Posted by Denny Conway on Jun 18, 2019

    Grinnell Rotary met Tuesday, May 28th, for their weekly meal, meeting, and program.

    The main topic of discussion at the business meeting was the Rotary Annual Chicken Barbecue, which is coming up on Thursday, June 13th.

    Rotarian Mike Olson introduced the speaker for the evening, Jeff Stein.  Stein is an educator, journalist, and attorney. He holds the title of R. J. McElroy Chair and Executive-In-Residence in Communication Arts at Wartburg College, where he teaches broadcasting and media law and ethics courses.  Stein also serves as executive secretary of the Iowa Broadcast News Association. He is an award winning broadcaster, and has worked for a number of Iowa stations, and also has served as political analyst for a couple of stations.  Stein has spoken around the country on broadcasting, journalism, and mass media topics. He and his wife Carole Lackey, live in Waverly, Iowa. His presentation in Grinnell included a history of the broadcasting industry (both radio and television) in Iowa.  Stein explained how The Floppy Show began, and progressed through the years. Young Iowans were entertained by The Floppy Show for many years.

    Grinnell Rotary meets every Tuesday at West Side Family Restaurant at 6:00 p.m.


Dennis Conway