The 2nd Annual Johnston Rotary charity golf event featured 144 Golfers, generous sponsors,
distinguished guests, and a picture-perfect day for golf. Played at Hyperion Field Club on Monday, June
12 th , this year Rotarians expect net proceeds to exceed the nearly $10,000 raised in 2022 and funds will
be used to support our primary 2023 beneficiaries: Ellipsis, The Johnston Partnership, ChildServe, and
Adaptive Sports Iowa, along with other local charities.
The day kicked off with a luncheon from the grill, mingling with Cy, football great Chuck Long, and
Cubbie Bear from the Iowa Cubs. Golfers picked up registration gift bags from our sponsors and the
USO; Tesla provided electric vehicle test drives for all interested attendees. Mayor Paula Dierenfeld,
Chuck Long from Adaptive Sports Iowa, Dr. Allen Stoye from the Bombers Entertainment District, and
event chairman, Rotarian John Waldron, greeted the golfers with brief remarks prior to the noon
Following a beautiful afternoon of golf, the scorecards were tallied as golfers claimed their raffle prizes
and enjoyed pizza in the clubhouse. The Johnston Rotary Club meets at 7AM Tuesday mornings at
Hyperion Field Club and welcomes new members who enjoy fellowship, learning and service. Visit
www.johnstonrotary.com for more information.
The Rotary Club International motto is “Service Above Self” and we are delighted to serve our
community with such a rewarding event. Mark your calendars now for the 3 rd Annual Rotary J-Town Golf Championship – June 3, 2024. We hope to see you there!