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Steve Quigley
2018-19 Club President

We meet Thursdays at 12:00pm

Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center
2525 N Dodge St
Iowa City, IA  52245
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IC Noon Rotary Stories
Our Meeting was called to order by President- Elect Jim Conard.
 
Announcements:
 
President-Elect Jim Conard announced that the club is looking for a new meeting location, as the Clarion has decided not to renew our contract. Any club members with thoughts on meeting space should let him or Pres. Quigley know. The committee that worked on this last time will be working together again.
 
Rtn. Eric Weiler announced that the Rotary Foundation grants will be opening again soon.
 
Rtn. Patty Roberts announced that the Doris Preucil Women’s Build for Habitat for Humanity has been a success.
 
Rtn. Verne Folkman recognized Rtn. Bruce Teague as a Paul Harris Fellow +1.
 
Goat Rider: Patty McCarthy
 
Our Meeting was called to order by President Steve Quigley.
 
 
Announcements:
 
Rtn. Brianna Wills, announced that the International Scholarship deadline is April 15th. $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to two college age students to contribute to international understanding through study and travel abroad by outstanding students. The students selected should have enough maturity to gain an understanding of the culture in which the students will be living and have the ability to convey knowledge and understanding of the United States to the individuals with whom they come in contact. The scholarships are limited to those nations that have Rotary clubs. Please share this information! For more info: https://www.iowacitynoonrotary.org/page/club-projects-international-scholarships
 
Rtn. Christina Kimerle announced Fore the Families Golf Outing, supporting the Ronald McDonald House is approaching on June 3rd. Your $150 golf registration provides fresh fruits and veggies to the House for one week. The team level of $600 pays for 1 family to stay at the Ronald McDonald House for one week, please support and register, as we expect this golfing event will sell out.
Rtn. Christine Catney announced the results our annual trip organized by our club to perform various tasks with our Rotarian partners in Xicotepec, Mexico. Project teams traveled to Xicotepec over Spring Break and completed work including:  building new classrooms, rehabilitating playground equipment, providing medical consultations, providing dental care and more.
Rtn. Eric Weiler with the Rotary Community Service Grants announced the committee is accepting grant requests that align the Rotary Foundation’s mission (improve health, support education, alleviate poverty) and have Rotarian involvement. Recently funded projects include the Bird House Hospice outdoor improvements and downtown bicycle racks. The maximum request is $5,000, and our club matches these funds one to one. If interested, please email a project description, including the benefit to the community and needed Rotarian involvement with the budget to eweiler@kirkwood.edu by April 19th. The Rotary Board will select one project at their April 23 meeting. The Committee will provide guidance and endorse the project to help you write the grant due by June 1st.
 
Rtn. John Kenyon presented the club with a flag from the Paducah, Kentucky Rotary Club
 
Rtn. Verne Folkmann recognized Rtn. Aaron Schaefer as Paul Harris +1 ($1000 giving level) Verne also mentioned the Golf Committee is looking for sponsors of $500 - $10,000 or you may sponsor wine.
 
Goat Rider: Rtn. Tracy Hightshoe was the club’s goat rider today.
 
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