Posted by Paul Fischl on Sep 07, 2022

 Rotopep Vol. 103 No. 10

Rotary Club of Evanston

September 9, 2022

Program:  District 6440 Governor's Visit

Scribe:  Tracy Tebear

Greeter:  Gene Servillo

Sgt.-at-Arms:  Helen Dickson

Inspiration:  Tom Swigert


(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

  • Michele Berg: 8 September
  • Paul Fischl: 1 September (36 years)
  • Shawn Iles: 15 September (6 years)
Remember—Upcoming Events
  • Tuesday, 13 SeptemberMeals on Wheels Service Project (1:00-2:30) (1723 Simpson St.)
  • Sunday, 18 SeptemberTaste of Evanston (Dawes House – 225 Greenwood St.) Tickets at:  
  • Thursday, 22 September: Dr. Carol Pandak:  End Polio Now (One Rotary Center)
  • Tuesday, 11 OctoberMeals on Wheels Service Project (1:00-2:30) (1723 Simpson St.)
  • Thursday, 13 OctoberLuke Stowe, Evanston City Manager  (Civic Center Parasol Room)

We have our next preparation at Meals on Wheels on Tuesday, September 13th.  MOW prepares approximately 300 meals a day and delivers them to their service area from Howard Street to the Wisconsin border and from Lake Michigan, West to Niles and straight North from there. They do that 6 days a week for seven days of meals or 109,500 meals a year! 

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

A podcast that should be of interest to all: 

Inside the Skev Podcast

Listen to our very own Aaron Masliansky’s recent episode of Inside the Skev, with Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko:  And don’t forget to subscribe!

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!!