Iowa City Noon Rotary

Faith Academy in second year of serving needy students
Jeff Disterhoft shared how Faith Academy is combining education and faith to provide a school experience for at-risk children in the Iowa City area.  Faith Academy grew out of the work of the SPOT afterschool programming sponsored by Parkview Church .  See website for more information.
April 15 -- Outbound Rotary Scholarships applications for the 2015-2016 academic year are
        due April 15th. Applications and additional information may be obtained at or by contacting Gene Wandling (319-351-1776 Ext 301).
April 16-18 – Rotary District 6000 100th Conferences: Celebrating Youth
June 8 – Ronald McDonald House Golf Outing
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union
Moment of Silence for The Rev. Robert Holzhammer, president of the Iowa City Rotary Club on the ocassion of its 50th anniversary, who died this week. 
Singing:  Bob Crane with Jim Conard on the piano led the singing of America the Beautiful and Vive le Rotary.
  • Andre Perry encouraged everyone to find something for themselves at the up-coming Mission Creek Festival.
  • Mel Schlachter asked for a show of interest in the annual paddle-canoeing event.
  • Tim Terry urged Rotarians to contact legislators to urge action on education legislation.
  • Sean McIntyre asked Rotarians to review the committee chairs list for corrections.
  • Anne Schuchert (Pete Wallace’s granddaughter) invited Rotarins to the Iowa Miles of Smiles Concert event at West High on March 29th, 6 pm, $10 and a student artwork auction. Herb and Janice Wilson will match all ticket sells.
Goat Rider
After retiing from ACT, Kathy Jacobs shared her new commitments with the ACT Foundation, the Free Medical Clinic and the Agudas Achim Synagoge.  Welcome Kathy!
Rotary Make Ups
Thais Winkleblack, Usha Balakrishnan, Tom Cook, Herb Wilson, Janice Wilson (The Rotary PETS -- Presidents Elect Training Seminar), JodyBraverman, Thais Winkleblack, Sean McIntyre, Michael Schmitz, Jody Braverman (Meeting on membership forms/process 3/24/15), Bruce Kout, Thais Winkleblack, Jody Braverman, Usha Balakrishnan, Scott Fisher, Linda Farkas, Bryan Lawler, Mike McKay, Margaret Reese, Sean McIntyre, Michael Schmitz (Iowa City Noon Rotary board meeting 3/24/15), Jody Braverman (Mesa (AZ) West Rotary 3/26/15)
Guests and Visiting Rotarians
Dave Davis introduced Paul Weller and Andre Perry (Usha Balakrishnan), Anna Schuchert (Peter Wallace), Erica Hach (Curt Heideman), Casey Kidwell (Steve Quigley), LaShonda Kennedy (Bruce Kout),  Doug Fern (Jeff Distterhoft), Jeroen Corver and Brad Schooler (Maggie Mowery), Mary Lea Kruse (Dick)
Program: Tom Cilek; Attendance: Nancy Droll; Greeters: April 2 - Rod Lehnertz and Barbara Thomas, April 9 -- John Fraser and Anna Moyers Stone, April 16 -- Tom Markus and Aaron Schaefer, April 23 -- Mark Nolte and Kristin Reynolds, April 30 -- Russ Schmeiser and Chuck Traw