Our guests today were both Rotarains, Bob Tholkes (Fridley/Columbia Heights) and Marv Sorvala (Roseville).
Our district is holding its annual Mid-Term Assembly/Leadership Academy January 30 and January 31, 2015.  Its being held in Roseville, so there's no excuse not to attend some or all of the event.  Check it out and sign up online at http://rotary5960.org/showDoc.cfm?pObject=561&pMenuTop=0
Mark your calendars on Tuesday, Feb 3rd, 4:30-7:00PM, for our Rotary Day Event, celebrating our community volunteers.  The event will be in lieu of our regular club meeting on that day.  We'll have a taco bar, beverages and lots of fun and fellowship.  If you'd like to share your thoughts about this event, there will be a planning meeting on December 16th, 11:00AM at Risdall Marketing.
Now that Thanksgiving is over, its time to think about our Rotary Christmas Party.  If you would like to host the party, or help plan it, contact the Fun Committee (Beverly, Paul, Jim or Dave).
Bev Aplikowski introduced her good friend, and today's speaker, Dorothy Fleming.  Dorothy was ably assisted by her husband, Mike.  Dorothy's topic for her presentation was: "The Happiest Season: A Walk through Movie Memories".  Dorothy reviewed several familiar, and some not so familiar Christmas-themed movies, focusing on the moral and emotional themes that make us watch them over and over again.  Dorothy and Mike are also very interested in the homes which were a focal point for many of these classic films and have made several road trips to see and sometimes tour these iconic residences.  Check out Dorothy's web site at http://www.justdorothy.com/
Dorothy and Mike are pictured with Bev below.