President Bertucci welcomed our co-workers, Significant Others and guests to this year’s Rotary Valentine’s Day luncheon. 
 
Some members had none : (   
Whereas others had one : )
And still others had several : ) )  !!!  
 
Good "barbershop" musical fun, fellowship with our guests, plus a little wine and chocolate strawberries were a great way to say “You’re Appreciated!"  Our thanks go to our guests, to the club members who put on today’s events, and to Cooper’s Hawk for a good-tasting luncheon.  For information about our entertainment The Chordmasters, plus some additional photos, see "More".
 
Club Announcements -- Please extend your prayers, thoughts and positive energy to Emily Kmiecik, daughter of Bill and Betsy, on the recurrence of her illness.  We're rooting for you Emily, and you're in our hearts !
 
Remember to sign up soon for the Calderwood police recognition luncheon.  For more info, read "More".
 
Also, "Random Acts of Kindness" Day is 2/17/16 (Week is 2/12-18), For background and more info, click here. For a "You are the recipient" card template to print  and cut out, click here.
 
 
Their songs, while primarily in the barbershop style of harmony, vary from the classic oldies to more modern tunes and from the serious to the comedic in style. We try to customize our music to fit the occasion and to encourage audience participation.  In the photo, Lynn and Janet Jensen were acknowledged, as were other club members, with romantic songs from the past and some of more contemporary humor. 
 
The website description: The Chordmasters provide "barbershop harmony for all occasions" -- contact 847-934-3754 and www.chordmasters.net
 
"Quartet Members
Jim Gieseler (baritone), Bernie Martin (bass), Elmer Sweet (tenor), and Doug Mc Connell (lead) have a total between them of some 50+ years of barbershop singing. Back ups  Al Thorstenson, and Steve Cargill add another quarter of a century of experience. 

"Quartet History Since February of 2001, the Chordmasters Barbershop Quartet has performed over 400 times.  We have traveled all around the Northwest suburbs singing for "Village Days", business functions, Christmas parties, retirement homes, family reunions, veterans' groups, property owners' associations, volunteer appreciation luncheons, employee ice cream socials, church suppers, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries, and various other functions."
 
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Join us for the annual Calderwood (Police) Award luncheon March 9.  This event honors one of our Police Officers in Arlington Heights.  The event is co-sponsored by the Village.  Please note the earlier starting time.  Check in begins at 11:30 and lunch is served at Noon.  Signing up on time is crucial since we need to provide the counts to the Village no later than March 2.  This luncheon is covered by your regular dues.  Please indicate your lunch choice in the comment section. (Chicken Marsala, Tilapia or Past with Vegetables).   Register through MyClubrunner or year recent email from Neil.