Recap from the Oct 31, 2022 Meeting.
Meeting Run by: President Naomi DeWinter
Invocation: Frank Iliff
Online Participation: Carol Webb and Melanie Alexander, thank you for virtually joining the meeting. We continue to offer a hybrid meeting each week. Members are invited to attend via zoom or watch the recorded presentation anytime they need to.
Happy News/Announcements:  All Happy News funds go towards our scholarship awards.
Jessica Wittman- Jess had a wonderful weekend starting the build for the Holiday Lights at the Lake Fundraiser, benefitting the Bird House of Johnson County. Frank Iliff- The Foundation dinner Friday night was fantastic. John’s keynote speech was exceptional. Diana Gradert- Diana and her family welcomed her 6th grandchild this weekend, Augustus Phillip. Mike Ruby- A group is looking to start a new Rotary Club in the Wilton/Durant area. Lindsey Phillips- Lindsey and her family enjoyed a weekend away, attending the Buccaneers game. Despite a rideshare debacle, she had a great travel experience. Rob Yant- Rob shared the sentiment about the wonderful foundation dinner Friday night. Holly Peterson- Holly is happy to be back after illness kept her away. Holly enjoyed being a part of the Central Haunted Halls event Friday night.
Club News:
  • Rotary Fundraiser: Raffle Winner: Gretchen Nollman. Thank you, John Krieger, Charla Schafer, Melanie Alexander, Jessica Wittman, Megan Francis, Sarah Lande, Rob Yant, and Chuck Moody, for purchasing raffle tickets.
  • Meeting Change: Monday, Nov. 7th, our Rotary Club will host an evening Literacy event, from 4:30-6 pm, for kids waiting on the waiting list for Big Brother Big Sister and current Big and Little matches. The event will include dinner, crafts, and reading activities. This event will replace our regular noon meeting for the day.
  • We have 2 board positions available. Please see Naomi for more information.
  • Follow the Rotary Club of Muscatine’s Facebook page, @MuscatineRotaryClub.
Halloween Fun and Networking Meeting
No notes or recording are available for this meeting.
Reminder: No noon meeting next week, Nov 7th. Instead, join us for a Rotary Literacy Night at the Y from 4:30-6 pm.
Upcoming Meetings: Nov. 7 – 4 pm Children’s Literacy Event and meal at the Y (No noon Meeting),  Nov. 21- Muscatine Ambulance Donation to Ukraine