December 15th, 2017

This Week's Program:  
Rotary Club of Plymouth Club Assembly and Club Updates
This Past Week, December 8th, 2017:  

Christopher Galler - Chief Executive Officer at Minnesota Association of REALTORS(R)

Minnesota Association of REALTORS(R
  • Reminder to send me your volunteer Hours that you spend on Rotary so I can track this for the District. 
  • If you choose to make a Rotary donation by year end it can be a Tax Benefit for 2017.
  • Thanks to Bala and his family for opening their heart and home last Friday for our Christmas Party. Thanks to all of those amazing Rotarians who brought their smile. laughter, and food to share! We had a great experience!
  • Upcoming Kids Ice Fishing contest is scheduled for Saturday February 3rd, 2018
  • Upcoming "AND THE BEAT GOES ON BREWFEST" to be held Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at the Plymouth Creek Center 14800 34th Ave N, Plymouth, MN. Time is 3pm-6pm with a VIP Tasting from 2pm-3pm. Tickets are AVAILABLE!
  • Take Juan to sporting events or a wonderful day or night out on the town! Great guest to have with you and your family!
  • Thanks to Allina Hospitals and Clinics we have a donated AED unit for our club to have present during Rotary meetings and for any Rotarian wishing to check the device out from Norm or Russ for socials and any gathering of people!
  • Love is all there is.....Go out and shine your Light, Joy, and Happiness!
Heart Safe Plymouth:  

We have trained 4,416 people and counting!

Russ, Norm, Don and team continue to train and impact the local community. 
Membership Drive (38 Yrs as a Club:-)):  
Please consider inviting guests to visit our weekly breakfast meeting.  A primary goal of moving to breakfast meetings is to make the meeting time more convenient for Plymouth professionals who commute out of the community for work. Now that we have moved to breakfast, please spread the word.
Foundation Giving:  

Please give to Rotary International and/or Polio Plus!

Our goal this year is $365 per member, which equals one dollar a day to potentially and positively change the life of another.  Any new member giving over $500 will be recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International. '
Please contact Bruce Behm with any questions on how to give and where to give at 763-550-9000.
General Information:  

Quarterly Invoices:  Please pay quarterly invoices promptly.  The Board continues to work with members that have outstanding balances.

Amazon Purchases:  Please remember to select RCOP Foundation when you make  on-line purchases at Amazon.Smile.   The Rotary Club of Plymouth Foundation is registered with Amazon and may be chosen when you make purchases through Amazon.Smile. Amazon will donate .05% of your total purchase to RCOP Foundation.  The AmazonSmile web site provides all the same products as the regular site, but in addition allows you to designate a charity which Amazon will support. Please tell your friends and associates who shop through Amazon Smile!  The contribution comes out of Amazon's pocket - not yours!  Click here to get started:  You Shop/ Amazon Gives!




Rotary Core Values:  Fellowship, Integrity, Diversity, Service, Leadership


The 4-Way Test:  Of the things we think, say or do:

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


2017-2018 Rotary Theme:  "ROTARY: Making A Difference"


Meeting Roles (for month of December)
Sgt-at-Arms: Dwain Erickson
Greeter: Sharon Sund
Fine Master: Dave Olson
Invocation: Ricardo Ortizcazarin
Thank you to everyone that participates in the meetings.  If you are unable to take on the roles as assigned, please attempt to find someone to fill in for you.  Once you find someone or if you cannot find someone, please notify me at so that I can plan appropriately 




Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Glen Norton
December 6
Donald Weber
December 19
Lymari Santana
December 25
Spouse Birthdays
Cecil Asher
December 6
Join Date
James Crenna
December 1, 1988
29 years
Steve Beachler
December 1, 1974
43 years
Glen Norton
December 6, 2010
7 years
Robert Blakely
December 8, 2016
1 year
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
President's Message
Jason Cardwell
member photo
Executives & Directors
Vice President
Club Administration
Membership Chair
Rotary Foundation
Public Relations
Service Projects
Past President
Treasurer Support