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May 17, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Her experience as Miss Eastern Iowa 2018

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. 

May 21, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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May 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
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In Honor of Memorial Day

No Noon Meeting on Monday, May 28, 2018.

May 28, 2018
 
May 28, 2018
 

Fundraising Presentation

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

Jun 04, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Fiscal Responsibility and State of Iowa Finances

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.

Jun 11, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Joint Rotary Clubs' Fundraising Event in August 2018

The Rotary Club of Davenport Fundraising Committee will be giving a follow-up presentation about the upcoming Joint Rotary Clubs' Fundraising Event, scheduled for August of 2018, which will benefit "The Miracle Field of the Quad Cities." Printed handouts will also be provided at this meeting.

For more information pertaining to The Miracle Field of the Quad Cities, please click the following link: http://www.cfgrb.org/donors/our-funds/miracle-field-of-the-quad-cities.html

Jun 18, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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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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What Family Resources Has to Offer

Robert G. Stone, from Family Resources, Inc., will be giving a presentation on, "What Family Resouces Has to Offer."

Robert is a native to the Quad Cities, growing up in East Moline and graduating from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana. In his career of Social Work, he has worked mostly in Child Welfare, licensing foster homes and in direct service as a case worker.  At present, he is the Volunteer Coordinator for Survivor Services at Family Resources. In his personal life, Robert has a strong background in both vocal and instrumental music.

 

Family Resources — A "SAFE" Place for Women, Children and Families

Social Services ▪ Advocacy ▪ Family Restoration ▪ Education

Our Mission:

To strengthen children, families, and individuals by providing quality services that engage community resources to create effective solutions.

 

Jul 16, 2018
 
 
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Jul 20, 2018
10:00 AM – 1:00 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
 
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Location @ The BettPlex, 4850 BettPlex Drive, Bettendorf, IA

Join us for our Noon Monday Meeting on August 27, 2018, at The BettPlex (a/k/a TBK Bank Sports Complex) for a Tour and Lunch Buffet.

 

Aug 27, 2018 12:00 PM
 
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Aug 27, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 

No Noon Meeting on Monday, September 3, 2018.

Sep 03, 2018
 

Sep 10, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Sep 10, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
 
Sep 17, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
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Palmer College - Its Role in the Community

Barbara Melbourne, Vice Chancellor for Advancement at Palmer College of Chiropractic will give a presentation on, "Palmer College - Its Role in the Community - Past, Present and Future."

Biography – Barbara Melbourne, J.D., Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement, was named Palmer’s vice chancellor for institutional advancement in November 2016. She’s responsible for providing leadership in the strategic planning and execution of College programs and initiatives related to alumni relations and fundraising. She previously served as vice president for development at the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. Along with her experience at the foundation, Melbourne brings with her more than three decades of experience, including more than 21 years of planned- and major-gift experience in higher education and social services, including previous work at Augustana College, UCLA and Penn State University. She holds a juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.

Sep 24, 2018
 
Sep 24, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Oct 01, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Oct 08, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
 
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YMCA Update

Rotary Club of Davenport Member Brad Martell will provide our club with an YMCA update.

Oct 22, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Oct 29, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Nov 05, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM