Iowa City Noon Rotary

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Eric Weiler
2021-22 Club President



Every Thursday at The Highlander from noon-1pm. 

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IC Noon Rotary Stories
Our Meeting was called to order by President Eric Weiler
America the Beautiful was sung followed by the Pledge of Allegiance
President Wieler Anyone bringing a guest for the next 3 months the club will pay for their lunch.
Rotary annual dues are due June 15th.
We are in need of Notetakers – Help us record the meeting minutes.  As an incentive, we’ll buy you lunch the week you’re taking notes.  Contact Tara Minetos at
We are in need of people for the Music Committee – Do you like to sing or play piano?  Help us perform America the Beautiful and Smile at our meetings.  Contact Jim Conard at      
Rtn. Linda Farkas: June 6 is the Ronald McDonald Golf Outing. We have 4.5 foursomes still open and really need more volunteers. Visit to sign up. For more information contact Brad at
Rtn. Tara Minetos: This coming Saturday, May 21, our Rotary club will participate in a Build Day for Habitat for Humanity.  Rotarians from any area club are welcome to participate.  There are two shifts:  8am–noon and 1-5pm.  You can sign up at
Rtn. Usha Balakrishnan:  June 11 – there is a new Rotary Music Park at Camp Courageous and we are hosting a pop-up Singing Nook. We are also scheduling people to perform at Willow Creek Park Singing Nook. Contact her after June 8 if anyone would like to perform at the Singing Noon at Willow Creek Park.
Goat Rider Russ Ganim. Dean of International Programs at UI. Has been zooming in, so this is his first in person Rotary meeting. Born in St. Louis. Went to Grinnell College where he graduated in 1983. Then went to U of Virginia to pursue his Ph. D. he is a French professor. Lives with his wife who runs a local nonprofit. His daughter is in her 3rd year at University of Chicago.
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Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
President Nominee
Immediate Past President
Co-Secretary - Member Processing
Secretary for the Board of Directors
Board Member 2021-2022
Board Member 2019-2022
Board Member 2020-2023
Board Member 2021-2023
Board Member 2021-2024
Board Member 2021-2024
Public Relations
Rotary Foundation (Chair)
Rotary Foundation (Co-Chair)
Grants Chair
Other Committee Chairs
See full listing:  Committees 
Dr. Lauren Lessing
May 26, 2022 12:00 PM
Opening the New Stanley Museum of Art
Debra DeLaet, Iowa United Nations Association
Jun 02, 2022 12:00 PM
Coming to Iowa: a History of Global Migration
Shelly Wells Cain
Jun 16, 2022 12:00 PM
Girl Scouts: Every Opportunity
Rachel Zimmerman Smith
Jul 07, 2022 12:00 PM
Johnson County Attorney's Update
RYLA and WAS Students
Aug 18, 2022 12:00 PM
World Affairs Seminar and RYLA Students

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