Upcoming Events
AV Board Meeting
6th Floor Wings
Aug 08, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Exchange Student Arrival!
Aug 12, 2017
Vivo Kitchen Happy Hour
Vivo Kitchen
Aug 14, 2017 5:00 PM
AV Board Meeting
6th Floor Wings
Sep 14, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
One Rotary Summit
Sep 22, 2017
Upcoming Meeting Speakers
Aug 02, 2017
Aug 09, 2017
Homelessness, particularly among the youth in Dakota County
Aug 16, 2017
Aug 23, 2017
Rick's bike sale benefiting Kids n' Kinship
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Leslie Ahlers
August 1
Steve Moore
August 5
Brandon Liebe
August 13
Kathy Maguire
August 22
Tom Goodwin
August 23
Sharon LaComb
August 25
Bruce Nordquist
August 27
Kevin Lovegreen
August 31
Join Date
Peter Theberath
August 10, 2005
12 years
Patrick Selchow
August 13, 2008
9 years
Tasha Wells
August 17, 2016
1 year
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
What's new this week?

What's new this week? 


Speaker: Senator Greg D. Clausen (DFL) District 57




Gregory D. “Greg” Clausen (born October 1947) represents Senate District 57, which includes Apple Valley, Rosemount, Coates, and portions of northeast Lakeville.

Clausen is an educator serving over 40 years in the Bloomington and Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools – District 196 as a classroom teacher, coach, assistant principal, high school principal and district office administrator. His most recent job was securing federal and state program funding for District 196 by writing and administering grants.

Clausen grew up in Bloomington and attended Augsburg College earning a de- gree in the Social Sciences and Education. He later received an M.A. in Education Curriculum and Instruction and an Ed. Specialist Degree in Education Administration from the University of St. Thomas.

Clausen currently serves on the Dakota County Affordable Housing Coalition, Heading Home Dakota Committee to end homelessness and as the Board of Directors Vice Chair of Dakota Woodlands, a homeless shelter for women and children in Eagan. He also is a board member for the Rocky Mountain Region of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and is a former member of the University of Minnesota College in the Schools Advisory Board.

Clausen has received Distinguished Service Awards from the Lake Conference Association of Schools, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools, Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals and the City of Rosemount.

Clausen and his wife Roberta have three children and three grandsons.



Prospective New Members
the following individuals have been nominated by membership in the Rotary Club of Apple Valley:
Board of Directors approved
If no objection, the following will be inducted into the membership of the Rotary club of Apple Valley on
August 9, 2017.
Tanya Anderson
360 Communities
Ben Brekken
Footprint Promotional Advertising
(transferring member from Duluth)
FOODSHELF WEDNESDAY - Bring food items you would like to donate and they will get delivered to 360 Communities.  The apple will also be passed if you would prefer a cash donation. Remember for every $1 donated, 360 Communities can purchase $3 worth of food from their partners.  360 Communities greatly appreciates your donations!
Weekly Raffle Update


For the meeting of August 2, 2017 there are 28 cards and 2 Jokers. The pot stands at $676 +!

Ticket donations are: $1 for 1 ticket; $2 for 3 tickets; $5 for 10 tickets; and $10 for 25 tickets. Three lucky winners are chosen each week; the first two tickets drawn win $5, the third winner draws a card from the deck in hopes of pulling an Ace to win a share of the pot.  If a joker is pulled, it will cost the winner a $2 contribution to the pot.  If the Ace of Spades is pulled, the pot is awarded equally to all who have pulled an Ace from the current deck, and the drawing starts over again.  Congratulations to  Bruce Nordquist for drawing the Ace of Hearts.  He is guaranteed 1/4 of the pot!

Speaker Rotation - Who's Up?

Upcoming Speaker Rotation

The following club members are responsible for arranging meeting speakers on the assigned days.
Please contact Lance Miller with your speaker's topic and biographical info.

8/2/17 - Tom Goodwin

8/9/17 - John Haley

8/16/17 - Club Assembly

8/23/17 - Karen Kirkman

8/30/17 - Lance Miller