Speaker Date Topic
Joe Schmit, KSTP Anchor Jan 21, 2020
Silent Impact: "Influence via Purpose, Persistence, Passion"

Joe Schmit, the popular sports achor for KSTP TV has won 17 Emmys and is also a popular keynote speaker. His book, "Silent Impact" has been a big seller and Joe is known as a very active community advocate and long time youth mentor for Big Brothers & Sisters, winner of Oddessy Award for commitment to youth mentorship--- also Joe Schmit Celebrity Golf Tourney, Juvenile Diabites Community Research Leader of the Year 2005. Current member of PACER Board and MN Vikings Advisory Board.

Jason Heintz, Store Leader of SCHEELS Jan 28, 2020
Scheel's new 250,000 sq. ft. EP Store-- 400 employees

Exciting new Scheel's store--- with ferris wheel, customers can try out and experience all the sporting activities before making purchases. The managemnt team is already making partnerships with the community including sponsorship of EPAM Rotary and support of EP Rotary initiatives such as the various backpack school supplies initiatives. It will be very excting to hear about the amaizng new "experience" store and the addition from current 50 employees to over 400 employees in our community! 

"Fat Pants Brewery"-- Owners, Anderson Family Feb 04, 2020
Home Craft Brewery Innovation/ "The Story"

What a treat to hear from the onwers of "Fat Pants Brewery", the first and only in Eden Prairie! The Anderson Family owners--- Don (head brewer) & Linda (designer) and daughter Elizabeth (operations manager) will share the vision, passion, and story behind this popular new venue.

Dr. Josh Swanson, Superintendent Feb 11, 2020
Eden Prairie Schools

Our EPAM Rotary member, Dr. Josh Swanson, Superintendent of EP Schools will give us a report from 2019/ vision for Schools for 2020 and beyond.

Pam Hulstrand, "A Voice for Adoption" Feb 18, 2020
Bellis Adoption Education & Support

Bellis is a multi-service non-profit------ "An empowering voice for adoption that connects, inspires, and transforms." Bellis is bring education and awareness-- as well as dispelling myths into classromms and communities into more than 50 cities in MN.

Rick Getchow, EP City Manager Feb 25, 2020
"State of the City" for Eden Prairie

Our EPAM Rotary member, Rick Getchow, City Manager of EP will present an update on "State of the City" for Eden Prairie. There is a lot to be proud of and it's always good to hear the latest news on management of the City plus news on upcoming develpments and vision for the City of EP.

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!

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.