Upcoming Rotary Programs:.
February 25 - Allison Fern, Director Health and Human Services
March 3 - Mike Myers, E&M Machine
March 10 - Stan Peer, history of First Bank of Grantsburg
March 17 - Dallas Swenson, Metal Products Company
March 24 - Jeff Johnson & Jenny Binversie, Burnett Dairy Co-op
If you have an idea for a program please contact Rotarian Lynn Carlson
Don't forget to read "The Rotarian" magazine each 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
Becky Tessman (holding plaque) was awarded the Grantsburg Rotary Club's "Service Above Self Award" at the February 11 meeting. Becky has served as Food Service Director at Burnett Medical Center for many years. Shown presenting the award are Rotarians Gordy Lewis and Lynn Carlson along with Carol Ahlquist, director of BMC's Continuing Care Center.
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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.
Donation made to GRO
The Grantsburg Rotary Club made a $1,000 donation to the Grantsburg Revitalization Organization (GRO). Shown making the presentation to Nicki Peterson of the GRO is Rotary Treasurer Larry Stotz and Rotary Foundation Chair Greg Peer. The GRO has several projects underway including a splash pad at the Grantsburg Swimming Pool.
Students from Coast Rica visit Grantsburg Rotary
Again this year a group of students from Costa Rica are spending a week in Grantsburg attending classes at Grantsburg High School and partaking in something new for them: winter activities. They are enjoying snowmobiling, ice fishing, skating, and sliding along with just being outside enjoying the snow and cold. They visited the Grantsburg Rotary Club at the January 21 meeting.
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GHS students attend RYLA
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
Allan 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