Recap from the Dec. 11, 2023 Meeting.
Meeting run by: President- Megan Francis
Thought of the day: Lindsey Phillips
Online Participation: We continue to offer a hybrid meeting each week. Members are invited to attend via Zoom or watch the recorded presentation anytime.
Joining us online: Mike Wedell, Carol Webb, and Rob Yant
Happy News/Announcements:  All Happy News funds go towards our scholarship awards.
Megan challenges every member to share happy news in December to boost our scholarship fund.
Naomi DeWinter- Phi Theta Kappa honor society raised funds for the United Way Kids First Fund at the MCC Drama production of Almost, Maine. Mike Ruby- Mike received a $1,000 donation to the Rotary Club of Muscatine and a $1,000 donation to the Rotary Foundation from Norma Lewis, wife of long-time Rotarian Charlie Lewis. Diana Gradert- Welcomed new grandbaby late Monday night. Alex Lambert- Happy he had cash on hand to contribute to the scholarship fund today. Mark Roberts- Please take an MPW calendar. Mark reminds everyone to consider donating to the Rotary Foundation in annual giving. A monthly ACH can be established to make donating easy.
Club News:
  • Follow the Rotary Club of Muscatine’s Facebook page, @MuscatineRotaryClub.
  • ACH forms are available for easy dues payment.
  • Red Kettle Ring off- Rotary vs. Kiwanis- December 15th, 9 am-7 pm at Farm and Fleet. We will have the new One Tap donation station. We have spots available at 10 am, 4 pm, 5 pm, and 6 pm. Email to sign up.
Red Kettle Ring Off Schedule:
9am                             10am              
Sal LoBianco              Diana Gradert            
Jim Stein                     _____________         
11am                           12pm
Megan Francis            Megan Francis
Marc Hines                 Marc Hines
1 pm                            2 pm               
Jessica Pfab                 Steve Sneider 
Monica Koekle           Naomi DeWinter
3 pm                            4 pm
Mike Ruby                  Mark Roberts
Holly Peterson            ___________
5 pm                            6pm
Mark Roberts              _____________
____________            _____________
2024 planning and scholarship discussion.
Upcoming Meetings- December 18- Trinity Muscatine Foundation, December 25 & January 1- No Meeting. January 8- Master Gardener’s, January 15- United Way Reading Mentors