Join us Thursdays at Broadway Ballroom - 115 30th Ave E, Alexandria, Minnesota 

Connie Mondry inroduced Christine Reilly and Jean Bristow, Alexandria Education Foundation. The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) is an independent non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to  the continued academic excellence of Alexandria   Public Schools.They partner with Alexandria Public Schools to provide financial support for unique learning experiences for students in early childhood education through grade 12. The Alexandria Education Foundation (AEF) supports educational excellence and a passion for learning by partnering with our community. Our focus is  on funding projects above and beyond the scope of the state budget and local tax dollars. Funds raised will directly impact students through grants to classroom teachers and other funded projects that help support initiatives that further the mission and educational goals of the School District.
Tim Moe introduced Grant Haugen, “Fit fore the Fairway”. Grant is a Certified Physical Therapist at Grand Arbor in the newest specialized program that utiliizes the latest research in golf, fitness, health and swing biomechanics from the Titleist Performance Institute in order to keep your body and your golf game at its best. This program offers one-on-one TPI Golf Assessments,  giving you the opportunity to experience the same physical assessment and fitness training as the pros regardless of your golf skill level. Grant’s credentials allow him to educate the golfer as to what their body is currently capable of  doing and providing corrective exercises.

Keith Meyer introduced Danny Sieve, Realtor and Volunteer Fireman; Danny explained how he was using a drone for his business and some rules involving drone usage; some come with better cameras, better handling, more advanced technology, longer flight times, etc. Models are ready to fly right out of the box! Plus demonstrations flying the drone!!
Laura Urban introduced Josh Brummond, Douglas County Veterans Service Officer. Veteran's Service staff consists of Josh as Department Head and Sandy, Administrative  Assistant. They assist veterans/dependents with benefits from the United States and MN Department of Veterans Affairs. They also provide transportation to and from the Veteran's Administration Medical Centers in Fargo, St. Cloud and Minneapolis. Josh works for the veteran.
Mike Johnson introduced Conrad Bostron, Alexandria YMCA Director. The Y is a diverse organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It's about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. At the Y, it's not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the
inside as well as the outside.
Pat Kalina introduced Abby Strom, Alexandria Area  Economic Development Commission. The Development Commission is  a non-profit organization service of the businesses and residents of the Douglas County area with business startup and growth assistance along with community development services. Primary areas of focus include: - Business Planning Assistance - Site Selection Assistance - Financial Packaging - Regional Demographic Information - Commercial Tax Incentives - Revolving Loan Funds - Community

Marianna Khavu, Monticello Rotary Club in center holding scissors, Tracy Nelson, St Michael-Albertville and Larry Zilliox cutting the ribbon dedicating the new school library at Prek Tunung Secondary school in Cambodia.
Todd Emmons introduced Tara Bitzan, the new Executive Director for the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Tara is a life-long  resident of Douglas County, with a 25 year  career as  a community journalist. Tara looks forward to leading this organization and working with so many incredible people to make Alexandria an even better place for people to “live, work, play and prosper."

Dave Hartmann introduced Eric Hartmann, Advisor and student members of DECA. DECA is a nationwide student-led organization that extends learning from the traditional classroom and allows students to "experience" their studies in the areas of marketing, finance, hospitality and business management. Eleven DECA students qualified and attended the International DECA Conference in Nashville, Tennessee
Tim Bush introduced Lee Backhaus and Roger Johnson. This past November, they won the 2015 4A-Classics 60 and older Division Roby Hobbs World Series Championship down in Fort Myers, Florida as members of the statewide Minnesota Bees. They are shown here with their championship rings.
Tyler Golberg introduced David Collins and Sue Tomte from the Park Rapids Rotary Club. They shared their fundraising successes, including funding for a new fitness park, a fireworks stand, and Partners for Pianos for their school district. Their Rotary Club was recognized as the best club in their district with 100% of their member donating to the foundation!

Tyler Golberg introduced Amos Hartsell, OTR/L from Alexandria Rehabilitation. Alex Rehab is a therapist-owned private clinic that specializes in upper extremity treatment. Through advanced study and training, their hand therapy focuses on treating conditions affecting the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Amos has expertise in traumatic hand injury rehab as well as common repetitive work-related or general injuries. Amos has his Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of ND.
Vic Dale introduced Julie Boyle and Anita Sheehan from The Caring & Sharing Room, which is a volunteer ministry of The Church of St. Mary. It is supported by churches, organizations, and individuals from the local area. Their mission is to provide furniture and household items in good condition to needy families in Douglas County through referrals from approved community service and crisis agencies. The needs in our community are great and Caring and Sharing needs help in meeting those needs. Monetary donations area also welcome. Please make checks to St. Mary's designated for the Caring and Sharing Room. 
Over one hundred volunteers help in one way or another. New volunteers are always welcome. The Caring and Sharing room is open by appointment for donation drop offs Thursday morning from 9-11am at the Cedar Building (formerly the Marian building).

Lynelle Brickweg introduced Deb Andvik of Life Source and Janet Getz. One person can save and heal up to 60 lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation. More than one million people need tissue transplants each year and nearly 50,000 people have vision restored through cornea transplants every year. If you support donation, take these important actions:
  • Register to be a donor on your driver's license or state ID card
  • Tell your family about your decision to be a donor
Beth Telander introduced Dr.Michael Worth-Davis, CEO Goodwill-Easter Seals. They accept donations of clothing, shoes, housewares, decor, electronics, sporting goods and other quality items. Seasonal items are also welcome. Your donations are sold locally in Minnesota and Hudson,WI Goodwill stores. They support local job training and placement programs that eliminate barriers to work and independence.Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota main programs provide employment services specifically designed for employment.Wrap-around approach, taking into consideration the individuals needs, including those that affect their ability to obtain and maintain employment. They also offer services to support individuals to advance in their careers after job placement.

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We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Broadway Ballroom
115 - 30th Ave. East
Alexandria, MN  56308
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