Week of July 11, 2022

Prayer: Chuck Souder

Quote of the Week: John Ebert


Secretary's Report: None
Treasurer's Report: None
Honors and Illnesses: 
  • Sympathies to the family and friends of James Grob. James was a reporter at the Charles City Press and active in the community theatre. He was able to see his works performed by the community theatre group just before his passing.

  • Car Show Wrap Up - Thanks to all who helped make the car show a terrific event! There were over 120 vehicles and a great crowd. Financial update to come.
    Dennis and Chris are hosting a Car Show Celebration Pizza Party at the Comet Bowl Thursday, July14, 6pm. Please let Chris know if you can make it for an approximate headcount.

  • Friends Garden Work Day - Tue. July 19 at 5pm  - It's time for the next work day at the Friends Garden trailhead! We will be cleaning up and weeding ahead of RAGBRAI's visit since this will be a main checkpoint for riders.  Volunteers should meet at the park located next to the Legion Hall at Highway 14. Signup here so we have a headcount:

    Friends Garden Cleanup

  • Parking Lot Clean Up - Thurs. July 21 at 5:15 pm It’s time to do a parking lot clean up before RAGBRAI. We will clean the parking lot at the Senior Center on Thursday, July 21 at 5:15pm.  Bring brooms and scoop shovels or leaf blowers if you have them. It shouldn’t take long!
  • Lion's Field Mulch - Mon. July 25 at 5:15 pm - The play area at Lion's Field is due to have fresh mulch. The City has provided mulch and Chris has generously taken time to move the piles with his equipment. We now just need a team with rakes to spread the mulch. Meet at 5:15pm and bring rakes.  Please signup so we have a headcount.

    Lion's Filed Much Signup Sheet

  • Board Meeting - July 18 at 11am
    Join us in person at the Elks or via Zoom

    Join Zoom Board Meeting
    Meeting ID: 899 4264 5402
    Passcode: Rotary5649

  • Weekly Meeting Zoom Link - Remember we will start the 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 called for $1 from each member in honor of the successful car show
Program: This week's program was a RAGBRAI update presented by Phoebe Pitman and Amy Assink.
Here are some info links you might want to know:


Upcoming Programs
  • July 18 - Author Linda Betsinger McCann new book on Prisoner of War Camps in Iowa, which includes the Wildwood site. 
  • July 25 - Angie Perez, United Way Shoe Drive and National Night Out
New Week 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
Floyd County Medical Center
July 1
Alan Powell
July 5
Cathy Rottinghaus
July 9
Keith Starr
July 25
Gene Parson
Connie Parson
July 3
Veronica Litterer
Josh Litterer
July 3
Staci Ackerson
Stacy Ackerson
July 5
Mark Wicks
Lisa Wicks
July 17
Ralph Smith
Ruth Smith
July 26
Matt Bradley
Danielle Bradley
July 27
Sue Ayers
David Ayers
July 27
Join Date
Dennis Donovan
July 1, 1995
27 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
Jul 18, 2022 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Elks Lodge
Jul 18, 2022 11:00 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Jul 19, 2022 6:30 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Jul 25, 2022 12:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Aug 01, 2022 12:00 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Aug 02, 2022 6:30 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Aug 08, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotary International
District 5970
Rotary Foundation
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Our Past Secretaries
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