Meeting notes:
  • A memorial service for Paul Jacobsen’s father, Richard, will be this Saturday, December 10, at North Heights Lutheran Church, 2701 North Rice Street, Roseville. 10 a.m. visitation, 11 a.m. service. Obituary at 
  • The Club will donate $400 toward the $600 cost per video to The Reel Project (professionally made videos of children in foster care seeking forever families). If you wish to add to the donation, make your tax-deductible check payable to the Rotary Healthy Youth Foundation and mail it to John Ordway to be included with the Club check.
  • Our annual holiday party with the Irondale Chorus will be Tuesday, December 20 at noon at the Mounds View Community Center.
  • Members – keep track of your Rotary volunteer hours for RI.
  • Save the Date - The Gold Plate Dinner will be April 21, 2023, at the Mounds View Community Center, $170 per ticket for two, 75 tickets will be sold.
  • John Risdall is in hospice care.
  • Paul Fournier is recovering from hip surgery.
  • If you have a passion for fighting human trafficking, please volunteer to be the one who keeps us tuned to the D-5960 effort. (You’d be a Champion!)
  • NBMV Rotary Club members donated $3,465 to Polio Plus in November!!! Awesome!
  • Congratulations to John Johnson who is now a Paul Harris Fellow! And to Ed James, who is now Paul Harris plus 3!  FYI: Our Club has 3 Major Donors - members who have given more than $10,000 to The Rotary Foundation over time.
Dan McNeil, Peacemaker Minnesota, acknowledged 15 years of NBMV Rotary support for the anti-bullying/anti-harassment program which focuses on teaching children to treat each other with kindness and respect, developing positive relationships.
In the most recent survey (2018 pre-COVID), 19% of Minnesota children reported being bulliesd and 8-11% said they didn't feel safe in school.  Last year, Peacemaker served 45 schools in 29 communities.  They provide curriculum, speakers, staff training, videos and age-appropriate books.