Southdale Center manager to speak Jan. 11
The Rotary Club of Edina will welcome Judy Tullius as the program speaker at the Thursday, Jan. 11, meeting. Tullius is the general manager at Southdale Center in Edina. 
Kelley Burnett will give her Classification Talk at the meeting.
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Chamber/Rotary Mixer set for Jan. 18

WHAT: Prospective member event sponsored by the Rotary Club of Edina, the Edina Morningside Rotary Club and the Edina Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber/Rotary Mixer will be a fun evening of connection and cross pollination. All Rotarians and Chamber members should bring a guest to the gathering. Guests will learn more about these great local organizations, and have a chance to network with membership. There will be complimentary appetizers and a cash bar.
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18
WHERE: Edina Country Club
WHO: Rotarians, Chamber members and non-members are welcome to attend and see if Rotary or Chamber membership is for you. There are no hard sells or formal pitches--just a chance to meet great people in our community.
REGISTRATION: Go to the Chamber website and register yourself and any guests. 
INFO: Contact Erica Hollom at the Chamber at or Greg Yoch at​ for more details.

Rotary Bowling Night is set for Feb. 3

Save the date for the 2018 Rotary Bowling Night!

WHAT: Edina Rotary Annual Bowling Event!
WHEN: Saturday Feb. 3—check-in at 4:30 p.m., bowling starts at 5 p.m. Tables will be reserved at 4 p.m. for dining before bowling.
WHERE: Park Tavern in St. Louis Park, our third year at this great venue.
WHO: Bring your significant other and join your fellow Rotarians in a night of bowling! 
INFO: Register online here. For more information, contact Sutton McGraw.


Letter bag
Thank you so much for the generous donation of gifts that [the Rotary Club of Edina] made to the families CornerStone serves. We are so grateful for the ongoing support and partnership of the Edina Rotary Club!

With gratitude,
Courtney Poja
Director of Advancement
In review
The Rotary Club of Edina's first meeting of 2018 featured a familiar face as program speaker. Longtime Edina Rotarian Thom Winninger spoke about "Discovering Your True DNA, Finding Your Call in Your Work." 
Jack Kennefick was honored by Ed Padilla and The Rotary Foundation Director David Clynes as a Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation.
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Upcoming Events
Prospective Member Day
Edina Country Club
Jan 18, 2018
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Edina Chamber/Rotary Prospective Member Event
Edina Country Club
Jan 18, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
District 5950 Mid-Term Assembly
Crown College
Jan 27, 2018
7:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Women of Rotary gathering
Home of Lisa Walker
Jan 29, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Rotary Club of Edina Bowling Night!
Park Tavern
Feb 03, 2018
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Rotary Happy Hour/VDG featuring Ken Andersen
The Mezz, Byerly's
Feb 07, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Jan. 4, 2018 Meeting Responsibilities
Front Desk
Brewer, André
Front Desk-Club Service Committee member
Kvale, Deirdre
Front Desk—Prospective Member check-in
Buettner, Steve
Greeter 1
Hallberg, Dan
Greeter 2
Solberg, John
Greeter 3 (new member)
Smith, Stefan
Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Four-Way Test
Loberg, Shelly
Introduce Guests
Asato, San
The Barker writer
Smith, Kenny
Hennen, Dan
Introduce the Speaker
Wenner, Nate
Thank the Speaker
Jones, Les
Executives & Directors
President Elect
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

The Edina Country Club will serve beef stew or Mandarin orange chicken salad at the Thursday, Jan. 11, Rotary Club of Edina meeting.

The Rotary Club of Edina's Administrator, Jennifer Garske, works part time Monday through Friday, and attends the Rotary meetings on Thursdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. to answer questions. Contact her at or leave a message on the Rotary cell phone at 612-875-3109.