Rotary Club of Iowa City A.M.

 
 
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Iowa City A.M.

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:00 AM
Kirkwood Room
515 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA  52240
United States
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Casey Cook interviewed our three newest club members, Rachel Marquardt, Kade Hammes and Kathy Bowers with "What Jazzes You Up?"
 
 
 
Amanda McFadden led an interactive session on defining our Rotary elevator speech and determining what jazzes each of us up about Rotary and the AM Club. 
 
 
 
Jaime Nevins or Back Together Massage was the speaker who was introduced by Cassi Elton, the November program chair.
 
 
 
Mallory Hellman, Director of the Iowa Youth Writing Project (IYWP) presented the weekly program.
 
 
 
Bob Oppliger was the guest speaker; his topic was biking (or walking) as a form of exercise
 
 
 
Mark Patton shared his bike trip with the club.
 
 
 
The District 6000 Youth Exchange Committee is looking for outbound exchange students for the 2017-18 year.
 
2016-17 District 6000 Outbound Exchange Students
 
 
 
The speaker for October 4 was Brian Greer, Fire Marshal, Iowa City Fire Department.
 
 
 
District Governor Chris Knapp, Deb Dunkhase, Vernette Knapp
 
The Sept. 27th presenter was District Governor, Chris Knapp.
 
 
 
The speaker was David Goodner, volunteer with Iowa City Catholic Worker.
 
 
 
Jack Tank introduced the speaker for the Sept. 6 meeting, John McGillicuddy, who talked about the agricultural and socio-political environment in the Ukraine.
 
 
 
The Sept. 13 speaker was Thomas D. Farnsworth, attorney with Kinnamon, Kinnamon, Russo, Meyer, KIeegan and Farnsworth.  His topic was about criminal sentencing and the criminal justice system in Johnson County.
Mark Patton and Thomas Farnsworth
 
 
 
Casey Cook conducted a "What Jazzes You Up" with District Governor Elect, Mike Ruby and his partner Joanne.
 
 
 
Today's meeting was a club assembly to discuss how the club is doing and how it can improve.
 
 
 
Pam Ries, Program Director for UI's REACH Program was the speaker on August 16.
 
 
 
RYLA and World Affairs Seminar participants were speakers on August 9.
 
 
 
Liz Ford, Director, Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center was the speaker.
 
 
 
 
Casey Cook introduced Andree Schmidt as the week's speaker, who is an Acquatic Rehab specialist working at the North Dodge pool.
 
Andree Schmidt and Casey Cook
 
 
 
The speakers were Stephanie Fieckenster and Sara Klemuk from the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
 
 
 
Deb Galbraith led "What Jazzes You Up" to interview new members Roxie Mitchell, Phil Jordan and Cole Lavarias.
 
Deb Galbraith with Roxie Mitchell, Phil Jordan and Cole Lavarias
 
 
 
Casey Cook led a panel discussion on the topic of preparing for retirement.  Panel members included Mike O'Leary, Pam Ehly and Ann Romanowski.
 
 
 
Mike Messier gave the presentation on June 28 on Medicare and related health insurance issues.
 
Mike Messier
 
 
 
Speakers for the June 21 meeting were West High Interactors, Kasey and Kelsey Baller, who spoke about their experience in Xicotepec this spring.  They were introduced by Nancy Pacha.
 
 
 
Jody Braverman and his step-daughter, Rachel Gomez, spoke at the June 14 meeting concerning their trip last February to participate in the India NID.
Jody Braverman and Rachel Gomez draped in India NID banner.
 
 
 
Deb Dunkhase presented a report about "Next Year" for AM Rotary.
 
 
 
 
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Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’re visiting for the 2017 Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. Take a short walk from the convention center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. There, you can see the handwritten notes, speeches, and sermons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., experience an interactive 1960s-era lunch counter “sit-in,” and learn more about persecuted groups all over the world. A streetcar will take you to the Martin Luther King Jr...
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Parts of Rotary.org unavailable from Saturday to Monday, 3-5 December
Parts of Rotary.org will be unavailable 3-5 December, beginning at 05:00 Chicago time (UTC-6), while we upgrade our membership database. During this time, areas that require sign-in (convention registration, club and district administration, grant application, giving, Rotary Club Central, etc.) and Club Finder will be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Rotarians report email scam
Some Rotarians have reported receiving a scam email asking them to click a link to update names and contact information in a directory. The email, which stems from a gmail account, is not from Rotary.
Arch Klumph’s hometown raises over $2 million through centennial celebration
Rotary members in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, celebrated 100 years of The Rotary Foundation on 23 October with a banquet and a concert by The Cleveland Orchestra that have so far raised more than $2.1 million for the Foundation's next century of good work. Arch Klumph, a Cleveland Rotarian, planted the seed for The Rotary Foundation in 1917, with his idea of having an endowment fund dedicated to "doing good in the world." Today's District 6630 leaders thought that a concert was a fitting way to honor Klumph and mark the centennial because of Klumph's love of music. Klumph performed in several...
 
Speakers
Casey Cook
Dec 13, 2016
"What Jazzes You Up"
No Speaker
Dec 20, 2016
Holiday Fun
Casey Cook
Jan 03, 2017
What Jazzes You Up
Linda Walton
Jan 10, 2017
UI Health Sciences Associate Librarian; UI 6.5M Grant for Regional Medical Library
Greg Prickman
Jan 17, 2017
UI Special Collections and Archives Head Librarian: Unique Collections of the UI Libraries
David Gier - UI Directory, School of Music
Jan 24, 2017
The New Voxman Music Building
David Gier - UI Directory, School of Music
Jan 24, 2017
The New Voxman Music Building
Daniel Clay
Jan 31, 2017
UI Dean of the College of Education: Trends in Colleges of Education