Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 30


ONE TICKET TO THE JOHN CONLEE COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW ON JUNE 14TH AT THE OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER IN MAQUOKETA.    THE COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND WILL DO ONE SHOW ONLY AT 2 P.M.   ADVANCE TICKETS ARE $25 AND AT THE DOOR, $30.


OPENING BID:    
                                 $___

EMAIL  YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE MONDAY, JUNE 10TH AT NOON.

PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN CELEBRATES HIS
BIRTHDAY THIS FRIDAY, MAY 29TH.     

STEVE FLYNN IS DO BACK SOON TO VISIT ROTARY.   IT WAS VOTED-ON TODAY THAT HE BE FINED DURING "HAPPY NEWS"....$20.... FOR MISSING
SO MANY MEETINGS.      IF HE COMPLAINS, WE 
WILL REMIND HIM THAT HE MISSED THE 
CHRISTMAS WAITRESS TIP.

TED SAYS....THE ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN'S ICECREAM SOCIAL AND BAND CONCERT 
WILL WEDNESDAY, JULY 1...WITH JAY KAHN AND
THE TIMBER CITY BAND.


THIS SATURDAY AT 9 A.M. THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP WILL BE HELD,
STARTING AT THE HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE
CENTER AND GOING FOR A MILE ALONG HIGHWAY
61.    ROTARIAN KEN WRIGHT IS IN CHARGE AND
THE MORE HELP THE BETTER.

I WAS GIVEN A FEBRUARY 15, 1945 MAQUOKETA COMMUNITY PRESS NEWSPAPER (JOHN Q. ROBINSON, OWNER AND PUBLISHER) AND CUT OUT A BUNCH OF THINGS TO USE IN MY DAILY REPORT ON KMAQ WEB SITE.    BELOW TWO WERE ROTARY 
WITH ROTARY CONNECTION.

WILLARD C. STEWART IS THE FATHER OF ROGER STEWART AND NANCY JOE
MOORE.    HE DIED IN HIS 40'S FROM A HEART ATTACK AND WAS FAMOUS
FOR RAISING, EXHIBITING AND SELLING POLAND CHINA BOARS AND
GILTS.     HIS WIFE ELOISE NEVER REMARRIED....LIVED ON THEIR FARM 7 MILES EAST OF MAQUOKETA OFF HIGHWAY 64....AND DIED A FEW YEARS AGO AT THE AGE OF 99.
M.W. JOINER WAS THE 5TH ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT.   HIS HOME ON THE
CORNER NEAR GOODENOW FIELD WAS JUST SOLD (HAD A FIRE) AND 
IS BEING REPAIRED BY THE NEW OWNER.   JOINER WAS VERY WELL KNOWN AND ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY TOO.
















































Wednesday, May 20, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 29


      PROGRAM WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

JIM REGENWETHER, RETIRED MAQUOKETA BUSINESSMAN (OWNED THE GOODY POP BOTTLING COMPANY)  TALKED ABOUT THE MAQUOKETA
HOME MAINTENANCE COMMISSION.   HE IS CHAIRMAN, BRUCE DROESSLER IS VICE-CHAIRMAN, BARB SCHROEDER IS SECRETARY AND ALSO ON THE COMMISSION, HEATHER HAFNER AND TIFFINAY MANGLER.   HOMES NEED TO LOOK NICER SOMETIMES (LIVED-IN OR NOT) AND THE COMMISSION DOES WHAT THEY CAN DO TO ACCOMPLISH THAT GOAL.   THEY EVEN HAVE
SOME  FUNDS AVAILABLE.   FOR INSTANCE, IF THE HOMEOWNER
AGREES TO PAINT THE HOUSE, HE/SHE CAN APPLY FOR SOME FUNDS TO HELP PAY FOR A SOME OF THE PAINT.    CALL JIM IF YOU (OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW) WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, OR IF THERE IS A  HOME NEAR  YOU THAT NEEDS NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENTS, OR SOME ATTENTION.

 SILENT AUCTION ITEM!
A $20 GIFT CARD T0 THE 61 DRIVE-IN THEATRE
        OPENING BID    $___

EMAIL YOUR  BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE...NOON TUESDAY, DAY AFTER MEMORIAL DAY

AT THE MEETING TODAY(May 20), PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN ANNOUNCED TO THE
CLUB THAT THIS YEAR'S "REVERSE RAFFLE" FUND RAISER WILL BE
HELD IN SEPTEMBER AT THE CENTERSTONE MOTEL AT THE NORTH EDGE OF MAQUOKETA.



PAST LOCAL PRESIDENTS OF ROTARY BELOW.....
COMING SOON...A NEW MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT!

GET OUT YOUR "CRYING TOWEL"!


































Monday, May 11, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 28


SILENT AUCTION ITEM..

YOU CAN STILL BID ON LAST WEEK'S ITEM..

GO DOWN TO LAST WEEKS 

"ROTARY WEEK"

IT IS A TICKET TO THIS SATURDAY NIGHT'S
CONCERT...
AT 
OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER
MAQUOKETA 

PROGRAM MAY 13TH
KERRY SCHEPERS TALKED ABOUT MAQUOKETA ADVENTURE WALK 2015

ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
ROTARIAN NORM KENNEDY ANNOUNCED TO THE CLUB TODAY THE NAMES
OF THE FOUR MAQUOKETA ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS.     THEY WERE PRESENTED AT THE MCHS ASSEMBLY AT THE HIGH SCHOOL WEDNESDAY
MORNING, MAY 13, 2015 BY ROTARIAN ROGER STEWART.
$1,000 TO MATTESON LAPKE
$1,000  TO HANNAH GRUENWALD
$500  TO MACKENZIE INTLEKOFER
$500  TO APRIL GRIFFIN

Thursday, May 7, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 27


THE ROTARY SCHOLAR DINNER WAS FUN AND A BIG SUCCESS!

OUR SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK.
A TICKET TO....

TICKET VALUE, $22

OPENING BID:     $

email your bid to kmaq@kmaq.com
by no later than noon Monday, May 11th


























Tuesday, April 28, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 26


        SILENT AUCTION AT BOTTON

NO NOON MEETING MAY 6TH.

SCHOLARSHIP DINNER WEDNESDAY NIGHT MAY 6TH AT 6 P.M. AT THE
METHODIST CHURCH.

THIS WEEK'S AUCTION ITEM

A TICKET
 TO  OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER 
IN MAQUOKETA...
TO SEE...
ADVANCE TICKET,  $25.00

OPENING BID HERE...
$

EMAIL YOUR BID TO
 kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING DEADLINE, NOON, WEDNESDAY
MAY 6TH.







Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 25


NEXT MEETING
APRIL 22ND

NO MEETING
APRIL 29TH

NO MEETING
MAY 6TH


ROTARY ANNUAL MCHS
SCHOLARSHIP DINNER AT
METHODIST CHUCH
(TOP 20 STUDENTS)
MAY 6TH
6 P.M.
THE DINNER MAY 6TH WILL BE
THE 55TH ANNUAL





SILENT AUCTION ITEM
BAR-B-Q TIME AGAIN
VALUE $11.99

OPEN BID             $6.00
563-340-9123

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

APRIL 22ND MEETING
A PRETTY GOOD ATTENDANCE AGAIN TODAY FOR THE MEETING AND SPAGETTI LUNCH.   BACK AFTER A LONG FLORIDA VISIT, SEMI-RETIRED ROTARIAN FLORIAN STEFFEN (HE WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE SOME DUTIES AT M-S-B) AND BACK AFTER THE LONG INCOME TAX SEASON, JOHN GILROY.    ABSENT AND ON ASSINGNMENT WAS PRESIDENT SCOTT WARREN.   
THE GUEST SPEAKER WAS TREVIS MAYFIELD OF MAQUOKETA, THE NEW OWNER/PUBLISHER OF THE NEWSPAPERS IN MAQUOKETA, BELLEVUE AND
DEWITT.
TREVIS WAS THE GUEST TODAY OF ROTARIAN DOUG MELVOLD (RIGHT) WHOSE FAMILY SOLD THE PAPERS TO THE MAYFIELDS ABOUT 7 MONTHS AGO.   HE TOLD ABOUT HIS PAST AND PLANS FOR THE PAPERS, STRESSING THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD STAFF.    I SUBSCRIBE TO ALL 3 PAPERS AND HAVE NOTICED SOME GOOD CHANGES AND ALL 3  LOOK GOOD AND SEEM TO BE DOING WELL WITH ADS.
BOTH DOUG AND TREVIS FORGOT TO INTRODUCE NANCY
MAYFIELD WHO IS VERY MUCH INVOLVED WITH THE PUBLICATION OF THE 3 PAPERS.   MAYBE SHE CAN COME BACK AGAIN SOMETIME AND TELL HER SIDE OF THE BUSINESS.   OUR 6 OR 7 FEMALE MEMBERS WOULD ESPECIALLY
LIKE THAT.    ONE THING IS CERTAIN!   NANCY LOVES SPAGETTI AND TREVIS
DOESN'T. 


















Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 24



NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15TH PROGRAM
HEATHER MOORE....THE NEW DIRECTOR OF SUNSHINE PRESCHOOL AND DAYCARE IN MAQUOKETA.
NOT REALLY NEW BECAUSE SHE HAS BEEN A BOARD MEMBER FOR 4 YEARS.
SHE IS EXCITED ABOUT HER NEW JOB.     THERE ARE CURRENTLY JUST OVER 100 KIDS ATTENDING SUNSHINE AND THE BOARD CHALLENGED HER
TO ENROLL ANOTHER 50 IN SIX MONTHS.     BELOW, MORE INFORMATION,
INCLUDING THE SUMMER PROGRAM.    AND, SHE INVITED ALL ROTARIANS
TO THE NEWLY ANNOUNCED SUNSHINE FATHER'S DAY BREAKFAST
AT THE MAQUOKETA AIRPORT ON FATHER'S DAY, JUNE 21...A NEW IMPORTANT FUNDRAISER FOR SUNSHINE.