Upcoming Rotary Programs:.
January 21 - Visiting students from Costa Rica
January 28 - Rick Quimby, Snowmobile Watercross
February 4 - Students of the Month
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
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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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.
Festival Theater actors perform at Rotary meeting
Performers from the Festival Theater in St. Croix Falls were on hand at the club's December 3 meeting for a preview presentation of their radio broadcast "A Christmas Carol." Included in the performance was singing, sound effects, and a unique change in the story that featured a female Scrooge. The performances of this presentation and others
can be found on their website of:
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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