JANUARY 2, 2020 MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Guests

We welcomed Lindy Venustus (right), a member of the Rotary District 5960 e-Club, and Rick Olson (far right), a member of the Prior Lake Rotary Club.  Rick shared information about the Prior Lake Rotary Club Eastern European Tours planned for May 2020.  Click here for more information.   Both Rotarians and non-Rotarians can participate, so please feel free to share the information with others.    
 

Thought for the Day

As our Thought for the Day, each club member shared a hope for the coming year, including “making a difference every day” (John DeBettignies) and showing “an attitude of gratitude” (Chip Groth).  We also learned that Brandt Krueger's late Uncle Karl (Karl K. Krueger) served as editor of RI's magazine, The Rotarian, during the 1950's - 70's.  Brandt (right)  is proud that his connection with Rotary was deeper than he previously knew!  Inspiring thoughts, all around!  
 
Club Announcements
District 5950 Grant for $3200 received and deposited in Richfield Rotary Foundation Account.  School District Teaching and Learning Office will assist with purchase of the dictionaries and library books.  Hopefully, the ordering will be complete in January, with distribution by the end of March.
 
Barb Devlin encouraged club member sign-ups for the Bread of Hope and Three Kings service projects, as well as attendance at the District 5950 Mid-Term Assembly.  (See below for further details.)
 

Program:   Club Assembly - Planning for the Remainder of the 2019-2020 Program Year

Topic for discussions included:
  • Involvement of veteran and new members in continued Richfield Rotary Relaunch efforts
  • Ideas for service projects through June 2020
  • Program ideas for future Richfield Rotary meetings
  • Preparations for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year, including opportunities for club leadership and committee assignments
Click here for details regarding the discussion.