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
District Governor Tom Narak C) 515-229-9846

Des Moines area Rotary clubs have partnered with the Iowa Wolves Basketball team to help raise funds for the eradication of Polio. Iowa Wolves tickets are $20 with $10 dollars of each ticket going directly to Polio Eradication. The Iowa Wolves game is Saturday, February 2 at 7 PM at Wells Fargo Arena. Come and enjoy a fun night of basketball and ROTARY fellowship! Contact Ed Arnold

To encourage Rotarians and clubs to focus on Rotary’s core value of integrity, and to honor the memory of the late Boone Rotarian, PDG 1954-55 Judge Paul E. Hellwege, District 6000 is asking clubs to nominate one member for the sixth annual District 6000 “Paul E. Hellwege Guardian of Integrity” awards. A nomination form is at this link and the deadline is Jan. 31, 2019. The nominations will be submitted to the District 6000 Vocational Service Committee, and nominees will be recognized at the District Conference.

If your club plans to apply for a COMMUNITY SERVICE or GLOBAL GRANT  for 2019-20, someone from your club must attend a GRANT MANAGEMENT SEMINAR (GMS) and it's especially important that the main contacts on a proposed grant are strongly encouraged to attend.  Registration is needed to ensure enough materials are prepared and for food. Registration deadline is 2 days before each seminar, for details and to register click the blue text of the location.

West Liberty GMS
Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 8:30 to 11:30 AM

West Des Moines GMS
Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:30 to 11:30 AM

Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5 PM to 8:00 PM

To see events our clubs are holding 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.  There is also a web Calendar of all ClubRunner posted events which includes the District's and those clubs that have a ClubRunner website.

Call the Rotary International Contact Center at 866-9ROTARY (866-976-8279) or email to check deadlines, forms, Foundation giving and recognition points.
Presidents and Secretaries: Click here to find who assists you and all of the clubs in our district.

You need to login to update your profile and to register for some District Events.  If you've never logged in, click Member Login, top right of this page, then click New user? to the right above the Login box. Need help? Call 877-976-8279.

Looking for Rotary information to share with a prospective or new member, something that explains the organizational structure, the programs, international projects and fellowship? Use the great brochure HERE!
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