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Members of the Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates gathered at the home of Shawn Park for an afternoon of fabulous food, pool frivolity, and warm fellowship. This photo collage depicts the fun had by all those who attended. A big thank you to Shawn and Doug for hosting this event.
ROTARY DISTRICT 6440 “PRESIDENT OF THE YEAR” AWARD ANNOUNCED AT LOCAL CLUB’S AWARDS AND INSTALLATION DINNER
Posted by ANITA FORTE-SCOTT on Jul 01, 2016
On Thursday, June 23, 2016, members of the Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Schaumburg to celebrate its accomplishments of this past Rotary year and install the leadership team for its coming year. District Governor Rodney Adams of Rotary District 6440 was on hand to award the club’s 2015-2016 President Terry Parke with the distinguished “District President of the Year” award.
Terry Parke, Rotary District 6440’s 2015-2016 President of the Year
“District Governor Adams commented, “Club President Terry Parke and The Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates have impressed the heck out of me this entire year. I had numerous conversations with Terry Parke, and how I believe his club should be one of the showcase clubs in District 6440, for other clubs to learn from.
“The club met all of their club Rotary International Giving and Community involvement goals, and has ended the year with a large increase in membership (net 11) to rank in the top 2 (out of 70 clubs). Terry is employed full time at the Pathway to Adventure Council, Boy Scouts of America, yet worked with his club’s leadership team this year to insure their club was a top performer in the district.
“Additionally, for community involvement and giving, they set a new standard. Their next community goal to benefit all of our clubs and the community at large is to grow their “Fishing Well Scholarship” in partnership with other district clubs and Harper College.”
District Governor Rodney Adams and President Terry Parke recognized Terry’s leadership team, Bill Kelley, Cris Hinojosa, Steve Lamp, Eileen Higginbotham, Julie Clark, Mike Ericksen, Nancy Redmon, Stephanie Sarnoff, and Anita Forte-Scott.
Culminating the evening’s festivities, Terry Parke passed the club’s gavel to the 2016-2017 President Bill Kelley who was installed by incoming District Governor Rick Rivkin. Also installed was Bill Kelley’s leadership team, Steve Lamp, Cris Hinojosa, John Curry, Nancy Redmon, Eileen Higginbotham, Don Crocket, Patricia Groenewold, Gil Kerbashian, and Terry Parke.
Members of the Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates celebrated their achievements of the 2015-2016 Rotary year and installed their leadership team for the 2016-2017 Rotary year.
Posted by Rosemary Justen on Jun 30, 2016
Annual Awards & Installation Dinner
On Thursday evening, June 23rd club members celebrated a year of achievements and recognized key contributors to the 2015-2016 year's successes. Club leadership also transitioned to the new Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 Rotary year during official installations.
Posted by Anita Forte-Scott on Apr 19, 2016
2016 Project Selection Grant Application Submission Time has Ended.
The Deadline for submission of 2016 Project Selection Grant Applications was 11:59 PM on Monday, April 18, 2016. At that time we had received 13 Applications from area charitable organizations that help thousands of families in the Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates area.
The Project Selection Committee made up of members of the Rotary Club of Schaumburg / Hoffman Estates will review and determine which of the organizations will be awarded grants for their requested projects.
Thank you to all of the area organizations which submitted applications: ( in no particular order )
- Special Leisure Services Foundation
- WINGS Program, Inc.
- Center for Health Services
- Partners for Our Communities
- Centro de Informacion
- Kenneth Young Center
- Trickster Art Gallery
- The Senior Advisory Council of the Schaumburg Barn
- The Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County
- Bright and Blue Foundation
- GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers
- Children's Home and Aid - Marletta Darnall Schaumburg Child and Family Center
Award notifications will be sent out between May 16 - 20, 2016.
2016 Project Selection Chair
Posted by Rosemary Justen
This Year's Speakeasy Spectacular Classic 2016 was a fabulous event. Thank you to everyone who organized, volunteered and came out for this fun filled evening. Here are some photos to take you back to a bygone era.
Posted by Anita Forte-Scott on Apr 21, 2014
This 'Why Rotary' video is designed to capture the essence of Rotary, promote awareness of Rotary and to be used for a prospect who wants to know more about Rotary. Share it with your friends and potential members. From District 6780.
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