No Meeting at Edina Country Club
Vocational Ethics Day
April 30 Meeting at 12:35 pm - Facebook Live
Speaker: John Rubischko, "See Clearly, Live Powerfully"
Moderated and Interviewed by John Crudele,
Rotary Club of Eden Prairie President
Area 3 clubs along with other area schools are promoting the Facebook Live event to their students. This will be a big virtual crowd!  You will be able to submit your questions online during the live streaming for the speaker.
Click HERE to Access
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To Access a Meeting Click on the Meeting Below
The April 23 ZOOM meeting can be seen on our Facebook page.
Apr 30 Facebook Live: Speaker, John Rubischko
To join us on Facebook Live click HERE or John's picture.
John Rubischko grew up in Hutchinson, Minnesota; small town of 15,000 people an hour west of the Twin Cities.  John is the youngest of 4 siblings and the youngest of 63 grandchildren on his mother’s side of 17 siblings.  John loved to be active as a child and loved playing sports all the way through high school.  John lettered in Football, Basketball and Tennis in High School, while being named Senior Captain in 2 of the sports. John continued his love of sports in college at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN; where he played Football under the famous John Gagliaradi and was a Senior Captain.  John played Tennis at Saint John’s his Freshman and Sophomore year.
May 2 Rotary Responds Telethon

Rotary International is pleased to share with you that we are championing a COVID-19 #RotaryResponds one-hour telethon on 2 May to raise critical funds for disaster response. This telethon will be simulcast on Rotary International's Facebook page. The goal is to raise more than $1 million dollars.

When: Saturday, 2 May, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (Chicago, Illinois).

    May 6 Rotary Happy Hour, ZOOM Meeting
    Grab your favorite beverage, sign in and say hello to your fellow members and Edina Morningside Rotary friends during our monthly club rotary happy hour scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 starting at 6:00 p.m. Feel free to invite your business colleagues by sending them the Zoom link below.  Featured speaker this month will be Shelly Loberg, Executive Director of Explore Edina. To join, click the picture or click HERE or sign into Zoom meeting ID: 830 3814 7419 
    Text Alerts from Rotary Club of Edina
    The Rotary Club of Edina now has a texting system that will send a text message to your cell phone with meeting information, event notices, and links to important club information. To receive these text messages, you must opt-in. Send the keyword ROTARY to 22452.
    Edina Rotary Helping Hands
    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.
    Rotary Int'l Disaster Response Fund
    We are coming together to face a new test of our collective strength during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rotary districts around the world are applying for Rotary’s disaster response grants in record numbers to empower Rotarians who are actively finding solutions and making a difference in their local communities.  Please click "Read More" to see how you can help or click HERE to make a donation to the Disaster Relief Fund.
    Service Project: Adults Needed for Edina Pen Pal Program
    Looking to give back while you are at home? “Dear Edina: A Pen Pal Program” offers Rotarians and others a unique opportunity for community service and relationship-building.
    The Edina Senior Center, Edina Community Education and Edina Library have come together to launch “Dear Edina: A Pen Pal Program” to keep the community connected while distance is at the forefront of today’s society.
    Click "Read More" for additional details and contact information.
    Stevie Ray's Live Improv Show-You Tube Live

    Stevie Ray will be our club's guest speaker in June. He has invited us to join the funny folks from the Stevie Ray's Comedy Troupe as they perform a live improv company show that you can enjoy from the comfort of your living room. Hosted by Stevie Ray himself. This is a live show, so be ready to send in your improv suggestions through YouTube chat. Shows are scheduled on Sunday, May 3; Friday, May 8; Saturday, May 16; Friday, May 22;  Friday, May 29 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

    See it on YouTube Live

    Rotary to Plant Gardens for The Sheridan Story
    Rotary International District 5950 and the Rotary Clubs of Edina, Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park and Roseville provided over $12,000 in funding for raised garden beds at The Sheridan Story.
    Rotary Provides Funding to ACES for After School Program
    The foundation of the Rotary Club of Edina recently awarded a $5,000 grant to Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES).

    Upcoming Club Events and Next Speaker

    June 3 -- Rotary Happy Hour - ZOOM
    June 4 -- ZOOM Meeting-Stevie Ray, Stevie Ray's Improv Company
    June 11 - Speaker, Rand Park
    June 18 -- Wines of Summer Event - ZOOM Wine Tasting
    June 18 -- Speaker, Jon Kaufman, H2OpenDoors
    June 18 -- Edina Rotary Family Picnic - CANCELLED
    June 25 -- District Governor Installation, Tom Gump
    Upcoming Events
    Club Attendance and Duties
    May 03, 2020 – May 31, 2020
    Edina Rotary COVID-19 Survey - Please Respond
    May 08, 2020 2:26 PM –
    May 31, 2020 2:26 PM
    2020 Rotary Int'l Convention, CANCELLED
    Jun 06, 2020 - Jun 10, 2020
    Rotary Club of Edina Board Meeting
    Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel
    Jun 17, 2020 7:30 AM
    POSTPONED to Fall 2020--Annual Club Picnic
    Jun 18, 2020
    Wines of Summer - ZOOM Wine Tasting
    Jun 18, 2020
    District Governors Installation
    Edina Country Club
    Jun 25, 2020
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    View entire list
    Executives & Directors
    President Elect
    Past President
    Club Service Administration
    Community Service Grants
    Community Service Projects
    International Service
    Public Image
    The Rotary Foundation
    Youth Service
    Club Administrator
    Annual Gala
    Annual Gala
    Meeting Duties- No Meeting
    Michalski, Rebecca
    Greeter 1
    Kvale, Deirdre
    Greeter 2
    Milota, Bill
    Sitek, Mike
    Thank the Speaker
    Stageberg, Mark
    The Barker Writer
    Mazzara, John
    Rotary Birthdays
    Member Birthdays
    Gerry Norton
    May 1
    Alan Mogck
    May 2
    Dennis Hykes
    May 3
    Ross Peterson
    May 5
    Adam Stanzak
    May 7
    Bob Harvey
    May 9
    Daniel Mott
    May 11
    Joe Arends
    May 12
    Nate Wenner
    May 14
    Erick Ries
    May 15
    Bonnie Sue Rolstad
    May 17
    David Kunz
    May 17
    Arthur Rouner
    May 21
    Scott Colesworthy
    May 21
    Jack Kennefick
    May 23
    Joel Jennings
    May 24

    Due to COVID-19 Pandemic and following Minnesota Stay at Home Guidelines

    No May meetings are scheduled to be held at ECC

    Join us on ZOOM at 12:35 p.m. on May 28

    The Rotary Club of Edina's Administrator, Becci Michalski, works part time and will respond to your inquiries within 24 hours. 

    Contact her at or voicemail /text message at 612-234-7390.