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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Tim Mulcrone and our own Tom McNellis will be the program speakers at the Thursday, Sept. 28, Rotary Club of Edina meeting. They will speak about The Rotary Foundation's PolioPlus program. Mulcrone is the Rotary District 5950 Polio Chair, a post he has held for six years. He is a member of the Chanhassen Rotary Club. McNellis is a longtime Rotary Club of Edina member and a Major Donor to TRF.
 
New members Jake Johnson and Dave Phillips will be officially inducted into the club at the meeting.
 
 
Join us in celebrating the Rotary Club of Edina's 60th anniversary! We will celebrate 60 years of Service Above Self (1957–2017) Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Edina Country Club. Our Charter Members and Past Presidents will be recognized and Edina Historical Society Executive Director Jennifer Adam will give a presentation on the Club's history. 
 
We are asking all members and guests to register so we can plan for the event. Please go here to register before Friday, Sept. 29.
 
For more information, contact Jennifer Bennerotte.
The next Rotary Vocational Development Group will be Wednesday, Nov. 1. There will be no happy hour in October. 
 
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.
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 Club of Edina is collecting sewing and knitting supplies to create a sewing center in Uganda near one of the largest refugee camps in the world. Donations can be dropped off at the Edina Chamber of Commerce, 3300 Edinborough Way, or at the club’s weekly 12:15 p.m. Thursday meeting at the Edina Country Club, 5100 Wooddale Ave.

The project is being spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Maple Grove. Rotarians are collecting sewing machines, fabric, thread, needles, scissors, buttons, yarn, knitting needles, crochet hooks and other sewing, knitting and crocheting supplies.
The Rotary Club of Edina is supporting a project of the Rotary Club of Minneapolis to build female pit latrines and washing facilities at a school in South Sudan and distribute sanitary pad kits and teach a feminine hygiene course to female students there.
 
The Rotary Club of Edina will contribute $2,000 toward the construction and education project, which is estimated to cost $15,000. The project is scheduled to begin in October and be complete by June 1, 2018.
Recent Edina High School graduate Nate Zachman was recently presented a $1,000 scholarship from the Rotary Clubs of Edina and Edina Morningside. The clubs
annually present a scholarship to a student who had participated and excelled in the Students Taking Renewed Interest in the Value of Edina (STRIVE) program at the high school.
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 Ian Colville as a member in May 2016. Ian's sponsor to the club was Josh Sprague. Click on the link for more about Ian...
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 Theresa Bea Halverson as a member in March 2017. Theresa's sponsor to the club was Sutton McGraw. Click on the link to read more about Theresa...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
Sept. 20, 2017 Barker
Sep 20, 2017
 
Upcoming Events
 
Rotary District 5950 Calendar Link
 
Speakers
Tom McNellis and Tim Mulcrone
Sep 28, 2017
The Rotary Foundation PolioPlus
Edina Historical Society and Frank Cardarelle
Oct 05, 2017
Edina Rotary 60th Year Anniversary
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Amundson, Luther
 
Greeter 1
Christensen, Joe
 
Greeter 2
Thomas, Skip
 
Greeter 3 (new member)
Rolstad, Bonnie
 
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Johnson, Doug
 
Introduce Guests
Sprague, Josh
 
The Barker writer
Norman, Michael
 
Photographer
Jessen, Mark
 
Introduce the Speaker
Asato, San
 
Thank the Speaker
Hansen, Heather