Fundraiser in Memory of Ken Bank

May 16, 2016

Ken Bank was a leader in our community who cared about people. He had a passion for education, health and supporting youth. He was instrumental in the development and growth of much throughout our community. Kens friends are holding this event to help us all remember Ken, celebrate and keep him with us. Donations raised at the event will benefit three local organizations Ken was passionate about, including Northfield Rotary.

For more information about the event, click here: Ken Bank Event Details

Northfield Rotary donors recognized as ‘major donors’

April 20, 2016

Major Donors 2016

Northfield Rotarian Scott Richardson wrote a great piece in the Northfield News regarding major donors in the Northfield Rotary club.

Here’s the link to the post.

People For Pollinators – March 8, 2016 – 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

January 31, 2016

People For Pollinators – March 8, 2016 – 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, St. Paul
Cost – $45.00

Pollinator Friendly Alliance and Pollinate Minnesota invite you to join us for an in-depth symposium designed to inspire, connect and unite for a pollinator friendly Minnesota. Learn about pollinators and their relationship to birds, wildlife and biodiversity, farm and urban habitat, pesticide and advocacy issues in a friendly and motivational environment. We welcome all who want to help pollinators including educators, farmers, gardeners, city staff, elected officials, conservationists, and community organizers. Click here to register.

Beth Kallestad is going from Northfield if anyone would like to car pool contact her at

Registration Opens for 2015 Turkey Trot

October 13, 2015

Event Overview

The Northfield Rotary Club sponsors and hosts an annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 9 am (registration begins at 8 am) at the Carleton College Weitz Center. Proceeds will benefit the Northfield Rotary Youth Exchange Program and other Rotary International service projects.

This year the race will be held on November 26, 2015, at the Carleton Weitz Center. Same day registration starts at 8:00AM, and the race will start at 9:00AM.

All those who pre-register by November 12th are guaranteed a free long sleeve t-shirt for this year’s event.

Registration Options

  1. If you’d like to print and mail the registration form, a PDF of the registration form is available here.
  2. If you would like to register electronically, click this button:

Route Information

A pdf version of the route is available here.

2015 Rotary Car Raffle Winners Announced

October 1, 2015

Thank you all for participating in our 2015 Rotary Car Raffle. The winning tickets were drawn on Saturday, September 26, at Dokmo in Northfield.

The winners are:

  • Brand new car: Wendy Sivanich
  • $1,000 to Econo Foods: Gerry Gengenbach
  • $500 Kwik Trip card: Jim Gargulak

Thanks again for participating. The money raised for this event, and our other fundraisers throughout the year, goes to support important local and international projects.