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Feb 06, 2020
Feb 13, 2020
2020 Census Presentation
Feb 20, 2020
Exchange Student’s Experience
Feb 27, 2020
Blue Star Recycling
Mar 05, 2020
Mar 12, 2020
Crescendo for a Cause
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Upcoming Events
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Feb 20, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Mar 19, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Apr 16, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
May 21, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Jun 18, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Jul 16, 2020 1:30 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnatis
Aug 20, 2020 1:30 PM
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Last Week's Speaker
Last week's speaker was Officer Matthew Mills from the Buffalo Grove Police. Officer Mills gave the club a review of the 2020 law enforcement updates. Thank you to Officer Mills. 
Greetings from Martha
Martha did another makeup.  This time at the Christchurch South Club.  They have 52 members and are lots of fun, like our club.  They are also in District 9970.  Because of declining numbers of Rotarians, the entire South Island will become one Rotary district soon.  This club is really vibrant, with many younger members.  The president-elect is in his late 20's.  They had an inspiring speaker, lots of funny stories and fun trivia.  They sold raffle tickets and the prizes were pieces of meat from the grocery store.  

Exchange Student
Meet our newest exchange student, Veronica or Vero.  She is from Venezuela, and we jointly sponsor her with the Fox Valley Sunset Club.  Veronica attends Dundee Crown High School. She would love to join our club members in activities, so please contact Denny Snyder, to arrange it. 
Here is a list of Veronica's desired activities,
See Chicago Skyscrapers / Skydeck. 
Go to a country concert.
Do winter sports.
Ride a horse.
Go to a ballet performance.
See a theater performance.
Go to a basketball game.
Go to a football game.
Go to a hockey game.
Go to a baseball game.
Play golf.
Go to Feed My Starving Children.
Go to Medieval Times.
Go to a concert.
Walk the Magnificent Mile. 
See Chicago monuments. 
Drunk Shakespeare. 
Go to a comedy show.
The escape game.
PanIQ Room Chicago. 
Indoor Skydiving. 
Maggie Daley Park.
Whirlyball Chicago. 
The iO Theater 
Chicago Observation Deck.
Go to the planetarium and museums.
Go to the gateway arch.
The Branson Sawmill.
Go to a national park. 
Go to an amusement park. 
Water skiing
Upcoming Events
Bike-A-Thon - February 9
Glenn Meier's daughter is doing a for cancer research and is taking donations. Donate Here
Random Acts of Kindness Day - February 17
Trivia Night - March 7
The Buffalo Grove Park District's Friends of the Parks Foundation will be hosting their 3rd annual Trivia Night on Saturday, March 7 at the Community Arts Center.  If interested, look for a sign up that will be circulating at an upcoming Rotary meeting.
Bridge Youth and Family Gala - April 18
See Melanie for details on this event.
Buffalo Grove Rotary Open House - April 23
5-7 pm
This is an opportunity to present the club, and all the things we do, to the local community.  President Donahue has sent a separate email with more details and will be reaching out to individuals separately.
Bowling Buddies - April 30
Our annual Buddy Bowling event has been confirmed for April 30, 2020.  Please mark your calendars.  Bo will have more details as we get closer to the date.
Teatro Zinzanni - April
$125-150 per ticket includes dinner (looking for at least 10 people for group rate) 
Thinking of sometime in April…Thurs/Fri/Sat? 
Take limo/bus down from BG. 
Tom, Denny, Stephen, Deb and Rob so far. 
Let Rob Seitz know if you are interested.
Amazon Smile Link for our Rotary Foundation
Our treasurer, Brian, went through the process of setting up Amazon Smile for the Rotary Foundation.   Here is the link if you want to check it out:
It's a great way to support our Foundation any time you are ordering from Amazon!
Birthdays and Anniversaries
February Birthdays
Balinski, Steve - Feb 02
Balling, William - Feb 10
Splett, Cathy - Feb 14
O'Brien, Jing - Feb 24
February Anniversaries:
Meier, Glenn - 42 years - Feb 01 1978
Rylko, Michael - 35 years - Feb 01 1985
Snyder, Denny - 33 years - Feb 01 1987
Johannes, Pat - 6 years - Feb 06 2014
Balinski, Steve - 19 years - Feb 15 2001
Duty Roster
Please note that our Foundation Chair, Tom, will email the person doing the Foundation Minute with the information to be read at our meeting.
February 6, 2020:
Greeter: Larry Kushner
Pledge:  Andy Spetter
4-Way Test:  Carey Savitt
Thought for the Day: Quintin Sleigh
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Pete Panayiotou
Foundation Minute:  Dennis Depcik
Member Moment:  Bill Balling
Fun & Frolics: Pat Johannes
February 13, 2020:
Greeter: Stephen Legge
Pledge:  Cathy Splett
4-Way Test:  Dan Schimmel
Thought for the Day: Deb Smith
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Greg Pike
Foundation Minute:  Dan Wolf
Member Moment:  Darren Boundy
Fun & Frolics: Adriane Johnson