Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Stories from Kirkwood & Cargill

It was great to hear about the upcoming opening of the Kirkwood Washington County Regional Center

Tera Pickens, Center Director

Stacy Sturdevant talks about her story and special award from Kirkwood

Mary Kate Horak attended Rotary to say "thanks for the scholarship!"

The fun, hip table at Rotary

Gary Murphy is not amused

Katie Wellington always enjoys attending Rotary. Good luck at Drake.

Welcome back to Washington, Kent Dallmeyer

Katie Wellington says thanks for the scholarship

Kayla Schindler says thanks for being our next RILA student

What is it that makes Jim Mostek smile?

Thank you Hannah Purner for giving us an overview of your big year in Washington. We'll miss you!

Hannah signs a book for the Library

Top hats are making a come back
June 12, 2014

It was really interesting to hear from Cargill Pork's Jim Hinckley about the pork check-off, and farming and food production.
Jim Hinckley is a business development manager for Cargill Pork, a division of Cargill, Inc. Jim is based is Fairfield, Iowa, and is responsible for the company’s pork production sites in southeast Iowa and western Illinois.

Jim was a hog buyer with Excel Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Cargill Inc., for 18 years before joining Cargill Pork. Jim began his career as a hog buyer for FDL Foods Inc., in Dubuque Iowa. 

Jim graduated from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University), Kirksville, Mo., in 1991 with a degree in agricultural business and was active in Alpha Gamma Rho, an agricultural fraternity.


June 19 - Club Forum!
June 25 - WEDNESDAY EVENING Annual Awards Dinner @ Marr Park 5:30pm. Catered by Cafe Dodici!
June 26 - NO MEETING

June Rotary club meetings are catered by Halcyon House's Applewood Bistro. Yum.