Lyle Northey has spearheaded this huge fund raising event for 18 years! Supporting our Golf Scramble allows us to send local youth to leadership camps, host exchange students, send students abroad, sponsor the Interact club at THHS and much more, all funds go to supporting our local youth initiatives.
Our biggest fundraiser of the year! Rotary Roses helps to fund all of our local projects. Purchasing Rotary Roses allows us to provide events like Light Up the Park.
Sales take place in September
Held on the first Thursday after Thanksgiving every year. in Thomas Owens Park. This free community event has included live music, food, hot drinks, s'mores, horse carriage rides, sled dogs and Santa.
2020 Light Up the Park: December 3rd
We have been able to provide three college scholarships every year; to one graduating Interact member and one graduating student from each of the high schools in our school district.
Applications available from the high school guidance counselors in our district.
RYLA is a youth leadership camp that gives high school students hands-on active learning activities and sessions to build on their own leadership skills. We sponsor two high schoolers to attend RYLA every year.
2020 Camp Dates: July 12-18 in Crookston, MN
Interact is Rotary International's service club for young people ages 12 to 18. Our Interact club is in the Two Harbors High School, we provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. We also provide a college scholarship to one Interact graduate every year.
In partnership with Red Cross, we have been able to install over 100 smoke alarms in our community!
In 2019 we helped raise over $17,000 in Red Kettle donations for our area.
A call for volunteer bell ringers will go out in October. We'd love your help! Ringing takes place November-December.
Our district hosts many youth exchange students, as well as sending students abroad. Hosting or going abroad provides such a unique enriching experience. Many of our own club members have hosted students and sent their own children abroad. We've connected with countries all over the world.
Any topic may be chosen that will use the Rotary Four Way Test:
1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
More info available from the high school guidance counselors in our district.
Essays due November 30th
Every January we host a blood drive in the parking lot of Lake View Clinic. We start calling potential blood donors in November.