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We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Real Time Sports
1120 W. Devon Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
United States of America
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Thank you to Courtney Burton, Development Director with Fellowship Housing for visiting our club and sharing all the great work your organization does to empower single mothers. Our club President Ben Grey presented Courtney with a donation to help support their efforts.
The Grove Interact Club joined  the Elk Grove Rotary Club recently at the Packages for Patriots.  The Interact Club was started several years back and is basically a Junior Rotary Club at the local Junior High.  The club is supported by The Elk Grove Rotary Club and is organized at the school by Angela Addante a teacher in the school.  The students meet after school and organize different events to help others in the area.
The Elk Grove Rotary club visited Packages for Patriots for a special packing.  Club President Ben Grey presented Kathy Mode with a $1000 donation to help pay postage for the 50 boxes packed by our club.  The Grove Interact Club also helped with the packing of boxes.  Packages for Patriots is a great Organization here in Elk Grove Village that sends care packages to troops around the world.
The Elk Grove Rotary Club once again held a Senior Holiday Lunch for the local Seniors at the Park District Sheila Ray center.  Fun was had by all which included singing, raffles and a full Turkey meal with all the fixins.  This is the clubs way of showing appreciation for the seniors in the community.  This has been a tradition for about 30 years.
Elk Grove Rotary Club has once again purchased 1200 books to promote Literacy to local children.  The books contained many different fun and interesting titles for children just learning to read to chapter books for more advanced children.  The books are distributed to several local food pantries as well as School District 59.  The books are placed in the holiday baskets that are given to local families in time for Thanksgiving.
Erica Chianelli, the Executive Director of FamilyForward. FamilyForward serves low-income, working families in the Northwest suburbs by providing rent assistance and mentoring services for up to two years. Their targeted program helps parents learn and put into practice solid financial principles and develop important career-advancement and life skills. Pictured from the left are Rotary President Ben Grey, Erica Chianelli and Rotarian Amie Granger. 
Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village is pleased to announce that Applications are now available for 2023 Scholarships!
The 2023 Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village Scholarship Application is available here!  Every year the Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village offers scholarships to successful applicants who meet the following minimum criteria:
  • Graduating high school at the time the application is offered
  • Residing in Elk Grove Village
  • Pursuing post-secondary education (vocational, college, or university)
In keeping with our motto, Service Above Self, we focus on awarding scholarships to students who have emphasized service to others and personal character in their high school careers.
 
The deadline for submission this year is May 31, 2023, which is after graduation, so students can focus on completing their year well.  Please feel free to share this link with any families of graduating seniors you know.  We want to see service-oriented students succeed in their education after high school!
 
Club members Ben Grey, Davis Crowell and John Bourke participated in Art & Community Day at Child's Voice. They read to the students and joined them in an arts and craft project. 
Child's Voice provides educational programming for children with hearing loss and at-risk for hearing loss. Students are from the greater Chicago region, representing over 70 different zip codes in northern Illinois.
 
Club President John Bourke presents a donation to Brenda Napholz, founder of The BREAK. Brenda shared the story of the organization’s development and their success creating programs and a facility that provide a safe, supportive environment for at-risk teens.
Kelly Carbon has been inducted as the newest member of Rotary Club of Elk Grove Village. Kelly is Director of Marketing & Communications at Elk Grove Park District.
 
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