Virtual District Assembly: Leading through Change


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April 18th, 8:45-11:00am
Virtual Zoom District Assembly, All are Welcome      
Meeting Agenda:
  • Welcome
    • Rotary Moment (TBD)
  • Conversation around challenges
  • Discuss new member engagement strategies
  • Rotary Branding 
  • The Rotary Foundation
  • Grants process 
  • District Resources for all club positions
  • Wrap Up
  • Closing
Total event time: 2 hrs
April 14, 2020 Meeting Preview

EPAM Rotary Interns - Virtual Zoom Meeting

Sharing their experiences, perspectives, observations and recommendations

Join us live on Zoom anytime after 7:15AM. Meeting will begin at 7:35. 

Hear from our amazing team of Rotary Interns! Kayla, Kevin, Mrinalni and Nicki will each share a short segment about themselves, including what they've enjoyed, learned and observed. They will offer their observations on what could bring more member value and expand our impact and influence in our community! This is through their combined research, brainstorming, and proposed ideas for possible future things our club could do to improve all our experiences. 
To Join our live Virtual Zoom Meeting: Click HERE
If Joining from the app here’s the info. 
Meeting ID: 923 6575 6897
Password: 011364
Duty Roster 7/14/20 - 7/28/20
 July 14thJuly 21stJuly 28th
GREETERSJay SimpsonJustin StueveAdam Sienkowski
INSPIRATIONKevin KraemerCraig LaCountElaine Larabee
BULLETINKelly SalweiJenifer LoonMark Weber
DOOR PRIZEn/an/an/a
VOCATIONALBev AhoBrad AhoRod Anderson
If you cannot be there, please find a sub and notify Aaron Casper
Past Rotary International President - Barry Rassin
“Smile as we plan for the New World”.
Click HERE for the zoom link to join in with EP Noon Rotary Thursday, April 16th from 12 – 1PM:
Leadership Through Change: How to Prepare your Club for What's Next
Notes from April 7, 2020
Mike Rayburn - "What If?" Keynote Experience
Our guest via Zoom was professional speaker and entertainer Mike Rayburn, whose outstanding guitar work was interspersed with messages to inspire A.M. Rotarians.
It’s Mike’s belief that each of us is a gold mine of unrealized potential, and we have numerous opportunities each day to tap this gold mine. But it requires that we change our brain’s normal way of questioning our thoughts and ideas. “The key is to be willing to set aside the old thinking,” noted Mike, “and say, ‘What if? What if we could do that differently? What would it look like?’”
Secondly, we should be looking for reasons something can, not can’t, be accomplished.
days he has been working on philanthropic adventures and his business, Conners Consulting.
Finally, Mike urged that in these pandemic times we flip the script by helping a neighbor, first, and thinking about personal success second. We may just find that success becomes a byproduct of helping out, he added.
You can learn more about Mike Rayburn and his approach to life at
  • The April 14 virtual meeting will put the spotlight on interns Kayla, Nicki, Kevin, and Mrinalni.
  • A.M. Rotarians are invited guests of the Eden Prairie Noon Rotary Club during their virtual meeting April 16, when Barry Raskin, a former Rotary International president, will be the speaker.
  • The April 21 virtual meeting will be held jointly with the Edina Morningside Rotary Club and feature Karen Jacobsen, an author whose speaking voice provides GPS information on millions of smart devices worldwide.
  • A District 5950 Assembly will be held in virtual style from 9 to 11 a.m. April 18 at no charge.
  • Exchange students Ricky and Clementine gave updates; Ricky on his recent trip to Hawaii and Clementine on how Belgians are coping with the pandemic.
  • PROP Executive Director Janet Palmer thanked Rotarians for their recent donations of money and food and outlined how the food shelf is operating as a result of COVID-19. She advised club members to check in with neighbors and, where needed, spread the word about PROP’s services including food, unemployment assistance, and more.
Spotlight on Tim Conners
New club member Tim Conners shared his professional and personal background. Tim has been married for 25 years to Donna. There are three adult children and seven grandchildren in the clan. Outside of family, Tim is passionate about cars but also busy with activities such as music, games, handyman stuff, and cycling. He’s had a wide-ranging career that includes work in strategic planning, business development, product management, marketing, and finance for firms such as Sperry Univac, Kohler Company, and Emerson (Rosemount Engineering). But these
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