People of Action
We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Green Hills Community Room
2205 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50011
United States of America
Email our President Andra Reason for the hybrid meeting link. We are starting an alternate schedule for September-November. Please email for more information.
Kids Run For Kids 2021
Greeter Schedule
Upcoming Speakers
April 28th
A Washington DC Army National Guardsman
May 5th
An update on the Noon Rotary Club's Global Grant planning
May 12th
Rotary International President-elect.Topics include: Literacy, Membership, Prevention of Human Trafficking ,WASH and Environment, Empowering Girls, Peace
May 19th
May 26th
Life as an attorney in Washington D.C.
June 2nd
Astronaut Memorial Foundation
June 9th
Marcia Sampson
Benefits of Herbs
Welcome to Ames Morning Rotary
Join us at 7am on Wednesday, May 12th to hear from Rotary International President-elect Shekhar Mehta. Mr. Mehta will be sharing and conversing with our club on topics including: Literacy, Membership, Prevention of Human Trafficking, WASH and Environment, Empowering Girls, and Peace. We hope you can join us!
May 22nd - Lyndsey Fennelly shared experiences of her past as an ISU Basketball player, and dealing with mental illness. Lyndsey shared inspiring words about how to be a leader on and off the court and being an entrepreneur. 
May 8th - 3 local teachers and a fourth who could not join us were recognized for the wonderful work they do in our communities. The teachers and Rotarians shared stories of influential teachers in their lives and the teachers' admins shared caring words about the teachers being honored.
April 24th - John Lott was nominated and chosen to receive the Rotary Integrity Award at the District 6000 Conference. John Lott received this award for his many contributions to his club, his community, and because he upholds the values of Rotary. Thanks for all you do John!
On April 24 volunteer Terrie Hoefer told about Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR). She brought an Eastern Screech Owl as a special guest. SOAR is celebrating their 20th year as a non-profit aimed a saving our avian resources through rehabilitation and education.
On April 17 Iowa State University Head Wrestling Coach Kevin Dresser highlighted his big plans for ISU wrestling.  Coach Dresser was recently named National Coach of the Year and is in his 2nd year at Iowa State.  He was joined by Nate Carr, a Cyclone wrestler and Olympic medalist, who is now associate director of the new Cyclone Regional Training Center.  
On April 10, DeLayne Carrington, Event Coordinator at Wildwood Hills Ranch, shared how their non-profit organization uses equine therapy and education in trade skills, agriculture, and leadership in order to provide healing & hope for Iowa’s at-risk youth. At their 440 acres of rolling hills and forests, Wildwood Hills Ranch utilizes equine therapy for healing, and provides.  DeLayne is a successful graduate of the Wildwood program.  
Dr. Jim Roth, DVM, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Food Security and Public Health and Director of the Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics.  He shared a sobering perspective of potential animal disease outbreaks. Dr. Roth and his staff are committed to improving education on animal diseases, public health, and veterinary medicine.
On March 6 Dr. Heather Rouse, ISU Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Studies, presented a program on her research related to creating an Iowa integrated data system to address early childhood risks and the importance of health, education, and child welfare collaboration.
Club Leaders
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Early Childhood Literacy Resources