Monday, April 21, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 25

SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK
TWO TICKETS TO THE GORDY AND DEBBIE
A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE STRAIT
SATURDAY, MAY 3RD, 7 P.M.
AT OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER
TWO TICKETS, A VALUE OF $44.00
GORDY AND DEBBIE LIVE IN BRANSON.    GORDY WAS BORN IN CEDAR RAPIDS AND DEBBIE IN SOUTH DAKOTA.   THEY WILL SING MANY OF
GEORGE STRAIT'S HITS AND YOU WILL SEE SOME SPECTACULAR VIDEO PRESENTATION WITH SOME OF HIS SONGS.   SONGS FROM GEORGE'S HIT MOVIE "PURE COUNTRY" TOO.

OPENING BID:   $  5.00  563-689-5371

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING ENDS MONDAY, APRIL 28TH, AT 12 NOON.

ROTARY PROGRAM, APRIL 23RD 
BRIAN COOPER, EXECUTIVE EDITOR OF THE DUBUQUE TELEGRAPH HERALD GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY ON A FAMOUS ATHLETE BORN IN DUBUQUE.
HE HAS WRITTEN A BOOK ABOUT JAY BERWANGER, THE FIRST HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER (1935).    JAY PLAYED FOOTBALL FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO WHICH WAS THEN (UNTIL THE LATE 30'S) IN THE BIG 10 CONFERENCE.   BRIAN GAVE A VERY INTERESTING PROGRAM (WITH MANY PHOTOS) ABOUT THE OUTSTANDING ATHLETE.   IF YOU ARE A FOOTBALL FAN, I'M SURE YOU WILL ENJOY READING BRIAN'S BOOK.    FOR MORE ABOUT
JAY, JUST GOOGLE HIS NAME.   SAME FOR.....BRIAN COOPER-DUBUQUE..  GOOD PROGRAM!




























Monday, April 14, 2014

ROTARY WEEK - (HOLY WEEK)

FOR SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK-----

TWO ADVANCE TICKETS TO THE "CHICAGO EXPERIENCE" LEGENDS SHOW AT 7 P.M. THIS SATURDAY (19TH) NIGHT AT OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER IN MAQUOKETA.       VALUE $44.00 FOR BOTH.     ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE THIS WEEK AT THE OHNWARD BOXOFFICE (FROM 9 - 1) AND AT OSTERHAUS PHARMACY AND AT THE MAQUOKETA STATE BANK MAIN OFFICE.     DON'T MISS THIS GREAT SHOW.

OPENING BID:    $  5.00  563-652-2576
                               10.00  563-590-8837
                               12.50  563-652-2576
                               16.00  563-689-5371
                               17.50  563-652-2576
                               19.00  563-689-5371

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

 THIS WEEK, BIDDING STOPS AT NOON THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 18TH.

APRIL 16TH ROTARY PROGRAM

JACKSON COUNTY CONSERVATION NATURALIST ANN BURNS TOLD ABOUT PLANS FOR THE MARTIN PROPERTY AND ABOUT "WHAT'S GOING ON" AT
THE HURSTVILLE INTERPERTIVE CENTER.   THERE IS SOMETHING FOR ALL AGES ALMOST DAILY THERE.     JACKSON COUNTY IS LUCKY TO HAVE ANN
BURNS.

HAPPY EASTER FROM ALL THE MEMBERS OF
THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB

















Monday, April 7, 2014

R0TARY WEEK = APRIL 7-14, 2014

SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK.....
A  LATE 80'S ROTARY PLATE...

OPENING BID......$20.00     563-249-9761

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
DEADLINE TO BID, NOON MONDAY
















Monday, March 31, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 22

SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK:
         

   THE MAQUOKETA Y OFFERS GREAT FACILITIES, 7 DAYS A WEEK!


WHENEVER YOU PLAY OR WORK-OUT AT THE  YMCA....BE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.   IT IS FREE AND AN EXCELLENT MEDICINE.

OPENING BID:  $50.00    563-652-5515
                             60.00    563-593-1944
Email your bid to kmaq@kmaq.com
Deadline, noon Monday.

THE YMCA...WHERE THEY BUILD STRONG KIDS, STRONG FAMILIES AND STRONG COMMUNITIES!













Monday, March 24, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 21



 SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK
TWO TICKETS TO THE 1950'S 61 DRIVE-IN THEATRE, THE FAMILY DRIVE-IN THEATRE LOCATED  FIVE MILES SOUTH OF MAQUOKETA OFF HIGHWAY 61.    THE DRIVE-IN WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,  APRIL 4TH AND 5TH.      A  HIGH TECH DIGITAL PROJECTOR SHOWS TWO MOVIES EACH NIGHT ON THE GIANT 66-FOOT SCREEN.     GREAT SOUND AND PICTURE.     COME EARLY, BRING YOUR SUPPER AND TAILGATE.   BRING BLANKET OR LAWN CHAIRS AND ENJOY THE MOVIES ON THE GRASS OUTSIDE YOUR CAR.    FOR SOUND, USE YOUR CAR  RADIO OR BRING A  RADIO ALONG .      FREE TRAIN RIDES FOR THE KIDS BEFORE  ALL FAMILY MOVIES.    FREE PLAYGROUND FOR THE KIDS....SWINGS, SANDBOX, FRIZBEE, AND VOLLEYBALL.    $7.50 ADMISSION (FOR BOTH FIRST-RUN MOVIES)....
KIDS $3.50 AND 4 AND UNDER FREE.    THE GATE OPENS AT 7  (6:30 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY) FIRST MOVIE STARTS AT DUSK.    EMAIL TO kmaq@kmaq.com
TO BE PUT ON THE WEEKLY WHAT'S SHOWING EMAIL LIST.
TWO TICKETS ARE VALUED AT $15.00

OPENING BID:   $5.00  563-689-5371
                              8.00  563-590-8837

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDS ACCEPTED UNTIL NOON MONDAY.

THE PROGRAM WEDNESDAY (2-26-14) WAS GIVEN BY..... MARY  HAYWARD, MAQUOKETA NATIVE, AND CO-OWNER OF
THE BRICK TAP IN DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA.    MARY AND FOUR  OTHERS
OWN THE UPSTAIRS BAR AND RESTAURANT.....ON WEST PLATT STREET,
A SHORT CLIMB TO A GOOD TIME.     MARY WAS A U.S. LETTER CARRIER FOR 30 YEARS.   SHE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN GETTING A BIGGER AND BETTER
FARMERS MARKET GOING A COUPLE YEARS AGO AND SERVED AS
VOLUNTEER MANAGER OF  IT.    BECAUSE OF HER WORK AT THE BRICK TAP, SHE WILL REMAIN ON THE MARKET BOARD, BUT BOARD MEMBER TED STRAIT WILL TAKE OVER THE MANAGEMENT.   THE BRICK TAP IS OPEN LATE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS, BUT CLOSED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.    SUNDAYS OPEN MID-DAY TO LATE AFTERNOON.   MARY IS MARRIED AND HAS KIDS AND GRANDKIDS.   

THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB 2014  ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP DINNER
WILL BE WEDNESDAY NIGHT, MAY 7TH.
BACK IN 1981, IT WAS CALLED THE "SMARTY PARTY" AND IT WAS ON
TUESDAY NIGHT, MAY 12TH.    ROTARY HOSTED 21 SENIORS.    FROM OUR CURRENT CLUB, FIVE MEMBERS WERE THERE.    KEN WRIGHT HOSTED
CHARLES DELAGARDELLE....ROGER STEWART HOSTED SHELLY FIER....
TED MAZE HOSTED ANGELA FINZEL....FLORIAN STEFFEN HOSTED KIMBERLY GOHLMAN AND DR. BUD BERNARD HOSTED LYNETTE TURNER.
DON ROEDER WAS PRESIDENT THAT YEAR AND HE HOSTED  MARY TABOR.      IT WAS AT METHODIST CHURCH AND PROGRAM SINGING WAS LED BY ROTARIAN KEN, ENTERTAINMENT WAS BY THE MCHS SPEECH DEPARTMENT AND THE GUEST SPEAKER WAS SUPT. DR. BILL URBANEK,
ALSO A ROTARIAN.

































Tuesday, March 18, 2014

ROTARY WEEK - NCAA MARCH MADNESS


SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK
THE 1991 MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB 
MAQUOKETA HIGH SCHOOL PLATE
VALUE:   UNKNOWN
SOMEDAY IT MIGHT BE WORTH  $THOUSANDS
THERE WERE 10 ROTARY PLATES IN ALL 

OPENING BID:     $5.00 563-590-8837 

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
Bidding ends at noon Monday

PROGRAM AT ROTARY MARCH 19TH
ERICA BARKER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS COORDINATOR
FOR THE MAQUOKETA YMCA.       SHE TALKED ABOUT A
SPECIAL 12-WEEK PROGRAM....."LIVESTRONG"..... THAT
HAS HELPED THOUSANDS OF CANCER SURVIVORS MOVE
BEYOND CANCER IN SPIRIT AND BODY.   FOR MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT THIS TWICE A WEEK FREE PROGRAM, (Y MEMBERSHIP
NOT REQUIRED)CONTACT ERICA AT www.maqymca.org

















Monday, March 10, 2014

ROTARY WEEK (NOW ON DST TIME)


      NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK.

A  NEW MEMBER OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB....
                             WE WELCOME....
DIANE GIDDINGS OF PRESTON, THE
MANAGER OF  "CLOVER RIDGE ASSISTEDED LIVING AND MEMORY CARE COMMUNITY"  IN MAQUOKETA.
SHE IS A JACKSON COUNTY NATIVE, WITH TWO CHILDREN.   HER HUSBAND
DIED NEARLY 10 YEARS AGO.

THE PROGRAM AT ROTARY THIS WEEK....      
RICH CURRENT
RICH GAVE THE PROGRAM, HOSTED BY ROTARIAN NANCY MOORE.   BEFORE INTRODUCING  RICH,  A DRAWING WAS HELD FOR A COUPLE "HOT WHEELS" CARS  (WON BY ROTARIANS STEVE FLYNN AND MARLA FRANDSEN AND EACH MEMBER WAS ASKED TO TELL THE FIRST AUTOMOBILE THEY OWNED.   RICH, WHO IS A RETIRED AUTO MECHANIC, HELPED START MAQUOKETA'S "CORONADO CAR CLUB" IN 1959.   IT NOW HAS AROUND 90 MEMBERS AND IT IS ONE OF THE ORGANIZATIONS PUTTING ON THE 2ND ANNUAL EVENT ON SIGN ABOVE.     IT WILL ALSO BE SPONSORED BY "DARKSIDE PROMOTIONS",  "THE MAQUOKETA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE"  AND THE JACKSON COUNTY FAIRBOARD".     FOR  MORE FORMATION, GO TO THE WEB SITE ON THE ABOVE SIGN.