MURC Newsletter
June 23, 2021
Jul 14, 2021 12:00 PM
A Reasonable Doubt On Jury Trials
Jul 21, 2021 12:00 PM
Providing Safe Drinking Water in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Uganda
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Weekly Member Assignments Date: 
Greeter, Note-taker, Editor
June 30 - Erin, TBD, TBD
July 7 - No Meeting
If you cannot complete your assignment, please find another member to take over your duties.  Thank you, Everyone!
Russell Hampton
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  • The MURC meeting on Wednesday, June 30th, will be a Club Assembly  for members only.  Members will discuss their vision for the club during the next Rotary year, which begins on July 1, 2021, and will discuss roles and responsibilities.  Please plan to attend!
  • The MURC reached its goal of donating $10,000 to Rotary International during the current Rotary year, which ends June 30th.  Well done!
  • "Reimagining Public Safety in Cities Across America"  A virtual meeting will be held featuring special guest, Anthony Smith, of Cities United.  This will be a discussion, so come and share your perspective and ideas on Thursday, June 24th, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CST.
  • Please RSVP at EventBrite:
  • Hosted jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Minneapolis, Harlem, and Topeka.
  • Erik spend a weekend in western Montana, where he found fresh bear tracks in the snow; he was reminded to carry bear spray!
  • Cristina welcomed Makayla Schwieg to the call, who works with Cristina and was interested in the speaker for today, as well as our club generally.  Glad to have Mikayla with us today!
  • Jerry talked about his recent 30-mile bike ride, during which he enjoyed lots of nature and wildlife; he saw eagles and eaglets, great blue heron, and lots of lakes and rivers.  He is heading to the North Shore soon for trout fishing.
  • Bob welcomed new members Rich Berkley and Tsehai and Lyle, as well as our visitor Makayla.
Rotary Service Opportunities

Local Opportunities:

1)  Meal Packing for Feed My Starving Children, 990 Lone Oak Road, Suite 136, Eagan, MN 55121. Optional post-event luncheon at Chili's Restaurant, 3625 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan 55112.  Date to be determined. 

2) Mentoring an Immigrant Family through International Institute of Minnesota.  Date to be determined. 

Contact person: John Bantle (612-385-3571;

Regional, National, and International Opportunities: To Be Announced

TODAY'S SPEAKER - Dan Cariveau
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, spoke about the ecology, evolution and conservation of wild, native bees.  Fascinating!  
Thank you, Dan!
Bulletin Editor
Lori Simpson
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