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Welcome to the Iowa City Noon Rotary Club.

Iowa City

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
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1360 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA  52246
United States
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David Gier, Professor & Director, UI School of Music
Fellow Rotarian Steve West introduced David Gier for today’s program on the new School of Music.
 
Trombonist David Gier is Professor and Collegiate Scholar at the University of Iowa, where he teaches trombone and brass chamber music and performs with the Iowa Brass Quintet. He is currently the director of the School of Music and has been in the position for six years. Before moving to Iowa, Gier served for six years on the faculty of Baylor University. Gier is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Yale University, where he completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 1992.
 
Since the flood of 2008, the School of Music has been operating in multiple locations. In late 2009, a new location for The Voxman Music Building was announced in downtown Iowa City on the corner of Clinton and Burlington Streets. In August of this year, the entire music program will be run out of one location! The new building, designed by LMN Architects from Seattle, will be 6 levels and contain a 700-seat concert hall, a 200-seat recital hall, large practice studios, faculty studios, classrooms, a one-of-a-kind organ built in Germany,  and a student commons area in the base of the building. The central building material is glass, chosen in part to make it more open to the public and highlight the building’s location. 
  
 
 
 
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Beware of new email scam claiming to be from Foundation Chair Klinginsmith
A new email purporting to be from Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith is targeting Rotary members. The email falsely claims that members can become End Polio Now ambassadors if they email club information to a Gmail address within 48 hours. The fraudulent email has the subject line “BECOME AN END POLIO AMBASSADOR” and is sent from a fake email address. This is a scam. Rotary staff is working to resolve the issue. Avoid being the victim of scams by deleting any email that appears suspicious.
Find resources for planning your centennial celebration
We're kicking off The Rotary Foundation's centennial celebration at the Korea convention, 28 May-1 June. But you can get started now planning your club's centennial activities with the resources available in our promotion kit: Ideas and activities for clubs Doing Good in the World promotional flier Doing Good in the World bookmark Sample press release Centennial letterhead Centennial PowerPoint template Centennial postcard History of The Rotary Foundation PowerPoint Find more ideas in "Rotary's Foundation Is Turning 100," in the January issue of Rotary Leader Watch and download A Century of...
 
 
Speakers
Feb 25, 2016
Teresa Mangum
University of Iowa Obermann Center
Mar 10, 2016
 

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