NEWS
Carol and I traveled across our district during the first 5 months of this Rotary year to visit all 65 clubs.  We look forward to continuing to work with you to
BE THE INSPIRATION !
 
District Governor Tom Narak tom.carol@msn.com C) 515-229-9846
Register by April 30 for District Conference May 2-4

Come have fun with your fellow Rotarians and guests!  Be sure to book your hotel room at THIS LINK by April 23 to take advantage of big savings with the reduced room rate, free parking (save $10/night) and free internet (save $5.99)!
 
To learn about the Pre-Conference event on Thursday evening, the speakers that the team has lined up, the relevant panels, the all Rotary Club Luncheon and other registration options, children's activities for Saturday just CLICK HERE for details of this District wide event.  From there, you can mail the registration form or register online, online registration deadline is Sunday, April 28. The time is NOW to make your plans to attend, Rotary Rocks!
District Governor Tom and the leadership team decided to try something new.  Historically, One Rotary Summit events took place in the evening in 2 locations.  To respect the schedules of busy Rotarians, instead of an in person meeting, they created a video.  Presidents received a thumb drive with the 12 minute video to show it as a club meeting  by April 15.  This unique video is also on YouTube at THIS LINK
If you will be at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg Germany, then District Governor Nominee Steve Dakin and his wife Lesley, invite you to the District Breakfast from 7 to 9 am on Monday, June 3!  This event will be a great way to kick off your Convention experience!  For information and to register click HERE.
 

Over 240 High School Students from across Iowa will be participating in Rotary Leadership Training (RYLA) on the Grinnell College campus in July.  Rotary leaders are on hand to guide and assist students as they learn and develop leadership skills during this life changing experience.  Please consider being a volunteer, email Mark McAndrews to find out what is involved!  To learn about RYLA, click HERE.  You are invited to visit and see the great things that are going on during the event, ask Mark which day is best.

 

Alka Khanolkar of the Rotary Club of Keokuk was selected by the District Nominating Team as District Governor 2021-22 and the announcement was made at the District Annual Meeting March 15th. Alka is active on district teams, in her club and community.  She is currently serving as an Assistant Governor and as chair of the Rotaract Team. Alka and her husband Kiran, also a member of the Keokuk club, make their home in Keokuk.

To see club events CLICK HERE and you can promote your Rotary event on this Club Events Calendar!  To add your event click HERE or contact the district office with details.  This calendar is updated around the 1st & 15th each month.

On January 30, 2019 all members were sent an email encouraging them to complete a 3 question survey about our District 6000 Newsletter.  To see the responses click HERE.  I want to thank our members for responding to the newsletter survey, over 800 of you completed the survey!  The District Board of Directors and the newsletter committee will review and consider the suggestions.     - District Governor Tom Narak
Call the Rotary International Contact Center at 866-9ROTARY (866-976-8279) or email contact.center@rotary.org to check deadlines, forms, Foundation giving and recognition points.
 
SUPPORT STAFF FOR CLUBS:
Presidents and Secretaries: Click here to find who assists you and all of the clubs in our district.
 
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DISTRICT GOTOMEETING SCHEDULE

For conducting District business, Check the Schedule for open dates & times then contact the District office to reserve.