Welcome to the Rotary Club of Huntley
 
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Huntley!

Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m.
(4th Tuesdays Location TBD for social or service project)
Pinecrest Golf Club
11220 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL  60142
United States

Phone:
(858) 876-8279
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Special Notes
 
The Huntley Rotary Club does not meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month. 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Immediate Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
Assistant Treasurer
Sergeant at Arms
Membership Chair
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Vocational Service
Community Service Chair
Veteran Affairs Liaison
Youth Service
Youth Service
Youth Service
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Webmaster
International Service
Foundation Chair
 
Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement

The Huntley Rotary Club focuses on hands-on projects in the local community that provides members with opportunities for growth in leadership and networking. The group also promotes fellowship events that build lasting friendships. As part of Rotary International, the club is also contributing to End Polio in the world, and working on literacy and clean water projects.

 
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Home Page Stories
The club greeted hungry campers on Saturday, September 9 with a hearty pancake breakfast. This annual event is fun for club members, gives us a way to participate in a local event, and provides a few dollars for our coffers. 
 
 
The Huntley Club is excited to welcome our new Foreign Exchange Student, Hana from Japan! Her host family was on hand to greet her at the airport when she arrived. Welcome, Hana! We're glad you're here!
 
 
The Huntley Rotary Club past president, Karen Hutchings purchased a tree and donated it for planting at Little Journey Preschool. During Huntley's annual Green & Clean Day, Little Journey was selected as the recipient of the tree donation as part of a new Rotary International initiative.
 
 
The annual corn roast fundraiser held at the Lake in the Hills Ribfest was a great success. Funds raised are used toward local and international projects including donations to Grafton Food Pantry, School District 158 and Huntley Library literacy programs, Scholarships, Polio eradication and Shelterbox. Thanks to all who were involved for helping raise over $5,000 toward these great initiatives.
 
 
Juan Pablo, our Exchange Student from Mexico, shared his experiences with the club at our meeting on June 6, 2017. It has been a pleasure to get to know you over this past year, JP!
 
 
The Rotary Club of Huntley is proud to announce that we have received three awards at the Rotary District Conference! Congratulations to all members on achieving goals to earn a Club Service Award, Community Service Award, and Polio Plus Award. Additionally, our own Tetyana Torzhevska was recognized as a District "Rookie Of The Year" for the Huntley Club.  Well done!
Pictured are club members: Stacy Thompson, Karen Hutchings, Jim Drendel and Tetyana Torzhevska
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Huntley would like to welcome two new members, installed at its March 14 meeting.  Please join us in issuing a warm welcome to Gardner and Susan!
 
 
 
 
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Spring Fling Carnival, coming May 26 - May 29, 2017.  Celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with rides, games, food and some family fun. The carnival will be located in the Huntley Walmart Parking Lot. Unlimited ride passes available!  
 
The carnival will be held:  
Friday, May 26:        6:00 p.m. - Close
Saturday, May 27:   1:00 p.m. - Close
Sunday, May 28:     1:00 p.m. - Close
Monday, May 29:     1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
See you there!
 
 
 
At the club's regular meeting Tuesday, November 8, a good Samaritan overheard us discussing and voting on an advertising expenditure of $195. Before he left the restaurant, he visited our table and gave a member the cash to cover the ad. He left before we were able to thank him.
 
Thank you, Sir. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
  
 
 
Members of the Huntley Club stood in the bitter wind to ring the bell for the annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. Working in shifts, Rotarians kept the bell ringing from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 16.
 
 
Laura Franz, Executive Director of TLS Veterans visited the club to discuss the organization, services they provide to local veterans, and their success at helping veterans get back on their feet.  The club donated $100 to TLS Veterans to help in their ongoing mission to provide resources to veterans while they assimilate back into civilian life.
 
 
 
Professional musicians Sofiya Kyrylyuk & Lyudmila Kakisova performed Bach, Brahms and Bartok at a special event to raise $1,000 toward the End Polio Now Campaign.
 
Special thanks to Sofiya and Lyudmila for sharing their time and talents for such a worthwhile cause, and our hostess Solange Sior for donating the use of her lovely home for the event.  We're this close!
 
 
The Huntley Rotary Club attended Huntley's Annual Fall Fest to showcase a ShelterBox at its booth. Members were able to help visitors understand what a ShelterBox is, and answer questions about Rotary. Special thanks to area Boy Scouts for helping to set up the tent for visitors to see.
At it's October 11th Regular Meeting, Huntley Rotarians again sponsored a ShelterBox for those in need. Typically the ShelterBox units are deployed to areas hit by natural disaster as a way for families to have shelter and dignity while dealing with devastation. Each ShelterBox contains a large, durable tent, cook stove, pots and utensils, bedding and other items to help families cope with the loss of their home. 
The Huntley and Lake in the Hills Rotary Clubs have co-sponsored the Battle of the Books Program at Conley Elementary School. A check presentation was made at the school on September 1st. The funds will purchase new books for this literacy initiative through School District 158.
 
 
Meeting Schedule
Event: Saturday, September 9: Park District Campout Pancake Breakfast
 
Tuesday, September 12: Club Discussion & Business Meeting
 
Tuesday, September 19: Club Assembly
 
Event: Saturday, September 23: Huntley Fall Fest Tent & Shelterbox
 
Tuesday, September 26: No meeting
 
Tuesday, October 3: 
 
Tuesday, October 10: Susan Netherton Classification Talk
 
 
 
 
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