Speaker Date Topic
A Conversation with U.S. Senator John Thune Jun 27, 2022 11:30 AM

We will sit down with United States Senator & Minority Whip John Thune on Monday, June 27th to discuss all of the latest news from Washington and how it affects South Dakotans.

Please use this link to reserve your buffet lunch that will be available beginning at 11:30 am.

The presentation, at the club’s regular weekly meeting, will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls and will begin at noon. All Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club programs are open only to Rotarians and their guests. All programs are recorded and streamed live on Facebook & YouTube. Local media are invited to attend to record the session.

Rotary International is one of the premier service organizations in the world. The Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls is among the largest 25 clubs in the world. For more information on how to become a mentor or involve your organization in mentoring visit Sioux52.org.

NO MEETING – Happy Independence Day! Jul 04, 2022
A Day of Vision Jul 11, 2022 11:30 AM
Annual General Meeting & Mayor Paul TenHaken
Annual General Meeting & Mayor Paul TenHaken

On Monday, July 11 we will hold the annual meeting of the club where we will announce the Ritz Rotarian of the Year recipient.  President Tony Nour will reflect on his term as president and the new slate of officers for 2022-2023 will be elected. Also, Rotarian Bill Zortman will sit down with Mayor Paul TenHaken to discuss his vision for Sioux Falls during his next 4 years and beyond.

The buffet lunch will be available beginning at 11:30 am. The menu will be: Meat Lasagna, Cavatappi Pasta with Alfredo & Marinara Sauce, sliced Chicken Breast, Roasted Veggies and Dessert. RSVP is not required.

The presentation, at the club’s regular weekly meeting, will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls and will begin at noon. All Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club programs are open only to Rotarians and their guests. All programs are recorded and streamed live on Facebook & YouTube. Local media are invited to attend to record the session.

Rotary International is one of the premier service organizations in the world. The Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls is among the largest 25 clubs in the world. For more information on how to become a mentor or involve your organization in mentoring visit Sioux52.org.

The Evolution of Cancer Therapies Jul 18, 2022 11:30 AM

This year, roughly 1.9 million people will be diagnosed with cancer. Cancer continues to be the second most common cause of death in the US, after heart disease. However, thanks to the evolution of therapies in treating this disease and other factors such as prevention, screening and early diagnosis, the risk of dying from cancer in the United States has decreased by 32% over the past 28 years. Joining us will be Kris Gaster and Dr. John Lee from Avera Health who are working on the forefront of genetic research in the realm of cancer and what is coming for new treatments as well as Pam Traxel, Senior Vice President, Alliance Development and Philanthropy for the American Cancer Society. Rotarian Lindsey Meyers will moderate the conversation.

The buffet lunch will be available beginning at 11:30 am. The menu will be: Chef Prepared Sandwich, Pub Chips, Soup, Fresh Fruit, Tossed Salad and Dessert. RSVP is not required.

The presentation, at the club’s regular weekly meeting, will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls and will begin at noon. All Downtown Sioux Falls Rotary Club programs are open only to Rotarians and their guests. All programs are recorded and streamed live on Facebook & YouTube. Local media are invited to attend to record the session.

Rotary International is one of the premier service organizations in the world. The Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls is among the largest 25 clubs in the world. For more information on how to become a mentor or involve your organization in mentoring visit Sioux52.org.