Press Release: October 9, 2013. The Minnetonka Rotary is pleased to announce that their fundraising event “Birdies and Beers” held on September 21, 2013 at Glen Lake Golf Course was a successful event in the fact that it raised over $18,000 for the Minnetonka Rotary Foundation to disperse into the communities of Hopkins / Minnetonka.
This funding represents a significant gain from last year. The Minnetonka Rotary Foundation in 2013 dispersed funds for, Hopkins High School Scholarship, Minnetonka High School Scholarship, Hennepin County Home School Scholarship, Hopkins School Reading Program, Minnehaha Creek Revitalization Program, and helping to fund inbound and outbound foreign exchange students.
The Minnetonka Rotary Foundation also generously funds Empty Bowls, ICA Food Shelf, as well as other monthly initiatives. The Minnetonka Rotary wants to thank the community for helping to support their efforts in “Building Responsible Youth”. Next years event will even be better as we try to make it more relatable and fun for our communities. The Minnetonka Rotary meets Wednesdays at 7:15am at Eisenhower Community Center on Hwy 7 between Hwys 169 and 494.