Minnetonka Rotary Club
The Spoke
The Spoke
Weekly Report
(Photographers - Various)
(Reporter -Jim Martin)
February 8, 2023
Wetlands Cafe, Eisenhower Community Center
Hopkins, Minnesota
(Editor - Mike G.)
Editor Notes
Member Submissions - See the end of The Spoke.
Next Meeting February 15, 2023 - President Mike G. called the next weekly meeting in person and Zoom for Februrary 15, 2022 at 7:30 a.m., Room 223, Eisenhower Community Center, Hopkins, MN.
New Pictures - Send to michaelcglover@comcast.net. Ed.
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. 
Upcoming Events
Weekly Member Meeting
Feb 08, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Wayzata Chilly Open - Rotary Awareness
Feb 11, 2023
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Weekly Member Meeting
Feb 15, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Minnetonka Rotary Board Meeting
August, October, Jan, Mar + May ZOOM /// July, Sept, Nov, Feb, April, +June INPERSON
Feb 17, 2023 7:30 AM
Weekly Member Meeting
Feb 22, 2023
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
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 - Jim Martin
Call to Order 7:30 a.m.by President Mike.
Tonya Andruskiewicz, our speaker.
Gloria C.


4-Way Test
International Theme
Jerald S. - Polar Plunge on 3/11/23; several Minnetonka Rotarians already registered; Restwell Mattress is announced as a donor: Safety Meeting at Tavern 4 and 5 on March 1.

Bob H. - U of M Facilities Tour, 4/29/2023;  Tour includes Huntington Bank Stadium, Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena.  Consider as part of the ticket price admission to the U of M Football Spring Game on 4/22/23.
Alexa R.  - Finalizing Rotary shirt orders and collecting payment.  If a Rotarian still wants a shirt, order form is online.
Bill S. - Membership recruitment meeting 2/16/23 at Bear Cave Brewery in downtown Hopkins.
Chris C. - Chili Open in Wayzata is 2/11/2023; still looking for volunteers to work the Minnetonka Rotary booth for 2 to 3 hour shifts starting at 10:00 a.m.
President Mike - Provided recap of Klondike Days event in Excelsior and continuing to seek a Minnetonka Rotarian to serve as the club's youth exchange chair.
Rotary Minute
None this week.  
No Raffle this week.
Happy Bucks 
Chris C. - $10 mother recovering form extended hospital stay and upcoming Happy Hour at Cheers for Beers.
Bill S. - Upcoming snowmobiling trip with friends from college
Char M. - Two weeks in the tropics with Cathy C. and family
Sara E. - Friend visiting from out of town
Mac H. - knows Sara E's. father from lumber/hardware company in Springfield, MN
Bob H. - Recognition of the passing of Sam S's father; traveling to Arizona and will be playing golf with son.
Pete G. - Ice fishing and discussion of "furries".
Cathy C. - Grateful for Zoom which allowed attendance at meeting while in the tropics.
President Mike-  $5 for visiting daughter in New York City
Floriane N. - broke arm and unable to return to attend meetings in person for a while; engage in construction of school building
Alexa R. - Commitment, support and charity of Minnetonka Rotarians Sam S. Mac H. and Bob H.  to sell socks at a recent event.
Jim M. - Fishing/snowmobiling trip to Leech Lake; parents' impending 65th wedding anniversary.
Tonya Andruskiewicz. Dandy Life & FlexAbility Fitness; current coach of Minnetonka High School track, cross county and adaptive floor hockey.

Founded "I Can Hoop" providing opportunities to play basketball for disabled individuals; owner of FlexAbility Fitness providing inclusive fitness opportunities for disabled youth and young adults; chair of West Metro Miracle League which provides adaptive baseball opportunities for disabled youngsters.
Became involved in adaptive athletics at the invitation of the greatest Minnesota Twin, Harmon Killebrew.  West Metro Miracle League is a costly endeavor due to field renovations and [steep - Ed.] rent charged by the Bennett Park Little League.
Invites Minnetonka Rotarians to become involved and for Minnetonka Rotary to consider contributing financially.
Meeting adjourned at 8:30 a.m.
Respectfully submitted, 
Jim Martin
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