreation Center, 2310 Coulter Blvd., Chanhassen.
This is an ideal opportunity to learn more about becoming an exchange student for a summer or school year or hosting an inbound student.  What will happen at the meeting?
  • Rotary Youth Exchange students, including our very own Ale Pena Gonzalez, will share about why they chose Rotary Youth Exchange and what they have enjoyed so far.
  • A panel of host parents, including our very own Craig Blixrud, will talk about benefits they received from being a host family and questions they had going into the experience for the first time.
  • The North Star Youth Exchange Coordinator, Melanie DeLuca, will talk about both the year-round and summer outbound programs and any inbound questions people might have.  
  • Attendees can sample food from Slovenia, Thailand and Paraguay which are the countries where this year's Chanhassen, Chaska, and Eden Prairie RYE students come from.
  • To see flyer with details, click here.
For more information about this meeting, email Jeanne Zetah or call 612-859-6137. For information about Eden Prairie's Rotary Youth Exchange program, email Jane McGinty or call 612-388-0337.
Duty Roster 1/17 - 1/31/17 - click READ MORE
  Jan. 17 Jan. 24 Jan. 31
GREETERS Dennis Kim Kevin Kraemer Mike Kraines
Mike Lewis Cheryl Eastbourne Mary Brown
INSPIRATION Jay Simpson Bob Solohub Jacob Stonesifer
CHECK-IN Carol Bomben Craig Blixrud Orv Sietsema
Cheryl Eastbourne Bev Aho Brad Aho
BULLETIN Kelly Salwei Mark Weber Roger Jorgensen
DOOR PRIZE Elaine Larabee Jenifer Loon Jon Melander
VOCATIONAL EPAM RF Mike Lewis Cheryl Eastbourne
If you cannot be there, please find a sub and notify Becky Deelstra
Notes from January 10, 2017
The purpose of the Peace and Conflict Resolution Project is to increase positive relationships and provide education and community education. The North Minneapolis Rotary Club has worked tirelessly to accomplish their purpose. They are delivering peace and conflict resolution projects to communities, Rotary clubs and other service clubs. Healthy neighborhoods are the key to providing peaceful resolution to conflict. They have collaborated with other Rotary and non-rotary clubs to host events and projects.
Some of the events include:
  • Senior Pride Day – celebrating Senior citizens
  • Festival for Fathers
  • Urban League Family Day
  • Broadway Clean Up Day
  • Peace Forums (two)
  • Peace and Justice Day
  • A Think Tank on these issues
  • Lowry Street Clean Up
  • Junteenth Celebration
  • Essay Contest
  • Stop the Violence
  • Hennepin 5 to 10
  • Penn at Commons Peace Bench
  • Shiloh Temple International Peace Bench
The meeting ended with our members taking a peace pledge to help end violence.
  • “Next Stop: Test Drive Reality”- Jan.12- Rotary pins
  • Club Input via Survey Monkey - reply by Jan. 13
  • Rotary Foundation & Paul Harris awards
  • New Member Gathering in late Jan. / early Feb.
  • District 5950 Midterm Assembly - Sat. AM Jan. 28
  • EP Reads Sponsor: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi 3/6
  • Meals on Wheels – co-coordinator needed
  • Interest in serving on Board?
  • Jan. 12 Swallowship “Happy Hour“ at Piper’s Bistro
  • Jan. 13 STRIVE Meeting
  • Jan. 16-20 Meals on Wheels
  • Jan. 17 Board Meeting
  • Jan. 28 Dist. 5950 Mid-term Assembly
  • Jan. 28 Dinner & Show at Old Log Theater, Cast & Cru for dinner +/ or show, Million Dollar Quartet
Spotlight on Lyndon Moquist
Lyndon been married to his wife, Julie for 25 years. Lyndon graduated from college with a business degree. He sold copiers for a number of years. As a young man he played on 5 softball teams and was a professional trumpet player for 15 years. He switched careers and became a Realtor. He works for Edina Realty. He became a manager in Edina overseeing 187 agents. When the Eden Prairie office was opened he transferred to Eden Prairie and manages the office here.
Happy Fines
  • Craig Blixrud – Brought Bacon Beans for Roger since he is abstaining from Bacon while on a diet.
  • Carol Sundet - Meeker – David’s birthday is today. He is coming back to Rotary in the next few weeks.
  • Jeannie Zetah – Ale was able to go sledding at Starring Lake. Moe was able to get her a pair of snow pants. Had lots of fun.
Visiting Rotarian and Prospective Member: Bill Gaddis (Anoka Rotary) who's moved to Eden Prairie
Gloria Howard - North Minneapolis Rotary Club
Carol McDonald - North Minneapolis Rotary Club
V.J. Smith - North Minneapolis Rotary Club
Shirley Cavallaro - North Minneapolis Rotary Club
Exchange Student - Ale Pena Gonzalez
Student Interns: Bailey DeMets and Parker Hewitt

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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