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Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Olena Morhun fled with three of her children and made her way to Puławy, Poland. There they were welcomed by Krystyna Wilczyńska-Ciemięga, one of many Rotary members who have opened their homes to refugees.

Rotary Projects Around the Globe - October 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, and New Zealand.

A new weapon against polio

A modified vaccine offers hope that eradication is closer than ever.

Register now for World Polio Day 2022

Register now for World Polio Day 2022World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond: A healthier future for mothers and children, will be held virtually and in-person on 21-22 October in Geneva, Switzerland. The event will highlight the status of polio eradication and address the

Mobile clinic delivers free healthcare for Wisconsin’s underserved communities

Rotary clubs in District 6250 (Wisconsin and Minnesota, USA) have donated a mobile clinic to St. Clare Health Mission, a community organization in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that provides primary and specialty health care services at no cost for those without access to insurance.

Club Information
Welcome to Mound-Westonka Rotary Club!
Mound-Westonka

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 11:45 AM
Lafayette Club
2800 Northview Road
Minnetonka Beach, MN 55391
United States of America
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. NOTE: Lafayette Club Meetings will be held on WEDNESDAYs in January & February ONLY PLEASE Check our Home Page for our Current Schedule
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MW Rotary UPCOMING Schedule
TUE. October 4th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SAT. October 8th 11AM-4PM ** ALL Hands-on Deck **
Harbor Wine Spirits Oktoberfest
Cooking & Selling Brat Meal Deals while Promoting Tonka Brew Fest & Wine to Water
 
MON. October 10th 6-8PM ** ALL Hands-on Deck **
Wine to Water Filter Build at Back Channel Brewing
****PLEASE RSVP your total count to Robin ASAP****
MW Rotary will provide pizza for ALL, please BYOB = Buy Your Own Beer!!
plus we'll learn more about Wine to Water & then we will BUILD 100 Water Filters!!
 
TUE. October 11th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. October 18th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. October 25th
4:30PM Happy Hour TBD
 
Tue Nov 1st
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SAT. November 5th
TONKA BREW FEST 2022
** ALL Hands-on Deck ** TICKETS on SALE NOW **
www.tonkabrewfest.com click "Tickets" then click "Buy Now"
 
TUE. November 8th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. November 15th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SPEAKER - 5950 District Governor Lloyd Campbell
 
TUE. November 22nd
4:30PM Happy Hour at TBD
 
TUE. December 6th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. December 13th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. December 20th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:30AM
HOLIDAY LUNCH with MADD JAZZ
 
TUE. December 27th
NO Meeting - Holiday Break
 
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder:
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of most months rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
MW Rotary UPCOMING Schedule
TUE. September 20th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. September 27th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. October 4th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SAT. October 8th 11AM-4PM ** ALL Hands-on Deck **
Harbor Wine Spirits Oktoberfest
Cooking & Selling Brat Meal Deals while Promoting Tonka Brew Fest & Wine to Water
MON. October 10th 6-9PM ** ALL Hands-on Deck **
Wine to Water Filter Build at Back Channel Brewing
TUE. October 11th
NO Meeting
TUE. October 18th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
TUE. October 25th
4:30PM Happy Hour at TBD
TUE. November 1st
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SAT. November 5th
TONKA BREW FEST 2022
** ALL Hands-on Deck **
TUE. November 8th
NO Meeting
TUE. November 15th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SPEAKER - 5950 District Governor Lloyd Campbell
TUE. November 22nd
4:30PM Happy Hour at TBD
TUE. December 6th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
TUE. December 13th
NO Meeting
TUE. December 20th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:30AM
HOLIDAY LUNCH with MADD JAZZ
TUE. December 27th
NO Meeting - Holiday Break
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder:
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of most months rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
 
MW Rotary UPCOMING Schedule
 
TUE.  July 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
THU-SAT. July 21st - 23rd
Spirit of the Lakes Weekend at Surfside Park 
 
TUE.  July 26th
NO Meeting
 
 
TUE. August 2nd
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE.  August 9th
NO Meeting
 
TUE.  August 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE.  August 23rd
 
NO Meeting
 
 
SAVE the DATEs
 
**Saturday Ocktober 8th from 11am-4pm**
MW Rotary at Harbor Wine & Spirits Oktoberfest!! We'll be cooking & selling brat meal deals!
 
**Monday October 10th** (evening time TBD)
MW Rotary sponsored Wine to Water Filter Build at Back Channel Brewing
 
**Tonka Brew Fest 2022**
Saturday November 5th from 3-6PM at Gale Woods Farm
ALL Hands on Deck!
 
 
 
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder: 
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of the month rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
News from the Westonka Historical Society
TONIGHT - Monday June 20, 2022
History Talk - The History of Waterskiing in MN & Whiz Kids on Lake Minnetonka. Presented by Tom Skramstad
Held at: Back Channel Brewery, 4787 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park MN, 7–8 pm.
 
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MW Rotary Upcoming Schedule
TUE. June 21st
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SPEAKER - Ray Denning - China Part 2
 
TUE. June 28th
NO Meeting
 
NEW ROTARY YEAR 2022-2023
 
 
TUE. July 5th
NO Meeting - Holiday Break
 
TUE.  July 12th
NO Meeting
 
TUE.  July 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
FRI. & SAT. July 15th & 16th
Spirit of the Lakes Weekend at Surfside Park
 
TUE.  July 26th
NO Meeting
 
 
SAVE the DATEs
 
**Saturday Oktober 8th from 11am-4pm**
MW Rotary at Harbor Wine & Spirits Oktoberfest!! We'll be cooking & selling brat meal deals!
 
**Monday October 10th** (evening time TBD)
MW Rotary sponsored Wine to Water Filter Build at Back Channel Brewing
 
 
 
 
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder: 
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of the month rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
MW Rotary Upcoming Schedule
 
 
TUE. June 7th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SPEAKER - Paul Boehnke - Discerning Your Life Purpose
Purpose brings meaning to life, but realizing what your true purpose is can be difficult. I lay out an approach, quite different from what you'd expect, to help you discern what life is calling you to do.
 
TUE. June 14th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. June 21st
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
SPEAKER - Ray Denning - China Part 2
 
TUE. June 28th
NO Meeting
 
 
SAVE the DATEs
 
**Saturday Oktober 8th from 11am-4pm**
MW Rotary at Harbor Wine & Spirits Oktoberfest!! We'll be cooking & selling brat meal deals!
 
**Monday October 10th** (evening time TBD)
MW Rotary sponsored Wine to Water Filter Build at Back Channel Brewing
 
 
News from the Westonka Historical Society
 
Monday June 20, 2022
History Talk - The History of Waterskiing in MN & Whiz Kids on Lake Minnetonka. Presented by Tom Skramstad
Held at: Back Channel Brewery, 4787 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park MN, 7–8 pm.
 
 
 
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder: 
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of the month rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
 
MW Rotary Upcoming Schedule
 
TUE. May 17th
 
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SPEAKER - Mike Tikkanen with KARA (Kids at Risk Action)
 
TUE. May 24th
 
4:30PM Happy Hour at TBD
 
TUE. May 31st
 
NO Meeting
 
TUE. June 7th
 
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SPEAKER - Paul Boehnke - Discerning Your Life Purpose
 
Purpose brings meaning to life, but realizing what your true purpose is can be difficult. I lay out an approach, quite different from what you'd expect, to help you discern what life is calling you to do.
 
TUE. June 14th
 
NO Meeting
 
 
TUE. June 21st
 
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SPEAKER - Ray Denning - China Part 2
 
 
TUE. June 28th
 
NO Meeting
 
 
SAVE the DATEs
 
THU. May 19th 4-6PM
 
WeCAN Open House
 
5213 Shoreline Drive, Mound
 
 
 
THUR. May 19th at 7PM
MWHS Scholarship Night
in-person at the Westonka Performing Arts Center
 
 
FRI. May 20th 2-5PM
Minnesota Lakes Bank SHRED Day
 
2290 Commerce Blvd., Mound
 
 
 
News from the Westonka Historical Society
 
*** June 20, 2022 *** updated date
History Talk - The History of Waterskiing in MN & Whiz Kids on Lake Minnetonka. Presented by Tom Skramstad
Held at: Back Channel Brewery, 4787 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park MN, 7–8 pm.
 
MW Rotary Schedule Reminder:
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of the month rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
MW Rotary Upcoming Events
 
TUE. April 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. April 26th
4:30PM Happy Hour at Lord Fletcher's!
 
 
TUE. May 3rd
MEETING at LAFAYETTE
BOARD Meeting at 11AM - General Meeting at 11:45AM 
**ALL Members are encouraged to attend our Board Meeting**
 
TUE. May 10th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. May 17th
 
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. May 24th
4:30PM Happy Hour at TBD
TUE. May 31st
NO Meeting
 
Schedule Reminder: 
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Lafayette Club at 11:45AM
4th Tuesday of the month rotating local Happy Hour 4:30PM
2nd & 5th Tuesdays of the month NO Meetings
 
 
News from the Westonka Historical Society - upcoming History Talks!
 
April 25, 2022 
Westonka Remembers the 1965 Tornado. Share Your Memories w/ Open-Microphone Discussion                                     
Held at: Back Channel Brewery, 4787 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park MN, 7-8 pm.
 
May 14, 2022             
History Talk - The Golden World and the Betsy Tacy stories - Maud Hart Lovelace, Her Life & Lake Minnetonka. Presented by Lisa Mayotte
Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores Community Room, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN, 11A-Noon
 
June 13, 2022
History Talk - The History of Waterskiing in MN & Whiz Kids on Lake Minnetonka. Presented by Tom Skramstad
Held at: Back Channel Brewery, 4787 Shoreline Dr., Spring Park MN, 7–8 pm.
 
BACK to Tuesday's in APRIL!
 
TUE. April 5th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
Speaker - Stephanie Alexander - WeCAB Executive Director
 
TUE. April 12th
NO Meeting
 
TUE. April 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
TUE. April 26th
4PM Happy Hour at Lord Fletcher's!!!
Upcoming Schedule - reminder: Lafayette Club Meetings will be held on WEDNESDAYs in January & February AND MARCH TOO!!!!!
 
WEDNESDAY February 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. February 23rd
NO Meeting
 
Wednesday Meetings continue through MARCH!
 
Wed. March 2nd
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. March 9th
NO Meeting
 
Wed. March 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. March 23rd
HAPPY HOUR at Fletcher's at 4:30PM
 
Wed. March 30th
NO Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SAVE the DATEs
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18th - Rare Whiskey Event 10AM to 9PM at Harbor Wine & Spirits
 
 
HELLO 2022! - Lafayette Club Meetings will be held on WEDNESDAYs in January & February ONLY
 
 
SAVE the DATEs:
 
SATURDAY JANUARY 29th - Polar Plunge at Surfside Park, Mound
 
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18th - Rare Whiskey Event 10AM to 9PM at Harbor Wine & Spirits - ALL hands on deck
 
Mound-Westonka Rotary SCHEDULE for 2022:
 
WEDNESDAY January 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
Speaker - Trish Perry, PCC is a certified master results coach, trainer and speaker.  She is the founder of Harmonize Coaching, LLC.  Trish has 20+ years of mentoring and coaching experience in corporate and non-profit worlds.  She understands and is dedicated to delivering outstanding results on a consistent basis. Trish was a successful executive at Target for 20 years as well as other organizations.  She works with all levels from CEOs to administrative assistants. 
 
Wed. January 26th
Happy Hour at 5PM at Back Channel Brewing
 
WEDNESDAY February 2nd
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. February 9th
NO MEETING
 
WEDNESDAY February 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. February 23rd
Happy Hour - TBD
 
Mound-Westonka Rotary SCHEDULE for 2021
Meetings at the Lafayette Club on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month ONLY
 
Tuesday December 7th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
Speaker - Eric Hoversten City Manager - City of Mound
 
Tuesday December 14th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
Annual Community HOLIDAY Luncheon ** RSVP to robinpinegar@gmail.com **
 
Tuesday December 21st
NO MEETING - week of Christmas
 
Tuesday December 28th
NO MEETING - week of New Years
 
 
HELLO 2022 - Lafayette Club Meetings will be held on WEDNESDAYs in January & February ONLY
 
WEDNESDAY January 5th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. January 12th
NO MEETING
 
WEDNESDAY January 19th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. January 26th
Happy Hour - TBD
 
WEDNESDAY February 2nd
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Wed. February 9th
NO MEETING
 
WEDNESDAY February 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SAVE the DATE
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18th - Rare Whiskey Event 10AM to 9PM at Harbor Wine & Spirits - ALL hands on deck
 
Wed. February 23rd
Happy Hour - TBD
 
 
CHEERS to our 59th MW Rotary Year 2021-2022!!
 
Please plan to join us for a meeting to learn more about your local Mound-Westonka Rotary Club. 
Meetings at the Lafayette Club on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month ONLY
 
Mound-Westonka Rotary SCHEDULE for 2021:
 
Tuesday November 16th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
SANTA is coming to MOUND Saturday November 20th!
 
Tuesday November 23rd
BELL RINGING from 5PM to 7PM
Bell Ringers needed, the more the merrier!!!
Main Entrance of Lunds & Byerly's - 3333 Shoreline Dr. Wayzata (Navarre) MN 55391
 
Tuesday November 30th
REMINDER: NO meetings on the 5th Tuesday of the Month!
 
Tuesday December 7th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
 
Tuesday December 14th
MEETING at LAFAYETTE 11:45AM
Annual Community HOLIDAY Luncheon
 
Tuesday December 21st
NO MEETING - week of Christmas
 
Tuesday December 28th
NO MEETING - week of New Years
 
SAVE the DATE
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 18th - Rare Whiskey Event 10AM to 9PM at Harbor Wine & Spirits - ALL hands on deck
 
TONKA BREW FEST Success!!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU to everyone for making Tonka Brew Fest 2021 a SMASHING SUCCESS and many thanks to Mother Nature for the perfect fall day in November!!!
 
We sold 419 tickets (excellent)!! After expenses we made $10,512 taking our 8 YEAR total to $103,022!!!!
 
Rotary 5950 District Governor, Marianna Khauv, visited with the Mound-Westonka Rotary club on November 2, 2021.  Marianna shared her Rotary Story including efforts that resulted in three libraries that were built is Cambodia for school children.  Marianna also shared Rotary International's President, Shekhar Mehta, vision for the future and strategic plan.  She concluded with an update on Polio eradication and a sneak peak of the Rotary Rose Bowl float!  
Tonka Brew Fest 2021
Saturday November 6th
3pm to 6pm
Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista, MN
 

each ticket includes
unlimited beer sampling from 14 Minnesota Only Breweries
fresh grilled brat & chips
GREAT live music from The Abiders
plus your own commemorative Tonka Brew Fest tasting glass!
 
 

want to make the 2021 Sponsor list
 
 
 

TONKA BREW FEST 2021

Saturday November 6, 2021

3pm to 6pm
Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista, MN

Confirmed 2021 Breweries

Back Channel Brewing

Birch's on the Lake

Boom Island Brewing

Castle Danger

Enki Brewing

Excelsior Brewing Company

Fulton Brewing

Inbound/North Loop

Lupine Brewing

Lupulin Brewing

Schram Haus Brewery

u4ic Brewing

Unmapped Brewing Company

Waconia Brewing Company



2021 Sponsors
They Support Us. Please Kindly Support Them!

 

Brew Pub Sponsor
A1rentit

 

Micro Brew Sponsors
City of Minnetrista & Minnetrista Police Department

Harbor Wine and Spirits

Minnesota Lakes Bank

City of Minnetrista

Minnesota Insurance Group

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Tap Sponsors


Jubilee Foods Mound

Mound True Value Hardware & Paint

Arctic Glacier Premium Ice

 


 Thank you again for your support of

Tonka Brew Fest
and the
Mound-Westonka Rotary Club
we greatly appreciate it!

Please remember you MUST have your actual ticket(s) and you MUST be 21+ with a Valid ID to enter!

NO babies, toddlers or children allowed.

Also, please note due to consideration of the farm animals, dogs are NOT allowed at Gale Woods Farm.

 
Tuesday August 17th
Speaker - Becca Welna from Sojourner - Sojourner’s mission is to provide emergency shelter, support, and legal advocacy services to those victimized by domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence. To that end, we provide services to victims of dating violence and sexual assault. Our ultimate goal encourages the change from crisis to stability and the transition from victim to survivor. In order to build safer communities, Sojourner conducts outreach activities and specifically designed presentations to heighten public awareness and engage groups and individuals in educational opportunities to prevent future victims and abusers.  All Sojourner services are confidential and free of charge.
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