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 of America

(612) 234-7390
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The Rotary Club of Edina will present the 2019 Chrysanne Manoles Women In Leadership Award at its May 23 meeting. The award is given out each year to a deserving female leader in the community. The award is named after Rotary Club of Edina's first female member, Chrysanne Manoles. The Rotary Club of Edina presented Lexi Reed Holtum with its 2018 Chrysanne Manoles Women In Leadership Award. She will speak at the May 23 meeting.

It's time for the Spring Fireside Chats! We have four events scheduled for Rotarians to attend May 21 through May 24. All Fireside Chats begin at 7 p.m.

The gathering are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, May 22—home of Tim Murphy, 9110 225th St W, Lakeville. Register here.
Thursday, May 23—home of Gordy Lewis, 6824 Chapel Lane, Edina. Register here.
Friday, May 24—home of Paul Mooty, 5320 Kelsey Terrace, Edina. Register here.


Rotaract clubs consist of young professionals between the ages of 18 and 30 to take action in their communities, develop their leadership and professional skills, and have fun. Our next meeting will be held at 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 30 at The Mezz, 7171 France Ave S, Edina 55435  
This meeting will feature a preview session of Dale Carnegie led by Bridget Hallstrom, Dale Carnegie strategic account executive, who will lead an interactive session where you will learn to:
  • Learn a process to build relationships and improve memory skills
  • Review the 5 Drivers of Success
  • Understand the Dale Carnegie Course and how it could impact you
Put the date on your calendar and watch your email for more details.

The Rotary Club of Edina will hold a Make-A-Meal event at Cornerstone from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019. At this Community Service Committee project, volunteers will prepare and serve a meal for 50 to 60 Cornerstone clients and their children. Cornerstone is located at 1000 E. 80th St., Bloomington.

This event needs 10 volunteers. Register here. Note that Cornerstone has a no children policy for their volunteers. They were a 2019 recipient of an Edina Rotary Foundation local grant and look forward to our meeting our visiting volunteers. 

He brought to our club his message of homelessness and his efforts to build relationships and bring safety to those in need. MPD Homeless Liason, Sgt. Grant Snyder's words and actions had a profound impact on many of our members. We are working out the details to help the Minneapolis Police Department serve those who are in need a hot breakfast on a Saturday morning. Please set the date and time of Saturday, June 15, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to help Sgt. Snyder and his team prepare, serve and clean up breakfast service in a downtown open lot in Minneapolis. We will be serving breakfast with the Minneapolis police to roughly 100 homeless individuals and families. Please contact Ann Platt with any questions. 
Rotary Club of Edina Family Picnic is set for Thursday June 20th at Centennial Lakes Parks Hughes Pavilion, 7499 France Ave South, Edina, 55435.  952-833-9583.    The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and go until 8:30 p.m. The picnic will take the place of our regular Rotary meeting that week. Register here.
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Club Service (Administration) Director
Community Service—Local Funding Co-Director
Community Service—Local Funding Co-Director
Community Service—Local Projects Director
International Service Director
Membership Director
Public Image Co-Director
Public Image Co-Director
The Rotary Foundation Director
Social Director
Youth Service Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
Edina Rotary Foundation Board Director
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This week's newsletter
May 21, 2019 Barker
May 21, 2019
Upcoming Events
Rotary District 5950 Calendar Link
Women in Leadership
May 23, 2019
2019 Women in Leadership Award presented
Jon Malinski
Jun 06, 2019
Vineyard owner, entrepreneur
Angela Champagne-From
Jun 13, 2019
My Personal Sexual Assault Story
Rotary Family Picnic
Jun 20, 2019
No regular meeting that day
Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Ries, Erick
Front Desk Administration
Michalski, Rebecca
Greeter 1
Hennen, Dan
Greeter 2
Solberg, John
Meeting Host 1
Walker, Lisa
Meeting Host 2
Wenner, Nate
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Barnett, Jon
The Barker writer
Cote, Sam
Introduce Guests
McGraw, Sutton
Kupper, Marty
Introduce the Speaker
Bennerotte, Jennifer
Introduce the Speaker II
Manoles, Chrysanne
Thank the Speaker
Morrison, Jean