North Shore Wine, Beer & Cigar Festival
 
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THE ATTENDEES, VENDORS, SPONSORS & VOLUNTEERS WHO HELPED MAKE OUR 2018 EVENT A SUCCESS FOR OUR FOUNDATION GIVING.  JOIN US NEXT YEAR FOR OUR 10TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CELEBRATION.
 
2018-19 Installation Dinner
On June 27 at White Deer Run, our club met for the annual installation dinner to welcome our new President Diana Taylor.  Diana takes over the reins of the club from Tucker Olson, our first two term President.  A special thanks to Tucker and his continued philosophy of "Service above Self" for his year as our leader.  Diana will lead the Club through June of 2019, when she will relinquish her leadership to Greg Hill.   Diana promises a year of openly sharing new ideas in our continuing effort to improve and grow our club. 
 
Diana is shown presenting Tucker with the traditional outgoing Presidents recognition plaque.  Diana also him the "Boot", a traveling reward held by the past president, which highlights the names of all of the club's past presidents.
 
   
 
Diana takes control of the gavel from Tucker and addresses our club for the first time as our President.  
 
      
 
John McDonald is recognized as Rotarian of the Year by outgoing President Tucker Olson.  John earned the distinction through his continuing involvement in all our club's activities and his unwavering success at finding quality speakers to address our weekly club meetings. 
CONGRATULATIONS, JOHN!!  WELL DESERVED!
 
 
Charter member Bill Rickert & Tom Zengeler (not pictured) receive kudos for 31 uninterrupted years of perfect attendance.  Bill and Tom continue to battle for who will waver first from the epic contest of perfect attendance.
 
 
 
 
Scholarships
On May 15, 2018, our Club distributed $8500 in scholarships and awards to exceptional students at Libertyville High School. 
 
Madison Kerber & Jackson Czajka were the award recipients of our club sponsored Walter C. Hornberger Spirit Awards.  The award recognizes excellence in the area of Fine Arts at Libertyville High School.
 
 
 
Manit Kaushal is pictured receiving our club sponsored Robert F. Kastner Service above Self Scholarship from Club Member Bill Taranowski.  Bob Kastner was a driving proponent behind our Club's Advancement through Reading Program. and this scholarship is awarded annually in his name to the individual who best exemplifies the Rotary motto, Service above Self.
 
 
 
Yonathan Gunawan,  Michael Graham, and Liam Cooney are pictured receiving our club sponsored Vocational Scholarship Awards from Club Member Scott Hezner.  These scholarships are awarded annually to individuals who wish to continue their education in a vocational career.  Rizza Talosig (Not Pictured) also received a scholarship.
 
 
 
 
2018 Charitable Giving Dinner
What a night, May 2, 2018 was for our Sunrise Rotary Club! 
All the hard work our members did in 2017 to raise funds for our Foundation, concluded with our Charitable Giving's dinner.  President Tucker Olson presided the awards ceremony at White Deer Run honoring 47 charities with awards totaling over $104,000.
This money was raised through our annual fundraisers and members efforts and we are very proud of this evening.  
 
For a complete list of all honorees, click here.
 
 
In addition to the awards presented above, the club has continued to provide scholarships for college bound students.  The Foundation also distributed scholarships to High School students totaling over $5,000.  The primary recipients of the scholarship awards were for students looking to advance their education in vocational occupation advancement.
 
The Club will be start fundraising again very soon.  SAVE THESE DATES!
    August 25, 2018 - North Shore Wine, Beer, and Cigar Fest in downtown Libertyville.
    March 1, 2019 - Winter Party, details at a later date
Please keep these dates open on your calendar.
 
We want to thank our members for their hard work, brain power, and financial support for this exciting conclusion of our year. 
We want to thank their families, friends, and neighbors that support all our activities.  
 
 
New Members
Our Club inducted two new members on April 18.
We welcome Fred Rajan, Vice President of Mission & Spiritual Care for Advocate Medical Center, and Scott Adams, Libertyville Village Trustee to our club.
 
2018 Winter Fundraiser Results
Margaritaville Party Fundraiser Success!!
On February 23, 2018, our Club raised over $50,000 in proceeds towards our Charitable Foundation.  Each year, 100% of all raised proceeds are distributed to qualified charities.  Later this Spring, our club will be distributing the money raised from our fundraisers to over 20 different qualified charities in need.  The success of our fundraiser could only happen due to the efforts of the fundraising committee, and the Rotarians who make the motto "Service over Self", a daily habit.
 
Rotary Helps Disaster Victims

From the Rotary International Website:

 

Severe storms, an earthquake, and hurricanes are wreaking havoc across the globe from the United States and Mexico to South Asia and Africa. The Rotary Foundation and Rotary clubs in affected areas are helping bring emergency aid to battered communities. 

The Rotary Foundation is collecting emergency relief funds to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and the earthquakes in Mexico. 

 

If you have questions about how you can help, contact relief@rotary.org.

 

ShelterBox too is helping.

 
By clicking on the links to Rotary International and ShelterBox, you can find out how to make donations that will make a difference in the lives of those victims of these disasters.  Please help!
 
Club Information
Welcome to the Libertyville Sunrise Rotary!
 
 Each week Libertyville Sunrise Rotary has a speaker come to our breakfast meeting to talk about current events, local goings-on, charity work, or a range of other subjects.  You are invited to come to Lambs Farm every Wednesday morning starting at 7:00 am
 
Magnolia Cafe/Bakery in Lamb's Farm
14245 W Rockland Rd
(Rt 176 and IL-94)
Libertyville, IL 60048
 
Meeting adjourns promptly at 8:15 am 
Visitors are Welcome!
"Service Above Self"
 
 
Scheduled Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
All
Nov 21, 2018
Ken Chapin honorary membership
Fred Kliora
Nov 28, 2018
Lake County Jail
Past Speakers
Teresa Beckman, PT
Nov 14, 2018
Physical therapy for hip problems
Nan Buckardt - Director of Education
Nov 07, 2018
Lake County Forest Preserve District
No meeting
Oct 31, 2018
Fifth Wednesday: Social Event 10/30
Dreher/Mittelman/McDonald
Oct 24, 2018
South Africa trip
Darryl Fisher
Oct 17, 2018
Ageless Aviation
 
 
 
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Rotary International Theme for 2017-18
 
Image result for rotary theme 2017-18 logo
 
Interact Symbol
 
Rotary Youth Exchange