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1120 W. Devon Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
United States of America
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The Elk Grove Rotary Club received the ShelterBox Hero recognition for 2021-2022.  The club has been a supporter of ShelterBox since its early stages many years ago.  ShelterBox has provided aid to over 2,000,000 people since 2000.  ShelterBox delivers emergency supplies to people effected by disasters in the United States and all over the world.  The Box includes a Tent, cooking utensils, blankets, mosquito nets, coloring books, and lights just to name a few of the items.  #shelterboxhero
Elk Grove Rotary Club sent a donation to the Hardin County  AM Rotary Club to help with Tornado Relief.  Specifically the funds will be given to the clubs Interact club to help buy supplies and necessary items for local residents.  Interact is basically younger Rotarians around the Junior High age.  Elk Grove Rotary is fortunate to Sponsor two local Interacts.  One is located at Grove Junior High and the other is located at Mead Junior High.  The Interact Club in Hardin County is currently helping with a nursing home in Mayfield that is now double in its capacity because the other one in town was destroyed.
The Elk Grove Rotary Club has once again donated more than 600 books to promote Literacy.  The club selected "Time for School Mouse" for kids 2-5 years old as well as "The Chocolate Touch" for kids a little older 7-12.  The books are distributed to local food pantries to disburse with the holiday meals.  The two local school Districts, District 59 as well as District 54, also received books to distribute to kids in their district to promote literacy.
Elk Grove Rotarian Ben Grey presents Kenneth Young's Kate Garbarek with a check for $1000 to help local families.  Kate is organizing an Adopt a family for the Hoilidays to make certain local people in need get what they need during this Holiday season.  Kenneth Young will purchase gift cards for local families so they can get gifts for their children and food for their table.
Elk Grove Rotary Club has once again contributed a scholarship worth 500 euros to a college Bound Kosovo Student.  Elk Grove Rotary Club has developed a great relationship through Rotary with a Kosovo Rotarian.  We are happy to promote Literacy around the world with this Scholarship.  There are many different areas of study including engineering, education, architecture, math and Chemistry.  The scholarships have many different criteria including economic situation.
Elk Grove Rotary Club is helping World Cycle Relief by donating funds to purchase two bikes.  Trek Bike will match the two bikes which means Four Bikes will be contributed to help in communities in Africa.  The organization has given out more than 610,000 bike to date.  Bikes are extremely important for people to get to fresh water, school and work.  Many travel more than 3 miles just to get a drink of water.  check out  World Bicycle Relief or Trek Bike for more information.
Elk Grove Rotarian Pastor Mike Gates presents Rev. Robyn Tabb with a donation check to help with her Churches cause to help feed local children.  Rev. Robyn is with the Prince of Peace Church located at Devon and Arlington Heights Rd. in Elk Grove Village.  They collect and fill back packs with food for students to take home on the long weekends and vacations to make certain they have meals during the days off.  These back backs are distributed at Byrd School here in Elk Grove Village.
Elk Grove Rotarian Grace Popovic(right) presents Leigh Ferstein(Left)with a contribution to the Elk Grove Park District Foundation.  Leigh Ferstein is not only an Elk Grove Rotarian but is also takes care of the scholarships that are distributed form the Elk Grove Park District Foundation.  Scholarships are handed out to Elk Grove Residents that may not have the means to participate in Park District Programing.  Scholarships are used to pay in full or help fund programs like baseball, softball, basketball for children just to name a few.
Summer Kelly and Carrie Meitzler
Jan 27, 2022
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