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Rotary Foundation
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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

Kelly Hayworth, Josh Schamberger & Allie Boenish, FRYfest 2015
Kelly Hayworth introduced Josh Schamberger who gave an overview of the history of FRYfest. The festival began 7 years ago to celebrate “All That Is Hawkeye”, recognize Coach Hayden Fry and kickoff the University of Iowa Football season. It was in 1985 when Hayden Fry introduced ANF, and on September 4th FRYfest will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Amercia Needs Farmers, the day before the UI Hawkeyes take on Illinois State in Kinnick Stadium.
Allie Boenish provided a comprehensive schedule of events. The festival is held in the Exhibit Hall at the Coralville Marriott in Iowa River Landing. The FRYfest Blood Drive, organized by UI DeGowin Blood Center, kicks off the celebration at 9:00 a.m. and the event culminates with a performance by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at 8:30 p.m. It’s a full day of activities with special guests, panel discussions, BAGGO tournament, beverage garden, Governor Branstad’s proclamation of  “Hayden Fry Day”, a visit from the new UI President, a pep rally with the entire UI marching band and the outdoor concert with The Rumours an all-female rock band from Waterloo followed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit:
Oct. 1 – Joint Service Club Luncheon @ University Club
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union

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Sep 03, 2015
Jan Jensen
Assoc. Coach, Iowa Women's Basketball
Sep 17, 2015
Marty Lenss, Airport Director
Eastern Iowa Airport
Oct 15, 2015
Charlie Funk and Susan Brennan
Run for the Schools
Oct 29, 2015
David Walker
Former Comptroller of the United States
Nov 05, 2015

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