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  • Laurel Engelmann
    October 19
  • Kevin Wallace
    Deborah Wallace
    October 19
Join Date:
  • TL Arends
    October 11, 2007
    9 years
  • Rita Fletcher
    October 27, 2005
    11 years
  • Balwinder Chhokar-Sahota
    October 29, 2015
    1 year
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Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Villa Olivia Country Club
1401 W Lake St
Bartlett, IL  60103
United States
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The VFW is holding a pasta night fundraiser on November 5, 2016. JoJo is selling raffle tickets. If you are interested in attending the event or purchasing tickets, please let her know.

Mike and Kris will be participating in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday October 9, 2016. Please keep them in your thoughts!! Mike has raised over $3000 for Team World Vision! If you are still interested in donating, please let him know. 
Good luck to both of you!!!!!!  

The Club voted to appoint Matt Mittal to the position of Treasurer! Congrats Matt and thank you for your service!!! 

Booster Scoreboard Sign has been installed! We have been invited to attend the Bartlett High School Homecoming Game on Saturday October 8, 2016. There will be a VIP tent from 11 to 12pm. Kickoff is as 12pm. The Booster Club will acknowledge our support and generous donation. Please let Kris know if you will be able to attend. 

We will once again be participating in the Holiday Citrus Program. If you would like to place an order, please see JoJo. 

Matt requested that a motion be made to transfer the yearly $250 to the Interact Club for thie r2016-2017 Seed Money. Marcus made the motion and T.L Seconded the motion. Motion was approved. 

Thank you to Valerie for sharing her African Adventure with the Club on the 8th of September. It was delightful to hear about all of your experience. 

Ralph made a motion in the amount of $200 (Beverage Cart Sponsor)  for the Hanover Township Food Donation. T. L seconded the motion. The motion was approved.  If you are interested in signing up for a foursome, there are still spaces available. Please see Ray for more information!

R.L made a motion to donate $250 to World Vision in honor of Mike Musson, Mike Camerer seconded, the motion was approved. 

Statements were sent out at the end of September. If you have an outstanding balance please make sure it is paid up as soon as possible. 

The date of the event is Saturday October 22, 2016. Our time spot has tentatively been scheduled from 8:30am to 10:30am.
The location is:
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago-Carol Stream
150 South Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL 60188
We need a total of 11 volunteers. If we do not have enough Rotarians sign up we will open it to the Interact kids.
I need to know as soon as possible if you plan to participate in the project so we do not lose our time spot.
If you would like to work additional hours there are some assigned tasks (both of Friday and Saturday) that we need to have people sign up for. Please call me and I can walk you through the times. 
The first 11 people to email Karolyn to sign up will be registered. 

Thank you to all of the volunteers that helped out at the  Kickstand Classic on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The event was a huge success!! 

The annual Little Read Literacy Event was scheduled on Saturday October 1, 2016 from 9:45 am to 12 pm.  There was also be an art project and musical entertainment. Thanks to the $500 donation from the Bartlett Rotary Club, each child will receive a free book to take home with them.   
 Together we served 40 children and their parents and caregivers. We figured about 120 total attendance counting the children, parents, caregivers and siblings.
Thank you to the following Readers:
Kayla Jensen
Elisabeth Gonzalez
Nadia Nikolova
Smridhi Mittal
Jessica Nicholson 
Matt Mittal
Kevin Wallace
Gerry Abraham
Ralph Tovar

Just a reminder that District Governor Rick Rivkin will be at our meeting on the 11th. There will be a special Board meeting starting at 10:30am and the regular meeting following at 12:15pm.  

Bob made a motion to donate $120 to the NSWAA for their project "Walk to End Alzheimer's", Chief Falese seconded. Motion was approved. 

The September Random Rotary Event will be held at Marcus and and Leeandra's house. 
444 Timber Ridge Drive
Bartlett, IL 60103
5:30 p.m.
Please RSVP to JoJo if you will be able to make it.

Katherine Lappico (Gerry and JoJo's daughter)
Speaker Ben T. Phol 
Mrs. Polh (Ben's Mom) 

Thank you to   District Governor Rick Rivkin and Assistant District Governor Sandy Morganstein for attending our meeting! The presentation was very energizing for our members! It is going to be a great year. 

Santiago is having a great time in  India. Please follow him on Facebook!! His pictures are wonderful to look at.  

Marcus reminded us that membership ebbs and flows. We need to be mindful in inviting potential members to have lunch with us!!  

The Lion's Day Dash will occur on Sunday September 11, 2016.  Hope to see all of you running!!!! 

Valerie has set the Road Clean Up Date for Saturday, October 15, 2016. Please meet at the Harris Bank at 9am. If you would like to volunteer, please let Valerie know. 

Enjoy a special evening at Bartlett Park with the Village of Bartlett, Bartlett Park District and Bartlett Fire Protection District. This award winning community event is scheduled to include: free food, giveaways, local business displays, and entertainment.
In honor of Bartlett’s 125th Birthday, the Village will attempt to set a Guinness world record at the NNO Picnic in the Park on 8/2. To tie into Bartlett’s history and train roots, the community will attempt to break the record of the most people blowing train whistles simultaneously. The current record is 1,127, held by the Friends of the Chatham Historical Society (USA) in Chatham, New Jersey. Let’s Go Bartlett - come to Bartlett Park on 8/2 and let’s blow some train whistles!
Please RSVP to Valerie that you will be able to attend.

Thank you to all of our participants who came out for the Annual Dog Days Event!!!!  A special thank you to all of the organizers who made the vent such a success! 

Interest was expressed in researching the feasibility of the club getting involved with the 4th of July Bingo Tent. Kris will research more details. Stay tuned. 

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