Meeting Recap - October 3, 2023
  • October 13-14 – Conference of Clubs at St. Olaf in Northfield
  • October 17 – Club meeting at noon
  • November  7 – 11 a.m. Board, noon Club meeting
  • November 11 – TRF (Foundation) Dinner, 5:30 @ The Marriott NE in Roseville
  • November 21 – noon Club meeting @ The Exchange
  • January 6 -  D5960 midterm @ Hamline U
  • April 19, 2024 – Gold Plate Dinner at Mounds View Community Center
  • Margie Horning presented a check for the District 5960 matching funds for CPY-STEM Science from Scientists at CPY. Jeff B volunteered the first day, when the scientists included an atomic scientist and a bee keeper.  Sign up online to volunteer.  Dana, Cindy and Margie are shown below.
  • Dana Rebelein was proud to present TWO Paul Harris Fellow pins today.  The first was Paul Jacobsen and the second was Edeth James.  Edeth was awarded a five-ruby pin, signifying over $6,000 in contributions to the Rotary Foundation.  Dana is shown with Paul and Edeth in the photos below.
  • REMINDER: The Club will reimburse members who attend the Rotary Foundation Celebration Dinner November 11.. Let Dana know that you (and your guest?) are going so we can sit together.
  • The Board approved contributing $750 to ”Sylvia’s Children,” the North St. Paul/Oakdale/ Maplewood Rotary Club matching grant initiative to equip a computer lab in a school for orphan children in Uganda.
  • Edeth, Vichai, Dennis and Jed are responsible for the program, invocation, raffle, and setting up and taking down the meeting site in September and October. Please let John Johnson and Jason Miller know what the programs will be.
  • Jason, Jeff, Nyle and George are responsible for November and December. Dana, Jim, Geoff and Devon have January and February; Charlie, Dave, the Jacobsen's and John J have March and April; and John O, Cindy, Mary, Nils and Susie have May and June.
  • We will sponsor 2 Irondale students at Camp Enterprise again.
  • Reminder - Guest meals are now only $15. Indicate on the order form if you prefer cole slaw or salad to fries, and any necessary dietary requirements.
     Patty Hall spoke about the Water for Schools matching grant to which we are a contributing Club. Led by the White Bear Lake Rotary Club, the project will provide borehole wells for three primary schools in Iganga District, Uganda. The WBL Rotary Club enlisted 16 Clubs from multiple Districts (13 in 5960) to complete a $23,397 District Grant.  H2O For Life will provide additional financial support.
     The project will provide clean water for the 2400 students in the 3 schools and their families. Handwashing stations and hygiene education are included. There will be a fund for maintaining the wells and training community management teams.
     Ed. Note: Longtime NBMV Club members will recall being involved with Highview Middle School when H2O for Life was started back in the day. The program was featured in an issue of The Rotarian Magazine.  Kudos to Patty Hall and all who started and sustained that amazing NGO!  Patty and Edeth are pictured below.
Oct 17, 2023 12:00 PM
Nov 07, 2023 12:00 PM
The Rotary Foundation
Nov 21, 2023 12:00 PM
Dec 05, 2023 12:00 PM
Sylvia's Children
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