Jim Peterson talked about the Xicotepec Project that has been going for 20 years. The first contact was in 2001, first visit 2002, 49 to March 2003.  2023 was the first mission since 2019 due to Covid. There have been over 1000 team members half under the age of 30.   2/3 are females and ages from 3 to 8l years old.   Allie, Jasmine, and Katie all went on the 2023 mission and plan to go again in 2024.  The U of I pharmacy students treated over 3000 children for worms.  There are several teams:  Dental team provides checkups and fluoride treatments, water team installed 24 purification systems in school and public schools., construction team lead by Allie, and the Public Health Team wotks with domestic violence.   
President Theresa called the meeting to order at 7:07 am. The Polio Fundraiser will be Tuesday October 24, 2023 at the Midwest Penthouse from 5:15 pm-6:30 pm.  Deb Ockenfels said that for the food fight 35,736 pounds of food was donated.  She provided receipts for everyone.  Can sorting today following the meeting.  The next can sorting is Tuesday October 10th following the meeting.   
We will be receiving the Community Grant money in the next few days.  This year's grants are $2500 for NAMI and $2500 Open Heartland.  
Monday September 25 will be the Board Meeting with the District Governo with a potluck at the Knapp's from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Club meeting Tuesday September 26 and showing of the club's projects.
The evening September 26 will be The Rotary Foundation Social at the Reunion Brewery Iowa City, 113 E. College St.   There will be a cash bar, Fiesta Taco Bar.  No cost to get in, however, to leave you pay $40 for a Love Plushie.  $30 goes to PolioPlus. $10 for the plushie.  You can keep or give to The Childrens Hospital. 
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 am.