Most of the representatives from 27 community charities gathered after receiving grant checks at the Eagan Rotary lunch meeting. The proceeds totaled $30,000 raised by the Rotarians' annual gala event held each February. Guest photog: Michael Proebstle, Legacy Creative Images
I was bit by a foreign travel bug after my sophomore year in high school. I haven't found a cure for it, nor do I plan to. I visited India for 5 weeks in early 2009 and Europe in July 2009. My family and I spent 1 month in Sweden, Norway and Denmark in July 2010. In January 2012, I went to the foothills of the Himalayan mountains and a wedding in Jaipur, India. Then in May 2012, I returned to Japan and Bangkok, Thailand. My family and I spent 3 weeks in Paris, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany in August 2012.