Russell Hampton
Nov 16, 2017
Nov 23, 2017
Nov 30, 2017
Influecing for Impact
Dec 07, 2017
K12 Link Lead Instructor
Dec 07, 2017
Town Ball Parks
Dec 14, 2017
Dec 14, 2017
Classification Talk
Dec 21, 2017
Holiday Program
Dec 28, 2017
Jan 04, 2018
Ensemble Creative: Creating a Brand
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
November 1
Christi Fletcher
November 1
November 2
November 4
Ken Wentworth
November 9
Gary Ziehr
November 15
Greg Highberg
November 16
Mark Booth
November 19
Ryan Schmisek
November 23
Kathy Cleveland
December 9
Peg Duenow
December 9
Beth Kohlnhofer Raskovich
December 16
December 17
Colleen Ratzlaff LaBeau
December 19
Greg LaMere
December 19
Join Date
November 1, 1989
28 years
November 1, 1995
22 years
Philip Bruneau
November 8, 2008
9 years
November 15, 2001
16 years
Kathy Cleveland
November 19, 2014
3 years
November 20, 2003
14 years
Mark Booth
November 20, 2013
4 years
November 21, 1996
21 years
November 21, 1996
21 years
Colleen Ratzlaff LaBeau
December 2, 2010
7 years
Lakeville Rotary Club
Service Above Self
We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Brackett's Crossing Country Club
17976 Judicial Road
Lakeville, MN  55044-7103
United States
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2017 -18 Lakeville Member Directory





November 09
Greg Highberg
Gary Jenos
November 16
Gary Jenos
Jack Johnson
November 30
Jack Johnson
Cody Rodewall
December 07
Cody Rodewall
Joe Julius
December 14
Joe Julius
Clint Kennedy
December 21
Clint Kennedy
Jeff Kohlnhofer


Nov 09- Chris Casey
Nov 16 - Tom Hendrickson
Nov 30- Lynn Tharaldson
Dec 07-Richard Henderson
Dec 14-Greg LaMere
Dec 21 - Greg Peterka



Nov 9 - Colleen LaBeau
Nov 16 - Steve Volavka
Nov 30 - Dave Oswald
Dec 7 - Dave Oswald
Dec 14- Paul Marzahn
Dec 21-Paul Marzahn



Mark Your Calendars
  • November 9 - Lakeville Rotarians Invited to Grand Reopening Event at McDonald Eye Care, 20094 Kenwood Trail West
  • November 15 - District 5960 - Tap Room tour: Location: Imminent Brewing - Northfield
    Free Appetizers & Cash Bar:  Free Event but Registrations requested:more information - Click Here
  • November 16 - 501 Club Meeting - Green Mill, Lakeville
  • November 17 - 360 Communities "Fire & Ice" Gala - Click Here for more information
  • Dec 1 - Bell Ringing

Holiday Programs:
Ring the Bell - Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign - Friday, December 1st.
Armful of Love - Signup is available for part or whole families for the 360 Communities Armful of Love Program. - Family information available.
Contact Nancy Savstrom, for more information. Armful of Love website, Click Here
Be A Santa To A Senior program - sponsored by the Lakeville Rotary Club Noon Meeting - Gift Ornament's will be available during the month of November at club meetings. Contact: Christi Fletcher,  or cell 763-772-2367, for more information.
New Member - Michael Baumann
Tom Vonhof , Michael Baumann
Tom Vonhof inducted our returning member Michael Baumann, Superintendent at Lakeville Area Public Schools ISD 194, into Lakeville Rotary today. Michael’s sponsor is Judy Keliher. Michael is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and has spent the last nine years in the St. Paul Public Schools.
He is an Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom veteran. In Baghdad, he commanded an Army battalion task force in the First Cavalry Division from 2004-2005.  Many of the long time Lakeville Rotarians might remember the club meeting where Michael introduced us to his friend, Fadi M. Fadhil “Freddie,” an Iraqi interpreter, and helped Fadhil gain political asylum in the United States in 2006.
Michael and his wife Shelly have lived in Lakeville since 2005 and have one son, a senior at Farmington High School.
Rotary Students of the Month-September 2017
Cheryl Meger, Lauren Davis, Kayla Severson, Paul Donner
Each month of the school year, the Lakeville Rotary Club recognizes students of the senior class who demonstrate “Service Above Self”. 
Lakeville North High School has chosen Lauren Davis has been chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month for September from Lakeville North High School.   Lauren has been chosen due to her high academics and strong leadership both at Lakeville North High School and outside of school.  Lauren maintains a high GPA and is currently ranked 3 in her class of 462. 
At Lakeville North High School, Lauren is the captain of the Speech Team, she is the Treasurer of Student Council, a Senior Class Officer, a member of National Honor Society and the Marching Band.  Some awards Lauren has received are AP Scholar with Distinction, President’s Volunteer Service Award – Bronze, Harvard Prize Book Award. 
Outside Lakeville North High School, Lauren is a Fairview Ridges Hospital Junior Volunteer.   Lauren volunteers at the Lakeville Elementary Schools Family Fun nights.  She is a reading/language arts tutor.  In piano, Lauren performs in Honors Concert at the Minneapolis Convention Center, has received eleven consecutive superior ratings at the National Federation of Music Piano Festival.  Most recent, Lauren was crowned “Miss Lakeville” 2017, earning a scholarship.
Lauren’s parents are Elizabeth & Joseph Davis and her Dean is Cheryl Meger
For the month of May Kayla Severson will be recognized as the Lakeville South Rotary Student of the Month. Kayla is an outstanding student at Lakeville South High School.  She consistently demonstrates strength in excellence, commitment, and determination. 
Kayla hopes to earn a degree in college that is connected Energy Resources and Writing. She has demonstrated she is college ready by maintaining a GPA that is higher than any student I have ever worked with.  She has successfully completed many college prep courses, such as AP Language, AP World History, AP Physics, and AP Calculus.  She continues to challenge herself her senior year by selecting courses such as AP Literature, AP Physics II, AP Computers, and AP Macroeconomics.  Kayla has the ability balance a rigorous course load, participate in many activities, and be a very active volunteer in our community.
Kayla’s positive attitude and her willingness to advocate for herself are very impressive.  By her actions, it is clear she is a positive leader through her commitment to an intense work ethic. She participates in Math League, Painting, and has established herself as a Published Author.   She wrote the book ‘Nature’s First Gem Is Green’. During her free time, she volunteers and works at Medtronic, where she is currently interning.
Kayla Severson is an outstanding student and individual.  She has made a positive impact at LSHS and I am convinced she will make a positive impact on any program she becomes involved in. 
Kayla’s parents are Greg and Rose Severson and her Dean is Paul Donner.
Frank Schoeben Memorial Blood Drive


Lakeville Rotary is sponsoring The 2nd Annual Frank Schoeben Memorial Blood Drive on Monday, October 9th from 3:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Crossroads Church. You are invited to help with this important project by registering to donate online at Memorial Blood Centers or contact Mike Cooper at 952/500‐0862
If you are unable to donate there are other ways you can help.  We need volunteers at the refreshment table and we especially need help promoting the blood drive.  Please take flyers / posters and ask friends and relatives to participate.


Perfect Attendance 2016-17
Congratulations! 2016-17 Perfect Attendance Award Recipients'

Rotary is an organization whose members are committed to service. Attendance at weekly Rotary meetings foster fellowship among club members, enriches their professional and personal knowledge, and keeps members current on local, District, and Rotary International news and events.

If a club member misses a meeting, they are encouraged to expand their Rotary horizons by attending makeup meetings at any club in the area or around the world – a practice that guarantees a warm welcome in communities around the globe. Meeting places and times for clubs in the area can be found in our weekly e-newsletter.
Under the Rotary International Code of Polices:
  • A member may not miss up to four (4) meetings in a row.
  • You need to be present for 60% of a meeting (i.e. 36 minutes of a 60-minute meeting.)
  • Must attend or make up 50% of your club meetings each year.
  • Make up can be in the following manner:
    1. Attend a meeting at another club
    2. Attend District meetings
    3. Participate in a club sponsored event or service project
      (i.e. Road cleanup, 501 Club, Committee meetings)
    4. Attend a Club Board meeting
    5. Attend a Club sanctioned service committee meeting – must be a minimum of 60 minutes
    6. Participate in an e-club meeting for at least 30 minutes.

One Year
Doug Anderson
Pat Arling
Laurie Bolin
Paul Marzahn
Ken Mosier
Two Years
Cheryl Morton
Ken Wentworth
Three Years
Greg Highberg
Greg LaMere
Steve Volavka
Four Years
Peg Duenow
Five Years
Judy Keliher
Mark Priore
Six Years
Jim Christian
Colleen Ratzlaff LaBeau
Seven Years
Kathy Hughitt
Eight Years
Jay Young
Nine years
Alan Williams
Eleven Years
Brian Lundquist
Twelve Years
Steve Aaker 
Thirteen Years
Sheila Longie
Twenty Years -One
Tom Coughlin
Twenty-Four Years
Clint Kennedy
Twenty-Five Years
Tom Mork
Twenty-seven Years
Gary Jenos
Carl Wahlstrom
Thirty Years
Lynn Tharaldson

Club Makeup's

Rotary online
District 5960 and when Clubs meet:
All make ups must be reported within two (2) weeks of the Club meeting that was missed.
Email make ups to Laurie Bolin,
Lakeville Rotary Club
PO Box 433
Lakeville, MN 55044