Upcoming Rotary Programs:.
November 19 - Byron Hopke, HHS Behavior Health Unit
November 26 - Nikki Peterson, Brickfield Brewery & GRO Update
December 3 - Students of the Month
December 10 - Board Meeting 11:00 a.m. - Holiday Lunch Buffet
and Entertainment - Bring your spouse and a prospective member
If you have an idea for a program please contact Rotarian Lynn Carlson
Don't forget to read "The Rotarian" magazine each month
November is Rotary Foundation Month
Shown above is Grantsburg Rotary President Roger Inouye presenting the Teacher of the Year award to Linda Benge..
Linda Benge named "Teacher of the Year"
The Grantsburg Rotary Club honored Linda Benge on June 11 as Teacher of the Year. Linda has been in the Grantsburg school system since 1994 when she and her husband Steve moved their family to Grantsburg. She first was involved the gifted and talented program but soon was hired to manage the choral program for grades 7-12. She helped expand the drama program and has spearheaded many school plays and programs. She has also taught music lessons.
Service Above Self Award
Carol Ahlquist, Director of the Continuing Care Center of Burnett Medical Center, was presented with the Grantsburg Rotary Club's Service Above Self Award at the October 29 meeting. The award is a new program of the club to recognize those who give extra of themselves within the community. The award was presented by her brother, Rotarian Peter Johnson.
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Visit the Grantsburg Rotary page on Facebook
If you use Facebook you'll want to keep up with happenings of the Grantsburg Rotary Club on the new Facebook page. Go to "Grantsburg Rotary" and "like" the page. You will then be informed when any changes or additions are made. It's a good quick way to keep up with what's happening.
Paul is a member of the Prior Lake, MN Rotary Club. He has been a Rotarian since 2003. Paul has worked for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for the last 23 years, where he is currently the Property Services Director with a staff of over 100 employees. Read more about him on the District web page.
GHS students take trip to Costa Rica
Grantsburg High School students, and teacher chaperones, spent 11 days in Costa Rica in March as part of a student exchange study tour. A group of students from Costa Rica were in Grantsburg in January as part of the program. The students presented a program on their trip at the April 23 Rotary meeting. Shown above (not in order),Kate Weiss, McKenzie Rombach, Luke Trittelwitz, Alexis Troff, Hannah Smestad, Olivia Ohnstad, Jadyn Watt, Jillian Seeger, Seth Schlecht, and Shilo Covey. Katelyn Meier was not present for the photo. Teachers Matt Berg and Katie Johnson served as teacher/chaperones.
Grantsburg High School hosts
Students of the Month
Two GHS seniors have been named as Grantsburg Rotary's Students of the Month. Read more about the honored students on the Rotary News page.
Rotarian of the Month
Mark has been a member of the Grantsburg Rotary Club since 2014. Read more on the Rotary News page.
Steve Bont, President
Ted Knutson, Secretary
Larry Stotz, Treasurer
Roger Inouye, Past President
The Rotary Club of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, USA - District 5960 - PO Box 185, Grantsburg WI 54840