2000 - 2001            Barbara B. Kearney

79 members

  • $35,800 distributed to 27 community health and human service organizations.
  • Robert S. Friedman selected as District Governor nominee.
  • Received District 6440 Outstanding Club Service award at District Conference.


2001 - 2002            Friedoon Hakimian

85 members

  • $33,250 distributed to 28 community health and human service organizations.
  • Rotary Benefit held at Steve Foley Cadillac.


2002 - 2003            August Swanenberg

86 members

  • October 2002 was proclaimed "Northbrook Rotary Month" by the Village of Northbrook, in recognition of the club's contributions to the community.
  • The first class of Rotary Peace Scholars included Matthew Bright, the candidate sponsored by the Northbrook Rotary Club.  Matt graduated from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in December 2004.
  • Club donates 600  "Illustrated Classics" new books to "Book Worm Angels" book drive for Cabrini Green schools. 
  • First Annual Rotary Rubber Ducky Race raised $10,525 for polio eradication.
  • Junior High Volunteer Service Award established.
  • Vickie Kuohung, sponsored by the club, was chosen as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.
  • First "Ethics in the Workplace" program at Glenbrook North High School.
  • $21,500 distributed to 21 community health and human service organizations.
  • The Rotary Club of Northbrook awarded $6,000 in grants to International Service Projects.
  •   Robert S. Friedman, 2003-04 District Governor Elect, passed away shortly before taking office.
  • Northbrook Rotary awarded nine Academic Scholarships totaling $7,000 to Glenbrook North students.
  • Five $500 Vocational Scholarships were awarded to Glenbrook North students and another was awarded a Rotary District 6440 Vocational Scholarship.
  • Received District 6440 Membership Highest Retention award at District Conference.


2003 - 2004            Edward W. Harvey

85 members

  • Completed shelving and storage project for Northfield Township Food Pantry with assistance from a District 6440 grant.
  •   Rotary "800" held at Five Seasons Country Club for first time.
  • Sponsored two students for successful District Vocational Scholarships.
  • Awarded first Robert Friedman Inspiration Award.
  • Received Award for top club in District 6440 for total Rotary Foundation giving.
  • $20,750 distributed to 23 community health and human service organizations.
  • Northbrook Rotary awarded nine Academic Scholarships totaling $7,000 to Glenbrook North students
  • Five $500 Vocational Scholarships were awarded to Glenbrook North students.


2004 - 2005            James P. Mazzetti

88 members

  • Club celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a dinner on March 15, 2005.
  • All Rotary "800" raffle tickets sold for first time and raised in excess of $56,000.
  • Sponsors Boy Scout Troop 162.
  • 39th Annual Coat Off Your Back was a huge success
  • Donated $1,000 to the Northfield Township Food Pantry, which will be used to provide Birthday Boxes for 100 children whose families are registered with the Pantry. 
  • The club awarded academic scholarships to Glenbrook North students in May.
  • Student guests program in 32nd year.
  • Four students attended RYLA.
  • Village auto sticker issued in June honored the Rotary Centennial and 40th birthday of the club.
  • Rubber Ducky Race held on June 25. Raised more than $7,000.
  • Club hosted a home hospitality event during RI International Convention in Chicago.
  • Third Annual "Ethics in the Workplace" at GBN involved Rotarians telling how they apply the Four-Way Test in the workplace.
  • Volunteer Award for graduating eighth graders at Northbrook middle schools presented.
  • The club awarded five vocational scholarships to Glenbrook North students.
  • Two club sponsored candidates awarded District Vocational Scholarships.
  • Collection of books from School District 30 and donation of $1,000 to "Book Worm Angels ."
  • Members participated in the "Giving Tree" program at The Book Bin.
  • Coordinated the distribution of textbooks from Northbrook Elementary School District #30 to Lawrence Hall Youth Services.    
  • P rovided books for sale at the annual District 6440 Literacy meeting.
  • P resented dictionaries to over 50 third and fourth-grade students at Brown Elementary School. This is the neighborhood school attended by homeless children who live at the Christian Industrial League.
  • A $1000 simplified matching grant to provide two dedicated computers at the Northbrook Public Library for the VITA program to assist parents to learn English.
  • Computers to Bosnia for email pals.
  • Twenty-two used computers sent to child-care center in Argentina.
  • Team from club built two dormitories and a bathroom at an orphanage in Guatemala.
  • Donation to Latin American Medical Providers (LAMP).
  • Donation to Tsunami relief.