Jan 31, 2017
Days for Girls International
Feb 07, 2017
Feb 14, 2017
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Upcoming Events
Midterm Assembly
Earle Brown Center
Jan 28, 2017
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Days for Girls International Sew-A-Thon
Glenwood United Parish Church
Jan 31, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Glenwood Rotary Board Meeting
Lakeside Ballroom
Feb 08, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meeting Responsibilities
Redding, Alissa
Nordstrom, Laura
Reporter/Photographer/Public Relations
Douglass, Tim
Erickson, Pamela
Program Chair
Campbell, Lloyd
Erickson, Pamela
Sergeant at Arms
Roth, Todd
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
5950 Jeopardy


What do you know about Rotary? What do you know about Rotary District 5950?.....So brush up on your Rotary knowledge as Irene Kelly will put you to task with 5950 District version of the popular game show "Jeopardy. THIS IS JUST FUN!!!
Brush up on your Rotary knowledge as Irene Kelly will put you to task with 5950 District version of the popular game show "Jeopardy". This is just FUN!!! - See more at:
Days for Girls International

Days for Girls International empowers women and girls around the globe providing sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education. Judy Johnson will be speaking at our club on January 31 about empowering women on the international level. After the rotary meeting, there will be a  Sew-A-Thon at Glenwood United Parish Church from 5:00 pm til 7:30 pm, refreshment will be served. The Sew-A-Thon will give you the opportunity to make and assemble some of the sustainable feminine hygiene products that will be donated to young girls in third world countries around the world. (You do not need to know how to saw, just have a passion to help empower young girls and women from around the world)

STRIVE for Excellence
Youth mentoring is a key part of many Rotary clubs’ service efforts.  What better way have we to make an impact upon our communities, an impact that will last for generations to come!
STRIVE is a youth mentoring program that was developed by White Bear Lake Rotarian Don Mooney.  He started the program in his local high school, and soon thereafter his Rotary club picked up on it.  Since that time STRIVE has migrated to Rotary clubs throughout the world.
While STRIVE and other youth mentoring programs will vary from club to club, a common STRIVE model includes:
  • inviting the bottom third of the high school senior class to be matched with a Rotary mentor,
  • meeting at a STRIVE group at the school monthly,
  • awarding scholarships based upon % improvement in cumulative GPA
  • holding an awards banquet for STRIVE students and their families.
Each year those clubs managing a STRIVE program will experience at least a few real life-changing turnarounds for their students.  One student, when asked by a Rotarian what about the STRIVE program worked for her, answered: “My parents knew I was a loser, my counselors knew I was a loser, my teachers knew I was a loser…but you didn’t.”
Railroad Overpass Update

Railroad Overpass Update

County Commissioner Gordy Wagner updated us on the progress of the TH55 Railroad Overpass project. The Commissioner noted the importance of stressing the local safety concerns and keeping this project in front of the state and federal legislators. Commissioner Wagner presented an updated map of the project and each present rotarian signed a petition asking to move the project forward.