January 6, 2022
Speaker: Isaac Orr, The Future of Energy
ZOOM Meeting - Registration Link HERE
Jan 6 Speaker:  Issac Orr, The Future of Energy

Isaac Orr is a Policy Fellow at Center of the American Experiment, where he writes about energy and environmental issues, including mining and electricity policy.

Isaac has written extensively on hydraulic fracturing, frac sand mining and electricity policy, among other energy and environmental issues. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the New York Post, The Hill, Orange County Register, The Washington Times, and many other publications.

Jan 5 - Vocational Happy Hour, Kayla Beehler
Edina Rotary Noon member Kayla Beehler will be the vocational development speaker on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.  Kayla is a regional Field Marketing Manager for Coldwell Banker.  Please join us for the January 2022 Vocational Happy Hour. at CW's Bar and Restaurant, 8302 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN 55437  We will meet at 5:30 for happy half hour and our speaker presentation from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. This event is a casually centered around becoming better acquainted with the business and career lives of our fellow Edina Rotary Noon and Edina Morningside Rotary Club members. 
Jan 12 Leadership Series - Emotional Intelligence
Please join The Rotary Club of Edina’s Leadership Series on January 12 either in-person or virtually as we welcome our own Robb Breding to share an interactive learning experience entitled “Emotional Intelligence… What is it and how do I GET IT?This session is open to the public so please forward this to your friends, colleagues, and employees so that can benefit as well.  More details can be found on the flyer HERESee you there!
Progressive Dinner - Jan 20
Join Us for Progressive Dinner Night! 
Come join us on January 20, 2022 for an evening of fellowship, networking and gastronomy at three outstanding local, black-owned restaurants in Minneapolis, as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday week, and support our area’s Black entrepreneurs! This event is a collaboration between the Rotary Club of Edina and the North Minneapolis Rotary Club, and is open to members from both clubs, as well as family and guests. Click read more for details then sign into your account and registration HERE.
New Officers Board Election Held Dec 9
A vote was held at the Dec. 9 club meeting during the business portion of the meeting with the following elected to serve in the noted capacities and terms. This vote was lead by the Rotary Club of Edina board nominating committee chair Past President, Sam Thompson. Click "Read More" to see who the club's newly elected board members.
Coke Product Rewards Project
The Edina Rotary Coke Rewards Community Service project is still on-going and full of life. The ERC community service committee will continue to collect and promote this project as a way to give back to St. Jude's throughout 2022. Please collect and turn in your bottle caps and carton/plastic sleeve product codes to the basket located on the registration table. Keep in mind, carton product codes are found on the inside of the cartons (no visible UPC or Scan Codes accepted) and bottle caps codes are printed on the inside of the cap.  Please contact Kris Maser with any questions or comments.
Look, Learn,  Launch in 2022
The Rotary Club of Edina is a very busy club. With 45 committees, there is no shortage of ways you can connect at a more personal level and get to know Rotary, your club and the great people who make it happen. Sign into your account and start 2022 by reviewing the the club committee list HERE, the Membership Brochure has additional committee details HERE. Take a moment to pick a few committees that interest you and plan to visit a committee meeting over the next six months. Then join and launch into a more dynamic, interesting and self-fulfilled Rotary experience. 
Join the Helping Hands Committee
. . . to connect with and support your fellow Edina Rotarians
Because, as Edina Rotarians, what we do best is reach out and serve, the Helping Hands initiative is now a part of the Membership Committee.  We want our members to know we care.  Click "Read More" for how it works.
SAVE THE DATE Upcoming Events
Jan 12 -- "Live" Leadership Series, Robb Breding, Emotional Intelligence
Jan 13 -- Edina Noon Meeting, Todd Milburn, City of Edina Chief of Police (Josh Sprague)
Jan 20 -- Edina Noon Meeting, Alfeida Baldwin, TakeCharge Minnesota
Jan 27 -- Edina Noon Meeting, Darryl Landstrom, U.S. Ski Association
Feb 5 -- Edina Rotary Bowling Event
In Review Jan. 6, 2022 Meeting
Click the "You Tube" links below. In the "Description" are bookmarks/time stamps for jumping to your area of interest. 
Keep in mind watching the You Tube video counts as a make-up. Let Becci know what meeting dates you watched and she will mark you as attended.
We will post the link to the last meeting video taped (see above) and photos from the meeting. 
Click "Read More" to see pictures with captions that share some of the people who attended and the meeting events .
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Club Service (Administration) Director
Community Service—Grants Funding Director
Community Service—Projects Director
International Service Director
Membership Director
Social Director
Public Image Director
The Rotary Foundation Director
Youth Service Director
Annual Gala Co-Chair
Annual Gala Co-Chair
Club Administrator
Executive Secretary / Director
Meeting Duties
Michalski, Rebecca
Front Desk & Guest Intro
Huepenbecker, Kirstin
Greeter and Invocation
Brewer, André
Greeter and Thank the Speaker
Westbrock, Julie
Speaker Introduction
Neal, Scott
Bennerotte, Jennifer
AV Support
Wilson, Ryan
Video Recording and Editing
Laskowski, Chris
Rotary Birthdays
Member Birthdays
Mike Hagen
January 6
André Brewer
January 16
Ted Yoch
January 16
Luther Amundson
January 18
Rick Carlson
January 22
Steve Slyce
January 23
Catherine Gump
January 24
Sam Cote
January 24
Kris Maser
January 26
Bob Gubrud
January 27
Charlie Barer
January 28
John Cardle
January 29
Shelly Loberg
January 30
2021 Fundraiser & Gala Presenting Sponsor
Platinum Sponsors
Faribault Woolen Mills
Carl M. Hansen Companies
Jennings Family Foundation
Jack Kennefick
Les Jones Roofing
Gold Sponsors
Tankenoff Families Foundation
Mike and Susan Martiny
North American Banking Co.
Transitions In Business
Stiles Financial Services
American Family Insurance
Cahill Financial Advisors
McNellis & Asato
C. Vision Productions
Mark Jessen
Silver Sponsors
William and Lois Clynes Foundation
Bob and Rhoda Perkins
Stinson LLP
Tom and Catherine Gump
Christensen & Laue PLLC
Sotheby’s International Realty
Wells Fargo
Smith Financial Group
Tradition Bank
John Flynn
Katy and Ralph Campbell
Grandview Tire & Auto
The Brookshire Co.
Bob and Rosie Gubrud
44th Street Dental
Christensen Group Insurance
Edina Liquor
January 13, 2022
Speaker: Todd Milburn, Edina Chief of Police
"Policing of Edina"
Menu --  Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin or Southwestern Chicken Salad


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.