Sunday, December 9, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 6



THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY CHRISTMAS PARTY WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY,
DECEMBER 19TH AT 5:30 P.M. AT THE HOME OF FELLOW ROTARIAN SCOTT
WARREN, 1000 N. ANGUS COURT.     DINNER SHORTLY AFTER 6 WILL BE POTLUCK.   BRING YOUR SPOUSE OR A GUEST.    A WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE WILL BE HELD.    ANYONE, INCLUDING SPOUSE OR GUEST  CAN PARTICIPATE BY BRINGING
A WRAPPED GIFT...SOMETHING AROUND THE HOUSE YOU NO LONGER NEED OR WANT, WITH A VALUE AROUND $10.  
THERE WILL NOT BE A REGULAR NOON MEETING DECEMBER 19TH.

AT THE DECEMBER 12TH MEETING THIS WEEK, A COLLECTION WILL BE TAKEN FOR THE ANNUAL TIP FOR THE COOKS/SERVERS.




Tuesday, December 4, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 5



FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER...

FELLOW ROTARIAN DOUG MELVOLD GAVE THE PROGRAM THIS WEEK AND TALKED ABOUT THE LST 325. THAT'S CLYDE HARPER LISTENING CLOSELY.
THE LST SHIPS WERE WORKHORSES IN WORLD WAR 2.
THOUSANDS WERE MADE, AND THEY WERE USED TO
TRANSPORT TANKS, TRUCKS AND TROOPS.   EACH HAD
ABOUT 8 OFFICERS AND A CREW OF 100 AND THEY
COULD TAKE 150 SOLDIERS TO THEIR DESTINATION.
A LST 325 THIS AUGUST CAME ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FOR TOURS AT BOTH DUBUQUE AND DAVENPORT. BIG CROWDS EVERY DAY.   DOUG WAS A VOLUNTEER
GREETING VISITORS WHEN IT WAS AT DUBUQUE A COUPLE DAYS.    HE HAD GOOD REASON TO VOLUNTEER.    HIS FATHER, THE LATE ROBERT MELVOLD (A FELLOW MAQUOKETA ROTARIAN ALSO)
SERVED ON ONE OF THESE SHIPS ABOUT 1 YEAR
DURING THE WAR.   IN FACT HE WAS CAPTION....KNOWN
AS THE "SKIPPER" TO HIS CREW.      



Tuesday, November 27, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 4



THE PROGRAM, HOST NANCY MOORE, THIS WEDNESDAY, WILL BE STEVE TEBBE, PRESIDENT OF THE JACKSON COUNTY TOURISM ASSOCIATION.
HE WILL TALK ABOUT THAT ORGANIZATION, WITH AN OFFICE IN THE ONE-ROOM SCHOOL HOUSE AS YOU APPROACH SABULA FROM THE WEST ON HIWAY 64.
HE WILL ALSO TALK ABOUT THE  "WHISPERING MEADOWS" CABIN RETREAT HE OWNS AT RURAL SPRINGBROOK.


PROGRAM WAS GOOD, BUT EXPECTED HIM TO TELL
MORE ABOUT JACKSON COUNTY TOURISM 
ASSOCIATION.
AND, CORRECTION, HE WAS PRESIDENT OF IT AT
ONE TIME, NOW IS VP.       DARYL PARKER IS PRESIDENT.

MEATLOAF WAS GOOD.
NANCY'S FREE MINTS ALSO GOOD.

HAPPY NEWS GETTING A LITTLE LONG.







Monday, November 19, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 3




























IT IS THANKSGIVING WEEK.

NO ROTARY MEETING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.

NEXT MEETING NOVEMBER 28TH.    GUEST WILL TALK ABOUT THE JACKSON
COUNTY TOURISM ASSOCIATION.  
AND WE WILL BE HEARING ABOUT A ONE-OF-A-KIND JACKSON COUNTY
TOURIST  ATTRACTION AND HIDE-A-WAY.
NANCY MOORE WILL HOST THE PROGRAM.
AND SHE PROMISES A CANDY TREAT FOR ALL.

FROM EVERYONE IN THE MAQUOKETA 80 YEAR-OLD ROTARY CLUB....
















Tuesday, November 13, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 2



THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR WILL SPEAK AT ROTARY WEDNESDAY,  AND THERE WILL BE A PROGRAM AS ALWAYS AFTER LUNCH.    TWO PROGRAMS WEDNESDAY.
NICE TURN OUT NOVEMBER 14 MEETING.   DISTRICT
GOVERNOR NEIL FELL FROM HARLAN TALKING TO
THE MEMBERS AND A COUPLE GUESTS.    HE  HAD SOME
ROTARY TRIVIA QUESTIONS WITH "KIT KAT" CANDY
FOR PRIZES.   ENDED UP ASKING EVERYONE TO STAND
AND SAY THE ROTARY 4-WAY TEST.



GOVERNOR FELL SPOKE WHILE EVERYONE ATE AND
MAQUOKETA CITY MANAGER GERALD SMITH TALKED AFTER ABOUT EXTENSIVE SURVEY ON MAQUOKETA'S SHORT AND LONG RANGE FUTURE AND NEEDS......   EVERYTHING FROM POCKET NEIGHBORHOOD WITH
AFFORDABLE NEW HOUSING , TO REBUILDING HIGHWAY 64 THROUGH CITY AND THE NEED FOR A NEW
SOUTH MAIN STREET BRIDGE ON NORTH SIDE OF
WAL MART.



MAQUOKETA ROTARY WILL RING THE SALVATION ARMY BELL AT FAREWAY STORE ON MONDAY, NOV 26.

NO ROTARY MEETING NOV 21, THANKSGIVING EVE.



































Sunday, November 4, 2018

ROTARY WEEK VOL 6 NO 1



























IT'S NOVEMBER 6 ELECTION WEEK!

WITH THIS "ROTARY WEEK".....IT IS THE START OF THE 6TH YEAR OF OUR ROTARY
NEWSLETTER.    ROTARIAN VOY HAS BEEN EDITOR FROM DAY ONE AND NOT
A WEEK HAS BEEN MISSED.
STILL THE  CURRENT ROTARY WEEK EDITOR DENNIS VOY JOINED ROTARY IN 1970....PHOTO BELOW WAS IN THE SEPTEMBER 1970 MAQUOKETA SENTINAL PRESS.

FELLOW ROTARIAN JACK WILLEY AGAIN WAS RE-ELECTED JACKSON COUNTY SUPERVISOR!
CONGRATULATIONS!


HEAD OF THE EXTENSION OFFICE IN MAQUOKETA...
AMBER MATHIESEN...
SPOKE AT ROTARY THIS WEEK.
TOLD ABOUT THE PROPOSED NEW BUILDING TO BE THE
HOME OF EXTENSION (INSTEAD OF THE BASEMENT
OF THE COURTHOUSE) AT THE FAIRGROUNDS, AT A COST
OF 2 1/2 MILLION DOLLARS.

THE DISTRICT GOVERNOR WILL BE AT ROTARY NEXT WEEK.
HE WILL TALK WHILE WE EAT.
AND THE REGULAR PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AFTER.




ROTARY WEEK VOL 5 NO 52


VISITOR AT OCTOBER 31ST MEETING.....

WONDER IF SHE WILL BE VOTED IN AS A NEW MEMBER?