Wednesday, October 17, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 50




























AT OUR WEDNESDAY, OCT 17 MEETING, THE GUEST SPEAKER WILL BE DISTRICT
GOVERNOR NEIL FELL.  

MORE LATER.

TWO MORE  WEEKS AND THIS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER WILL END 5 YEARS.
BUT, MAY NOT START 6TH YEAR.    EDITOR MAY RETIRE.    ANYONE
WANT TO TAKE OVER WITH VOL 6  NO 1  ??

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT, ROTARY SELLS FOOTBALL TICKETS AT GOODENOW FIELD.












Monday, October 8, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 49


FIRE PREVENTION WEEK....




OUR 3 NEW MEMBERS OFFICIALLY INDUCTED AT THE OCT 10TH MEETING.
LEFT TO RIGHT:     NICHOLAS HAHN, NEW
EMPLOYEE WITH OHNWARD BANKS, 
JESSICA JOHNSON AND KAITLIN LUETT,
PHARMACISTS AT OSTERHAUS PHARMACY AND YOUR PREZ, BRIAN.


PROGRAM OCT 10....APRIL BROWN FROM 
OSTERHAUS PHARMACY, TELLING ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE  FLU
SHOT..........SHE IS IN "RESIDENCY" AT
THE PHARMACY.















Wednesday, October 3, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 48



EXTRA EXTRA...
ROTARIAN KAITLIN LUETT IS ENGAGED.
LEVI BURSLAFF PROPOSED TO HER OVER LAST WEEKEND AT THE CONCERT BARN ON CODFISH HOLLOW ROAD.     HE  HAD ARRANGED FOR FRIENDS
AND FAMILY TO BE THERE AND WITNESS THE PROPOSAL.    SHE HAD NO IDEA IT WAS ABOUT TO
HAPPEN......AND SAID YES.    MAQUOKETA ROTARY AND
THE OSTERHAUS PHARMACY FAMILY CAN LOOK FORWARD TO A WEDDING.....SOMETIME.....NO DATE YET.
CONGRATULATIONS KAITLIN.   AND YOU TOO LEVI.
YOU LUCKY GUY!




BELLEVUE ROTARIAN BARB COLLINS WAS AT OUR MEETING TODAY (10-2-18).    SHE AND  HER HUSBAND
DOUG ARE FARM BUREAU AGENTS AND SHE HAS AN
OFFICE IN BELLEVUE.   SHE PROMOTED THE CHUCK
LONG VISIT HER CLUB  IS HAVING.   SEE BELOW.




BILL MUELLER "ENTERTAINED" US AT ROTARY TODAY.
HE TAUGHT 8TH GRADERS FOR OVER 30 YEARS THEN
TAUGHT DRIVER'S ED FOR FOR NEARLY 10 YEARS GIVING LESSONS TO ABOUT A THOUSAND
STUDENTS A YEAR.   HE HAS WRITTEN TWO BOOKS.
HE GAVE A FUNNY TALK ABOUT HIS EARLY YEARS 
LIVING WITH HIS FARM FAMILY WITH 10 BROTHERS AND SISTERS ON THEIR FARM NEAR KENOSHA.    LOTS OF
LAUGHS.   BILL IS FROM DEWITT.

THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY BIG ANNIVERSARY DINNER 
IS COMING SOON....ON A WEDNESDAY NIGHT TAKING
PLACE OF NOON MEETING.    OCTOBER 24TH, AT 
OAKLAND MILLS (FORMERLY COSTELLO'S EAST OF
TOWN)...FROM 5 UNTIL7 P.M.   DINNER FREE FOR
ROTARIAN AND SPOUSE TOO.

GOOD CHICKEN DINNER TODAY.



























Thursday, September 20, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 47


THE PROGRAM THIS WEEK....SEPT 19....RED HENTON.
HIS DAUGHTER JUDY FROM CLINTON CAME WITH HIM.




























OUR CLUB GAVE  $5,583  TO THE NEW COMMUNITY CUPBOARD BUILDING.....
ONE-HALF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE REVERSE RAFFLE DINNER.    RIGHT,
RON SCHAEFER OF THE CUPBOARD BUILDING COMMITTEE ACCEPTED THE CHECK FROM PRESIDENT BRIAN.









Wednesday, September 12, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 46



KATILIN LUETT GAVE THE PROGRAM TODAY ABOUT THE PEACE PIPE PLAYERS.
SHE IS SECRETARY FOR THE 50-PLUS-YEAR-OLD LITTLE THEATRE GROUP.

TOMORROW NIGHT IS THE REVERSE RAFFLE ROTARY EVENT...3RD ANNUAL....
AND ALL TICKETS SOLD.
JOHN GILROY AND SALLY DAVIES WILL EMCEE THE EVENT THE CENTER STONE
INN.

PHOTO ABOVE:  BY SALLY DAVIES.

REVERSE RAFFLE WAS BIG SUCCESS!
TWO BIG WINNERS OF $1,000....
FELLOW ROTARIAN ASHER SCHROEDER
AND
MAQUOKETA FARMER LARY BECKER

























Thursday, September 6, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 45


ERICA BARKER, HEALTH AND FITNESS DIRECTOR AT THE YMCA GAVE THE ROTARY PROGRAM TODAY.
SHE'S ALSO THE NEW MAQUOKETA CITY COUNCILWOMAN.
PHOTO BY SCOTT WARREN

REGULAR MEETING NEXT WEDNESDAY.
AND REVERSE RAFFLE DINNER NEXT THURSDAY.
BUSY ROTARY WEEK AHEAD.




Wednesday, August 29, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 44



THIS WEEKEND IS "LABOR DAY" WEEKEND.

THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB IS 80 THIS YEAR.
MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24TH FOR A BIG CELEBRATION AT OAKLAND MILLS JUST EAST OF MAQUOKETA.
NO NOON MEETING THAT DAY.   EVENING MEETING STARTS AT 5:30 AND
INCLUDES DINNER OF COURSE.    MAYBE GUEST SPEAKER,  PRESIDENT TRUMP.


TODAY (8-29) .. GUEST SPEAKER WAS DEPUTY TERRY
ROLING WITH INTERESTING INFORMATION ABOUT
THE GROWING ATV FANS IN THE COUNTY...OVER 800.
MORE ON WHAT HE SAID ON TODAY'S DENNIS DAILY
REPORT ON  KMAQ HOME PAGE....WWW.KMAQ.COM

PHOTOS BY TREASURER JACOB BILLINGS.

IT WAS ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT ROTARIANS SALLY
AND JOHN WILL CO-EMCEE THE "REVERSE RAFFLE"
EVENT SEPTEMBER 13TH.


ROTARIAN ROGER STEWART WAS CALLED  UP TO
ACCEPT ANOTHER PAUL HARRIS PIN, HIS 2ND
TIME TO BE HONORED FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS
TO THE PAUL HARRIS FOUNDATION.

AND HIS SISTER, ROTARIAN NANCY (STEWART) MOORE
WAS HAPPY AS THE CLUB SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO
HER (BIRTHDAY TOMORROW) .. AND SHE POINTED OUT
THAT BROTHER ROGER IS 5 YEARS OLDER THAN HER.

ALSO IN PHOTO ABOVE, THE NICELY COMBED HAIR
OF ROTARIAN VOY AND FELLOW ROTARIAN DOUG
MELVOLD.






  






Friday, August 17, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 43



YOUR EDITOR WAS AT THE STATE FAIR SEPTEMBER 15TH.

DID NOT ATTEND ROTARY.

YOUR EDITOR HAS NO IDEA WHAT THE ROTARY PROGRAM WAS THAT  DAY!
SORRY.


THE PROGRAM AUGUST 22NED WAS BY DENNIS VOY....
WHO TALKED ABOUT THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF KMAQ, COMING UP ON
AUGUST 26TH.    AND THAT HE HAS BEEN AT KMAQ SINCE AUGUST 19, 1958, A WEEK
BEFORE KMAQ WENT ON THE AIR.
CUPCAKE WITH ICE CREAM ENJOYED AFTER DINNER, BEFORE THE VERY GOOD
PROGRAM.

ABOVE PHOTO BY SALLY DAVIES












































Monday, August 6, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 42



THE PROGRAM THIS  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8TH, WILL BE GARY OSTERN, THE HR
PERSON FOR THE "FAMILY DOLLAR" DISTRIBUTION CENTER JUST SOUTH  OF MAQUOKETA.
WE WILL FIND OUT HOW OUR BIGGEST EMPLOYER IS DOING THESE DAY.













Tuesday, July 31, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 41






AT THE AUGUST 1ST MEETING PRESIDENT SPANNAGEL PRESENTED ROTARIAN
DENNIS VOY WITH A  "PAUL HARRIS FELLOW" PIN.



































Thursday, July 26, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 40



KATIE PAULS, NEW MAQUOKETA LIBRARY DIRECTOR, WAS SPEAKER AT ROTARY JULY 25TH.
SHE WAS JACOB BELLINGS' PROGRAM.


NEXT PROGRAMS:   
AUG 1, BY CHRIS HOOVER
AUG 8, DENNIS VOY
AUG 15, KEN WRIGHT
AUG 22. JOHN GILROY
AUG 29, NORM KENNEDY











Monday, July 16, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 39


BRIAN SPANNAGEL AND THE REST OF THE ROTARY OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS HAVE AGREED TO SERVE ANOTHER YEAR, UNTIL JUNE 30, 2019.

HERE'S THE LATEST "MEETING PROGRM" SCHEDULE....

150 ROTARY DUCKS ARE COMING OUT OF RETIREMENT
AND WILL BE PART OF THIS YEAR'S "REVERSE RAFFLE".
MORE LATER.










Tuesday, July 10, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 38



MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH....

PROGRAM ABOUT PROPOSED NEW JAIL FOR JACKSON COUNTY.


Monday, July 2, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 37



NO MEETING WEDNESDAY, JULY 3RD.

BEAUTIFUL WEATHER, GOOD CAKE, GOOD ICE CREAM AND GOOD MUSIC BY
THE TIMBER CITY BAND.    THANKS JAY KAHN FOR BRINGING THE BAND AGAIN,
AND THANKS TED MAZE FOR BEING CHAIRMAN FOR THE UMTEENTH TIME.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 36



NO MEETING JUNE 20TH... 'EAGLES'  CLOSED FOR VACATION.

NO MEETING JUNE 27TH...DAY OF OUR ICE CREAM SOCIAL.

NO MEETING JULY 4TH...HOLIDAY.

NEXT MEETING JULY 11TH.




Monday, June 11, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 35



THE ROTARY ICE CREAM SOCIAL IS GETTING CLOSE.

FROM THE JUNE 29, 1981 MAQUOKETA ROTARY BULLETIN, DENNIS VOY EDITOR.

THE ICE CREAM SOCIAL WAS HELD A THE FIRST WARD PARK FROM 6 UNTIL 8 ON
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 17TH.   IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL DAY AND OVER 250 SENIOR
CITIZENS CAME TO ENJOY HOME MADE CAKE AND ICE CREAM AND THE BAND
CONCERT BY THE AUSTIN AVENUE BAND.   CONGRATULATIONS TO TED MAZE
AND ALL OF THE COMMITTEE-HEADS FOR ANOTHER GREAT JOB.   THANKS TO ALL
THE WIVES THAT BAKED CAKES.   AND THANKS TO THOSE THAT BROUGHT
ICE CREAM MAKERS.   THE 6TH ANNUAL SOCIAL WAS A SUCCESS.

SAME BULLETIN:   NEW OFFICERS FOR THE COMING YEAR....FLORIAN STEFFEN
PRESIDENT....BILL BRADY 1ST VP....,CRAIG BENTROTT 2ND VP....DUD YOCUM
CARRIES ON AS SECRETARY-TREASURER AND THE NEW DIRECTORS ARE BILL
HUNT....TOM PECKOSH....AND CORLIS BATY.
AND..THE ROTARY WAS GETTING READY TO RUN THE  BINGO STAND AT THE
1981 JACKSON COUNTY FAIR.   JOHN FAGERLAND CHAIRMAN.

TODAY, 2018, ROTARIANS ARE GETTING READY FOR FATHER'S DAY THIS SUNDAY...
AND THE ASHER SCHROEDER BOOK SIGNING SUNDAY (SEE LAST WEEK'S
ROTARY WEEK FOR DETAILS) AND THEN THE ICE CREAM SOCIAL SOON.

MAY BE MORE FOR THIS WEEKS EDITION, SO CHECK BACK AFTER
OUR WEDNESDAY MEETING...ON THURSDAY.































































Monday, June 4, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 34




























THIS IS ELECTION WEEK....TUESDAY NOV 5TH.

THE WOODCARVERS ARRIVE IN MAQUOKETA THIS WEEK.
WELCOME THEM!

























Monday, May 28, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 33




SCOTT DKYSTRA WAS GUEST SPEAKER THIS WEEK, OUR CAVES PARK RANGER, WITH AN UPDATE ON THE WORK BEING DONE  AT THE PARK.

ROTARIAN CLYDE WON THE RAFFLE FOR THE 182ND TIME.

WE ALL SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SCOTT.

ROTARIAN TED WAS PRESENT WITHOUT HIS BUZZER.

ROTARIANS NORM AND SALLY LEFT EARLY.

CLUB GOT A NICE CHECK FROM THE BUD BERNARD MEMORIAL, TO BE USED
FOR CLUB'S SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

CHICKEN NUGGETS DINNER.



















Monday, May 21, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 32


SEEN HAVING LUNCH MONDAY AT FLAPJACKS, FORMER MAQUOKETA ROTARIANS CHUCK CURRENT OF DES MOINES AND DAVE UPDEGRAPH OF DUBUQUE.
HOPEFULLY, THEY ARE NOT PLANNING TO FORM A NEW NIGHT ROTARY CLUB IN MAQUOKETA.   OR MAYBE THEY ARE THINKING OF BUYING THE GREEN SPACE AND DEVELOP IT.      MAYBE JUST HAVING LUNCH TO TALK OVER OLD TIMES.
BOTH WERE GOOD MAQUOKETA ROTARIANS AND WE MISS THEM.


COMING SOON 

COUNTY AUDITOR BRIAN MOORE WAS
GUEST SPEAKER TODAY.     ONLY 9 MEMBERS PRESENT PLUS ONE GUEST.  

















Tuesday, May 15, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 31



FELLOW ROTARIAN SCOTT WARREN'S BIRTHDAY IS COMING UP MAY 29TH!       RESEARCH TOLD YOUR EDITOR THAT HE WAS A CRY BABY.....THAT IS.....A BABY THAT CRIED A LOT.   WHEN ASKED....HIS REPLY...YESMECRYALOT

YOUR EDITOR DID NOT MAKE MEETING.
IT WAS A SMALL TURNOUT.

PRESIDENT ABSENT SO SCOTT WARREN CONDUCTED
THE MEETING.  

NO PROGRAM.    MEMBERS DISCUSSED PROS AND
CONS OF  PROPOSED NEW JAIL AND HOSPITAL.
















Tuesday, May 8, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 30



THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY ..."REVERSE RAFFLE" ... WILL BE SEPTEMBER 13TH.

MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDAR AND RESERVE THAT NIGHT...A NIGHT THAT MIGHT
WIN YOU AS MUCH AS $1,000
AT ROTARY TODAY (5-9) ... GUESTS
WERE HOSPITAL CEO CURT COLEMAN
AND HOSPITAL BOARD MEMBER 
LEIGHTON HEPKER, BEHIND PODIUM.
THEY TALKED ABOUT HOW BOARD 
IS FORMED, THE MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH GENESIS AND THE
PLANS FOR THE NEW JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER.












Wednesday, May 2, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 29




























NO NOON MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND.

TOP-TWENTY MCHS SENIORS AT 63RD ANNUAL SCHOLARS DINNER WEDNESDAY NIGHT ...AT METHODIST CHURCH. 


YOU CAN CLICK-ON THE PHOTO TO ENLARGE IT.

A GREAT HOME-COOKED DINNER BY LADIES OF THE METHODIST CHURCH AND
THEN WE HONORED THESE SENIORS.    SEVENTEEN WERE PRESENT, THREE
COULDN'T MAKE IT.

LEFT TO RIGHT, FRONT ROW:    ALYSSA HOVEY, ADALYN DOSTAL, BROOKLYN WALLER, CHLOE FIELDS, BRITTNEY TEBBE AND LUCAS SPAIN.
SECOND ROAD:  NARYAH MOORE, RACHEL BORMAN, SYDNEY PAULS, KACIE VARNER,  CAMRYN BERG, KARYSA RICHARDS   AND XAVIER PESTANA.

BACK ROW:   ANDREW PROSHUTO, NATHAN STEINES, MAXWELL BECKER AND
HARVIN NETH.

CLICK-ON ABOVE TO ENLARGE FOR EASIER READING.





























ROTARIANS ALAN TUBBS AND JOHN GILROY WERE EMCEES LAST NIGHT.
BOTH DID SUPER JOB.



























THIS IS THE CERTIFICATE THE SCHOLARS RECEIVED.     EACH ROTARIAN  HOSTED
A GRADUATE.



























AN OVERALL PHOTO LAST NIGHT...SORRY IF I DIDN'T GET EVERYONE.   AGAIN,
CLICK-ON  PHOTO TO ENLARGE IT.