Speaker Date Topic
NO LUNCH MEETING Club Service - Highway 55 Cleanup Oct 22, 2019
Club Service - Highway 55 Cleanup
Club Service - Highway 55 Cleanup

Highway 55 Cleanup on Thursday, October 24
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Meet at NE Corner of Hwy 55 and Winnetka Ave.
Dinner to follow at Doolittle's
*In lieu of our noon Tuesday meeting*

Business of the Year Presentation Oct 29, 2019
Business of the Year Presentation
Business of the Year Presentation

October is Rotary International Economic and Community Development Month. The Golden Valley Rotary Club celebrates by naming a local Business of the Year to honor. The 2019 selection is Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis in Golden Valley. They will receive their award at our October 29th meeting.

Armstrong, Torseth, Skold and Rydeen (ATS&R) 2006
Courage Center 2007
General Mills 2008
Golden Valley Golf and Country Club 2009
Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery 2010
Golden Valley American Legion, Post 523 2012
Winkley Orthotics and Prosthetics 2013
PRISM 2014
My Music Store 2015
Culver’s of Golden Valley 2016
Animal Humane Society 2017
Tennant Company 2018

Sanna Lee, Founder & Director Nov 05, 2019
Love Kenya Foundation
Love Kenya Foundation

In addition to being a mother, Sanna is founder of Benet, Inc., a marketing company and co-founder of Taylee Staffing Inc., a recruiting firm specialized in the life sciences industry. Sanna received her Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sanna combines her entrepreneurial energy, practical business management skills, and love of travel to maximize return on investment as measured by food, aid, and education services delivered.


Russ Michaletz, District Governor Nov 12, 2019
Vision for District 5950 in 2019-20
Vision for District 5950 in 2019-20

Russ Michaletz is a​ Minneapolis City of Lakes Rotarian and our 5950 District Governor for 2019-20. In his professional life, he is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Minnesota and South Dakota. He focuses on the unique needs of family business owners in the areas of wealth planning and succession. He is married to Jan Michaletz with four children and one grandchild.


Nicole Rabinowitz, Founder Nov 19, 2019
Inclusive Networking
Inclusive Networking

Nicole Rabinowitz grew up in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Kansas. She was trained in Customized Employment through Marc Gold and Associates and currently is a consultant and certifies those seeking Discovery Certification. Nicole is very passionate about supporting job seekers in finding meaningful, competitive employment as well as providing support and innovative training to employers, employment specialists, and job coaches to create more diverse and inclusive work environments. Nicole started her own consulting business, Inclusive Networking, where she provides trainings and Customized Employment services in discovery and job development.


No Meeting for the Thanksgiving Holiday Nov 26, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!

No Meeting for the Thanksgiving Holiday


Kerri Casey, L.Ac. Dec 10, 2019
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Kerri Casey is a licensed acupuncturist with the MN Board of Medical Practice and board certified by the NCCAOM. She started MN Community Acupuncture in 2007 looking for a way to make acupuncture affordable and thereby more accessible for all patients. She has a BA in Psychology from Boston College, and a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University. Kerri has been providing acupuncture treatments since 2004.