Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Thief River Falls Rotary Club, TRF Education Foundation, and Agassiz Audubon Society, every 7th grader at Franklin Middle School in Thief River Falls will have binoculars and a bird identification book to use during the school year so they can learn about birds as part of their science education experience.

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BirdWatch Grant Project 2018

Get your 2017 Rose Sale order form here.  Please make sure to make a copy of each order, return one copy to Rotary and leave one with the customer.  All orders must be in by November 3rd, 2017.

The Thief River Falls Rotary Club continued its annual project to hand out dictionaries to local area third graders this September.  Thanks to everyone who volunteered.  Also a big THANK YOU to Philip McKenzie for organizing the event!

Pictured here (from left): John Syvertson and Michele Halvorson

Pictured here (from left): Tom Dondelinger and Jim Dagg

Pictured here (from left): Gabby Yoon and Steve Lillestol

Joe Hedrick was presented with his first Paul Harris Fellowship pin on 7/11/17. Congratulations Joe!

John Syvertson (right) presents a past-president’s plaque to Mitch Stevens (left) for his service to the club.  Thanks Mitch!

Outgoing President Mitch Stevens (left), passes the gavel to President-Elect Gabby Yoon (right), on June 27, 2017.  Gabby will hold office for the 2017-2018 year.


Randy Twistol was presented with his first Paul Harris Fellowship pin on 9/20/16.  Congratulations Randy!

The annual Thief River Falls Rotary Club vs. Lions Club golf outing on Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Thief River Falls Golf Club.  The Thief River Falls Rotary Club won the 9-hole contest and retained the “Brass Bucket Trophy”.  As is traditional, the losing team’s president has to kiss the brass bucket trophy, TRF Lions Club President John Wollenzien kisses the brass bucket trophy while handing it to TRF Rotary Club President Mitch Stevens.


Richard Laager, left, outgoing president of the Thief River Falls Rotary Club, officially passed the gavel to President-Elect Mitchell Stevens during the Tuesday, June 28 meeting of the Thief River Falls Rotary Club.

Our club continues to grow! We were recognized by Rotary District 5580 for adding 6 new members.
2016 New Member Award