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Floundation Chair
Board of Director to 2018
Board of Director to 2019
Board of Director to 2017
Board of Director to 2017
Board of Director to 2018
Board of Director to 2018
Board of Director to 2019
Board of Director to 2019
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Karen Hansen of Webster County Conservation was Rotary's guest on Monday.  Topics covered were:  
1) OHV Park and concept plans for summer upgrades.  The camping area should be in use soon.  Trails are being groomed and expanded. 2) Overview of summer plans for trails within the Fort Dodge Area.  3) Overview of re ent improvements at Kennedy Park including new road surface and camping upgrades.
During Monday's meeting Rotary celebrated one day early its 100th birthday by lighting 100 candles on a birthday cake and then eating the evidence.  Last fall we conducted a 100th anniversary event that benefited the Rotary Foundation.  Kraig and Dave did a wonderful job getting all 100 candles lit before the cake began to melt. 
The following have volunteered to provide the weekly invocation as our meetings start.  If you are unable to make your assigned schedule please contact a substitute that will then check-in with the President prior to the meeting.
May 15 - Dave Beekman
May 22 - Kraig Barber
May 29 - No Meeting - Memorial Day
June 5 - John Nielsen
June 12 - Joe Tofilon
June 19 - John Metier
June 26 - Amy Bruno
Minutes and/or Financial Reports for the 2017 Rotary Year have been recently been posted to the members only section of the Website and are available for viewing by accessing the Members Only Section.
Rotarian Doug Van Zyl appeared on the front page of the Tuesday "Messenger" with an article announcing the agreement on a labor agreement for a large segment of the employees of the Fort Dodge Community Schools.  This was the first contract negotiated after the changes voted into law by the just completed session of the General Assembly. 
A long time Rotarian appeared in a very large picture in the Sunday edition of the "Messenger."  Bruce Shimkat was pictured in an article announcing that Shimkat Motors was one of four dealerships in Iowa to receive the Customer First Award of Excellence from Fiat Chrysler of America.  This is a very fitting award given the company's upcoming 70th Anniversary. 
Rotary is a service organization comprised of community leaders of various professions dedicated to humanitarian causes locally and throughout the world.  The club budgets funds annually for a variety of local causes that may be made available for requests made throughout the year for which the Board of Directors may want to support.  To make application for funds please use the following application format found over two sections of this applet.  When completed please scan your application narrative and send to Fort Dodge Rotary, Box 935, Fort Dodge, Iowa  50501 .  The first page of the application appears below and the second is found by clicking on the "read more" applet. 
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