Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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!



















Monday, February 2, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 14


NO SILENT AUCTION THIS WEEK.

THE HIGH BIDDER ON LAST WEEK'S  LAWN CART IN THE LAST HOUR OF BIDDING PULLED THE BID, SO IT WAS NOT SOLD.
WE MAY TRY IT AGAIN LATER, CLOSER TO THE GARDEN SEASON.

NO WEDNESDAY MEETING THIS WEEK.

THE ROTARY (HAS FOR MANY YEARS) SPONSORS THE FARM AWARDS
(ALONG WITH THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) AT THE KMAQ FARM
AND HOME SHOW.
THE SHOW IS THIS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AND THE AWARDS
PRESENTATION IS THURSDAY (BEEF DAY) AND ROTARIANS WILL
MEET THIS WEEK AT THE FARM SHOW, THURSDAY.

BELOW...THE WINNERS WITH PRESIDENT SCOTT AT THURDAY NOON
FARM AND  HOME SHOW....
SCOTT, KHRISTIAN AND AMBER MATHIESEN
SCOTT, JOE, AND JAN KAHLER
SCOTT GENT, GENE AND SCOTT



















Monday, January 26, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 13



ROTARY NEWS:
SALLY DAVIES WILL BE THE NEXT MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB PRESIDENT AND WILL START HER DUTIES JULY 1, 2015.

ROTARY SILENT AUCTION ITEM:
DONATED BY ROTARIAN AL TUBBS
THIS AGRI-FAB GARDEN CART SELLS (NEW)  ON THE INTERNET FOR $99.50.
THE ONE ABOVE FOR OUR SILENT AUCTION IS USED BUT LIKE NEW.
PERFECT FOR THE GARDEN SEASON AHEAD.

OPENING BID:      $10.00      563-652-7147
                                 12.50       no phone, just email 
                                 40.00      563-652-0596
                                 51.00      563-590-8837      
                                                 
EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com
Bidding deadline, noon Monday

LAST WEEK'S PAIR OF SLIPPERS DID NOT SELL.





















Monday, January 19, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 12

     SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK


        A LOVELY PAIR OF SLIPPERS 
MEDIUM SIZE 7/8
                          VALUE $9.95


OPENING BID:   $

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

  THE ROTARY CLUB WOULD LOVE
TO HAVE YOU AS A MEMBER!
CALL LOVELY SCOTT TO JOIN!