Rotary Club of Chicago-O'Hare

Speaker Date Topic
Eric Morris Feb 11, 2016
Mentoring Youth

"Coach" Eric Morris is a firm believer in the saying that there is always a diamond in the rough.  His own story is a strong testament to that belief.  He grew up in a church as the son of a pastor and minister; however, living in the inner city of Chicago offered many challenges throughout his life.      224-234-5232



Rick Harnish Feb 18, 2016
CrossRail Chicago: Connecting O'Hare to the Loop and beyond

Rick Harnish 

Executive Director
Midwest High Speed Rail Association
4765 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Possible replacements:   

Dan Johnson and Shira Orlowek


Club Assembly - No Speaker Today Feb 25, 2016
11:00 AM Board Meeting
John Huston, Polar Explorer Mar 03, 2016

John Huston is a professional polar explorer and veteran of the first American unsupported expedition to the North Pole. He has completed major expeditions to the South Pole, on Greenland and to Canada’s fabled Ellesmere Island. John is a motivational speaker, safety and logistics consultant, and wilderness guide. He regularly speaks to companies and organizations, referencing his expeditions to discuss overcoming challenges. He has appeared on CNN, the History Channel, National Public Radio and in Outside Magazine, and Popular Mechanics. John and his wife live in Evanston, Illinois where he works at Northwestern University overseeing a student outdoors program.
Phone:  218-349-2066  email:    Website:

Tom Booker Mar 10, 2016
Update on McKinney Vento Homeless Liaison for Children and Youth

Member Mindy works with Tom.  He appreciates all of the airline and surplus items + pens and pencils given to his program.  He spoke to our members two years ago and will give us an update since then.


Tom Bookler Ed.D.  (need projector and screen) McKinney-Vento Homeless Liaison for Children & Youth North Cook Intermediate Service Center 2340 Des Plaines River Road  Des Plaines, IL 60018  Main (630) 386-0883 Office (847) 824-8300 

Club Assembly - No Speaker Today Mar 24, 2016
11:00 AM Board Meeting
David Raddatz Mar 31, 2016
National Safety Council

National Safety Council Mission

The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

Dave Raddatz will give us  more information on the National Safety Council and who it helps.  Contact  630-775-2173





Ernest Huffman Apr 07, 2016
Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen  is the popular name of a group of African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) who fought in World War II. Formally, they formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Forces.

Our speaker works for Jacobsen/Daniels - O'Hare Modernization Program Office
Mobile:  315-395-9732

Club Assembly - No Speaker Today Apr 28, 2016
11:00 AM Board Meeting
Club Assembly - No Speaker Today May 26, 2016
11:00 AM Board Meeting
Club Assembly - No Speaker Today Jun 23, 2016
11:00 AM Board Meeting