Week of Oct. 31, 2022

Prayer: Staci Ackerson

Quote of the Week: Kay Winkelman


Secretary's Report: None

Treasurer's Report: None

Honors and Illnesses: 
  • Jim Smith is moving to 9th St Chautauqua.
  • Chris Garden's daughter, Jacie, is having gallbladder surgery
  • Dean Stewart had a successful procedure on his neck and is doing very well
  • Ann's mom, Jean Troge, had a fall and broke her leg
  • Randy shared that former member Dan Cox has been selected as District Governor Nominee for District 5610

  • New Fundraising Ideas-  The Fundraising Committee met and is looking into several new fundraisers including a Poker and Bing Event (Feb. 2023), ice melt guessing contest, and a drive-through pork dinner (Fall 2023). The radio auction committee is also talking with Central Preschool about a possible partnership.  The next meeting will be Nov. 17 at noon at the Elks if you would like to help with these new projects.

  • District Grant Award - Dennis shared that the Club received the $5,000 District Grant to pay for the Main Street banners.

  • Holiday Bell Ringing - Save the Date Sat. Dec. 3 - The Club will once again ring the bell for the Salvation Army at Hy-Vee on Dec. 3.  Mark your calendar and join us for this holiday tradition.

    Bell Ringing Signup Sheet

  • Meal Signup - We are continuing to ask our members to sign up for meals each week to help us control food waste and membership costs.  The weekly menus are also shown.
  • Interactive Zoom Meeting - We are excited to finally have our new Owl meeting device along with a new projector, laptop and screen to take our in-person and virtual meetings to the next level.

    Remember we will start the Zoom meeting about 12:20pm to allow time for everyone to eat.

    Join Noon Zoom Meeting
    Meeting ID:876 0955 2142
    Passcode: Rotary5649

Fun & Frolic: Kay charged members a $1 for the Vikings win. Anyone who wore a costume to the meeting was exempt.
Program: This week's program was presented by Jessica Gintz from the Satellite Club. She gave an update on their projects. The car showed netted $2,650.  They are now working on the 2nd annual Santa's Shining Lights show that will kick of Nov. 26. The group reports the Easter Egg Hunt may have run its course now that other community hunts are happening again. They would like input from the Club before letting the event go.
Upcoming Programs
  • Dec. 19 - Charles City High School Rhymes with Orange vocal group
Next Week's Meeting Assignments:
* Reminder: If you are not able to attend, please find someone to fill in for your assignment. *



Charles City Rotary Club
P.O. Box 761
Charles City, IA 50616


Charles City Rotary (Noon) Group
(private group for members & family)
Charles City Satellite Rotary Club Group
(private group for members & family)

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Sue Ayers
November 1
Ralph Smith
November 2
Kenneth Sheckler
November 9
Robert Moen
November 26
Tami Vetter
William Vetter
November 10
Bob Steenson
Deb Steenson
November 17
John Ebert
November 17
William Frye
Carol Frye
November 26
Bill Feller
Peggy Feller
November 29
Join Date
Ann Troge
November 1, 1992
30 years
Ralph Smith
November 1, 1976
46 years
Paul Burnham
November 2, 2015
7 years
Tami Vetter
November 3, 2008
14 years
Bill Feller
November 5, 2007
15 years
Robert Moen
November 15, 2021
1 year
Veronica Litterer
November 19, 2007
15 years
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Rotary Foundation
Term Ending 2023
Ann Troge
Jessie Sindlinger
Term Ending 2024
Matt Bradley
Term Ending 2025
Bill Feller

Upcoming Events
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Nov 07, 2022 12:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Nov 14, 2022 12:00 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Nov 15, 2022 6:30 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Nov 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Elks Lodge
Nov 21, 2022 11:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Nov 28, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotary International
District 5970
Rotary Foundation
Our Paul Harris Fellows
Our Past Presidents
Our Past Secretaries
Club News
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