Monday, August 25, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 43


NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK

PROGRAM THIS WEEK...
TODAY'S (WEDNESDAY) ROTARY PROGRAM WAS GIVEN BY JULIE FURNE OF MAQUOKETA.      SHE WORKS OUT OF THE ASAC OFFICE IN THE SMILES ON MAIN DENTAL OFFICE BUILDING AND SINCE NOVEMBER,  HAS BEEN WORKING ON A  DRUG FREE COMMUNITY PROGRAM FUNDED WITH A FEDERAL GRANT.    INTERESTING PROGRAM ON THE DRUG PROBLEMS IN
JACKSON COUNTY.    HER WORK  DEALS MAINLY WITH MARIJUANA.  
SHE KNOWS HER SUBJECT WELL AND SHE WILL TELL YOU THAT THERE IS
A BIG PROBLEM WITH DRUGS IN THIS AREA.     HARD TO BELIEVE...THERE ARE TWO BUSINESS PLACES IN THE COUNTY WHERE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA  IS SOLD RIGHT OVER COUNTER.     SHE WILL BE GLAD TO GIVE A PROGRAM FOR YOUR CLUB.














































Tuesday, August 19, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 42


    NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK

    PROGRAM FOR ROTARY TODAY,      AUG 19.....

MEET TOM GRUENWALD....WHO IS THE NEW
ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR FOR GRADES 7-12
IN MAQUOKETA.   THE LOST NATION NATIVE
STARTED HIS CAREER AT NORTHEAST AT
GOOSELAKE, THEN TO THE TIPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT AND NOW MAQUOKETA.    HE SAID
HE IS IMPRESSED WITH THE FACILITIES IN
OUR DISTRICT.   HE IS STARTING A NEW
STUDENT ATHLETIC COUNCIL TO FIND WAYS
TO GET BETTER STUDENT ATTENDANCE AT
ATHLETIC EVENTS.    HE HAS A DAUGHTER
THAT IS A SENIOR AT MIDLAND HIGH SCHOOL AND A MIDDLE SCHOOL SON THAT WILL
ATTEND SCHOOL HERE.   HE'S A BASKETBALL
PLAYER.

GUEST  AT ROTARY TODAY
SALLY DAVIES THE NEW PR DIRECTOR AT
CLOVER RIDGE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY IN MAQUOKETA.
BECAUSE TODAY IS NATIONAL LEMONADE DAY, SHE PRESENTED A BOTTLE TO EACH ROTARIAN.   THE FIRST LEMONADE DAY WAS IN  HOUSTON, TEXAS IN 2007.     NATIONWIDE, KIDS ARE HAVING LEMONADE STANDS (WITH THE HELP OF A PARENT MENTOR) TO LEARN THE  UPS AND DOWNS OF OPERATING THEIR OWN BUSINESS.    AND THERE IS A KID'S CONTEST TOO.    CHECK WITH SALLY FOR MORE ON KIDS AND LEMONADE, INCLUDING A FREE KIT FOR OPENING
A  LEMONADE STAND.

TICKETS FOR THE BIG EVENT BELOW ARE AVAILABLE FROM ANY MEMBER OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB....



















































Monday, August 11, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 41


NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK

NEW MEMBER..

CHRIS HOOVER,  NEW SUPT. OF MAQUOKETA SCHOOL DISTRICT, WAS
WELCOMED OFFICIALLY TODAY BY ROTARY PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN.
AT RIGHT, THE MAN  HE SUCCEEDED, KIM HUCKSTADT.    KIM WAS HIS
SPONSOR INTO ROTARY, IN OTHER WORDS, THE ROTARIAN THAT ASKED
HIM TO JOIN THE CLUB.       IN A FEW YEARS, CHRIS ALSO WILL HAVE A FEW
GRAY HAIRS.

GUEST AT TODAY'S MEETING:
AT LEFT, CHUCK CURRENT, WHO HAS COME BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN TO
JOIN OHNWARD BANK CORP.     OHNWARD OWNS MAQUOKETA STATE BANK
AND MANY OTHERS.    IN HIGH SCHOOL AT MAQUOKETA, CHUCK WAS AN
MOC STUDENT EMPLOYEE.  

PROGRAM AT ROTARY TODAY
TWO STUDENTS FROM MAQUOKETA HIGH SCHOOL THIS PAST JULY 13-18 ATTENDED THE ROTARY RYLA WEEK-LONG ANNUAL EVENT FOR
STUDENTS.    RYLA STANDS FOR ROTARY YOUTH LEADER AWARDS.   THE
TWO GIRLS WERE NOMINATED BY HIGH SCHOOL CLUB hHope ADVISOR
MINDY ORRIS AND THEIR EXPENSES PAID FOR BY THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY
CLUB.     THE CAMP WAS HELD ON THE CAMPUS OF GRINNELL COLLEGE.
ABOVE, MADISON LAPKE, DAUGHTER OF BONNIE LAPKE AND TOM LAPKE.
SHE WILL BE A SENIOR THIS YEAR AT MCHS.  
ABOVE, JULIA DILTZ, DAUGHTER OF JANET AND KENT DILTZ.     SHE WILL BE
A JUNIOR STARTING THIS MONTH.
BOTH GIRLS TOLD MAQUOKETA ROTARIANS THEY ENJOYED THEIR WEEK
VERY MUCH AND LEARNED A LOT.

ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY (ROTARY NEWS EDITOR) TOOK SOME CANDID
SHOTS AT THE MEETING TODAY.







































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.....$  5.00    563-689-5371
                                 6.00    563-212-3286
                                 7.00    563-340-9123

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.