RASP club receives $500 grant

Jen Aspengren, center left, a representative from ChangeX, presented Karen Schaub, center right, director of Roseville Area Community Education, a $500 check for the Roseville Area Men’s Shed on Dec. 13. 

Herb Scharmpfer, a club member, presented Asprengren with a with a mini wooden model of a 1929 Fordson Tractor that the group made. The Fordson Tractor was first built in Cork, Ireland. 

ChangeX is based in Ireland, and provides organizations like the Roseville Area Men’s Shed the information and support needed to develop and launch community-based programs worldwide. 

The Roseville Area Men’s Shed meets every Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m., at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B W. in Roseville. Men’s Shed is free, and is for both men and women. There is no registration. It is a part of the Roseville Area Senior Program. 

Men’s Shed offers an opportunity for people to get together, work on projects, tour local points of interest and socialize, and in the process make friends. Men’s Shed members, and Sheds, are impacting communities around the world. They provide valuable services to communities where they are located.  

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