Jul 13, 2017
The Hourglass Fund Project
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 20, 2017
Bricks to Bread International
Aug 03, 2017
Invite a child to Rotary day!
Aug 10, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Body Project
Aug 30, 2017
District 5960 Joint Meeting with Prior Lake Rotary @ The Wilds
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
George "Skip" Thaler
July 2
Jon Koznick
July 4
July 5
John Clark
July 23
August 3
Alan Williams
August 25
Robert Bayer
August 30
Join Date
July 1, 2005
12 years
July 1, 1991
26 years
James Connelly
July 1, 2016
1 year
Denny Chrissinger
July 9, 2014
3 years
Peggy Rice
July 18, 2013
4 years
Jeffrey Long
July 25, 2014
3 years
August 1, 1991
26 years
Beth Kohlnhofer Raskovich
August 17, 2016
1 year
August 19, 2004
13 years
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Club Information
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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June 29
Bob Bayer
Lia Bedeaux
July 6
Lia Bedeaux
Dave Bellows
July 13
Dave Bellows
Mark Booth
July 20
Mark Booth
Patrick Boria
July 27
Patrick Boria
Phil Bruneau
Aug 03
Phil Bruneau
Aug 10Club Picnic
Aug 17Chris Casey


June 29 - Paul Marzahn



June 22 - Colleen LaBeau
June 29 - Colleen LaBeau
July 06 - Paul Marzahn
July 13 - Sheila Longie
July 20 - Doug Anderson
July 27 -
Aug 3 -
Aug 10 - Club Picnic


Mark Your Calendars
  • July 5 -  Surprise "Good Bye" party for Nerea  - Crossroads Church 6pm -8pm
  • July 6 - No Noon Meeting Today join us in the morning for our speaker Tyler Krebs
  • July 13 - Noon Meeting -Pat Arling Member Profile, $2500 check presentation to Karen Peterson "Hope for Tomorrow".
  • July 20 - 501 Club Meeting - Angry Inch Brewery
  • Aug 3 - Puppet Wagon @ Rotary.
  • Aug 10 - Club Picnic
  • Aug 30 - Joint Club Meeting with Prior Lake @ The Wilds


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

On April 26th, you can show your solidarity with survivors of sexual assault by participating in the Eighth Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Walk in Apple Valley.

There will be refreshments and a short program, followed by a candlelight walk.  Please bring an umbrella and a flashlight for back-up in case of rain or wind.

Registration Required: Click Here


Speaker-Judge Mark Vandelist
   Judge Mark Vandelist, Greg LaMere
Ken Mosier introduced our speaker First Judicial District Court Judge Mark Vandelist.
Judge Vandelist has been a Lakeville resident since 1985, Ken mentioned that he was originally from a small town near Greenbay, WI, a Packers fan and season ticket holder. Judge Vandelist is chambered at Le Center in Le Sueur County. Judge Vandelist is a certified civil trial specialist, serves as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and volunteers as coach for Lakeville North High School Mock Trial.
Minnesota’s First Judicial District consists of Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Le Sueur, McLeod, Scott and Sibley Counties.
Judge Vandelist spoke to us about the Adult Drug (Treatment) Court.
Treatment Court strategies include extended probation, frequent appearances before a judge, frequent meetings with probation officers, staggered sentencing that breaks up jail time into segments and allows the participant to "earn" reductions in jail time with good behavior, and regular alcohol and other drug testing.
Research shows that this approach has proven more effective than traditional court strategies at reducing repeat offenses.  This is especially true for certain offenders, such as those having a high recidivism potential.  Treatment Courts result in more defendants turning their lives around and becoming healthy, law-abiding citizens. Research also shows that when these strategies are implemented correctly, they improve public safety and save taxpayer dollars.
The following courts fall under the Treatment Court umbrella: Adult Drug Courts, DWI Courts, Family Dependency Treatment Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Mental Health Court, and Veterans Court.
Judge Vandelist shared one of his stories on the treatment court about Jimmy (31 years old) who was staring at nearly five years in prison. By November 2014, he had 41 convictions over a 12-year period. Many were drug-related, several for methamphetamine possession.  Within one year, he lost his job, crashed his car, lost his license, most importantly, he had lost his family. Through the Drug Court program (18 months) Jimmy was able to turn his life around gain full-time employment, his licenses and girlfriend and children.
District Conference 2017

Club Makeup's

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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,
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Lakeville Rotary Club
PO Box 433
Lakeville, MN 55044