Meeting of April 5, 2017

Mark and Jacob welcomed our newest member Therese
New members Devon and Fred told us about themselves with Vocationals this morning.

Alexa started the meeting

Bill S. provided the invocation.
This day thou gavest Lord, is just beginning. Give us time .... time for patience, for understanding, time to remember thoughtful deeds to do. Time to believe in all fellow men and time to perceive the value of having Rotarian friends. Amen.

Ben: The March Madness bracket Challenge was won by Darlyene, she’s $25 richer and has a lunch paid for by Ben.
Mark: New Members April 11th Fireside Chat at Mark Magney’s home… April 13th Fireside Chat Bill Sorterberg’s home
Mark: April 29th Hwy 7 clean up 8:30, meet at Famous Dave’s
Char: May 20th Helping Paws Community Service event 8:30-11 Eden Prairie. Sign up by April 14th and receive an event T-Shirt.
Mark: May 3rd Rotary Open House, Gold Nugget 5:00-8:00
Katie: Jose will be leaving for the East coast trip the last week in June.
Alexa: April 27 Paul Harris member dinner ….. April 28 District Conference Westin Hotel Edina

Chris R. both hosted the Raffle and won the Raffle …. Conflict of interests ? ….. Chris said it was all legal.

Happy Bucks:
Chris R. $10 no cane, won the pot $150, daughter in FL
Alan-back from Mexico
Guy-Alan’s back
Jennifer-Guy survived a coffee spill
Teresa-daughter only needed a cast for her fracture
Ann-new members
Bill-cabin survived the winter
Fred- Twins
Jerald- his family is still talking with each other
Mark Magney-skiing with family
Scott-Maui trip
Regina-Happy for the meeting
Tony-Ft Lauderdale trip
Chris C-Twins win
Dane-Family visit to FL
Ron L-NJ trip
Lenny-Evan picked Univ. of MI
Darlyene-Ballroom dancing
Molly-diving granddaughter
Bill S Vacation
Katie-Bonnie helped her with will prep
Nicholas, foreign exchange student from Bolivia, presented a Rotary flag from his father’s club.

Vocationals by Devon, and Fred

Devon gave us an outline and we were able to follow along
Member of the Lawrence Welk family
Financial planner Mtka.
Grew up in Fargo
UND grad
Redskins fan

Fred almost seemed like a stand up comedian as he told us about himself
Grew up in NY City
First a banker now a lawyer
Served on the board of Lakewinds Food Coop.
Married, 3 children
Hobbies: repairing cars, guitars, gardening, playing basketball

Dutifully Submitted,
Mark Marlin