Wednesday, April 27, 2016

ROTARY WEEK VOL 3 NO 27


GUEST SPEAKER AT APRIL 27TH MEETING:
JESS WAGNER OF JACKSON COUNTY CONSERVATION.     BEEN THERE ABOUT 8 YEARS.
JESS AND LESS THAN 10 EMPLOYEES HAVE 23-HUNDRED ACRES OWNED BY JACKSON COUNTY.....TO MANAGE AND MAKE EXCITING FOR VISITORS YEAR AROUND......ALL WITH AN OFFICE AT THE HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE CENTER.    LOW  COST, MANY TIMES FREE, THINGS FOR ALL THE FAMILY ARE TOLD AND SHOWN IN BROCHURES LIKE ABOVE....SO STOP AT HURSTVILLE AND PICK THEM UP.    OR "GOOGLE" JACKSON COUNTY CONVERVATION FOR ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THIS GREAT COUNTY ORGANIZATION. 



FOR OUR SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK, TWO TICKETS TO THE ABOVE SHOW,   VALUED AT $44.
EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com    

OPENING BID:   $

BID DEADLINE... NOON TUESDAY MAY 3RD.

NO ROTARY MEETING MAY 4TH AS THAT NIGHT
WILL BE THE CLUB'S ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
BANQUET AT THE METHODIST CHURCH.

HAVE A GOOD WEEK.



























Tuesday, April 19, 2016

ROTARY WEEK COL 3 NO 26


THE TWO TICKETS TO THE OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER (FOR THE ALL GIRL BAND SHOW) DID NOT GET A BID.

GUEST SPEAKER APRIL 20TH....MAQUOKETA ARTIST ROSE FRANTZEN,
WHO SPOKE ON WHO (MANY) CAN BECOME AN ARTIST AND USED THE
WIND TO ILLUSTRATE.    HER MOTHER AND DAD WERE ALSO AT THE MEETING
AND WAYNE ESPECIALLY LIKED THE FOOD FOR DINNER.     HE HAS A DELICIOUS OPTIMIST BREAKFAST AT THE EAGLES WEDNESDAY MORNINGS
AND WIFE ELLEN THEREFORE WAS ENJOYING  A COOKING BREAK TODAY.   THE THREE IN THE PHOTO BELOW.
LAST WEEK ROSE WAS IN A WORLD-WIDE PORTRAIT ARTIST EVENT IN WASHINGTON, D.C. THAT FEATURED OVER 25-HUNDRED PORTRAIT ARTISTS.
IN COMPETITION SHE FINISHED IN 4TH PLACE AND WAS THE PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD AND SHE AND ANOTHER ARTIST WERE SELECTED TO
PAINT A PORTRAIT ON STAGE IN FRONT OF HUNDREDS, AS  YOU SEE HER DO IN ABOVE PHOTO.     ANOTHER GOOD WEEK LAST WEEK FOR ROSE AND
ANOTHER WEEK WHEN PEOPLE GOT TO HEAR ABOUT THE LITTLE TOWN
IN IOWA PRONOUNCED MA-COKE-EH-TA.

ROTARY HAS LOST TWO MEMBERS BECAUSE BOTH HAVE MOVED FROM
MAQUOKETA.   STEVE FLYNN (AN ACTIVE MEMBER FOR MANY YEARS) NOW
LIVING IN ARIZONA AND BLAIRE FRANCIS, NO LONGER WORKING FOR
DUTRAC.   NOTE SURE WHERE SHE NOW LIVES.    SHE WAS A MEMBER OF
OUR CLUB LESS THAN A YEAR.   WE WILL MISS BOTH.
AND WE WERE TOLD TODAY THAT DENNIS HASENBANK WILL BE LEAVING
ROTARY BECAUSE OF HEALTH REASONS.     AND YES, WE WILL MISS HIM
TOO, ESPECIALLY HIS FUNNY STORY NOW AND THEN.    

NO NOON REGULAR  MEETING MAY 4TH BECAUSE THE SCHOLARSHIP DINNER WILL BE  HELD THAT NIGHT AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STARTING AT 6 P.M.     CHRIS HOOVER IS CHAIR PERSON OF THE
EVENT. 






































Tuesday, April 12, 2016

ROTARY WEEK VOL 3 NO 25


SILENT AUCTION ITEM...
TWO TICKETS TO THIS SHOW, VALUED AT $44

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

OPENING BID:  $   

BIDDING ENDS AT 12 NOON ON MONDAY APRIL 18TH.  



             

Monday, April 4, 2016

ROTARY WEEK VOL 3 NO 24



AT TODAY'S (APRIL 6TH MEETING) THE PROGRAM
WAS GIVEN BY DAVE HEIAR, DIRECTOR AND
NICK HOCENBERRY, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, OF
THE JACKSON COUNTY ECONOMIC ALLIANCE
OFFICE IN MAQUOKETA.    THEIR MAIN GOAL
ALWAYS, IS GETTING INDIVIDUALS, CITIES, AND
ORGANIZATIONS TO WORK TOGETHER ON AN
ECONOMIC PROJECT FOR JACKSON COUNTY.
AND THEY ARE DOING A GOOD JOB!
LOTS OF THINGS ARE GOING ON IN JACKSON COUNTY AND MORE COMING.
 
ANDY STEWART WAS A GUEST AT ROTARY TODAY WITH HIS WIFE, HOME VISITING HIS MOTHER,
HELEN.    THEY LIVE IN ROLLO, MISSOURI.    ANDY'S DAD WAS A LONGTIME ACTIVE MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN.







 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

ROTARY WEEK VOL 3 NO 23


MARCH 30TH PROGRAM WAS MEGAN ENGEL, RECENT DRAKE PHARMACY GRADUATE AND NOW WORKING AT OSTERHAUS PHARMACY.....TELLING
ABOUT HER  WORK. 


NEXT PROJECT FOR ROTARY...

THE SCHOLAR BANQUET IN MAY....IN THE OLD DAYS....
THE SMARTY PARTY.

MORE LATER ON IT!












 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

ROTARY WEEK VOL 3 NO 21


GAY STORLIE GAVE THE PROGRAM AT THE MEETING, MARCH 16TH
SHE HAS BEEN A BUSY PERSON WORKING IN
MAQUOKETA ALL HER LIFE, STARTING OFF AS A
WAITRESS AT THE POPULAR GREEN MILL RESTAURANT.   SHE HAD HER OWN RESTAURANT, 
AND LATER BECAME A CNA AND DID PRIVATE CARE WORK.  A YEAR AGO, SHE BECAME MANAGER OF THE JACKSON COUNTY SENIOR CENTER IN MAQUOKETA.   AND SHE REALLY LIKES HER JOB THERE.    IT SERVES BREAKFAST MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY AND A NOON
DINNER MONDAY - FRIDAY.     MOST GET THERE
BY 11:30.     FOR ST. PAT'S DINNER TODAY, THERE
WERE 70 IN ATTENDANCE AND IT INCLUDED MUSIC
BY RED HENTON.    THERE ARE ACTIVITIES EVERY DAY FOR SENIORS AFTER DINNER.   AND THE  BUILDING IS USED BY OTHER GROUPS, INCLUDING QUILTERS, AND SOME EVENING EVENTS TOO.

OUR PRESIDENT-ELECT ADRIENNE WILLIAMSON
(TAKES OFFICE JULY 1) ATTENDED A ROTARY
TRAINING EVENT FOR  UPCOMING OFFICERS LAST WEEK IN ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA.   SHE REPORTED TODAY THAT SHE ENJOYED THE 
CITY, LEARNED A LOT ABOUT ROTARY AND HAS 
SOME NEW IDEAS FOR OUR CLUB.