Program for May 9, 2016: And the recipients are...Muscatine Rotary Scholars!!
Invocation: Alan Ostergren
Club News and Happy News: Guests today were C.J. Ryan, Roger Lande and Jan Touney of the North Scott Rotary. Cath Hahn noted that 3 applicants have applied for RYLA this year.  Next week will be the Senior Scholarship Lunch with a different format. Please provide your feedback to a board member. Kim Warren has agreed to being our new treasurer. In happy news: Erika Cox told us we can get a free refillable water bottle at the MPW offices, Todd Poci is very happy having his DNA tested, his daughter being in a special Orchestra Concert, attending the QC Ballet and excited about the upcoming Bar B Q picnic!  Mary Wildermuth had a great time at the North Carolina Beach wedding and is looking forward to the "Our Town" segment on Channel 6 at 5 on May 5th. Alan Ostergren is happy that the Juvenile Justice Reform Legislation passed. Karen Diercks is happy that 3 proms were held this past weekend with no accidents!!Caitlyn Ryan is happy for her 8 year old and that she survived the event with her 11 month old in tow. Diana Broderson is noted that April was Prevent Child Abuse Month and that Coffee with the Mayor was successful!!
Program: Ardyth Slight presented a program on Scams!!  Scams come in all shapes, sizes and formats including Twitter, Facebook, your phone, your bank account and your email. Sophistication describes the means persons go to to bilk you!! Community and communication are key to surviving these experiences. Having a trusted friend to share the experience with and saying no or buying time are key. If nothing else contact your local law enforcement who are here to help you.  These type of people are very do not hesitate to hang up if you are talking to them.  If you are the subject of a scam reach out to the bank and get your account numbers changed.  Get help and stop talking to them are key!!