Our speakers are Tom Swain, author, and Lori Sturdevant, columnist. Tom will be sharing his experience with the people and events that shaped the State and City of Saint Paul. From business to athletics, politics to education, Swain has been a key player.
President Carla Hauge brought the meeting to order at 12:19 p.m. on a cloudy spring day at the Prom Center in Oakdale. Today was the Camp RYLA 2016 Closing Celebration! RYLA campers led the assembled Rotarians in singing The Star Spangled Banner accompanied by Bill Givens on the piano. A RYLA camper (Abdi) provided today's invocation. Today's Greeters were Mary Britts and Matt Halley.
How do you turn around a 100-year-old brand, one rooted in a legacy payment solution but now forging its growth with a suite of marketing services for small businesses? Deluxe® believed investing in rich, authentic content would earn the company more brand awareness to share their transformation than they could buy through traditional advertising. Through an original documentary and photo essay series, Deluxe® ignited a "Small Business Revolution" utilizing social and purpose driven content to share the importance of small businesses in America. This modern marketing approach set them on their trajectory to not only raise brand awareness, but create a movement.
President Carla Hauge called the meeting to order at 12:15 pm. Michael-jon Pease led the singing of Good Bless America with Bob Jones assisting on piano. Jon Cieslak gave the inspirational minute. There were no visiting Rotarians and guests. The greeters were Heidi Fisher and Blaine Niven. The president thanked the Rotation Day hosts – Annette Kuyper, Matt Halley, and David Dominic.
This fun and engaging presentation covers "Getting Seniors Outdoors" in relation to communities, multi-generational connections, active lifestyles and health principles.Randy Thoreson, Project Manager/Outdoor Recreation Planner, National Park Service / River's & Trails Program has been giving talks around the U.S. (DC included) on this subject.
His presentation includes collaborative ideas on connecting seniors to the outdoors, visual pictures, talking points, data studies, as well as challenging the audience members to think about how they interact with the elderly sector of our population and what opportunities currently exist and/or can be integrated in community planning, health initiatives and organizations outreach efforts such as Rotary International.
Rotation Day is Tuesday, April 5. We will not have a regular meeting on this day. So please plan on joining fellow Rotations at an “off-site” location.
It’s important to register in advance as the host sites have limited capacity. To register, click on the link below for the location of your choice. This will take you directly to the registration for that particular site.
Jerry Faletti, Lethert, Skwira & Schultz, led the club in God Bless America with “Father” Bob Jones on the piano. This dynamic duo also led us in a round of Happy Birthday to the many stellar Rotarians celebrating March birthdays. Brianna Vujovich, Dignity Memorial, offered an inspirational minute about the power of wearing the Rotary pin. She boasted four today and it was noticing someone wearing a pin at a funeral that turned her into a member! Peter Pearson, Friends of the St Paul Public Library, introduced guests of Rotarians.
Come and hear a realistic portrayal of Minnesota’s current education and workforce outlook through highlighting local and regional demographic trends and economic well-being. Dr. Dastmozd will discuss the role and future of higher education in Minnesota to create a concerted effort to promote student success and strengthen the workforce by eliminating racial and economic disparities.
Past president John Guthmann, Ramsey County Court, opened the meeting about 12:15 at the InterContinental Hotel in St. Paul. Michael-Jon Pease, Park Square Theater, lead members through "Wild Irish Rose" in order to amend last week's poor showing on "When Irish Eyes are Smiling." Unfortunately the pesky Irish leprechaun played afoul with Doug Hartford's piano accompaniment prompting Doug to later share a Happy Dollar.
Protocol 46 is a cyber security company based in St. Paul that offers security solutions for businesses. Business owners both nationwide and locally are experiencing intrusions from outside hackers everyday where their information is held ransom and can cost companies millions of dollars. This presentation will provide solutions that can be used to protect your home or business before having to contact a cyber security company.
Domestic violence crosses every socio-economic status. When its effects follow victims into the workplace, co-workers and employers also suffer consequences of the original violence. Former Club 10 President Al Zdrazil and his colleague, prosecutor Janice Barker of the Ramsey County Attorney's Office, presented policies and action plans that can be put into immediate use in our workplaces today to assist workers victimized by this community problem.