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Glenwood Student Exchange Update 
Check out Ako on FaceBook. Ako had a busy weekend. She represented Japan and our club at the Country Fair in the cities then she performed in the school choir Christmas program.
Some other important upcoming dates:
 New Years celebrations!!
New Host family, around the first week of the year.
 
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Club Health Survey
The survey will close  12/12.  Please take 3 minutes out of your day and take the Glenwood Rotary Club Health Check Up. How are we doing? What would you like to see changed? What should we be doing? Over the next few weeks we will be send out, via the newsletter, a short survey reviewing the health of our club. If there are some concerns that you would like to see surveyed please email Lloyd.
 
New Members
Do you want to know more about the new faces at rotary? Over the next few weeks we will have a short story about our new members. 
Board Meeting Agenda
Upcoming Board Meeting, 12-12-17, GrandStay Hotel 7am (Yes that’s AM).
Items to be discussed....
A) Flower Pots! What should we do about the “POTS” for the upcoming year and the future.  
B) Student Exchange Program update
C) New Member Summit and Membership
D) Chartering a New Club
E) How do we implement the concept of “Service Above Self “ in our club
F) New VP??? If you are not at the meeting...you will be selected.
G) Lunch Selection
H) Survey Results
 
If there is anything you would like to add please contact either Mary or Grant!
Glenwood Rotary News
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.  New Members Summit. An Opportunity to learn more about Rotary for new members(Less then 2 years). Stay tune for upcoming date and time.
 
2. Get active and learn more about Glenwood Rotary! Sign up for one of our committees, Club, Membership, Community, Foundation, International, Vocational and Programs. See Mary or one of the program chairs for
Membership--------Dane Ankeny
Community----------Laura Nordstrom
Foundation----------Kevin Klimek
International--------Amy Roers
Vocational-----------Jeanne Kramer
Program Chair------Amy Roers*
 
3.  Youth Exchange Family...We have (2) two host family for our Youth Exchange Student, we need (1) one more families to complete the year.  Please contact either Lloyd or Amy for additional leads or information.
 
4. PLEASE LET JILL KNOW BY MONDAY IF YOU WANT SALAD FOR LUNCH.
 
 
 
 
 
Rotarian of the Month

Rotarian of the Month 

Mike Holland
Raised on a farm in Stevens County, graduated from Morris High School.  Received further vocational education in Nursery and Landscape Management.  Worked for several years in the metro area for landscape nurseries before purchasing a greenhouse and floral business in Wisconsin which he and his wife LaVonne ran for three years.  They returned to Minnesota in 1979 and purchased Glenwood Floral and Greenhouses.  Mike and LaVonne had a successful run of their business for 38 years.  In the year 2000 the Hollands started Holland Storage.  Mike is now retired from the greenhouse business but stays active with the storage business.  Mike has served on various board for the City and the County and Glenwood Lutheran Church.  He is also on the advisory board for WCRORC in Morris.
Mike and LaVonne have three children Sarah, and twins Matthew and Daniel, and five grandchildren.  Mike has been active in Rotary since 1987 and has served as Treasurer and Secretary.  The rose sale and the street flower pots have been projects that Mike has helped with.  

 

Speakers
Jan 23, 2018
Minnewaska Wrestling Team: Chip and Dane
Jan 30, 2018
Curt Ogdahl: 2018 Tax Law Updates
Feb 06, 2018
Brad Vold: Dorrich Dairy
Feb 13, 2018
Feb 20, 2018
Feb 27, 2018
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Spouse Birthdays
Kathleen Damstrom
January 12
 
Anniversaries
Neil Nelson
Kayla Nelson
January 23
 
Join Date
John Stone
January 1, 1977
41 years
 
Mary Krueger
January 26, 2005
13 years
 
Dave Iverson
January 30, 2001
17 years
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Greeter
Quelle, Chad
 
Invocation
Kramer, Jeanne
 
Reporter/Photographer/Public Relations
Douglass, Tim
 
Secretary
Erickson, Pamela
 
Program Chair
Roers, Amy
 
Bulletin
Erickson, Pamela
 
Sergeant at Arms
Roth, Todd
 
Social Media Director
Campbell, Lloyd
 
Russell Hampton
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