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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
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Best Western PLUS Steeplegate Inn, Davenport

Every Friday at Noon

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November 17, 5:30 pm -TBD
at St. Ambrose University Career Center
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All the information you need to know for N.Scott Rotary Auction, Nov. 17th at the SAU Rogalski Center at 5:30pm:

- Check-in: Carolyn and her team will have check in packets ready for you. If any member of your party has to "pay at the door" it will be on their check out receipt (this is only if they didn't pay online or a member is not going to be assessed for the cost of their ticket). ALL guests will check in by their last name regardless of sponsor tickets or sitting at a table of 10. There will be pre-printed name tags for everyone. If there is a spelling issue, there will be blank name tags to get it corrected. Programs will be given at check-in. You will be assigned a bid number at check in as well.

- Table Assignments: You will have a table assignment when you check in. The committee has spent a lot of time accommodating table assignments. St. Ambrose is setting the room up based on the table layout given to them.

“PLEASE a favor and sit at the table you are assigned to. Every table will have a visible number on it. This helps us and St. Ambrose to be able to get your dinners to you, especially if you have special orders for allergies”

- Dress Code: There isn't a dress code, common attire is business casual/business professional. Use your best judgment. The room is set up in a similar manner to a corporate event or a wedding.

- Parking: is available in the Rogalski Center parking lot. The students and faculty are on Thanksgiving break so it should be fairly empty. The lot will say "Faculty Parking Only" or "Student Parking Only" - those signs do not apply to Friday night's event.

- Directions: If you are travelling south on Harrison Street, Turn Right (west) on Lombard, turn left (south) on Ripley, parking will be to your right (west). The Rogalski Center has a green octagonal roof. Since students will be gone, go where the cars are 

- Do you need cash? There is a cash bar for drinks other than the provided beer, wine, and soft drinks, they only accept cash at the bars. There are 2 events during the night that cash is necessary if you elect to participate, otherwise every item (silent or live), all of the other games/raffles, etc are handled at check out. If you forget cash, there is an ATM on the ground floor of the Rogalski Center.

- Do you pay by check or credit card? You will have the option at check out to pay by cash, check or credit card. We do not encourage you one way or another, BUT, keep in mind, the club is charged a service fee for every credit card transaction we have. We do not have a service fee for payments made by cash or check. The lower our credit card fees, the more money the club gets to use for projects, grants, etc. The credit card fees add up pretty quickly. Keep this in mind, but you can pay by either option. 
- Do you get a receipt? You will get a receipt when you check out. 



Check out Procedure
Every silent auction item has a two page carbon copy bidding sheet to go with it. All silent auction bids are recorded on this. When the silent auction tables close a member of the auction committee will circle the winning bid and remove the top (white) page to hand it to the cashier table. The bottom (yellow) page will remain on the table. You will be able to see if you won an item based on that. However, the item cannot be removed until you check out.

The raffles and other events you may partake in, including "Pay at the Door" tickets will also be on your final check out sheet. If you partake in a game or other event, the person running that event will ask you for your bid number. They will take that info to the check out table for you so you don't have to.

The live auction item winners are recorded as an item is auctioned off. Tom Messer will enter the info in the computer program and the cashier's table will receive that information immediately.

Check out opens when the live auction starts. Unless there are extenuating circumstances, the check out table will not be open until then.

A change this year: after you check out and get your receipt, you will take that receipt to the auction committee members at the silent auction tables. They will retrieve your items for you. Items will not be able to be retrieved until check out has occurred.



Timeline: (there is some wiggle room in when the live auction starts and ends)

Most people will arrive between 5:30 and 5:45, but here is a detailed timeline for you. 

5:30 Doors Open / Bar Opens, silent auction begins, games begin, raffles begin, 50/50 begins
6:45 Tables 1 and 2 of the Silent Auction will close
7:00 Tables 3 and 4 of the Silent Auction will close
7:05 Dinner 
7:30 Tables 5 and 6 of the Silent Auction will close
7:40 Program starts 
8:00 Live Auction starts
9:00 - 9:30 Live Auction concludes
9:30 - 10:00 Clean Up
10:00 Bar Closes



Thanks to my fellow Rotarians for giving our children a chance to succeed.

- Lorraine Lynch

Big Dreams for Little Girls
Grant for materials to rebuild dugout and field. Our girls are playing softball on a 40 year old park. The dugouts have holes in the roofs from past years storms. We would like to replace boards where needed, and re shingle the roofs. This was started last year, but because of the cost we were only able to repair one diamond. This year our goal is the repair three more diamonds. Our mission is to aspire to be and outstanding educational-athletic organization that provides a high quality experience, in which every child is coached using principles of Little League, has fun playing, feels like an important part of the team, and learns life lessons that have value beyond the fields.



On Friday, we welcomed our ninetieth member, Ms. Nikki
Dillon. Nikki is the executive director of the Eldridge-North Scott Chamber of Commerce, as well as working part time as a bookkeeper for two other local businesses.
She is a graduate of North Scott High School, Capri College and EICC. Nikki and her husband, Jon, have four children, which keep them very busy. They enjoy family time, watching the boys in their sports activities,fishing, watching movies and vacationing to new destinations. Nikki and Jon are the founders of the Military Appreciation Fishing Tournament. The fifth tournament will be in June. Please take time to welcome Nikki to Rotary.

 Kathy Pezley
Miles Thompson
They joined North Scott Rotary on Friday,March 17, were Kathy Pezley and Miles Thompson. Glen Keppy welcomed them,
along with their sponsors, Rich Horst and Patrick Olsen.
Kathy is the Career Coordinator at the Blong Technology Center and is a graduate of Iowa State and Scott Community College.
She has been employed by SCC since 2012 and resides in Davenport with her husband, Mike and two sons. Kathy is involved in the Davenport Radio Amateur Club and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She also enjoys crafting and knitting.
Miles along with his wife own and operate Miles and Mackenzie Videography and Photography. Miles is a graduate of Iowa State University and Coe College with a degree in Digital Art. His hobbies include photography, trying new beers and spending time with his family, which includes his new
son, Christian.

Don Sierck with Granddaughter (Pictures Courtesy North Scott Press)

Jan Touney & Bobby Ragonna
Josie Seymour & Chris Connolly (Pictures Courtesy North Scott Press)   
Kristen Ockerman (I) and Jeff Martens with
Chloe Martens in back
(Photo to the right) (Pictures Courtesy North Scott Press)


 Jeff Martens joined North Scott Rotary on Friday, October 21. His sponsor is Bill Tubbs. He is the advertising manager at the North Scott Press. Jeff recently returned to the NSP, after being with American Family Insurance for two years. Jeff is a North Scott and EICC graduate and has resided in Park View or Eldridge his whole life. His wife, Diane is Director of Scott County Kids and his two daughters are both students.
  Jeff is a past president of the North Scott Chamber and remains very active on its board. He also is a charter member of the North Scott Optimist Club and an Eldridge Lion. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys hunting deer and turkey and reloading shells. He also plays pickleball and reads in his free time. Please take time to welcome Jeff to Rotary.


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.

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Nov 24, 2017
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Ben Carlson
Dec 01, 2017
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Board of Directors meeting
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NO meeting
Dec 22, 2017
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Dec 29, 2017
Holiday break
Kim Findlay
Jan 12, 2018
Putnam Museum
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Lori Rochau
    November 5
  • Tyler Bindrum
    November 6
  • Tricia Kane
    November 13
  • Richard Golinghorst
    November 14
  • Bert Vigen
    November 20
  • Deborah Peterson
    November 25
  • Paul Holzworth
    November 26
  • R. Scott Case
    November 28
  • Ryan Varner
    November 28
  • Steve Powell
    November 30
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Dora Gullickson
    November 12
  • Jonathon Cole
    Kelly Cole
    November 6
  • Steve Powell
    Bonnie Powell
    November 11
  • Todd Gullickson
    Dora Gullickson
    November 20
  • Bill Tubbs
    November 22
  • Miles Thompson
    Margaret Thompson
    November 30
Join Date:
  • Bill Tubbs
    November 1, 1973
    44 years
  • Rob White
    November 1, 1977
    40 years
  • Stephen Suiter
    November 1, 2003
    14 years
  • Jonathon Cole
    November 18, 2016
    1 year
  • Lori Rochau
    November 19, 2010
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