Kurt Nelson (center) won the Bucket of Good Will at the Good Leadership Breakfast last Friday, donating more than $6,000 to the Minneapolis City of Lakes Rotary Club Foundation. Our speaker, Mike Ott (left) of US Bank Private Client Reserve, drew his name from more than 250 guests.
Goodness pays, because goodness grows! Last Friday, the Thanksgiving season started early with a standing-room-only crowd at the final Good Leadership Breakfast of 2015. The Benny Weinbeck Trio set the happy tone with live jazz music to prepare us for featured speaker Mike Ott; an Air Force veteran and President of US Bank Private Client Reserve.
The big winner of the day was Kurt Nelson, President of the Lantern Group, who won the Bucket of Good Will drawing. More than 250 guests contributed $6,108 – including a match from Mark Bergman, CEO of HANDy Paint Products. With that donation, total gifts from the Bucket of Good Will now total more than $150,000 in less than six years. Goodness grows!
Nothing Significant Ever Happens Alone
In reflection this morning, I’m grateful for all of the sponsors who make the Good Leadership Breakfast possible. I’m just the catalyst…our team does all the real work. But it’s the sponsors who are truly spreading goodness.
Here is the list of the sponsor organizations who invest their money, invite guests and contribute their good will to accelerate the goodness movement.