Virtual Meetings

Posted by Linda Trexler on Apr 07, 2020
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Due to the coronavirus and advice from Rotary International, The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at the Park District until further notice. Our regularly scheduled meetings will be held virtually on Thursday mornings at 7:30 AM via ZOOM. If you are interested in participating in one of our meetings, please contact Club President, Chuck Barrett, at 847-347-5521. Please stay well as we navigate through these unchartered waters.
Virtual Meetings Linda Trexler 2020-04-07 05:00:00Z 0

Paul Harris Club Match

Posted by Linda Trexler on Mar 05, 2020
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The program runs through 5/15/20, and anyone wishing to take advantage of the opportunity will need to email me with their intentions before May 13, 2020 and I will coordinate submission when I return. Please continue reading for further details of the program.  I will be sending a separate email to all members who have not yet achieved their first Paul Harris Fellowship.
 
 
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McHenry Coalition Spaghetti Dinner 4/19/2020 Linda Trexler 2020-03-05 06:00:00Z 0

Home of the Sparrow

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Today's program was presented by Jennifer Kolarczyk, Events and Marketing Manager for Home of the Sparrow. Jennifer updated the membership of some of the many programs supported by Home of the Sparrow for residents located in and around McHenry County. She also discussed a couple of fundraising events that will be taking place in the next couple of months. Their Hope Casino Night Benefit will be held on Friday, April 3rd at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake, and its Celebration of Women Luncheon is scheduled for Friday, May 8th at Boulder Ridge Country Club. Registration for both of these events is available on their website.
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Bill Gates Announces Continued Support for Polio Eradication Joseph Trexler 2020-01-23 06:00:00Z 0

Letters to Santa

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 14, 2019
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Today's program was a presentation by Interact students Gracie Touhy and Jenna Styart. These two young ladies updated the membership on the many programs in which the Interact Club is involved. The most important one right now is their annual "Letters to Santa" program which is a huge undertaking. Club members present took letters to buy gifts for young children in the inner-city. If you were not present but would like to participate in the program, please contact either Pat or Cindy Finlon. They collected a few extra envelopes.
 
The dollar amount is between $30 and $35 each, and we were asked not to exceed this amount. If you would like to contribute more to this worthwhile effort, Direct Effect Charities (DEC) would be grateful for donations and instructions to do so are in the envelope with the student's "Letter to Santa".
 
"Letters to Santa" gifts need to be purchased, wrapped and labeled with your child's gift (tag is also inside the packet). The gifts need to be delivered to Cary-Grove High School by Thursday, December 12th. Thanks to all for stepping up and helping Interact achieve their goals.  
 
Letters to Santa Linda Trexler 2019-11-14 06:00:00Z 0

Today's Program

Posted by Joe Trexler on Nov 07, 2019
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Today's guest speaker was Carol Dolan from the Fox River Grove Memorial Library. Carol updated the club on the youth literacy events that are available at the library and thanked the membership for its long-term sponsorship of some of those programs. She discussed a few new programs that will be available to the public next year, and encouraged all members to volunteer for any that fit into their time and interest levels. Carol will be retiring next May, but will be passing our partnership baton to her replacement, whenever that person is identified. The club has had a long relationship with the Library and the Friends of the Fox River Grove Library, dating back to Pat Flanagan's year as president in 2006. We wish Carol well in her "Golden Years".   
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Bell Ringing at Woodfield Mall

Posted by Linda Trexler on Oct 10, 2019
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Please let Sandi know if you are interested in volunteering for the Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Woodfield Mall on Friday, December 6th from 10:00 AM to Noon.  There is a plan to go to lunch afterwards. More information with be forthcoming.
Bell Ringing at Woodfield Mall Linda Trexler 2019-10-10 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary National Polio Day

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Rotary International will be celebrating its second annual World Polio Day event on October 24th. Through the generosity of club member, Dave Miller and Bernie, of Liberty Outdoor Advertising, the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove has installed an outdoor sign at the entrance of Lake Julian Trout Farm to bring public awareness to this occasion. The sign is located at Route 14 and Jandus Road and is visible to traffic headed in both directions. 
 
To learn more about total eradicati0n of this crippling disease, visit Rotary International's website.
Rotary National Polio Day Joseph Trexler 2019-10-03 05:00:00Z 0

New Member - Cindy Finlon

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Congratulations, Cindy! Maybe I should say Congratulations to the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove. It is with great excitement that we welcome our newest member, Cindy Finlon. Cindy is well known to the membership and has already contributed much to the organization. Welcome aboard!
New Member - Cindy Finlon Linda Trexler 2019-09-26 05:00:00Z 0

October Social Meeting

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 25, 2019
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Our October Evening Social will be held at Bonefish Grill, 1604 S Randall, Algonquin Commons on Thursday, October 17th. Our reservation is at 6:00 PM. Sandi is inviting members/spouses who are available to get together earlier at her new residence between 4:00 and 4:30 for wine and beer. Her residence is along the way if you're coming from Cary. Let Sandi know if you will be attending so she can have adequate seating arranged.  
October Social Meeting Linda Trexler 2019-09-25 05:00:00Z 0

Lafarge/Meyer Material Updates

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 12, 2019
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Chuck has been approached by Mayor Mark Knownick regarding the club's interest in partnering with the Village on the development of the Lafarge/Meyer Material park. Chuck and Dave will be meeting with the Mayor on Friday to discuss a probably time line and the club's participation.
Lafarge/Meyer Material Updates Linda Trexler 2019-09-12 05:00:00Z 0

Christmas Party

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 05, 2019
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A very special Thank You to Sandi for making our Christmas Party at "The Onion Pub Brewery"  a wonderful evening. She organized all the details from table decorations to candy and raffle items. Special thanks also to those who donated raffle items, helped setup and for selling raffle tickets. It was a festive evening of fellowship. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!
 
Christmas Party Linda Trexler 2019-09-05 05:00:00Z 0

Evening Social

Posted by Linda Trexler on Aug 08, 2019
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On Thursday, August 15th, our Evening Social will be held at Coleman's in the Park at 6:00 PM.  Please contact Sandi if you plan to be in attendance and let her know if you are bringing a guest.
Evening Social Linda Trexler 2019-08-08 05:00:00Z 0

Cary Main Street Steak Fry

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Aug 08, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will again be hosting a Steak Fry at this year's "Cary Main Street Fest". The event will be held on Saturday, September 14th, between the hours of 5:00pm and 8:00pm and will be catered by Brett Coleman of "Coleman's in the Park". Tickets are $40 and can be purchased from Rotary Club members (see club membership list on the club's website) or by sending an email to the club. The proceeds from this year's event will benefit the Cary Food Pantry.
Cary Main Street Steak Fry Joseph Trexler 2019-08-08 05:00:00Z 0

Meeting and Venue Change

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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at the Park District on the morning of July 18th.  In lieu of this meeting we will be having our "Evening Social" at Tapas Calpe in Cary.  Members please consult your Bulletin for the details.  Sandi is handling the RSVP's.  Our next meeting will be back at the Park District on Thursday, July 25th.
Meeting and Venue Change Linda Trexler 2019-07-11 05:00:00Z 0

True Value Paint

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Today's guest speakers were Jeffrey Maycan and Lori Feuerhelm from True Value Paint Manufacturing. Jeff is the Factory Director for their facility located here, in Cary. This 600,000 square foot building is the only paint manufacturing plant that True Value processes. The 135 employees working at this facility are responsible for producing and distributing paint to True Value's 4700 stores. Their efforts account for 4% of the company's total revenue, but 50% of its profit.
 
Depending on the type and color being produced, each batch of paint can have 7 to 20 different ingredients, all of which are warehoused on site. This makes it possible to provide over 1,000 Stock Keeping Units (SKU's) to meet the current demands of their customers and the ability to produce in excess of 50,000 gallons a day. In addition, as stated on True Value's Website, its EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex paint has been certified as asthma and allergy friendly.
 
Thanks, Jeffrey and Lori for a very informative and interesting presentation. More information about True Value Paints can be found on their website at https://www.truevaluepaint.com
True Value Paint Joseph Trexler 2019-06-27 05:00:00Z 0

No Meeting on Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Due to the 4th of July Holiday, the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting on Thursday, July 4, 2017.  Our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 11th at 7:30 am.
No Meeting on Thursday, July 4, 2019 Linda Trexler 2019-06-27 05:00:00Z 0
President Franklin D Roosevelt's D-Day Prayer Joseph Trexler 2019-06-07 05:00:00Z 0

No Meeting 6/20/19

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 04, 2019
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Since we are having our 2019-20 Installation Dinner on Monday, June 17th, the Rotary Club of Cary Grove will not be meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Our next regularly scheduled meeting will be Thursday, June 27, 2019.
No Meeting 6/20/19 Linda Trexler 2019-06-04 05:00:00Z 0
Bill Gates Talks About Polio Eradication Joe Trexler 2019-05-20 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary HealthRays Project

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This mornings guest speaker was Larry Kanar from the Rotary Club of Northbrook. Larry updated the membership on the status of District 6440's Rotary Health Rays project in Guatemala. Each unit costs $75,000. Our district has raised more than $650,000 in funds pledged as of 10/10/17 to bring digital x-ray technology to Guatemala.  The plan is to install 29 digital x-ray machines in areas throughout Guatemala.  As of today, 11 have already been installed.  In our district, over 50 clubs have already signed to support the project, and they are hoping for 100% participation.  To learn more about this project, please visit the District's website. 
 
 
Rotary HealthRays Project Linda Trexler 2019-05-16 05:00:00Z 0

No Morning Meeting on 5/23/19

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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting in the morning on Thursday, May 23, 2019.  We will be having our "Evening Social".  Members please check your bulletins for the venue and time.
No Morning Meeting on 5/23/19 Linda Trexler 2019-05-09 05:00:00Z 0

Alternate Evening Meeting

Posted by Joe Trexler on Apr 11, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be holding a social gathering on Sunday, April 28th for those wishing to learn more about Rotary. The meeting will be held at Cary Ale House , located at 208 W Main street in Cary, and will begin at 6:30PM. If you are interested in getting involved with a club that works on local and worldwide issues, consider stopping by and checking us out.
Alternate Evening Meeting Joe Trexler 2019-04-11 05:00:00Z 0

Department of Public Works Update

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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At today's meeting, Erik Morimoto, Director of Public Works, and Matt Anderson gave an overview of the Wastewater Treatment System for the Village of Cary. Matt described in detail the filtration process used by the village. Residents of Cary are fortunate in having the property, facility and expertise to ensure that our wastewater is efficiently processed in a cost-effective manner. And, the facility has the capacity to accommodate additional growth within the community without the need to upgrade equipment.
 
Erick reviewed some of the Construction Projects that are planned for the Village. At the top of that list is the upgrade to the Metro Station, a $2.3 million grant project that includes a new depot and pedestrian crossing at Route 14. Being the 60th busiest station out of Metra's 236 stations, this upgrade is much needed. Thanks to both Matt & Erik for a very informative program. 
Department of Public Works Update Joseph Trexler 2019-04-04 05:00:00Z 0

1st in the District

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We are grateful to Past District Governor, Don Brewer, for being on-hand this morning to proudly present the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove with three separate awards. The first most notable award was for being 1st in the District for Foundation Giving. Out of approximately 72 clubs in our District, being No. 1 is a significant accomplishment. The second award was The Rotary Citation (formerly the Presidential Citation). This award was given to the club for meeting specific goals outlined by the District at the beginning of the year. The third award was for our "End Polio Now" contribution which was in excess of $1,500. We may be a small club, but our leadership is experienced and committed. Congratulations to all our Members, our Board and President, Pat Finlon, for all their hard work. We are very proud of our members and our leadership.
1st in the District Linda Trexler 2019-03-28 05:00:00Z 0

March Evening Social Event

Posted by Linda Trexler on Mar 14, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at the Cary Park District on Thursday, March 21st. We will be having our "Evening Social" at Yummy Asian Bistro, located at 918 Route 22, Fox River Grove, IL. Please contact Chuck Barrett if you plan to be in attendance, or register online.  Reservations will be set for 6:30 PM.
 
March Evening Social Event Linda Trexler 2019-03-14 05:00:00Z 0

Cary Fire Protection District

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Our guest speaker last week was Captain Andy Veath from the Cary Fire Protection District. Captain Veath updated the membership on current events and activities at the district. Founded over 100 years ago, the fire district is a separate entity from the Village of Cary. It provides protection for fire, rescue and life ambulance services to over 35,000 residents in the Cary area. 
 
Community involvement is an important aspect at the district. Most notable are the Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) classes that are open to the public. Classes are held on the first Wednesday of the month but do require pre-registration, which can be done by visiting their website. The classes teach adult, child and infant CPR as well as techniques in choking incidents and how to use an Automatic External Defibrillation device. To learn more about the services offered by the Fire District, visit their website at www.http://caryfire.com.
 
 
 
 
Cary Fire Protection District Joseph Trexler 2019-03-07 06:00:00Z 0

New Paul Harris Fellow

Posted by Linda Trexler
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At our Evening Social on February 21st, The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove was pleased to award A. Robert Abboud with a Paul Harris Fellowship. Sponsored by his long-time friend and partner Ted Wagner, Mr. Abboud proudly accepted the award. His many contributions to the community, and his connections throughout the world have exemplified the humanitarian and educational objectives of The Rotary Foundation. We are thankful for his demonstrating in his life and vocation a commitment to helping persons in need, here and around the world. Congratulations, Bob!
New Paul Harris Fellow Linda Trexler 2019-02-28 06:00:00Z 0

McHenry County Conservation District

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Elizabeth Kessler, Executive Director for the McHenry County Conservation District, was the guest speaker this Elizabeth Kessler, Executive Director for the McHenry County Conservation District, was the guest speaker this morning at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove. Shawna Flavell, Executive Director for the McHenry County Conservation Foundationwas also present at the meeting. Founded in 1971, MCCD established a mission of "Sustaining the Dream" by becoming stewards of the places we love in McHenry County. Nearly fifty years later, that dream still motivates the staff and volunteers that nurture the 25,000 plus acres that make up the district. at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove. Shawna Flavell, Executive Director for the McHenry County Conservation Foundation was also present at the meeting. Founded in 1971, MCCD established a mission of "Sustaining the Dream" by becoming stewards of the places we love in McHenry County. Nearly fifty years later, that dream still motivates the staff and volunteers that nurture the 25,000 plus acres that make up the district.
At the core of what it does, MCCD works at protecting the environment that local animals and plant species rely on for their habitat.  Thirty-four sites are open to the public featuring 105 miles of hiking trails, 45 miles of biking trails, 23 fishing ponds, 6 campgrounds, 4 canoe launches, 40 miles of horse trails, and 21 sites with picnic shelters, and a multitude of opportunities for wildlife viewing. Over 500 volunteers help with the maintenance of these properties.
The future activities for MCCD is guided by the McHenry County Citizens' Conservation Bill of Rights. To learn more about volunteer opportunities and how you can support the district, visit their website at http://www.mccdistrict.org.
 
 
McHenry County Conservation District Joseph Trexler 2019-02-28 06:00:00Z 0


Full Master's Degree Scholarships Overseas

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Feb 14, 2019
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove invites college graduates to apply for full master’s degree scholarships at overseas universities. When the Suburban Chicago Rotary District selects scholars and approves budgets, then tuition, books, travel and room and board will be paid by The Rotary Foundation and Rotary District 6440.
 
Candidates must be clearly superior and ready for graduate education. The scholar must have a field of study matching one of Rotary’s six core areas:
  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Water and sanitation
  • Maternal and child health
  • Basic education and literacy
  • Economic and community development.
For information and to apply, contact Jim Bradley at 847-777-1301.
Full Master's Degree Scholarships Overseas Joseph Trexler 2019-02-14 06:00:00Z 0
Century Raffle Fundraiser Joe Trexler 2019-01-26 06:00:00Z 0

Pioneer Center

Posted by Linda Trexler on Dec 06, 2018
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Today's program was presented by Barb Swanson from the Pioneer Center. Barb discussed the three programs offered by Pioneer Center; Developmental Disability Services, Behavioral Health Services and Homeless Services. She expanded greatly on the last program which supports the homeless community in McHenry County. In addition to the PADS programs offered by local churches throughout the County, which is sponsored by Pioneer Center, their facility located in Woodstock provides a comfortable bed and other housing necessities for those who are need of this temporary service. Barb stated that a donation of $2,500 allows organizations or individuals to "adopt a bed" for one year. To learn more about the other services offered by The Pioneer Center and volunteer opportunities, visit their website at https://www.pioneercenter.org
Pioneer Center Linda Trexler 2018-12-06 06:00:00Z 0

Tiffany Au - Rotary Youth Assembly

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 15, 2018
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How wonderful to visit with Tiffany Au-Remington.  Past Decker Scholarship recipient and Interact Club President, Tiffany was invited to speak at District 6440's Youth Assembly.  It's hard to believe that ten years have passed so quickly.  She's developed into an amazing woman with the ability to succeed despite life throwing her numerous obstacles.  In the photo from left to right, Linda Trexler, Tiffany Au-Remington, Pat Finlon and Sue Maifield.
Tiffany Au - Rotary Youth Assembly Linda Trexler 2018-11-15 06:00:00Z 0

Today's Program

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 08, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove was honored today by a visit from District 6440's Governor, Julie Clark.  Julie's first official act of the morning was to recognize Phil Stanko as a new Paul Harris Fellow. She also awarded Paul Harris level advancements to Dave Miller and Joe Trexler.
 
Following up on last night's visit with the board, Julie updated the membership on changes being worked on at the District level to streamline the the grant process. The District is also working on a better way to showcase all that is going on in the district through the publication of a District News Letter. Julie also talked about the "Flexibility" factor and how that relates to individual clubs. Having a program that addresses flexibility in membership status and how that relates to the dues structure, can have a positive effect on the club's ability to attract & maintain members. Programs that offer options for spouse membership, satellite clubs and corporate-shared memberships can also add to the diversity of a club and attract individuals who might be interested in doing service projects as opposed to those that enjoy a more traditional role in service clubs. 
 
Julie reflected on her turning point in getting really involved with Rotary. It all happened when someone asked if she would be interested in working on a committee. Getting involved at the committee level and working with others was a fun adventure for her, and being involved led to self-training and research as she sought out a better understanding of the types of programs offered by Rotary International. How fortunate for District 6440 that she took on the challenge of learning what Rotary has to offer.
   
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Shop With a Cop

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 08, 2018
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The club has matched it's goal of $500 toward the "Shop With a Cop" program.  With the $535 member donations, we are in a position to write a check for $1,035.00 for their Christmas shopping program for the needy.  Anyone interested in adding to the donation should contact Steve Cherveny ASAP.  Thanks to everyone who helped us to meet our goal for this most worthy cause.
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Refuge for Women

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 13, 2018
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Today's guest speaker was Karen Schultz, City Director, Refuge for Women Chicago. While their name implies Chicago, their organization works nationally and locally to assist adult women escape the cycle of sexual exploitation and trafficking. A Safe House Refuge for Women was established in McHenry County in 2006.
 
Karen explained how easily a young girl can be manipulated into doing things they wouldn't ordinarily do. Once begun, the trafficker's hold over them is too overwhelming for them to break away on their own, and their situation only gets worse.
 
Established in 2009 in Lexington, KY, Refuge for Women is a "non-profit, faith based organization providing specialized long-term care for women who have escaped human trafficking or sexual exploitation." Their goal is to help victims overcome addictions and reclaim their identities and build a brighter future.
 
More information can be found on these projects by visiting www.RefugeForWomen.org.
Refuge for Women Linda Trexler 2018-09-13 05:00:00Z 0

Plasma Cutter Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 13, 2018
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If you plan to be in attendance for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the CNC Manufacturing Lab at the CGHS, please contact Pat Finlon ASAP.  Pat needs to respond by Friday, September 14th.  The ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, September 18th at CGHS.  The Ribbon Cutting is at 4:00 p.m. and the Open House is at 6:30 p.m.  If you are going, remember to wear your Rotary shirt.
Plasma Cutter Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Linda Trexler 2018-09-13 05:00:00Z 0

No Meeting - September 20, 2018

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 13, 2018
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Due to our annual "Steak-Fry Dinner" the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting on September 20, 2018. The proceeds from this fundraiser are used to support the Cary-Grove Food Pantry.  Our next scheduled meeting will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
No Meeting - September 20, 2018 Linda Trexler 2018-09-13 05:00:00Z 0

Weiss Scholarship Foundation

Posted by Joe Trexler on Aug 09, 2018
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Our guest speaker at last week's meeting was Brett Weiss of the Weiss scholarship Foundation. Brett is a member of the Rotary Club of Naperville.  Since 2009, Brett has traveled six times to Kenya in pursuit of following his dream for combating poverty in the village of Dago. Most of his efforts have been directed toward improving the education level of the children that live there. Dago is a tiny community of 3,000 people with an average family income of less than $2 per day. In Kenyan, the average education is only four years. Only 20% of the children actually go to High School.
 
To combat this, Brett established The Weiss Scholarship Foundation in 2011. The goal of this foundation is to have a positive impact on all of the youth members in Dago and the Kenya area. By providing a guaranteed source of income for students to continue their education through High School, Brett's hope is that the economic & health conditions of the area will improve. Since the Foundation was started, 42 full four year scholarships have be issued. Eleven students have graduated from High School and four have gone on to University.
 
A full sponsorship for four years of High School is approximately $3,500. To learn more about The Weiss Scholarship Foundation and how you can help support it, visit their site at https://weissscholarshipfoundation.org.
Weiss Scholarship Foundation Joe Trexler 2018-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Cary Main Street Steak Fry

Posted by Joe Trexler on Aug 09, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will again be hosting the "Main Steak Fry", which will be catered by Brett Coleman of "Coleman's in the Park." This event is part of the "Cary Main Street Fest" and will take place on Saturday, September 15th between the hours of 5:00pm & 8:00pm. Tickets for the event are $35 and can be purchased from Rotary Club members (see club membership list on the club's website) or by sending an email to the club. The proceeds from this year's event will benefit The Cary Food Pantry.
 
 
Cary Main Street Steak Fry Joe Trexler 2018-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Little Free Libraries Ribbon Cutting

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Members fron The Friends of the Fox River Grove Memorial Library and the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove dedicate the opening of the Little Free Libraries that were installed in Fox River Grove earlier this spring. One is located in Lion’s Park (pictured here), the other is in the Stone Hill Shopping Center located at Routes 22 & 14 in Fox River Grove. 
Little Free Libraries Ribbon Cutting Joseph Trexler 2018-06-28 05:00:00Z 0

Paul Harris Match Program
 

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 28, 2018
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The Board has approved the promotion of a Paul Harris Match Program to members in good standing of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove:
 
  1. Any member that has not yet achieved their first Paul Harris Fellow may make a cash donation up to $500, and the club will match two-to-one towards his/her first Paul Harris Fellow.
  2. Any member who is already a Paul Harris Fellow may make a cash donation up to $500, and the club will match one-to-one towards his/her next Paul Harris level.
  3. Any member who is already a Paul Harris Fellow may make a cash donation up to $500, and the club will match one-to-one towards making another Non-Rotarian a Paul Harris Fellow.
The program will run from 7/1/18 thru 11/08/18.  Checks should be made payable to “The Cary-Grove Rotary Charitable Fund” and delivered to Linda Trexler along with the printed name of the individual, address and relationship to the Rotarian requesting the match (e.g. Spouse, Son/Daughter, Grandchild, Friend, etc.).  Please contact Linda Trexler, Foundation Chair (847-462-1087) if you interested in taking advantage of this program.
Paul Harris Match Program  Linda Trexler 2018-06-28 05:00:00Z 0

Meeting and Venue Change 7/5/18 & July 12, 2018

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 28, 2018
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Due to the 4th of July celebrations/vacations and our Installation Picnic, the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at the Park District on the mornings on July 5 and July 12, 2018.
Meeting and Venue Change 7/5/18 & July 12, 2018 Linda Trexler 2018-06-28 05:00:00Z 0

No Meetings - July 5th and July 12th

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 07, 2018
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Due to the 4th of July Holiday and our Installation Dinner, the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be having their regularly scheduled meetings at the Park District on Thursdays July 5th and July 12th.  Our next regular meeting will be at the Park District on Thursday, July 19th.
No Meetings - July 5th and July 12th Linda Trexler 2018-06-07 05:00:00Z 0

President Installation

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 10, 2018
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This year's Installation Dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, July 10th beginning at 6:00PM. As in the past, we will be meeting at Lake Julian Trout Farm, 65 Northwest Highway, Cary, IL. The event will be catered by Bret Coleman, owner of Coleman's in the Park. Please RSVP to Dave Miller if you will be in attendance along with any family members or guests you may be bringing. You can also register yourself & your guests by simply clicking on the event in clubrunner or on our website.
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Honduras Service Projects

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 03, 2018
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Today's guest speaker was Dr. Jeff Johnson. He discussed some of the Rotary projects that are being planned in the Comayagua Valley area of Honduras. These projects are being offered by El Ayudante Missions Inc, a non-profit group committed to changing lives and transforming communities in the rural, agricultural areas of Honduras.
 
The projects differ in size and scope and focus on improving the quality of health, education and basic sanitation for the 15,000 people living in the area. One badly needed project includes providing a well for the campus of El Ayudante which houses a Medical & Dental Clinic and a Learning Center. Another would give financial support to purchase medicine for the Clinica El Ayudante, which has the only doctors withing a 25-mile radius. Water Storage basins for community homes is a third project. Due to limited water availability in the area, local communities only receive water through the piping system for about an hour per day. As a result, individual families need to have a storage basin that allows them to acquire enough water for daily functional needs.
 
To learn more about their Mission and the various projects they support, visit their website at eahonduras.org.
 
 
Honduras Service Projects Joseph Trexler 2018-05-03 05:00:00Z 0

Thomas C Decker Memorial

Posted by Linda Trexler on Apr 26, 2018
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A Memorial Service is being held for Tom Decker on Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Tom is a former member of our club and the benefactor of our Decker Scholarship program.  Many of Cary-Grove High School students have benefitted from Tom's generosity.  Rotarians attending are encouraged to wear their Rotary shirts and name tags. See the "Upcoming Events" column article for details for time and address.
Thomas C Decker Memorial Linda Trexler 2018-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

A Big Thank You from CGHS!!

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Apr 26, 2018
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Members of the Cary-Grove H.S. CNC class presented the club with a Thank You plaque in recognition for our commitment to purchase a plasma cutter for their machining & engineering class. The Rotary Wheel was designed in Wood & produced on their CNC laser cutter. This plaque will be duplicated in 1/4 metal and displayed next to the new cutter when it is installed.
A Big Thank You from CGHS!! Joseph Trexler 2018-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

Alternate Evening Meeting

Posted by Joe Trexler on Apr 05, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be holding a social gathering on Thursday, April 12th for those wishing to learn more about Rotary. The meeting will be held at Cary Ale House , located at 208 W Main street in Cary, and will begin at 6:30PM. If you are interested in getting involved with a club that works on local and worldwide issues, consider stopping by and checking us out.
Alternate Evening Meeting Joe Trexler 2018-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

Cubs vs Brewers

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The Rotary Club of North Chicago will again be hosting the Tailgate Party and seating for the Cubs vs Brewers at Miller Park on Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day).  Cost of tickets is currently $75 per person.  More information will follow.  For now, save the date and let Pat Finlon know if you are interested in attending.
Cubs vs Brewers Linda Trexler 2018-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary District 6440 WASH Program

Posted by Joe Trexler on Mar 01, 2018
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Clean water and hygiene education can improve the health of children. That's the goal of Rotary International's Water, Sanitation And Hygiene (WASH) program. At today's meeting, Narayan Murarka from the Rotary Club of Barrington (Breakfast) informed the membership of the status of the work being done in Sumpango, a part of the Rotary Club of Guatemala Sur, which is part of Rotary District 4250.

The Barrington Breakfast Club has taken the lead on the Rotary International Challenge Grants program.  Of the 46 clubs that applied for these grants, Barrington was selected as one of the four winners. Their task was to solicit individual clubs within District 6640 to raise for this project. The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove was eager to participate in this endeavor. At today's meeting, President, Pat Finlon presented Narayan with the club's check, which will be matched by Rotary District 6440. 

To learn more about the specific goals this grant will enable, visit Rotary District 6440's website.

Rotary District 6440 WASH Program Joe Trexler 2018-03-01 06:00:00Z 0

Little Free Libraries

Posted by Joe Trexler on Mar 01, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove has partnered with The Friends of the Fox River Grove Memorial Library over the past few years to help promote literacy. One of this year’s projects is to place two Little Free Libraries within their community. These are now completed and will be installed in the spring when the weather permits. Photos of the construction phase for these libraries can be found in the Photo Albums Section of our website.
Little Free Libraries Joe Trexler 2018-03-01 06:00:00Z 0

Meeting & Venue Change for 2/15/18

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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting in the morning of Thursday, February 15, 2018. We will be having a "Fireside Chat". Members, please consult your bulletin for information and to RSVP.
Meeting & Venue Change for 2/15/18 Linda Trexler 2018-02-08 06:00:00Z 0

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jan 25, 2018
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At this morning's meeting, members in attendance had the opportunity to hear Leslie Blake, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County. Leslie discussed the impact just an hour a week over lunch can make in the life of a youth.  Many have lost a parent or guardian for various reasons and are in need of  someone with whom they can spend time and to be a constant in their lives. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides this opportunity. It not only benefits the youth, but can provide the adult with a feeling of fulfillment knowing that they are making a difference in the life of an individual.
 
Through the generosity of several donors, they are in the process of moving into a new facility that is in need of some renovating. They will gladly accept volunteers willing to help in this endeavor. They also have an upcoming fundraiser called "Bowling For Kids' Sake."  There are various dates, times and venues to help this worthwhile cause.  Please go to their website at bbbsmchenry.org to learn more about opportunities to help out or support their fundraiser.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Linda Trexler 2018-01-25 06:00:00Z 0

Meeting & Venue Change

Posted by Joe Trexler on Jan 11, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at its regular time and location on Thursday, January 18th. Instead it will hold it's monthly Social Meeting at Pablo's Mexican Restaurant. The meeting will be on Thursday, January 18th beginning at 6:30PM. Members, please check the weekly bulletin for details.
Meeting & Venue Change Joe Trexler 2018-01-11 06:00:00Z 0

Home of the Sparrow

Sue Maifield received a letter from Home of the Sparrow to the membership.  The letter was a sincere "Thank You" to the the members for gift-card donations amounting to $295.  Thanks to each member for making their individual donations to this most worthy cause. 
Home of the Sparrow Linda Trexler 2018-01-04 06:00:00Z 0

January Alternate Evening Meeting 

Posted by Joe Trexler on Jan 04, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be holding a social gathering on Thursday, January 11th for those wishing to learn more about Rotary. The meeting will be held at Cary Ale House , located at 208 W Main street in Cary, and will begin at 6:30PM. If you are interested in getting involved with a club that works on local and worldwide issues, consider stopping by and checking us out. 
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Farewell to Founding Member & Benefactor

Posted by Joe Trexler on Dec 07, 2017
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At this morning's weekly meeting, members of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove were saddened to hear of the passing of Tom Decker. Tom was a long-time member and is also the benefactor of the clubs Scholarship Fund. Tom will be remembered fondly by those who knew him before he moved to California. His legacy will live on by those students benefiting from his continuing scholarship fund. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his entire family and friends. Click on the link to view his obituary.
Farewell to Founding Member & Benefactor Joe Trexler 2017-12-07 06:00:00Z 0

Meeting & Venue Change December 14, 2017

Posted by Linda Trexler on Dec 07, 2017
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will not be meeting at the Park District in the morning on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Instead, we will be having our Annual Christmas Party at 7:00 PM at The Onion Pub & Brewery, 22221 N Pepper Road, Lake Barrington, IL 60010.  Please let Chuck know as soon as possible if you will be attending and how many attendees will be in your party.
Meeting & Venue Change December 14, 2017 Linda Trexler 2017-12-07 06:00:00Z 0

Home of the Sparrow Donation

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 02, 2017
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At its weekly meeting, the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove presented a check for $500 to The Home of the Sparrow. Making the presentation is club secretary, Sue Maifield. Receiving the check are HOS representatives Debbie McGraw and Michelle Lussman. The donation will be used this winter for maintenance of the Fox River Grove Transitional House.
Home of the Sparrow Donation Linda Trexler 2017-11-02 05:00:00Z 0

District Governor's Visit

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 02, 2017
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove was honored to be visited by Rotary District 6440 Governor, Don Brewer and his wife, Roseann. Fellowship was enjoyed by all on Wednesday evening when Don and Roseann met with Board members at Jameson's Charhouse to review the goals and aspirations of the Club. Governor Don met with the entire Rotary membership at its regular weekly meeting on Thursday. 
 
Don's message to the membership was to "focus on what you want for your communities. What can you do as a club to make Cary and Fox River Grove better communities." He shared a video entitled, "Seeing Red Cars" by Laura Goodrich.  The theme of the video was to get individuals to focus on what they want instead of what they don't want.  He also discussed the importance of having "our other" person to whom we can turn to for guidance and support. He referenced Dr. Henry Cloud's book, "The Power of the Other", and urged each member to find their "Other." He used the example of a three-legged stool to explain the stability each person needs to be successful in life. The first two legs represent your physical and emotional strengths. The third represents the fellowship. This includes friends and family, but also those that you can call upon to assist in your times of need.
District Governor's Visit Linda Trexler 2017-11-02 05:00:00Z 0

End Polio Now Day

Posted by Joe Trexler on Oct 26, 2017
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Rotary International has declared October 24th as "End Polio Now Day" and has asked local Rotary Clubs to help promote awareness of the significant advancements made toward the eradication of this disease over the past 30 years. A special thanks to Rotarians Dave Miller and Ted Wagner for placing "End Polio Now" awareness signs at their business locations. Dave has a billboard posted at the intersection of Jandus Road and Route 14, and Ted has information on his digital signs located at Stone Hill, Foxmoor & Cary Commons shopping centers. 
 
Where are we in the fight to end polio? What are our successes and challenges? Find out during a live event on World Polio Day by visiting Endpolio.org.
End Polio Now Day Joe Trexler 2017-10-26 05:00:00Z 0

Cruise Night Opportunity!

Posted by Joe Trexler on Jun 15, 2017
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The club will have a table at the July 26th Cruise Night, which will feature Cadillac/Lincoln/Mercury autos. This presents a great opportunity to share with the public what Rotary does in their community. It would be nice to have a good showing at this event, so please plan on being in attendance. Volunteers are needed to help set up the table and tent. Plan on being there by 6:00PM.
Cruise Night Opportunity! Joe Trexler 2017-06-15 05:00:00Z 0

Installation Dinner
 

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 01, 2017
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This year's Installation Dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00PM.  As in the past, we will be meeting at Lake Julian Trout Farm, 65 Northwest Highway, Cary, IL. The event will be catered by Bret Coleman owner of Coleman's in the Park.  Please RSVP to Dave Miller if you will be in attendance along with any family members or guests you may be bringing.
Installation Dinner  Linda Trexler 2017-06-01 05:00:00Z 0

Chris Moore - Classification Presentation

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 01, 2017
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Attendees at this morning's meeting were fortunate to hear a bit about our newest member, Chris Moore.  Chris grew up in the West Virginia Countryside where he loved racing go carts.  So much so, that he was good enough to compete out-of-state.
 
Upon completion of high school, Chris set off to college at West Virginia University Tech.  Following a path in Chemistry he moved on to the University of Virginia.  With the support of an encouraging woman, Michelle who he later married, he pursued a career in Environmental Chemistry and the effects of Mercury in the environment.  This path kept him moving around a great deal--Shenandoah National Park, Greenland, California, Alaska are just a few.
 
After focusing on Mercury in the environment, Chris changed his career to the effects of gasses in the Environment.  This change moved his family to Cary, Illinois where he now works as Senior Scientist for Gas Technology Institute in Des Plaines.  Please take the time to introduce yourself to Dr. Chris Moore.  Don't let that "Dr." title fool you.  He's a very down-to-earth fun person to be around.
Chris Moore - Classification Presentation Linda Trexler 2017-06-01 05:00:00Z 0

Chuck Barrett - Classification Talk

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This morning's members were delighted to share in the Classification talk given by Chuck Barrett.  As always, Chuck's humor helped to make light of some difficult times in his life, while his positive outlook and character helped him succeed.  Gil was grateful to finally learn where all of his athletic tape disappeared to back when he was a trainer and Chuck was playing football in high school.  
Chuck Barrett - Classification Talk Linda Trexler 2017-03-30 05:00:00Z 0

Cary-Grove Historical Society

Posted by Joe Trexler on Mar 23, 2017
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Pam Losey, President and Founder of the Cary-Grove Historical Society, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove's meeting this morning. Pam discussed their newest project, which is to install a bronze bust of William Dennison Cary (founder of Cary) in the Jaycee Park located along Three-Oaks Road. The Historical Society is hoping to have the bust completed by early summer. William is one of the first settlers of the area, purchasing 80+ acres of land in 1841 for the lofty price of $1.25 per acre. 
 
The bust is being sculptured by artist, Guy J Bellaver, who was also in attendance at this morning's meeting. The sculpture is being designed after a photo of Cary that was taken in the 1840 time-frame. Guy explained his process for creating the 1 1/2 time life-size bust as well as the process that will be used to convert the clay prototype into a bronze bust. He has fashioned numerous works in Pennsylvania, Geneva and St. Charles, IL. More information about his works can be found at his website http://bellaverstudios.com
Cary-Grove Historical Society Joe Trexler 2017-03-23 05:00:00Z 0

Payment Brokers

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Mar 02, 2017
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Today's guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove was Jeremy Lessaris, CEO of Payment Brokers.  Jeremy is an entrepreneur that specializes in helping small to medium-sized businesses become more efficient.  Finding new ways to manage credit card processing is at the heart of what Payment Brokers does.   Their service includes shopping for the best credit rate available and monitoring the billing activity to insure the credit card company is maintaining its agreement.  Sounds simple, but for the average small business, it's a function that normally doesn't get addressed, and one that could be the cause of unnecessary expense.  
 
To learn more about the services provided by Payment Brokers, visit their website at http://paymentbrokers.com.  
Payment Brokers Joseph Trexler 2017-03-02 06:00:00Z 0

Knowing and Loving Author, Robert Beezat

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Those in attendance at this morning's meeting were fortunate enough to meet and hear author, Robert Beezat.  Bob shared a presentation on his book "Knowing and Loving, The Keys to Real Happiness".  His insightful book covers understanding who and what we are as human beings.  He also demonstrated how the Rotary Four-Way Test ties nicely into achieving this goal.  Bob also stayed after the meeting to sign copies of his book.
 
More information about Bob and his books is available at his website www.robertbeezat.com.  
Knowing and Loving Author, Robert Beezat Linda Trexler 2017-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

Negotiating the Purchase of a Vehicle

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Our guest speaker today was Martin Konsor, a Financial Advisor and a member of the Rotary Club of Barrington Noon.  He shared a multiple of tips toward negotiationg the purchase of a vehicle whether it be new, used or leased.  Just a few things to consider are research the price, negotiate the price, take an extended test drive, consider purchasing out-of-state, avoid add-ons such as extended warranties or VIN etching, etc.  Know what vehicle you want and for what price.  Don't negotiate back and forth and be prepared to walk away "literally".  If you have any additional questions, you may call Martin at 847-571-2567.
Negotiating the Purchase of a Vehicle Linda Trexler 2017-02-02 06:00:00Z 0

Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Joe Trexler on Jan 05, 2017
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Today's guest speaker was Barb Swanson from Habitat for Humanity.  Habitat was founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller.  According to their website, the concept of providing "partnership housing" centered on those in need of adequate shelter working side-by-side with volunteers to build decent, affordable houses. The houses would be built at no profit. New homeowners’ house payments would be combined with no-interest loans provided by supporters and money earned by fundraising to create “The Fund for Humanity,” which would then be used to build more homes.

 
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"Shop with a Cop"

Posted by Joe Trexler on Dec 01, 2016
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Rotary Club of Cary-Grove President, Jack Giel, presented a check to Amy Knop at the club's weekly meeting this morning.  Officer Knop is the Vice-President of The McHenry County Sheriff's "Shop with a Cop" program and was the guess speaker at this morning's meeting.
 
Officer Knop gave an overview of the program and stated that it was in its 25th year of existence.  The program is dedicated to providing Christmas to children throughout McHenry County who might not otherwise be able to enjoy the Holiday.  The program involves local law enforcement taking these children on a shopping spree where they are each provided as much as $150 to spend on gifts.  Each also receives a winter hat, coat, gloves and boots.  The check that was presented this morning represents individual contributions from club members as well as a matching amount given from the club's charitable fund.
 
To learn more about this program, visit the McHenry County Sheriff's website at http://www.mchenrycountypolicecharities.org/events/.
 
 
"Shop with a Cop" Joe Trexler 2016-12-01 06:00:00Z 0

End Polio Now Update

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This morning's members in attendance had the pleasure of listening to Carol Wells, District 6440 End Polio Now Chair.  Carol presented a brief history and update on the End Polio Now Campaign.  She reviewed the history of polio, highlighting Rotary International's partnering with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in 1988.  This newly formed partnership committed to eradicate Polio worldwide.  There are still a few remote areas in Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan experiencing outbreaks.  Political unrest and conflict in these areas make it difficult to deliver the much needed vaccine.
 
Our club's support toward this effort has continued to be generous.  Carol stressed that "Polio Eradication will be Rotary's Legacy to the World".  Thanks to all who continue to support the campaign--no matter how small.  We are very, very close to our goal.
 
To learn more about this topic and what you can do, visit Rotary International's website at http://www.rotary.com.
End Polio Now Update Linda Trexler 2016-10-13 05:00:00Z 0

Main Street Fest Steak Fry!

Posted by Joe Trexler on Sep 21, 2016
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove held its Steak Fry on Saturday, September 17.  The Steak Fry is part of the Chamber of Commerce's "Main Street Fest" and is the second year that the Club has hosted it. The catering for the event was provided by Coleman's in The Park.  Proceeds from the event will be used to off-set the cost of community projects conducted by the Rotary Club.
Main Street Fest Steak Fry! Joe Trexler 2016-09-21 05:00:00Z 0

Annual Steak Fry

Posted by Joe Trexler on Sep 21, 2016
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove held its Steak Fry on Saturday, September 17.  The Steak Fry is part of the Chamber of Commerce's "Main Street Fest" and is the second year that the Club has hosted it. The catering for the event was provided by Coleman's in The Park.  Proceeds from the event will be used to off-set the cost of community projects conducted by the Rotary Club.
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Welcome New Member Chuck Barrett

Posted by Joe Trexler on Aug 04, 2016
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Charles Barrett was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove at its regular weekly meeting this morning.  Chuck is with Frisch & Barrett Insurance Agency in Cary.  Welcome, Chuck.
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Farewell Dear Jack...

Posted by Linda Trexler on May 12, 2016
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A date for Jack's memorial service has been set for June 4th.  It will take place at First United Methodist Church, which is located at 236 W Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake.  The time of the event is 2:00 PM.  
Farewell Dear Jack... Linda Trexler 2016-05-12 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Cary-Grove Summer Farmers' Market

Posted by Joe Trexler
In support of local farmers and vendors, The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be hosting a Farmers' Market on Sundays during the summer months beginning in June and running through September.  The event will be held between the hours of 9:00 am - 1:00 PM in the Metra Parking lot, which is located in downtown Cary. The first Market will be held on June 5th. 
 
The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove’s membership is a diverse group of individuals that work together to improve the communities of Cary and Fox River Grove.  If you are interested in learning more, or in getting involved, come as our guest to one of our morning meetings.  We meet on Thursdays beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Cary Park District located at 255 Briargate Road, Cary Illinois.  Visitors are always welcome.
 
Rotary Club of Cary-Grove Summer Farmers' Market Joe Trexler 2016-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

Meeting Change for January 28, 2016

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jan 21, 2016
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Our weekly meeting time and location for January 28th is being changed.  It will now be held at The Broken Oar located at 614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington.  The social event will begin at 6:00PM.  Please let Sue Maifield or Steve Cherveny know how many will be in attendance for your group.  
Meeting Change for January 28, 2016 Linda Trexler 2016-01-21 06:00:00Z 0

Meeting Change for January 28, 2016

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jan 13, 2016
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In lieu of our regularly scheduled morning meeting, we will be having our evening social at The Broken Oar located at 614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington.  The get-together will begin at 6:00 PM.  Please contact Sue Maifield and let her know the number of people who will be in attendance with you or if you are unable to attend.
Meeting Change for January 28, 2016 Linda Trexler 2016-01-13 06:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Cary-Grove Installs New Member

Posted by Linda Trexler on Oct 15, 2015
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove welcomed its newest member at its weekly meeting today.  Erin Hauck was sponsored by Patrick Finlon and had the honor of being installed by Rotary District 6440 Governor, Rodney Adams.  She was congratulated and welcomed by fellow Rotarians, and we are all looking forward to having the opportunity to work with her in Rotary.  Congratulations, Erin!
Rotary Club of Cary-Grove Installs New Member Linda Trexler 2015-10-15 05:00:00Z 0

District Governor Visit

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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District Governor, Rodney Adams, visited with Board members of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove on Wednesday evening at the Onion Pub located at 22221 N Pepper Road, Lake Barrington.  The members that were present participated in a discussion of the strengths and challenges of the club as well as what they would like to accomplish over the next year.  On Thursday morning, he met with the entire membership and had the pleasure of installing new member, Erin Hauck.
 
In addition to installing the club's newest member, he discussed the progress that Rotarians world-wide are making toward the eradication of polio.  This effort began as a pilot project in the Philippines back in 1979.  Since 1985, the eradication of polio has been Rotary's flagship project.  At that time, polio paralyzed more than 350,000 children per year in 125 countries, more than 1,000 per day.  Since then, the number of polio cases has been reduced by 99.9%, with less than 50 cases being reported in the two remaining countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
 
Governor Adams encouraged all present to participate in an update report highlighting the progress against polio that will take place on Friday, October 23rd.  That event will be streamed live at 6:30 PM EDT.  In addition to Rotarians, he expressed gratitude to the partnering organizations that are helping to make this possible; the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  
 
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Last Winter Farmer's Market of the Season.

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be holding its last Winter Farmers Market this Sunday, May 15.  The event will be held in-doors at the Algonquin Township offices located at 3702 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake Illinois.  The market will be located in building #6 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 01:00 p.m.  Beginning Sunday, June 5th, the Rotary Club will be sponsoring the Cary-Grove Summer Farmer's Market, which will be held every Sunday at the Metra Station located in downtown Cary.   
 
The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove’s membership is a diverse group of individuals that work together to improve the communities of Cary and Fox River Grove.  If you are interested in learning more, or in getting involved, come as our guest to one of our morning meetings.  We meet on Thursdays beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Cary Park District located at 255 Briargate Road, Cary Illinois.  Visitors are always welcome.
Last Winter Farmer's Market of the Season. Joseph Trexler 2015-10-01 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Steak Fry

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Aug 21, 2015
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be sponsoring a Steak Fry dinner which will be held in conjunction with Cary Main Street Fest on Saturday, September 19, 2015.  The event will be catered by Coleman's in the Park.  Tickets for the event are $30 per person and includes dinner and drink as well as the admission donation for Cary Main Street Fest.  They can be purchased from the club's membership or from Coleman's in the Park.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Cary Food Pantry.
 
The schedule for volunteers needed are between 4:00 and 8:00 PM.  Please let Dave Miller know if you are available to help this Saturday.
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Green Bay Love Stories

Posted by Joseph Trexler
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Sandy Sullivan, author of "Green Bay Love Stories" was the guest speaker at The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove's weekly meeting.  Sandy provided an interesting overview of the years she was involved with the Green Bay Packer organization.  Her book, "Green Bay Love Stories", has been acknowledged as a significant historical account of the Packer Glory Years and the foreword is written by Packers Hall of Fame great, Paul Hornung.
 
 
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Nunda Garden Coming this Spring

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Mar 04, 2015
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Our guest speakers today were Amanda Breitenstein of Northern Illinois Food Bank and Lee Jennings of Nunda Garden.  Amanda and Lee spoke about an exciting new program that will be starting this spring at The Nunda Garden site located next to the Nunda Township offices.
 
The one-acre site located on Bay Road will be a joint effort between Nunda Township, Northern Illinois Food Bank, McHenry County Master Gardeners and local residents. This Community Garden will be used by Master Gardeners and local youth groups as a teaching tool and will help feed local families in need of nutritional foods.  In addition to providing an educational experience, the site will function as an outdoor classroom for students looking for a place to fulfill service hours.  The produce from the garden will be donated to local Northern Illinois Food Bank partners, three of which are located within five miles of the site.
 
Amanda and Lee are hoping to spread the word about the new venture and to recruit volunteers who are interested in helping with this project.  To learn more about what you can do, contact Amanda by sending an email to abreitenstein@northernilfoodbank.org. To learn about this program, follow their growth on their face book page.
Nunda Garden Coming this Spring Joseph Trexler 2015-03-05 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Cary-Grove Welcomes new Member

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Feb 25, 2015
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove welcomed its newest member at their weekly meeting this morning.  Phil Stanko has visited the club's meetings for the past couple of months and decided that the timing was right for him to become a member.  Phil is retired from a career in Education were he was a cross-country coach and science teacher at Lake Zurich High School.  Phil lives in Cary and is excited about working with the Rotary Club's Scholarship Committee.  This year, the club is targeting $15,000 of scholarships to be awarded to students at Cary-Grove High School who are members of the Rotary Interact Club.  Welcome, Phil.
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New Club Officers Installed

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Jun 24, 2014
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The new officers for The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove were installed at its installation event, which was held at Lake Julian.  The officers for the new year will be Dave Miller (President), Sue Maifield (Secretary), Bob Blumberg (Treasurer) and Steve Cherveny (President-Elect).
 
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Turnkey Digital

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 21, 2014
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Bob McClurg of Turnkey Digital was the guest speaker at this morning's meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.  As stated by Bob, TurnKey Digital was founded in 2002 with a mission to offer clients exceptional web design solutions and services within their budget. Today, TurnKey Digital services provide a wide range of clients from small start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations.
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Welcome Patrick!

Posted on Apr 09, 2014
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Cary Police Chief Patrick Finlon was officially welcomed as a member of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove at their weekly meeting this morning.  Pat is transferring his Rotary membership from the Rotary Club of Lake Zurich.  He served as Chief of Police for Lake Zurich until his move to Cary.  Welcome, Patrick.
 
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Fourth Thursday Meeting

Posted by Linda Trexler on Feb 26, 2014
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Members of the club met at the Cary Pub to enjoy fellowship and good spirits tonight.  The evening was hosted by Sandi and Frank, who hand-picked the menu and wine selection.  Thankfully, very little business was discussed, but all present had a great time.  Our thanks to Sandi & Frank for generously offering to sponsor the event. 

Fourth Thursday Meeting Linda Trexler 2014-02-27 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Raffle Night Joseph Trexler 2014-02-13 00:00:00Z 0

Kenya Literacy Project

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jan 08, 2014
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At today's meeting, Larry Barnett from the Barrington Noon Club, presented members with their club's most recent project in Kenya.  They are proposing a Literacy project for underprivileged high school students.

Kenya Literacy Project Linda Trexler 2014-01-09 00:00:00Z 0

Cary Community Consolidated School District 26

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Nov 20, 2013
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At the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove, representatives from School District 26 gave a presentation to the club membership.  The focus of the presentation was the financial stability of the district and the overall student performance scores for the past five years.

Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 Joseph Trexler 2013-11-21 00:00:00Z 0

District Governor, Sarah Oliver Visits

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 06, 2013
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Last night, the club's board and committee chairs had the pleasure of meeting with District Governor Sarah at 1776 Restaurant.  In addition to enjoying an excellent dinner and fellowship, the evening was spent with individual members sharing their past Rotary history and current roles within the club. 

District Governor, Sarah Oliver Visits Linda Trexler 2013-11-07 00:00:00Z 0

Winter Market

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Oct 30, 2013
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove will be conducting a Winter Farmer's Market beginning Sunday, November 3.  The event will be held in-doors at the Algonquin Township offices located at 3702 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake Illinois.  The market will be open between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm on the first and third Sundays of the month.

Sunday, May 18, will be the last Winter Market for this season.  The outside Farmers' Market sponsored by the Cary-Grove Chamber of Commerce will begin on Sunday, June 1 and will be held every Sunday between the hours of 9:00am & 1:00pm in the Metra Train Parking Lot off of Main Street in Cary. 

 

Winter Market Joseph Trexler 2013-10-31 00:00:00Z 0

Heartland Blood Center

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Oct 16, 2013
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Roxie Kaminski was the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.  Roxie gave an overview of the Heartland's operations and of the upcoming blood drive that will occur on Wednesday, October 23rd.  The drive will be held in honor of the police and fire personnel serving the local communities and will be conducted at the Cary Park District facility located at 255 Briargate, Cary Illinois.  

Heartland Blood Center Joseph Trexler 2013-10-17 00:00:00Z 0
Doing Good In The World Joseph Trexler 2013-10-10 00:00:00Z 0
We Are This Close to Ending Polio Worldwide Joseph Trexler 2013-10-10 00:00:00Z 0
Three Oaks Assisted Living Joseph Trexler 2013-08-29 00:00:00Z 0

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance

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Jim Kreher, Deputy Fire Chief for Fox River Grove, and Jim Saletta, Retired Fire Chief from Huntley, were the guest speakers at today's meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary Grove.  The topic for their presentation was Fire Safety and Burn Prevention.      

Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Joseph Trexler 2013-08-01 00:00:00Z 0
2013 Jack Renskers Community Hope Award Recipient Linda Trexler 2013-08-01 00:00:00Z 0

Portable Water Purification System

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Kevin Sofen, Business Development for W.S. Darley & Co. was the guest speaker this morning at the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove's weekly meeting.  The majority of Kevin's presentation was focused on the ability of his company's product to deliver portable water world-wide.

Portable Water Purification System Joseph Trexler 2013-05-30 00:00:00Z 0
Indiana Author to Speak in Cary Joseph Trexler 2013-05-02 00:00:00Z 0

Build a Dream

Posted by Linda Trexler

Today's program was a presentation by Wayne Prindiville and Fred Neuschei representing Build a Dream.  What started out as a project to help a family here in Illinois has blossomed into something much larger. 

Build a Dream Linda Trexler 2013-04-18 00:00:00Z 0

McHenry County College Foundation

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Bea Pederson, from McHenry County College, was the guest speaker at today's meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.  Bea's discussion centered on the scholarship program offered by the MCC Foundation.  The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with McHenry County College.  Its primary goal is to raise funds that can be used in providing financial support to students who are either currently enrolled at the college or those that are planning to attend in the future.

McHenry County College Foundation Joseph Trexler 2013-04-04 00:00:00Z 0

Fighting Osteoporosis

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Today's guest speaker was Deb Gulbrandson of Cary Physical Therapy.  Deb's presentation focused on bone density loss and what each of us can do to prevent, or slow down this illness.

Fighting Osteoporosis Joseph Trexler 2013-03-21 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Raffle Night Joseph Trexler 2013-03-21 00:00:00Z 0

Home of the Sparrow Volunteer Needs for 2013

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The Home of the Sparrow has identified some volunteer opportunities at their facilities located throughout McHenry County.  Learn more by visiting their site at http://www.hosparrow.org/opportunities/.

Home of the Sparrow's mission is "to provide Hope, Opportunity and Support that empowers women and children, as they journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency".  You can help them accomplish this by offering your time at one of the volunteer needs listed above.

 

Home of the Sparrow Volunteer Needs for 2013 Joseph Trexler 2013-03-13 00:00:00Z 0
What's New with the Cary-Grove Chamber of Commerce! Joseph Trexler 2013-03-07 00:00:00Z 0

The Property Tax Quandary

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Today’s guest speaker was Terry Ennes of Ennes & Associates, Inc.  Terry is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm and is directly involved in all of the firm’s major assignments.

The Property Tax Quandary Joseph Trexler 2013-03-07 00:00:00Z 0
Wine Tasting and Tapas Buffet Fundraiser Joseph Trexler 2013-02-14 00:00:00Z 0

Rotarians Travel to Guatemala

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Rotary District 6440 Assistant Governor Steve Swanson visited the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove today to discuss the work that Rotarians have be accomplishing in Guatemala.  This year will mark the sixth year in a row that District 6440 Rotarians have traveled to Guatemala to work at the Ak'Tenamit school.  The school is for grades 1-6 and has an enrollment of approximately 500 students.

Rotarians Travel to Guatemala Joseph Trexler 2013-02-07 00:00:00Z 0
Wine Tasting and Tapas Buffet Fundraiser Joseph Trexler 2012-12-27 00:00:00Z 0
Cary-Grove High School Students Playing Santa for Daley Academy Kids Joseph Trexler 2012-12-13 00:00:00Z 0

Cary-Grove Food Pantry Donation

Posted by Linda Trexler on Nov 07, 2012
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If you would like to be included in making a donation for the benefit of the Cary-Grove Food Pantry, please contact Linda Trexler as soon as possible (847-462-1087).

Cary-Grove Food Pantry Donation Linda Trexler 2012-11-08 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary's Future Vision

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Oct 31, 2012
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Today's program was presented by Rotarian Sandy Morgenstein.  He spoke on the topic of "Rotary's Future Vision", highlighting some of the changes that will take place beginning July of 2013 with the Matching Grant Program.

The new Grants Program will have six areas of of focus; Peace & conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention & treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy and Economic & community development.  For Rotary Clubs to qualify for a grant, the project being considered must fall into one of these categories and must have a minimum investment of $30,000.  In addition, the long-range plan for the project must be sustainable.

Rotary International is hopeful that Future Vision will streamline the grants application process and will have a greater impact in the areas of focus due to larger resources being committed.  To learn more about the matching grants program, visit Rotary International.  

 

 

Rotary's Future Vision Joseph Trexler 2012-11-01 00:00:00Z 0

Disaster Response Team

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Sep 12, 2012
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Eddy Weiss was the guest speaker at The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove this morning.  Eddy is the Director of Education for the "Chasing4Life" Response Team, and he began his talk by informing the club's membership of his department's model, "With more education, we will need less response!"
Disaster Response Team Joseph Trexler 2012-09-13 00:00:00Z 0

Algonquin Townshp Highway Commissioner Visits with Rotarians

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Sep 03, 2012
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Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner, Bob Miller, was the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.  In addition to being responsible for the maintenance of over 55 miles of roadways, Bob talked about the many programs offered by the Township for the constituents living within its boundaries.
Algonquin Townshp Highway Commissioner Visits with Rotarians Joseph Trexler 2012-09-04 00:00:00Z 0

District Governor Mike Yesner Visit

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Aug 22, 2012
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Today's speaker was District Governor, Mike Yesner.  Mike visited with members of the board last night to review club activities.  Mike also discussed the ways in which the district can assist the club.  Part of every DG's obligation is to commit to meeting with each rotary club within the district.  While this task is a daunting one, it can be beneficial for both the DG and the clubs.
District Governor Mike Yesner Visit Joseph Trexler 2012-08-23 00:00:00Z 0
2011-12 Jack Renskers Community Hope Award Linda Trexler 2012-06-26 00:00:00Z 0

Cary Food Pantry Donation

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 25, 2012
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Representatives of the Cary Food Pantry were in attendance at our June 26th Installation Dinner to accept a check for $1,000 toward feeding those in need.
Cary Food Pantry Donation Linda Trexler 2012-06-26 00:00:00Z 0

Concerts in the Park Series

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Jun 20, 2012
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove is again helping to sponsor the Cary Park District's "Concerts in the Park" series.  The four concert series begins on Thursday, June 21st and runs through July 19th.
Concerts in the Park Series Joseph Trexler 2012-06-21 00:00:00Z 0

Bright Hope

Posted by Linda Trexler on Jun 20, 2012
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Today's program was presented by Madelynn Reyes and Tracy Thomas from Bright Hope.  The purpose of their visit was to update the members on the status of the Haiti project the club helped to support last year.
Bright Hope Linda Trexler 2012-06-21 00:00:00Z 0
Friends of the Fox River Grove Library Linda Trexler 2012-06-07 00:00:00Z 0

Community Coordinated Child Care

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 23, 2012
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Today's guest speaker was Tina Lopez from 4-C (Community Coordinated Child Care).  Tina gave an overview of the programs offered at 4-C and covered the history of its development in McHenry County.
Community Coordinated Child Care Joseph Trexler 2012-05-24 00:00:00Z 0

Restoration Unlimited

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 16, 2012
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Ralph Morey from Restoration Unlimited spoke at today's meeting of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove.  Ralph gave a brief overview of the history of his establishment and talked about some of the more interesting automobiles with which his has been involved.
Restoration Unlimited Joseph Trexler 2012-05-17 00:00:00Z 0

Wendy's Fundraiser

Posted by Joseph Trexler on May 16, 2012
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove would like to thank the Wendy's in Cary for their continued support of the club's fundraising efforts.  On Thursday, June 14, between the hours of 5:00 & 8:00 PM, Wendy's will again contribute a portion of their sales back to the club's charitable fund.  
Wendy's Fundraiser Joseph Trexler 2012-05-17 00:00:00Z 0
Feed Your Spirit ... Find your Joy! Linda Trexler 2012-05-10 00:00:00Z 0

Cary Pride Day

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Apr 22, 2012
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Members of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove joined forces with students from Cary-Grove High School and scouts from BSA Troop #657 to do some spring cleanup at Vieweg Park in Cary.  The activity was in support of Cary Pride Day, which is sponsored by the Village of Cary. 
Cary Pride Day Joseph Trexler 2012-04-23 00:00:00Z 0

International Baseball Comes to McHenry County!

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Mar 21, 2012
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The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove heard from the McHenry County Youth Sports Association at its weekly meeting this morning.  Ted Groat and Greg Case discussed the upcoming MCYSA tournament planned for this summer.  This year's event will include 20 teams from outside the United States.  Teams from Brazil, Japan, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka and Russia are a few of the countries that will have teams competing with age groups of Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15.
International Baseball Comes to McHenry County! Joseph Trexler 2012-03-22 00:00:00Z 0
Leadership Greater McHenry County Joseph Trexler 2012-03-15 00:00:00Z 0
Three Oaks Assisted Living Facility Joseph Trexler 2012-01-19 00:00:00Z 0

Radio Anyone?

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Jan 11, 2012
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Our guest today was Jim Shultz, Marketing Consultant for local radio stations Star105.5FM and & Y103.9FM.  Jim gave a presentation to the membership outlining the advantages for advertising on local radio.
Radio Anyone? Joseph Trexler 2012-01-12 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club Celebrates the Holidays Linda Trexler 2011-12-22 00:00:00Z 0

The Healing Power of Rotarian Values

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Dec 14, 2011
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Rotarian Dr. Steven Steinberg spoke at the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove's weekly meeting today.  Dr. Steinberg is a dentist who has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.  he is the author of "Light, Love, Life, Shalom", a book that speaks about "Your Path to Happiness at Work and at Home".
The Healing Power of Rotarian Values Joseph Trexler 2011-12-15 00:00:00Z 0
Wine Tasting and Tapas Buffet Fundraiser Joseph Trexler 2011-12-12 00:00:00Z 0
"First Dance" Opportunity for Individuals With Physical Challenges! Linda Trexler 2011-12-01 00:00:00Z 0
Risk Management at Cary Park District Joseph Trexler 2011-12-01 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Partnership with Cary-Grove High School Interact Club

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Nov 16, 2011
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New Generations Chairman, Patrick Flanagan gave a presentation to members of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove which highlighted the partnership relationship between the club and the Cary-Grove HIgh School Interact Group.  Patrick's message focused on Community involvement and what the Interact Students have accomplished so far this year.
Rotary Partnership with Cary-Grove High School Interact Club Joseph Trexler 2011-11-17 00:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club Partners with Friends of the Fox River Grove Library Joseph Trexler 2011-11-03 00:00:00Z 0

Brazilian School Project Final Report

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Oct 26, 2011
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Read the final report of a partnership project conducted with the Rotary Club of Palmeira das Missoes, Brazil.  This project was originally conceived by Germana Dalberto when she was an exchange student visiting our club in 2006. 
Brazilian School Project Final Report Joseph Trexler 2011-10-27 00:00:00Z 0

Rotaract Club of McHenry County Receives Their Official Banner

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Oct 19, 2011
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Representatives from the Rotaract Club of McHenry County attended the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove's meeting this morning to give an update of their activities.  Prior to their presentation, Rotary Club President, Sue Maifield, presented the club with their Rotaract Banner, which will be displayed at their meeting location at McHenry County College.
Rotaract Club of McHenry County Receives Their Official Banner Joseph Trexler 2011-10-20 00:00:00Z 0
We Are This Close to Ending Polio Worldwide Joseph Trexler 2011-10-13 00:00:00Z 0
Summer of 2011 "Concerts in the Park" Series Joseph Trexler 2011-09-30 00:00:00Z 0

McHenry County Rotaract Holds Dance/Game Night

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Sep 27, 2011
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The Rotaract Club of McHenry County held a dance/game event at McHenry County College on Saturday, September 24th.  The event was attended by Rotaract members and young adults from the surrounding communities.

McHenry County Rotaract Holds Dance/Game Night Joseph Trexler 2011-09-28 00:00:00Z 0

Alexander Leigh Center for Autism Program Presentation

Posted by Linda Trexler on Sep 14, 2011
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Kelly Weaver, Executive Director, for the Alexander Leigh Center for Autism provided the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove with a brief history of how the school was  started along with some insight into the lives of children impacted by Autism.
Alexander Leigh Center for Autism Program Presentation Linda Trexler 2011-09-15 00:00:00Z 0

Fox River Grove Memorial Library

Posted by Joseph Trexler on Sep 07, 2011
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The members of the Rotary Club of Cary-Grove received a special note of thanks from representatives of the Fox River Grove Memorial Library.  Over the past couple of years, the club has been a major contributor to "Friends of the Library".
Fox River Grove Memorial Library Joseph Trexler 2011-09-08 00:00:00Z 0
Cyber Make-ups!! Joseph Trexler 2011-08-28 00:00:00Z 0
Cary Grove HS Interact club raises over 15000$ for breast cancer patients Patrick Flanagan 2011-04-14 00:00:00Z 0
Cary Grove Interact Raises Money to End Polio Linda Trexler 2011-03-10 00:00:00Z 0
Fines & Frolics Schedule Joseph Trexler 2010-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
District 6440 Travels to India Joseph Trexler 0
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