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                      Welcome to our Club!

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Jimmy's Charhouse
1180 W. Devon Avenue
Northeast Corner of Rohlwing & Devon
Elk Grove Village, IL  60007
United States
Home Page Stories
Happy Birthday Pastor Gates.  Mike Gates has been a Rotarian for several years and is the Pastor at Living Hope Church on Meacham in Elk Grove Village.  The Cake is presented to Mike by fellow Rotarians Rosanna Defrenza and Dawn Cunningham.
Rotarian Brian Pfister presents a donation check of $1000 to Ross Spencer of ShelterBox.  ShelteBox is an incredible organization that sends shelter and supplies immediately to disaster zones.  The ShleterBox could include a tent, cooking supplies, blankets, solar light as well as activity kits for children. There are many many items in the ShelterBox.  Elk Grove Rotary Club has been a supporter of the organization for the past 10 Years.
President Elect Leigh Ferstein presents Kate Bousum with a check to help out with the Child's Voice. Child's Voice's mission is to empower children with hearing loss to be successful in all educational and social settings by optimizing their listening, speaking and academic skills.
Rotarian Evan Nolan presents Shelley Welch with a donation to Wings.  Shelley is the Sr. Manager of Annual Fund Giving for Wings.  Shelley took time to talk about Domestic Violence .  1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US have been affected by domestic Violence.  7 million children in the US are affected by domestic violence.  The Chicago Police Department receives an average of 500 Domestic Violence calls each day.  Over 182,000 call a year.  Wings is a non-profit housing agency providing critical services to victims of domestic violence.  www.wingsprogram.com   847-519-7820
Happy Birthday to Dawn Cunningham and Rod Pickett.  President Bill Beaupre holds the cake as the club sings Happy Birthday to the two Rotarian's which had Birthdays in October.
NWSRA stands for North West Special Recreation Association.  It is a wonderful organization that helps children with challenges enjoy a wide range of activities.  Rachel and Nanette were kind enough to stop and fill us in on some of the cool stuff happening in the organization.  The Elk Grove Rotary Club has been a supporter of the organization for many years.  The club actually hosts an event for them every year at The Rotary fest.
Deputy Chief Nick Olsen(c) receives his 1st Paul Harris Fellow recognition from fellow Rotarian Bill Marston(l) and President Billy Beaupre(r). The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. 
Mayor Craig B. Johnson stopped by lunch to proclaim October 24, 2018 World Polio Day in Elk Grove Village.  Polio Plus was started in 1985 to eradicate the horrible disease Polio.  Polio cases have dropped 99.9% since 1988 and the world is almost free of Polio.  The Rotary will continue its fight until the world is 100% Polio free.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 22, 2018
Rod Pickett
Nov 29, 2018
Know Your Rotarian
Cerna Rand
Dec 20, 2018
Know Your Rotarian
Merry Christmas!
Dec 27, 2018
Dana Farella
Jan 03, 2019
Dare 2 Tri
District Governor Julie Clark
Jan 10, 2019
Update on local and international Rotary
Pamela Orr
Jan 17, 2019
Executive Director of Fellowship Housing
Peter Parry
Jan 24, 2019
Law Offices of the Cook County Public Defender
Kathleen Distasio
Jan 31, 2019
Ainsleys Angels of America
Suzanne Ploger
Feb 07, 2019
Journey's The Road Home
Jeff Miller
Feb 21, 2019
Incredible Story of Survival from the crash of United Flight 232 in Sioux City Iowa
Jennifer Zielinski
Mar 07, 2019
FAIR Counseling
Chris Anchor
Mar 21, 2019
Cook County Wild Life Biologist
Mayor Craig B. Johnson
Apr 11, 2019
State of the Village
Nick Olsen
Apr 18, 2019
Know Your Rotarian
Mead Interact
May 02, 2019
Update on year long accomplishments
May 09, 2019
5 reasons to give to Rotary on Giving Tuesday 2018

5 reasons to give to Rotary on Giving

Six reasons you should give to Rotary on Giving Tuesday

You can start the holiday season on a charitable note by donating on Giving Tuesday, 27 November.Why should Rotary be your charity of choice? Because our 1.2 million members see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our

Honoring ingenuity

Rotary honors six who are changing the

Final Exam

After a grueling year of preparation, two Rotarians and a Rotaractor face one last challenge before they can join the elite ShelterBox Response