Paul Weeks
Congratulations to our newest member Paul Weeks who was inducted into IGL Rotary Club on January 17.  From George, Iowa, Paul received a degree in Fiancne and Banking from Buena Vista UniversityWith a longstanding career in the banking business, Paul and his family moved to Spirit Lake in 2007 and worked for Iowa Business Growth Corporation .  He recently became the Sr. Vice President at The State Bank in Spirit Lake.  He and his wife, Lisa have 4 children ages 15 - 25.  Paul pledged to uphold the Rotary 4-way test, get involved in Rotary's community projects , connect with members attend at least 50% of meetings, support international , share experiences with young people and use his skills to help others.  Please be sure to introduce yourself to Paul and welcome him to the Iowa Great Lakes Rotary Club.
Mary Skopec Inducted into IGLR
Our New Year has started off great with our first new member inducted on January 10th! 
From Cedar Rapids, Mary went to the University of Iowa, attaining a BS  in Physical Geography, a MS in Water Resources, and a PhD in Environmental Science.  
She did an independent study with the Iowa Department of Natural Reaources while in college. Following graduation, Mary was with the Department of Natural Reaources for 18 years.  She became the Executive Director of Lakeside Labs last December and are so pleased to have her in our community and in our Rotary club.  
Mary has a daughter who is an E.R Nurse and lives in Iowa City with her husband and their 3 children, ages 14, 8, and 4.  
Mary likes to bicycle, play hockey, kayak, boat, and hike.  Congratulations to Mary!
Pictured with Mary is Membership Chair Paula Zenor and Mary's sponsor Tom Brodie.