Rotary Club of Faribault

Welcome Mary!

     On Wednesday February 6th we hear a classification speech from new member Mary Reese.
Mary is an Account Executive at Kowz & Krue Radio in Owatonna. Mary was born and raised in Riceville, IA. She is a wife to Dustin Reese, an Owatonna native, and mom to 2 adorable boys, Harrison age 5.5 and Alex, almost 3!
 
     Mary participated in lots of high school activities including 4-H, Marching band, Color guard, and Speech. Marching band continued all the way through college. She was also part of the Model United Nations in college. She started her college years at UNI, looking at Elementary education, but realized that wasn't for her. She came to Red Wing Minnesota to attend Minnesota State Collage SE and get her degree in management. Mary has held a few jobs over the years from working at Menards, and Milroy Tuxedo to the well-known Iowa gas station chain Kum & Go. Mary managed Famous Footwear for 11 of the last 13 and a half years she was with the company. Mary is a hard worker, you can tell, when she talks about her life.
 
     Mary shared her hobbies with us, and this is where her classification speech went from "a very nice speech" to "oh my goodness - you are so cool!" Mary and Dustin have two hobbies, Curling and BBQ. Owatonna has a curling club, yes - curling, with the stones and the brooms and the really fast sweepers! Mary shared with us the rules, and the terms used, and even showed us some of her gear. She also shared stories and awards about her and Dustin's professional barbequing. Their team is call Hogline BBQ (the Hog Line is also a curling term), and they compete and win competitions around the country!
Look for Hogline BBQ and like them on Facebook!
 
     Welcome to Faribault Rotary Mary! We are so glad to have you - and looking forward to a BBQ sometime!