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
Home Page Stories
  • May 30 Club Program:  Annual Rotary Year-End Meeting Celebration!  Highlights, passing the gavel to Lynette Markofski, and more! 
  • Our three Community Grants were successfully concluded in May. 
  • Program/Speaker suggestions are always welcome.  Contact Phil or Chad or email
  • Our weekly meetings are at Matthew 25 201 3rd Ave SW. Cedar Rapids. 
Sunrise Rotary awarded these THREE grants.  They were funded 50% by our fundraising and 50% by the Rotary Foundation.
  • Catherine McAuley Center.   Equip their new childcare center, enabling parents to learn without distractions. 
  • Abbe Health/Aging Services.  Prepare at-home older adults to use tablets to connect to others. 
  • ChildServe Coralville.  Assist with purchasing Speech Therapy Apps to help non-verbal children. 
Sunrise Rotarian volunteers engaged on completing these projects AND volunteered with the organizations in their critical work. 
Sunrise Rotary thanks the many golfers, sponsors, volunteers and our Wish Child who joined together for a great day of golf, May 26!   Hunters Ridge Course was perfect, the rain stayed away and fun was had by all!
Our Facebook 2022 event post is here
Check out the event photos taken and donated by Wayne Anderson of WGAMedia Production.  

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


Sunrise Annual Meeting
Jun 30, 2022
Ellie Evans Workforce Specialist Economic Alliance
Jul 07, 2022
Keeping Young Professionals Local
Dennis Jordan Director Community Development
Jul 14, 2022
Upcoming Community Solar Project & Alliant Energy’s Clean Energy Blueprint
Joseph LeValley
Jul 21, 2022
Join Great People at Rotary! 
Are you looking for a way to engage in the Cedar Rapids area community?   Serve alongside some great Rotarians!   
Check us out.  Visit our weekly meetings, any Thursday morning at 7:00 AM.   Just walk in - breakfast is on us.  Matthew 25/Groundswell Cafe.  201 3rd Street SW, Cedar Rapids IA
Contact us directly.   Click to Email or our Membership Chair, Eric Harris
Share your profile with us using this Profile form. It is limited to our Membership Chair and Club Secretary. 
Not sure yet which club to consider? Start your inquiry at our Rotary Leads portal and we will talk and point you to one or more clubs.  
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Youth Protection Officer
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