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Club News
Rotary will host a brief introduction and viewing of the World Polio Day livestream on Oct. 24 at One Rotary Center.  Remarks begin at 5:15 pm.
Joining the event will be Rotary International President Barry Rassin, General Secretary John Hewko, Board Members and others.  Alderman Judy Fiske will present a proclamation noting World Polio Day in Evanston just before the hour-long livestream.  A reception follows the livestream. 
Here’s an event overview:
4:30 pm:              Doors open
5:15 pm:              Remarks by Barry Rassin and Judy Fiske
5:30 pm:              Livestream
6:30 pm:              Reception and Virtual Reality Experience
The event is free but registration is required at:
Dr. Sylvia Whitlock, the first female Rotary Club President throughout the Rotary world, joins Michele Berg, president of the Rotary Club of Evanston and Deputy General Secretary of Rotary International at the club’s 9 August meeting. 
Dr. Whitlock, who in 1987, became the President of the Rotary Club of Duarte, California, helped lead the global initiative that introduced women into Rotary membership.  For more information on the history of women in Rotary, click here.
As we begin a new Rotary year, we look back at the success of 2017-18 with Dick Peach as President of the Rotary Club of Evanston. Read the article written by member Karen Kring on Evanston Live. Thank you, Dick, for truly exemplifying Rotary Making a Difference!
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