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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 […]


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, […]


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. […]


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 […]


Chaska Rotary supports Vamos! Scholarship with $5,000 kick-start grant

The Vamos! Scholarship received a $5,000 kick-start grant from the Chaska Rotary Club last spring. Vamos! Scholarship focuses on Latinos students heading to college, and the grant will amplify the message of the need to close the educational gap, be to a more inclusive community, and work together to build bridges of cooperation and prosperity […]


Nov. 15: Give to the Rotary Foundation and triple your dollars (at least!)

Rotarians Dan Keyport and Tom Moorse introduced the tag team of Don Stiles, Rotary District 5950 Foundation Grant Treasurer and Tim Murphy, former District Governor and current Foundation Grant Chair. They a fast-paced slide presentation. Tim and Don explained the three types of Rotary Foundations 3 different funds, and the multiplying effect of the different […]