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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Michael Musson
    June 17
  • Ted Lewis
    June 22
  • Valerie L Salmons
    June 22
  • Valerie L Salmons
    Mark Pritt
    June 4
  • David Strutzel
    June 9
  • Paula Schumacher
    June 12
  • Marcus C Jaeger
    June 13
  • Kristina Gabrenya
    Bill Gabrenya
    June 25
  • Michael Musson
    June 25
  • Timothy Ridenour
    June 25
Join Date:
  • Jay Sinnes
    June 4, 1980
    38 years
  • Robert C Mueller
    June 4, 1980
    38 years
  • Michael E Camerer
    June 11, 1992
    26 years
  • Marty Struwing
    June 23, 2015
    3 years
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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 Global Arts Festival is scheduled for June 23, 2018 and June 24, 2018.  The Bartlett Rotary Club is sponsoring the Cricket Game Activity.  Please try to stop by and show support for this event. 
The District is accepting donations for the situation in Guatemala. Please contact Mike Musson if you are interested in making a donation. 

Chief Falese talked about getting 100 bikes to be donated to kids in need through the townships. May need volunteers to assemble the bikes.  Stay tuned for more information. 

Out of our 2 students who received $500 scholarships from our club also went on to receive a $1500 scholarship from the District. Congrats to  Maria Comargo! 
The installation dinner was held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Bartlett Hills Golf Course. It was a great event and we wish Paula and her officers good luck during the next year! Also, congrats to Paula on being named Rotarian of the year.  :)  
Please return any Plaques given out that evening to their rightful owners.

We will receive $925 for our matching grants. Club will give $1075, Townships will give $1000 and District Grant will be split between the 2 townships with $462.50 going to each one from the District. Main change is because matching went from 80% to 50%.
Paula is hoping to combine the July and/or August Random Rotary with the Road Clean-Up event and stop at O’Hare’s after cleaning the roads.  Stay tuned for more details. 
The July Board Meeting will be held at the Village Hall on Tuesday the 10th of July at 12 p.m.

Paula sent out an email to all of the chairs and officers confirming that they still want to serve in the same capacity during the 2018-2019 FY. Please respond to her with any changes. 
We are approved as of May 18th, 2018, with January 1st, 2018 as approved date for accepting donations.
We are required to file a return each year without fail, a failure in filing the form 990 and keeping our state annual report filing status current, can result in automatic revocation of the 501c3 Status.
Our Year for Bartlett Rotary Charities:  is Jan 1 to December 31st of each year.
Charities by Laws must be created and kept on file, there should be at least 1 annual meeting of the board.
Mike Musson presented a sponsorship request from Arts in Bartlett, either for a $500 Cricket Sponsorship or other monetary sponsorship.  The Cricket sponsorship includes a banner/name in program/ad in program and a one-year corporate membership in Arts in Bartlett.  Ray Deyne made a motion that we do the $500 Cricket Sponsorship.  Seconded by Valerie Salmons.  Motion carried.
Thank you to Zoe Shangraw our exchange student and RYLA Conference Attendee for her presentation on her experiences at the RYLA Conference and her plans for her next year in Spain.  
We raised a total of $9090.16. The amount raised was slightly lower than last year, but more than most of the previous years. We sold 163 tickets. Next year we should include the meal sign up on the tickets and raise the cost of the meal to $15. 49 meals were sold and it was on the honor system. 21 Barrel of Booze tickets were sold. May the 4th be with you was an awesome theme!  Congrats to Valerie for dressing up and for everyone for another successful Rotary 5000!  
Kris handed out dues notices on the 31st of May and the 7th of June.   If you did not receive one-yours will be mailed to you.  
So far the following Rotarian's have signed up for the 4th of July Beer Tent on Saturday July 7, 2018 from 3pm to 530pm:
Matt Mittal
Preet Mittal
Laurel Engelmann
Alka Amin
Dan Amin
Bob Mueller
Tim Ridenour
Ralph Tovar
Mark Pritt
Mike Musson
Jill Krupp
Helen Telloenud
Ralph Tovar made a motion to donate $500 to the Bartlett Parks Foundation in honor of Dave Lund. Bob Mueller seconded the motion. Motion was approved. 
Thank you very much to Nancy Coleman, Alignment Collaborative for Education Executive Director on her insightful presentation to our club on the 24th of May.  
The May Random Rotary will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 at JC's. Hope you can all make it. 
The Bartlett Rotary Club was presented the Hanover Township Supervisor's Award at their annual award ceremony. Congrats to all of our members on such a big honor!!!! 
Ted made a motion to donate $100 to the Lion's Golf Outing. Seconded by Ray. Motion carried. 
Karolyn made a motion to donate $200 for a hole and tee sponsorship for the Bartlett Chamber Golf Outing. Ray seconded the motion. The motion was approved. 
  1. Upcoming Events/Speakers/Meetings
    • July 12, 2018 Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates & Governor Installation Dinner at Belvedere, Elk Grove Village
    • Rotary Road Trip, Cubs at Brewers, September 3, 10:30 Tailgate, 1:10 Game
    • District Governor 2021-2022 Interviews, September 10, Northbrook Hilton
Matt orderd 60 saplings from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. Mike and Rita handed them out at the Park District Eart Day event on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 12 p.m to 4 p.m. All were distributed. 
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