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We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
The Outing Club
2109 N Brady St.
Davenport, IA  52803
United States
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On September 26th Kenzie Curran of Davenport North & Isabella Vasquez of Davenport West gave an enlightening presentation to the Davenport Rotary Club on their RYLA Experience, from over the summer.  These two talented young women shared how the week at RYLA camp changed, enhanced, and educated their lives. 
Patt Englander, Davenport Rotarian, had the amazing opportunity to be a RYLA counselor.  She also shared what the experience meant to her and encouraged others to get involved.
Left to Right:
Gary Loss, Davenport Rotary President, Kenzie Curran, Isabelle Vasquez, & Patt Englander

The selected group of students from area Davenport High Schools joined The Davenport Rotary Club over the past couple of weeks to be introduced to Rotary and how Rotary is involved in the community as a service organization. 
We will be saying Good Bye & Good Luck to this wonderful and talented group of Young Rotarians on October 3rd at the Noon Meeting.
Thank you Junior Rotarians for joining us and we hope you enjoyed getting an introduction to Rotary and the service Rotary provides in  communities all over the world.
Assumption High School:
Abbey Heinrichs & Liam Robbins
Central High School:
Courtney Hamann & Jade Bullock
Mid-City High School:
Lorenzo Angel
North High School:
Molly Emmert & Anthony DeSalvo
West High School:
Ryan Foss & Oliviya Caruthers


This is our Fall Training event; ONE ROTARY SUMMIT joins together Rotary leaders to exchange ideas on energizing and boosting your clubs growth, service and public interaction.  Rotarians are Leaders!  Engage fresh new thinking and take home hands-on tools to strengthen membership, public image and involvement in Foundation programs.  This is a synergistic learning experience for ALL ROTARIANS!

Wednesday, October 5, in West Liberty at the Community Center from 5:30-9:00 p.m. with a light supper served at 5:30.  This event is FREE but advanced registration is required to plan for food and sufficient seating.

REGISTER BY MONDAY, OCTOBER 3:  If you are already logged in, click on the word "Members" on the left or you can email Carolyn at to register or call 877-976-8279.

Link below is for more information:

West Des Moines are holding their 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Fund Raiser where we have teamed up with WineStyles in West Des Moines.  Tickets are $30/ea (or $40/ea at the door) and provide food (brat, potato salad and dessert) and drink 5 - (4 oz samples).  See attached document. 
Please see details in attached flyer.Documents/en-ca/a3bee48d-a69a-413a-8f0e-032094d47b78/1
Amy Fetters
Rotary Club of West Des Moines 2016-17

How would you like to make a difference in the life of a child?  The Davenport Rotary will, again this year, partner with Davenport Schools for a reading program to help students at Madison Elementary who need our help. Thank you so much to the Rotary members who already participate in this very worthwhile program!  We would love to increase our presence at the school and help even more kids! 
To Participate Follow the Instructions:
1. Complete Davenport Community Schools volunteer application and attach a copy of your driver’s license.  
2. Forms are available from Jessi Lane or the Rotary website:
3. Identify times you are available to help (the teachers are flexible & appreciate any help they can get!)
4. The copy of your driver’s license and application needs to be printed/completed and turned into Davenport Community Schools at 1606 Brady Street, Davenport, IA or you can give it to Jessi Lane at a Rotary Meeting to deliver.
5. You will be notified once your application has been approved….processing normally takes a few weeks. Contact Jessi if you haven’t heard back from anyone.
Special Note: Kim Rollinger is the Reading Specialist at Madison Elementary & will be our primary contact in scheduling times with teachers and students. Kim’s contact information Phone: 563-320-6152  Email:
Questions/Info/Sign-up: Contact Davenport Rotary Member, Jessi Lane at 563-343-7472 or Email:
Your Impact:  Students will have reading assignments & materials – Just bring yourself and be ready to read, listen, & make a positive impact!

Oct 03, 2016
District 6000 Governor-Chris Knapp
District Governor 6000 Club Visit
Oct 10, 2016
Danielle Henry & Mary Jo Andresen-First Midwest
Financial Security & Fraud Prevention
Oct 17, 2016
William Albracht
Military Experience
Oct 24, 2016
Community Grant Presentation
Grant Presentation
Nov 07, 2016
Merle Anderson-North Scott Rotarian
Rotary Global Grant to help God's Mercy Orphanage Center in Kisoro, Uganda.
Nov 14, 2016
Alderman Michael Matson
Special Veteran's Day Tribute
Nov 21, 2016
Miss Iowa-Kelly Koch
Pinky Swear Foundation
Nov 28, 2016
Brock Earnhardt
Rotary Foundation
Jan 09, 2017
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