December 13, 2010

Meeting Location Today:  MCC Little Theatre 

Program for Today: Holiday Cheer with the Muscatine Community College Singers

December 6, 2010 Seniors: Cameron Marks, Elizabeth McKillip, James Luth, Cynthia Machael, Kylie Meyer, Nick Mussehl, Cole Miller, Raven Miller and Jeremy Heinesch with Jake Mueller.  MHS Singers: Jennifer Painter, Beth Cole, Mollee Shoppa, Danielle Brunson, Brandon Honeyman, Hassan Pasha, Abel Canahui and Nick Oswald, Director.

News to Note: Ann Meeker told us to remember Stan Howe who fell and tore his hamstring in his leg and will be at All American Care recovering for a while.  She encouraged us to go visit him.

Kelly Garvin reported that Jessica Wittman's boyfriend had passed away after enduring cancer for the past year. 

President Tom reminded us that we will be meeting at MCC in the Little Theatre next week for our meeting.  He also said that the Community Projects Committee had delivered dictionaries to all Muscatine 4th Grade Students last week.  He said about a dozen Rotarians went to Jefferson Elementary and helped hand them out.  The kids loved them and the Rotarians had a lot of fun!!

Tom also talked about the District Simplified Grant we received thanks to the Community Proojects Committee under the leadership of Taura Prosek and Kristin McHugh Johnston.  The grant will match our club funds to support Literacy in our community through the Public Library, School Libraries and MCC.  A formal program will be held in March.

Jeremy Heinesch reported that he got to go to New York over Thanksgiving and will be visiting Colorado over Christmas.  

David Stanley welcomed Chris Ingstad as a new member to Rotary!!

Chris Ingstad and Kris Anderson Burns were inducted as new members.  Sarah Ingstad sponsored Chris and Mary Wildermuth sponsored Kris Anderson Burns.  Chris Ingstad will be a member of the Foundation Committee and Kris Anderson Burns will join the Student Youth Exchange Committee.  

The MHS Singers provided a delightful medley of Christmas songs for our program.