Morning Meeting:
Benjamin Welch - North Shore Ballroom 
Join us Wednesday morning at 7:30am in our new club location 
Kitchi Gammi Club, Great Hall - 2nd Floor, 831 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802! This week, we will hear from Benjamin Welch, Co-Owner of North Shore Ballroom. Benjamin will talk about his experience in dance and how North Shore Ballroom came to fruition. 
North Shore Ballroom coaches are eager to bring their excitement and passion for ballroom dance to Duluth, Minnesota and its surrounding areas. They offer private ballroom dance lessons in addition to group classes. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer, North Shore Ballroom can help you set your soul on fire through dance! Learn more here.
North Shore Ballroom
1515 Kenwood Avenue, Suite 300
Duluth, MN 55811
USA National Curling Team Rotarian
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A huge round of applause for Harbortown member Lexi Lanigan who was selected for the USA National Curling team!
Photo Credit: USA Curling.
Bethany Crisis Shelter
THANK YOU to all Rotarians who showed up and made a difference last week at the Bethany Crisis Shelter! You created a beautiful playground space that will be used by many kids in need.
Malyn from Lutheran Social Services reached out to Harbortown and wrote, "Thank you so much again for a successful construction project on Wednesday! It was great to meet everyone, and we very much appreciated your dedication and expertise in helping to get a playground ready for the children at Bethany."

Bike Fest Volunteering!
The Bike Duluth Festival is still in need of volunteers!
Please sign up and encourage friends and family to do the same. This great fundraising event will not happen without folks like you to make it happen.
Follow the link below to save your spot today while you still have your choice of spots! 
Questions? Contact Carl Maki (218.481.4200).

Speaking of Golf...

Speaking of Golf!

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Save the date and get your team together for the 2022 Hermans/Holm Golf Fundraiser to be held on Monday, July 25th at Ridgeview Country Club.
Contact Scott Fisher with any questions. 

Upcoming Program Duties
If you have an upcoming program duty (please check the upcoming duty roster), please be sure to secure a speaker and provide notice to Chloe Strand ( as soon as that speaker is confirmed. If you are unable to confirm a speaker, please contact Rick Oase ( or Stephanie Judd ( for help, consider other program ideas like a Ted Talk, presenting yourself on a relevant topic or your business, or creating some excitement for a community organization you are passionate about. It is your program, so think about what is interesting and engaging to you and share it with others! 
If for some reason you are unable to switch duties with another member or you have simply exhausted all efforts to find a speaker, please notify Rick or Stephanie no later than 3 business days before the meeting (the Friday before the meeting your program is scheduled).
President Mary Durward is bringing her laptop to the Kitchi Gammi Club for weekly Harbortown meetings. Presenters may bring a USB drive with the PowerPoint presentation (or whatever is wanted to be shown on the projector while speaking). Please share this information with your program's presenter.
Thank you for your help and thank you to all who are working hard to find engaging content for our upcoming sessions!
Upcoming Program Duties:
11.06 - Rotary Hands On Project 
11.16 -  Rotary Foundation Day - Amber Sadowski
11.23 - Rob Haglin
11.30 - Tony Dierckins: Duluth's Grand Old Architecture - Mark Erickson
12.07 - Holiday Party (No Morning Meeting)
12.14 - Heather Salfer
12.28 - Jason Watt

Harbortown News
For news, announcements, event promotion, social media, media releases, and more, please contact Charity Johnson (  /  218-788-7288) and Chloe Strand (  /  218.340.2531).
For Scuttlebutt: If you are hosting the program speaker, please copy Chloe on the speaker's name, organization, and email. If you are the chair of a Harbortown Committee, please update Chloe on relevant information regarding grants and awards, meetings or news. Chloe and Charity will use this information to create more dynamic and engaging content to share with potential club members and on social media!
It is our goal to continue to share the good work that Harbortown Rotary is doing in our community, so your help and support is greatly appreciated! Thank you!
Harbortown Rotary 2022
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