Welcome to the Rotary Club of Edina!

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 Katie Clark Sieben as program speaker this Thursday, Oct. 19. Clark Sieben is an economic development consultant with the City of Edina. She will speak about "The Grandview Green Project." 

Returning member Dick Teegen will be officially inducted into the club at the meeting.
The Rotary Club of Edina celebrated the club's 60th Anniversary at their meeting Oct. 5. The Diamond Jubilee was marked with a special meeting featuring a video honoring all the past presidents of the club, special recognition of the longest serving members and the membership pillars, a program on the history of the club by Edina Historical Society Executive Director Jennifer Adam and congratulatory remarks from Irene Kelly, the District 5950 Governor-Elect. For a recap of the celebration, click on the link.
Camp Enterprise, a business camp for high school students, is set for Nov. 2-4, 2017. This will be the 38th annual Camp Enterprise.
 
Sponsored by the Rotary Clubs in Districts 5950 and 5960, which covers the entire Twin Cities area, Camp Enterprise is an extensive three-day camp offering students the opportunity to participate in leadership activities focusing on the free enterprise system.
At its 60th anniversary celebration Oct. 5, the Rotary Club of Edina recognized its longest-serving members, Don Erickson and Frank Cardarelle.
 
The Rotary Club of Edina was formed in August of 1957, and its Charter Night held Oct. 7 of that year. Erickson and Cardarelle were both part of that milestone, with Erickson joining on Aug. 26, 1957, and Cardarelle joining on Aug. 27, 1957.
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. 
 
Grant applications are available online at www.EdinaRotary.org or by contacting Directors Brandon Azbill, brandon@davidazbillgroup.com, or Paul Peterson, paul@paulpeterson.com. Completed applications should be emailed to Azbill or Peterson or sent to Edina Rotary Foundation, 4801 W. 50th St., Edina, MN 55424.
The Rotary Clubs of Edina and Edina Morningside are hosting three Youth Exchange students this school year. All are attending Edina High School. Susmita Gautam, Seo-jun "Sam" Lee and Francisco "Paco" Tebar-Gomez are the students visiting Edina this school year.
 
The local Rotary clubs also helped place four Edina teens in other countries as part of the Youth Exchange program.
 
For more on the students and the Rotary Youth Exchange program, click on the link below.
The next Rotary Vocational Development Group will be Wednesday, Nov. 1. 
 
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 speaker for the Wednesday, Nov. 1, gathering will be John Paster from Edina Morningside Rotary Club. The Rotary Club of Edina and EMRC collaborate on this event.
 
 
 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Past President
Club Service (Administration) Director
Community Service—Local Funding Co-Director
Community Service—Local Funding Co-Director
Community Service—Programs Director
International Service Director
Membership—Recruitment Director
Social Director
Public Image Director
The Rotary Foundation Director
Youth Service Director
Club Administrator
 
 
 
 
 
This week's newsletter
Oct. 11, 2017 Barker
Oct 10, 2017
 
Upcoming Events
 
Rotary District 5950 Calendar Link
 
Speakers
Katie Clark Sieben
Oct 19, 2017
The Grandview Green Project
Club Assembly
Oct 26, 2017
Dan Pollock
Nov 02, 2017
Deputy Commissioner for the Minnestoa Department of Health
Area 3 Veterans Day Luncheon
Nov 09, 2017
Bearpath Golf & Country Club—Eden Prairie
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Andersen, Mike
 
Front Desk Administration
Born, Barbara
 
Front Desk-Club Service Committee member
Johnson, Susan
 
Front Desk—Prospective Member check-in
Arends, Joe
 
Greeter 1
Cook, Tom
 
Greeter 2
Steuer, Axel
 
Greeter 3 (new member)
Stiles, Susan
 
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Kalal, Kevin
 
Introduce Guests
Smith, Kenny
 
The Barker writer
Padilla, Eduardo
 
Photographer
Pavelka, Royce
 
Introduce the Speaker
Neal, Scott
 
Thank the Speaker
Hallberg, Dan