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VIP Club Volunteerism Recognition Luncheon &  Survey 

All VIP Club members, spouses, friends, and associates who participated in volunteering activities during the previous year are asked to fill out our volunteering survey and to join us for a FREE lunch on Wednesday, April 19th, 2023; reservations are made by completing and submitting the Volunteerism survey. Please, even if you can't attend this luncheon, we would appreciate your survey response.  Thanks to Jim and Lowell for tallying the survey responses and coordinating with Joseph's. 

Use one of these methods to submit your past year's volunteer information including your spouse/sig-others' times. 

  1. Print the form from this web site page or the bottom of the newsletter, fill it in, and then mail to VIP Club - Vol. Survey, P.O. Box 21903, Eagan, MN 55121 before April 1st OR
  2. Send an e-mail to with the information which would have been on the printed form, i.e. primary recipient of your time that you and your spouse spent volunteering plus how many are coming to lunch - a hot food buffet.

Your Volunteer Survey Form should be received by April 1st for listing in the Annual Recognition Luncheon Printed Program.  Late submittals will be noted but not recognized in the printed program.  Coordinator for this event is Past President Harvey Taipale and Jim Andrews with support from other board members. 

Agenda for our April 19, 2023 event:

  1. 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Check in, Nametags, Coffee & Socializing, cash bar available.
  2. 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM Enjoy a hot buffet lunch meat & potatoes, veggies, gravy, salad, ... coffee & water.
  3. 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM Program recognizing our volunteers, Volunteer Extraordinaire Award, what's happening at Lawshe Memorial Museum, and open mike
  4. 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Last cup of coffee and a bit more socializing.

Volunteer Extraordinaire Award Nominations

If you know of a club member (not a board member) who has gone above and beyond the norm with his/her volunteerism for several years, please submit his/her name and your reasoning to VPJim Andrews before March 29th, call him if you have questions - 651-357-6033. 
This recognition is named the Jansen Certificate recognizing Bernie and Kathy Jansen's decades of support to the Club's volunteerism as well as their work for the Dakota County Historical Society.  Past Volunteer Extraordinaire award recipients were: 2015, Keith Myhre; 2016, Richard 'Dick' Lundgren; 2017, Don Weidenbach; 2018, Tom Turba and Alan Douglass;  2019, Patricia Myhre, and 2022 Lowell Benson

Printed Survey Form

Point Your cursor here, right click for screen pull down menu - left click on print - then select only page 2 to skip other parts of the page.

VIP CLUB Volunteer Organization Survey Form for Year 2022

Member Name _____________________________

Spouse Name [blank if none] ___________________________

I'd like to highlight my 2022 volunteerism at: __________________________________________. [fill in one organization name.]

Spouses primary 2022 volunteerism was at: __________________________________________. [fill in one organization name.]

____ will be at the luncheon. [enter 0, 1, or 2].

Comments, [optional] ______________________________________________________________


F I L L - I N,  T H E N  M A I L  T O : VIP Club - Vol. Survey, P.O. Box 21903, Eagan, MN 55121  

Venue Location

Joseph's Grill in St. Paul: 140 Wabasha St S 55107. From the Roseville area take 35E South toward St Paul, get into the left lane and exit onto Hwy 52 going south. After crossing the Mississippi river, take the ramp right for Lafayette Rd toward Plato Blvd. Turn right onto Plato (west) for 0.2 mi then turn right onto Wabasha (north). After 1/2 mi, Joseph's will be on the right. From the Eagan area take 35E north to I494 east to Hwy 52 going north. Take the ramp right for Lafayette Road then turn left (west) onto Plato Blvd. After 0.7 mi, turn right (north) onto Wabasha, Joseph's will be on the right after 1/4 mi.

 to: 140 Wabasha St S, St. Paul, MN.

On this Page

Agenda at Luncheon
Volunteer Extraordinaire Nominations
Print Form
Venue location and directions

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