The Rotary Club of Evanston

About Our Club

The Rotary Club of Evanston is network of local business, community and thought leaders who share the ideals of service, integrity, diversity, leadership and friendship. The club has been a gathering place and catalyst for change for over 100 years. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 12:00pm Central. To visit, or get involved, please contact us at


Club News
Rotary Club of Evanston members Gene Servillo, and spouse Rosie; Paul Giordano, and spouse Rosa; and Michele Berg, and spouse John, were all recently recognized by RI President Jennifer Jones as Major Donors to The Rotary Foundation. 
Congratulations and thank you for your generous support of our Foundation and for your commitment to ‘doing good in the world’! 
Rotary International celebrated 118 years on Thursday, February 23rd.  To mark the occasion, we hosted a birthday party during our regular club meeting, complete with classic party games like Rotary Jeopardy and Pin the "Pin" on Paul Harris!  One of the activities hosted was a service project to pack 118 birthday kits for Hillside Pantry and the Evanston Community Fridges.  Thanks to all who participated!
Welcome to Rotary!
Congratulations to the Rotary Club of Evanston's newest members:
  • John Robertson, (Challenger Gray and Christmas)
  • David Lloyd, (David Lloyd & Associates)
Welcome to the club!  
The new Leadership Fundamentals program can help Rotary and Rotaract members build the skills they'll need to take on leadership roles. This free, online program presents key leadership skills and is available through Rotary's Learning Center only for members

In this program, members will learn to:
  • Lead and motivate others
  • Create a positive team environment
  • Delegate responsibilities
  • Build consensus and inclusive environments
  • Recognize the strengths in others
  • Understand, manage, and resolve conflict
  • Create and deliver effective speeches and presentations
The Rotary Club of Evanston meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, and offers both in-person and virtual options. Visitors are welcome to join us as we conduct club business and hear from a variety of local and international speakers. You can participate in our meeting in person, by computer or phone.
Please contact for Zoom login information, or register here for our next in-person meeting.
Let's Connect!
Upcoming Speakers
Anne Berkeley and Jean Fies
Apr 13, 2023
Garden Club of Evanston
Carrie Ost and Sue Thompson
Apr 26, 2023 5:00 PM
Justin Wynn Leadership Academy - Joint Meeting
Sol Anderson
May 11, 2023 12:15 PM
Evanston Community Foundation
Upcoming Events
Video: 100 Years of Service
Watch Our Centennial Celebration Online!
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Rotary Club of Evanston's Centennial Gala was hosted online.  We proudly celebrated 100 years in Evanston and had a wonderful evening, raising thousands of dollars for our Charitable Fund.  You can watch a recording of the full celebration at  our Facebook page
Take Our Centennial Quiz
How well do you know the Rotary Club of Evanston? Take our Centennial Quiz to find out!