Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Club Service (Administration) Director
Community Service—Local Funding Director
Community Service—Programs Director
International Service Director
Membership—Recruitment Director
Membership—Retention Director
Public Image Director
The Rotary Foundation Director
Youth Service Director
Club Administrator

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Edina!

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Edina Country Club
5100 Wooddale Ave.
Edina, MN  55424
United States
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The Rotary Club of Edina will welcome Joy King as program speaker at the Thursday, Sept. 1, meeting. King is the senior vice president of philanthropy and executive director for Be The match Foundation. The title of her presentation is "To be Determined." 
Ian Colville will give his classification talk at the meeting.
Rotarians are encouraged to participate in the Twins Cities Walk for Water, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, at Upper Landing Park in St. Paul. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. 
Water Mission is a partner in the walk, along with local corporations Pace Analytical and Pentair. The Walk for Water will raise awareness and funds for the 1.8 billion people in the world that lack access to safe water. Water Mission is a critical partner with the Edina Rotary Foundation for our water sanitation project in Guatemala. 
Sign up at or by calling 612-656-1105.


Edina, Minnesota, Aug. 24 — The Edina Rotary Foundation is accepting applications from non-profit organizations in Edina and its contiguous communities for grants to be used for capital purchases. Applications are due Oct. 31.
Each year, the Rotary Club of Edina raises money at a fall fundraiser to support its projects and award grants. This year, more than $100,000 was raised for the Club’s service projects and local and international grants.
The Foundation’s Community Service – Local Funding Committee favors grant requests for projects that are tangible and self-perpetuating, will be completed in Edina or a bordering community, create partnerships with other organizations, provide benefits to many and can be leveraged over time. Click on the link to learn more.
Spend a night out on the town and at an evening of giving! This year’s Edina Rotary Foundation Fundraiser & Gala is set for Oct. 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Bloomington!  
We plan to put you in a “New York State of Mind” with creative food and entertainment. From the minute you enter the hotel and the New York City subway to the lively Central Park silent auction to the bright New York City lights for dinner and the dueling pianos of Deuces Wild in the ballroom we’re sure you’ll enjoy every New York minute!
For more information and registration go here.

The next Rotary Vocational Development Group will be Wednesday, Sept. 7. The speaker at the gathering will be Tim Murphy.
Once a month, Edina Rotarians have a chance to connect with other club members, and any guests, at the happy hour. This Rotary event is held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Mezz at the Lunds & Byerly's in Edina. The meeting will feature a brief presentation from a featured Rotarian, plus time for introductions, networking and questions. The Rotary Club of Edina and EMRC collaborate on this event.
Periodically we feature a newer member of the Rotary Club of Edina on our website. The Rotary Club of Edina welcomed Toni Gerard as a member in March 2016. Toni's sponsor to the club was Josh Sprague. Click on the link to get to know Toni...
This week's newsletter
Aug. 24, 2016 Barker
Aug 24, 2016
Upcoming Events
Sep 01, 2016
Joy King
Executive Director of Be the Match
Sep 08, 2016
Bill Sullivan, PhD
Organ transplant advances
Sep 15, 2016
Dirk DeYoung
Editor of Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
Sep 22, 2016
Jonathan Finnoff
CEO of Mayo Clinic Square, Sports Medicine Center
Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Padilla, Eduardo
Greeter 1
Hustad, Mary
Greeter 2
Hutchison, Don
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Beard, Brad
Introduce Guests
Walker, Lisa
The Barker writer
Gerard, Toni
Introduce the Speaker
Loberg, Shelly
Thank the Speaker
Slyce, Steve