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.



 










































Monday, July 7, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 36


SCOTT WARREN BEGAN HIS 3RD YEAR AS PRESIDENT OF THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB JULY 1ST.

NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK!

GUEST AT MEETING TODAY, JULY 9TH

GUEST OF  ROTARIAN KIM HUCKSTADT WAS THE NEW SUPT. OF SCHOOLS
(HIS REPLACEMENT), CHRIS HOOVER.

PROGRAM TODAY, JULY 9TH
PROGRAM GIVEN BY TEACHERS LINDA POLK (LEFT) AND SANDY McLAUGHLIN.     THEY TALKED ABOUT THE "BACK PACK" VOLUNTEER PROGRAM AT BRIGGS AND CARDINAL SCHOOLS.   IT STARTED IN 2009.
EVERY FRIDAY (JANUARY - MAY) AFTER SCHOOL, THEY GIVE A PACK
LIKE ABOVE TO THE KIDS IN THE PROGRAM, FILLED WITH FOOD ITEMS.
THIS SPRING, THEY HAD 31 TOTAL, 10 AT BRIGGS AND 21 AT CARDINAL.
IT IS FUNDED BY DONATIONS AND A GRANT.      EACH WEEK, THE PACK
CONTAINS ABOUT $10 TO $15 WORTH OF ITEMS FROM SHOPPING AT
FAREWAY.