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Mar 04, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Business Development of Buffalo Grove
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Lou Malnatis
Mar 18, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
Apr 15, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
May 20, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
Jun 17, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
Jul 15, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
Aug 19, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Lou Malnatis
Sep 16, 2021 1:30 PM
 
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Stories
Thursday's Business Meeting is Remote
Please see President Melanie's email regarding the remote business meeting on Thursday that contains the Zoom link.
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.
Our Club's Trivia Team Had Fun at the Wheaton Club's Trivia Night February 27
Our club's trivia team - Jing and John O'Brien, Shawn, Lisa, Shannon, Stephen, Denny Snyder, Joan, Deenie and Martha had a fun time during the Rotary Club of Wheaton's fundraiser trivia night on Saturday.  We may not have won, but we had fun being in our own chat room to talk about the questions.  This club has great camaraderie!  Thanks for being our captain Jing!
 
District 6440 is Offering Vocational Scholarships

District 6440 is offering 10 vocational scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each and our club can sponsor two applicants for consideration.  Click here to see the media coverage of this opportunity.   Applications must be sent to the Rotary Club of Buffalo Grove by March 22, 2021.  We have the information and the fillable application on our website and use this link  bgrotary.org/v-scholarship to go directly to the information.

Guatemala March 2021 Service Trip Postponed
From Dan Wolf:
 
Regretfully, circumstances require that we cancel our March 2021 trips to Ak’ Tenamit scheduled for March 5-14 and March 19-28.
 
Given the hopeful news about vaccines, we are targeting October 2021 for a possible reboot.  Details will follow as we learn more.
Dan Wolf's Story About His Passion in Rotary
Club member Dan Wolf has recorded his story about what he is passionate about as a Rotarian.
 
Clink HERE to hear Dan's words, and also like it and share it on Facebook.
Duty Roster
March 4, 2021
Pledge: Greg Pike
4-Way Test: Dan Schimmel
Thought for the Day: Eric Smith
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Martha Weiss
Foundation Minute: Miriam Campbell
Member Moment: Leslie Forman
Fun & Frolics: Stephen Legge
 
March 11, 2021
Pledge:  Deenie Pomilia
4-Way Test:  Rob Seitz
Thought for the Day: Denny Snyder
Ricky D. Corny Joke of the Day: Dan Wolf
Foundation Minute: Steven Casstevens
Member Moment:  Rosemary Heilemann
Fun & Frolics: Glenn Meier
Birthdays and Anniversaries
March Birthdays
Pike, Gregory - Mar 03
Smith, Deborah - Mar 24
 
March Anniversaries:
Seitz, Rob - 15 years - Mar 09 2006
Smith, Deborah - 23 years - Mar 12 1998
Stackhouse, Rod - 4 years - Mar 16 2017
Spetter, Andy - 7 years - Mar 20 2014
Pomilia, Nadine "Deenie" - 9 years - Mar 29 2012
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!