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Speakers
May 13, 2021
Alzheimer ‘s Awareness
May 20, 2021
CERT (grant recipient)
May 27, 2021
Update on RYLA
Jun 03, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
Leadership / Team Building
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Upcoming Events
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
May 20, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Jun 17, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Jul 15, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Aug 19, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Sep 16, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Oct 21, 2021 1:30 PM
 
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Nov 18, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Stories
Thursday's Meeting is both In Person and by Zoom Meeting
Please see President Melanie's email yesterday regarding our meeting on Thursday that is both in person and a zoom meeting.  She included a link to put in your lunch order by Wednesday noon if you are eating lunch at Pete's.
 
Planting at Green Lake Park Event Was Successful
Thanks to the 13 members of our club, to District Governor Lyle and his wife Ann Marie and to two members of the Wheeling Club who volunteered on Saturday at Green Lake Park.  Over 2,000 native plants, shrubs, bulbs and bare roots are now going to enhance this park and attract pollinators, build healthy soils and improve water quality in the lake.  We had 50 volunteers including our Rotarians, members of the Buffalo Grove Environmental Action Team, the Buffalo Grove Garden Club, scouts and neighbors who joined together in community spirit to complete the project.
       
Save the Date for a Park Renaming / Dedication for Rick Drazner July 10     
The Buffalo Grove Park Board invites you to Save the Date:
 
Dedication: Renaming Twin Creeks Park to Rick Drazner Park
 
Saturday, July 10, 11:30am, 401 Aptakisic Road, Buffalo Grove
 
A great tribute to our beloved club member Rick
Save the Date for our Golf Outing with SLSF on August 11
Seeking Applicants to Receive Bill Reid Community Service Award 
Our club is taking applications for individuals for the Bill Reid Community Service Award.  The award is to be given to an individual whose long term community efforts have resulted in the enhancement, betterment and improved spirit of the Buffalo Grove Community.  Please see our website page for details and the application that is due June 1, 2021.
Our Club is Offering Service Above Self and Public Safety Grants 
Our club is offering academic and public safety scholarship grants to support educational programs preparing students for careers with a four-year undergraduate degree and careers in public safety fields.  One-time grants in the amount of up to $2,000 each will be awarded in both categories.  Please see our website for details and the link to the applications that are due June 1, 2021.  
Announcement about Ak' Tenamit Dates
From Dan Wolf:  We have planned a service trip to Ak' Tenamit for October 15-24, 2021!  
Feel free to contact me for more details...
 
Dan Wolf
Community Grant Applications Are Being Sought
Community Grant Committee Chair Deenie has announced that the 2021 Community Grant Application is up and running on the Rotary Website.  She will be contacting the previous winners, but if you know of a local organizations operating as charitable, faith-based or not-for-profit agencies with a 501(c)3 designation, please contact them to tell them they are eligible to apply for one-time grants of up to $2,500.  Projects must be initiated by the applying non-profit organization and contribute to Rotary's focus on community service, which includes projects and activities taken to improve life in the Buffalo Grove area.  Applications are due by May 30, 2021.  For more information, please contact Grants Committee Chair Deenie Pomilia at (847) 533-6605 or grants@bgrotary.org.
Duty Roster
May 13, 2021
Pledge: Eric Smith
4-Way Test: Martha Weiss
Thought for the Day: Miriam Campbell
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Leslie Forman
Foundation Minutes: Stephen Legge
Member Moment: Greg Pike
Fun & Frolics: Dan Schimmel
 
May 20, 2021
Pledge:  Denny Snyder
4-Way Test:  Dan Wolf
Thought for the Day: Ilya Davydov
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Rosemary Heilemann
Foundation Minutes: Glenn Meier
Member Moment:  Deenie Pomilia

Fun & Frolics:  Rob Seitz
Birthdays and Anniversaries
May Birthdays
Stackhouse, Rod - May 07
Snyder, Denny - May 11
Waynee, Chad - May 13
Donahue, Bill - May 18
Smith, Eric - May 25
Bragg, Dane - May 31
Davis, Daniel - May 31
Wolf, Dan - May 31
 
May Anniversaries:
Pike, Gregory - 2 years - May 02 2019
Donahue, Bill - 6 years - May 21 2015
Clarke, Megan - 4 years - May 25 2017
Boundy, Darren - 8 years - May 30 2013
Amazon Smile Link for our Rotary Foundation
Our treasurer went through the process of setting up Amazon Smile for the Rotary Foundation.   Here is the link if you want to check it out:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3653525
 
It's a great way to support our Foundation any time you are ordering from Amazon!