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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This week the Speaker was Marty Lenss, Director of the Eastern Iowa Airport.  His presentation was on current trends in commercial aviation and at the Eastern Iowa Airport.
Casey Cook led a "What Jazzes You Up" session about Rotary Foundation with Jim Peterson and John Ockenfels for the Nov. 10 AM Rotary program.
Casey Cook, Jim Peterson and John Ockenfels
The Speaker for November 3 was Susan Craig, Iowa City Public Library Director who talked about ongoing library programs and some newer ventures for the Library.
District Governor Loring Miller sent the following letter to the AM Club following his visit on the morning of October 27, 2015.  Shown in the picture are Loring and Phyllis Miller:
Karla Earnest, Director of Iowa City Hospice presented at the October 20th meeting.
John and Rebecca Schultz presented a travel log of their 10 week bike and RV trip across America this past summer at the October 13 meeting. 
This week's speaker was Travis Weipert, Johnson County Auditor, who spoke mainly about the upcoming elections but also about the Auditor’s office in general.
Mike Stoffregan of the Johnson County Community Foundation was the speaker on Sept. 29.  He also introduced his successor as Executive Director of the Foundation, Sheila Boyd.
Mike Stoffregan, Sheila Boyd and Mike Messier
This week's speaker was Matt Degner, the new Director of Secondary Education for the Iowa City Community School District.
Mark Patton provided the topic and led the discussion on affordable housing during the Sept. 1 meeting.
Lee Holmes from RC of Waukee talked about the impact of District 6000 Rotarians in South Africa. 
         Information has been posted about how you can participate in the Iowa MOST mission to Huehuetenango, Guatemala, in February 2016. Applications are due mid-September.
Today's speakers were Cassandra Eltin and Braeden Jones from the Antelope Lending Library.
The August 11 meeting featured students from the City High Interact Club who participated in the 2015 Xicotepec work week.
The August 4 meeting featured young people from City and West High Schools who attended RYLA or the World Affairs Seminar in July.
Gregorio Sanchez, visiting scholar from Xicotepec, Mexico, read the following letter of thanks to AM Rotary at the July 28 meeting.
Erin Probst talked about her Youth Exchange year in Chile and the Mustons from the IC Noon club video taped our club members wishing the Noon Club a happy 100th birthday.  Gregorio Sanchez said goodbye to the members of AM Rotary as he is headed back to Mexico.
Speaker for July 21 meeting was Kris Ockenfels who gave tips and tricks of traveling successfully around the world.
  Tom Novak introduces Nicole Novak and Misty Rebik for program on the new Johnson County ID program and the work of the Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa.
President, Myrene Hoover led a business meeting to discuss results of a member survey done in May and to get feedback on some areas of concern.
The AM Rotary Club met at North Ridge Pavilion in Coralville for an evening meeting to celebrate our Year Ender.  Mark Patton, gave his farewell presentation as the Club's President and then turned the gavel over to Myrene Hoover.
The June 23 speakers were John and Deb Ockenfels who described their trip to the RI Conference in Sao Paulo and their tour of parts of Brazil and Argentina.
The June 16 speaker was John Funderburk, Director of Advocacy Alzheimer's for the Alzheimer's Association, Washington DC.

Peggy Doerge Dawn Wiand and Jean Knepper

The Speaker was Dawn Oliver Wiand, Executive Director of the Iowa Women's Foundation.

Our speaker was our own Dave Parsons who discussed his cultural exchange trip to Cuba last January.

Support the Foundation on Giving Tuesday, 1 December
Join the global online movement to celebrate the season with a gift to The Rotary Foundation. Giving Tuesday, 1 December, uses the power of social media and the spirit of generosity to promote giving and philanthropy around the world. You can support the cause by going online on 1 December to make a gift to The Rotary Foundation. Then use social media to encourage your friends and family to do the same. It’s the perfect opportunity to reach our supporters and build on the momentum of Rotary Foundation Month. Last year, the Foundation raised more than $100,000 on Giving Tuesday. This year, the...
New Rotary flag and banner materials available in Brand Center
Give your Rotary flag or banner a new and professional look with our updated materials, available in the Brand Center. With eight options of colors and backgrounds to choose from, you can find the design that will best strengthen your club or district brand. The Brand Center also offers everything you need to create communications with the Rotary look and tone. You can download Rotary’s logo -- or create your own club or district logo. And you’ll find editable templates for brochures, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, fliers, and more. (Sign-in required.)
Cyclists raise nearly $3 million in Miles to End Polio ride
The fight to eradicate polio got a major financial boost from the annual Miles to End Polio bike ride that took place 21 November in Arizona, USA. Rotary General Secretary John Hewko and a team of eight RI staff members helped raise $2.9 million. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match the funds 2-to-1, bringing the total contribution to PolioPlus to nearly $9 million. This is the fourth year in a row that Hewko has biked in the 104-mile (167 km) El Tour de Tucson ride, one of the country’s top cycling events. More than 100 Rotary members from Arizona and around the world hit the...
Foundation moves up on expert list of top nonprofits
The Rotary Foundation has continued its steady growth, moving up one spot to 93rd in The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the top 400 nonprofit organizations in the United States. The ranking is based on monetary contributions from private sources and reflects the increasing generosity of those who support Rotary’s mission. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Foundation received $259,594,884 in 2014, an 8.3 percent increase from the previous year. The Foundation recently earned a 4-start rating from Charity Navigator, the largest and most prestigious independent...
Chulalongkorn celebrates 10 years of equipping leaders to build peace
Bobby Anderson was helping former freedom fighters in Aceh, Indonesia, adjust to life after combat when he heard about the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Anderson, who became part of the 2010 class of Rotary Peace Fellows, says the program allowed him to reflect upon the work he had already done and gain a larger perspective beyond day to day practicalities.  “To be able to meet other people that had done similar work in other places and to be exposed [during field study] to the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration situation in Nepal was fascinating and...
Dec 01, 2015
Dec 08, 2015
Jane Dohrmann, Iowa City Hospice
Honoring Your Wishes Program
Dec 15, 2015
Dec 22, 2015
Club Event
Holiday Program
Dec 29, 2015
Dr. Resmiye Oral, UIHC Pediatrics Clinical Prof.
Adverse Childhood Experiences & Their Impact on Our Community