Rotary Club of Chicago-O'Hare
We meet every Thursday at 12 PM

The Rotary Club of Chicago -O'Hare

meets weekly at 12:00 noon

The Great Escape in Schiller Park IL


*****On Thursday, May 31, 2018, the Rotary Club of Chicago O'Hare will welcome Mayor Nick Caiafa with an Update on Schiller Park.” Please join us for lunch at The Great Escape at noon on Thursday to get a better understanding of the direction, opportunities and needs of Schiller Park. See you then!


*****Important Request!! This week all raffle and silent auction items will be picked up at the Ranttila's by member Mindy McGuffin for assembling for the Jack Frawley Memorial Golf Outing – Chicago O'Hare Rotary on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington IL. This fundraiser is our biggest and best for scholarships for Leyden High Schools. Our Club expects every member to donate time, raffle items and support for this event. Mike Plichta, Chair of the event, would like you to email him with your donation information. or Pat Ranttila If you are not a golfer and would like to come to the event, there will be a variety of jobs needed to be filled that day including selling raffle tickets and setting up for the Silent Auction and Raffle. Thank you for your efforts to make this our best!!


*****Thanks to Melissa Bulovatz, our member from Leyden Township,who planned and invited everyone in our Club to help plant flowers at a little park managed by the Township after our last meeting. The Township supplied the flowers and the equipment, and our members helped to make this summer a little more beautiful for the residents!!!


*****Thanks to those mighty members who showed up Saturday to help with cleaning and organizing our Airline Surplus Facility on Grand Avenue in Franklin Park. Jack Ranttila, Jim Testa, Dave Woodcock, Kay Whitlock, Anne Laredo & son Luke, Felix Matlock, and Pat Ranttila worked from 9 – 12 to really help in getting our stock ready for distribution. Thanks!!


Ten Reasons to Join A Rotary Club


The opportunity to serve

Leadership Development

Citizenship in the world

Business Development

Continuing Educational

Personal Growth







Opportunities for you to participate:



Presidential Peace Building Through Education and Literacy

Conference 2018


Rotary Zones 28 - 29

South Shore Cultural Center

7059 S South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60649


8:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Conference will feature international, national and local speakers to help Rotarians find new ways to advance peace through their service, to learn from experts and to strengthen our abilities to build peace.

Register now!!

Admission cost.




Sign up now!!

The Jack Frawley Memorial Golf Outing

Chicago-O'Hare Rotary

Makray Memorial Golf Club

1010 S. Northwest Hwy.

Barrington IL 60010



7:30 Registration & Driving Range

9:00 Shotgun Start

Opportunities for Club to support this major fund-raising event:

*Purchase separate or foursome to golf

*Donate to scholarship fund

*Company Name Hole Signage

*Open Bar Sponsorship

*Box Lunch Sponsorship

*Lunch only

*Gather raffle & silent auction items

Mike Plichta, Chair


More info to follow.



Mike Plictha



Jack Ranttila

630-306-4219 cell



Rotary International Convention

Toronto / Canada

Convenient Toronto will be the site of the 2018 RI Convention where you will experience many renown speakers, learning opportunities, enjoying Toronto, meeting Rotarians from all over the world and visiting the Friendship House which houses exhibits, projects and ideas.

Visit and register at:


Partial reimbursement from our Club


Sign up now for housing:





Schiller Park Auto Show

Schiller Park

Metra Line

Our Club pops popcorn, talks to people about Rotary and takes donations for Polio Plus.Volunteers needed for a fun afternoon.

Save the Date:

Larry Fritz, Chair



We're all in this journey together,

so let's give a little more,

care a little more,

and be a little more compassionate with each other.


Happy Memorial Day!!

Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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