Pictured here are Minnetonka Rotary Foundation Chair: Chris Rosenlund, Fundraiser Chair Scott Johnson, and Minnetonka Rotary President Lenny Newman with a big check transferring the money to the Minnetonka Rotary Foundation.
Press Release: November 18, 2015. The Minnetonka Rotary is pleased to announce that their fundraising event “Links & Libations” held on September 10, 2015 at The Glen Lake Golf Course was a successful event in the fact that it raised $26,502 for the Minnetonka Rotary Foundation to disburse into the communities of Hopkins / Minnetonka. Scott Johnson went on to say, “We set a goal to raise $25,000 and we exceeded that target. We all know that goal setting works and I am happy to say that we kept our focus and made it. Our club members did an outstanding job by contributing their skills and time ….. they are responsible for our success.”
The total amount raised is a significant gain from last year. The Minnetonka Rotary Foundation last year disbursed funds for, Hopkins High School Scholarship, Minnetonka High School Scholarship, Hennepin County Home School Scholarship, 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, Teens Alone, Outreach Food Packaging Event 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.