Club News
Today we heard from our November Student of the Month, Mariana Pliego Cuautle.
She truly exemplifies the Rotary Motto, Service Above Self.
She will be attending the U of MN Rochester for the Mayo laboratory science program.
UMR was founded in 2006 with first graduating class in 2013.  It is located downtown Rochester in the heart of Mayo.
Congrats to Mariana for this well deserved recognition.
 
Our speaker today was Rosemount's newest Police Chief as of June 5th.
Mike grew up in Rosemount and was a 13 year veteran of the Rosemount Police Department before being named it's Chief.
He spoke of his values and his goals for the Department.
Mike graduated from University of St Thomas with a degree in Criminal Justice....went on to get his Master's Degree, Leadership in Criminal Justice, from Concordia University...was the recipient of the Franklin M Kremel Award at Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command (voted by his peers).
Mike played football at St. Thomas.
Rosemount is fortunate to have Mike as it's police chief!   Thanks for visit and presentation.
 
 
Our club celebrated 10 years of service with a joint meeting with our parents, the Farmington Rotary Club.
Our District Governor, Paul Perez, attended and gave a wonderful presentation on how Rotary Connects the World.  Thanks to Lisa Franxman (Rosemount Rotary President) for her creative gift bag (see photo).
Thanks to Ryan and his staff at Black Diamond Event Center and thanks to our members for all you do. 
 
Brenda Teats, of the MN Zoo Foundation, gave a very interesting presentation of the MN Zoo and how the Zoo changes lives - both animal and human - every day!  She explained how the Foundation works hard to ensure the animals and keepers have the resources they need to make amazing possible.
The mission of the Minnesota Zoo is to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife.  Learn more about actions you can take to support the Zoo and to help animals in the wild.
Contact the Minnesota Zoo Foundation at donations@mnzoo.org  or 952.431.9237 with any questions.
 
 
 
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