His House Foundation: helping people transition from homelessness

Martha Brannon, founder and Executive Director of the His House Foundation and Resource Center, shared information with rotarians about the new facility located in the Moravian Church in Chaska. The Foundation provides basic necessities such as clothing, bedding, personal care and basic household items, for those people transitioning from being homeless. The Foundation collaborates with […]

Honduras Rotary Grant Requested

Tom Haus and Lloyd Campbell from the Glenwood, MN Rotary Club spoke to members of Chaska Rotary at the Feb. 13 meeting. Dr. Haus is a Family Practice and Emergency Medicine physician and has visited Honduras annually for the past 8 years with International Health Services. He is seeking a Rotary grant from District 5950 […]

The Warren Commission Report: Fact or Fiction?

David Yorks visited the Club on Feb. 6 and shared his findings from years of studies into the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. His presentation provided a comparison between the official Warren Commission Report and a Congressional investigation 15 years later. York shared the backgrounds of members of the Warren Commission and political, […]

Rotarians give time and money to support annual Hooked on Books event

Chaska Rotary Club once again sponsored the Free Book area at the annual Hooked on Books…and the Arts, too! event on February 1. Thanks to the club’s financial donation, each child attending the event was able to choose a free book to take home. This year, more than 1,200 books were distributed to kids of […]

Presentation District 112 Referendum- October 10th

Lori Goeman introduced members of the school district staff and our presenter—Superintendent Clint Christopher. Mr. Christopher started with a review of recent construction projects and noted that 92% of residents and 98% of parents rate the qua9ity of our education as excellent or good, and they received great value for the investment of our schools. […]

New Beginnings, Chaska, Main Beneficiary of Gala Proceeds

Our main recipient for 2019 was New Beginnings.  New Beginnings, located in Chaska at the East Creek Family Center, is a comprehensive interagency program supporting mothers and soon to be mothers in their teens and their families. Students create a plan for healthy pregnancy, safe childbirth, and an effective plan for adoption or healthy attachment […]

Jay Molnau Receives George C. Klein Service Above Self Award for 2019

The recipient of the George C. Klein Service Above Self Award for 2019 is Jay Molnau.  Jay is a lifelong resident of Chaska & member of St John’s Lutheran Church & has served on their Board of Elders, Trustees, Youth and Stewardship.  Jay was instrumental in starting St. John’s involvement with Families Moving Forward addressing […]

Sept. 19th Paul Aasen from the Minnesota Safety Council

The counsel’s mission is “To strengthen individuals, families and organizations by helping prevent injuries and support safer, healthier lives.” This is a member-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to preventing unintentional in-juries – a leading cause of death, disability and economic loss. We provide numerous classes, seminars and consultation to help employers develop safety programs, comply with […]