Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Meeting Notes from December 18, 2019

Meeting was held at Todd's and opened with the pledge at 7:20 AM. Those present were: Gary, Bill H,  Herman, Tom H, Jason, Tom R, Leon, and Dan.

The group decided to return to an every Wednesday meeting schedule beginning January 8. The 1st and 3rd weeks will be reserved for programs. The 2nd and 4th will be work sessions. The 5th Wednesday is open.

Reminder that the Rotary Blood Drive for Red Cross will be on February 10, 2020. There is another group doing a blood drive (not Red Cross) on December 24. If you participate on the 24th you cannot donate on February 10. Please encourage folks you know to patron our drive on February 10th at the Am-Vet building in Parkersburg.

Christmas Tree pick up is scheduled for Saturday, January 4th. Breakfast at Todd's at 8:00 AM. Tree pick up begins at 9:00 AM. If you are planning to participate, please email Dan. If you are able to bring a truck and/or trailer, please let Dan know that as well.

Our program was Robert Hughes, Superintendent of Schools for Aplington-Parkersburg ISD. Thank you Mr. Hughes for taking the time to visit with us this morning.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 AM.

Friday, April 5, 2019

2019 Race of Remembrance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2019

Contact:
     Daniel L. Smith
     2019 Race Coordinator
     EF 5K & Ed Thomas 10K Race of Remembrance
     (319) 830-0182

11th Running, Race of Remembrance to be Held May 25, 2019
(Parkersburg, IA) – Parkersburg Rotary Club 2216 of Parkersburg, Iowa announced this week that they will be hosting the 11th running of the Race of Remembrance on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The race consists of 4 events: Kids Fun Run, Men’s & Women’s 5K Walk, Men’s & Women’s 5K Run, and Men’s & Women’s 10K Run. All activities begin at the Aplington-Parkersburg High School track located at 610 N Johnson Street in Parkersburg.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Meeting Notes (2019_02-27)

Meeting was held at Todd’s Neighborhood Grill in downtown Parkersburg. The meeting opened at 7:20 AM with the pledge of allegiance. Those present were: Heather, Tom R, Leon, Bill H, Herman, Gary, Jason, and Dan.


We discussed:
The Networking4Growth Dinner:
We had 12 organizations represented at our dinner. 15 individuals representing those organizations gave presentations, independently or as a group. We had a total of 44 people attend the event.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

N4G Recap 2019_02-13


A BIG, "Thank You" to all who were able to attend our inaugural dinner event on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Legend Trail Restaurant in Parkersburg. After postponing two weeks for weather, 44 community leaders and philanthropist came together to share a meal, celebrate our successes in 2018, learn of up and coming events in the next six months, and how we can support each other in our endeavors to serve our community. The meal was great, the networking awesome, and presentations inspiring.


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Meeting Notes 2019_02-06

Meeting was held at Todd’s Neighborhood Grill in downtown Parkersburg. The meeting opened at 7:20 AM with the pledge of allegiance. Those present were: Doc, Gary, Vern, Herman, Tom H, Bill H, Jason, Tom R, Leon, and Dan.


We discussed:
REMINDER: No AM Meeting next week (2/13/19) at Todd's We will be meeting at Legend Trail for the rescheduled Networking4Growth dinner instead.

Tom H reported that we had 17 units of blood donated at the blood drive on Tuesday, January 29. Because of the inclement weather the drive was only open from noon to 4:00 PM. With school being canceled that day the National Honor Society was NOT able to help. A big thank you to Tom and those that assisted him, as well as those who were able to donate.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Meeting Notes 2019_01-16

Meeting was held at Todd’s Neighborhood Grill in downtown Parkersburg. The meeting opened at 7:20 AM with the pledge of allegiance. Those present were: Vern, Herman, Bill H, Bob, Dan, Leon, Tom R, Gary, Jason.
Leon opened with his program. Great job, Leon. It was fun to hear your story. Can you identify which of these three is the lie?
  • I was an All Conference basketball player my senior year of High School
  • I was the lead singer in a band
  • I have been skydiving