Upcoming Events
New Member Breakfast hosted by Bruce and Jari
Perkins Apple Valley
Feb 24, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Domestic & Sexual Violence Awareness Luncheon
Brackett's Crossing Country Club
Feb 24, 2017
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
New Member Orientation & Mentoring Meeting
Valleywood Golf Club
Mar 01, 2017
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Presidents Elect Training Seminar
Mar 09, 2017 – Mar 11, 2017
New Member Orientation & Mentoring Meeting
Valleywood Golf Club
Mar 22, 2017
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
District Assembly
Apr 08, 2017
Upcoming Meeting Speakers
Mar 01, 2017
Child Attachment
Mar 08, 2017
AAA Minnesota/Iowa
Mar 15, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court Justice
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Jim Koester
February 14
Jon Rechtzigel
February 16
Join Date
Jessica Fields
February 12, 2014
3 years
Eva Cheney-Hatcher
February 24, 2010
7 years
Kevin Scheel
February 26, 2014
3 years
Bulletin Editor
Gwen Aaberg
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
What Did You Miss?
What did you miss!
Exchange Student Host Families
The Apple Valley Rotary club will be hosting a foreign exchange student again in 2017. We are looking for host families. Anyone who is interested or may know someone who is interested, please contact me Peter Theberath. Thank you!
Youth Exchange Officer
Anyone interested in becoming the  volunteer Youth Exchange Officer?  Peter Theberath will plan to remain active with the program, but is looking for someone to take over the lead position.  He will provide assistance to the person that volunteers for this position.




What's new this week?

What's new this week? 




Speaker: Laurie Sjodin-Ernste


Topic: Child Attachment




Laurie graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Superior with a degree in Social Work. She has devoted more than 25 years to helping battered women and victims of child abuse and neglect. She has worked with Harriet Tubman Battered Women's Shelter, Rice County Victim Support, Rice County Social Services, Dakota County Social Services, and now trains Foster and Adoptive classes for the State of Minnesota. She feels it's her calling to help abused and neglected kids live better lives.





FOODSHELF WEDNESDAY - Bring food items you would like to donate, and Gwen will deliver them 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!



Proposed slate of Officers for 2017-2018

President - Wayne Hilbert
President Elect - Lance Miller
Secretary - Greg Higgins
Sargeant at Arms - Jessica Fields
Voting will take place at the March 15th Club Meeting
Weekly Raffle Update

March 1, 2017 Weekly Raffle Update


For the meeting of March 1, 2017 there are 47 cards and 2 Jokers. The pot stands at $155!

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.

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.

3/1/17 - Rick Ernste

3/8/17 - Bill Butler

3/15/17 - Craig Fields

3/22/17 - Merv Nordstrom

3/29/17 - Tasha Wells

4/5/17 - Kevin Lovegreen

4/12/17 - Justin Burleson

4/19/17 - Brian Bessler

4/26/17 - Clint Hooppaw

5/3/17 - Tom Lawell

5/10/17 -  Terry Merritt

5/17/17 - Tasha/Robert - STRIVE/AVID

5/24/17 - Club Assembly - No speaker

5/31/17 - Joe Sterling