Iowa City Noon Rotary

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Ryan Bell
2022-23 Club President



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IC Noon Rotary Stories
Our Meeting was called to order by President Elect Margaret Reese
America the Beautiful and Happy Birthday were sung by Rtn. Bob Crane with Rtn. Devin van Holsteijn on the keyboard.
Rtn. Margaret Reese announced the results of the recent Board of Directors Election – Aaron Schaefer, Heather Croskrey, and Bruce Guither. She also reminded the club that a comprehensive Rotarian survey will be released in January.
Rtn. Margaret Reese announced that Eric Johnson, who was supposed to be inducted into the club today, unfortunately lost his younger brother unexpectedly and is attending funeral services this week. Please keep his family in your thoughts.
Rtn. Joe Hughes announced that the club will be ringing the Salvation Army bell on Friday, December 16 at Fareway and Saturday, December 17 at N. Dodge HyVee. Rotarians and families are welcome to volunteer.
Rtn. Barb Thomas updated the club on her health concerns. Her cancer treatment was successful, and she has been declared cancer free!
Rtn. Barb Thomas invited club members to join her in sponsoring local families through United Way’s Holiday Adopt A Family gift drive.
Rtn. John Gross announced the annual Toys for Tots toy collection for Salvation Army. Cash donations will be accepted next week and the week following. Toys will be purchased from the Iowa Children’s Museum at a steep discount.
Rtn. Mark Priest announced that the Rotary Kerber-Brown Heartsafe committee met last night for updates and a presentation. This week is Heart Safe Week in Johnson County and this month has been designated as Human Rights Month in Johnson County.
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Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Co-Secretary - Member Processing
Secretary for the Board of Directors
Board Member 2020-2023
Board Member 2020-2023
Board Member 2021-2024
Board Member 2021-2024
Board Member 2022-2025
Board Member 2022-2025
Membership Chair
Public Relations
Rotary Foundation (Chair)
Rotary Foundation (Co-Chair)
Grants Chair
Other Committee Chairs
See full listing:  Committees 
Karyl Bohnsack
Dec 08, 2022 12:00 PM
Workforce Development Updates With the Greater Iowa City Area HBA
Allie Eversoll
Dec 15, 2022 12:00 PM
Supporting Local Cancer Patients: Hope Lodge
NO MEETING - Merry Christmas!
Dec 22, 2022 12:00 PM
NO MEETING - Merry Christmas!
Social Gathering
Dec 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Celebrating A Great Year and Each Other!
Paula Duve
Jan 05, 2023 12:00 PM
The Rehabilitation Route To Returning To Drive
Ryan Dickson
Jan 19, 2023 12:00 PM
988 Expansion: Improving Access To Mental Health Care
Kelli Schneider
Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM
Cryptocurrency: How It Can Benefit the Non-Profit Community
Past Pres. Usha Balakrishnan and Pres. Ryan Bell
Feb 09, 2023 12:00 PM
Community Leadership Pipelines
Marguerite Oetting
Feb 16, 2023 12:00 PM
Iowa City's School-Based Health Clinics For Kids
Rachel Rockwell and RaQuishia Harrington
Feb 23, 2023 12:00 PM
Diversity in Musicality
Cady Gerlach
Mar 02, 2023 12:00 PM
Better Together 2030: All In Vision

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