Shout out to Our Club's FIRST WOMEN PRESIDENT   
1996 - 1997  Judith M. Warchol 
 
Photo by Ric Warchol
Shout out to Our Club's FIRST WOMEN PRESIDENT   1996 - 1997  Judith M. Warchol                                                               
Northbrook Rotary Club welcomed its first female leader when Judy Warchol was installed as president of the Northbrook Rotary Club. Judy and Mimi Altman (PDG 1995-96 and Deerfield Rotary Club member) were profiled in North Shore Magazine. We had 67 members.
 
Fifth annual benefit, Rotary "700" moved to Bredemann's Lexus of Glenview. Over $100,000 has been donated toward scholarships and international and community projects since the first benefit in 1992.
 
Initiated and sponsored the first Organ Donation Transplant Program in the District.
 
Placed recycling receptacles in Village Green Park.
 
Charitable Foundation received not-for-profit rates from the Post Office and a sales tax exemption from the State of Illinois.
 
First participation in Christmas in April project
 
Participated in our first District matching grant with the Long Grove Rotary Club and the Calcutta Mid City Club. The grant purchased 300 toilets for a rural area in India.
 
New Vocational Scholarships and the Dr. E. James Duffy Scholarship were established.
 
Approved funding for Akha Women's Project in Thailand
 
$35,900 distributed to 31 community health and human service organizations