Manny Villafaña is one of Minnesota's most successful entrepreneurs. In 2006, the World Society of CardioThoracic Surgery named him the “Living Legend of Medicine,“ for his pioneering leadership of St. Jude Medical, CPI/Guidant, ATS Medical and his latest venture, Medical 21, Inc.  Beyond his dedication to medtech, Manny is a well known philanthropist and lecturer at Harvard, Universities of MN, Iowa, Notre Dame, Miami of Ohio, Stanford, Brown, St. Olaf, and others. Governor Dayton proclaimed October 27 as “MANNY VILLAFAÑA DAY.”  You won't want to miss this -- but you'll need to register promptly, as capacity is limited. 
Registration is limited to 300 - register today  
Active EMRC members don't need to submit payment, but, please register so we can reserve a space for you. You will be asked to pay for any guests you invite... we encourage you to do so!
7:00-7:40 a.m.  Registration, breakfast (7-7:30), networking
7:40-7:42 a.m.  Welcome, Edina Morningside President, Zdenek Kratky
7:42-7:45 a.m.  Introduction of Speaker, Speaker Chair, Susan A. Lund
7:45-8:45 a.m.  Speaker: Manny Villafaña, Ph.D.Sc.
8:45-8:55 a.m.  Thank You / Closing Comments
Goals for Event:
  • Be the inspiration; Be inspired and inspire others
  • Introduce community guests to Rotary
  • Collaboration with Area Rotary Clubs and Member Engagement
  • Everyone will have an opportunity to make a donation to Kips Bay Girls and Boys Club