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 […]


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 […]


Thank you Chaska Rotary Gala sponsors!

Chaska Rotary Club’s Annual Gala is one of the club’s largest fundraisers. All proceeds from the event go to support organizations in our community. This year’s gala recipients are Southwest Valley Alliance for Battered Women, Five Stars Recovery Center, LOVE Inc. of Eastern Carver County, The District 112 Foundation, Flags And Honor of Minnesota. Learn […]