Morning Meeting:
Foundation Day!
Join us this Wednesday morning, November 16th 7:30am in the Great Hall - Kitchi Gammi Club, 831 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802 for Foundation Day! The day will be a fun, fast paced day of giving. We will honor individuals with Paul Harris Fellows, learn more about the Rotary Foundation, and aim to hit our goal of $15,000 raised for the Rotary Foundation. 

Rotary Foundation Day is the annual day Harbortown Rotary shows its support of the Rotary Foundation. We all became Rotarians to make a difference in our community and throughout the world. The Rotary Foundation is the mechanism through which much of this happens.

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

It is my hope that all those impacted by the Rotary Foundation can count on you with your financial support. Our goal is for every Rotarian to give a minimum of $100 per year to the Rotary Foundation. That is less than $2 per week. You can pay by check, credit card, or set-up a reoccurring payment plan to automatically deduct your contribution. Visit to set this up and learn more about the Foundation.  Please list your Rotary ID shown on your form if you donate online so you and Harbortown Rotary are informed of your contribution!
If you would like to honor a family member or friend with a Paul Harris Fellow please let me know.  If you will not be at the meeting, please let Amber Sadowski (
 know how much you would be willing to contribute. 
Thank you in advance for your contribution to the Rotary Foundation and for making a commitment to making a difference in the world!
Coffee Coffee Coffee!
Please stop by London Road Rental (1710 London Rd) to pick-up your coffee orders! 
Please mark on the sheet by the coffee boxes what coffee you picked and how many OR email Rob Haglin ( what you picked up so the club can keep track.
Unable to make it down for pickup? Please email Rob.

Rotary Goes to Bolivia - April 2023
I'd like to invite you on an adventure to Bolivia scheduled April 13th - 23rd, 2023 to visit the many Rotary projects you have helped support. 
Enclosed is a Mano a Mano brochure describing the adventure.  Please contact me if you have any questions, or need additional information. 
Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture: Water, Food, Health and Education: A Journey to Learn
Mano a Mano and Harbortown Rotary invites you to join us on a ten-day trip to Cochabamba, Bolivia. Through this unique travel experience you will meet high Andean subsistence farm families and become immersed in their daily lives. The trip will provide an up-close view of how Mano a Mano teaches farming practices that protect the fragile natural environment and improve health. Travelers will take part in Mano a Mano’s distribution of the nearly 200,000 pounds of medical and school supplies that Minnesota volunteers collect, sort, pack and ship to our Bolivian sister organizations each year. Throughout this journey, you will see projects that accomplished our original vision and so much more.
What is Mano a Mano International? Mano a Mano is a grass-roots non-profit organization based in St. Paul, MN whose mission is to create partnerships with poor Bolivian communities that improve health and increase economic well-being.
Who can go on this trip? Adults and children who are accompanied by a parent or guardian are welcome. While Spanish speaking ability is highly valued, it is not essential. Interpreters will be available throughout all trip activities.

Where will we stay? Mano a Mano will reserve a block of rooms in a comfortable, clean hotel in Cochabamba. Private single or double rooms are available.
Where will we go? Our destination is Cochabamba, Bolivia’s third largest city, located in the Andes at about 8,000 feet above sea level. We will also travel to rural communities that tourists rarely visit.
For more information and any questions, please contact Karlos (Karl) Everett (

Boys and Girls Club Thank You
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland – Lincoln Park Branch

Thanks to our members and Junior Rotarians who volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club last week! We had some outstanding dodgeball players, and the kids appreciated our participation!

Have a good week. Reach out to members that you haven't seen in a while. Let them know you miss them and encourage them to join us at a morning meeting, service project, or social event! Be kind to yourself and others.

Happy Rotary Anniversary!
Happy Harbortown Rotary Anniversary to our following members!
We so greatly appreciate your commitment to service.
Jim Wheeler (34 years)
Brad Jenson (27 years)
Mitchell Diers (11 years)
Max Holm (8 years)
Chloe Strand (5 years)
Rob Haglin (4 years)
Stephanie Irwin (2 years)

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The Longevity Revolution
Brad Jenson's co-authored book, Join the Longevity Revolution: A Guide for Financial Advisors and Their Clients, is up on Amazon! 
If you are interested in purchasing a copy, you can find the book on Amazon here
On the Longevity Revolution Press website, you can find two downloadable documents: "My Longevity Planning Journal" and "My Personal Longevity Plan." 
Aim long and healthy!
Brad Jenson

The Brain Game Book Order
The Brain Game Books are in! Please pick up your books at the next meeting. Books are $10.00 each. There are a few extra available. Questions? Please contact Bob MacLean <>

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:
01.04 - Evening Harbortown Happy Hour at Lake Superior Brewing (No morning meeting)
01.11 - Essentia Hermantown Service Project (4:00pm - 6:00pm)
01.18 - Morning Fireside / Annual Meeting
01.25 - Rick Oase
02.01 - Pat Finney
02.08 - Service Project
02.15 - Dan Holm
02.22 - Judy Seliga-Punyko
03.01 - Max Holm
03.08 - Service Project
03.15 - Mary Jo Kroska
03.22 - Casey Nies
03.29 - Michelle Schubitzke

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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