Monday, August 31, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 44


THIS WEEK'S  SILENT AUCTION ITEM...

A TICKET (FOR TWO) TO THE ROTARY
REVERSE RAFFLE...

$75 VALUE.

OPENING BID...
$10.00    563-652-6978

EMAIL YOUR BID TO:
kmaq@kmaq.com
BIDDING DEADLINE:  NOON
TUESDAY, SEPT. 8TH.
















Monday, August 24, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 43


SILENT AUCTION ITEMS THIS WEEK.

A COUPLE TICKETS TO THE JOHNNY CASH LEGENDS SHOW.
WORTH $44.00



OPENING BID:  $10.00  563 652 5414
                             15.00  563 357 8495
 
EMAIL YOUR BID TO
kmaq@kmaq.com
BID DEADLINE
MONDAY NOON, AUG 31

 MORE COMING FOR THIS WEEKS
ROTARY WEEK...CHECK BACK

PROGRAM, AUG 26TH
SARA DAVENPORT, JACKSON COUNTY ATTORNEY THE PAST 7 YEARS, TELLING ABOUT HER WORK.

GUESTS AT ROTARY:   JACK HASKINS, OWNER MANAGER OF JACKSON MFG IN MAQUOKETA.


BLAIR FRANCIS, NEW MANAGER OF THE DUTRAC CREDIT OFFICE, W. PLATT, MAQUOKETA.
SHE IS A NATIVE OF DAVENPORT AND LIVING NOW AT DEWITT.

















































Monday, August 17, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 42


ANOTHER GOOD PROGRAM TODAY (AUG 19TH) AT THE  ROTARY MEETING....
PAM SCHOENTHALER (RN) AND WITH THE LOCAL
HOSPITAL TO TALK ABOUT ..
IPOST....
WHICH STANDS FOR IOWA PHYSICIAN ORDERS 
FOR THE SCOPE OF TREATMENT.    IT DIRECTS CARE IN A MEDICAL CRISIS.    IT IS NOT REQUIRED, ALWAYS VOLUNTARY.    IT TELLS EMERGENCY STAFF, SUCH AS EMTs, THE TYPE OF CARE THAT IS WANTED OR NOT WANTED IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION.   ONE NEEDS TO FILL OUT A SIMPLE FORM...THAT THEN BELONGS WITH THE PERSON WHO FILLED IT OUT   THAT IPOST FORM IS A MEDICAL ORDER RECOGNIZED STATEWIDE AND THAT IS APPROPRIATE FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO IS FRAIL, ELDERLY, OR WHO HAS A CHRONIC OR SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITION, REGARDLESS OF AGE.    CONTACT PAM FOR MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT IPOST AND A BLANK FORM TO READ AND POSSIBLY FILL OUT, NOW OR LATER.  
IPOST, A WAY TO MAKE YOUR OWN LEGAL, BINDING CHOICE ABOUT YOUR END OF LIFE MEDICAL CARE.
(PHOTO BY CHUCK CURRENT) 
    FROM EVERYONE IN MAQUOKETA ROTARY......
HAVE A GOOD WEEK!



















Monday, August 10, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 41


SILENT AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK....

A NEW $21.99 HARD COVER 301 PAGE BOOK....

 FRONT COVER ABOVE, BACK COVER BELOW.....
 OPENING BID $

EMAIL YOUR BID TO kmaq@kmaq.com

BIDDING DEADLINE, NOON MONDAY.

OUR PRESIDENT WAS ABSENT TODAY....HOBNOBBING AT THE CHAMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT.      EX-PRESIDENT SCOTT SUBBED
FOR HER.

GUEST OF ROGER STEWART WAS SARAH PINION OF MAQUOKETA.    SARAH RETIRED THIS SUMMER AFTER 6 YEARS AS SUPERINTENDENT OF THE 
MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT.   PRIOR TO THAT, SHE WAS THE "SUPER" AT JESSUP AND BEFORE THAT, HELD THE TOP JOB AT ANDREW FOR 9 YEARS.  SHE WAS A ROTARIAN AT MARION.    NOW SHE AND
HER HUSBAND DAN HAVE MORE TIME TO SPEND WITH THEIR 4 KIDS AND SOME GRANDCHILDREN.
MAYBE SHE WILL JOIN ROTARY HERE??  

THE GUEST SPEAKER TODAY WAS MAYOR 

DON SCHWENKER,  AND A CHIROPRACTOR ON
SOUTH MAIN STREET.    HE CAME TO SPEAK 
ABOUT THE CITY, BUT STARTED OUT TALKING ABOUT MAQUOKETA'S TRAP SHOOTING SPORT,
AND HAD LITTLE TIME TO TALK ABOUT CITY MATTERS.    MAQUOKETA IS KNOWN FOR HAVING
GREAT TRAP SHOOTERS AND DON IS A PARENT
(OF 3) AND ACTIVE IN THE SPORT ON THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL AND UNDER.   GOOD PROGRAM.
HE ALSO GOT A HAND WHEN HE ANNOUNCED
THAT AFTER JUST OVER 25 YEARS, HE HAS RETIRED FROM THE NATIONAL GUARD.













































Monday, August 3, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 40



THE AUGUST 5TH, MEETING OF 
MAQUOKETA ROTARY
(25 PRESENT)
GUEST SPEAKER WAS STEVE SCHMUDDE, CEO OF PACIFIC COAST FEATHER COMPANY IN MAQUOKETA  THE PAST 25 YEARS.   
HE IS ALSO A VERY ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN MAQUOKETA, AS A "LAY" READER AND MORE.
HE SPOKE TODAY ABOUT A "ROCK THE PARK" EVENT ORGANIZED BY THE
CHURCH.    SEE BELOW.






























Monday, July 27, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 39




IT IS FAIR WEEK IN MAQUOKETA!


THE PROGRAM AT THE JULY 29TH MEETING.....
JOE HEINRICH, RURAL MAQUOKETA FARMER.  
IN IOWA, FARM BUREAU HAS 139,000
MEMBERS.
THERE'S THE PRESIDENT.
THEN THE VICE-PRESIDENT, JOE
HEINRICH.
AND 138,998 BELOW JOE.
AND SOME DAY, OUR OWN JOE MAY
BE STATE PRESIDENT.
HE TALKED ABOUT A LOT OF THINGS
PERTAINING TO.....YOU GUESSED IT....
FARMING.
HE LIKES HIS JOB.
HE DOES A GOOD JOB.
THANKS FOR SPEAKING AT  OUR 
MEETING JOE.
HE'S ALSO ONE OF THE "FARM GUYS"
MONTHLY ON KMAQ'S "JUST TALK"
SHOW.



































Monday, July 20, 2015

ROTARY WEEK VOL 2 NO 38



NO AUCTION ITEM THIS WEEK


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR WILL VISIT OUR CLUB


THE 2ND ANNUAL "REVERSE RAFFLE" IS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH.
A TICKET FOR A "COUPLE" IS JUST $75.     EVERY ROTARIAN HAS TICKETS TO SELL AND THEY ARE ON SALE AT KMAQ FROM ROTARIAN DENNIS VOY.
IT WAS FUN LAST YEAR.    ONLY 100 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD, TO ACCOMODATE 200 PEOPLE.   ANYONE CAN ATTEND.    

PROGRAM TODAY WAS GIVEN BY JACKSON COUNTY SUPERVISOR "BUCK" KOOS.   HE TALKED MAINLY ABOUT COURT HOUSE SECURITY, BUT ALSO TALKED ABOUT THE COUNTY FARM AND BUILDING RENTED BY DAC.....THE NEW SEWER SYSTEM AT LEISURE LAKE.....AND THE PROBLEM GETTING RURAL PROPERTIES CLEANED UP.


TWO THANK YOU NOTES:

PRESIDENT SALLY ANNOUNCED THAT AT THE BOARD MEETING LAST WEEK,
THE BOARD VOTED TO DONATE $250 TO THE EAGLES CLUB FOR THEIR
PAINTING PROJECT....GIVEN BECAUSE THE EAGLES TREAT US WELL.

ALSO,THE BOARD VOTED TO GIVE $250 TO CAMP SHALOM FOR THEIR
"NO KIDS WILL BE TURNED AWAY BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL NEED"
POLICY.

TWO BOARD MEMBERS ARE NEEDED.

TALK TO PRESIDENT SALLY FOR MORE
INFORMATION.