NEWS

Help End Polio! Des Moines area Rotary clubs have been partnering with the Iowa Wolves Basketball team to help raise funds for Polio eradication since 2008! Iowa Wolves tickets are $20 with $10 dollars of each ticket going directly to Polio Eradication. The Iowa Wolves game is February 4, at 7 PM at Wells Fargo Arena. Come and enjoy a fun night of basketball and ROTARY fellowship! Contact Ed Arnold EdArnold1945@gmail.com
 

What to expect of the DEI Summit
Rotary reflects many cultures, generations, and lived experiences, and offers the potential for countless leaders to tap into those experiences to make a difference. During the summit, Claudia Schabel and Nadine Pemberton Jn Baptiste will share their Rotary experiences and discuss ideas that clubs can implement to improve every member and guest experience.
Agenda:
9:00 am-9:10 am Welcome and opening remarks
9:10 am-9:45 am Claudia and Nadine remarks
9:45 am-10:15 am Call to action/Break out room activity and group sharing
10:15-10:30 am Q&A and Wrap up
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will get a confirmation email with info to join the meeting.
District Assembly is Saturday, March 4, at the DMACC campus in Newton, from 1-4 PM (check in starts 30 minutes prior) This is education especially for incoming club officers to help prepare them for their responsibilities.  If you will serve on your club's board next year, please register HERE to attend this afternoon event.
Reasons why YOU should attend our conferences:
- Save time & money by attending close to home (no overnight cost)

- Learn something new & share ideas to make your club stronger
- Create new friendships and strengthen existing relationships
- Recognize club and member successes
- Participate in a silent auction raising funds for Polio Eradication
- Be the ONE lucky winner of a $200 “Night on the Town” prize. A Rotarian who attends a conference will be drawn from the club with the highest % of members attending
- Hear from clubs that had successful grant projects
- Recognize achievements & impact of youth programs
- CELEBRATE & HAVE FUN! 

Learn more and register for:
Carroll on April 15
Coralville on April 22
West Des Moines on April 29

If your club may apply for a COMMUNITY SERVICE GRANT or a GLOBAL GRANT for 2023-24, at least one member of your club must attend a GRANT MANAGEMENT SEMINAR (GMS) each year.  If possible, it's important that the 1 or 2 main contacts on a proposed grant are strongly encouraged to attend a seminar. Click the date below to register, if you are unable to attend in person, look for the link to join virtually.

To see club events and know what's happening so you can support their efforts, CLICK HERE. You can promote your Rotary event here too!  CLICK to add your event or contact the office with details.  This calendar is updated around the 1st & 15th each month.
 

DISTRICT EVENTS
WHAT YOU CAN DO

Members login to update their profile info, view the Club/District contact roster & register for Grant Seminars.  To start, click Member Login at top right, click New user? Need help? 877-976-8279.

ZOOM SCHEDULE
For conducting district business check the schedule for dates then contact the office to reserve.
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