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 present the eighth-annual “Chrysanne Manoles Women In Leadership Award" at this week's meeting, on Thursday, May 25. Chrysanne Manoles was the first female member of our club, and is still active in Rotary today. In Manoles’ honor and to celebrate the work of women in the community, the Rotary Club of Edina established an annual women’s leadership award in 2008.
New member Jennifer Shinners will be officially inducted into the Rotary Club of Edina at the meeting. And Rotarian Theresa Bea Halverson will give her classification talk at the meeting.
For more on the award, click on the link below...
The Rotary Club of Edina recently awarded scholarships to two Edina High School graduates.

Sofia Garduno and Abdigani Abdulkadir were each given $1,250 scholarships at a special breakfast at the Church of St. Patrick Friday, May 19. The presentation was made by the club’s Youth Service Director, Sam Thompson.

WHAT: Celebrate 60 years of Rotary at the 2017 Edina Rotary Diamond Jubilee Gala

WHEN: Sept. 23, 2017

WHERE: Sheraton Bloomington Hotel (formerly Sofitel)

*Featured Entertainment will be Deuces Wild!

Rotary Club of Edina member Sandra Schley was awarded the Service Above Self Award at the Rotary District 5950 Conference Friday, April 28! Here she is accepting the award from District 5950 Governor Mark Hegstrom at the conference. This award from Rotary International is only given to 150 Rotarians worldwide each year.
Congratulations Sandy! 
Periodically we feature a newer member of the Rotary Club of Edina on our website and in our newsletter. The Rotary Club of Edina welcomed André Brewer as a member in October 2016. André's sponsor to the club was Sam Cote.
Click on the link below to get to know André...
The Edina Rotary Foundation recently awarded nearly $25,000 in grants to 15 local organizations. The organizations have been visiting our weekly meetings to pick up the grant checks and share stories about their organizations and the people who will benefit from the funds. 
Money for grants awarded by the Edina Rotary Foundation is raised at an annual fall fundraiser and gala and donations made throughout the year.
Monday evening, April 3, the City of Edina held the 38th annual Volunteer Awards Reception. This is an opportunity for organizations to recognize outstanding volunteers each year. The Edina Rotary Club recognized Gary Pedersen as Rotarian of the Year for his work on the International Service project in Escuintla, Guatemala.

Also at the reception, Camp Enterprise was recognized with the Mayor’s Service To Youth Commendation. And the Mayor’s Outstanding Senior Commendation was awarded to Rotarian Frank Cardarelle, for serving as liaison for the Rotary Club of Edina and the Edina Historical Society for 48 years. 
For more on the awards, click on the link below...
The next Rotary Vocational Development Group will be Wednesday, June 7.
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.
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
This week's newsletter
May 24, 2017 Barker
May 24, 2017
Upcoming Events
Rep. Dario Anselmo
Jun 01, 2017
District 49A
Jerry Rubino
Jun 08, 2017
Musician, conductor, educator
Rotary Family Picnic
Jun 15, 2017
Bryant Lake Park, Eden Prairie
No regular noon meeting
Jun 15, 2017
Rotary Family Picnic is at 5 p.m. at Bryan Lake Park in Eden Prairie
Richard Pitino
Jun 22, 2017
Head Coach, University of Minnesota Men's Basketball Team
Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Tengdin, Sonja
Greeter 1
Swendsen, Mary
Greeter 2
Tankenoff, Scott
Greeter 3 (new member)
Halverson, Theresa
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Harberts, Renee
Introduce Guests
Carter, Bill
The Barker writer
Loberg, Shelly
Introduce the Speaker
Manoles, Chrysanne
Thank the Speaker
Bach, Thomas