Edina Country Club
Doors Open at 12:15 - Buffet Lunch
Guests Welcome!
Speaker: Kelly Smeltzer
"Healthy Homes", MN Dept of Health-Indoor Air Unit
Blood Drive - Tomorrow, Wed., March 27
The City of Edina will host a blood drive for Memorial Blood Centers 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Council Chambers of Edina City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St. According to the Memorial Blood Center, the Twin Cities faces a high demand for blood. Those in need include cancer patients; accident, burn and trauma victims; newborn babies and mothers delivering babies; transplant recipients; surgery patients; chronically transfused patients with sickle cell disease; and many more.  Save time by completing your health history questionnaire online on the day of your donation HERE.
Speaker Mar  28: Kelly Smeltzer, MN Dept of Health
Kelly Smeltzer has worked for the Minnesota Department of Health in the Indoor Air Unit for just over 10 years. Her responsibilities include public outreach and education on IAQ concerns, inspections related to two distinct air quality related laws, and coordination of the unit’s enforcement activities. She holds a B.A. in Biology from St. Olaf College and a M.P.H. in Environmental Health from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys knitting, cooking, camping, and traveling with her husband. For additional information about the "Healthy Homes" indoor air initiative, click HERE.
ERMC 2024 Plant Sale-Thurs Last Day

This Thursday, March 28 is the LAST DAY to ORDER Edina Morningside Rotary Club Online Gertens Supplied Fundraiser! Proceeds will go toward Rotary International-End Polio Now.

ORDER HERE. Enter Store 775 to access form and orders must be completed by 10 PM on Thursday, March 28.


Your order will be ready for PICK UP on WednesdayMay 8 from 4:30-6:30 PM at St. Peter's Lutheran Church (5421 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55410).

If you have any questions or would like your plants delivered for a $25 fee, please contact your fundraiser chair:  Talley Flora,, 612-803-3057.

Thank you for your support!

Apr 3- Vocational Mixer, Dr. Russ Ly
MEETING LOCATION - The District Edina!! REGISTER HERE Next Vocational Mixer formerly known as Vocational/Avocation Happy Hour is Wednesday, April 3, 2024.  6:00 to 7:30 p.m. meet and greet. Reserve your spot today.
Our speaker will be Dr. Rassacin Ly, D.C. who has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and his Doctor of Chiropractic and certification of Chiropractic Acupuncture from Northwestern Health Sciences University. Dr. Ly is a new member of the Edina Morningside Rotary Club  Join us at The District Edina, 7777 Washington Ave, Suite 201, Edina MN 55439. Cost to attend is a $10.00 food/$20 for food and beverages. Reserve your spot today HERE.
What Is My TRF Donation History?
In this season of giving and tax preparation you may be curious about your TRF (The Rotary Foundation) donation history.  By visiting the Rotary International site and accessing your personal profile you can check the status of your account at any time. Click HERE to download an instruction sheet on how to independently view your Rotary Foundation giving statistics. 
District 5950 March Newsletter
To follow the events of other local clubs, click HERE and link to the District 5950 newsletter.
Rotary Voice Podcast
Keep Rotary speak with you on your walk, errand or work drive, your morning cup of coffee or the evening cocktail. Rotary International shares a variety of subjects from getting to know the Rotary president's families to domestic and international projects. Start HERE and listen or download you're next enlightened moment with understanding. 
Upcoming Events
Apr 3 -- Vocational Mixer at the District Edina, Dr. Russ Ly, EMRC New Member
Apr 4 -- Edina Noon Meeting, Samuel Ndely II, MN Black Chamber of Commerce 
Apr 5-7 -- Dr. Sita and Kalpana Dash Arch Klumph International Recognition
Apr 11 -- Edina Rotary Meeting, Tom Guezke, The Happologist
Apr 16 -- Joint Meeting with Morningside - 7:30 a.m. Start Time
Apr 18 -- No Meeting - Replaced by Tuesday Morning Meeting
Apr 19-25 -- 2024 Camp RYLA, YMCA Camp St. Croix
Apr 25 -- Edina Rotary Meeting, Jessica Poole, MN Aurora Women's Soccer
Meeting Recap - April 4, 2024
Meeting Recap, April 4, 2024, Sam Ndely, II, Minnesota Black Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, March 28, 2024 speaker table.
Speaker Kelly Smeltzer, Don Hutchison, Guest,
Lakeville Rotarian guests,  
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Meeting Duties
Michalski, Rebecca
Front Desk & Guest Intros
Roberts, Natalie
Greeter & Guest Host
Smith, Stefan
Greeter & Invocation
Solheim, Bob
Speaker Intro & Thank the Speaker
Stanzak, Michael
Jessen, Mark
Rotary Birthdays
Member Birthdays
Jennifer Bennerotte
April 1
Nikki Ahlgren
April 4
Marie Pribyl
April 7
Scott MacDonald
April 10
Mary Hustad
April 13
Royce Pavelka
April 14
Jennifer Garske
April 16
Kaylin Eidsness
April 17
Nick Van Beek
April 28
Doors Open at 12:15 - Buffet Lunch
Guests Welcome!
Edina Country Club
Speaker: Tom Guetzke
The Happologist - The 5 Happy Habits
Lunch Option: 
DEADLINE for newsletter story and event submission is Monday Noon for Tuesday publication. 
The Rotary Club of Edina's Administrator, Becci Michalski, works part time and will respond to your inquiries within 24 hours. Contact her at