Insightful Presentations
At each meeting, we feature insightful presentations from community members who share their expertise, experiences, and visions. Dive into the highlights of these engaging talks and stay connected with the vibrant voices shaping our community. Here are the summaries of the last few meetings.
 
June 13
MN Clean Energy
Keely Rau is the Sustainability Project Coordinator for Metro CERT at Great Plains Institute and works on projects that reduce energy burden for underserved communities, including equitable solar access for underserved businesses, and supporting manufactured home park communities with energy efficiency resources. 
 

Keely has a business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with time spent in environmental studies coursework. She recently worked in the food cooperative space at Linden Hills Co-op and the Wedge Co-op. She's curious about clean energy initiatives and looks forward to building networks within the community. Her goal is to find a career path that "allows her strengths to shine and is involved within the community."

 
June 6: Cindy Eddy
Executive Director of The PROP Shop of Eden Prairie
 
Cindy shared several client's letters and cards that expressed deep thankfulness and gratitude for the difference that The PROP Shop makes in people's lives.  She shared how providing basic home items (beds, furniture, clothing, etc.) to support people going through tough times has impacted families.  Cindy thanked our Noon Rotary Club for supporting the work of The PROP Shop.