Monday, October 20, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 51


THIS WEEK FOR THE ROTARY SILENT AUCTION....

THE COMPLETE SET OF 10 MAQUOKETA ROTARY PLATES!

THEY SOLD EACH YEAR FOR 10 YEARS AT $10 EACH.

THEY ARE NOW COLLECTOR PLATES WORTH  MAYBE MILLIONS.











SORRY THEY PLATES ARE A LITTLE OUT OF FOCUS.     THE CAMERA WAS TOO CLOSE TO PLATE WHEN PHOTO WAS TAKEN.

OPENING BID:    $

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING CLOSES AT NOON MONDAY


THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB HAS A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT THIS FRIDAY.
QUITE A FEW ROTARIANS WILL BE SELLING TICKETS AT GOODENOW FIELD FOR THE MAQUOKETA-INDEPENDENCE FOOTBALL GAME. 
ROTARIANS HAVE BEEN DOING THIS AT NO CHARGE FOR ONE FOOTBALL GAME A YEAR, FOR MANY YEARS.
GO CARDINALS.















Tuesday, October 14, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 50


      SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK
VALUE, $11.00

OPENING BID...     $4.00    563-689-5371

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

ROTARY PROGRAM OCTOBER 15TH.
THREE YMCA STAFF MEMBERS
CHANCE JENKENS, PROGRAM DIRECTOR AT THE Y....TOLD ABOUT
THE FALL PROGRAMS, INCLUDING BASKETBALL AND VOLLEYBALL AND
A NEW GAME HE HEARD ABOUT FROM THE SENIORS AT BELLEVUE THAT HE THINKS WILL BE POPULAR HERE AND SO HE WILL START IT  UP
IN EARLY NOVEMBER.   IT'S A "CROSS" BETWEEN TENNIS AND PING PONG  AND USES THE GYM BUT IN A SMALLER AREA TO PLAY THAN REGULAR TENNIS.
ERICA BARKER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS DIRECTOR AT THE Y.
TOLD WAYS THE Y CAN HELP WITH  WITH YOUR HEALTH ESPECIALLY
PREVENTING DIABETES.    AND ALOS, A JANUARY WEIGHT-LOSS PROGRAM WILL START.
KIM CARR ABOVE IS LIFEGUARD AND SWIMMING POOL MANAGER AT THE Y.
SHE TALKED ABOUT SWIMMING LESSONS AT THE Y AND SWIM COMPETITION
WITH OTHER AREA Y'S AND CAN YOU BELIEVE IT...AFTER-SWIMMING FREE MOVIES IN THE Y GYM, WITH FREE POPCORN.    I REALLY GOT EXCITED HEARING ABOUT THAT!



























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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 49


THE SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK IS A 10-INCH COLLECTOR'S PLATE....BLACK WITH GOLD CIRCLE....THAT WAS SOLD DURING MAQUOKETA'S 150TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION WEEK.    THERE ARE  NOT MANY OF THESE AROUND AND THE VALUE IS UNKOWN BUT HIGH.    WE ARE HOPING FOR AN OPENING BID OF $10.00

OPENING BID:      $

EMAIL BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING DEADLINE,  NOON MONDAY

MEETING AND PROGRAM, OCTOBER 8TH
THE MEETING TODAY WAS HELD AT CLOVER RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING IN MAQUOKETA.     LAURA WAS ILL AND WE COULD NOT HAVE THE MEETING TODAY AT THE EAGLES CLUB.    THANKS TO FELLOW ROTARIANS DIANE GIDDINGS AND  SALLY DAVIES OF CLOVER RIDGE, WE HAS A PLACE TO MEET AND ENJOYED A DELICIOUS ROAST BEEF DINNER.
MICHELLE HUGHES (DAUGHTER OF FELLOW ROTARIAN TED MAZE) GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY ON THE HSE (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GED) PROGRAM
GIVEN AT THE CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE NEXT TO THE HIGHS SCHOOL
IN MAQUOKETA.   SHE TEACHES SOME OF THE CLASSES.    THERE ARE ABOUT 30 PER SEMISTER THAT COMPLETE THE PROGRAM TO GET THEIR
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA.   































Monday, September 29, 2014

ROTARY WEEK - EARLY OCTOBER HOMECOMING WEEK

SILENT AUCTION ITEM FOR THE WEEK

A $34.99 GLAD LUNCH & SNACK TO-GO PACK
21 PIECES AND LIDS.......MINI ROUND CONTAINS...SMALL SNACK...SOUP & SALAD... AND ENTR'EE CONTAINERS.
ALL SEAL IN THE GOODNEWSS.     USE THEM IN THE MICROWAVE, DISHWASHER AND FREEZER.

OPENING BID   $    7.00   563-652-3803
                           $    8.00   563-210-2556
                               10.00   563-340-9123
                               12.00   563-210-2256
Final bid came in 1 minute before deadline!
 
Email your bid to kmaq@kmaq.com by no later than noon Monday.

OCTOBER 1 MEETING
SCOTT WARREN, PRESIDENT, OFFICIALLY WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS SALLY DAVIES AND CHUCK CURRENT.

GUEST SPEAKER WAS TOM DEVINE,
CHAMBER DIRECTOR TO TELL ABOUT
UPCOMING MAQUOKETA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EVENTS.


IT IS HOMECOMING 2014
BEAT MARION!
MAQUOKETA ROTARIANS ALL SAY...
GO CARDINALS!









Tuesday, September 23, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 47


SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK......
VALUE $12.95

OPENING BID:    $5.00    563-340-9123

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

WHO, ABOVE, IS THIS MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN??

TODAY'S WED.(9-24-'14) MEETING
THE 5970 DISTRICT GOVERNOR WAS OUR SPECIAL GUEST DAY.    SHE IS KATHY FAHY OF SPIRIT LAKE.     KATHY IS FROM THE SMALL NORTHWEST TOWN, BANCROFT AND WHILE IN COLLEGE, BECAME INVOLVED WITH ROTARY (17 YEARS AGO) WHEN SHE WAS SELECTED BY ROTARY TO
SPEND A  YEAR IN AUSTRALIA.   WHY THE LANTERN?   THE ROTARY THEME THIS YEAR IS "LIGHT UP ROTARY" AND SHE PASSED A LANGERN  AROUND FOR EACH MEMBER TO AUTOGRAPH.    AND SHE STRESSED THE IDEA OF
SIGNING UP A NEW MEMBER TO HELP LIGHT UP ROTARY.    SHE WAS A HIT WITH MAQUOKETA MEMBERS TODAY AND THE CLUB (NANCY'S IDEA) GAVE HER A ROTARY ROSE.     SHE LIKED IT...SAID IT WAS THE FIRST SHE HAS
RECEIVED AS SHE VISITS ALL OF THE CLUBS IN DISTRICT 5970.    LOOK FOR
AN  UPDATED WEB SITE FOR THE DISTRICT IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

MAQUOKETA ROTARY NEWS:

SALLY DAVIES HAS JOINED THE CLUB.    SHE IS WITH CLOVER RIDGE
PLACE AND WAS INVITED INTO THE CLUB BY HER BOSS, ROTARIAN 
DIANE GIDDINGS.  

OUR CLUB WILL SELL TICKETS AT THE OCTOBER 24TH  FOOTBALL GAME.
ANY QUESTIONS, CALL ROTARIAN FLORIAN STEFFEN.

OUR CLUB NETTED OVER $2,500 IN THE REVERSE RAFFLE NIGHT EARLIER
THIS MONTH.    VERY GOOD FOR THE FIRST EVER!!   BIG THANK YOU TO
PRESIDENT SCOTT AS HE NOT ONLY URGED THE CLUB TO GIVE THE 
PROMOTION A TRY BUT ALSO HEADED UP THE COMMITEE AND DID A LOT OF
WORK MAKING THE FUN NIGHT A SUCCESS.

NANCY MOORE, PAST PRESIDENT, HAS BEEN A BOARD MEMBER THE SECOND TIME AROUND AND SUBMITTED HER RESIGNATION TO PRESIDENT SCOTT WITH THE MESSAGE FOR HIM TO GET  NEW MEMBERS INVOLVED ON THE BOARD.     AND HE RESPONDED BY ASKING DIANE GIDDINGS TO 
REPLACE NANCY ON THE BOARD, WHICH MEETS ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH
AT PERXACTLY BAR AND GRILL.     NANCY MAKES ALMOST EVERY REGULAR MEETING AND WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO.     AND SHE WILL BE ENJOYING
HER 60TH CLASS REUNION THIS WEEKEND AT THE DECKER HOTEL AND
RESTAURANT.     AND DID YOU KNOW SHE WAS MAQUOKETA HOMECOMING QUEEN 60 YEARS AGO?   WONDER IF HER BROTHER, ROTARIAN ROGER
STEWART, REMEMBERS?   

GOOD ATTENDANCE AGAIN THIS WEEK.....SEE A FEW PHOTOS BELOW.....


THANKS FOR THE VISIT!
ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kma.com
ROTARY WEEK EDITOR

















 









Monday, September 15, 2014

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 46


THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT ATTENDED THE ROTARY DINNER AND REVERSE RAFFLE LAST THURSDAY NIGHT. 
HOPE YOU HAD FUN AND WON SOME CASH.

   SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK
 
OPENING BID  $5.00    563-689-5371

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING ENDS AT NOON MONDAY 











Friday, September 12, 2014

THE ROTARY REVERSE RAFFLE DINNER

             THE TWO $1,000 WINNERS
GARY EGGERS AND SANDY YODER.     GARY HEADS UP THE COMMUNITY CUPBOARD IN MAQUOKETA AND PURCHASED HIS TICKET TO THE DINNER
FROM ROTARIAN TERRY SLATTERY.    SANDY AND HUSBAND DALE GOT
THEIR TICKET AS AN ANNIVERSARY GIFT FROM THEIR KIDS.
THE OWNERS OF THE FINAL FIVE TICKETS DRAWN.      GARY EGGERS, CONNIE CONNOLLY, KAREN STEFFEN, SANDY YODER AND CHUCK CURRENT.    THEY COULD HAVE OPTED TO EACH TAKE $400.     IT TOOK ONLY ONE TO ASK TO DRAW ANOTHER TICKET AND THAT WAS DONE 3 TIMES AND SOMEONE DROPPED OUT EACH TIME, LEAVING GARY AND SANDY.    THEY DECIDED TO SPLIT THE JACKPOT.    HAD ONE OF THE TWO CALLED FOR
AOTHER DRAW, ONE OF THE TWO WOULD HAVE WON THE ENTIR $2,000.
NEEDLESS TO SAY, THIS PART OF THE EVENING WAS FUN AND EXCITING.

BELOW.... MY ROVING CAMERA PHOTOS AT THE EVENT LAST NIGHT ....
























MARY ANN MICHEL AND HER WORKERS DID AN EXCELLENT JOB FEEDING
AROUND 130 PEOPLE.  
THE JACKSON COUNTY CATTLEMEN DID THE STEAKS ON AN OUTSIDE GRILL.
THANKS TO THE MANY MERCHANTS THAT DONATED SOMETHING FOR THE
SILENT AUCTION.
IT WAS A FUN NIGHT.
THE ROTARY MADE SOME MONEY FOR THE TREASURY TO SUPPORT LOCAL
PROJECTS.
AND....THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED AND MADE IT A SUCCESS.
WE WILL PROBABLY HAVE A BIGGER AND BETTER REVERSE RAFFLE
DINNER NEXT YEAR.
JOHN GILROY, SCOTT WARREN(ROTARY PRESIDENT) AND I ENJOYED
RUNNING THE RAFFLE.
DENNIS VOY