Speaker Date Topic
Club Assembly and Taste & Tour Planning Jun 28, 2022 12:15 PM
Club Assembly and Taste & Tour Planning
Club Assembly and Taste & Tour Planning

Not a meeting to be missed! The Golden Valley Rotary Club members will have a discussion on membership, leadership opportunities, grants, and future projects, etc. You'll definitely want to attend this Rotary meeting to contribute to the important Club conversations. We'll also be discussing our upcoming Taste & Tour of Golden Valley event, scheduled for Thursday, September 15***NEW DATE***. On hiatus for the past two years due to the pandemic, this event will be resurrected in 2022. To do this, we will need all hands on deck with the planning. There are many opportunities to make a difference in this project! Look forward to seeing you there!

Can't join us in person? Log in virutally!

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87131536790?pwd=d2FHUnlhRFBkWTVuMkhBUHBRVGVTQT09 

4th of July Picnic Jul 05, 2022 5:00 PM
4th of July Picnic
4th of July Picnic

We'll gather at 5:00 p.m. at the Large Picnic Shelter at Brookview Park. Families/Partners are welcome! Please let us know ASAP if you can attend our annual Rotary picnic. Hope to see you there!

RSVP HERE

Holly Leppanen & Khadijah Cooper Jul 12, 2022 12:15 PM
The Annex Teen Clinic
The Annex Teen Clinic

Holly Leppanen, Director of Development and Communications and Khadijah Cooper, Director of Sexuality Education will present on behalf of The Annex Teen Clinic.

Holly Leppanen has over 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector with expertise in Workforce Development and Training, Adult Basic Education, and Sexual and Reproductive Health. She has served as both a Program Director and Director of Development and Communications, giving her a unique perspective on designing, implementing, and funding innovative and impactful programming. She is passionate about finding creative ways to build and sustain community-centered models of care.

Khadijah Cooper brings over 10 years of experience providing evidence-based and inclusive sexual health education. She brings considerable expertise to effective community engagement and has designed and implemented responsive programming to foster authentic partnerships with young people. She oversees a team of Annex Educators to integrate public health best practices with opportunities for young people to make a meaningful impact on community health initiatives. She has developed considerable expertise in facilitation, Motivational Interviewing, and uniting the community. She was honored as a Local Public Health Hero by the Minneapolis Health Department in 2022. Khadijah Cooper graduated from Robbinsdale Cooper High School in 2001.

https://annexteenclinic.org/

Patricia Fenrick, Outreach & Workforce Development Jul 19, 2022 12:15 PM
DHS Refugee Resettlement Program
DHS Refugee Resettlement Program

Patricia Fenrick has worked with diverse communities for over 20 years. Most of her career has focused on refugee and immigrant populations. She was the Executive Director for the refugee resettlement agency, World Relief Minnesota, worked in community development with immigrants for the City of Eden Prairie, and oversaw the Human Rights and Diversity Commission. Patricia has been an adjunct professor for several local universities and teaches about social justice issues. She currently works for the Department of Human Services (DHS) Refugee Programs Office in education, outreach, and refugee workforce development.

Club Service Project Jul 26, 2022 12:15 PM
Club Service Project
Karin Berdal, Development Associate + Lead Speaker Aug 09, 2022 12:15 PM
The Reel Hope Project
The Reel Hope Project

Karin Berdal was introduced to the world of adoption at a young age through a childhood best friend. She remembers printing off photos of children waiting to be adopted in the hopes of convincing her parents to adopt a little brother. Today, Karin runs her own 15 year old photography business and understands the power of digital storytelling. Karin oversees all aspects of fundraising and donor management for The Reel Hope Project. You will find her speaking at weekly churches and events, meeting with donors and spreading the mission of The Reel Hope Project across Minnesota.

www.thereelhopeproject.org

Rotary District 5950 Gov. Lloyd Campbell Aug 16, 2022 12:15 PM
The 2022-2023 Rotary Year
The 2022-2023 Rotary Year

Service Above Self was Lloyd’s motto long before joining the Rotary Club of Glenwood, Minnesota, on July 19, 2012.
 
Lloyd grew up on a small farm in Edmondson, Arkansas. After graduating from high school and moving away, Lloyd received his BS from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from The University of Chicago in Marketing and Finance. Lloyd worked for Janssen Pharmaceutical, a Division of Johnson & Johnson, and later a small consultant firm.
 
After joining Rotary in Glenwood, Minnesota, Lloyd took an active role in developing its website and bulletin, serving as international committee chair, and re-establishing the Youth Exchange Program in Glenwood. He eventually served as club president.
 
Lloyd received Service Above Self Award two times, Rotarian of the Year award, and the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce. On the District level, Lloyd served as Member of the International Grant Committee, District Grants committee, a facilitator for PETS, and served two years as district membership chair.
 
Lloyd is married to Dr. Rwanda Campbell. They have two sons. Dr. Campbell is a member of the Rotary Club of Minnesota Veterans.