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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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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)


North Scott Rotary Inspiration Play Zone



 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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This year's goals
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Oct 11, 2017
Pride of the Wapsi
Board of Directors Meeting
Oct 13, 2017
10:45 A.M. at the Steeplegate
Board of Directors Meeting
Nov 10, 2017
10:45 A.M. at the Steeplegate
Rallies for Youth - Annual Auction
Nov 17, 2017
Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose Campus
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Nancy Glawe
    September 7
  • Donald Sierk
    September 10
  • Hank Runge
    September 10
  • Kim Wilkins
    September 13
  • Merle Anderson
    September 14
  • Walter Bredbeck
    September 17
  • John Maxwell
    September 19
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Jami Stutting
    September 24
  • Steven Fahrenkrog
    Tammy Fahrenkrog
    September 3
  • Nikki Dillon
    Jon Dillon
    September 6
  • Becky Bray
    September 12
  • Jack Schinckel
    Georgine Schinckel
    September 30
Join Date:
  • Eddie Newman
    September 1, 1995
    22 years
  • Glen Keppy
    September 5, 2003
    14 years
  • Deborah Peterson
    September 19, 2014
    3 years
  • Tricia Kane
    September 19, 2014
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