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					                               34 Years of Rotary Service
                              They profit most who serve the best
  ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH SCOTT - BULLETIN
Vol. 35 No. 36                  www.northscottrotary.org e-mail NSRotary@aol.com                     April 23 2008


                                     FRIDAY—AT THE STEEPLEGATE

                 John Maxwell - One Year Later
                                    There is room for a subtitle here
                                        And here if you need it

Photo Courtesy of North Scott Press                          ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD

                                                             On April 15th, I was pleased to attend the RYLA,
                                                             held in Camp Dodge, Iowa. It was an extremely
                                                             exciting event for teenagers from different high
                                                             schools all over the district 6000. The students were
                                                             mostly Sophomores, plus Rotary Exchange
                                                             Students, who learned a lot about ‘Rotary’,
                                                             ‘Leadership’ and ‘How to make good choices’. It
                                                             was also a socializing event, where we got involved
                                                             in dynamic activities to know a little bit more about
John’s Confinement Operation in 2007                         each other. The highlights of the day were the
                                                             challenges: we had to figure out how to cross pools
In the Spring of 2007 North Scott Rotarians visited          using specific tools, climb walls and overcome
the newly completed Hog Confinement Operations,              obstacles in fun and tricky tasks. These activities
owned by John Maxwell, just west of Donahue,                 showed us how communication within a group is
Iowa. Since that time the facility has been in full          important to establish order, good results and
operation for about a year                                   leadership. The exchange students were also glad to
                                                             help promote the Rotary Youth Exchange Program
John will share with us the realities of that year.          and talk a little bit about our experiences in the
                                                             United States to the audience. Now, the students
John also a tour operation for area school children,         who were in the RYLA event have the opportunity
and foreign visitors. He will utilize the instructional      of writing an essay and get a chance of winning one
CD’ s and information that he uses in these tours to         of the 3 college scholarships offered for the contest.
give us an insight to his operation.                         It was very worth it: we met new people, we learned
                                                             a lot, and we had a lot of fun.
John also operates a Dairy Farm just north of this
site, which is also part of the tour operation. This
                                                             Arthur Câmara
along with his and his families large farming
operation will be shared at our meeting.                     Rotary Exchange Student USA 2007/2008
                                                                                                               Building with Jail Tours by Sheriff Dennis Conrad, Dick
                           Wilfrid J. Wilkinson, Trenton, Ont. Canada                                          Cole in charge
                            Governor, Rotary District 6000
                                  Diana Reed, West Des Moines                                                  Friday, June 6: Program: Camp Courageous with
                              Ass’t Governor: Jim Stein, Muscatine                                             Charles Becker, Jeff Miller in charge. June Birthday cake
                               Officers, Board of Directors                                                    served.
                                 July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008
                                     President—Scott Kurtz                                                     Thursday, June 12: Board Meeting 7 AM -
                         Vice President, President-Elect—Gary Lynch
                               Vice President—Charles I. Briegel
                                                                                                               Steeplegate
                                   Secretary—Charles Jones                                                     Friday, June 13: Program: Mike Fitzgerald, Iowa State
                       Treasurer—Walter W. and Steven C. Fahrenkrog
                              Sergeant-At-Arms—Dr. Fred Mulch
                                                                                                               Treasurer, arranged by Mary Ellen Chamberlin
                      Past President (Ex-Officio) - Dr. Anita L. Wubbena                                       June 15-18: International convention held in Los
                            Executive Secretary—Dennis Peterson
                                                                                                               Angeles, CA. Register to attend www.rotary2008.com.
DIRECTORS:                                                                                                     Wednesday, June 18: Weekly meeting held at Niabi
(Term expires 6/30/08) ................................................. (Term expires 6/30/09)
John D. Maxwell ..........................................................................Roger Amhof
                                                                                                               Zoo at 5:00 P.M. at the African Exhibit. Families
Jeff L. Miller .................................................................................. Jeff Helms   welcome. More details to follow. Arranged by Mary Ellen
Michael S. Stemlar ................................................................. Dr. Teresa Paper          Chamberlin.
Michael Thavenet ..................................................................... Stephen Suiter
                                                                                                               Friday, June 20: NO MEETING (Wed. this week)
                       Makeup's at nearby Rotary Clubs                                                         Thursday, June 26: Installation of new president,
Monday,  Noon ............................. Clinton, Rastrelli’s Restaurant, Lyons                             Gary Lynch. Details to follow.
Monday,  Noon ..................... Davenport Outing Club, 2109 N. Brady St.
Monday,  12:10 pm............................Muscatine, Muscatine Holiday Inn                                  Friday, June 27 & July 4: No Meetings
Monday,  Noon ......................Moline, Calvary Church of the Quad Cities                                  Friday, July 11: First meeting of new Rotary Year
Monday,  6:00 pm ................. Quad Cities Illinois, 1530 5th Ave, Moline
                                                              RT’s Italian Village
Tuesday, 7:15 am.......River Cities, Brothers Restaurant, Rapids City, IL                                      MAKE-UPS      TURNED IN
Tuesday, noon.................................. Rock Island, QC Botanical Center
Wednesday Noon...................................... Bettendorf, Fortune Garden
Wednesday, Noon................................................. Maquoketa, Eagle’s
                                                                                                               Makeup’s count 2 weeks before or after a meeting. A list
Wednesday, Noon........................ Tipton, Cedar Lanes Red Pin Lounge                                     of makeup opportunities appear elsewhere in this
Wednesday, 4:30 pm........Ridgecrest, 4134 Northwest Blvd, Davenport                                           newsletter. Please be sure to turn them in to Dennis
Wednesday 5:00 pm ......................... Davenport Mini-Meet at Lunardi’s                                   Peterson.
Thursday, 7:00 am ................Iowa Quad Cities, The Lodge, Bettendorf
Thursday, 12:15 pm ......... East Moline, Christ United Methodist Church
                                                                                                               April 4: Jeff Ashcraft: Rotary Eclub
Thursday, Noon .....................Milan, Milan Community Center, Hwy. 67
Friday Noon............................North Scott, Steeplegate Inn, Davenport                                 April 11: Jeff Ashcraft: Rotary Eclub
                                                                                                               April 14: Bill Tubbs: Davenport Rotary Club
ROTARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS                                                                                      April 16: Merle Anderson: Bettendorf Rotary Club
.                                                                                                              April 16: Mini Meet: Gene Hoth, George White, Rob White
Friday, April 25: Program: John Maxwell; Hog
                                                                                                               ASSIGNMENTS
confinement, one year later. Students present from
Davenport North.
                                                                                                               April 23: Mini Meet Host: George White
April 24-26: Annual District 6000 Conference, Sheraton
                                                                                                               April 25: Set up: Jim Smith, Greeters: Roger Amhof &
Hotel, West Des Moines, IA. Register to attend on the                                                          Deb Hughes, Song Leader: Mike Thavenet, Invocation:
District 6000 website, linked to, northscottrotary.org                                                         Steve Powell, Sergeant: Eric Langan
Friday, May 2: Program: Kirk Goodman, Vice                                                                     April 30: Mini Meet Host: Nancy Glawe
President and General Manager, RiverBandits. Arranged                                                          May 2: Set up: Dick Cole, Greeters: Jim Smith & Don
by Jeff Ashcraft. May Birthday Cake served.                                                                    Brandt, Song Leader: Jeff Ashcraft, Invocation: Jim
Thursday, May 8: Board Meeting 7 AM - Steeplegate                                                              Koehler, Sergeant: Kelly Meyer
Friday, May 9: Program: “West End Kid” The story of                                                            May 9: Set up: Don Brandt, Greeters: Gene Hoth & Rick
Dr. John Sunderbruch, as written by his daughter Mary.                                                         Dywiak, Song Leader: Jody Johnston-Mohr, Invocation:
                                                                                                               Rev. Roger Butts, Sergeant: Harlan Meier
Friday, May 16: Youth Day. Bring your graduates/
                                                                                                               May 16: Set up: Lee Ittenbach, Greeters: Bill Puck & Eric
students as guests of the club. Scholarships winners,
                                                                                                               Langan, Song Leader: Kelly Meyer, Invocation: Scott
youth exchange students, RYLA participants honored.
                                                                                                               Case, Sergeant: John Maxwell
Nancy Glawe, Youth Comm. Chair in charge.
                                                                                                               May 23: Set up: Jim Smith, Greeters: Fred Mulch & Jeff
Tuesday, May 20: Spring Sportsmanship Awards                                                                   Miller, Song Leader: Mike Thavenet, Invocation: John
Presented at Davenport North High School 7:00 PM.                                                              Maxwell, Sergeant: Jeff Ashcraft
          (note date change)                                                                                   May 30: OFF SITE: Invocation: Jim Koehler
Friday, May 23: Program: Dr. Curtis Roseman: History
of the Bridges of the Quad Cities, arranged by Mary Ellen
Chamberlin
Friday, May 30: OFF SITE: County Administration
THANK YOU                                               Congratulations!
North Scott Rotarians,                                          Dr. Bradley Burt, of Walcott, Iowa has been
Thank you for the memorial gift for my mother-in-law,
Nellie Scheibe. The money was used to purchase a
                                                        elected president of the non profit Iowa Chiropractic
cross for the crucifer to carry at her church. Your     Society. The organization offers educational pro-
thoughtfulness is appreciated – Thanks again.           grams, products and services. Burt has served on the
                 Carolyn Scheibe                        organization’s board of directors since 2002, and has
                                                        served on the executive committee since 2006


                                                        Current Attendance

                                                        These attendance figurers are as of April 4th 2008.
                                                        If you feel that a make up has been missed contact
                                                        Dennis for help.

                                                        If you have been slipping a bit in your attendance,
                                                        strive to match some of the 100% attenders.
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 LOIS SCHURR; Nursing Volunteer                                     Randy Zobrist gave $20 in honor of his son, whom is
                                                                    preparing to serve with his Marine unit in Afghanistan.
                                                                            Scott Kurtz, president, presided over the business
         65 members and guests learned of all the
                                                                    meeting and was happy to announce that with various
volunteer mission trips that Lois and Bill Schurr from
                                                                    members donations, and raffle money collected, a total of
LeClaire, Iowa have been on and also were the leaders of.
                                                                    $1000 was collected for polio plus. That amount has been
Lois is a registered nurse and has been to the dumps areas
                                                                    matched by the club. A $2000 check has been sent to
of Mexico twelve times to work with Dr. Jose Reyna.
                                                                    D6000 Polio Chairman, Don Goering. The District will
While there, her team moved across a large area,
                                                                    do a matching fund. He will move the money on to
providing help to people in need. One in five children
                                                                    Rotary International where it will be matched again.
dies in this area before the age of five. Her team gives
                                                                            District conference will be held in Des Moines
immunizations, conduct Bible Schools and help
                                                                    April 24-26 at the Sheraton Hotel. Several members will
rebuilding churches. They also help in the dental area,
                                                                    be attending and John Maxwell will “hold” the club
with tooth extraction, fluoride treatments and providing
                                                                    together next Friday in the absence of the officers.
tooth brushes and other dental supplies.
                                                                            Jim Smith collected $37 in fines. He welcomed
         She has also been on nursing teams that have
                                                                    new member Tom, with a dollar fine. Also, welcomed
traveled to Dominican Republic, Haiti and Hurricane
                                                                    home, Merle Anderson for a dollar fine. A few others
Katrina. She works with the Red Cross, organizes free
                                                                    whom had to pay were, Otto for having a new plane, Walt
clinics for the Scott County Farm Bureau and does blood
                                                                    & Steve for the end of tax season, and all Catholics that
pressure checks for the walkers at North Park Mall. Lois
                                                                    were excited to have the Pope in the United States.
has worked as a nurse in a physician’s office, hospital and
                                                                            Guests present at the meeting besides the speaker
as a school nurse.
                                                                    were, Bill Schurr, Jean Schinckel and Hans Christian
         Tom Bylund was inducted as the newest member
                                                                    Rochau, all guests of Jack Schinckel.
of North Scott Rotary. He is currently the host father of
Arthur Souza, our youth exchange student. He was
                                                                    Please note: Attendance for April 11, 2008 was 73 with
invited to join the club by Dennis Peterson. Becky Bray
                                                                    $60 fines collected. Attendance for April 4 was 75, no
gave $30 to the education fund to celebrate 30 years of
                                                                    fines collected
employment with the Scott County Extension Service.