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Oct 28, 2016
Auction Committee
Auction updates/new and improved methods
Nov 04, 2016
Wes Ehrecke
Iowa Gaming Association
Nov 11, 2016
Annual Auction - Rallies for Youth
Doors open at 5:30 pm Rogalski Center at St. Ambrose University
Nov 18, 2016
John and Joan Maxwell
Agriculture in South Africa
Nov 18, 2016
Nov 25, 2016
Dec 02, 2016
Foundation Program
How to support Local and Global projects with your donations to Rotary International
Dec 09, 2016
Project Jack
Pay it Forward
Dec 16, 2016
Dec 23, 2016
Dec 30, 2016
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Mike Thavenet
    October 3
  • Brian Duffy
    October 11
  • Bill Tubbs
    October 12
  • Rob White
    October 15
  • Terrye Kishiue
    October 19
  • Thomas Wilkerson
    October 27
  • Thomas Messer
    October 28
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Connie Horst
    October 8
  • Bonnie Powell
    October 9
  • Jerry Trimble
    October 15
  • Eric Langan
    October 20
  • Nathan Kessler
    Adrien Kessler
    October 28
Join Date:
  • Dennis Peterson
    October 1, 1999
    17 years
  • Ryan Varner
    October 1, 2010
    6 years
  • Sheila Volrath
    October 1, 1999
    17 years
  • Alex Dirck
    October 2, 2015
    1 year
  • Jan Trimble
    October 5, 2007
    9 years
  • Chris Connolly
    October 10, 2006
    10 years
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
President Nominee
Executive Secretary
Rotary Foundation
Corn Boil Chair
Past President/Orientation
Youth Exchange Counselor
Golf Outing Chair
Auction Chair
Meeting Set Up
Social Media/Facebook
Immediate Past President
Rotary’s World Polio Day event looks ahead to ending the disease for good
While the fight to eradicate polio suffered a blow this year when the virus re-emerged in Nigeria, Rotary leaders and top health experts focused Monday on the big picture: the global presence  of the paralyzing disease has never been smaller. The headquarters of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, served as the site of Rotary’s fourth annual World Polio Day event. Some of the biggest names in the polio eradication campaign were there to reflect on the year’s progress and discuss what’s needed to end the disease for good. More than 200 people...
Virtual reality films bring new dimension to polio fight
At this year’s World Polio Day celebration in Atlanta, Rotary is harnessing the power of virtual reality technology to build empathy and inspire action in our fight to eradicate polio. Rotary, with support from the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, produced a virtual reality film that tells the story of Alokita, a young adult who suffered paralysis from polio as a child growing up in India, which has been polio-free since 2011. “When you open your eyes and see a different environment around you, you relate to the subject on a visceral, personal level,” says Vincent Vernet, direct of digital and...
Rotary Day at UN highlights role of business in building a better world
From the United Nations’ earliest days in the aftermath of World War II, the organization’s humanitarian mission has always dovetailed with Rotary’s efforts to administer aid and build peace. This year’s Rotary Day at the United Nations, 12 November, will highlight the role businesses can play in that collaboration as we work toward a more just and equitable world. The theme of this year’s gathering at UN headquarters in New York City, “Responsible Business, Resilient Societies,” recognizes Rotary’s role at the intersection of commerce and cause. As leaders in their professions and...
ShelterBox prepares for Mosul refugees
Today marked the start of the battle to take control of Mosul back from the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS. The city is the group's last major stronghold in Iraq. But humanitarian aid agencies have known about the military offensive, giving them an unusual opportunity to prepare for the crisis. "It is rare for the world to get early warning of a vast human catastrophe," says Chris Warham, chief executive of ShelterBox. "The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees issued a paper in July saying this would likely be the biggest humanitarian crisis of the year — and we better get...
Skydivers raise thousands for polio eradication
The first time Noel Jackson jumped out of a plane at 14,000 feet, it had nothing to do with raising money for polio eradication. The Michigan dentist had received a gift certificate to go skydiving from his staff because they knew he was into adventure. “It is definitely a defining moment,” says Jackson, a member of the Rotary Club of Trenton, Michigan, USA, of that first jump, done in tandem strapped to a professional skydiver. “The rush of the free fall is beyond anything I have ever experienced before. Just the speed and acceleration is unbelievable. You don’t even have time to figure out...
Welcome to North Scott Rotary

North Scott (Davenport)

The future of Rotary is in your HANDS

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Steeple Gate Inn (Best Western),
100 W 76th St. (Brady St. Exit)
Williamsburg Room
Davenport, IA  52806
United States
District Site
Venue Map

Best Western PLUS Steeplegate Inn, Davenport

Every Friday at Noon

If you have any questions you can email: nsrotaryrally@gmail.com


Home Page Stories
Last year our "North Scott Rotary Rallies for Youth" event was the biggest in club history, and brought in over $76,000 to be used in funding over 20 Quad Cities grant recipients and local scholarships!  This year we hope to raise even more funds to benefit our community in the form of grants, scholarships, and ongoing annual support for other charitable partners.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.
Rogalski Center (St. Ambrose University)
Social/Cocktail Hour          Dinner                       Silent Auction
Live Auction                      Grab for Grub            Plus much more!
Tickets are $25 and include dinner and drinks.  Table of 10 for $250.
Thanks to our sponsors:


Dr Donald Sierk New member of The Rotary Club of North Scott NEW MEMBER Dr. Donald Sierk joined North Scott Rotary on May 20, 2016. He is a former member, from the 80’s and decided to come back, now that he is semi-retired and working for his son, Alex, at Sierk Orthodontics. Don and his wife, Pat, also have 2 other adult sons and 5 grandchildren. He lives in Bettendorf.



June 10th North Scott Rotary’s New Member: Scott Earl

Scott is an Executive Branch Director for the Scott County Family YMCA. He is responsible for the North and West locations
in Davenport. Scott currently lives in Dubuque with his wife Sabrina and children, Evelyn and Isaiah. He is originally from Aledo, IL and graduated from Illinois College. Scott has worked for YMCA for 23 years, in Illinois, Iowa and Florida. His hobbies are golf, music, gardening and home improvements. Pat DeLuca is Scott’s sponsor.



June 10th North Scott Rotary’s New Member: Tyler Bindrum

Tyler Bindrum is an account manager for Central Scott Technologies, Inc. in Eldridge. His sponsors are Pat Olsen and Donn Wilmott. Tyler resides in Davenport with his wife Samantha and 2 dogs, Eva and Hank. Tyler’s home town is Augusta, KS and he graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Political Science. He formerly worked for AT &T Mobile. Tyler’s
hobbies are golf, fishing, food and wine, cooking, music, movies and books.


 Brian Goerdt joined North Scott Rotary on March 25, 2016.  He is the owner of Arena Computer Consulting in Davenport, IA.  He is a computer consultant and IT professional.  Brian is sponsored by Mike Thavenet and attended Iowa State University.  He is married to Janette and has two teenagers. Brian is active in Christ United Methodist Church and been to Haiti on a mission trip.  He also enjoys camping, computer gaming, cast iron cooking and watching movies. Please take time to welcome Brian to Rotary.

Carly Voltz joined North Scott Rotary on March 18, 2016.  She is the Director of Development for Family Resources and is sponsored by Jeremy Kaiser.  She lives in northwest Davenport with her husband Jason and 2 young children. Carly is also a member of the Junior League and likes to run, cook and go backpacking.  She is going on her second backpacking trip to the Smokey Mountains this summer.  Please welcome Carly to Rotary!!

This award is nominated by the Rotarians home club, Rotary Club of North Scott. The award is for one that exemplifies the Core Values of Rotary, Honesty, Service Above Self, and Selfless Dedication. Patrick is shown with his wife, Megan, and his parents Don and Mary Jo. North Scott Rotarians are well aware of the work Patrick does, not only in our club, but the Community as a whole. Patrick joins our past honorees in a very exclusive group.
Congratulations Patrick and Family.


Rotary Club of North Scott
Grant Awards Winter 2015-16 
Grant Recipients present to have their Grants presented at last weeks Special Meeting.
Front: Kaci Stirling, Davenport North Band; Rusty Boruff, 180 Zone;
Second Row: Linda Gill, HDC; Teresa Garrison, CASI; Jeff Helms, North Scott, Community Needs Committee Chair.
Back Row: Tricia Kane, Scott County Library; Carol Foster, HDC; J.D. Engelhardt and Mike Meadows, Boy Scouts; 
Not pictured: Mike Vondran, HavLife.
Photo by Bill Tubbs

 Jaden Wilshusen North Scott  
Chase Brandt: Assumption
Rachel Luong, Jerry Ridenhour: Dav North
The spring group of Junior Rotarians attended Rotary the past four weeks.
     From Davenport Assumption High School we had juniors Sarah Huber and Chase Brandt.  Sarah (not pictured) is very involved in Music and Drama and Chase is a very active member of the track team. He will spend his spring break running.
     From Davenport North High School we had juniors Rachel Luong and Jerry Ridenhour.  Rachel plans to attend ISU and major in Diet and Exercise. She will practice her tennis skills over spring break.  Jerry loves to play soccer and plans to visit some relatives over spring break.
     From North Scott High School we had juniors Molly McCunn (not pictured) and Jaden Wilshusen. Jaden loves to play Football and plans to visit grandparents in Alabama over spring break.

Rotary Youth Exchange
District 6000 Inbound and Outbound Youth 2015-16
This was our annual support of District 6000’s Youth Exchange
32 inbound, outbound and Rotex Youth gathered at the Steeplegate Inn for a weekend of interaction, fun, games, and training.
As in the past we visited the Mississippi River front, and viewed the
Eagles by Arsenal Island.  We then visited the John Deere Pavilion to introduce these students to one of the major industries in this area.
In the evening we went ice skating at the “Rivers Edge”.
New outbound students receive their Rotary Youth Exchange Jackets


North Scott Rotarian Steve and Ann Suiter have had many visitors in Florida this year.
Here they are shown with former North Scott Rotarian Jim and Karen Rastrelli, North Scott Rotarian Lorraine Lynch and Rosie

President Glen Keppy has chosen a project at Fillmore Elementary School as his special project.  This is a first time PILOT project in the Davenport School District and is being watched with great hope for what it can do to help these students

That will fund a lot of  GREAT WORK, in the Quad Cities.
$91,000 gross Auction thanks to the hard work of the Auction Committee and the generosity of the support of all of you.