Monday, June 29, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 35


THERE WILL BE NO MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST AS 
WE HAVE THE CONCERT AND SOCIAL THAT NIGHT.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30TH, IS THE FINAL DAY FOR SCOTT TO BE PRESIDENT.
(AFTER 3 GREAT YEARS, A RECORD)

SALLY DAVIES IS THE NEW MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT STARTING JULY 1, 2015

THERE WILL BE NO SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK!




















Monday, June 22, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 34


SILENT AUCTION ITEM.....
A ONE DAY PASS TO THE FAIR, VALUED AT $12.00 FOR ANYONE AGE 13 AND OVER.

OPENING BID       $3.00    563-689-5371
                               $6.00    563-590-8837

EMAIL YOUR BID TO
kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE MONDAY (JUNE 29) AT NOON
























Monday, June 15, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 33


THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY ANNUAL ICE CREAM AND CAKE SOCIAL
AND BAND CONCERT IS WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JULY 1ST,  AT THE
FAIRGROUNDS OUTSIDE STAGE  JUST SOUTHEAST OF BOYER HALL.
FREE FOR ALL SENIORS IN THE MAQUOKETA AREA.    BE THERE AT 5:30.

SILENT AUCTION ITEM.....LAST      WEEK.....
THE GAME....
NO BID....SO WE WILL TRY AGAIN
THIS WEEK.     GO BELOW TO LAST 
WEEK'S ROTARY WEEK AND EMAIL
A BID.

ROTARY PROGRAM TODAY, 
JUNE 16.....

GUEST WAS ALEX SCHOENFELD

(PRONOUNCED SHIN-FELD).... OF MAQUOKETA.    A FORMER PRO GOLFER AND NOW WORKING WITH
YOUNG GOLFERS AT THE YMCA.   HAS
43 IN THE SUMMER TOURNAMENT.
THE NATIVE OF INDIANOLA, ATTENDED COLLEGE AT SIMPSON, IOWA AND CENTRAL, PLAYING GOLF
TOO.  WAS A PRO AT ECHO VALLEY
IN DES MOINES AND AT LECLAIRE.
NOW ON THE ROAD SELLING MEAT TO
RESTAURANTS.   HIS WIFE WORKS
HERE.    HAS ONE 5 YEAR OLD BOY.
SHOT A 65 LAST WEEK.    YES..
65.   DID NOT GET A PICTURE OF HIM AS I FORGOT TO TAKE MY CAMERA.
SORRY.   MAQUOKETA HAS JUST HAD
A BAD YEAR IN HIGH SCHOOL GOLF,
AND LOW NUMBERS IN THE PROGRAM.    I MAY BE WRONG, BUT I THINK ALEX WILL HELP GOLF GET STRONGER.   HE SAYS HE
KNOWS OF SOME GOOD YOUNG
GOLFERS COMING UP. 

 










Monday, June 8, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 32

 




SILENT AUCTION FOR THIS WEEK BELOW IS A POPULAR GAME,FOR
YOU OR FOR GIFT GIVING....

THIS GAME RETAILS FOR $25.00

OPENING BID:
 $

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

PROGRAM TODAY, JUNE 10TH
MAYOR (DR.) DON SCHWENKER (AS HE HAS A SON
THAT IS IN TRAP SHOOTING)TALKED ABOUT 
THE TWO MAQUOKETA TEAMS THAT THIS PAST WEEKEND TOOK FIRST AND SECOND PLACE IN THE STATE TRAP SHOOTING TOURNAMENT.     HE
POINTED OUT THAT MAQUOKETA IS KNOWN STATE-WIDE FOR GREAT YOUNG TRAP SHOOTERS.
THEN HE TALKED ABOUT CITY MATTERS, 
INCLUDING THE DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE
PROJECT AND ANSWERED QUESTIONS ON OTHER
ISSUES. 














    
 




Monday, June 1, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 31


HAPPY JUNE
****************
SILENT AUCTION ITEM...

LAST WEEK'S ITEM CONTINUES THIS WEEK.   GO TO LAST WEEK TO PLACE (EMAIL) YOUR BID.

OPENING BID $10.00     689-5371
 


MEET OUR...
                      NEWEST...
                                        MEMBER...
 JUDY TUCKER
JUDY IS SHOWN RECEIVING ROTARY INFORMATION FROM SCOTT.    LOOKING ON AT RIGHT IS SALLY DAVIES WHO SPONSORED JUDY.     JUDY IS ADMINISTRATOR AT CRESTRIDGE NURSING HOME ON THE  HILL UP BY THE METHODIST CHURCH.
SHE STARTED LAST FALL.    SHE LIVES IN DAVENPORT BUT PLANS TO BUY A HOME HERE.   SHE LOVES HER NEW JOB.   JUDY GREW UP IN LOWDEN AND HER STEP-DAD LIVED AT CRESTRIGE.    WELCOME TO THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB JUDY!


TODAY'S (JUNE 3) PROGRAM..
RYAN SMITH OF DES MOINES, WITH
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU, THIS YEAR CELEBRATING IT'S 75TH
YEAR.


KEN WRIGHT REPORTED A SUCCESSFUL HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP
LAST SATURDAY BY SEVERAL 
MEMBERS, INCLUDING KEN, BOB
OSTERHAUS (WHO FELL DOWN INTO
A DITCH, AND NOT HURT) AND JOHN
GILROY, WHO  HELPED BOB OUT OF THE DITCH.   KEN REPORTED LOTS OF
"GOODIES" PICKED UP AGAIN.   WE
DO THIS TWICE A YEAR. 













 

















Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 30


ONE TICKET TO THE JOHN CONLEE COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW ON JUNE 14TH AT THE OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER IN MAQUOKETA.    THE COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND WILL DO ONE SHOW ONLY AT 2 P.M.   ADVANCE TICKETS ARE $25 AND AT THE DOOR, $30.


OPENING BID:    $10.00    689-5371
                               EMAIL  YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE MONDAY, JUNE 10TH AT NOON.

PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN CELEBRATES HIS
BIRTHDAY THIS FRIDAY, MAY 29TH.     

STEVE FLYNN IS DO BACK SOON TO VISIT ROTARY.   IT WAS VOTED-ON TODAY THAT HE BE FINED DURING "HAPPY NEWS"....$20.... FOR MISSING
SO MANY MEETINGS.      IF HE COMPLAINS, WE 
WILL REMIND HIM THAT HE MISSED THE 
CHRISTMAS WAITRESS TIP.

TED SAYS....THE ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN'S ICECREAM SOCIAL AND BAND CONCERT 
WILL WEDNESDAY, JULY 1...WITH JAY KAHN AND
THE TIMBER CITY BAND.


THIS SATURDAY AT 9 A.M. THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP WILL BE HELD,
STARTING AT THE HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE
CENTER AND GOING FOR A MILE ALONG HIGHWAY
61.    ROTARIAN KEN WRIGHT IS IN CHARGE AND
THE MORE HELP THE BETTER.

I WAS GIVEN A FEBRUARY 15, 1945 MAQUOKETA COMMUNITY PRESS NEWSPAPER (JOHN Q. ROBINSON, OWNER AND PUBLISHER) AND CUT OUT A BUNCH OF THINGS TO USE IN MY DAILY REPORT ON KMAQ WEB SITE.    BELOW TWO WERE ROTARY 
WITH ROTARY CONNECTION.

WILLARD C. STEWART IS THE FATHER OF ROGER STEWART AND NANCY JOE
MOORE.    HE DIED IN HIS 40'S FROM A HEART ATTACK AND WAS FAMOUS
FOR RAISING, EXHIBITING AND SELLING POLAND CHINA BOARS AND
GILTS.     HIS WIFE ELOISE NEVER REMARRIED....LIVED ON THEIR FARM 7 MILES EAST OF MAQUOKETA OFF HIGHWAY 64....AND DIED A FEW YEARS AGO AT THE AGE OF 99.
M.W. JOINER WAS THE 5TH ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT.   HIS HOME ON THE
CORNER NEAR GOODENOW FIELD WAS JUST SOLD (HAD A FIRE) AND 
IS BEING REPAIRED BY THE NEW OWNER.   JOINER WAS VERY WELL KNOWN AND ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY TOO.
















































Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 29


      PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

JIM REGENWETHER, RETIRED MAQUOKETA BUSINESSMAN (OWNED THE GOODY POP BOTTLING COMPANY)  TALKED ABOUT THE MAQUOKETA
HOME MAINTENANCE COMMISSION.   HE IS CHAIRMAN, BRUCE DROESSLER IS VICE-CHAIRMAN, BARB SCHROEDER IS SECRETARY AND ALSO ON THE COMMISSION, HEATHER HAFNER AND TIFFINAY MANGLER.   HOMES NEED TO LOOK NICER SOMETIMES (LIVED-IN OR NOT) AND THE COMMISSION DOES WHAT THEY CAN DO TO ACCOMPLISH THAT GOAL.   THEY EVEN HAVE
SOME  FUNDS AVAILABLE.   FOR INSTANCE, IF THE HOMEOWNER
AGREES TO PAINT THE HOUSE, HE/SHE CAN APPLY FOR SOME FUNDS TO HELP PAY FOR A SOME OF THE PAINT.    CALL JIM IF YOU (OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW) WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, OR IF THERE IS A  HOME NEAR  YOU THAT NEEDS NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENTS, OR SOME ATTENTION.

 SILENT AUCTION ITEM!
A $20 GIFT CARD T0 THE 61 DRIVE-IN THEATRE
        OPENING BID    $___

EMAIL YOUR  BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE...NOON TUESDAY, DAY AFTER MEMORIAL DAY

AT THE MEETING TODAY(May 20), PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN ANNOUNCED TO THE
CLUB THAT THIS YEAR'S "REVERSE RAFFLE" FUND RAISER WILL BE
HELD IN SEPTEMBER AT THE CENTERSTONE MOTEL AT THE NORTH EDGE OF MAQUOKETA.



PAST LOCAL PRESIDENTS OF ROTARY BELOW.....
COMING SOON...A NEW MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT!

GET OUT YOUR "CRYING TOWEL"!