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Welcome to Rotary Club of St. Cloud
St. Cloud

Serving to change lives

We meet In Person & Online
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Holiday Inn
75 S 37th Avenue
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
United States of America
We are currently meeting both via Zoom and in person at the Holiday Inn, St Cloud.
What's Happening
This week we are saying hello to our newest President, Leigh Ann Davis! 
 
A message from our President: 
 
My name is Leigh Ann Davis, and I’m honored to be talking over as President of the Rotary Club for the upcoming year. I’ve been a member of Rotary since 2009, and I’m beyond proud of the service our club provides to our community, as well as the worldwide efforts Rotary International takes on each year. While I know many members personally, I’m looking forward to meeting more of you throughout the year.
 
Outside of Rotary, I’m the CEO of Girl Scouts of MN & WI Lakes & Pines. I’ve worked for this organization for the past 28 years. At my core, helping girls develop courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place is what I’ve done for the past 42 years. In many avenues, women are not invited to the leadership table. I’m proud to be a part of both Girl Scouts and Rotary, who see the value in women as leaders.
 
Personally, I’ve been married to my husband Gregg for the past 27 years. We have two grown children, Kelly & Lauren, who are both married and living life to the fullest. I have two grandchildren, Brayden who just turned five and Isabelle who is 15 months old. Being a grandma has quickly become one of my favorite titles. When I’m not working or spending time with my family, I take part in another love of mine, theater. I enjoy directing the musical for Rocori High School, as well as working with Great Northern Theatre Company in Cold Spring. You’ll occasionally hear me extending an invitation to see a Broadway show in Minneapolis as well.
 
I’m looking forward to serving as your President and hope we can engage in Rotary activities together in the upcoming year.
 
We want to take a moment to recognize all the hard work and happiness President Jackie Johnson has done for club. We are so grateful to have had her as our leader and are very lucky to call her our friend! Thanks Jackie! 
 
 
The kickoff to SBG! 2022 was amazing! We hope everyone has a great season! 
 
Quick reminder there will be no meeting July 5th. Have a happy and safe 4th of July! 
We are one month away from starting Summertime by George and the St. Cloud Rotary Raffle.   As most of you know this is one of the main fundraisers for the Rotary Foundation. Last year the Rotary Raffle contributed close to $30,000 dollars to the foundation.  
 
This year we are hoping to raise a similar amount for the Rotary Foundation. We are still looking for a couple more prizes for this year's Rotary Raffle prize package.  Here is a list of the current prizes for this year. 
 
  • 2 Year lease of a vehicle from Eich Motor Co. 
  • Hanson & Company Quartz Counter tops   $4000
  • First Fuel Bank $1000 of Fuel
  • YMCA 1 Year Family membership $800
  • Jennings Insurance $500 cash 
  • Chris Hauk $500 cash
  • Image Builders $500 in promotion products or clothing
  • American Door Works Free Garage Opener and installation $500
If you know of anyone that would be willing to donate either a prize or cash sponsorship, please let me know.  I can be reached at erik@eichmotor.com, work phone is 320-258-2604, or my cell phone is 320-980-3549. Your assistance with this is greatly appreciated. 
 
Just a quick reminder, SBG! kick-off is only SIX days!!
 
Have you signed up to volunteer yet? Rotarians are encouraged to volunteer for at least 5 of the 10 events (besides it's always so much fun!)
 
To sign up contact Pat Plamann, Tammy Biery, or Brian Hart.
 
Post-covid, we need to re-imagine St. Cloud Rotary and rebuild our participation in meetings and membership. To help re-energize our Club, the focus of the Membership Committee is evolving. We will be more involved than meeting once a month to review new applications for membership in the Club.
  • We will be more active in efforts to recruit, onboard and retain members in an organized manner.
  • We will play a significant role in efforts to rejuvenate, re-engage, re-energize and recommit our membership to fellowship, service and leadership in our communities. 
 
If you can commit a bit of time to helping St. Cloud Rotary grow through work on the Membership Committee, please contact Membership Director, David Borgert, at BorgertDJ@iCloud.com. However you can help, your participation will be welcomed.
We are well on our way with preparations for this year's Summertime by George! festival. We rely on the generosity of our community partners and sponsors in order to bring this much-loved event to our community.
 
First of all: Thank you to all of our sponsors -- 30 and counting -- who have already confirmed their support for SBG! Many have been with us since the very first season!
 
Secondly, I want to make you aware that there are a few open sponsorship opportunities available, each with excellent brand acknowledgments and benefits. 
  • Little Georgetown ($4,500) - one spot/exclusive open. This is our children's activity area.
  • Video Board ($2,750) - four slots open. Your 20 second silent video or 4 still images will be shown on the video board every night during the season for which we have Video Board sponsors. We currently have six nights confirmed.
We need to know as soon as possible (by Friday of this week for the T-Club, no later than the end of this month for the others) if you plan to be a sponsor so that we can include acknowledgment in our Summertime by George! promotional materials.
 
Contact Brian Hart if you would like to get on a call to discuss or if you need any other information. And thank you for all you do to make this beloved community get-together a real celebration!
 
 
I need four volunteers to host Junior Rotarians in April. Hosts will meet with their Junior Rotarians on April 5th via Zoom for 15 minutes (11:45-noon) even though the weekly meeting was moved to 5pm for the SBG! kick-off party.  
 
As a reminder, Rotary offers two scholarships of $1,000 per school participating in the Junior Rotarian program. I am also looking for volunteers to review the scholarship applications for this year.  
 
Please let me know if you are willing to help with hosting or scholarship reviews.
 
Thank you,
Tammy Biery
320-266-5060
 
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