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Spain, The Country of our next Exchange Student
 
I just received an email stating that our next Exchange Student will be coming from Spain
 
Let’s continue the process of looking for host families for next year.
Ako Basketball Senior Night
 
 
 
See Ako 3 point shot on Glenwood Rotary TV.

Check out the photos in the video of Senior night. Ako's team played Montevideo and won. She was recognized as a senior player that night.

Thank you for your support of our exchange student.

 
 
Glenwood Rotary TV
 
Something New.
We are still working on improving the sound, please bear with us.
 
The last meeting video is over 30 minutes long and had to be divided into three section. It's the meeting without the food and jokes. If this is too long for your enjoyment, please let me know. Your input is invaluable.
 
Over the next few meeting we will be experimenting with the concept of videoing our meeting and putting it on the website. The video will first come out on our website under the latest eMinnewaska, late Tuesday or Wednesday. An email copy will be sent over the weekend. The eMinnewaska will be update as needed on the website but only be mailed over the weekend.
 
If you would like to run a video ad please contact Lloyd Campbell.
 
What's New With Glenwood Rotary
 
Winterama
 
Mid-Term District Assembly
 
Follow up on the Mid-Term Assembly 
 
Changes in the Federal Tax Law
 
3 Point Shot
 
 
 
Rotary Friendship Exchange to Brazil  UPDATE
 
Travel to Brazil with us for 10 days during the first and second week of November, 2018.
 
This trip will be in conjunction with the Rotary District in the State of Parana, Brazil.
 
Our team will be going to the second most visited place in Brazil: IGUASSU FALLS.
 
Major cities to visit:will include:
 
Foz do Ignacio: Iguassu Falls, Itaipu Dam, Bird Park, and spend a day in a Rotarian Resort...(3 to 4 day visit)
 
Cascavel: University, Software Companies, Medical Center and an agricultural area. Also a brewery!....(3 to 4 days)
 
Toledo & Marechal Candido Rondom: 2 small towns that hold a lot of history. They have charming Italian and German heritage.
 
Guarapuava, one of the oldest cities in Brazil.
 
There will be opportunity to visit Rotary service projects.
 
We will stop in Rio de Janeiro, with a road trip to beach areas to Pantanal where you can relax, fish and enjoy the local habitat.
 
Sam Dalal, who is putting this trip together, will be coming to our club in April as a speaker to tell us more about Friendship Exchange.
 
 
Outbound Student Training
Ako attended the outbound/inbound student education training day in Roseville over the weekend. It was an all-day affair but full fun and excitement of meeting friends from the exchange program. The day started at 6:30 am with the drive to the cities and lasted until 7:00 pm with her arrival back home. A full day.
"Service before Self" New Member Summit
 
Service Above Self
Over the past three years, we added over 20 new members. It was time for our new members to get engage, take on a leadership role and make plans to take steps to shape the future of our organization. That was the purpose of the summit, to provide new members with a list of engagement opportunities as well as your feedback on how we can improve the club experience.  
 
The New Member Summit was held last week. We reviewed the Club Health Check Survey and ways of improving the club. Overall the meetings were well attended and good information was exchanged. One suggestion was that we hold a summit every six months and follow up on member engagement. More to come.
 
Mid-Term Assembly
A time to meet and network with fellow Rotarians, learn of club activities around the district, and re-energize for the rest of the year. All Rotarian are encouraged to attend, particularly club presidents and board members, Assistant Governors and District leadership.
 
The event will run from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm. A healthy breakfast and lunch will be served. (Please indicate in comments if you prefer vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free meals). There is no cost to register as it has already been included in your club's training fee.
A Day and Done / Opioid Awareness Overdose Workshop
 
Get engaged in the District Conference celebration in the Done-In-A-Day Project and the Opioid Awareness Overdose Workshop. The Done in a Day project will need additional funding and supplies to help supply items to stuff the bags.  The goal is to create 1,000 care packages for victims of sex trafficking.   There will also be a workshop on Opioid Awareness. The Guthrie Theater on May 21 is the date and location of the next District Conference. You can go to the district website or contact Lloyd for additional information.
Speakers
Mar 20, 2018
Mar 20, 2018 12:03 PM
Josh Sprague,Rotary and Opioid Epidemic
Mar 27, 2018
Sarah Boll, Pope County Human Services
Apr 03, 2018
Brie Sweeney: Heartland Girls Ranch
Apr 10, 2018
Sam Dalai: Rotary Friendship Exchange Program
Apr 17, 2018
You Better Be Here
Apr 24, 2018
Cornerstone Dignity Bags
May 01, 2018
Dr. Holte: New Orthopedic Surgeon
May 08, 2018
Becca Zwonitzer ASAP, Against Substance Abuse in Pope County
May 15, 2018
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
J. Bentley Peters
March 4
 
Rod Olson
March 22
 
David Thompson
March 23
 
Dane Ankeny
March 31
 
Spouse Birthdays
Rodney Roers
March 7
 
Anniversaries
Felix Blanco
Maggie Blanco
March 9
 
Join Date
Tim Douglass
March 16, 2005
13 years
 
Nan Haggerty
March 17, 2010
8 years
 
Kevin Klimek
March 20, 2001
17 years
 
Meeting Responsibilities
Greeter
Rajdl, Marin
 
Invocation
Nordstrom, Laura
 
Reporter/Photographer/Public Relations
Douglass, Tim
 
Secretary
Erickson, Pamela
 
Program Chair
Roers, Amy
 
Bulletin
Erickson, Pamela
 
Sergeant at Arms
Douglass, Tim
 
Social Media Director
Campbell, Lloyd
 
Russell Hampton
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