Happy dollars:
Pam S - Pam will be doing a Polar Plunge as a reward due to the generosity of her congregation. She agreed to plundge if Richfield Methodist Church raised over $1500 dollars. They raised $3010
Steve J is heading to Big Bend, TX for the 30th Annual Cowboy Poetry Festival. He will be traveling for the next month.
Steve L announced the news of a future grand child
Anthony B announced that he and Chris are getting married in July
Dave Butler-honoring his brother Howard who is in hospice care in Oregon
  1. The Richfield Rotary Foundation Board meeting is February 25 @ 5:30 Hollihans Richfield. A table in the atrium has been reserved.
  2. Laura Briggs shared the upcoming launch of the club's March Madness for Polio Plus. This activity will raise money through the entry of brackets for the upcoming college basketball tournament. Please bring your unwanted gift cards to be placed in the prize pool. The number of prizes depends on the number of donated gift cards
  3. Discussion about future club service projects:
  • Steve Larson brought up an example of Medical Matters-volunteer packing of refurbished medical equipment for third world countries.
  • The Richfield Safety Camp has requested support for their summer programing. There was discussion about service activities and supporting services/organizations with financial support. Ideas discussed included
  • cleaning up the Wood Lake Nature Center parking lot
  • raising funds to support a targeted organization rather than supporting several activities with small grants
  • raising funds to support 5th grade band programing in Richfield Schools.
No decisions were made about service projects. The topic will be raised at the foundation meeting on February 25. The specifics are above.