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Emily Tinsman, a junior music education major at Drake University, is proud to represent this part of the state as Miss Eastern Iowa 2018. Through her year of service, she will travel, perform, and volunteer for a variety of organizations and charities. Emily is especially proud of her connection with Children’s Miracle Network in which she has raised thousands of dollars for. She is proud to represent future and current fine arts teachers as an advocate for a platform known as TEMPOS: Teaching and Encouraging Music Participation in Our Schools. TEMPOS is a movement she created to advocate and fundraise for arts programs in our schools. She’s all about providing musical and artistic opportunities for students and showing them the power of being involved in the arts. She is thrilled to be here and share with you a bit about her journey to Miss Iowa and her passion for arts education. 

Emily Tinsman
May 21, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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May 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
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No Noon Meeting on Monday, May 28, 2018.

NO NOON MEETING
May 28, 2018
 

The Rotary Club of Davenport Fundraising Committee will be giving a presentation on an upcoming Fundraising Event.

Fundraising Committee
Jun 04, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Mary Mosiman has been serving as Iowa’s Auditor of State since May 13, 2013.  Initially appointed by Governor Terry Branstad to fill the unexpired term of her predecessor, she was elected to a full term in the November 2014 general election.

Mary serves the State as the “Taxpayer’s Watchdog” and her Office is responsible for the audits of state agencies, counties, cities, school districts and other governmental subdivisions.  The Office is also required to provide guidelines to CPA firms performing governmental audits, and plays a major role in fraud investigations around the State.

Previously, Mary served for 2 years as a Deputy in the Secretary of State’s Office and 10 years as the elected Story County Auditor.  Mary graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.  She is a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT), the Ames Morning Rotary, and the Ames Chamber of Commerce.

A native of Hubbard, Iowa, Mary values her farm-family background.  She and her husband Dan reside in Ames.  They are the proud parents of four daughters.

Auditor of State Mary Mosiman, CPA
Jun 11, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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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.

 

 

Ben Keith
Jun 25, 2018 12:00 PM
 

No Noon Meeting on Monday, July 2, 2018.

NO NOON MEETING
Jul 02, 2018
 
Jul 02, 2018
 
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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.

 

Annette Horvath & Jim Wegener
Jul 09, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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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.

Chris Knapp, District Rotary Foundation Chair
Jul 30, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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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.

Dr. Richard Whitaker
Aug 20, 2018
 

No Noon Meeting on Monday, September 3, 2018.

NO NOON MEETING
Sep 03, 2018