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Bettendorf Kiwanis Guidelines for Speakers

When your turn comes up to select a speaker for a club meeting, here are some guidelines to consider:

The following is a partial listing of programs hosted at previous weekly meetings.

Date Organization/Presenter
9/24/2019 Scott County Conservation Board
9/17/2019 John Soenksen, City Planner for City of Bettendorf
8/20/2019 MidAmerican Energy
8/13/2019 One Eighty
6/18/2019 Niabi Zoo
6/11/2019 HAVLife Foundation
5/21/2019 American Legion LeClaure Post 347
5/14/2019 Camp Abe Lincoln
4/30/2019 Gilda’s Club
4/23/2019 Bettendorf High School Key Club
4/16/2019 Salvation Army
4/9/2019 Mayor Bob Gallagher
3/26/2019 Davenport Junior Theater
3/12/2019 Downrange Excursions
2/26/2019 Empower Tanzania
2/19/2019 Visit Quad Cities
1/22/2019 Jordan’s Joy
1/15/2019 Bettendorf Rotary
12/11/2018 Scott County Family Y
11/27/2018 Bettendorf Community School District bond referendum
11/20/2018 WQPT’s Imagination Station
11/13/2018 River Action
10/30/2018 Coats for Kids
10/16/2018 Dress For Success
9/25/2018 Arc of the QC
9/18/2018 Bettendorf High School special education
9/11/2018 Morningstar Academy
8/29/2018 Razzleberries Fine Gifts
7/31/2018 Lauren Zust, registered dietician for Hy-Vee
7/24/2018 John DeDoncker, ultra marathons
7/17/2018 River Bandits
6/26/2018 One Eighty
6/19/2018 Crawford Brewing Company
6/12/2018 Community Development for the City of Bettendorf
5/29/2018 Goodwill of the Heartland
4/17/2018 Miracle Field
4/10/2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities
3/27/2018 March of Dimes
3/20/2018 Nahant Marsh Education Center
3/13/2018 Friendly Thrift Center
2/14/2018 Milestones Agency on Aging
1/23/2018 Young Life
12/12/2017 Quad City Missing Person Network
11/28/2017 Mississippi Bend Trykes
11/21/2017 Boomerangs
11/14/2017 Berry Global
10/17/2017 Vera French Foundation
10/10/2017 Voices 4 Peru
9/19/2017 Scott Community College
8/29/2017 River Bend Food Bank
8/22/2017 Fraud and Identity Theft
8/15/2017 Scott County Humane Society
7/25/2017 Pleasant Valley Foundation, Run with Carl
7/18/2017 Red Cross
6/27/2017 Children’s Therapy Center
6/20/2017 Hand in Hand
6/13/2017 Big Brothers, Big Sisters
5/30/2017 Women’s Choice Center
5/23/2017 Quad City River Bandits
5/16/2017 Community Development for the City of Bettendorf
5/9/2017 One Eighty
4/25/2017 World Relief
4/11/2017 Food Hub
3/21/2017 YMCA Child Care and Family Services
3/14/2017 YMCA Achievers Program
2/28/2017 Junior Achievement
2/21/2017 Bettendorf City Citizen Academy
1/31/2017 Tap On It
1/24/2017 Night to Shine
1/10/2017 Las Granadillas Mountain, Guatemala
12/20/2016 Bettendorf Police Department Social Worker
12/13/2016 Bettendorf Economic Development Director
11/27/2016 Birdies for Charity
11/22/2016 Salvation Army
11/15/2016 Business Education Partnership
11/8/2016 John Deere Classic
10/18/2016 Dave Sheffield, motivational speaker
10/11/2016 Black Hawk Area Special Education Center
9/27/2016 Voices for Peru
9/20/2016 Safe Families for Children
9/13/2016 River Action
8/30/2016 Davenport Parks and Recreation
8/23/2016 doTERRA essential oils
8/16/2016 MidAmerican Energy Energy Efficiency Program
8/9/2016 Heartland Hospice
7/26/2016 Bettendorf Public Library Summer Concert Series
7/19/2016 Hilltop Campus Village
7/12/2016 Autism Society
6/28/2016 John Deere Classic
6/21/2016 Gilda’s Club
5/31/2016 Pediatric Trauma Kits
5/24/2016 Bettendorf Public Works
5/18/2016 River Action
5/10/2016 Rock Island Housing Authority
4/26/2016 Kwik Trip/Kwik Star
4/19/2016 Vibrant Mobile Detail
4/12/2016  Elements Interior Design
3/8/2016 Lysa Hegland, Scott Community College Foundation
2/16/2016 Joyce Klopp, Brick House
2/9/2016 Brooke Lemke, certified hypnotherapist with Genesis Physical Therapy and Wellness
1/26/2016 Good Samaritan Home Health
1/19/2016 Julie Arndt and Kathy Nitz, Golder Care
1/12/2016 DivvyDose, ship by mail pharmaceutical company
12/15/2015 Pleasant Valley High School chamber choir
12/8/2015 Kim Denman, Hy-Vee dietician
11/24/2015 Kim Kidwell, Director, Family Museum
11/10/2015 Dr. Mitch Mally, Tri-Med Health and Wellness
10/20/2015 Julie Forsythe, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, economic development
10/13/2015 Mike Mickle and Chris Moore, Family Focus
9/29/2015 Jeff Reiter, Economic Development Director, City of Bettendorf
9/22/2015 Andy Miller, Bettendorf Public Library, Lego Mindstorms
9/15/2015 Stephanie Risius, PVHS teacher and travel abroad coordinator
9/8/2015 Carrie Jackson, Health Informatics instructor at Scott Community College
8/25/2015 Scott Campbell, Street Survival Teen Driving Safety Class
8/11/2015 J.R. Stradt, Quad Cities Woodturners Club
7/28/2015 Chris Barnett, Iowa Kids Net
7/21/2015 Tia Avila, Family Resources
7/14/2015 Niabi Zoo
6/30/2015 Brandy Welvaert, Waste Commission of Scott County
6/23/2015 Bob Morrison, Quad City Honor Flight
6/16/2015 Charlie Becker, Camp Courageous
6/9/2015 American Heart Association
5/26/2015 Isle of Capri
5/19/2015 Dave Nichols, club liaison to Bettendorf High School Key Club
5/12/2015 Bill Connors, Community Development Director for the City of Bettendorf
4/28/2015 Michael Hustedde, Quad City Zither Ensemble
4/21/2015 Maria Levetzow, Assistant Director, Bettendorf Public Library
4/14/2015 Aaron Maurer, RoboDogs First Lego Robotics team at Bettendorf Middle School
3/31/2015 Susan Hess, International Program, Scott Community College
3/24/2015 Ally Olson, Miss Iowa 2014
3/10/2015 Tim Schiffer, Executive Director of the Figge Art Museum
2/17/2015 Habitat for Humanity
2/10/2015 Decker Ploehn, City Administrator, City of Bettendorf
1/20/2015 Vera French Community Mental Health Center
1/13/2015 Jeff Johannsen, principal of Hoover Elementary
12/30/2014 Steve VanDyke, director of Community Development for the City of Bettendorf
12/23/2014 Rev. Rick Pokora, Bettendorf Business Network
12/16/2014 BHS choir members
11/18/2014 Chris McCullough, Pork Board
10/21/2014 Major Thomas Gibbs, Chief Deputy of the Scott County Sheriff’s Department
9/30/2014 Student Council members, BHS
9/23/2014 Kay Igham, Student Services Director, BCSD
8/26/2014 Stacey Teager, Animal Welfare Center
8/19/2014 Dorene VanFossen, Genesis Outpatient Rehab
8/5/2014 Goodwill
7/29/2014 Monica Weeks and Vanessa Douglas, Rivermont Collegiate
7/22/2014 Tania Duex and Ali Gruse, Building Forever Families
7/15/2014 Lena Pillers, Life Connections
7/8/2014 Patti Mixdorf, Salvation Army
6/17/2014 Dr. Barbara Harre, Director, Child Protection Response Center
6/10/2014 Lori Sullivan, Nutrition Work Wellness Center
5/27/2014 Mike Coyne-Logan, Living Lands and Waters
5/20/2014 Teri Johnson and Joy Tyrone, Jason’s Box
5/13/2014 Rev. Rick Pokora, Bettendorf Business Network
4/29/2014 Vera Hinrichsen, Just Kids, and Jamie Lange, WQPT
4/22/2014 Jeff Reiter, Family Museum
4/15/2014 Jane Webber, Mississippi Valley Growers Association
4/8/2014 Becky Bray, Iowa Extension Office
3/25/2014 Shawn Rice, Edison Academy
2/26/2014 Regina Haddock, Dress for Success
2/18/2014 Dan Johnson, Director, Young Life
1/28/2014 Dr. Clint and Sarah Bennion, Bennion Chiropractice
1/21/2014 John Harrington, President, Quad Cities Bicycle Group
1/14/2014 Decker Ploehn, City Administrator, City of Bettendorf
11/26/2013 Janet Brown-Lowe, German American Heritage Center
11/19/2013 Kayla Kiesey, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
11/12/2013 Scott Tunnicliff, Program Director, Hilltop Campus Village
10/29/2013 Ann Kramer, owner, Ann’s Hallmark
10/22/2013 Becky Sharp, adoption lawyer
10/15/2013 Claudia Robinson, Gilda’s Club
9/24/2013 John Yoken, Student Built Home Program
9/17/2013 Todd Zachary, Headmaster, Rivermont Collegiate
8/20/2013 Teri Paulline, NAMI
8/13/2013 Steve VanDyke, director of Community Development for the City of Bettendorf
7/30/2013 Zack Klipsch, YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln
7/23/2013 Joe Mareno, Quad City Marathon Race Director
7/16/2013 Sarah Johnson and Erin Leifker, Junior League of the Quad Cities
7/9/2013 Marlo Clark, YMCA Program Director of the Youth Opportunity Progra
6/18/2013 Dave Phillips, coordinator of Asbury United Methodist’s Garden Ministry
6/11/2013 Kathy Wine, Executive Director, River Action
5/28/2013 Steve Grimes, Bettendorf Parks and Recreation
5/14/2013 Maria Levetzow, Bettendorf Public Library
4/23/2013 Susan Hess, International Program, Scott Community College
3/26/2013 Paula Arends, Iow@Work
3/19/2013 March of Dimes
3/12/2013 Diane Stanley and Chef Brad Scott,  Scott Community College
1/29/2013 Judi Sarafin, Egypt travelogue
1/22/2013 Chris Ciasto, Quad Cities Women’s Outdoor Club
1/15/2013 Patrik Levesque and Matt Lawson, QC Dekhockey
12/18/2012 Rhonda Halterman and Rochelle Larson, LivWell Seniors
12/11/2012 David Deuth, Weerts Funeral Home
11/27/2012 Steve Grimes, Bettendorf Parks and Recreation
11/20/2012 Kevin Wolf, Make a Wish Foundation
11/13/2012 Shane Huff, Quad City River Bandits
10/30/2012 Laurie Pfannenstiel, Business Advantage Program at MidAmerican Energy
10/16/2012 Jay Justin, Big Brothers/Big Sisters
10/2/2012 Dave McCammant, MidAmerican Energy
9/25/2012 Kim Findley, Putnam Museum
9/11/2012 Emily Gordon, Rick’s House of Hope
8/28/2012 Virginia Helble, Supplemental Emergency Assistance Program (SEAP)
8/21/2012 Jenny Hager, Bethany for Children and Families
8/14/2012 Ryan Collins, Exceutive Director, Midwest Writing Center
7/31/2012 Elisa Topper, Director, Bettendorf Public Library
7/24/2012 Tyler Dryg, Fulbright Scholar
7/17/2012 Senior Health Insurance Information Program
7/10/2012 Tony Singh, Applachian Trail through-hiker
6/26/2012 Mike, Peterson, home inspector
6/19/2012 Bill Connors, Community Development Director for the City of Bettendorf
6/12/2012 Maria Bribriesco and Linda Miller, candidates for State Representative in District 94
5/29/2012 Kristin Meyer, Zach Meyer, and Tyson Danner, Davenport Junior Theatre
5/15/2012 Mark Smith, Hand in Hand
5/8/2012 Steve Brundies and Ellen Clow, Mississippi Valley Blues Society
4/24/2012 Sylvia Seymour, Master Gardener from Iowa Extension
4/17/2012 Dave Phillips, coordinator of Asbury United Methodist’s Garden Ministry
3/21/2012 Dr. Don Doucette, Chancellor, Eastern Iowa Community College
2/28/2012 John Reed and Cheryl Stein, U. S. Cellular
2/21/2012 Cyndi Koenes and Katie Evans, Good Samaritan Society Senior Care
2/14/2012 Lori Bruning, Volunteer Coordinator at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice
1/31/2012 Mark Fitkin, Outreach Coordinator, Bettendorf Public Library
1/24/2012 Kathy Wine, Quad City Wild Places
1/17/2012 Steve VanDyke, director of Community Development for the City of Bettendorf
1/3/2012 Jessi Black, Director of Community Arts for Quad City Arts
12/20/2011 Jeff Reiter, Family Museum
12/13/2011 Dave O’Connell, speaking on trip to China
11/29/2011 Dr. Theron Schutte, Bettendorf School District Superintendent
11/22/2011 Dr. Tracy Nelson from Nelson Chiropractic
11/15/2011 Doug Rick, project manager with the Iowa Department of Transportation
11/1/2011 Bob Gallagher and Dave Thede, candidates for mayor
10/18/2011 Patricia Malinee, candidate for mayor
10/11/2011 Pork Producers
9/20/2011 discoveredmoney.com
8/30/2011 Superintendents of Pleasant Valley and Bettendorf schools
8/23/2011 Midwest Intellectual Property Management
8/16/2011 Lt. Gov. Jim Connell
7/26/2011 Camp Abe Lincoln
7/12/2011 Iron Kids Triathlon
6/14/2011 Augustana Basketball
5/31/2011 Scott County Humane Society
5/24/2011 Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District
5/17/2011 Junior Achievement
5/10/2011 United Way, Imagination Library
4/26/2011 Judy Rands, Haiti missionary
4/20/2011 River Bandits
4/12/2011 Our Lady of Victory Youth Ministry , 5K Run/Walk
3/15/2011 Scott Community College Culinary Arts
2/22/2011 Genesis Systems Group
2/15/2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Society, Blues in School
1/25/2011 Bucktown Revue
1/18/2011 Bettendorf Public Library, eBooks
1/11/2011 QC Convention and Visitors Bureau, Mississippi Valley Welcome Center
12/21/2010 Corps of Engineers
12/14/2010 Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Midori
11/16/2010 Bettendorf City Administrator
11/9/2010 Superintendent of Pleasant Valley Schools
10/12/2010 United Way, Achieve Quad Cities
9/21/2010 Habitat for Humanity
8/17/2010 Niabi Zoo
7/27/2010 Vera French Foundation
7/13/2010 Family Enrichment Center of Davenport
6/29/2010 Faye’s Field
6/22/2010 Mayor Mike Freemore
5/25/2010 Bettendorf Park Ambassador Program
4/27/2010 Mississippi Area AEA, preschool development
4/6/2010 Juan Diez Rancheros
3/30/2010 Roger Ruthard, author
3/23/2010 Quad City Bike Club
3/16/2010 John Albrecht, former Secret Service agent
2/23/2010 Northwest Bank and Trust, naming your executor
2/16/2010 Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, service dog
2/9/2010 Quad Cities Polo Club
1/19/2010 Family Museum
1/12/2010 Kids Against Hunger
12/9/2009 Toys for Tots
10/20/2009 Cribbs Landscaping
10/13/2009 Rebuilding Together (formerly Hearts and Hammers)
5/28/2009 Junior Achievement


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