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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Helen Tollerud
    December 2
  • Kristina Gabrenya
    December 8
  • Ray Deyne
    December 13
  • Karolyn Nance
    December 16
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Peggy Deyne
    December 26
  • James Barr
    Jessica Barr
    December 6
Join Date:
  • Kristina Gabrenya
    December 20, 2012
    10 years
  • Nimisha Patel
    December 20, 2018
    4 years
  • James Barr
    December 22, 2008
    14 years
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Welcome to our Club!

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Villa Olivia Country Club
1401 W Lake St
Bartlett, IL 60103
United States of America
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Our regular meeting is at 12:15 at Villa Olivia.  The first meeting of each month this the Rotary Board Meeting held at 11:00 am also at Villa Olivia.
The Hanover and Wayne Townships Adopt A Family Holiday wrapping party is 12/12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ridenour's (luckily for us they are in town this December!) and the gifts will be delivered to the township on 12/13.  Bring a bottle of wine, wrapping supplies, just like in year's past.  
We had a great time watching Bill Schumacher starring as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol at the Belushi Performance Hall on the campus of the College of DuPage followed by dinner.  Please pay Donna or Paula if you have not already. 
December 8 is our joint meeting at Villa Olivia with the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce, at a special time 11:30 am.   It is luncheon full of holiday spirit.  This year we will be presenting the Ralph Tovar Community Service Award to Ruth Beckner.  Ruth as decided to give the $500 donation that comes with the honor to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.  keep an eye out for the signup genius.
The Cocoa Crawl is December 10 11 am -4 pm.  Rotary is a sponsor and listed on the keepsake mug.  Registration is through the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce.  
December 15 is our club gift exchange.  White Elephant Rules of Engagement to be distributed, but basically bring a $40.00 wrapped gift. We're a classy group so save that macramé plant holder for your cousin.  
There are no Random Rotary events in November or December 
The club will sponsor up to four high school students for the spring session of RYLA.  
The search for next year's officers has started.  If you are interested in serving as club treasurer, please let Donna Weir or Bill Gabrenya know.  Next year's officers already identified are Sam Wrobel (President) Stephanie Gandsey (President Elect) Cindy Olson (Secretary).
Bill read thank you letters from Ignite the Courage and the Bartlett Library District for our donations.  
The Bartlett Rotary Charities is having a name change to the Bartlett Rotary Foundation.  
Looking toward the new year: September 22-24 - Oktoberfest -2023!
Trying something new January 12 with a service project brainstorming meeting at 6:00 pm 

Dec. 8- HOLIDAY LUNCH with CHAMBER – Ralph Tovar Community Service Award
Dec. 12 wrapping party 5:30
Dec. 15 – Rotary Gift Exchange (collection for Ophilia our great lunchtime server)
January 5 -11 am Board Meeting, 12:15 Regular meeting 
January 12 6:00 p.m. Service Project Round-Up 
January 19 Regular Meeting at 12:15
January 26 Random Rotary TBA


Rotary projects around the globe – December 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Italy, and India.

A community cure

Backed by Rotary’s Programs of Scale award, Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia confronts a worldwide malady at the local level

Turning wine bottles back into sand

A club in Washington’s wine country uses a novel approach to keep glass out of the landfill.

Leveraging expertise with Ashoka

Leveraging expertise with AshokaRotary’s partnership with Ashoka brings together the vision of Ashoka’s social entrepreneurs with the local expertise of Rotary members to inspire innovation that can solve problems, create leaders, and

Engagement through experiences

During the COVID-19 pandemic's initial U.S. wave in 2020, Detroit, Michigan, was one of many cities where first responders and medical personnel needed more personal protective equipment. A Rotary club in India learned about the situation and contacted its longtime partner, the Rotary Club of