• March 18: Club Assembly- be sure to attend a shorter meeting for important club business and news. 
  • March 25: Updates on the Amana Society businesses, include the NEW hotel and restaurant. 
  • On March 11 we heard about ChildServe special healthcare services for children.  
  • Make-A-Wish Wish Upon a Par golf event May 27, 11AM. Invite golfers, sponsors.  Event brochure is available here
  • Sunrise Club Meetings remain on Zoom for now.  Targeting April 1 return to Matthew 25 with Zoom option (Hybrid meetings)
Sunset Social Thursday night! 
Thursday the 18th: 
5:30 - 7:00 PM at Dave's shed.  Zoey's pizza and St Patrick's themed games.   Bring your own beverages. 
Next up:
Earth Day Trail cleanup!   April 22. Between C ave NE and Lindale Ave.  Park behind near Walgreens on C Ave.  Optional gathering at Lynette's backyard. 139 Greenfield St NE. 
Make-A-Wish Golf Planning
Kids and families have been supported by Sunrise Rotary with Make-A-Wish (Iowa) for over 25 years.  Sunrise Rotary planning is underway for the event on May 27.   Join Zoom meetings on every Friday, 12 Noon next on March 19.   All Rotarians are welcome. 
Rotarians- you have a list of past golfers and sponsors (from Bruce, or request it again.).  Find your name and contact them soon. 
The Friday Golf Zoom meeting connection is below.   The Event Brochure is available now to recruit golfers and sponsors! 
Meeting ID: 833 1263 6069
Passcode: Golf
Dial-in Audio Only:   +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 833 1263 6069
Telephone Passcode: 339734
RYLA and Young RYLA News
RYLA & Young RYLA Update - Who can you recommend to our club to sponsor for the 1 week camps in summer 2021?  For Youth currently in the 7-8th (YRYLA), or 10-11th grades (RYLA) can apply and attend. RYLA = Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. Decide now who you want to encourage to attend and tell Mary to reserve a slot.  
  •  RYLA: Registration is open now. RYLA is at Coe College. Lower cost $350 for 6 days.
  • YRYLA: Registration is open now. YRYLA is at Waldorf University, Forest City IA.
  • Youth Exchange: CR Sunrise is not planning on an outbound exchange student this next year. 
  • Interact: Many District clubs are going strong! Check out the latest news with these clubs in their newsletter from Katie Wilford.
RYLA, YRYLA is a low-cost, high-value experience! 
Virtual District Conference April 20 - May 1
Are you ready for the Rockin’ in Rockwell City virtual 2021 District Conference? The conference will be held via Zoom on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, 2021. 
If you need an incentive, check out these three reasons to attend this year’s virtual conference:
  • It’s a virtual conference this year due to COVID-19. That means no need to dress up, travel, or spend additional money on your trip. Win, win, win! 
  • The conference committee has lined up a great set of speakers, including keynote speaker and lifetime Rotarian Michael Angelo Caruso. Caruso’s interactive presentation will pump you up for Rotary, your career, and your daily life. Get a sneak peek at his expertise at
  • Take away new perspectives! Every time a bunch of Rotarians get together, even virtually, we always generate exciting points of view, engaging ideas, and wonderful ways to give back. Through the presentations, breakout Zoom Rooms, and more, you’ll get the chance to meet and greet fellow Rotarians - safely.
We hope to see you virtually at the conference. Register today on the district website
Zoom Link for Thursday Club Meetings
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 867 0109 1437
Password: Sunrise
Dial in:  +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Find your local number:
Meeting ID: 867 0109 1437
Dial in Password: 5262587
Mar 18, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Amana Society Businesses
Apr 01, 2021
Apr 08, 2021
SET (Safe Equitable & Thriving Communities) Fund Greater CR Comm. Foundation
Apr 22, 2021
MEET AT 50 2nd Ave Bridge
View entire list
Upcoming Events
Make-A-Wish Fundraiser Golf Event
Hunters Ridge Golf Course
May 27, 2021 12:00 PM
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Executives & Directors
President Elect
President Nominee
Immediate Past President
Programs Chair
Foundation Chair
District Grant Writer
Membership Chair
Social Chair
Linn-Mar Chair
Service Chair
Club Information
Cedar Rapids Sunrise
Thursdays at 7:00 AM
On Line
Cedar Rapids, IA
United States of America
We are meeting Live On-line. Write to our email address above to obtain a Link.
District Site
Venue Map
Russell Hampton
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Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids Sunrise
PO Box 2841
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2841
Club 17230  District 5970