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Welcome to The Rotary Club of North Chicago!

North Chicago

"Service Above Self"

Regular Meetings are First and Third Tuesdays at 12:00 Noon
Rosalind Franklin Universty - Enter at north parking lot Morningstar Entrance and follow signs.
$13.00 Lunch Includes Beverage
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL  60064
United States of America

Phone:
(224) 419-4777
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The Rotary Club of North Chicago is being recognized by our Rotary District 6440 Governor Suzanne Gibson for doing outstanding work in our community! Congratulations to our vibrant membership for your outstanding service above self for attaining the benchmarks for this prestigious award!
 
Chicago Bears Alum Desmond Clark #88 joined the Rotary Club of North Chicago today and shared his story of overcoming adversity and graciously giving back. Thank you Desmond for sharing your inspiration!
 
 
Judy Foy with Plan B Appraisals and Inventory Assets visited North Chicago Rotary today and provided a very informative message about the importance of having a good grasp on what is in your home. Loss of your home is a devastating event, and the best way to soften the blow is by having a complete inventory to present your insurance company.
You can learn more about Judy and Plan B at www.planbinventory.com
It's Time for a Tailgate Party to celebrate our Veterans!!
 
Join us on Labor Day, September 3rd for the 2018 District 6440 Rotary Road Trip to Miller Park, and honor our patient Veteran friends from Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and other regional VA Medical Centers.  The game features the Chicago Cubs at the Milwaukee Brewers!
 
We step off our event with a classic Wisconsin tailgate party hosted by Saz's Catering - including all the necessary fixins and live entertainment with Mellencougar!
 
 
Purchasing your tickets before March 31st  April 19th will save you a large chunk of cash!   See the link or attached flyer and order form for details.
 
We encourage your club or group to consider bringing a bus, or even combine with other groups if practical.   Bus parking is available.
 
 
We are asking for your consideration as a Sponsor Club for this event.  As a Sponsor you are committing to a minimum of 10 event admissions - four (4) to be donated to directly to Veteran patients from The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Centerand other regional VA medical centers.  Please respond to this email if you have any questions regarding sponsorship.
 
Proceeds from our event will benefit the One World Medical Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization that provides support for research and treatment for Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and Moral Injury among our Military Veteran community.
 
Businesses and other enterprises are welcome to offer corporate sponsorship as well.   Additional sponsorship/underwriting opportunities are available - please respond to this email with questions.
 
Please forward this email to your Club membership and friends in your community!  
 
Ticket sales will end on July 31st or when we sell out of our ticket block - whichever comes first!  THIS GAME WILL SELL OUT!
 
If you have receive this message and the event flyer and the event order form are not attached Click HERE and gather more information and place your order on line!
 
(If you already have game tickets - you can certainly join us for the Rotary Tailgate Party - CLICK HERE!)
 
As a note, I am also available to speak to your Club as the Veteran Affairs Liaison for District 6440.  Please visit the District 6440 Speakers Bureau to enlist some of the great opportunities for your Club to support our military servants and their families, as well as many other fantastic speakers!
 
Yours in Rotary Service,
 
Kevin Stevens
Rotary International District 6440
Veteran Affairs Liaison
 
Stella Jones with the Exchange Club of North Chicago joined us today to discuss our partnership sponsoring Blue Pinwheels for Kids - Pinwheels for Prevention Garden Dedication at City Call on Tuesday, April 3rd. Pinwheels for Prevention is a national movement bringing awareness to child abuse prevention.
 
The public is welcome to join us at noon on the 3rd for our brief dedication ceremony in front of North Chicago City Hall! To learn more about the program and donate you may contact Stella directly at jonesstela74 at yahoo.com. You can also find more information on Exchange Club at www.exchangeclubofnorthchicago.org/

Outreach Specialist Tiffany Toribio with A Safe Place visited with the Rotary Club of North Chicago today.

A Safe Place provides information and training about domestic violence to students, professionals and the general community, as well as shelter for victims of domestic abuse..

 
Members of North Chicago Rotary presented Tiffany with a donation for A Safe Place as a token of appreciation for visiting with us today.  As a note, Lake County has a population in excess of 700,000 people and A Safe Place is the only program in the entire county that deals exclusively with domestic violence.  
 

Tiffany shared some eye opening information.

> Lake County has a population in excess of 700,000 people and A Safe Place is the only program in the entire county that provides shelter exclusively for domestic violence. 
> Domestic abuse is not exclusive to any caste, race, economic group or gender.
> 1 in 3 women will suffer domestic abuse
> 1 in 7 men will suffer domestic abuse

Please visit http://www.asafeplaceforhelp.org to learn more. Also consider supporting A Safe Place with direct donations and attending their upcoming "Unmask the Violence Gala" register here:http://www.asafeplaceforhelp.org/content/unmask-violence

 
Past District 6440 Governor and Paul Harris Society Development Chair Ellen Young visited the North Chicago Rotary Club today to recognized Eugene Stack for his commitment to Rotary with his membership in the Paul Harris Society.
Congratulations Eugene and thank you for your decades of honorable service to community and the mission of Rotary International! 
 
North Chicago Rotarians Eugene Stack and Kevin Stevens represented our Club at the 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, June 10 - 14th.
 
Through our Rotary International partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rotary has lead the effort to eradicate Polio across the globe.   The Gates Foundation announce a 2-to-1 mathch with Rotary to give up to $450 million to end polio!  Many of the dollars that support this global effort are raised at the local club level.  Learn more here:   https://www.endpolio.org/
Reverend Franco Valdemar visited with Rotary North Chicago today to share an update on his mission in Haiti with HOHAYE- (Hope for Haitian Youth and Elderly) and their applied ministry through the Hope International Missionary Guest House of Haiti.  HOHAYE works throughout southern Haiti to support education, preventative care, motivation and encouragement through it's ministry.  You can visit and provide hands on support as a guest at www.himghoh.org or through direct contributions at www.hohaye.org.   HOHAYE is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
 
 
This week North Chicago Rotary enjoyed a team building exercise hosted by our Peer Chain corporate team Member Bill Haljun.  Small groups working together built some very creative displays!
 
 
 
 
Olympian Shakedia Jones shared an update on her not for profit Furthering the Lives of Youth.  Furthering the Lives of Youth or flyyouth.org provides talented young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the resources they need to succeed through supplementary educational experiences, social skills and cultural experiences.
 
Game On Rotarians and Friends of Rotary!!!  It's time for a Road Trip!
 
Earliest bird deadline is March 31st!!  Save money and place your order today!
 
Join us on Saturday July 29th for the 2017 Rotary Road Trip to Miller Park, and honor our Veteran friends from Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Madison, Milwaukee and Tomah VA Centers.  The game features the defending World Champion Chicago Cubs at the Milwaukee Brewers!
 
We step off our event with a classic Wisconsin tailgate party - including all the necessary fixins and live entertainment with Mellencougar!
 
 
Purchasing your tickets before March 31st will save you a large chunk of cash!   See the link or attached flyer and order form for details.
 
 
We are asking for your consideration as a Sponsor Club for this event.  As a Sponsor you are committing to a minimum of 10 event admissions - with at least four (4) of the ten to be donated directly to Veteran patients from The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and other regional VA medical centers.  Please respond directly to this email if you have any questions regarding sponsorship.
 
Proceeds from our event will benefit the One World Medical Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization that provides support for research and treatment for Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and Moral Injury among our Military Veteran community.
 
Businesses and other enterprises are welcome to offer corporate sponsorship as well.   Additional sponsorship/underwriting opportunities are available - please respond to this email with questions.
 
Please forward this email to your Club membership and friends in your community!  
 
Ticket sales will end on June 21st or when we sell out of our ticket block - whichever comes first!  THIS GAME WILL SELL OUT!
 
If you have receive this message and the event flyer and the event order form are not attached Click HERE and gather more information and place your order on line!

*** Be aware if you plan to spend the evening in the Milwaukee, area hotels fill up early for this weekend!  Make your reservations NOW! ****

(If you already have game tickets - you can certainly join us for the Rotary Tailgate Party - CLICK HERE!)
 
 
District 6440 End Polio Chair Carol Wells discussed ongoing work in Polio Eradication and the integral part Rotary has played and continues to play as we come closer to global eradication. 
 
Carol is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Wilmette Harbor.  She has served as her club's EPN Chair since I joined Rotary in 2011.  She traveled to Nigeria in 2013 for an NID (National Immunization Day) with a group of International Rotarians led by our current District Governor.  Most recently, in June of 2016, she observed the STOP (Stop Transmission of Polio) training for a week at the CDC in Atlanta, GA.
 
 
Club President Joan Battley presents a book to Carol Wells that will be donated in her honor to the North Chicago Public Library.
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Immediate Past President
Membership Chairperson
Public Image Chair
Fellowship Chair
Literacy Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
End Polio Coordinator
Grants Chair
Virtual Meeting Coordinator

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