Upcoming Rotary Programs:.
June 18 - Rotary Club board meeting 11 a.m., Club Assembly
June 25 - Burnett County Circuit Court Judge Melissa Mogen
July 2 - Installation of new Club President Steve Bont
July 9 - Golf Tournament informational meeting
July 16 - 11 a.m. board meeting, new District Governor Paul Perez
July 23 - Burnett County Administrator Nate Ehalt
July 30 - open
August 6 - open
August 13 - State Representative Gae Magnafici
August 20 - State Senator Patty Schachtner
If you have an idea for a program please contact Rotarian Roger Inouye
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.
Rotarians host Chili Cookoff
The Grantsburg Rotary Club host a Chili Cookoff during Big Gust Day in early June. Attendees voted on the 10 or so crock pots of chili that were on hand. Winning the award for the best individual chili was Mike Giles (left) while T-Dawgs, represented by Val Fisk, took the honors for businesses. Presenting the awards was Rotarian Steve Bont..
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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.
Mike was born in Rochester, Minnesota and attended from John Marshall High School and Rochester Community College.
Mike joined Greater Rochester Rotary in 2002. He has served the club on every board position with the exception of Secretary/Treasurer and was club
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
Jim has been a member of the Grantsburg Rotary Club since 2010. Read more on the Rotary News page.
Roger Inouye, President
Merlin Johnson, Secretary
Larry Stotz, Treasurer
Mark Anderson, Past President
The Rotary Club of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, USA - District 5960 - PO Box 185, Grantsburg WI 54840