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WE NEED YOU!
As a club committee member, you help make Edina Morningside Rotary Club a successful, thriving and fun place. 
 
Edina Morningside Rotary Club members serve on teams that fulfill Rotary’s 7 Areas of Focus:
Promote Peace
Fight Disease
Provide Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Save Mothers and Children
Support Education
Grow Local Economies
Supporting the Environment
 
Got an Idea for a New Committee? 
If you are passionate about something, why not share your passion with others?
Examples: Climate Action, Senior Citizen Needs, Habitat for All, and more.

Edina Morningside Rotary Club members service is aligned with Rotary’s 7 Areas of Focus
 
Club Service: Bob Laue
Meeting support including duty roster, greeters, ambassadors (check in table), special meetings (holiday party, foundation fair).
 
Community Service: Afira Hasan
Develop and lead local service projects that address our community's needs, connect with local organizations (VEAP backpacks, Highway Clean Up, Junior Police, 363, special collections, Warm Heads/Hands/Hearts)
 
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Andrea Humphrey, Mary Brindle
Members of Edina Morningside Rotary Club are working to plan a series of discussions, sharing fellowship and learning about the challenges we encounter when learning about race equity and justice. We will use resources from "Creating a Better Story," the three-part series hosted by Rotary District 5950 to deepen our understanding of the concept of unconscious bias and how it plays a role in the context of our society. The topic of racial inequity and injustice is a difficult topic of discussion. We will also use a book discussion format to focus our conversations and our learning. 
 
Environmental and Sustainability:
Guide club members to become more environmentally conscious. Provide ideas to conserve resources, prevent ecological harm, use renewable resources whereever possible, and engage club members in the creation of a club goal toward sustainability. (Arbor Day Tree Planting)
 
Fund Raising: Guy Logan
Plan and manage fund raising activities (sponsorships, donations, auctions) aligned with club events (golf tournament, Pints for People)
 
International Service: Jim Bizal, Jeremy Newhouse 
Identify resources to develop international projects and design large and small local and international grants. Leverage local connections between Rotary clubs to give a project greater impact through collaboration, creating a network of local support. Project partners could include other Rotary clubs and Rotaract clubs and organizations with expertise and resources needed to accomplish a project's goals.
 
Lake Street Revitalization: John Sorteberg, Bob Schriver
Coordinate resources and volunteer projects in support of EMRC's business partner, Sol Travel. Sol Travels office was destroyed/damaged in the unrest in Minneapolis that took place in May/June, 2020. EMRC's role is to support the business owner through this tumultuous time and ultimately mentor the business owner/s during this transition time and after they move into their restored office space.
 
Membership
Coordinate recruitment, on-boarding, orientation and retention of club members. 
 
Programs: Jay Brown, Dan Hunt
Schedule speakers for weekly programs that inform and entertain.
 
Public Image/Website: John Pastor
Present the club's image to the community. Promote the club's speakers and activities. Keep the club website up to date. Coordinate public image with Social Media team.
 
Social: Mike Andersen 
Ensure that all club members are having fun. Plan a variety of social events for club members, guests, families. (Club family picnic, Brewtarians, Bunny's)
 
Social MediaJoe Kirk
Promote Rotary to the public to further understanding, appreciation and support for our Rotary in Edina. (Facebook, Linked In)
 
Vocational Service: Paul Nelson 
Rotary brings together business and professional leaders to exchange ideas, develop relationships and improve teams. (Monthly Career-Focused Vocational Gathering at the Mezz, Fireside Chats, Rotary in the Workplace)
 
Youth Exchange/Youth Service: Peter Kelley , Liisa Schmitt
Empower young people to develop leadership skills while promoting peace through multi-generational relationships. 
 
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