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About the Iowa City Noon Rotary Club

The Iowa City Noon Rotary Club was established in 1915 to bring the ideals of Rotary International to our community. Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self” is evident in the many ways the Iowa City Noon Rotary is involved in international, national and local efforts to improve health and wellness, education and literacy, and the lives of others through numerous projects, many of which are in partnership with other Rotary clubs in District 6000. These include but are not exclusive to:
  • Polio Plus Campaign - fundraising campaign to eradicate polio worldwide
  • Iowa MOST - cleft lip palate surgeries for patients in Central America 
  • Xicotepec, Mexico - multiple school and healthcare projects in Mexico
  • I Can Read - early literacy project with Sing-a-Long books, CDs and DVDs gifted to local schools
  • Ponseti Project – advancing access to the non-surgical Ponseti Method for underprivileged populations
  • 4th Grade Dictionary Project - dictionaries are distributed to every fourth grade student in the ICCSD each year
  • Ronald McDonald House Golf Tournament – fundraising to strengthen services provided by a local charity
  • FAMSCO (Fire and Medical Supply Company) - sending emergency vehicles, equipment and supplies to developing countries
  • Rotary Scholarships - for inbound and outbound high school and college students who travel to our local community to attend school for a year and live with host families, or travel abroad to attend school for a year
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) - scholarships to the RYLA youth leadership conference
  • Rotaract of Iowa City – intergenerational network to encourage 18 to 30 year-olds to participate in Rotary’s international humanitarian service projects and gain collaborative leadership skill sets
  • Scholarship and travel expenses – for local students participating in activities such as Special Olympics, MYEP FasTrac, We the People, etc.
  • And more

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