Club Information
Cedar Rapids Sunrise

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Matthew 25 Groundswell Cafe
201 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
United States of America
We are meeting "live" at Matthew 25 Groundswell Cafe. A Zoom option is available to join remotely. Send an email for the link, to this address
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Lets "Wish upon a Par" for some Make-A-Wish kids!
May 27, 2021 at 11 AM. 
Sign up your foursomes.  Make-A-Wish sponsors are available at all levels. 
Download the Event Brochure, fill out and return to us by email or mail:
Scan and eMail when complete to:
Or mail to 
Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids Sunrise
PO Box 2841
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2841
You can make gifts payable to Make-A-Wish Iowa - a 501(c)3 organization. 
  • Our Meetings are at Matthew 25. Zoom is still available.    Stay after if you need a Sunrise Rotary golf shirt - we will hand those out. 
  • Make-A-Wish Wish Upon a Par golf event May 27, 11AM. Golfers and sponsors are welcome!  Event brochure is available here. Businesses and people are invited for HOLE ($300) and FLAG ($350) sponsorships. 
  • Our Virtual District Conference was virtual and VERY informative! Recordings are available - Contact Bruce  
  • All-Cedar Rapids Metro BLOOD DRIVE June 7-11. Signup details coming soon. Donations are REALLY needed. We will inform soon about donating earlier for Rotary.
  • Want to be a future Rotary leaderApply for the Rotary Zone Institute in Houston Sept 9-12.  Expenses are covered by Rotary. 
Dave Murray has earned his Paul Harris Fellow +4 Award!   Thank you Dave, for all your years of contributions to the Rotary Foundation's work in Cedar Rapids, the USA and the World. 
Dave recieved his new pin and certificate in-person at our February "Sunset Sledding Social" from Foundation Chair Bob Schell. 
Sunrise Rotary is thankful and announces our latest Paul Harris Fellow Award.   John Henke was presented his PHF+1 this week.
Foundation Chair Bob Schell and President Mary Schell presented his new pin at John's Munson Electric office.
Thank you John for supporting Rotary in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, across the USA and the world!  

When asked this morning, "why are you a member of the Sunrise Rotary?" here are some member responses:

-"I like the impact we have locally AND internationally"
-"Carrying out service above self."
-"I like the local service projects and the community relationship that comes from serving."
-"It's an opportunity to grow in leadership and make a difference in the lives I care about."
- "Interpersonal development, networking, and making a difference."
-"Learning about local organizations and the services they provide this community."

We invite you to be part of the exciting service projects, amazing network, and morning breakfast meetings. If you are interested in learning more, please message us! Visit our Sunrise Rotary Facebook Page to learn more!  Contact us at


Emily Wharton, MFA CPM
May 20, 2021
Director Iowa Department for the Blind
May 27, 2021
Scott Hock Director of Parks & Recreation
Jun 03, 2021
Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation
Jenny Bosking
Jun 10, 2021
Development & Communications Director with The Arc of East Central Iowa
David Hayes
Jul 01, 2021
Interim President Coe College

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