Club Executives & Directors

President
President Elect
Secretary
Executive Secretary
Treasurer
Membership Recruitment & Retention
Public Relations
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Grants Chair
 

Club Information

Welcome to the Iowa City Noon Rotary Club.

Iowa City

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
University Athletic Club
1360 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA  52246
United States
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IC Noon Rotary Stories

 
New Member Induction –
 
Dorothy Maher: Rotarian Mace Braverman introduced Dorothy who he has known since high school. She is a life-long Iowa City resident and is a registered nurse and practicing attorney.
 
Mary Westbrook: Rotarian Herb Wilson introduced Mary who moved to Iowa City in 1988 and spent most of her career at Pearson until her retirement in 2008. She has served on boards of many organizations over the years and most recently was the interim president for United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties.
 
Christina Kimerle: Rotarian Verne Folkmann introduced Christina who has worked in the animal industry for 14 years after graduating from a college in Virginia with both a business and animal husbandry degree. She moved to Iowa City in January of 2015 and is responsible for raising money to support the Animal Center through the Friends of the Animal Center Foundation.
 
Sally Scott:  Rotarian Jody Braverman introduced Sally who he met through the Rabbi Search Committee at their synagogue where Sally has helped with focus groups and surveys. She is also passionate about finding ways to provide affordable housing in our area.
 
Mike Stoffregen, Executive Director, Community Foundation of Johnson County
Maggie Elliott introduced Mike Stoffregen, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Johnson County. The Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises funds, manages resources and distributes grants to local nonprofit organizations. Since founding in 2000, CFJC has raised $20 million in endowed and charitable-giving assets, and nearly $6 million in bequests. In their 15 history with Mike at the helm, CFJC has distributed more than $8.02 million in grants, serving more than 150 nonprofit organizations, individuals and donor-advised funds at a cost of less than 2 percent. CFJC relies heavily on their 35 community member grant review committee to sort through the thousands of asks they receive each year and to determine who will receive grants from the foundation.
 
At the Community Foundation, they encourage giving for the greater good of the community. Mike highlighted the special flood relief fund that was created in 2008 to accept gifts from those who wished to support Johnson County communities and nonprofit organizations and help them recover from flood-related damages not covered by insurance or other resources. CFJC raised $630,936 and awarded grants addressing widespread floods in the region. Most recently, CFJC partnered with the United Way in 2015 to create the Summership Scholarship program. The vision of this partnership is to send kids to camp that would not be able to attend on their own. By selling 84 Herky statues and putting the proceeds in an endowed fund they were able to provide 84 scholarships this year.
 
 
CALENDAR
Oct. 1 – Joint Service Club Luncheon @ University Club
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union
 
 
 

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Speakers

Aug 06, 2015
Margaret Hoover
Great-grand-daughter of Herbert Hoover
Aug 13, 2015
Justyn Miller
Advocate for Federal Regulation of Drone Use
Aug 20, 2015
Lynette Jacoby
Director, Johnson County Social Services
Sep 03, 2015
Jan Jensen
Assoc. Coach, Iowa Women's Basketball
Sep 17, 2015
Marty Lenss, Airport Director
Eastern Iowa Airport
Oct 08, 2015
Charlie Funk and Susan Brennan
Run for the Schools
Oct 29, 2015
David Walker
Former Comptroller of the United States
 

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