Monday, September 18, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 50


THIS WEEK AT OUR MEETING, WE WILL GET A REPORT ON LAST THURSDAY'S......
"REVERSE RAFFLE".
THE RAFFLE NETTED ABOUT $12,000, AND MORE
THAN LAST YEAR.    $3,500 WILL GO TO THE
BUILDING AT FAIRGROUNDS AND $3,500 TO 
BUILDING AT HIGH SCHOOL.   THE REMAINING WILL BE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER 
PROJECTS BY OUR CLUB.


THE NEW MAQUOKETA CITY MANAGER, GERALD SMITH, WAS THE  GUEST SPEAKER TODAY.   ONE OF HIS MAIN INTERESTS IS TO ESTABLISH A MODEL PLAN FOR THE CITY.    HE IS A FORMER ROTARIAN AND WILL CONSIDER JOINING OUR CLUB.

DAVE JOHNSON WAS RECENTLY  HONORED AT THE BANKERS CONVENTION FOR HIS 50 YEARS AS
A BANKER.    ROTARIANS AL TUBBS AND ROGER STEWART WERE BOTH THERE TO SEE HIM ACCEPT HIS CERTIFICATE.



















Tuesday, September 12, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 49


THIS IS THE WEEK...

FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL REVERSE RAFFLE....

THURSDAY NIGHT, SEPT  14TH....

GUEST SPEAKER SEPT 14...
RICHARD HALL .. MANAGER/DIRECTOR/STAR OF OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER ON EAST PLATT IN MAQUOKETA.


THE 3RD ANNUAL REVERSE RAFFLE EVENT THURSDAY NIGHT WAS A
BIG SUCCESS.
THE FIVE THAT MADE IT TO NEAR THE END AND BECAME ELIGIBLE FOR THE $2,000 JACKPOT ARE ABOVE.
LEFT TO RIGHT, FELLOW ROTARIAN ALAN TUBBS, JOSH REICKS, MATT LANSING, STEVE PAUL, AND KARY BECKER.
IN THE BACK, MICHELLE ATIENZA.
THE FIVE GOT DOWN TO TWO, JOSH AND MATT..   JOSH WISHED TO DRAW AGAIN AND THEN IT WAS HIS NAME DRAWN, LEAVING MATT'S NAME
IN THE HAT AND HE BECAME THE FIRST $2,000 WINNER.     
MATT IS THE NEW AG TEACHER AND FFA ADVISOR AT MAQUOKETA HIGH SCHOOL.
THE JACKPOT WENT TO THE FULL $2,000 AND NOT SPLIT..FOR THE FIRST TIME.    THE PAST TWO YEARS, THERE WERE TWO $1,000 WINNERS.   
MICHELLE WON THE $250 CONSOLATION JACKPOT AT THE END OF THE
EVENING.


THE THREE SPECIAL  AUCTIONS WENT WELL....

THE MARRIOTT'S MOUNTAIN VALLEY LODGE VACATION IN BRECKENRIDGE
NEXT JUNE WAS PURCHASED BY KRISTI BECKER.
THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS BUFFALO BILLS NOVEMBER 26TH TICKETS WERE PURCHASED BY SCOTT WARREN.
AND THE TWO ST. LOUIS BASEBALL GAMES TICKETS WERE PURCHASED
BHY JACK HASKIN AND CHRIS CONNOLLY.

ALL THE SILENT AUCTION ITEMS WERE SOLD AND MOST AT GOOD PRICES.
SOME EVEN BROUGHT MORE THAN THEIR VALUE.

THE FOOD CATERED BY JERONNIMO'S IN SPRINGBROOK WAS VERY GOOD.

PROCEEDS WILL BE USED FOR THE TWO NEW BUILDINGS BEING PLANNED IN MAQUOKETA.....THE EXTENSION-4 H BUILDING AT THE FAIRGROUNDS AND
THE FFA-AG BUILDING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS BELOW:



















































ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 48



THIS WEEK'S GUEST (SEPTEMBER 6TH)  KERRY SCHEEPERS SPEAKING ON AN UPCOMING ALZHIMER'S WALK.












Wednesday, September 6, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 47


LANNY SIMPSON, MANAGER OF THE JACKSON COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION AND THE MANAGER OF THE ANNUAL COUNTY FAIR GAVE THE PROGRAM
TODAY.    SHE RECAPPED THE 2017 RECORD ATTENDANCE FAIR AND
TALKED ABOUT OTHER EVENTS COMING UP AT THE FAIRGROUNDS AND THE PEARSON CENTER.    SORRY FOR THE BRIGHT LIGHT ABOVE HER HEAD...
THERE IS A LIGHT FIXTURE THERE AND IT GOOFS-UP PHOTOS.
SHE GAVE CREDIT TO HER BOARD OF 9 AND THE HARD WORK THEY DO
AND TO THE ASSOCIATES BOARD OF 75, THAT EACH CONTRIBUTES A MINIMUM 5 HOURS WORKING AT THE FIVE-DAY JULY FAIR.  

AT TODAY'S MEETING, PRESIDENT BRIAN (ON LEFT) PRESENTED THE  PAUL HARRIS FELLOW CERTIFICATE AND PIN  TO FELLOW ROTARIAN KEN WRIGHT.    ROTARIANS BECOME A PAUL HARRIS (FOUNDER OF ROTARY) FELLOW AFTER CONTRIBUTING $1,000 TO THE  ROTARY
FOUNDATION.


   I STILL HAVE A TICKET FOR TWO HEAR AT KMAQ IF ANYONE NEEDS
ONE FOR SOMEBODY.

MR. AND MRS. OTTO SEEBERGER AND FAMILY IN THE 40'S.   OTTO WAS
AN AUCTIONEER AND CATTLE BUYER.    FIVE DAUGHTERS AND 3 SONS.
LOWER RIGHT, ED, NOW 96 AND LIVES ALONE IN HIS HOUSE ON
WEST SUMMIT AND IS OUT AND ABOUT DAILY...GOOD MIND AND FEELING GOOD.
PATTI IS HIS SISTER FAR LEFT AND STILL LIVING.    TALLEST IN BACK,
FIFTH FROM RIGHT, IS CATHERINE.    SHE MARRIED FELLOW ROTARIAN
ASHER SCHROEDER WHEN HE RETURNED FROM WWII.
AT ONE TIME, FIVE SEEBERGER'S TOGETHER ATTENDED THE HURSTVILLE COUNTRY SCHOOL, BELOW.









Monday, August 28, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 46


KERRY TALKED ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER'S WALK SEPT 30TH....AND TWO RAFFLES....









Monday, August 21, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 45


IT IS GETTING CLOSE!
A BIG FUN NIGHT OF THE YEAR!
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM ANY MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN INCLUDING ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY AT KMAQ.

SAMI CLASEN GAVE PROGRAM TODAY ON THE NEW EVENTS CENTER ADDED
TO TIMBER LANES IN MAQUOKETA.    SHE IS MANAGER OF THE CENTER, OWNED BY HER  DAD,  LOUIE.    IT IS OPEN NOW AND AS OF YESTERDAY, ALREADY 8 WEDDINGS HAVE BEEN BOOKED FOR IT, WHICH SEATS 500.










Monday, August 14, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 44


RYLA......
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS

NATIVE MAQUOKETAN LINDA NUDD, OF BELLEVUE,
AND MEMBER OF THE BELLEVUE ROTARY CLUB, 
HAS BEEN VERY ACTIVE WITH RYLA FOR YEARS.
BIG EVENT EVERY SUMMER, IS THE RYLA SUMMER
CAMP AT GRINNELL, COLLEGE, ATTENDED BY
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FAR AND WIDE AND AGAIN THIS YEAR BY TWO FROM MHS.
THE TWO GAVE TODAY'S PROGRAM, TELLING ABOUT THE SUMMER EVENT THEY ATTENDED.
LEFT IS XAVIER PESTANA, SON OF JULIE AND STEPHEN "STEVEN" DODSON AND A SENIOR THIS
YEAR AT MAQUOKETA HIGH.   AT RIGHT, SIDNEY
MICHEL, DAUGHTER OF TARA AND MITCH MICHEL AND A JUNIOR THIS YEAR AT MCHS.   BOTH ENJOYED THE SUMMER CAMP AND ARE GOING TO
BE BIG SUPPORTERS OF RYLA. 

GUEST TODAY, KATHY PEZLEY, ROTARIAN AT ELDRIDGE AND WITH EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE.    SHE LIVES IN DAVENPORT.

ANOTHER GUEST TODAY, ST. REP. ANDY McKEAN
OF ANAMOSA