Kiwanis Club of Jefferson

Weekly Kiwanis News 07/26/17

Posted by Tim Buenz on Jul 26, 2017
There were 23 members in attendance today. President-elect Vicky Lautner called the meeting to order at 7:01 am.  Vern reported a can deposit of $65 from the recent collection. Hollie reported that the Aktion Club is getting ready for Hot August Night on Aug. 10th. The Greene County Motorcycle Charity will make a check presentation at 6:30pm near Sally's Alley from their Bell Tower event fundraiser. Vern reported that our fellow Kiwanian John Meyer is back in Ames at the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with our friend John and family!
Tom Heater had the program today. He invited Travis Dvorak, general manager of Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. Travis spoke on the topic of the Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission (IRGC)-33 Years Of History. Travis provided and overview of the history of gambling in Iowa including thoroughbred racing in 1984 and riverboat gambling in 1990. More information of this topic is available on the IRGC website.