Week of June 23, 2023

Pass the Buck Night 2023
Secretary's Report:

Treasurer's Report: 

Guests: Award winners, spouses and friends
  • Sam Soifer Community Service Award is awarded to the citizen who has contributed "Over and Beyond the Call of Duty" in their community life. The 2023 award is presented to Jamie Lewis in recognition and appreciation of his outstanding service to the community and his long-time volunteer work with PAWS.
  • Leo Lidd Vocational Service Award is awarded to the citizen whose business life best exemplifies the Rotary Four-Way Test. The 2023 award is presented to Jim Davis with appreciation for the exceptional and outstanding work he has done in his career and for the community.
  • The Paul Garthwaite Memorial Award (Rotarian of the Year) is awarded to the member who has shown overall dedication and outstanding service to the Club and Rotary throughout the year. President Kay presented this year's award to Jessie Schultz.
  • The President's Award is given to a person who has shown overall dedication and outstanding service to the Club and Rotary throughout the year. President Kay presented this year's award to Jim Coloff for is longtime support of our Club and the Radio Auction.
  • Each year, the Charles City Rotary Club awards $1,000 scholarships for outstanding high school graduating seniors based on their scholastic, extracurricular and community activities and achievements. 2023 Scholarship recipients are: Hannah DeVore, Lilly Luft, and Natalie White.
  • Paul Harris Honors were awarded to the following:
    • Sammy & Jessica Gintz - Paul Harris Fellow awarded by the Club
    • Chery Erb - Paul Harris Fellow
    • Randy Heitz - Paul Harris Plus
    • Linda Klemesrud - Paul Harris Plus 2
    • Dennis Donovan - Paul Harris Plus 3
    • Ron James - Paul Harris Plus 4
    • Keith Christensen - Paul Harris Plus 7
    • Alan Powell - Paul Harris Plus 8

  • No Meeting July 3 in observance of Independence Day
  • Presidential Nominations and Special Board Meeting July 10- Best wishes to Matt Bradley as has accepted a new job that will take him out of Charles City. He will be working with our Club until he leaves in mid-July. However, the Club is now taking nominations for the office of President for 2023-24. The Board will meet at 11:30am on July 10 to review nominations and next steps.
  • Party in the Park Popcorn Sales -  Volunteers are needed to sell popcorn at the remaining Party in the Park events. The next event is June 30. Shifts are 5-7pm or 7-9pm.

    Party in the Park Popcorn Signup

  • Santa's Shine & Show is July 15 - The committee is working hard on this event and will be asking for lots of volunteers for this fun event.

    Car Show 2023 Flyer

    Santa's Shine & Show on Facebook

  • Main Street Survey - Main Street Charles City is seeking additional feedback and input to fine-tune its business recruitment and retention efforts. Take this quick online survey to help!

  • Interactive Zoom Meeting - 
    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

  • Have you signed up for your meals?? We need to have an accurate count to ensure we have enough meals for our members and guests.  We 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 on the sheet. Please be sure to sign up by noon on Fridays!

    Meal Signup Link
Prayer: Alan Powell

Quote of the Week: 

Fun & Frolic: Larry Pump
Program: This week's program was presented by Speaker, Author and Work Life Coach Aaron Putze entitled, “The Joy of Serving.” 
Upcoming Programs
  • June 26 - Pass the Buck Night
  • July 3 - No Meeting in observance of Independence Day
July 10 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
Sam Gintz
June 16
Staci Ackerson
June 22
Tammy Elthon
June 27
Bob Steenson
June 30
Keith Christensen
Dawn Deines-Christensen
June 6
Tammy Elthon
Dan Elthon
June 9
Donald Fluhrer
June 16
Join Date
Chuck Souder
June 1, 1987
36 years
Dawnett Willis
June 1, 2001
22 years
Marcie Andrews
June 17, 2013
10 years
Mark Wicks
June 28, 1999
24 years
Larry Pump
June 30, 2006
17 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
Satellite Club Meeting
Jul 04, 2023 6:30 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Jul 18, 2023 6:30 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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