Week of January 16, 2023

Guests: None

Secretary's Report: None

Treasurer's Report: None
Honors and Illnesses: None

  • Satellite Club will meet TONIGHT (Tue. 1/24) at 6:30 pm at The Pub.  They are working on plans for the car show and anyone interested in helping is encouraged to attend.
  • Fundraising Committee meets Thursday - join us at Noon at the Elks to talk WinterFest and fundraising
  • 13th Annual Rotary Radio Auction is Sat. Feb. 4!

    Auction items need to be dropped off to Tammy at Circle K Communications as they are collected.

    Help spread the word - Like and share the Facebook page and find the full list of items at our Club website

    Rotary Radio Auction Facebook Page

    Rotary Radio Action - Website

  • WinterFest (new Soupfest) is coming Feb. 25!  Save the dateWe will need lots of hands to help serve soup and sliders and long other activities. More details coming soon!

  • Trivia Team Wanted! The Charles City Middle School 8th graders are once again hosting a trivia event.  The event is on March 4 at 7pm. Tables of 6 are available. See Linda if you would like to be part of a team with our Club!

    See event details here

  • Distracted Driving Bill (Senate File 60) -  Peter and Joann Bengtson have been in Des Moines lobbying for new legislation on distracted driving. 

    This new bill would ban all cell phone use while driving except for the one-touch it takes to answer or end a phone call. All other phone use would have to be hands-free, with some exceptions for certain professions and vehicles.

  • Foundation Matching is Available during Rotary Rush in January!  The District has a generous donor offering matching points to help Rotrains achieve their first Paul Harris or next-level Paul Harris recognition.  CLICK HERE to access complete details.

  • 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 - 

    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

Prayer: Jessie Schultz

Quote of the Week: Ron James
Fun & Frolic: Steve Diers
Program: This week's program was by presented by Jennifer Lantz director of the Foster Grand Parent Program. The local office administers the program in a 4 county area. Volunteers 55+ are placed in classrooms and daycares to provide student support. Volunteers who meet income guidelines are paid a stipend through the Americorps Seniors program.  They are always looking for more grandparents.  Learn more below.

Foster Grandparent Program Website
Upcoming Programs
  • Jan. 30- Cheri Schafer and Kathy Crooks, Salvation Army
  • Feb. 6 - Deputy Luke Chatfield & the K9 dog Sirius
  • Feb. 20 - Jeff Sisson
Next 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
Steven Diers
January 7
Julie Taylor
January 12
Tami Vetter
January 24
Mark Wicks
January 29
Randy Heitz
January 29
Join Date
Matt Bradley
January 6, 2020
3 years
Scott Soifer
January 9, 2006
17 years
Kay Winkelman
January 11, 2011
12 years
Thomas Barnard
January 18, 2017
6 years
Chris Garden
January 28, 2008
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
Jan 30, 2023 12:00 PM
Weekly Meeting
Charles City Elks Lodge
Feb 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Feb 07, 2023 6:30 PM
Satellite Club Meeting
Feb 21, 2023 6:30 PM
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Club Website
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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