October 2, 2013 – Regular Meeting at Okoboji Grill, Johnston, IA. Our speaker will be Gale Brubaker, Senior Program Manager; Marketing & Web Development for the Iowa International Center. Gale will discuss the different between a 'refugee' and an 'immigrant', why Iowa has refugees, our history of accepting and assisting them, the backstory of certain refugee groups, where they are coming from and why, and the financial impact/HR perspective of having a refugee population in Iowa.
A Board Meeting will follow at 7pm.
We will have a time of fellowship and beverages followed by a speaker.
1st & 2nd Wednesday = Speaker, 3rd Wednesday = Service, 4th = Networking Night
We meet during the 1st and 2nd Wednesday at the Okoboji Grill in Johnston, IA from 5:30pm to 7pm.
We meet on the 3rd Wednesday for a service project.
We meet on the 4th Wednesday for a networking night for the office of a member in our club.
We are a younger Rotary chapter consisting of approximately 19 members interested in opportunities for local and international service. Feel free to join us and find out what we're all about.