• Thursday's Program: Cheryl Kiburz from the Marion Public Library. Also the Dolly Parton Imagination Library
  • Lynette is planning our next social events.  Give her a call and offer assistance!
  • A sledding social January 28 at Wanatee Park (former Squaw Creek Park). Details coming. Clean and wax that old toboggan or sled. 
  • Wanted: Club Programs and Speakers - Send to Phil Hershner and Bruce Lindholm. YOU can be a program too!
  • Next Club Officers - read the bulletin below for where YOU can serve. 
  • Sunrise Club Meetings remain on Zoom for now...
Make-A-Wish Golf Planning Starts - Join Us Fridays!
Kids and families have been supported by Sunrise Rotary through Make-A-Wish (Iowa) for over 20 years.   The principle funraiser is the Make-A-Wish Golf Outing. In 2020 we lost that event due to the Covid 19 shutdowns. 
Sunrise Rotary planning has started again for our 2021 Golf Outing in May.   Join our 2021 organizational Zoom meeting Friday 12 Noon - 1pm, January 15.   All Rotarians are welcome. 
The Zoom connection is below. Contact Bruce Lindholm if you have trouble with it. 

Meeting ID: 833 1263 6069
Passcode: Golf
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Dial-in Audio Only:   +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 833 1263 6069
Telephone Passcode: 339734
Send in your Sunrise Rotary Grant Ideas 
Imagine who we can help!   Sunrise Rotary has a history of awarding District Grants to local and international organizations. Who can you nominate?
Our next application will be due by June 2021.  The grant will be presented between September 2021 - June 2022. 
This page gives basic District Grant information.   The linked documents may be updated slightly for our next Rotary year. 
Contact Bruce Lindholm to review and submit your idea, for our District Grants candidates list.
Wanted: Fun Event Ideas
Do you have an idea of something fun you would like to do with Sunrise Rotary members? 

We are always looking for new ideas for social events.  The best ideas come from all of YOU! 
Email Lynette to develop your idea into a Rotary Event.
Foundation Rotary Rush is ON!  Dec > Feb
District 5970 “Rotary Rush” is on!  For the months of December 2020January 2021 and February 2021 the District is offering a significant incentive to all Rotarians who give to the Rotary Foundation Annual Fund. shows your current giving progress, or contact Bob Schell to see how close you are to your first or next "Paul Harris Fellow level".  Rotarians who are close to another PHF award will be contacted by Bob.
Rotary Rush details are here
Club Positions are Available - Consider....
We have some open club positions. Club leadership builds your skills. These are essential for Rotary to serve our community and beyond.  Please consider these positions.
Our club becomes very busy in January - All hands are needed in 2021.   Talk to Theresa or Mary about any of these positions!
Youth Programs Director: This open position leads our members on the following areas. These 4 are TENATIVE positions or team roles to also consider. 
  • College Scholarship promotion/selection. Promote Sunrise Rotary scholarships to schools in January, collect student applications, run one selection meeting of Members in April/May and represent Sunrise Rotary at the awards (if scheduled by schools).  
  • RYLA (~HS) and/or Young RYLA (~MS) for Summer 2021. Recruiting campaign is through our members (and schools? tbd).  Begins in January.
  • International Exchange Student recruiting (outbound).  Coordinate inbound exchange student while here. This does not happen every year and is TENATIVE for 2021.
  • Sunrise Youth Protection Officer of record. Monitor good practices of our youth engagements. One is required in the club, to enable above programs.
Sunrise Club President for Rotary Year 2022-2023 (Serving July 1 2022 - June 30 2023). 
  • Highly recommend attending multi-District virtual training called "PETS" in March 2021. Website.
  • Be active on the board starting in 2021.
  • Serve as President Elect July 2021 for 1 year.
  • Serve as President July 2022 for 1 year. 
Make-A-Wish Golf committee members
  • Planning starts in January
  • We are targeting the event for Thursday May 27 2021 and depends on Covid19 status in the community. 
  • Encouraging members to recruit 4-somes and sponsors.
  • Tracking all openings and committments. 
  • Event day volunteers. 
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
Jan 14, 2021
Marion Public Library Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Jan 21, 2021
Rotary District Governor 2020-2021
Jan 28, 2021
Alliant response to Derecho Storm August 2020
Feb 11, 2021
Update on Matthew 25
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Executives & Directors
President Elect
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
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Cedar Rapids, IA
United States of America
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Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids Sunrise
PO Box 2841
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2841
Club 17230  District 5970