Club Information

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Real Time Sports
1120 Devon Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
United States of America
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From everyone in the Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village, we wish you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving.  Rotary members are thankful to be part of the exceptional community of Elk Grove Village.  We are thankful that we are able to make a difference in the lives of those in need.  We are looking forward to continuing to be a part of this community for years to come.
November 23, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village!  Since 1970, the Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village has been supporting local businesses, donating to local and international charities, providing service in the community, and having a lot of fun!  If you would like to learn more about the great work we do and the great times we have together you can contact our current President, Jesse Peterman, at and arrange to attend some of our get togethers.
At today's lunch meeting the club heard more about the programs at the Kenneth Young Center.  The Kenneth Young Center provides counseling and support services for people of all ages.  We also learned about their Adopt A Family program which allows anyone who wishes to donate to be able to send food and gift cards to families in need for the holidays.  The Rotary club will be sponsoring these programs again this year.  If you would like to learn more visit
Today's lunch meeting speaker spoke about the programs at Feed My Starving Children.  Throughout the COVID pandemic, Feed My Starving Children has continued to provide meals to those in need around the world.  The Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village is proud to continue to support this organization.  To learn more visit their website at  The marketplace on their website offer several ornaments and gift ideas for the holidays!
At today's virtual lunch meeting, the club got caught up on the programs and services provided by the Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA).  NWSRA organizes several programs that allow children and adults with special needs to participate in recreational activities, including camps for children and trips and service opportunities for adults.  Every year on the Wednesday of Rotaryfest, our club welcomes the NWSRA summer camp for lunch and and afternoon at the carnival.  If you would like to learn more about NWSRA visit
Today, the club heard from Amanda Woods of Fellowship Housing.  Fellowship Housing provides assistance to single mothers who are looking to improve their financial and housing situation.  The Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village is a proud supporter of Fellowship Housing.
The Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village is very excited to welcome Ben Grey as the newest member of the club. Ben is a financial advisor with Edward Jones in Itasca.  He was sworn in at today's lunch meeting.  Welcome to our club Ben!
For years, the Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village has supported and participated in the Make A Wish foundation Walk for Wishes.  This year, the organization is holding a virtual Walk for Wishes.  You can support the Rotary Club team at this link:
We are happy to support the wonderful programs of Make A Wish Foundation.
Kristen Seefurth
Dec 03, 2020 12:30 PM
NEDSRA (NorthEast Dupage Special Recreation Association)
Zoe Mcgrath
Dec 10, 2020 12:30 PM
Peter Zwolfer
Dec 17, 2020 12:15 PM
FAIR Foundation
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