Our speaker today was Scott Chalzon. He is the Interim Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota Center for Community Vitality. He gave a detailed presentation of how the extension center works to build effective community spirit throughout Minnesota. Thank you, Scott!
Group Study Exchange–Kim Winter is looking for two drivers for Friday, April 13th. The drivers need to pick up the GSE participants here in Hutchinson at 2 p.m. and take them to Bloomington. Please contact Kim ASAP if you are willing to help. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Raffle Event–Committees met on March 29th. Next week’s regular Rotary meeting, run by Sheila Elder, will be an update of the committees’ reports. KEEP SELLING!! Congratulations to Rotarian Simon Leung! He has sold 38 tickets so far!!! Nice work, Simon!
Hutchinson Leadership Institute--The Hutchinson Rotary Club will host a World Café discussion around ethics in business for the Hutchinson Leadership Institute participants on Wednesday, April 18th. Ethical business practice is a core value of Rotary International, and the local club appreciates the opportunity to engage community leaders in a lively discussion of what it means to behave in an ethical manner, both personally and professionally. The World Café is a discussion format that allows participants to travel around the room and share their individual experiences in response to a set of thought-provoking questions. The goal is to increase the group’s collective understanding of challenging issues. Please contact Diana Anderson ASAP if you are able to help with this event. email@example.com.
Wine and Beer Tasting–The food committe for the Rotary Raffle will be meeting THIS WEDNESDAY, April 3rd, at 5:30 p.m. at the Crow River Country Club to sample the possible wine and beer options for the raffle. You are welcome to join the committee to give your opinion. A donation will be requested to cover the cost of the samples. If you have any questions, please contact Ronda Matthias at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Park–We are planning the annual clean up of Rotary Park. If you have any ideas for new additions to the park, please contact Jim Wendling at email@example.com.
Mark your calendars–Tim Murphy will be our guest speaker on May 3rd and he will give us an update of the current Area 8 project. Please plan to attend!
Have a great week everyone!