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May 18, 2017
 
 
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Lakeville Rotary Club Celebrating 100 Years of "Doing Good" in the world at their Annual Paul Harris Awards Dinner.
 
 
 
 
Tom Vonhof, Nathan Reuvers ,Harmony J. Zweber-Langer
Officers Sara Urman, Nic Stevens, Chief Long, Jay Young, and Sergeant Jason Haider
Jenny Mosser, Emma Hadacek
 

2016 Taste of Lakeville Judges Choice for Best Food

Morgan's Farm to Table is the 2016 Taste of Lakeville Judges Choice (2nd year in a row!) and Best Booth Winner! www.morgansfarmtotable.com
 
Jonathan Reuvers and Danae Sollie
 
 
Jay Young presented Scott Peterson a $1500 check for the “YMCA” Scholarship for the "Day Campers" program at Camp Streefland.
Tom Vonhof, Dr Dana Kelly, Alex Heuer, Samuel Spangler, Paul Donner
Jay Young presented Karen DeVaughn with a $2000 grant for “Hope for Tomorrow”
 
Karen thanked Lakeville Rotary Club for being behind the program and shared that Hope for Tomorrow started in 1997 by a group of community leaders that thought we had a group of kids “lost in the shuffle”.  Looking forward the Chapter is exploring starting a boy’s chapter in “Lakeville”

 
 
Speakers
Alan Anderson
Feb 23, 2017
Preserving Rotary’s Legacy in a Changing World: The Challenge of Climate Change
John Crudele
Mar 02, 2017
The Courage to Connect
Duke Pieper
Mar 09, 2017
"I'm Alive" Courage,Hope, and a Miracle"
Tim Grant
Mar 23, 2017
Understanding Why Happiness Matters
Judge Mark Vandelist
Mar 30, 2017
Rob Reynolds, Director of Advocacy
Apr 06, 2017
Medication dispensing
Al Zdrazil
Apr 13, 2017
Domestic Violence – A Workplace Issue
STRIVE Breakfast
Apr 20, 2017
Sal Di Leo
Apr 27, 2017
Experience the Power of Gratitude
All Club Planning Meeting
May 11, 2017
Taste of Lakeville
No Morning Meeting
May 18, 2017
TASTE OF LAKEVILLE
Student of the Month
May 25, 2017
Megan Voronyk
Jun 01, 2017
The Link
Paul Marzahn
Jun 08, 2017
Rotary in Thailand
Tera Girardin
Jun 15, 2017
Faces of Autism
Greg LaMere
Jun 22, 2017
Year in Review
Greg LaMere and Pat Arling
Jun 29, 2017
Passing of the Gavel
Ruth Bachman
Jul 13, 2017
The Hourglass Fund Project
 
 
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Convention: Southern hospitality
The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours of local landmarks. If it’s your first convention, these events are chances to meet fellow Rotarians from around the world, and if you’re an experienced convention goer, you can catch up with old friends. Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron will host Rotarians for a “Strike Out Polio” night at the new SunTrust Park, where you’ll...
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