Minnetonka Rotary Club
The Spoke
The Spoke
Weekly Report
(Photographers - Various)
(Reporter - Ryan R.)
June 5, 2024
The Marsh, Second Floor, Minnetonka, Minnesota
(Editor - Mike G.)
Editor Notes
Member Submissions - See the end of The Spoke.
Next Meeting June 12, 2024 - President Tony N. called the next weekly meeting in person and Zoom at The Marsh, 15000 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN.
New Pictures - Send to michaelcglover@comcast.net. Ed.
************* See Social and Service Activities Below **************
From the Members and Archives
IMPORTANT UPDATE to Upcoming Events Below
Important - Check with meeting leaders to confirm date, time and location information for all events below. 
Social - Shared Meal - Duke's on 7
Dukes on 7
Jun. 13, 2024 6:00 p.m.
Social - Trivia & Beer at Bearcave
Bear Cave Brewing
Jun. 17, 2024
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Foundation Board Meeting - Zoom
Jun. 20, 2024 11:00 a.m.
Minnetonka Rotary Board Meeting
Jun. 28, 2024 7:30 a.m.
View entire list
Happy Bucks and Polio Pitcher Donations
Please send your Happy Buck and Polio Pitcher donations to Mac  H. as follows:
Mac Hardin
Minnetonka Rotary Club
12926 Rutledge Circle
Minnetonka, MN   55305
Rotary International Foundation
Please send your end of year donations to Chris Rosenlund as follows:
          Chris Rosenlund
          8672 Meadowvale Drive
          Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Meeting Minutes - Ryan R. .
Molly on zoom.
Scott N. - A heart filled story about a friend that is an immigrant.  That works as a bank teller saving money to help spread much needed medical care back home, building a pharmacy and working on building a clinic.  Love those in front of you.


4-Way Test
International Theme
Tony N. - 5 polio cases, updated vaccinations, reminder and discussion about the upcoming deadline (next week) to receive a match on our polio $ in memory of Eldin Tessman. June 22 5pm Maynards passing of the gavel Tony to Alissa celebration 
Glen J.  - extending thanks from Can Do K9, ICA, Resource west and maybe one other I missed.  Passed around thank yous.  
Jennifer S. - Ideas for fundraising like Pete hosting a pottery event and selling tickets
Mike G. - This year's golf fundraiser goal is $50,000. Each member is suggested to raise $750.00 for the event (not going to be keeping track of this but a guide to help us achieve our goal) With donations for baskets/silent auctions, raffle ticket sales, golfing, sponsorships... 
Bill S. - We need beer.  Ask your local brewery or liquor store for donations.  Still need 6 growlers
Ann W.  - 9 baskets complete, still need some donations and people to sign up.  Booze buckets will be made up in August 
Mark M. - Summer fest coming up June 22 
Jerald S. - Jewelry Works (Ryan R.) is this years title sponsor for the golf event 
Alexa R. - July 10th during Wednesday's meeting we will celebrate Tony's run as President. Thursday June 13th Dinner at Dukes 6pm.  Trivia at Bear Cave Brewing June 17 at 6:30pm
New Member Induction
None this week.
Rotary Minute
None this week.
Terry S.  [Winner! Ed.]
Foundation Award Checks
None this week.
Happy Bucks
Bill S. - Happy for Tony's year of leading the group as President.  Standing ovation!
Shauna K. - Happy to be going to Alaska on Vacation.
Terry A. - House stuff.
Scott N. - Looking for a laptop for his friend that is starting the clinic.
Tony N, - Successful fishing trip on Winnibigosh.
Paul Harris Award
None this week.
Glen J - He grew up in South Minneapolis. He attended De La Salle High School and University Of Minnesota.  He has been married 48 years with two sons, one granddaughter and three grandsons He has worked in a variety of different jobs including; Life insurance, car rental, EDS, UnitedHealth group and Best Buy.  He retired 8 years ago.  He enjoys Rotary, Men's Shed, Going to (and working on) his cabin on Farm Island Lake.  He shared family photos and Son's Sheikh wedding, a 3 day event.  
Tracy S. - Executive Director at Resource West.  It's an honor to be in Minnetonka Rotary.   She is Married (Dominique) With four kids.  She attended UMD where she ran Cross Country and Track.  She studied Psychology and Youth Education.  She was a part of UMD serve where she volunteered to help youth and families.  She transferred to U of M and joined the rowing team.  She also joined the University of YMCA  and became coordinator for youth mentorship She has worked for Lifetime, United healthcare, Selling insurance, stock market and non profit.  
Tony N. - Polio - $44, Happy Bucks - $42
Submitted by Ryan R.
Member Submissions
None this week.
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