We meet Thursdays at Noon at Comfort Inn, Plymouth.  Simply click on name (below) to email or regular mail: Plymouth Rotary Club, PO Box 46453, Plymouth, MN 55447
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Plymouth Rotary Club's 2021 Fundraiser starts soon!  Over the last 20 years we have raised nearly $725,000 and given 100% of our profits to organizations, mostly supporting youth and education and Community Health (with our Heart Safe Program offering free training to citizens in “hands only” CPR and use of AED’s We have trained over 6500 area citizens in these lifesaving skills so far and have confirmation that our efforts have saved at least two lives. We have also donated AED’s to several community locations.
In 2020, focus was placed on food shelves at Interfaith Outreach, PRISM and Second Harvest Heartland and the Food Group as residents struggled more than ever to feed their families with rampant unemployment. We also focused on our local long-term care facilities by supplying, programing and training to use technology to many of these long term care facilities so they could do Facetime or ZOOM meetings with family members who weren’t allowed to visit in person. We also provided a weekly “touch” consisting of individually wrapped snacks, candy, arts and crafts supplies, etc., items designed to boost the spirits of both residents and staff when we were all so isolated.
With this year’s profits we will continue to give scholarships to areas students, fund grant requests to organizations focused on kids and education and have resumed free Heart Safe Program CPR training. 
Plymouth Rotary Club welcomes Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson.  Sheriff Hutchinson has focused on issues of staff and community wellness, community safety, and providing a workforce that mirrors the residents of Hennepin County. He is nationally recognized for his work on providing officer wellness and medically assisted treatment for incarcerated individuals experiencing opioid addiction. In the first year of his administration, Sheriff Hutchinson created an internal wellness unit called Tri Wellness in order to help his staff deal with the stresses of the law enforcement field. He firmly believes that keeping deputies mentally, physically and spiritually healthy will lead to better service for the public.  Click here to join Plymouth Rotary Club on Thursday at Noon.
Plymouth Rotary Club has a 40-plus-year history of serving the Plymouth, Minnesota area through service projects, community grants, scholarships for education, and the Plymouth Heart Safe CPR/AED training.  Plymouth on Parade, Fire & Ice Fishing Contest and Brewfest are just some activities. See a sample by clicking here or below.

Plymouth Rotary Club is honored to have teamed with other clubs and organizations over the past few years in building new outdoor spaces for kids to enjoy and explore at Crescent Cove Children's residential respite care in Brooklyn Center.  The full play space project is complete and a ribbon-cutting ceremony took place June 24th!  The musical instruments were generously donated by Rotary Clubs in Minneapolis City of Lakes, Plymouth, Orono, Brooklyn Center, St. Cloud, Minneapolis #9, Burnsville, and Burnsville Breakfast, with a matching grant from Rotary District 5950.  


Thank you for your service to our country!
The unveiling of Maple Plain's Veterans Memorial Park was Saturday. Several community organizations have worked together on this project over the past couple of years, including Plymouth Rotary Club and the Rotary District 5950.
(Photo above courtesy of Vickie Froehlich Photography)
Plymouth Rotary Club is honored to support Speaking Proudly.  Speaking Proudly is a competition offered for Minnesota girls in grades nine through 12 to develop their research, writing and speaking skills, plus present their opinions and values to judges.  Competition is scheduled for fall 2021 at the Minnesota State Capitol.  Good luck to the participants!  Click here for more details and to apply before September 11, 2021.  Pictured below (l-r) Rotarian, Carol Parrish, Speaking Proudly's Vikki Bleise and Plymouth Rotary President, Mary Christensen.
"Strong and noble like the heritage oak!" Plymouth Rotary Club presented retired City of Plymouth Public Safety Director/Police Chief, Mike Goldstein by planting a tree with a commemorative plaque Tuesday evening at the city offices. Thank you for your service! Pictured (l-r) James Williams, Mayor Jeff Wosje, Steve Beachler, Mike Goldstein, Glen Norton, John Schoonover, Mary Christensen and Chief Erik Fadden.
Summer and camping with the YMCA!  Plymouth Rotary Club is honored to support ten scholarships for deserving youth to attend the "Y's" summer program, building healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Pictured (l-r):   Ms. Jan Thome, Ridgedale Y Board Member;  Peter Bartling, Past Co-President of Plymouth Rotary Club;  Peter Gallus,  Ridgedale Y Board Chair;  James Williams, Past Co-President of Plymouth Rotary; and Mark Ihrke, Executive Director of Ridgedale YMCA.