Monday, November 20, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 7


MATT OSTERHAUS GAVE THE PROGRAM AT ROTARY TODAY (11-22-17) ON
HEALTH AND WELLNESS AND THE NEED FOR A NEW HOSPITAL.  HE IS
ON THE HOSPITAL BOARD.    GOOD PROGRAM.








Monday, November 13, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 6


FELLOW ROTARIAN MARK GARMAN GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY AT
ROTARY.   HE IS WITH "MINER GILROY & MEADE" CPA FIRM IN DOWNTOWN
MAQUOKETA AND TALKED ABOUT THE NEW TAX BILL BEING DEBATED IN WASHINGTON.    IT WILL MAKE US ALL RICH, OR RICHER....OR POORER.









Monday, November 6, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 5

SANTA BRIAN SAYS...SHOULD WE HAVE A CHRISTMAS PARTY THIS YEAR?

YES OR NO?...IF YES...ANY IDEAS?




FELLOW ROTARIAN ASHER SCHROEDER WILL GIVE A VETERANS DAY TALK THIS SATURDAY, NOV 11TH AT 1 P.M. IN THE BASEMENT OF THE MAQUOKETA LIBRARY.   THE EVENT, SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

AT ROTARY TODAY...NOV 8...PRESIDENT BRIAN PRESENTED A  CHECK
FROM ROTARY TO THE COMMUNITY CUPBOARD.    ACCEPTING THE CHECK,
PASTOR JEFF DADISMAN, CHAIRMAN OF THE MAQUOKETA MINISTERIAL
ASSOCIATION THAT OVERSEES THE CUPBOARD.   ALSO ACCEPTING THE
CHECK, LONGTIME CUPBOARD VOLUNTEER BECKY SONSTEGARD, WHO
TAKES OVER AS MANAGER OF THE CUPBOARD JANUARY 1ST.    IN LOWER
RIGHT CORNER, ROTARIAN TED STRAIT.   
PHOTO BY JACOB BELLINGS

THE PROGRAM TODAY ON PRE-DIABETES GIVEN BY PAM SCHOENTHALER
(IN ORANGE) AND HOLLY ROMER...FROM THE HOSPITAL.  




















Monday, October 30, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 4

FELLOW ROTARIAN JACK WILLEY (AND PAST PRESIDENT A DOZEN YEARS
AGO) WON THE PRIZE AT THE SENIOR CENTER HALLOWEEN PARTY.
HE TOOK FIRST PLACE IN THE CARVED DIVISION.   ONCE AGAIN, PROOF
THAT ROTARIANS ARE SOOO TALENTED.   NICE JOB JACK.













Monday, October 23, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 3



NEARLY A FULL  HOUSE TODAY....WE HAD ONE OF THEIR GREAT MEAT LOAF
DINNERS AND IT WAS LIKE EVERYONE KNEW THIS WEEK WAS THE WEEK
FOR MEAT LOAF.     ROTARIAN HOOVER, NICELY DRESSED IN RED TODAY.
SORRY FOR OUT OF FOCUS....REALLY SHOWS UP ON DR. TUBBS.
TED, KEN AND NORM DIGGING IN....KEN TOO WHEN HE GETS HIS GLASSES
ADJUSTED.     KEN REMINDED ALL MEMBERS THAT HIGHWAY CLEANUP DAY IS THIS SATURDAY STARTING AT 9 A.M. AT THE HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE
CENTER.    HELP IF YOU CAN.
JACK AND SALLY.   JACK EMPTY PLATE, SALLY STILL AT IT.   DID YOU KNOW THAT SALLY WAS BORN AND RAISED IN PRAIRIE du CHIEN, WISCONSIN?
HER MOM AND DAD STILL LIVE THERE.   YOU CAN DRIVE A GOLF CART ON
CITY STREETS AND THIS SUMMER HER MOM HAD AN ACCIDENT WITH HERS
AND HAS BEEN RECUPERATING FOR WEEKS  AND READY TO COME HOME.
SALLY HAS MADE SEVERAL TRIPS UP THERE.
TODAY, PREZ BRIAN PRESENTED A $3,700 CHECK TO GREG BOPES AT
RIGHT AND SAME SIZE CHECK TO SCOTT GENT AT LEFT.  PROCEEDS FROM
OUR REVERSE-RAFFLE EVENT.      GREG'S CHECK WILL GO FOR THE NEW
FFA-AG BUILDING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND SCOTT'S CHECK WILL GO FOR
THE EXTENSION AND 4-H BUILDING AT THE FAIRGROUNDS.
GUEST SPEAKER WAS MATT NOTZ, CHAMBER DIRECTOR, WHO TALKED ABOUT THE ART PIECE THAT WILL GO IN THE GREEN SPACE IN DOWNTOWN
MAQUOKETA, COMING NEXT SUMMER.

















Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 2



GOOD PROGRAM THIS WEEK BY STEVE SCHROEDER OF SHERIFF'S OFFICE ABOUT THE NEW JAIL.









Monday, October 9, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 1

 ROTARY WEEK EDITOR:    MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY

EDITOR NOTE:   WEEK IS THE START OF YEAR FIVE FOR THIS WEEKLY

APIARY PROGRAM TODAY (10-11) BY
GUEST DAVE HAYES, GUEST OF ROTARIAN AL TUBBS...


















DAVE OPERATES "PRAIRIE CREEK HONEY" WITH 10 HIVES, UP FROM 7 LAST YEAR.
HE PRODUCED 500 POUNDS OF HONEY THIS SUMMER.   HE SHOWED
HOW HE COLLECTS THE  HONEY AND HE DISCUSSED THE SEX LIFE OF
BEES.    THE QUEEN LEAVES THE  HIVE EARLY IN THE YEAR, MATES WITH 6 OR 7 DRONES AND  GOES BACK TO HIVE AND PRODUCES 1500 EGGS A DAY FOR THE ENTIRE SUMMER.   TO GET STARTED IN THE BEE BUSINESS, YOU CAN BUY A BOX OF BEES TO POPULATE A HIVE.   THE BOX HAS 1 QUEEN AND
UP TO 10,000 WORKERS.   THE QUEEN HAS TO FLY OUT OF THE HIVE AND
MATE WITH DRONES FROM OTHER EXISTING HIVES.    DAVE EXPLAINED
HOW HE CARRIES THE BEES THROUGH WINTER.    HE SHOWED THE TOOLS
HE USES TO DEAL WITH THE ACTIVE HIVES AND HARVEST THE  HONEY.
HE BROUGHT SOME HONEY TO THE ROTARY MEETING AND ALL HAD A CHANCE TO TASTE IT.     HE DISCUSSED SOME OF THE CAUSES OF
"COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER" AND HOW HE ADDRESSES HIVE
HEALTH.    THIS STORY ABOUT DAVE BY ROTARIAN AL TUBBS FOR
ROTARY WEEK.
AL SAYS IT WAS A VERY INTERESTING PROGRAM.
DAVE, BY THE WAY, IS RETIRED, AND SPENT MANY YEARS WORKING FOR  CITY RECREATION DEPARTMENT.    HIS WIFE IS A MAQUOKETA NATIVE TOO,
DARLENE BRADY.

PHOTOS BY ROTARIANS NORM KENNEDY AND SCOTT WARREN.