Posted by Paul Fischl on Nov 29, 2022

 Rotopep Vol. 103 No. 22

Rotary Club of Evanston

December 1, 2022

Program:  No Regular Thursday Lunch Meeting--Service & Social

(Special Note:  We will publish the Zoom link in every Rotopep, even where there will not be a meeting.  That should make it easier to find when members are looking for our Zoom link. Please try to remember that a Zoom Link will not automatically mean that there is a meeting that week)


Meeting Location or Virtual Login details:

This will be the same meeting login for all club meetings every week including happy hour and fireside chat.

Weekly Rotary Club of Evanston Meeting

You can also join the meeting manually from your Zoom App or from, using the meeting number and password below.

Meeting ID: 896 382 967

Password: Rotary2372


Dial: +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Enter Meeting ID: 896 382 967#

Participant Number: (no participant number, so just push the # key)

Enter Password: 941281#

One-tap for smart-phone users:

+13126266799,, 896382967#,,,,0#,,941281# (US Chicago)

Visitors: Find your local number:


Please contact Evelyn Lee at

New Member Proposal--Second Publication:
  • Josif Bozovic has submitted his application for membership and is sponsored by Bridget McDonough.  This is the second of two notices of Josif’s application for membership.

Register now for the Holiday Party on 15 December! 

Join us for a night of fellowship, fun and food in celebration of the holiday season. 

Delicious food will be shared made by Chef Elio, member of the Rotary Club of Evanston. 

Ugly Christmas Sweaters are encouraged, as well as participation in a cookie auction. 

Guests are welcome! Please direct any questions to

Tickets will be $55 per person.

Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back. In honor of this day, please consider making a contribution to The Rotary Foundation in the designation most important to you. Contributions to The Rotary Foundation transform lives in our community and around the globe in all of Rotary’s areas of focus. To give today, visit this link:
Rotary Voices Podcast
Rotary International has recently launched a new podcast featuring stories from the Rotary Magazine and Rotary Voices Blog. Check it out here, or wherever you get your podcasts. 
  • Birthdays
    • Curt Hansen, 1 November
    • Shawn Iles, 5 November
    • Bjorn Gylling, 25 November
    • Gene Servillo, 25 November
  • Rotarversary; Don Baker, 1 November, 35 years
Upcoming Events:


A reminder to make your sergeant-at-arms contributions to the Charitable Fund to help our club continue its good work in the community. Donate here:

The Rotary Foundation recently received its 14th consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, placing it among the top 1% of charities in the US. Make an impact at home and around the world with a donation to The Rotary Foundation:

Note: Donations to The Rotary Foundation generate recognition points towards Paul Harris Fellow recognition

Little Library:  Don't forget you can donate your used books to our Little Library at the Friendship Garden!
We have baseball hats!  These are black caps of washed chino twill fabric with contrasting sandwich visor, cloth strap and antique brass sliding buckle closure, embroidered with Evanston Club Logo. One size fits most, and are available for the low, low price of $11.99.
Contact Treasurer Curt Hansen to BUY YOURS TODAY!!!

Don't forget to place all your orders for Amazon through Amazon Smile--You can direct Amazon to direct a portion (.5%) of your purchase to the Evanston Rotary Club Charitable Fund.  It does not cost you anything extra, but you will be helping us help our local and international partners!  visit:, and be certain you have selected "Rotary Club of Evanston" as your choice for charity. Then always shop through vs!!