Monday, July 28, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 39



           SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK
EMAIL YOUR BID FOR TWO ADVANCE TICKETS, A $14 VALUE, TO
kmaq@kmaq.com

OPENING BID.....$

BIDDING DEADLINE, NOON MONDAY

    PROGRAM AT ROTARY, JULY 30
SHELTER BOX ... RESPONDS IMMEDIATELY, PROVIDING FAMILIES WITH SHELTER, WARMTH AND DIGNITY WHEN THE NEED IS THE MOST.   EACH
SHELTER BOX CONTAINS A TENT AND OTHER VITAL EQUIPMENT, SUCH
AS A STOVE, BLANKETS, WATER PURIFICATION KITS, AND MORE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO www.shelterboxusa.org
ANDY STEWART FROM SAN ANTONIO GAVE THE PROGRAM AND AS A ROTARIAN, HE (RETIRED) HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH SHELTER BOX, AS HAS HUNDREDS OF ROTARY CLUBS AROUND THE WORLD.  THE MAQUOKETA NATIVE IS IN TOWN VISITING HIS FAMILY.   HIS LATE DAD, BILL, WAS A LONGTIME SECRETARY FOR THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB.   HE DID LOTS OF BROADCASTING OVER THE YEARS FOR KMAQ TOO, SITTING IN AS
A SUBSTITUTE HOST OF "RFD 1320" WHENEVER NEEDED.
ANDY'S MOTHER, AND SISTERS JANET AND MARY WERE GUESTS AT TODAY'S MEETING TO HEAR ANDY SPEAK.    MISSING, BROTHER RICK.

AND, ANOTHER GUEST TODAY....
SALLY DAVIES HAS COME BACK TO MAQUOKETA TO BE COMMUNITY RELATIONS PERSON FOR CLOVER RIDGE PLACE.    IN THE PAST 11 YEARS,
SHE WAS MANAGER OF DICK'S SUPER MARKET (NOW FAREWAY) AND
SUNSHINE PRE-SCHOOL AND DAYCARE IN MAQUOKETA.














































Monday, July 21, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 38


THE SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK
IS VALUED AT $40 AND DONATED TO ROTARY BY.....
ROTARIAN SHERRY KINDSFATHER.

OPENING BID:   $10.00     563-689-5371
                              14.00     563-590-8837
                              16.00     563-689-5371 EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING ENDS MONDAY AT 12 NOON.

             JULY 23RD PROGRAM
OPERATION NEW VIEW COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM IS THREE EASTERN IOWA COUNTIES AND THE JACKSON COUNTY MANAGER IS AMY MANNING.
SHE HAS HAD THE JOB FOR NEARLY A YEAR.      OPERATION NEW VIEW
HELPS LOW INCOME FAMILIES WITH SEVERAL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING
HEAD START.   ALSO.... ENERGY ASSISTANCE, TEMPORARY HOUSING,
SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND MORE.   THE OFFICE IS LOCATED AT 904 EAST QUARRY STREET AND THE PHONE NUMBER, 563-652-5197.   A UNIQUE
PROGRAM JUST IN JACKSON COUNTY IS THE "PIZZA" PROGRAM.
HAPPY JOES,  PIZZA  HUT AND GODFATHERS SUPPLY PIZZA EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY AND IT IS HANDED OUT BY THE NEW VIEW OFFICE.
THE LATEST FIGURES....WITH PART OF THE YEAR STILL TO GO.....3,993 POUNDS OF PIZZA TO 351 FAMILIES.



 










































Monday, July 7, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 36


SCOTT WARREN BEGAN HIS 3RD YEAR AS PRESIDENT OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB JULY 1ST.

NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK!

GUEST AT MEETING TODAY, JULY 9TH

GUEST OF  ROTARIAN KIM HUCKSTADT WAS THE NEW SUPT. OF SCHOOLS
(HIS REPLACEMENT), CHRIS HOOVER.

PROGRAM TODAY, JULY 9TH
PROGRAM GIVEN BY TEACHERS LINDA POLK (LEFT) AND SANDY McLAUGHLIN.     THEY TALKED ABOUT THE "BACK PACK" VOLUNTEER PROGRAM AT BRIGGS AND CARDINAL SCHOOLS.   IT STARTED IN 2009.
EVERY FRIDAY (JANUARY - MAY) AFTER SCHOOL, THEY GIVE A PACK
LIKE ABOVE TO THE KIDS IN THE PROGRAM, FILLED WITH FOOD ITEMS.
THIS SPRING, THEY HAD 31 TOTAL, 10 AT BRIGGS AND 21 AT CARDINAL.
IT IS FUNDED BY DONATIONS AND A GRANT.      EACH WEEK, THE PACK
CONTAINS ABOUT $10 TO $15 WORTH OF ITEMS FROM SHOPPING AT
FAREWAY.






























 

Monday, June 30, 2014

WEEK OF JULY 4TH

NEW MEMBER
JEREMY BLAIR IS OUR NEW MEMBER OF ROTARY.   AT LEFT, PRESENTING HIM WITH THE NEW-MEMBER PACKET IS SCOTT WARREN, ROTARY PRESIDENT AND TO THE RIGHT, ROTARIAN ALAN TUBBS, WHO INVITED JEREMY TO JOIN ROTARY AND THEREFORE IS HIS "SPONSOR".    JEREMY HAS BEEN IN INVESTMENT WORK FOR 17 YEARS, THE PAST YEAR AS AN INVESTMENT OFFICER WITH OHNWARD BANK CORPORATION IN MAQUOKETA.    HE IS MARRIED TO ANGIE AND THEY HAVE A 10-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, GRACIE.
WELCOME TO ROTARY JEREMY!
        
         A SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK


          TWO TICKETS TO THE SHOW

$30.00 VALUE

OPENING BID:  $  5.00  563-357-5369
                             10.00  563-689-5371
                             12.00  563-593-1944 
                              15.00 563-689-5371 
MON 11:48AM      16.00 563-357-5369
         11:58            17.00 563-689-5371 
         11:59 1/2      19.00 563-357-5369

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING DEADLINE, NOON MONDAY

PROGRAM JULY 2ND
GARY DREW OF MAQUOKETA TOLD ABOUT HIS TWO COMPANIES, ENERGY TECH AND MAQUOKETA BIO FUELS.   HE COLLECTS USED GREASE FROM AROUND 80 RESTAURANTS IN A 4-STATE AREA AND AT ENERGY TECH,
TURNS THE GREASE INTO DIESEL FUEL AND HE SELLS THE FUEL WITH HIS COMPANY MAQUOKETA BIO FUELS.    HE STARTED THE BUSINESS 2006 AND HAS SEVERAL EMPLOYEES.   HE HAS A LOT OF PAPER-WORK INVOLVING ELEVEN STATE AND FEDERAL AGENCIES.  


















































Tuesday, June 24, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 34


        NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK

CHECK BACK FOR PHOTOS OF THIS WEEK'S WEDNESDAY NIGHT ANNUAL 
ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND BAND CONCERT AT THE FAIRGROUNDS.