Speaker Date Topic
Charlie Kanan Nov 21, 2018
A Time for Thanks
Pete Shinkle and John DesLauriers Nov 28, 2018
Camp Enterprise Attendees

Come and hear from this years CAmp Enterprise attendees

"John DesLauriers" <johndeslauriers2001@gmail.com> "John DesLauriers" <johndeslauriers2001@gmail.com>

LMERC Commitee Chairs Dec 05, 2018 7:00 AM
What do our LMERC committees do and how do I get on a committee!

All members of LMERC are expected to be an active member of an LMERC Committee. How can you/are you sharing your gifts with the club. Committee Chairs will share what their committees do and what kind of help they need to make our club the best it can be! 


Cathy Maes Dec 12, 2018 7:00 AM
Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes serves free, nutritious meals to people in need in areas where that need is greatest. Our enhanced mission emphasizes nutrition in every meal, which includes a local farm-to-table approach during Minnesota’s growing season. We are always guided by our vision that all people, regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background, deserve to meet their basic needs for food, dignity and respect.



Minnetonka Chamber Choir* Dec 19, 2018 7:00 AM
Annual Holiday Concert

Listen to the sounds of the season with the Minnetonka High School Chamber Choir.

*Tentatively scheduled

Amber Larson Jan 02, 2019
Miss Gus Award Recipient

Special Education teacher at Deephaven Elementary

Joyce Gustafson Award

Joyce Gustafson Memorial Award

Sponsored by the Lake Minnetonka/Excelsior Rotary Club this award is an ongoing tribute in memory of Joyce Gustafson, a long time Minnetonka music teacher who died in April 1999, after a five-year battle with cancer. This annual award provides recognition to a Minnetonka employee who demonstrates the special commitment to students, creativity in teaching, support for colleagues, and the high level of professionalism shown by Joyce Gustafson during her teaching career in the Minnetonka Schools.


Shegitu Kebede Jan 09, 2019 7:00 AM
Ethiopian Orphanage
Shegitu Kebede will speak about the orphanage in Ethiopia.  She will be returning to Ethiopia right after January 9, so we may not have another opportunity to hear from her in a while.
Maggie Trenary Jan 16, 2019 7:00 AM
Susan Moores Jan 23, 2019 7:00 AM
Multicultural youth see extrodinary hope for the future - Community gardens to healthy salads...

Susan Moores <sue@rootsforthehometeam.org


Sue Moores

Executive Director

“I love that Roots is a powerful catalyst for youth. Our kids gain courage, realize a bigger world is available to them and discover new ways they can contribute to it.”

Sue is Executive Director of Roots for the Home Team. The longtime dietitian and nutritionist for Kowalski’s Markets provides our creative vision for helping youth change the food landscape, while giving them new tools and opportunities to dream bigger. With a self-proclaimed “stir-the-pot DNA,” Sue continually looks for new ways and new people to enrich the Roots experience. (Learn how you can help by visiting these pages: Become a PartnerBuy Our Salads and Donate.)

Kathleen Mallery Jan 30, 2019 7:00 AM
Charlie Kanan Feb 06, 2019
Annual Club Meeting

This is the official business meeting that is required per our bylaws.  It will provide a financial update, update on our progress toward the annual goals and the vote on the new President Elect for 2019-2020.

Stephen Foertsch Feb 13, 2019 7:00 AM
Amir A. Berenjian Feb 20, 2019 7:00 AM
"Virtual Reality for Impact"
  "VR for Impact" initiative that aligns well with Rotary's  mission.

Amir A. Berenjian and Travis Hoium created REM5 to bring premium virtual reality to consumers, businesses, and students in Minneapolis. Every aspect of REM5 is built upon our passion for knocking down the existing accessibility barriers and allowing everyone a chance to play, explore, learn and create in VR. 

Lynn Garthwaite Feb 27, 2019 7:00 AM
“Why Do Our States Have Such Crazy Shapes?” -


Lynn Garthwaite is the published author of seven books, including Our States Have Crazy Shapes. She is a member of Women of Words (a women’s writers group) and an occasional instructor in Community Ed. classes. She brings a sense of humor to the anecdotal retelling of how our country was formed.


The quirky explanations for a jigsaw puzzle map full of panhandles, bootheels, and really odd knobs and points.

Scott Reher Mar 13, 2019 7:00 AM
Buckthorn, restoring natures woodland habitat

Scott Reher, Landscaper Restoration Inc., Buckthorn removal and control



Deb Rodgers Mar 27, 2019 7:00 AM
The Commons Park, Band Shell Update

Community for TheCommons MISSION STATEMENT:
Lake Minnetonka area citizens dedicated to the long term enhancement and improvement Excelsior’s Commons for the enjoyment of residents, guests and the surrounding community.



Kasey Penk Apr 10, 2019 7:00 AM
Sandy Ryan Mhyre Apr 24, 2019 7:00 AM