Posted by Paul Fischl on May 10, 2022

 Rotopep Vol. 102 No. 44

Rotary Club of Evanston

May 12, 2022

Program:  Aaron Masliansky--Real Estate Trends

Meeting to be held at RI hybrid room (3rd Floor) and you may attend virtually or in-person—Click HERE to RSVP that you will attend in person.

Scribe:  Phill Klein

Greeter:  Paul Larson

Sgt.-at-Arms:  Helen Dickson

Inspiration:  Chris Cornue

(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

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

Volunteer opportunity for Meals on Wheels May 10th and June 8th
Rotary Hope Walk for Homeless May 14th from 10am to noon use link to register:  Rotary Hope Walk for the Homeless by Rotary Hope Walk for the Homeless (
 Announcement/Mark your calendar for volunteer opportunities:
Meals on Wheels June 14.  Click HERE to sign up.
We will begin meeting in person at Rotary International hybrid room located on the 3rd floor which allows members to attend virtually as well starting with our May 12th meeting.  
Rotary Clubs of Wilmette, Wilmette Harbor, Winnetka/Northfield, Evanston, Evanston Lighthouse, and Skokie Valley are having a fundraising event to support organizations that provide food and shelter for people experiencing homelessness.
Two of these, Connections for the Homeless in Evanston and La Casa Norte in Chicago, prevent homelessness through financial assistance to households facing eviction, provide emergency shelter for people in crisis, secure permanent housing for individuals and families, and organize the community through advocacy efforts.
The Event:  A 10-day walk-a-thon (May 5-14) and a 5k fun walk/run on May 14.
Families, friends and their dogs are welcome to participate in our Walk-a-thon and 5K Fun Run/Walk. 
To donate instead of walking or attending the event, click on the red Sponsor button.
Announcement/Mark your calendar for volunteer opportunities:
Campus Kitchen:
Drivers needed for May 6, May 13, May 20, May 27 and June 3  Please sign up HERE
Meals on Wheels May 10 and June 14- Need Link
Karen Danczak Lyons May 08
Jane Lawicki May 15
Paul Larson May 28
Brian King May 29
Rotary Anniversaries: 
Evelyn Lee   6 years 
Brian King   8 years
Paul Larson  14 years
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!!