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Shout Out

Jessica Pape and Wendy Scardino

We celebrate the recognition given to Jessica and Wendy in being selected as Rising Stars in Dubuque.

Have a SHOUT OUT you wish to share?
Send submissions to Craig Beytien at Photos are requested if possible!


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Bylaws and Committee Guidelines / Procedures

The Dubuque Rotary is governed by Bylaws which have been approved by our membership. The link to the bylaws is below. In addition, you will find links to procedures/guidelines for some of the committees in our club. Additional guidelines/procedures will be added in the future as they are created.

Dubuque Rotary Bylaws
(adopted by club vote 05-20-14)

Beneficiary Selection Guidelines

Fun & Frolic Guidelines

Invocation Guidelines

Member Minute Guidelines

Annual Rotary Roadside Cleanup

The Annual Rotary Roadside Cleanup will be on Saturday, September 27th at 9am on Hwy 52 in St. Donatus, IA near Lombardi's. The cleanup should only take an hour or two if many hands are there to help. The Roadside Cleanup is a commitment that our club has made to the State of Iowa to keep our highways clean and it a great opportunity to show how Rotarian's show Service Above Self.

Craig Beytien's Pass the Gavel Roast

Watch the short movie "Super Shot Saturday," and learn how Rotary Club promotes childhood immunization in our community and partnering with the Visiting Nurses Association and Unity Point Health - Finley Hospital.

Dubuque, Iowa's Annual ARC Games (previously known variously as the "Corporate Games, Business Olympics, etc.") has grown to become an all out festival of silly fun but all for a good cause, Area Residential Care. This hilarious 4 minute video highlights the Rotary Club of Dubuque's involvement in this fund-raising event.

Two musical performers in one meeting: Gareth Johnson, the spectacularly talented concert violinist performing on behalf of the Dubuque Arts Council, and the Dubuque Chorale performing selections from their concert celebrating the legacy of the British Isles and the people from which had a significant hand in settling the Dubuque area.


The Dubuque Rotary's weekly meeting is:

Next Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Noon

Meetings are held at:
Dubuque Golf & Country Club
1800 Randall Place
Dubuque, IA 52003

Click Here for a calendar of upcoming Rotary Meetings.
Click Here for a calendar of upcoming Rotary Events.

Recent Meeting News

Rotary Rambler – September 16 2014 Submitted by Steve Geisz President-Elect

Guests and Visiting Rotarians – Tammy Nadermann from U S Bank was introduced by Rotarian Tamra Binder.  Welcome!  Also a HUGE WELCOME BACK  to Marc Pichik visiting us from Texas and Vicki Bechen who has been recovering.  Great to see you both!

Club Announcements

  1. An Iowa fellowship group of Rotary recreational vehicle owner/operators is camping in the Dubuque area next week and would like to meet with local Rotarians. There is a 2 hour dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Dubuque. Meeting at 5:30pm on Wed 24 Sept in the Ice Harbor between the River Museum and the Mississippi River at 500 E 3rd St. Sail @6pm. Cost $52.50. Advance reservations by credit card by Mon the 21st of September at 563-583-8093.

  2. Grand Opera house has two openings for upcoming shows at Thanksgiving time.  Andrea Beacham has the list and can get you signed up right away.  Remember our beer and wine sales at the Grand go to help support our humanitarian efforts of our club.

  3. The Marion East Rotary club is sponsoring a Polio Promise Signature Event on October 23 at the Lowe Park Arts and Entertainment Center.  For more information you can call 319-431-2755.  All ticket proceeds go directly towards POLIO ERADICATION!!!

  4. Pat Udzeilak announced that the Hempstead Interact club is looking for Backpack donations for those in need at Hempstead High School.  Anyone interested in donating a back pack can contact Pat Uzdzeilak , Steve Geisz at , or Scott Schneider

  5.  Andy Blakenbaker reached into is sock drawer to find his Rotary Flag from his visit to Palm Springs, CA Club.  THANKS ANDY!

  6. Jim Schilling brought the club an amazing opportunity which he will again announce at next week’s meeting and allow those interested to sign up.  John Deere Dubuque will be offering a tour of their facility for interested Rotarians.  More to come next week!!

RED BADGE ANNOUNCEMENTS – A big congratulations to Neal Rowles, Jessica Pape and Emily Mccready on retirement of their Red Badge!  Craig Beytein our new Red Badge Coordinator made is magic hat presentation.  Thank you Craig and thank to Neal, Emily and Jessica on their hard work. 

RAFFLE – In addition to the 61.00 dollars made by Terri Raymond and Barbara Barker we also made an additional 80.00 on a donated 4 some at Thunder Hills from the Rotary Club’s golf outing.  Thank you Loras Bleile for the auction and Andy Blankenbaker for the donation of the foursome.

MEMBERSHIP WELFARE- Walt Kirkman is doing fine along with Bob Rudzianski who is recovering from a hernia.  I am sure they appreciate all of your thoughts and prayers for their speedy recovery.

PROGRAM- Melissa Palfrey, Vice President of Marketing and Communications brought to us an exciting NEW program through the Chamber of Commerce called YEA(Young Entrepreneurs Academy).  This program is available to students from 6th to 12th grade.  Please check out the Chambers website for more information on this program. 


Stephen L. Geisz
General Manager
Grand Harbor Resort and Water park


Rotary Club of Dubuque • PO Box 813 • Dubuque IA 52004-0813