Speaker Date Topic
Susan Bartlett Foote, JD, MA Sep 18, 2018
Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions
Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions

Susan Bartlett Foote is professor emerita in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, where she was head of the Division of Health Policy and Management from 1999 to 2005. She is author of Managing the Medical Arms Race: Innovation and Public Policy in the Medical Device IndustryShe is also author of The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954. The Crusade for Forgotten Souls recounts Minnesota’s reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful truth about the state’s asylums, and resulted in the first legislative steps toward a modern mental health system. Susan Bartlett Foote tells the story of the early advocates for compassionate care of the mentally ill who made the crusade a success.

Judy Johnson, Maple Grove Rotary Sep 25, 2018
Days for Girls sewing hygiene kits
Days for Girls sewing hygiene kits

Days for Girls volunteers and enterprises have reached more than ONE MILLION women and girls around the world who now have more days of opportunity, dignity, and health thanks to Days for Girls menstrual health solutions and education— making sure that every single day of her life counts. When we mobilize girls and women through health and education opportunities, their communities and our world grow stronger. Pads are a simple thing that helps girls go to school and women go to work. Judy Johnson of the Maple Grove Rotary will be speaking about the project which provides a washable/reusable product for use during menstrual cycles, enabling girls and women to attend school/work during menstruation when they otherwise could not.

Molly Nicholson, President Oct 02, 2018
Golden Valley Orchestra
Golden Valley Orchestra

gvo@gvomusic.org

The Golden Valley Orchestra is dedicated to serving the community through beautiful music.

The Golden Valley Orchestra's purpose is to enhance, enrich, and expand the musical experiences available to the community and support continuing music education through informative and entertaining performances. 

The Golden Valley Orchestra (GVO) is a large chamber or classical-sized ensemble of approximately 30 members from around the Twin Cities Metro area with both professional and amateur musicians. The GVO has the distinction of becoming the first Twin Cities orchestra - professional or amateur - to produce a series of dedicated programs for local Twin Cities television.

Bill Doherty, Co-Founder Oct 09, 2018
Better Angels
Better Angels

Launched in 2016, Better Angels is a bipartisan citizen’s movement to unify our divided nation. By bringing red and blue Americans together into a working alliance, we’re building new ways to talk to one another, participate together in public life, and influence the direction of the nation.

Bill Doherty, a professor at the University of Minnesota, has developed a model of grass-roots organizing. Doherty co-founded the Better Angels initiative to “counteract political polarization and restore the fraying social fabric in American society.”

To be determined Oct 16, 2018
Can Do Canines
Club Social/Service Oct 23, 2018
Club Social/Service

Club Social/Service

Club Visioning Oct 30, 2018
Club Visioning

Tuesday evening, 5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. Dinner provided.

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