Karin Franklin introduced Dr. Christopher Peters.  He is a surgeon and has a vein clinic in Coralville.  He is a member of the Rotary Club of Iowa City.  He has a wife Julie and three sons and one grandson. He is occasional. Politician He has presented at various Rotary Clubs on Braver Angels. His speech today was Braver Angels Update and Better Ballot IA.
Baver Angels used to be call Better Angels.  He talked about pre-covid how there were many workshops to help people on both sides of red and blue to see common ground. 
Post Covid beginning to get back to the workshops helping people every day.   Rotary has a partnership with Braver Angels Better Ballot Iowa is to improve the voting in Iowa. 
To learn more, visit these websites:  barverangels.org. docpeters.org/video, betterballotiowa.org
President Jenny called the meeting to order at 7:05 am.  John Ockenfels said that we needed all the help for cans on Saturday at 9:00 am.  Setup 8:30 am.  We will be inside.  Jenny reminded everyone to sign up for District Conference.  Early Bird prices ends March 15.   Liz Nichols said that we people interested in being Local Coordinators.  Beth Belding 
Catherine Pinter, Erin Hansen, Taylor Sung is our YEO. We have two slots at City.  We are in need of host families. 
Next Week we are of at Open Heartland.  There will be no Hybrid next week.   Open Heartland is in need of wipes, toilet paper, diapers, and cash donations. Casey Cook talked about the Energy Breakfast being held at Merge on Thursday morning at 7:30 am.  If interested. contact Casey.
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 a.m.