early edition projects
(Students Taking a Renewed Interest in the Value of Education) Club members assist in the coordination of this program that partners community leaders as mentors with high school student mentees. Monthly meetings broach a variety of inspirational and life enhancing topics that are important to young people as they prepare for adulthood. Many club members also serve as mentors. Takes place September-April.
The Club funds an annual scholarship to assist a deserving student from the Alternative Learning Center further their post-secondary education. Takes place in May.
Books for Kindergarteners
The Club purchases and distributes a free book to every kindergarten student in Owatonna. Members enjoy these annual visits to the classroom. Takes place in June.
Patriot Skies 4th of July Fireworks Display
Owatonna's annual Fourth of July fireworks display is promoted and funded by the Early Edition Rotary Club. Members coordinate the entire display from raising the necessary funds and hiring the pyrotechnician, to cleaning up the fairgrounds. We hope you enjoy the show!
The club contributes resources annually towards Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio from the world.
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Fast for Hope
The club contributes resources annually towards Rotary District 5960's effort to eliminate hunger in Nicaragua.
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The club chooses an international project to contribute to annually. In the past, this has led to Shelterboxes for earthquake victims in Haiti and clean water wells in Tanzania. We are always open to partnering with other Rotary Clubs for a meaningful international project.
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