Jessica Pape and Wendy Scardino
We celebrate the recognition given to Jessica and Wendy in being selected as Rising Stars in Dubuque.
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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)
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!!!
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 @firstname.lastname@example.org , Steve Geisz at email@example.com , or Scott Schneider firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andy Blakenbaker reached into is sock drawer to find his Rotary Flag from his visit to Palm Springs, CA Club. THANKS ANDY!
- 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.
FINAL THOUGHT – “THE TRAGEDY IN LIFE DOESN’T LIE IN NOT REACHING YOUR GOAL. THE TRAGEDY LIES IN HAVING NO GOAL TO REACH. “ – BENGJAMIN MAYS
Stephen L. Geisz
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