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Patty Hall reported that the Jingle Bear on-line silent auction is in high gear and running smoothly with many great items to bid on. The biding will remain open until Saturday November 21 at 8:00 p.m. Thanks to all who helped make this special COVID-19 era fundraiser a success.
 
Pam Bowers called for special thanks for the twelve WBL Rotarians who braved the nippy weather while ringing the bells for the Salvation Army Christmas donation pot at CUB Foods. Great job folks!
 
Jim Rathburn announced that the Rotary Club is once again seeking donations for the White Bear Lake Area Education Foundation’s winter clothing drive. The program’s primary needs are women’s coats, children’s snow pants, gloves, socks, and gift cards.

 

We need speakers to help fill out the meetings. See President Pat or Paul Kelleher to coordinate


Our Rotary Book Club invites members to join us for our fifth and last meeting as we discuss Caste:The Origins of Our Discontents. It's not required that you've read the book; come for our discussion.Monday, November 30, noon -1:00 PM. Contact Jackie (jreis.wbl@gmail.com) to receive the Zoom link.
 
EQUITY AND INCLUSION TEAM:  This is the year to rethink Thanksgiving. We can all acknowledge the true history of the land were on and honor the hardships endured by those who came before and allowed us to be where we are today.Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef, a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux and author of "The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen."