Speaker Date Topic
Vicki Dilley & Todd Thompson Jun 24, 2021
Passing the Baton
Passing the Baton

Our President Vicki Dilley will be passing the baton to President Elect, Todd Thompson. Some reminiscing, some fun and anticipation of another great year will be the conversation between these two friends.

Todd's presidential year will begin on July 1st....certain to be a fun time!

Special guest, Nicole Theberath, NHS '21, winner of the 2021 Rotary Scholarship will read her essay on the 4 Way Test. We look forward to her joining us along with her family.

Richard DeBeau & Bruce Morlan Jul 01, 2021 12:00 PM
Braver Angels and Rotary
Braver Angels and Rotary

December 2016: America had experienced record-breaking turnout but suffered the most heavily divisive election in our history. Animosity and mistrust between citizens threaten our civil society. In the maelstrom of the times, Braver Angels was formed to help depolarize America. This is that story and how you can become involved.

Moriah O., Amber B., Liz C., and Mar V. Jul 08, 2021 12:00 PM
Antiracist Organizing in Northfield
Antiracist Organizing in Northfield

Learn how you can get involved in community and school-based antiracist initiatives in Northfield with members of the Northfield Antiracist Action Coalition and NorthSTAR (Northfield Strives Toward Antiracism).

Hosted by Emily Fulton-Foley.

Sherri Meyers Jul 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Building the Plane While We Were Flying It
Building the Plane While We Were Flying It

How your community-owned grocery store learned to pivot during a global pandemic while simultaneously remodeling the entire store -- and the toll it took. Sherri Meyers is the General Manager of Just Food Coop.

Johnathan Van Roekel Aug 05, 2021
USDA Renewable Energy Development Assistance for Rural Businesses and Producers
USDA Renewable Energy Development Assistance for Rural Businesses and Producers

This presentation will focus on the USDA Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) program and the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments AmeriCorps program.  Rotary Youth Exchange alumnus, Johnathan Van Roekel, the current Renewable Energy Coordinator with Lake County Resources Initiative in Lakeview, OR, is serving two terms with the RARE AmeriCorps program and will present on specific USDA Rural Development programs and the work he has been involved in during his time in South Eastern Oregon.  

Hosted by Vicki Dilley.

Lee Runzheimer Aug 12, 2021 12:00 PM
Monarch Butterflies—Can They Be Saved From Extinction?
Monarch Butterflies—Can They Be Saved From Extinction?

Hear & see what the local Monarch Butterfly Restoration Program is doing, and learn what more we can do.

If possible before the meeting, please watch the 44-minute-long movie Flight Of The Butterflies. It's available for a small fee on Amazon Prime, YouTube, Google Play and more.

Hosted by Bill Carlson.

Susan Hvistendahl Oct 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Northfield's Oldest Building, the Lyceum
Northfield's Oldest Building, the Lyceum

Local historian and author Susan Hvistendahl will speak about Northfield's oldest building, the 1857 Lyceum at 109 E. 4th Street. The building still stands today as a testament to the social and intellectual pursuits of Northfield's pioneers.

Hosted by Jean Wakely.