Kiran and I visited our 66 District Rotary Clubs in person and via zoom over the first part of this Rotary Year.  We look forward to continuing to work with all of the Rotarians in our great district and show together how with Rotary we all...
Alka Khanolkar, District Governor 2021-22
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Significant award nominations selected by the District Governor are considered annually by Rotary International Directors and Trustees of the Rotary Foundation. District 6000 members are the recipients of several of RI and TRF’s highest honors. These awards are typically presented at the District Conference and as always, a total surprise to the recipients.
Nancy Pacha of the Rotary Club of Iowa City AM received Rotary International’s highest individual honor, the Service Above Self award.
Ken Noble of the Rotary Club of West Liberty is the recipient of the INTERNATIONAL Service Award for a Polio Free World.
Tony Conn of the Rotary Club of Keokuk received the REGIONAL Service Award for a Polio Free World.

Previous D6000 recipients are listed in the Awards section at left or click HERE.
The Outreach Program, founded by Des Moines Rotarian Floyd Hammer and his wife Kathy, has been feeding hungry people since 2004 and have sent over 675 Million meals across the globe, read more. Learn about the organization and the work it’s doing to help people in Ukraine and around the world.  Your club can schedule a meal packaging event or to find out where you can volunteer at one, visit or call 641-486-2550.

High School Students from across Iowa will participate in Rotary Leadership Training (RYLA) on 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. To learn about being a Rotary Volunteer, click HERE.

Dave Cook, Rotary Club of Boone, was selected by the District Nominating Team as District Governor 2024-25. The announcement was made at the District Annual Meeting held April 2.  Dave is currently serving as one of our District Membership Action Team Co-Chairs and is active in his Rotary club and community.  Dave and his wife Lisa, make their home in Boone. 

Promoting peace is one of Rotary's main causes. The fully funded Rotary Peace Fellowship, which covers tuition and living expenses, increases the capacity of existing leaders to prevent and resolve conflict by offering academic training, field experience, and professional networking. The District Action Team is now accepting applications for the 2023 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Complete details can be found at! Contact Ron Heideman, Chair at

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 via email the district office or call with details.  This calendar is updated around the 1st & 15th each month.


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