Assembly meeting -February 6, 2023

Jenny called the meeting to order at 12:15pm.

Pledge of allegiance 

Four-way test


  • Jane from Countryside Jewelry stepped in for John. 
  • Holly joined Rebecca as the new representative for Greenwoods Bank.

Happy Buck

  • Brian is happy to be back from Florida. He was so pleased with Knickerbocker Ice Festival. Brian also gave a happy buck for Raina for Knickerbocker Ice Festival. He said that she always gets it done and appreciates her work.
  • Ken is finally back at Rotary following surgery. He is recovering, and doing great. 
  • Tonya will not be in next week, as she will be in San Diego working on legislature work. 
  • Debb mentioned that last week there was a gathering discussing mental health. She was so happy with the courageous conversation. 
  • Anita hasn’t had covid for a year. She has had covid twice and she remembered that last year she was unable to go to a dance party with a fellow rotarian Nancy Boebel. Nancy was still able to go with someone, and they have ended up remaining together since.

Student Rotarians


  • Lorenzo - Lake Mills High School
  • Kenzie LMHS - an active student. Involved in music, jazz band, pop strings, showchoir, and more. She psalm reads at church and is in church choir. She loves her cats. 
  • Sam - Lakeside Lutheran 
  • Shane - Lakeside Lutheran High School
  • Keetan - She is a labrat. She is the oldest of three. On her dad’s side she is the oldest grandchild. On her mom’s side she was the oldest girl. She loves being a lab rat, and loves being the oldest child. He has three siblings with all of her siblings. Her parents called her and her siblings 1,2,and 3. She loves being number 1. Her mom is a die hard Vikings fan, and her dad a die hard Packers fan. It makes sporting games very fun, and this is probably why she loves participating in sports so much at lakeside. 
  • Ambria - She loves piano. She plays piano in choir, and travels with a marching band to multiple places to play. She is in accapella choir. She loves serving her community. Theatre is her favorite extra circular. She is currently participating in High School Music. She plans on majoring in music or business. She will minor in the other.

New Member Induction

  • Will Gruber

Club Business, Committee Reports or Announcements

  • Opportunity to apply for a community impact grant from New York Life Foundation.  Looking for ideas.
    • Board discussed making improvements to Rotary Park (softball field, pickleball fence, scoreboard,)
    • Pavillion at local park
    • Other ideas???
  • Sandee Macht announced that Feb 21st at night meeting New Beginnings and Rock River Clinic are speaking.  They will choose one as recipient for the Pyramid 5k proceeds. 
  • Youth Exchange Committee-Tonya Olson Chairperson.
  • Teacher of the Month-starting in March-Tonya Olson
  • Janine-Program Speaker Chair-
    • Need a co-chair
    • Opening for speaker-March 19-April 23
      • Thomas Pinnow 
  • Calendar Raffle
    • Barb & Gerard will co-chair
  • Next week Megs Lunn is visiting our district. 
    • Feb 12th Fort Atkinson Community Center at 211 S Water St E. –RSVP for food
    • Feb 23-Feb 25th she will be staying with Tom Vinz-invited neighboring clubs to come to Pyramid for Karaoke on Feb 23rd
  • Reminder to pay dues within 30 days online or give check to Barb Cramer or Jenn Christian.
  • Registration is open for Tri-Con April 18-20th in Green Bay-Districts 6220, 6250, & 6270

Sonya and Katrina - Rodger Mental Health 


Sonya is the Outreach Director at Rogers Mental Health. Sonya worked with Katrina on the powerpoint as an overview of services available. There have been many changes due to covid. They have been around for over 100 years, and there is a psych, behavior specialist, therapist, nurses, and more. They utilize an evidence-based model of care. 


Services inuclde; mental health recovery, addicition recovery, depression recovery, eating disorder recovery, and more. 


Impatient Level of Care: Short term stabilization in approximately 7 days of care. This is a locked unit with no access to phones. 


All programs are a mix of group therapy and one on one therapy. These are more like classes where you learn coping mechanisms, reframing your mindset, and more. The one on one therapy is more intensive. You have assignments assigned, it could be reaching out to a friend, brushing your teeth, applying for a job.


Upcoming Events
Day Meeting
Pyramid Event Venue
Feb 13, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Day Meeting
Pyramid Event Venue
Feb 20, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Tyranena Brewery
Feb 21, 2024 6:00 PM UTC-06:00
Day Meeting
Pyramid Event Venue
Feb 27, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Pyramid Event Venue
Mar 05, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Night Meeting
Tyranena Brewery
Mar 06, 2024 6:00 PM UTC-06:00
Day Meeting
Pyramid Event Venue
Mar 12, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Day Meeting
Pyramid Event Venue
Mar 19, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Night Meeting
Tyranena Brewery
Mar 20, 2024 6:00 PM UTC-05:00
Evening Assembly
Mar 26, 2024 6:00 PM
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