Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
Jan 31, 2019
Connecting People with Purpose
Feb 07, 2019
Feb 14, 2019
Road Home Program for Veterans
Feb 21, 2019
Presentation on Mindfulness
Feb 28, 2019
Sit to Fit
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Upcoming Events
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Feb 21, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Mar 21, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Apr 18, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
May 16, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Jun 20, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Jul 18, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Board Meeting
Lou Malnati's
Aug 15, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Last Week's Meeting
Last week we had a presentation from Carole Yuster of the K-9 Reading Buddies, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in North Suburban Chicagoland that supplements literacy programs using reading teams of registered therapy dogs and qualified handlers to motivate kids to read.  She brought a volunteer with the program with her therapy dog to our meeting.  
Save the Date for Buddy Bowling
Bo announced that the Buddy Bowling event that we support with the Village's Commission for Residents with Disabilities will be held this year on Thursday, April 18 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Bowlero and volunteers are needed.  Save the date!
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.

Golf Committee Meeting January 31st at 11:15
Dennis Depcik would like to remind the Golf Committee that there is a meeting on January 31st at 11:15 at Lou's.
Community News
Letters from the Heart Presentations
Dennis Depcik will be giving his presentation on Celebrating International Correspondence Writing Month and learning how a 50-year old love story developed through handwritten letters and endured through distance and time. on the following dates at these locations:
  • 2/06/19 - Elk Grove Library (7:00 pm)
  • 2/11/19 - Indian Trails Library (7:00 pm)
  • 2/14/19 - Rolling Meadows Library (1:00 pm)
  • 2/14/19 - Park Ridge Library (7:00 pm)
  • 2/21/19 - Geneva Library (2:00 pm) 
FOP Trivia Night
The Friends of the Parks Foundation will be having its second annual Trivia Night on Saturday, March 9 at the Community Arts Center - dinner at 6 pm, play begins at 7 pm.  Proceeds will benefit the Foundation's fee assistance program for active military families and families in need.  Please see Martha, Adriane or Ryan to sign up for this fun event.  The cost is $25 person (dinner included) and tables of 8 for $200.
Lincolnshire Rotary Requests that we save plastic bags for food pantry
Glenn passed on a request from the Lincolnshire Rotary Club for plastic bags that visitors to the Vernon area food pantry can use to carry their groceries.  The pantry would like to avoid having to purchase bags.  Please bring them to our meetings and give them to either Glenn or Martha.  Thanks!
Dylan News
Dylan went with the other exchange students to help at the Schaumburg Club's Feed My Starving Children event on January 11.
Dylan's Wish List
Navy Pier
Football and Baseball Games
Duty Roster
January 31, 2019:
Greeter:  Tom Kloepfer
Pledge:  Dan Wolf
4-Way Test:  Rob Seitz
Thought for the Day:  Roger Sosa
Foundation Fact:  Neil Zweiban
Member Moment:  Miriam Campbell
Fun & Frolics:  Rosemary Heilemann
February 7, 2019:
Greeter:  Steve Koebernick
Pledge:  Neil Zweiban
4-Way Test:  Brian Shepard
Thought for the Day: Andy Spetter
Foundation Fact: Chris Altieri
Member Moment:  Cristen Carlson
Fun & Frolics:  Dan Wolf
Birthdays and Anniversaries
January Birthdays
Seitz, Rob - Jan 09
Robinson, Brett - Jan 14
Risinger, Ryan - Jan 17
Johannes, Pat - Jan 25
January Anniversaries
Depcik, Dennis - 7 years - Jan 05 2012
Siwek, Lisa - 2 years - Jan 05 2017
Bragg, Dane - 8 years - Jan 06 2011
Splett, Cathy - 2 years - Jan 12 2017
Panayiotou, Pete - 6 years  - Jan 17 2013
Legge, Stephen - 12 years - Jan 25 2007
Kloepfer, Thomas - 10 years - Jan 29 2009
Shepard, Brian - 5 years -  Jan 30 2014