Speaker Date Topic
Offsite at "Feed My Starving Children"/ Chanhassen Mar 03, 2020 7:15 AM
7:15 am--Food Packing at 7:30am/ FMSC in Chanhassen

Meeting at 18732 Lake Drive E, Chanhassen--- doors open by 7am for "Panera"  breakfast bread/snacks---- 7:30am meal packing event with fellow Rotarians!

Julie Bluhm, CEO, Exec. Dir. of Guild, Inc. Mar 10, 2020
Mental Health in Minnesota: Current State - "Health, Hope, Dignity for All"

Guild serves individuals 16 and older who live and cope with serious mental illness. Many face other barriers to health, including medical conditions, isolation, chronic homelessness, poverty, and substance abuse and often a combination of several of these issues. Julie will share details of the state of mental health in Minnesota and her organizational vision of "Seeing Strengths, Creating Solutions and Restoring Health".

David Schultz, Hamline Professor Mar 17, 2020
Political Elections-- expertise/ insights/ laws

Nationally renowned political expert: This will be special combind EP Rotary "AM" & "PM"  Breakfast Meeting held at Bearpath, 7:30am 8:30am. With 2020 being an election year: Hamline & U of M Political Science Professor, David Schulz will share insights on national and local elections including key swing states as a nationally recognized election law expert and author of over 30 books. He is regualrly interviewed and quoted in local, national, and international media. Bring your questions too!

John Crudele Mar 24, 2020
Club Assembly

John Crudele has brought lots of enthusiasm, intense work ethic, growth of recruits and will share perspectives and solicit ideas and perspectives from each of you as members for ways to continue and grow our value and success in serving Eden Prairie and beyond the local to international efforts.

Jim Tincher, Rotary Foundation Chair Mar 31, 2020
"Maternal Health Training" grant project/ care kits

Jim Tincher will share the power of Rotary district matching grants and show how our $500 EPAM Rotary contribution grew to $30,000 in order to support this cause: reducing the disparities in healthcare outcomes between Minorities and largely Caucasion communinities. A major component of this is pre-term births and prenatal care which spurred on the Rotary project to provide "New Mom and Baby Kits" as a bridge to the ongoing training and support by the March of Dimes organazation and Hennepin Healthcare.  

Jon Kaufman Apr 07, 2020
H2OpenDoors, Rotary Intl. Project

H2OpenDoors is a project of Rotary International. In the last 5 years we've installed 23 purified water bottling plants in 9 countries. These SunSpring-centered facilities provide 5000 gallons per day of safe drinking water, enough for 10,000 people to have 1/2 gallon of water every day for over 10 years.

Rotary Interns-- Kevin, Kayla, Nicki, Mrinalni Apr 14, 2020
Sharing their experiences, perspectives

This is an opportunity to hear the perspectives and experiences of our Rotary Interns-- what they have enjoyed, learned, and observed. Aslo group effort to brainstorm ideas for our Club to improve all of our experiences and bring more member value.