Waconia-West Carver Rotary Club

On July 1, the gavel was handed over to Kelly Dohm as she assumed the role of President for the Waconia-West Carver Rotary this coming year. Dohm, a member of the club since 1998, noted that her goals for the club this year are to provide more opportunities for the Rotary Club to serve the [...]

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Do you like making friends? Do you like new experiences? Do you have love to share? Consider hosting a Youth Exchange Student! Rahil, a 17-year-old young man from India, will spend the 2014-15 school year in Waconia as part of the Waconia-West Carver Rotary Club’s International Youth Exchange program. If you qualify, you can be [...]

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British politician Nancy Astor once said, “Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.” When Waconia Public Schools held such service projects as Soup Bowls, Conservation Club, Blankets for Refugee families and the 363 Sandwich Project for the homeless, it sparked a [...]

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You’ve heard people talk about how much youth who have studied abroad (or those youth from other countries coming to this country to study) have learned. However, the learning is just as much about themselves as it is about school studies. As former Waconia-West Carver Rotary International Exchange student Caroline Torgersen said on her recent [...]

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An old Scottish proverb goes, “Charity begins at home, but shouldn’t end there.” It is truly appropriate of the Waconia-West Carver Rotary Community Services subcommittee. The Rotary Club is known for its work with Strive and the International Exchange program, but the club also accepts requests from the community so that the various groups can [...]

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As part of a unique new partnership with Hunger-Free Minnesota, Waconia-West Carver Rotary has committed to fighting hunger in our own community. Hunger-Free Minnesota donated $40,000 to Rotary District 5950 (encompassing 63 clubs in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities), which then added $25,000 and split amongst 18 individual Rotary clubs, to be used to [...]

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