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Jul 15, 2020
Opportunity Pathways, a Pilot program supporting low-income students attending community college
Jul 22, 2020 12:00 PM
An Introudction to the MACMH and Chilrdren's Mental Health Update
Jul 29, 2020 12:00 PM
We See You, Jew: The Story of a Personal Attack
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MURC Member Weekly Assignments
 
Date: Greeter/Note-taker/Editor

Mar 11: Ferd/Carole P/Jean

Mar 18: Carole P/Lori/Lori

Mar 25: Virginia/Carol CH/Jean

IF YOU CANNOT COMPLETE YOUR ASSIGNMENT, PLEASE FIND ANOTHER MEMBER TO TAKE YOUR PLACE. THANK YOU, EVERYONE!

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Announcements
There will be no meeting July 8.
 
President Erik  announced that the club exceeded its 2019-20 goal of $9000 for donations to The Rotary Foundation. He has set a goal for 2020-21 of $10,000.
 
Carole Peterson announced that members have donated more than $4,000 for the George Floyd Memorial Rotary Scholarship. Seven District 5950 clubs have donated. A grant application was submitted today to the District Grant Committee for an additional $10,000.
 
President Erik reported that the District is hosting a series of sessions called Conversations on Race in July and August. More details to come.
 
Bob reported that Virginia Brooke’s membership has been upgraded from shared membership to regular membership. Great news for our club. 
 
The next club board meeting is July 15 at 10:30 AM by Zoom. All members are invited.
Brag-a-Bucks

Carole  announced that she will follow up with braggarts for their contributions to the club foundation.
 
Carole thanked the members who donated for the George Floyd Memorial Rotary Scholarship.
 
Virginia bragged that Erik’s work on the use of zinc for treatment of COVID-19 has been funded by a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.
 
Jerry bragged that he is in his first day of for his past-presidency.
 
Jean thanked Erik for taking on the huge responsibility of the club presidency along with his other academic, clinical, and administrative duties.
 
Jean thanked the members who have spearheaded the George Floyd Memorial Rotary Scholarship project and to former member Stela Center who is the project leader for the Wallin Foundation.
 
Carol C-H congratulated Virginia on her new membership status. She pointed out that Jerry’s year included selling a house, buying a house, and moving twice.
 
Erik reported that on the otherwise tragic Memorial Day his article on the use of zinc for treatment of COVID-19 was published in a major scientific journal.
 
Today's Speaker
The speaker was Ellie Krug, member of the City of Lakes club and president of Human Inspiration Works. Ellie began her talk with reflections on being viewed as “other” as a transgender woman. She defined prejudice, discrimination, race, racism, white fragility, and other terms used in the conversation on racial inequities. She reviewed federal and state poverty guidelines and data on disparities in education and employment in Minnesota. She discussed some of the root causes of these disparities and approaches to addressing them.

Brag-a-Bucks

Carole  announced that she will follow up with braggarts for their contributions to the club foundation.
 
Carole thanked the members who donated for the George Floyd Memorial Rotary Scholarship.
 
Virginia bragged that Erik’s work on the use of zinc for treatment of COVID-19 has been funded by a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.
 
Jerry bragged that he is in his first day of for his past-presidency.
 
Jean thanked Erik for taking on the huge responsibility of the club presidency along with his other academic, clinical, and administrative duties.
 
Jean thanked the members who have spearheaded the George Floyd Memorial Rotary Scholarship project and to former member Stela Center who is the project leader for the Wallin Foundation.
 
Carol C-H congratulated Virginia on her new membership status. She pointed out that Jerry’s year included selling a house, buying a house, and moving twice.
 
Erik reported that on the otherwise tragic Memorial Day his article on the use of zinc for treatment of COVID-19 was published in a major scientific journal.
 
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Today's Speaker
The speaker was Ellie Krug, member of the City of Lakes club and president of Human Inspiration Works. Ellie began her talk with reflections on being viewed as “other” as a transgender woman. She defined prejudice, discrimination, race, racism, white fragility, and other terms used in the conversation on racial inequities. She reviewed federal and state poverty guidelines and data on disparities in education and employment in Minnesota. She discussed some of the root causes of these disparities and approaches to addressing them.

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