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Apr 29, 2021
WINGS (Grant Recipient)
May 06, 2021
May 13, 2021
Alzheimer ‘s Awareness
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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 a Zoom Meeting
Please see President Melanie's email yesterday regarding our meeting on Thursday that is both an in-person and a zoom meeting.  Our speaker is Sarah Swiston from WINGS, a grant recipient.
 
Help Melanie get a count of those who plan on attending in person and who will be eating pizza! Click here to let her know by Wednesday at noon PLEASE!!!
 
If you don't want pizza, text her with what you want to order from The Continental -the choices are a cheeseburger, turkey/bacon club or midwesterner salad.
 
 
Save the Date For Environmental Project May 8th
Outreach Committee has the following event coming up:
 
Saturday, May 8th - Environmental project - Plant Green Lake Park! 
Meet at noon at the parking lot for Green Lake Park, 1101 Green Knolls Dr. and bring work gloves if you have them, insect repellent and sunscreen if necessary.  The project will be approximately 2-3 hours and please bring family members!  We will be planting native pollinator plants in the cottonwood grove, swale and at the pond shorelines.  This park has been recently renovated and is really a jewel in our community.  Please contact Lisa at ldsiwek@comcast.net if you are willing to help out with this project.  This is a cooperative project sponsored by us, the Buffalo Grove Environmental Action Team, the Buffalo Grove Garden Club and Lake County Stormwater Management Commission and we would like to see as many volunteers as possible.  Will be fun and butterfly friendly!  -Martha and Jeff Weiss
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
April 29, 2021
Pledge: Lisa Siwek
4-Way Test: Cathy Splett
Thought for the Day: Steve Balinski
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Dan Davis
Foundation Minutes: Tom Kloepfer
Member Moment: Shannon O'Connor
Fun & Frolics: Brett Robinson
 
May 6, 2021
Pledge:  Deb Smith
4-Way Test:  Chad Waynee
Thought for the Day: Dane Bragg
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Bill Donahue
Foundation Minutes: Larry Kushner
Member Moment:  Pete Panayiotou
Fun & Frolics:  Melanie Santostefano
Birthdays and Anniversaries
April Birthdays
O'Connor, Shannon - Apr 01
Weiss, Martha - Apr 11
Kushner, Lawrence - Apr 12
Appell, Aaron - Apr 14
Heilemann, Rosemary - Apr 27
 
April Anniversaries:
Altieri, Christine 30 years - Apr 01 1991
Koebernick, Steve - 18 years -Apr 03 2003
Klein, Richard - 15 years - Apr 13 2006
Sleigh, Quintin -11 years - Apr 15 2010
Waynee, Chad - 4 years - Apr 20 2017
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!