Week of Aug. 15, 2022

Prayer: Paul Burnham

Quote of the Week: Bill Fryer
  • Chuck Souder brought his wife, Dianne, and granddaughter, Lily, to celebrate the Souder's anniversary
  • Bill Frye brought Deb Baker of the Waverly Rotary Club and Jen Wolff who is running for Iowa Senate
  • Darrin Bunston visited the Club after chatting with volunteers at Party in the Park last Friday
Secretary's Report: None

Treasurer's Report: None
Honors and Illnesses: 
  • Chuck and their family celebrated the marriage of their daughter

  • Playground Project Committee - The Club is considering a playground project at Lion's Field. This could be a larger project with the City and Lion's Club. See Chris Garden if you have an interest in helping with this committee. 
  • Scrap Metal Drive - Save the Date for the week of October 3! 
  • New Member Orientation Fireside Chat - Save the Date October 13 -  Details to follow!
  • NIACC is offering a Free coding course. See details here
  • We are continuing to ask our members to sign up for meals each week to help us control food waste and membership costs.  Tabs are available at the bottom of the spreadsheet for the upcoming months. The weekly menus are also shown. Many members have found it easy to sign up for all of the weeks they plan to attend and then remove themselves by Friday if they find their schedule has changed. 
  • Can't make the Noon meeting in person? Join us on Zoom or watch the recording

    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: Bill Feller issues fines to remind members to participate in Charles City fine arts and athletic events as students head back to school.
Program: This week's program was presented by Dr. Anne Lundquist, Superintendent of Charles City Community Schools. Anne shared the District's strategic plan process and focused on the mission, vision and guiding principles that are the basis for the District's goals.  Anne also wants to hear from the community to know what is going well and what the community sees as opportunities for the school.  You can contact Anne via email (, office (641-257-6500) or cell (319-830-0088).

Upcoming Programs
  • Aug 22 - Barbara Prather, Executive Director, Northeast Iowa Food Bank
  • Aug 29 - Summer Catch Up
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
Cheryl Erb
August 1
Linda Klemesrud
August 7
Chris Garden
August 21
Keith Christensen
August 31
Marcie Andrews
Dean Andrews
August 2
Kenneth Sheckler
Ellen Chabot
August 7
Patrick Gebel
August 7
Scott Soifer
Lisa Soifer
August 9
Keith Starr
Joanne Starr
August 13
Chuck Souder
Dianne Souder
August 19
Ryan Parker
Mandi Parker
August 19
Richard Avril
Janet Avril
August 26
Paul Burnham
Anna Burnham
August 29
Cathy Rottinghaus
Clair Rottinghaus
August 31
Join Date
Alan Powell
August 1, 1996
26 years
Jessie Sindlinger
August 19, 2019
3 years
Mike Fisher
August 20, 2018
4 years
Richard Avril
August 22, 2016
6 years
Ron James
August 29, 2017
5 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
Aug 22, 2022 12:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Aug 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Sep 05, 2022 12:00 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Sep 06, 2022 6:30 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Sep 12, 2022 12:00 PM
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For Members - Helpful Links
Rotary International
District 5970
Rotary Foundation
Our Paul Harris Fellows
Our Past Presidents
Our Past Secretaries
Club News
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