Nevada Rotary


President Jon Augustus called the Nevada Rotary meeting to order at Indian Creek Country Club on Sept. 6 at 12:20 p.m., followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, prayer and Four Way Test.


Reports were given by Lynn Scarlett from the Chamber regarding the following events: American Legion is holding a fish fry/grilled cube steak dinner on Friday, Sept. 8; Gospel Jam will be held at the Senior Center on Friday, Sept. 8; comedian Keith Barany will appear at The Talent Factory on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.; Indian Creek Independent and Assisted Living will be celebrating National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 11 through 15; Regency Retirement Residence of Nevada will be celebrating 20 years on Sept. 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting and open house; the Nevada Kiwanis will be holding their annual Full Moon Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 7-11 a.m. at Memorial Lutheran Church and ISU Extension and Outreach will be holding their 2017 Ag Safety Day on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marty Chitty from Story County reported on current activity: a backup generator will be purchased for the Ames Human Service building and the county is looking at options for a bridge on the north side of Ames by the winery. Luke Fevold, a Nevada Junior Rotarian, updated the Rotary Club with school activities: the football team will play Carlisle at home on Friday night, the volleyball team will host their first home game on Thursday night, seniors will attend a Leadership Conference tomorrow, and the FFA students are preparing for soil judging. Mark Cahill gave a market report. Emmi Miller introduced Tom Hertz and Jessica Henry (guest of Rich Parker).


Augustus announced that the 5:01 Club will meet tonight (this counts as a makeup meeting), Michelle Cassabaum will bring a Buffalo Bike to Rotary next week, Jim Patton will be the program next week, the district governor will visit the Nevada club on Oct. 11 and the Nevada Rotary will have a service day on Oct. 25 by planting trees in the community.


The program for today’s meeting was presented by Steve McGill. He introduced Shannon Bardole Foley of United Way of Story County. She shared the campaign video for 2017 and presented information about the annual UWSC campaign.


Photo caption: Shannon Bardole-Foley, UWSC Community Impact Director, and Steve McGill, President of State Bank and Trust.