The Rotary Spoke
Rotary Club of Minnetonka



by Patty Acomb


Rotary Minute

Cathy Carlson








New Member


Happy Bucks

Jacob Milner


Phil Losacker

Maggie Schneider

Memorial Blood Center




Upcoming Events


Meeting Responsibilities

Aug. 29, 2018

Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.

August 22, 2018

Interact (for students 12-18) and Rotaract (for folks 18-30) are key in Rotary Building Responsible Youth

Katie Williams introduced our new exchange student Mayuka Asai – from Japan.

She taught members Hello in Japanese.

Frank Babka will give Mayuka a tour of downtown MPLS this week.


Other guests - not recorded




Ryan Johnson drew card for $110 – but did not win


Nancy Davis
- The Club’s BOD meeting was Aug 17 – lots of discussions but no motions.
-The new Club Website is up and running (including the club calendar):
-The Golf Fund Raiser registration and payment site is up and running. Let Alexa know if you have a problem.
- the club’s 28 year Charter Night will be in Oct (date not yet established)
Jerald Stiel – Turn in any sold Fund Raising ticket and tickets you don’t plan to sell (so they can be available if needed).
Reminder - get your Auction Baskets ready and bring Fully Assembled Baskets to Glen Lake Golf Club Sept 13.
Chris Leick – The club packed 250 backpacks at Resource West yesterday. More will be done today.
Mark Marlin – Mark your calendars for Rock the Ridgedale Sept 22 4:00-10:00. We will need lots of folks for the 2 shifts.
Guy Marzano – Club Membership Committee Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 20th at Guy’s house.
Jacob Millner presented a $1,250 check to Resource West (Tarrah Palm) for their Winter Warm Wear program. Tarrah mentioned that this
program can lead to other assistance Resource West can offer.
Chris Rosenlund presented Ryan Johnson his Paul Harris Fellow+3 and Glen Juntti’s +5 pins.
Welcome to Rick Seaberg! – The club size is now 63.
Lenny’s Newman has 1 more week before his son before goes back to college.
Katie Fisek has signed up to go the Rotary International convention in Germany with her daughter.
Roger Johnson’s friend that suffered a heart attack (which caused them to cancel a Harley trip to the Rocky Mountains) is doing well.
Regina is headed to a family reunion in Mississippi.
Mary Tambornino’s grand-daughter is coming back from China. If you need a Asian Language translator – look her up.
Apologies to other Happy Bucks, they were too numerous to capture.
Maggie began donating blood in high school & college.
Then she was in a serious car with many broken bones and internal injuries.   She was fortunate to be wearing a seat belt & that a nurse that stopped to help.   Over 1 ½ years she had 32 corrective procedures and required 60 units of blood.  She has since begun working at the Memorial Blood Center.
15% of the Memorial Blood Center blood is donated by students. That results in a shortage of blood during the summer months when school is out.
The Memorial Blood Center is in the top 10 centers in the nation. Donor can only give every 56 days and the blood is only usable for 42 days. The Center works with other Centers to effectively manage their blood supply.
Know you blood type – If you don’t know Phil & Maggie will be at the State Fair (by Kare 11) and can test your blood .
Bob Hersmann also noted that if your blood is also CMS negative it can be used for pre-mature babies – so know this as well.
New Member Rick Seaberg
Ryan Johnson - Paul Harris Fellow +3
Glen Juntti - Paul Harris Fellow +5
Get your picture here when you donate!
Upcoming Events
Club meeting
Eisenhower Community Center
Aug 29, 2018 7:30 AM
Club meeting
Eisenhower Community Center
Sep 05, 2018 7:30 AM
Club meeting
Eisenhower Community Center
Sep 12, 2018 7:30 AM
Raffle Sales
Sep 13, 2018
8:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Golf Fundraiser
Glen Lake Golf Course
Sep 13, 2018 1:30 PM
Links and Libations - Golf Charity Event
Sep 13, 2018
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Club meeting
Eisenhower Community Center
Sep 19, 2018 7:30 AM
Membership Committee Meeting
Guy's House
Sep 20, 2018
Board meeting
Minnetonka Commons
Sep 21, 2018 7:30 AM
Johnny Holm Concert Fundraiser
Ridgedale Shopping Center
Sep 22, 2018
Meeting Responsibilities
Presiding Officer
Davis, Nancy
Sargeant At Arms
Carlson, Cathy
Sargeant At Arms
Babka, Frank
Sargeant At Arms
Hoppe, Karen
Juntti, Glen
Johnson, Scott
Walker, Diana
Knab, Bill
Happy Bucks
Millner, Jacob
Sebold, Molly
Club Information
Welcome to the Minnetonka Rotary Club !
Building Responsible Youth
We meet Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
Eisenhower Community Center
1001 Highway 7 in Room 233
( above portico entrance )
Hopkins, MN  55305
United States
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