Monday, July 27, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 39




IT IS FAIR WEEK IN MAQUOKETA!


THE PROGRAM AT THE JULY 29TH MEETING.....
JOE HEINRICH, RURAL MAQUOKETA FARMER.  
IN IOWA, FARM BUREAU HAS 139,000
MEMBERS.
THERE'S THE PRESIDENT.
THEN THE VICE-PRESIDENT, JOE
HEINRICH.
AND 138,998 BELOW JOE.
AND SOME DAY, OUR OWN JOE MAY
BE STATE PRESIDENT.
HE TALKED ABOUT A LOT OF THINGS
PERTAINING TO.....YOU GUESSED IT....
FARMING.
HE LIKES HIS JOB.
HE DOES A GOOD JOB.
THANKS FOR SPEAKING AT  OUR 
MEETING JOE.
HE'S ALSO ONE OF THE "FARM GUYS"
MONTHLY ON KMAQ'S "JUST TALK"
SHOW.



































Monday, July 20, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 38



NO AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR WILL VISIT OUR CLUB


THE 2ND ANNUAL "REVERSE RAFFLE" IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH.
A TICKET FOR A "COUPLE" IS JUST $75.     EVERY ROTARIAN HAS TICKETS TO SELL AND THEY ARE ON SALE AT KMAQ FROM ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY.
IT WAS FUN LAST YEAR.    ONLY 100 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD, TO ACCOMODATE 200 PEOPLE.   ANYONE CAN ATTEND.    

PROGRAM TODAY WAS GIVEN BY JACKSON COUNTY SUPERVISOR "BUCK" KOOS.   HE TALKED MAINLY ABOUT COURT HOUSE SECURITY, BUT ALSO TALKED ABOUT THE COUNTY FARM AND BUILDING RENTED BY DAC.....THE NEW SEWER SYSTEM AT LEISURE LAKE.....AND THE PROBLEM GETTING RURAL PROPERTIES CLEANED UP.


TWO THANK YOU NOTES:

PRESIDENT SALLY ANNOUNCED THAT AT THE BOARD MEETING LAST WEEK,
THE BOARD VOTED TO DONATE $250 TO THE EAGLES CLUB FOR THEIR
PAINTING PROJECT....GIVEN BECAUSE THE EAGLES TREAT US WELL.

ALSO,THE BOARD VOTED TO GIVE $250 TO CAMP SHALOM FOR THEIR
"NO KIDS WILL BE TURNED AWAY BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL NEED"
POLICY.

TWO BOARD MEMBERS ARE NEEDED.

TALK TO PRESIDENT SALLY FOR MORE
INFORMATION. 






















Monday, July 13, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 37



THE SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK.....

TWO ONE DAY TICKETS TO THE JACKSON COUNTY FAIR IN MAQUOKETA, JULY 29 - AUG 2
VALUE, $24.00
ABOVE, FAIR BOARD MANAGER LANNY SIMPSON NEXT TO THE BIG  "CHANGING"  SIGN ON THE CORNER OF THE FAIRGROUNDS.   NOTE, THE SIGN IS NOW IN THE MIDDLE OF A NICE FLOWER AND STONE SETTING.  LANNY SAYS CREDIT GOES TO JUDY TONDERUM AND THE MASTER GARDENERS
FOR IT.     
BIG CARNIVAL AS ALWAYS
DON'T MISS THE BIG COUNTY SHOW!

OPENING BID:
              $15.00----- CINDY@HOTMAIL.COM
EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
Bidding ends at noon Monday.

HIGHLIGHTS OF JULY 15TH MEETING!
PRESIDENT SALLY DAVIES CONDUCTED HER FIRST MEETING AND PRESENTED OUT-GOING PREZ
SCOTT WARREN WITH THE GAVEL AND PLAQUE  ABOVE AND THANKED HIM FOR  HIS 3 YEARS OF SERVICE AS
PRESIDENT OF ROTARY.  
ROTARIAN STEVE FLYNN BEGINS HIS
COLLECTION OF "HAPPY DOLLARS".
IF ANYONE HAS A HAPPY THING TO  ANNOUNCE, THEY DO IT AND PAY AT LEAST A DOLLAR.  

EVERY 3 MONTHS ROTARIAN JOHN GILROY PASSES OUT THE "DUES" STATEMENTS.

ROTARIAN DOUG MELVOLD CONDUCTS THE RAFFLE DRAWING EACH WEEK.   THE 3 WINNERS TODAY:
FLORIAN STEFFAN, $5....BOB OSTERHAUS $3 AND DENNIS VOY, $1. 

MOST OF THE TIME THE PROGRAM PERSON IS FROM OUTSIDE THE CLUB.
TODAY, ROTARIAN CHRIS HOOVER,
SUPT. OF MAQUOKETA SCHOOL DISTRICT,  DID THE PROGAM.   IT WAS
MAINLY ABOUT THE INSIDE OF THE MIDDLE SCHOOL.    THE ISSUES:  
NEED FOR NEW HEATING AND AIR AND THE NEED OF SOME LARGER CLASSROOMS.  

ONE MORE GOOD THING ABOUT THE MEETING....THE FRESH "FROM THE GARDEN"  STRING GREEN BEANS. 














 









 

Monday, July 6, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 36


SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK....
A COLLECTOR COOK BOOK...THE 2001 JACKSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY COOKBOOK WITH OVER 300 JACKSON COUNTY FAVORITE RECIPES.
NEW...NEVER USED!
IT WILL BE AUTOGRAPHED BY ASHER SCHROEDER, TREASURER OF THE ROTARY CLUB (AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN 2001)  AND IT WILL ALSO BE AUTOGRAPHED BY SALLY DAVIES, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB.   WHO KNOWS WHAT THIS GREAT COOKBOOK IS WORTH?    $5   $10  $25  $50    PLACE YOUR BID !
OPENING BID:     $

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING DEADLINE, NOON MONDAY!

AN  HONOR FOR AN ELDRIDGE ROTARY MEMBER!
BILL TUBBS....A FREQUENT VISITOR TO ROTARY MEETINGS IN MAQUOKETA.    SON OF THE LATE MAQUOKETA BANKED, ED TUBBS.  HUSBAND OF MCHS GRADUATE LINDA LONG. CONGRATULATIONS TO BILL FROM THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY!
PROGRAM TODAY AT ROTARY, JULY    8TH...
THAT'S HIS CARD...ABOVE...BELOW...THE NEW 6' FOOT 3 COACH.

DEREK'S HOMETOWN IS CLINTON.   WAS A 2006 GRADUATE OF CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL, AND MEMBER THE THE RIVER KINGS BASKETBALL TEAM.   BUT,
BECAUSE OF AN ACL PROBLEM, DID NOT PLAY HIS SENIOR YEAR.    WENT
ON TO GET THIS COLLEGE DEGREE, AND MASTERS, AT UNIVERSITY OF
IOWA, WITH MEDICAL RELATED DEGREES.    WANTED TO COACH AND HIS
FIRST JOB WAS COACHING THE 8TH GRADE GIRLS TEAM AT MID-PRAIRIE.
THEN 2 YEARS AT C.R. KENNEDY AND THE LAST TWO YEARS AT ANKENY,
INCLUDING COACHING, BUT NO HEAD COACH POSITION.    GOAL WAS TO
BE A HEAD COACH, AND MAQUOKETA IS IT.    BEEN HERE A COUPLE MONTHS
AND HAS LIKED THE RECEPTION FROM THE CITY AND STUDENTS. 
SINCE JUNE ONE, HIS BASKETBALL BOYS ARE WORKING OUT 90-MINUTES
TWICE A WEEK, AND HE HAS BASKETBALL CAMPS TOO.     HE SAYS HE
BELIEVES BEING A TEACHER AT THE HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE GOOD FOR
THE PROGRAM.   HE HAS A 6-8 AND 6-9 PLAYER AND THINKS THE CARDINALS
WILL BE THE BIGGEST TEAM IN THE CONFERENCE.    HE IS GETTING MARRIED AND HIS FIANCE IS A VETERINARIAN IN BLUE GRASS.   THE WEDDING IS A YEAR AWAY.     THE CARDINAL FIRST GAME WILL BE A HOME GAME AGAINST MARION, ON DECEMBER 1ST.     HE CAN'T WAIT!

THE ROTARY RAFFLE DRAWING TODAY (WITH PROCEEDS FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS) FOR $6, TOM BLEY....FOR $3, DENNIS HASENBANK....AND
FOR $1, NANCY MOORE.



































Monday, June 29, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 35


THERE WILL BE NO MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST AS 
WE HAVE THE CONCERT AND SOCIAL THAT NIGHT.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30TH, IS THE FINAL DAY FOR SCOTT TO BE PRESIDENT.
(AFTER 3 GREAT YEARS, A RECORD)

SALLY DAVIES IS THE NEW MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT STARTING JULY 1, 2015

THERE WILL BE NO SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK!

INTERESTING ARTICLE.....



MAYBE THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB SHOULD "THINK BIGGER"??
















































Monday, June 22, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 34


SILENT AUCTION ITEM.....
A ONE DAY PASS TO THE FAIR, VALUED AT $12.00 FOR ANYONE AGE 13 AND OVER.

OPENING BID       $3.00    563-689-5371
                               $6.00    563-590-8837

EMAIL YOUR BID TO
kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE MONDAY (JUNE 29) AT NOON
























Monday, June 15, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 33


THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY ANNUAL ICE CREAM AND CAKE SOCIAL
AND BAND CONCERT IS WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JULY 1ST,  AT THE
FAIRGROUNDS OUTSIDE STAGE  JUST SOUTHEAST OF BOYER HALL.
FREE FOR ALL SENIORS IN THE MAQUOKETA AREA.    BE THERE AT 5:30.

SILENT AUCTION ITEM.....LAST      WEEK.....
THE GAME....
NO BID....SO WE WILL TRY AGAIN
THIS WEEK.     GO BELOW TO LAST 
WEEK'S ROTARY WEEK AND EMAIL
A BID.

ROTARY PROGRAM TODAY, 
JUNE 16.....

GUEST WAS ALEX SCHOENFELD

(PRONOUNCED SHIN-FELD).... OF MAQUOKETA.    A FORMER PRO GOLFER AND NOW WORKING WITH
YOUNG GOLFERS AT THE YMCA.   HAS
43 IN THE SUMMER TOURNAMENT.
THE NATIVE OF INDIANOLA, ATTENDED COLLEGE AT SIMPSON, IOWA AND CENTRAL, PLAYING GOLF
TOO.  WAS A PRO AT ECHO VALLEY
IN DES MOINES AND AT LECLAIRE.
NOW ON THE ROAD SELLING MEAT TO
RESTAURANTS.   HIS WIFE WORKS
HERE.    HAS ONE 5 YEAR OLD BOY.
SHOT A 65 LAST WEEK.    YES..
65.   DID NOT GET A PICTURE OF HIM AS I FORGOT TO TAKE MY CAMERA.
SORRY.   MAQUOKETA HAS JUST HAD
A BAD YEAR IN HIGH SCHOOL GOLF,
AND LOW NUMBERS IN THE PROGRAM.    I MAY BE WRONG, BUT I THINK ALEX WILL HELP GOLF GET STRONGER.   HE SAYS HE
KNOWS OF SOME GOOD YOUNG
GOLFERS COMING UP.