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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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.
 
 
 
Our May 31 speaker was Jim Blessman of Blessman Ministries who talked about his South African ministries and various projects including a water project that was done partially with a Rotary Global Grant. Picture:  Sarah Aikin, Jim Blessman, Beth Blessman all of Blessman Ministries
 
 
 
 
Louis and Hannah Doerge gave a program on the film they produced and filmed in Iowa City and how the experience of filming an independent film in Iowa City compares to making films elsewhere.
 
Hannah and Louis Doerge
 
 
 
Today's program featured a panel lead by John Ockenfels of those who have attended at least one Rotary Leadership Institute session.
 
 
 
Today's meeting featured induction of two new members, Susie Poulton and Josh Brewster and a "What Jazzes You Up" moderated by Casey Cook to find out more about our newest members.
Pictured:  Deb Dunkhase (sponsor of Susie), Susie Poulton, Josh Brewster and Mike Messier (sponsor of Josh)
 
 
 
Deb Dunkhase was the May 3 presenter.  She discussed the Play to Read project.
 
 
 
Today's program was on Crisis Intervention Training and the speakers were Major Steve Dolezal, Johnson County Sheriff Department and Jessica Peckover, LISW, the Alternative Coordinator of the Program.
 
 
 
City Circle Acting Company, the resident company for the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts performed at the April 12th meeting.
 
 
 
About 24 players representing AM and Downtown Rotary Clubs putted their way to a great time at Colonial Lanes Mini-Golf Course in the First Annual AM Rotary Mini-Golf Tournament. This event substituted for our April Month Opener.
 
The Hat Lady Team: Nancy Pacha, Kris
Ockenfels, Amy Nicholson
 
 
 
We welcomed District Governor, Loring Miller and Past DG Terry Geiger and also prepared dictionaries to distribute to fourth graders.
 
Joan Garrity showing 4th Grade Dictionaries
 
 
 
Kris Ockenfels gave a presentation on "Fraudsters and Oldsters" based on her work in financial fraud detection at UICCU.
 
 
 
Today's speaker was Steven Beck, CEO and President of Santos Human, Inc. a company that specializes in digital human modeling.
 
 
 
Our speaker on Feb 9 was Doug Fern who talked about the Faith Academy located in SE Iowa City at 1030 Cross Park Ave.
 
 
 
The February 2 meeting featured a presentation by John Schultz about the history of the violin, or "400 Years of History in 20 Minutes or Less."  He and Lara Celeghin also started out by playing a violin duet.
 
 
 
Our speaker was Dr. Resiyme Oral, Director of the ACES 360 Program at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics who talked about how adverse experiences in childhood impact lifetime health and well-being.
 
 
 
The December 22 meeting featured an activity led by December Program Chair, Deb Pullen-VanAucken.
 
 
 
At the December 15 meeting the speaker was Nancy Keon, Vice President, Coaching Services, Advancement Resources who spoke on "The Gift of Gratitude."  Her introducer was Deb Pullen-Van Aucken.
 
                                                                                                                                                                                   Nancy Keon and Deb Pullen-VanAucken
 
 
 
December 8 speaker was Jane Dohrmann, Iowa City Hospice, who talked about the "Honoring Your Wishes" program.
 
  Deb Pullen-VanAucken and Jane Dohrmann
 
 
 
Today's meeting featured a presentation by Lara Celeghin, AM Rotary's exchange student from Udine, Italy.
 
 
 
 
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Speakers
Aug 02, 2016
Liz Ford, Director, IC Animal Shelter/Adoption Ctr
Cats and Dogs and Ferrets, oh my!
Aug 09, 2016
Nancy Pacha
RYLA and World Affairs Attendees
Aug 16, 2016
Pam Ries, Director, University of Iowa REACH
UI REACH: Realizing Educational and Career Hopes
Aug 23, 2016
Deb Dunkhase
How Do We Make the Iowa City AM Rotary Club the best $%#& club in District 6000
Aug 30, 2016
Casey Cook
What Jazzes You Up