The Rotary Club of Edina meets...
Thursdays, 12:15-1:30
Edina Country Club
5100 Wooddale Ave
Edina, MN 55424
Phone: (612) 234-7390
Check out our speaker list, and join us for a meeting anytime!
Club Headlines
Wooj Byun is a Minnesota-based attorney, community leader, and a Rotarian. He studied law both in Korea and the United States.  Since he graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1993, he has practiced law in Minnesota. Wooj was born in Korea, and he has lived and worked in Seoul, Hong Kong, and Minneapolis. Wooj received a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship in 1990, which was instrumental in his ability to realize his dream of becoming an international lawyer and a global citizen. Click "Read More" for more details about Wooj Byun.
Edina Country Club is open and allowing us to meet in person. REGISTRATION and MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Please register HERE if you plan on attending in-person and will be having lunch with us. Doors open at 12:15 p.m.  Register HERE is you would like to attend via ZOOM beginning at 12:30 p.m.
As we plan to meet live during these very unpredictable times, we need to adhere to guidelines established by the Edina Country Club, the city of Edina and our Governor. Your safety is our number one priority and we understand that not everyone will feel comfortable attending our in-person meetings. With this in mind, we will continue to offer the virtual meetings via Zoom for our July/August meetings and extend them for a longer period of time if needed. Advance reservations will be required for both the live and Zoom meeting options.  Click "See More" to review the guidelines.
As this year's Rotary service projects and fundraising efforts get started each committee is looking for members to join them in support of our club's mission.  We are excited to find the next crop of members who will bringing good ideas to the group and join us in our "Service Before Self" Rotary principle! Take a moment to download the Committee Sign Up sheet HERE and let us know where and how you'd like to help. Sign up today!
The foundation of the Rotary Club of Edina recently awarded grants to Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (VEAP) and the Edina Meal Fund to help with food insecurity in the community. There is more to this announcement. Click Read More below.
The foundation of the Rotary Club of Edina recently awarded a grantof $2,800 to Open Arms of Minnesota.
Founded in 1986, Open Arms of Minnesota is a nonprofit that cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals topeople with life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities. With the help of more than 7,500 volunteers, Open Arms plans to cook and deliver more than 600,000 meals this year. The grant will be used to purchased seven iPads for delivery drivers.

Money for grants awarded by the Edina Rotary Foundation is raised at an annual fall fundraiser and gala and donations made throughout the year.
The Rotary Club of Edina has opened its 2020-2021 leadership series to the public.
Over the course of 12 free sessions, the series will cover leadership skill development, goal setting and career planning, problem solving and networking. Hosted by Robb Breding, the leadership series will be offered 6 to 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month and delivered by seasoned professionals in an environment that will foster relationship and leadership development. The series kicks off 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, with a presentation on teamwork by Sam Thompson on six simple ways teammates can go from good to great and how to effectively lead a team.
Around the World - Edina Rotary Foundation Gala!!
Saturday, September 26 and Saturday, October 3, 2020
While expected COVID-19 restrictions mean we won’t be together in a ballroom this fall, we want to make sure our Edina Rotary members and their guests can still get together in person— but in smaller groups.
We hope you will consider hosting a small gathering at your home on one of our two “Gala” nights. Read the details "HERE" to see how you can be part of this great adventure.
Edina Rotary Helping Hands 
Expanding the Scope of Help
In this trying time of uncertainty during the Covid-19 virus pandemic, we in Edina Rotary have an opportunity to do what we do best – reach out and serve.  We’re better together.
Club Leadership
Past President
Club Service Director
Community Service Grants Director
Community Service Projects Director
International Service Director
Membership Director
Social Director
Public Image Director
The Rotary Foundation Director
Youth Service Director
Club Administrator
Annual Gala Co-Chair
Annual Gala Co-Chair
2020 Annual Gala
2020 Gala Presenting Sponsor
Lt. Brian Tholen, Edina Police Dept.
Jul 30, 2020
Active Shooter
Wooj Byun
Aug 06, 2020
His Rotary Legacy
Susan Loyd
Aug 13, 2020
BBB of MN and ND - Business Aftermath of COVID-19
Steve Ponitius
Aug 20, 2020
Minute Clinic - Lessons for Business and Life
July 28, 2020 Barker
Jul 28, 2020
July 21, 2020 Barker
Jul 21, 2020
July 14, 2020 Barker
Jul 11, 2020
Upcoming Events
Meeting Duties
August 6 Meeting Duties
Michalski, Rebecca
Front Desk
Bach, Thomas
Greeter 1
Johnson, Doug
ZOOM Greeter
Campbell, Katy
Breding, Robb
Guest Introductions
Johnson, Susan
Speaker Introduction
Mooty, Paul
Thank the Speaker
Thommen, Wade
The Barker Writer
McGraw, Sutton