Service Above Self
Rotary Club of Cambridge-Isanti


Friday, August 29, 2014
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Editor:   Bradley Larson
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Rotary Happenings for August
by Larson, Bradley

Programs for August:

NO MEETING THIS WEEK.....Happy Labor Day Weekend


The Membership Committee will provide speakers for September, Greeters are supplied by the Service Projects Committee.

2014-15 Rotary Club OfficersPresident -

PPC- (Past Presidents Club)
President Elect - Kirsten Bruss
Secretary - Karen/Brad
Treasurer - Clark Johnson/Dan Johnson



Club Assembly Minutes 8-14-14
by Larson, Bradley



AUGUST 14, 2014



Pres. Rick presided over the meeting.


Bill Berg and Howie Lewis had met with the City regarding the amphitheater and Bill said Rotary has  committed to $20,000 initially and $5,000 every year for the next three years.


Howie stated City has decided to pay $70,000 for the City Park.   Brian Baas to build as a good will



Bill thought we could do cement and electrical and we can go out and find a company that will help  us out.  Need $27,500 for cement; $10,000 for electrical.


Roger Anderson asked what amount of money we need to come up with to have naming rights.  Discussion held.


Eric Champion asked if we could get a water grant since part of project is on the water.


In mid-September we will take a vote and decide what we will do.


Meeting adjourned.


Karen Muhlhauser, Club Secty.







International Committee Meeting Minutes 7-1-14
by Larson, Bradley

-Attendees: Jean and Rog Anderson via conference call; Dennis Adams; Mary Kay Thomas
-July 1, 2014 meeting at Newton Financial
-Host family for 2014-15 for Camille:  Gretchen and Ben Sickler and family for first family.  Second and ideally third family to be identified to host as it is highly encouraged from international .
- Arrival for Camille: Requested August 20 or 21  flight arrival.   Sometimes this arrival could be earlier or later. Committee members welcome to welcome her with the host family. Paperwork to be completed by France supposedly June 30 or July 1.  Camille has been in communication via email with the Jean and Rog, District , and Sickler family.
- Nadia: Eastern  Tour with Rotary district exchange students was good.  Returned July 1.   Flight for return to Denmark is noon time- July 9.  Jean and Rog can take her to the airport.  Anyone is welcome.
- Group study exchange:  The committee recommends the club  send a request to the district for the  inbound Group Study exchange.    Add this to the Club Assembly July meeting for membership approval or not approval .
- Participation and funding to the Bosnia water project  request from Judge Slattengren  via Clark Joslin email from Judge Slattengren -not approved.  The committee members present felt a budget report for this committee from the treasury is needed before additional non budget expenditures are allocated.  If there is additional it is felt it needs to go a local of district international project.
-Next meeting:  First Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Newton Financial, 8:30 a.m., (note if this works for Dan and the committee) if not another August date can be set.  Recommendation to Dan: Dennis Adams moved to have you bring sour cream donuts from Herman's Bakery to the next meeting. 
Thanks Dan for the meeting location at Newton Financial and the capacity for a conference call to Jean and Rog
Notes by Jean


Club Assembly Agenda
by Larson, Bradley

Last Club Assembly Minutes- By Club Secretary

Presidential items

Committee Reports

Member Items

Goals/Take Away


Club Structure Chart.
by Larson, Bradley

Which committee are you on????



Drafted March, 2013 – rev. May, 2014 J. Moen


Rotary Club Board

Club Administration

President, Pres-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer




Dan Johnson


Encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary's humanitarian reach aroun the globe and to promote world undertsanding and peace. Supports Inbound Students, Outbound Students, and GSE Teams



First Tuesday

each month

8:30 am

Newton Financial Services Office




Kirsten Bruss


Adhering to and promoting the highest ethical standards in all occupations

Recognizing the value of all useful occupations, not just those that are pursued by Rotarians

Contributing one’s vocational talents to meeting the needs of the community .


Second Monday each month

9:30 am

Peoples Bank

Downtown Office

Membership Committee


Clark Joslin


Develop and implement plans for membership retention and growth, educate and train club members about recruitment and retention of members, work with club officers to assist with orienting new members, provide opportunities for club participation.


Fourth Monday each month

8:45 am

Lake State

Credit Union

Service Projects Committee


Bill Berg

Roger Anderson


To lead the club's service initiatives and to help develop and implement education, humanitarian, and vocation service projects that benefit the local community and communities in othr countri



First Thursday

each month



Public Relations Committee


Karen Mulhauser


To develop and execute a plan to tell the public about Rotary and promote the club's service projects and activities.


To be Determined

Rotary Foundation

(Jean Anderson)

Rotary Exchange Student News- Host Families Needed
by Larson, Bradley

We now know that our Inbound Student from France is a young lady by the name of Camille Bozec. 


We have our first host family but will need two more for Camille for the entire school year. Please let us know if you or someone you know might be interested.

Speaker and Greeter responsibilities for 2014
by Larson, Bradley


Speakers:   International Committee        Greeters:   Public Relations Committee


Speakers:  Membership Committee     Greeters:   Service Projects Committee



Rotary Exchange Student Requirements
by Larson, Bradley

The easiest way to secure our club is to have each member complete a background check when we have an exchange student in our club and transport any youth to leadership camps or rotary events. 
It is easy to complete the annual required background check  online.
The background check for Rotarians can be completed online , no charge, from the website.  Instructions are:

  1. Log on to
  2. Review text on the Welcome Page, enter the password: NorthStar and click “I Agree”.
  3. Enter Personal Information. All fields marked with a “*” are required.
  4. Click “Next”
  5. Review all information to ensure its accuracy before proceeding. If you need to make any corrections you can click on the “Edit” link or the “Previous” button to return to the Personal Information page.
  6. Click “Complete” to process your search.


Jean L. Anderson 525 Maple Dell Road Cambridge, MN 55008-1048 Phone: 763-689-4070 ;  763.242.3114(cell) 

Service Above Self
by Larson, Bradley

Would you like to help out your Club in a big way? Do you have just a little extra time on your hands to give to a worthy cause?

Your Club is in need of the following officers:

President Elect 2013-2014

Grants Subcommittee Chair - needed immediately!

Please contact Brad Larson if you would be interested in serving your club in any of these positions. Thank you!
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