Rotary Club of Arden Hills/Shoreview

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Speakers
Minnesota National Guard
Feb 20, 2018
Current & future use of their Ardern Hills property
Nick Roberts, Roberts Management Group
Feb 27, 2018
Lexington Ave Development - Arden Hills
Adam Lee, Manager
Mar 06, 2018
Shoreview Kowalski's
Steve Strusinsky
Mar 13, 2018
Caldwell Banker Burnet Real Estate
Ellen Schreder
Mar 20, 2018
Brooklyn Park Rotary Project in Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Jessica Flotterud
Mar 27, 2018
Hope Dental Clinic
Club Assembly Meeting
Apr 03, 2018
Activities and Fund Raiser Discussions
Roberta Walburn, Author, Journalist, Lawyer
Apr 10, 2018
Speaking about experiences and book on Judge Miles Lord
Kay Baker & Brenda Holden
Apr 17, 2018
New Member Classification Talks
John Emery
May 01, 2018
What You Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslims
Dr. Ann Frisch, White Bear Lake Rotary Club
May 08, 2018
A conversation about nuclear weapons
Jim Hunt
May 15, 2018
Fast for Hope
Connor Mulhern
May 22, 2018
Experiences of a State Dept. Intern in the United Arab Emirates & Rotary Exchange Student in Turkey
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Kent Peterson
    February 7
  • Kay Baker
    February 15
  • Glenn Bowers
    February 21
  • Stephanie Bruggers
    February 23
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Ashley Zachay
    February 4
  • Donald Lavin
    February 7
  • Betty Ziskovsky
    February 16
  • Fran Hola
    February 19
 
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President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Community Service Director
Club Historian
Bulletin Editor
CICO/Website
Club Service Director
International Service Director
Rotary Foundation Officer
Past President
Program Chair
Membership
Public Relations
Executive Secretary
 
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Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Arden Hills/Shoreview

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
SHORE 96 - Shoreview
1056 Highway 96
((NE corner of Lexington and Hwy 96)
Shoreview, MN  55126
United States
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Email Protocol

A friend who is a computer expert received the following directly from a system administrator for a corporate system. It is an excellent message that ABSOLUTELY applies to ALL of us who send emails. Please read the short letter below, even if you're sure you already follow proper procedures. Do you really know how to forward emails? 50% do ... 50% don't. Do you wonder why you get viruses or junk mail? Do you hate it? Every time you forward an email there is information left over from the people who got the message before you, namely their email addresses and names. As the messages get forwarded along, the list of addresses builds, and builds, and builds, and all it takes is for some poor person to get a virus, and his or her computer can send that virus to every email address that has come across his computer. Or, someone can take all of those addresses and sell them or send junk mail to them in the hopes that you will go to the site and he will make five cents for each hit. That's right, all of that inconvenience over a nickel!

How do you stop it? Well, there are several easy steps: Try the following if you haven't done it before:
 
(1) When you forward an email, DELETE all of the other addresses that appear in the body of the message (at the top). That's right, DELETE them. Highlight them and delete them, backspace them, cut them, whatever it is you know how to do. It only takes a second. It only takes a second. You MUST click the 'Forward' button first and then you will have full editing capabilities against the body and headers of the message. If you don't click on 'Forward' first, you won't be able to edit the message at all. OR you can copy the meat of the email and then paste it into a clean one to send on.

(2) Whenever you send an email to more than one person, do NOT use the To: or Cc: fields for adding email addresses. Always use the BCC: (blind carbon copy) field for listing ALL the email addresses. This is the way the people you send to will only see their own email address. If you don't see your BCC: option click on where it says To: and your address list will appear. Highlight the address and choose BCC: and that's it, it's that easy. When you send to BCC: your message will automatically say 'Undisclosed Recipients in the 'TO:' field of the people who receive it.
 
(3) Remove any 'FW:' in the subject line. You can re-name the subject if you wish or even fix spelling.
 
(4) ALWAYS hit your Forward button from the actual email you are reading. Ever get those emails that you have to open 10 pages to read the one page with the information on it? By forwarding from the actual page you wish someone to view; you stop them from having to open many emails just to see what you sent.
 
(5) Have you ever gotten an email that is a petition? It states a position and asks you to add your name and address and to forward it to 10 or 15 people or your entire address book. The email can be forwarded on and on and can collect thousands of names and email addresses. A FACT: The completed petition is actually worth a couple of bucks to a professional spammer because of the wealth of valid names and email addresses contained therein. DO NOT put your email address on any petition. If you want to support the petition, send it as your own personal letter to the intended recipient. Your position may carry more weight as a personal letter than a laundry list of names and email addresses on a petition. (And don't believe the ones that say that the e mail is being traced; it just ain't so!

ACTUAL FACT: Most e-mail petitions are worthless because they do not fully identify the signer by street address, etc. nor does it prove that the signer really signed it. Don't forward them. Some of the other emails to delete and not forward are: a) The one that says something like, Send this email to 10 people and you'll see something great run across your screen.' Or sometimes they'll just tease you by saying something really cute will happen. IT AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN!!!!! (We are still seeing some of the same emails that we waited on 10 years ago!) b) I don't let the bad luck ones scare me either, they should get trashed. c) Before you forward an 'Amber Alert', or a 'Virus Alert', or some of the other emails floating around nowadays, check them out before you forward them. Most of them are junk mail that's been circling the net for YEARS! Just about everything you receive in an email that is in question can be checked out at Snopes. Just go to http://www.snopes.com/. It's really easy to find out if it's real or not. If it's not, please don't pass it on. So please, in the future, let's stop the junk mail and the viruses. Finally, here's an idea! Let's send this to everyone we know (but strip my address off first, please). This is something that SHOULD be forwarded, so do it.
Each year our Rotary Club seeks nominations for Community leaders who have made contributions to the health of the Arden Hills and Shoreview  area.  The recognition is called a Paul Harris Fellowship.  Paul Harris is the founder of Rotary International.  Our club makes a $1000.00 contribution ion their behalf to The Rotary Foundation.  The Rotary Foundation distributes funds for a wide variety of International projects. 
 
If you would like to nominate someone please contact our Rotary Club.  The following are past recipients of a Paul Harris Fellowship.
 
 
 
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