Monday, April 24, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 28

 
SATURDAY, ROTARIANS HEPING WITH FENCE REMOVAL AT PRAIRE CREEK.
IN THE MIDDLE, CONSERVATION DIRECTOR DARYL PARKER.










Wednesday, April 19, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 27


FELLOW ROTARIAN JOHN GILROY GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY ON HOW TO SAVE MORE MONEY REGARDING YOUR IRS TAXES.

OVER 300 PEOPLE WILL BE HEARING FELLOW ROTARIAN ASHER SCHROEDER
GIVE A SPEACH IN CEDAR RAPIDS.
PRESIDENT SALLY WILL DRIVE ASHER TO CEDAR RAPIDS MAY 22ND AND
THERE IS ROOM IN FOR ANYONE ELSE THAT WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.

DENNIS VOY
















Tuesday, April 11, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 26


ROTARY MEETING THIS WEEK AT  CAMP SHALOM, RUN BY FELLOW ROTARIAN TOM BLEY.
THE DINING ROOM AT CAMP SHALOM..
KITCHEN UP A COUPLE STEPS IN    BACK AND TO LEFT.  
TOM AT RIGHT AND TWO STAFF FULL-TIME MEMBERS.

    (ACROSS FROM  HIM AND BEHIND)
NICE CAMP, OFF CAVES ROAD JUST NORTHWEST OF MAQUOKETA, STARTED BY ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN 
CHURCH  AT DAVENPORT BUT NOW
RUN INDEPENDENTLY, NON DENOMINATIONAL, AND STILL WITH
SUPPORT OF ST. PAUL'S. TOM HAS
BEEN MANAGER FOR SEVERAL YEARS.
GUEST SPEAKER TODAY WAS ANN McGLYNN, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS FOR ST. PAUL'S
LUTHERAN CHURCH IN DAVENPORT.
SHE TALKED ABOUT A REFUGE FAMILY ST. PAUL'S IS HELPING RESETTLE FROM UGANDA, THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD RELIEF OF MOLINE.   THE FAMILY INCLUDES A MOTHER (NOELA) AND SIX CHILDREN.
THEY ARE DOING WELL, LIVING IN A HOME OFFERED BY A ST. PAUL MEMBER.   NOELA IS WORKING AS DISHWASHER AT A BAKERY AND ATTENDING ENGLISH LESSON CLASS.   ALL OF THE CHILDREN ARE IN SCHOOL OR DAYCARE.    EMAIL TOM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT CAMP SHALOM OR ST. PAUL'S REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT MINISTRY, AT TPBLEY@ME.COM










































Monday, April 3, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 25

SOME ROTARY MEMBERS MAY REMEMER "CITIZEN OF THE WEEK", DONE
BY ROTARIAN VOY.    FIRST ONE WAS NOV 17, 2003 AND FINAL ONE WAS
IN EARLY MARCH, 2005.   IT WAS A LOT OF WORK, BUT POPULAR.   THERE WAS ONE EVERY WEEK, NEVER MISSED.    COPIES ARE SOMEWHERE AT
KMAQ.    ABOVE IS LISTED ROTARY'S OLD WEB SITE.    DOROTHY JONES
AND DOLORES KLEIN ARE NO LONGER LIVING.

WENDY SCOTT GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY, APRIL 5TH AND TOLD ABOUT
HER BUSINESS, "RONANN'S FLORAL SHOP AND GARDEN CENTER" ON
WEST PLATT IN MAQUOKETA, AT THEIR NEW LOCATION AND BUILDING
NEXT TO TACO JOHNS.     THE BUSINESS IS 62 YEARS OLD,  AND WAS       STARTED BY  HER PARENTS, RON AND ANN MEADE.   SHE REALLY LIKES
HER NEW BUILDING AND GIFT SHOPPE AND HAS HAD MANY GREAT
COMMENTS FROM HER CUSTOMERS.    SHE HAS 5 FULLTIME EMPLOYEES
AND SEVERAL PART TIME AND SADLY MENTIONED THAT HER LONGTIME
EMPLOYEE, DUNES SCHROEDER, RECENTLY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH
PANCREATIC CANCER.     THEREFORE IS NOW WORKING JUST A COUPLE
HOURS A DAY WHILE RECEIVING TREATMENT.  

SCOTT, DID YOU REALLY EAT ALL OF IT?
THERE WAS DESSERT TOO! 

NEXT WEDNESDAY, WE MEET AT CAMP SHALOM.
11:45.
RSVP TO 309-230-4043 BY MONDAY, THE 10TH.








 







 






















Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 24

BELOW, KIDS HAVE JUST PLANTED A TREE
THE ROTARY PROGRAM MARCH 29TH WAS ON "TREES AND TREE PLANTING"
EMILY SWIHART IS THE FIELD COORDINATOR FOR "TREES FOREVER", A PAID POSITION FOR THE IOWA-ILLINOIS ORGANIZATION.   SHE LIVES IN SABULA.
MAQUOKETA IS KNOWN AS "THE TIMBER CITY" SO IT WAS A VERY APPROPRIATE PROGRAM FOR ROTARY.    SHE LIVES IN SABULA.    I'M SURE SHE WOULD BE GLAD TO GIVE HER PROGRAM TO YOUR
CLUB.   HER CELL PHONE:  563-260-1000









 

Monday, March 27, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 23



          AUGUST 17, 1988 MEETING
       55 MEMBERS THEN....30 NOW






















Wednesday, March 22, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 22

FRANK ELLENZ, MAQUOKETA PUBLIC WORKS DIRETOR, TALKED TO ROTARY
TODAY (MARCH 22ND) AND DID A GOOD JOB SPEAKING ABOUT LAST YEAR'S
BIG "STREETSCAPE" PROJECT AND TOLD WHAT IS COMING UP THIS  YEAR.
FOR ONE THING, HE MENTIONED THE LITTLE SNOW PLOWING HIS DEPARTMENT HAS HAD TO DO THIS WINTER.   NEXT YEAR'S ORDER FOR  SALT WILL BE A COUPLE TON LESS THAN THIS YEAR.   THE CLUB THANKED
HIM WITH APPLAUSE FOR THE EXTRA WORK HE HAD TO DO REGARDING
THE DOWNTOWN PROJECT.

FELLOW ROTARIAN TOM BLEY WILL BE HOSTING THE CLUB AT CAMP SHALOM
NORTHWEST OF MAQUOKETA ON APRIL 17TH AND WILL HAVE AN INTERESTING PROGRAM.   IT WILL BE AN ALL-SERVICE MEETING WITH
MEMBERS OF OTHER CLUBS ALSO PRESENT.

THE ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP DINNER (FOR TOP 20 MCHS SENIORS) WILL
AGAIN BE HELD AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ON
THE NIGHT OF MAY 17TH.