Monday, March 23, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 21


THIS WEEK, THE SILENT AUCTION ITEM  REMAINS TO BE, THE GARDEN CART OF LAST WEEK, VALUED AT AROUND OR ABOVE $100.00.

AS OF MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 23RD, THE  HIGHEST BID WAS $25.00

GO TO LAST WEEK'S REPORT IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN A PHOTO OF IT.

BIDDING ON CART WILL DEFINITELY END AT 12 NOON, MONDAY, MAR. 30TH.

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

HIGH BID NOW (3-26)..........$35.00      563-590-8837
                           (3-28)..........  40.00      563-212-5090

CHECK BACK LATER THIS WEEK AND THERE MAY BE MORE HERE ON
THIS WEEK'S ROTARY WEEK.


















Monday, March 16, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 20


 SILENT AUCTION ITEM
FOR SPRING YARD WORK
DONATED BY ROTARIAN
ALAN TUBBS
LIKE NEW
WORTH AT LEAST
$100
OPENING BID...
$10   563-593-0719
$15   563-689-5371 
$25   563-212-5090

EMAIL YOUR YOUR BID TO
kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE....
MONDAY,  MARCH 30
12:00 NOON

WED. MAR 18 ROTARY PROGRAM.....
NANCY AND DALE KILBURG OF MAQUOKETA VISITED VIET NAM
IN DECEMBER TO ATTEND THE WEDDING OF THEIR VIET NAM FOREIGH EXCHANGE STUDENT OF 10 YEARS AGO.   THEY SPENT 3 WEEKS THERE AND SHOWED SOME GREAT PICTURES THEY TOOK.
EARL KEMP, PROFESSIONAL COOK IN MAQUOKETA AND RESIDENT OF SPRAGUEVILLE,  BOUGHT THE ROTARY LUCKY "LUCK OF THE IRISH" LOTTERY TICKETS (5) AND SCRATCHED THEM OFF AT KMAQ.
HE BOUGHT THE $10 TICKETS FOR $8.
THANKS EARL!
KATE CARINDER, FORMERLY OF MAQUOKETA AND A FORMER MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN, VISITED TOKYO RECENTLY AND WAS A GUEST AT A ROTARY MEETING THERE.   THAT'S HUSBAND BILL ON HER LEFT.   SHE WAS WITH THE
JACKSON COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE  WHEN LIVING HERE.
WHY, BECAUSE YOU WILL ENJOY WEDNESDAY LUNCH EACH WEEK WITH SOME FRIENDLY PEOPLE WHO ARE HAVING FUN PROMOTING 
MAQUOKETA AND HELPING IN VARIOUS WAYS
TO MAKING MAQUOKETA A BETTER TOWN AND HELPING CITIZENS TO BE BETTER CITIZENS.  
STOP IN AT KMAQ AND TALK TO DENNIS VOY ABOUT JOINING ROTARY!














    

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 19

THE WINNER WILL PICK UP AND SCRATCH-OFF  THE  5 ON
TUESDAY, ST. PATRICK'S DAY(NOT BEFORE).  THESE 5 LUCKY TICKETS IN REALITY ARE WORTH FAR MORE THAN $10.00 BUT ANY AND ALL BIDS WILL BE APPRECIATED BY THE ROTARY.
KMAQ LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS, WEATHER, ST. LOUIS CARDINALS BASEBALL AND GOOD MUSIC! 
 
OPENING LUCKY BID ON LOTTERY TICKETS
$4.00   563-689-5371 
$7.00   563-652-2500
$8.00   563-340-9123

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

IF YOU WIN SOME CASH, YOU WILL HAVE
TO COME BACK TO KMAQ TO GET YOUR
PICTURE TAKEN WITH THE WINNING TICKET
AND THE PHOTO WILL BE ON NEXT WEEK'S ROTARY DAILY 

ROTARY PROGRAM MAR 11
GOOD PROGRAM BY
BOB KIRSCHBAUM, THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE       AMERICAN RED CROSS.   HE SERVES 17 COUNTIES, INCLUDING OUR AREA.
HE IS A RETIRED ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL.     HE HAS TRAVELED NATIONWIDE SPEAKING ABOUT READING, AND THE RED CROSS....IS ALSO A MAGICIAN & MOTIVATIONAL
SPEAKER.  HE LOOKS FORWARD TO
MORE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND CAN BE REACHED AT HIS CELL PHONE NUMBER 712-253-1578. 

THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY IS TAKING APPLICATIONS NOW FOR THEIR ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS.   AN 
APPLICATION FORM IS BELOW....
  




 THE LAST COUPLE YEARS, ONLY ABOUT 10 HAVE APPLIED FOR THE
MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS AND THIS YEAR THERE ARE 4 INSTEAD OF 2. 
PASS THE WORD!










































Tuesday, March 3, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 18


THIS WEEK'S SILENT AUCTION ITEM....
ONE ADVANCE TICKET TO THIS AMERICAN ENGLISH CONCERT AT THE
OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER ON MARCH 14TH AT 7 P.M.
$25 TICKET.   AT THE DOOR $30.    ADVANCE TICKETS AT THE OHNWARD
BOXOFFICE MORNINGS OR AT THE MAQUOKETA STATE BANK MAIN BANK
OR AT OSTERHAUS PHARMACY.

OPENING BID     $5.00     563-689-5371
                             15.00     563-590-8337

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

TODAY'S MARCH 4TH PROGRAM AT ROTARY.....
AMBER GAVE AN INTERESTING INFORMATIVE TALK ON THE MANY MANY WAYS JACKSON COUNTY'S IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION AND OUTREACH OFFICE IN MAQUOKETA SERVES THE PUBLIC.    SMALL STAFF,
GOOD VOLUNTEERS, AND A BUSY SCHEDULE ALWAYS..... WORKING FROM
THE OFFICE IN THE COURTHOUSE BASEMENT.     4-H AND MASTER GARDNERS, TWO OF THEIR POPULAR PROGRAMS.

SURE THE ROTARIANS ARE FANS OF THE CARDINALS AND THE POPULAR
STATION THAT BROADCAST THE GAMES ALL  YEAR.
THERE IS A SPECIAL PRICE FOR ROTARIANS.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS THIS SUNDAY,MARCH 8TH.   SATURDAY NIGHT, SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE  HOUR.

IT IS GETTING CLOSER!









































Monday, February 23, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 17

        
GET READY FOR THE GREEN...........
  
SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK.....A HAND-MADE  12 INCH BY 36 INCH TABLE RUNNER VALUED AT $29.99 OR MORE?
BEAUTIFUL....MADE BY ROTARIAN
KAREN SLATTERY

OPENING BID:   $21.00     501-954-2290
                            $25.00     563-652-5515
                            $27.50     563-370-9104

email your bid to:  kmaq@kmaq.com

NEW MEMBER OF OUR CLUB
BRIAN SPANNAGEL OFFICIALLY BECAME A 
MEMBER OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB TODAY (2-25-15) WITH A CEREMONY CONDUCTED BY PRESIDENT SCOTT, SHOWN PRESENTING BRIAN WITH HIS NAME TAG TO WEAR AT EACH MEETING. LOOKING ON IS MEMBER BOB OSTERHAUS WHO GETS CREDIT FOR INVITING HIM TO JOIN THE CLUB AND HOSTING HIM AT A COUPLE MEETINGS.    HE IS AN  ATTORNEY COMING FROM DUBUQUE TO MAQUOKETA LAST YEAR AND HIS OFFICE IS AT 114 WEST PLATT STREET, FORMERLY THE OFFICE OF  JUDGE MARK LAWSON.    BRIAN'S PARTNER IS MAGISTRATE JUDGE BRADLEY BOFFELIA.    BRIAN'S WIFE, ANGIE, HAS BEEN FOR 3 YEARS (AND STILL IS)  A PHARMACIST FOR OSTERHAUS PHARMACY.


TODAY'S PROGRAM.....
FOR NEARLY TEN YEARS, BONNIE MITCHELL  HAS BEEN THE MUSEUM CURATOR  FOR THE JACKSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY.   SHE STARTED WITH THE MAIN MUSEUM ON THE FAIRGROUNDS AND LATER TOOK CHARGE ALSO OF THE NEW CLINTON ENGINES MUSEUM.   AND BOTH HAVE AN ADJACENT BUILDING WITH MORE
HISTORY.    TODAY, SHE TALKED ABOUT THIS YEAR'S SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON HARNESS RACING IN
JACKSON COUNTY'S PAST, INCLUDING
MAQUOKETA BEING THE HOME AND BURIAL PLACE OF "BILLY  THE GREAT" ....CHAMPION LOCAL HARNESS RACING HORSE.   I DOUBT IS THERE IS ANY OTHER STATE OF IOWA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY THAT IS BIGGER OR MORE ACTIVE THAN OURS.   WE ARE FORTUNATE!   VISIT BOTH JACKSON COUNTY MUSEUMS...OFTEN.   TAKES SOMEONE WITH YOU AND IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER, JOIN!    THEN ENJOY FREE ADMISSION ANYTIME AND ENJOY THE
NEWSLETTER. 















                         

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 16



THINK SUMMER!

THINK ABOUT THE JACKSON COUNTY FAIR!

FAIR MANAGER LANNY SIMPSON BELOW IN THE COLD, COLD GRANDSTAND.


BUT...SHE HAS A HOT DEAL.

A FUN CARD TO USE AT THIS YEAR'S FAIR....TO SEE THE FAIR ALL 5 DAYS.

FOR ONLY $30

GREAT BIRTHDAY GIFT.

ON SALE AT THE FAIRBOARD OFFICE.

ONE IS OUR SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK.

THE POPULAR COUNTRY MUSIC DUO...
MONTGOMERY GENTRY 
WILL BE ONE OF THE BIG GRANDSTAND SHOWS.

EMAIL YOU BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

OPENING BID:    $10.00    563-357-8934
                             $20.00    J.C. (FORGOT TO GIVE
                                                         PHONE) 
                             $22.00    563-340-9123
  
BIDDING DEADLINE,  NOON MONDAY
                               






















Monday, February 9, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 15


SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK
BIDDING 'TIL 5 P.M. THIS FRI FEB 13TH

ONE ADVANCE ($15) TICKET TO THE VALENTINE SHOW THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER IN MAQUOKETA.

OPENING BID:     $5.00   563-652-4909

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com NO LATER THAN 5 P.M. FRIDAY THE 13TH

THE GUY IN THE MIDDLE IS FELLOW ROTARIAN FLORIAN STEFFEN, WHO
WILL BE HONORED AT A RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE THIS FRIDAY FROM
2 UNTIL 4 P.M. AT THE MAQUOKETA STATE BANK MAIN OFFICE.   41 YEARS.
HE WILL SPEND SOME TIME THIS WINTER IN FLORIDA (WE WILL MISS HIM
AT ROTARY MEETINGS) AND BE BACK HERE AFTER.    HE IS SHOWN WITH
A LOT OF MEMBERS OF THE LOAN DEPARTMENT, WHERE HE WORKED FOR
MANY YEARS BUT RETIRED AT THE TOP IN MANAGEMENT AT M-S-B.

THIS PHOTO OF FLORIAN AND KAREN TAKEN FRIDAY (THE 13TH) OPEN HOUSE IN THEIR HONOR AT MAQUOKETA STATE BANK.   NICE LOOKING
COUPLE!!    FOR FLORIAN THAT "HONEY-DO" LIST EACH WEEK WILL BE
BIGGER AND BIGGER.

ROTARY PROGRAM FEBRUARY 11TH
FELLOW ROTARIAN CHUCK CURRENT GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY ON
THE PLANNING BEING DONE FOR DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA IMPROVEMENTS.
ROTARIAN BOB OSTERHAUS ALSO SERVES ON THE COMMITTEE.    LOTS OF
PLANS WITH OR WITHOUT GRANTS AND INCLUDING NEW CHRISTMAS
DECORATIONS, AN IMPROVED PA SYSTEM FOR MUSIC DOWNTOWN, AND
SORTING OUT IDEAS FOR THE GREEN SPACE.

ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE
MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB
WISH YOU
A HAPPY VALENTINE DAY!