Friday, January 8, 2016

January Programs will Expand our Horizons

Wednesday, January 6 - Business Meeting     

January 13 – STEM in Iowa
STEM refers to the new emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in our K-12 public schools.  The program will be presented by Jeff Weld, who is the Executive Director of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council and Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Northern Iowa

January 20 –
Education Promise Program

The Education Promise Program started ten years ago in Waterloo to promise college tuition to a group of young black boys if they would graduate from high school.  Dennis Harbaugh will speak about the progress of the boys, most of whom are now seniors.  The Rough Risers have been long-term supporters of this program.  

Wednesday, January 27 – Understanding Islam
Imam Adin from the Masjid Al-Noor Waterloo Cedar Falls Islamic Center will discuss the basics of Islam. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about another culture. Kiwanis is a Global Organization with clubs in over 80 nations and geographic areas.

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