Indee's CruiseMeisters Volunteers

“Being able to be a part of giving a child and their family a break from doctor and hospital visits is very rewarding to the heart and soul.” ~ Jerry Hoskins

Organizing Committee

Jerry “Hoskie” Hoskins
“Hoskie” is president and one of the founders of the Indee’s Cruise Meister’s. He has been helping raise funds to grant wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions since 1996. With help from others, Hoskie created the Indee’s Cruise Meister’s and the Indee’s River Walk Cruise fundraiser benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa.

George Steinbron
Volunteerism is a passion of George’s. Along with serving as Vice President of the Cruise Meister’s, he also serves leadership roles within other organizations where he resides in Jesup. He joined the committee in 2010.
“I’ve always liked cars and love helping all kids, especially those with life threatening problems such as what the Make-A-Wish Foundation specializes in.” ~ George Steinbron

Vonnie Hoskins
Vonnie serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Cruise Meister’s and has done so since helping form the group in 2006.
“All babies need dreams and wishes. I am happy to be a small part of the program to grant a wish and helping to bring a smile and sparkle to a courage-filled child.” ~ Vonnie Hoskins

Les King
Les has volunteered on the planning committee for the Indee’s River Walk Cruise since 2010 and has been a member of the Cruise Meister’s since 2006. “The first year that I got involved, it was a heart touching experience and I plan to stay a member for years to come.”~ Les King

Bruce Gonterman
Hailing from Oelwein, Bruce not only volunteers his time with the Cruise Meister’s, but he also is a member of the Oelwein OddRods Car Club. Along with serving on the River Walk Cruise committee since 2010, Bruce is also a Make-A-Wish volunteer as a Wish Granter.

Jeff Brockmeyer
Is a volunteer on the River Walk Cruise planning committee.

Mike McGill
Mike joined the Cruise Meister’s in 2011 to help with Marketing and Publicizing the River Walk Cruise. He serves on several committees and boards throughout Independence.
“Volunteering your time, energy and/or money to help improve your community or the quality in one’s life is as rewarding of an experience as you can have.” ~ Mike McGill

If you would like to volunteer on the River Walk Cruise Committee or volunteer during the event, please contact Hoskie at:
319-961-6686 or





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