Bulletin for January 20, 2015

Last Week’s Program:


Terry Geiger, who was the District 6000 Governor 2012-2013 gave the program and discussed Rotary Fellowships which are groups of like minded Rotarians who share their hobbies with each other - from bicycling to skiing to RVing and many more .  Terry has been an active Rotarian as shown is the Bio:


Terry has been a Rotarian for over 26 years and is a past member of the Rotary Clubs of Glenwood, Iowa and Humboldt, NE.  He was president of the Decatur County Club in 2000-2001.  He has served as Youth Exchange counselor for his club..  He and Peggy have hosted three youth exchange students in their home and they have chaperoned the Youth Exchange trip around the United States twice.  He was Assistant Governor for 3 years and has served on numerous committees in District 6000 currently serving as chair of the Rotary Leadership Committee and co-chair of the Fellowship committee.. Terry is also a major donor and a member of the Paul Harris Society. Terry traveled to Nigeria with the Zone 28-29 exploration team in November 2010 and on returning, organized two RI matching grants for a water project and a latrine project in Guida Village near Abuja, Nigeria. He also has traveled to South Africa in 2014 with Blessman Misistries to complete his shoe project from his District 6000 Governor years 12-13.


 Since purchasing their RV, he and Peggy have become a part of the Rotary RV fellowship.  They traveled in their RV with the fellowship, to the RI conventions in LA, Montreal, and New Orleans. They have also attended RI conventions in Birmingham, England, Bangkok, Thailand, and Lisbon Portugal.



Polio Plus: Doug Hillman, our Treasurer, has Iowa Energy tickets for sale.  The tickets are donated by the Iowa Energy basketball team as a fundraiser for Polio Plus.  For each $16.00 ticket the Iowa Energy will donate $8.00 to Polio Plus.  If you would like to buy some tickets let Doug know and he will bill you on your January invoice.    Also, if you would like to donate the tickets to a youth group, or other entity, tell Doug and he will help coordinate this also.  The date for the game at Wells Fargo arena is 2/7/15.

Bicycle Project:

Harold Hulleman reported that the Bicycle project will resume in January and he will be coordinating the dates soon.

Three Minute Speaker/Sergeant at Arms:

Mike Powers was the three minute speaker.   Mike is the CFO of the members group.  Mike recently return from a Habitat for Humanity trip to El Salvador.