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Solar Energy

Ben Keith, Director of Key Accounts at MidAmerican Energy, will share a presentation on "Solar Energy."

Ben Keith was born and raised in the Quad Cities (IL) Area. He currently resides in Davenport, IA, with his wife Kelly and their three year old son, Kaden. Their family is extremely active and enjoy being outside, going out to eat and spending time with friends. Ben has many hobbies and spends most of his free time participating in recreational sports leagues including basketball, soccer, golf, kickball and ski-ball. He is also a member of the Bettendorf, IA Rotary and the Quad Cities Young Professionals Organization.

From a professional perspective, Ben’s current position is the Director of Key Accounts for MidAmerican Energy. He is responsible for a customer service organization designed to assist MidAmerican’s large industrial and commercial customers in Illinois and Iowa. Previously, he was an operations supervisor in Electric Distribution in the Quad City Area. Prior to operations, Ben started his career as a Project Manager and Engineer in High Voltage Engineering where he was responsible for the replacement of existing and development of new transmission lines across MidAmerican’s service territory. Ben graduated from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2008 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is currently licensed as a Professional Engineer in Illinois.

 

 

Jun 25, 2018 12:00 PM
 

No Noon Meeting on Monday, July 2, 2018.

Jul 02, 2018
 
Jul 02, 2018
 
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Passing of the Gavel Ceremony

Annette Horvath will share her goals, as President, for the 2018-19 Rotary year.  Plus, properly thank Jim Wegener for his fantastic year as President.

 

Jul 09, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Jul 09, 2018
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
 
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Scott County Action Team for End of Life Options Act in Iowa

Alice Martin is a retired hospice chaplain, now living and working on a golf course, and being a grandmother to 9 grandchildren.  She is a member of the Scott County Action Team for End of Life Options Act in Iowa.




 

 

 

Jul 23, 2018
 
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Scott County Action Team for End of Life Options Act in Iowa

Libbet Brooke is a retired health educator, having worked in wome's health and with adolescents. She is a Davenport native and has two sons and three grandchildren in the area.

Jul 23, 2018
 
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The Rotary Foundation

Chris Knapp is the current Vice Governor and has served as the Rotary International District 6000 Governor for 2016-2017.  Mr. Knapp will give a presentation reviewing the Rotary Club of Davenport's historical giving to The Rotary Foundation and how the club has used its giving to make the world a better place. The presentation will also have a report on the club's PolioPlus engagement.

Jul 30, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Vera French

Dr. Richard Whitaker began his career in the Quad Cities 24 years ago as a doctoral intern at the historic Marriage and Family Counseling Service in Rock Island, Illinois prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University in 1995. Since that pivotal year, Dr. Whitaker has pursued a career in community mental health, providing therapy services, supervision, and executive administration at community mental health centers in Grand Island, Nebraska (9 years) and Jasper, Indiana (12 years as CFO).  Since January, 2017, Rich has served as the CEO of Vera French Community Mental Health Center in Davenport, Iowa.  Dr. Whitaker also serves as a Governor-appointed  commissioner for the Iowa MHDS Commission, as a board member for the Iowa Association of Community Providers, and as a member of the Eastern Iowa MHDS Regional Advisory Committee.  Rich and Miriam, his wife of 28 years, are the parents of 3 daughters and 1 son and the proud grandparents of 2 highly intelligent and multi-talented granddaughters.  In his spare time, Rich enjoys family time at home, exercising, ultimate Frisbee, vocal performance, and service in the church and community.

Aug 20, 2018
 

No Noon Meeting on Monday, September 3, 2018.

Sep 03, 2018
 
Sep 10, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Sep 17, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Sep 24, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM