Iowa City Noon Rotary

Iowa City Noon Rotary 100th Anniversary & Raffle
Linda Farkas and Jody Braverman encouraged every Rotarian to sell raffle tickets for a 2015 Toyota Highlander SUV to support the celebration of the Iowa City Noon Rotary 100th anniversary. Raffle tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100. Net proceeds will benefit the Coralville Public Library, the Iowa City Public Library, the North Liberty Community Library, and   projects/programs of Iowa City Noon Rotary. Jody reminded Rotarians that raffle tickets are classified as gambling in Iowa and as such are not a tax-deductible donation. Each Rotarian was given an opportunity to sign-out a packet with tickets to sell. Please contact Jody Braverman for additional details -- 319/631-0416 or <>
Rotary Social on July 2nd
The Thursday Noon Rotary meeting on July 2nd will be an evening social.  Anna Moyers Stone invited all Rotarians and their families to club Rotary social to be held at the University Club on July 2, 2015, 4:30 – 6:30 P.M. There will be no Thursday noon meeting.  The pool will be open and available for Rotarians and guests; Club secretary Eleanor McClelland’s retirement will be celebrated.  RSVP to help plan for food—email how many will attend in your party to
Hancher Construction Update
Rotarian Chuck Swanson introduced members of the Hancher construction team to provide an update with pictures of the construction.  Mitch Hirsch, the design architect with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, showed pictures of how this one of its kind piece of architecture reflects the setting near the Iowa River.  Kim Zwald with Mortenson Construction provided a time-lapse yearlong overview of construction and Dan Thies with OPN of Cedar Rapids provided an overview of the challenges in managing a project of this scale and complexity.
June 8 – Ronald McDonald House Golf Outing
June 14 -- FAMSCO workday is scheduled beginning at noon to sort and load supplies as the
                 current warehouse space needs to be vacated.
June 18 -- Salvation Army Bell-Ringers Committee will meet on June 18th at 11 A.M. prior to the
                 Noon Rotary meeting
June 28 -- FAMSCO workday is scheduled beginning at noon to sort and load supplies as the
                 current warehouse space needs to be vacated.
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union
Singing:  Bob Crane with Doris Preucil on the piano led the singing of America the Beautiful and Vive le Rotary.
Sean McIntyre handed out Rotary themed books and magazines to interested Rotarians as he works to clear out the Rotary office in preparation for moving to a new location.
Guests and Visiting Rotarians
Steve Conklin introduced Visiting Rotarians Carol Lovell (Martinsville VA Uptown Club), Dennis Jordan (Cedar Rapids Downtown Club), Vicki Struzynski-Olson (Coralville Rotary Club), Devin von Holzstein (CR Metro Rotary Club North) and Myrene Hoover (Iowa City A.M. Club) as well as guests Lori Cassady and Shannon Yost (Mark Pries), Patty McCarthy (Susan Craig), Casey Kidwell (Steve Quigley), Alison Galstad and Jennie Garner (Jody Braverman), Jan Lawler (Bryan Lawler), Byron Watson (Chuck Skaugstad), Gregorio Sanchez Cortes (Christine Catney
Jerry Flaegel (Urbandale Noon Rotary), Jody Braverman, Ann Parker, Steve Schomberg, John Fraser, Gary Pacha, John Culshaw, Tim Walch, Linda Farkas (100th Anniversary Committee)
Program: Tom Cilek; Attendance: Nancy Droll; Greeters: June 11 – Steve Quigley and Christopher Kolker, June 18 – Pat Collins and Angela Villhauer, and June 25 – Brad Baldes and Sean McIntryre