It was great to get a presentation about club activities from President Terry Engelken way back on April 25th. Here are some highlights from Terry's presentation and some pics of the meal packaging project for Kids Against Hunger.
ROTARY CLUB OF WASHINGTON
•Serving Washington since 1921
•First meeting February 7, 1921
•5 current members celebrated the Golden Anniversary in 1971
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 ROTARY TURKEY DINNER
BBQ Sauce: $0.03
Waste Removal: $0.06
Thank you WEJ: $0.05
Cost per Serving: $4.87
Cost per Serving – Wal-Mart Donation: $4.87- $0.85=$4.02 (Rotary cost per meal)
Wal-Mart’s donation per meal is $0.85 per this method or $0.89 per meal if you divide $624.85 by 700 meals. I used 700 as the count as we purchased food for 700 meals.
Misc. Donated not charged to the club: zip lock bags, spices, SOS, Butter Pats, Plates, take out bags
No Rent to be Charged 2013 @ UMC !!
Turkey Dinner Profit-Loss
KIDS AGAINST HUNGER
It was great to have a great turnout of Rotarians and their family members show up at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort's Event Center to pack over 11,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger. The three clubs in the County donated $1,250 and the Casino donated $1,500. In addition to Rotarians, the Casino employees helped out to package the meals. This was the second year of our partnership and it worked out great.
- $.25 cost per meal
- 6 meals per bag
- 36 bags per case
- 52 cases
- 216 meals per case
- 11,232 meals packed April 24th
- Destination – South America- Honduras?
|Washington Rotarians & Family packing meals|
|The meal packing production line in the Casino Events Center|
|Washington County Rotary Club Presidents present a (fake) $1,250 check to K.A.H. 's Don Fields|
L-to-R: Don Fields (KAH), Tom Buckwalter (Wellman), Terry Engelken (Washington), Meg Nagel (Kalona)
|Bert: "I do not like to sing"|
May 9: Emory VanGerpen - Eric Weber, Drug Task Force officer with the Washington Co Sheriff's Dept.
May 16: Kathy Salazar - Iowa Lions Eye Bank
May 23: John Moenck - TBA
May 30: Dick Colby - TBA