March 18, 2019

This Week's Meeting
There will be no noon meeting on Tuesday, March 19th. 
We will hold our monthly evening meeting on Monday, March 18th at Francesca's North located at 1145 Church Street in Northbrook beginning at 6:00 pm. 
Please RSVP to Jim Karagianis at by noon on Friday, March 15th
Last Regular Meeting
Last Regular Meeting: John Howard talked about the Rotary Foundation. 
John shared all the great projects that have been supported by the Rotary Foundation and talked about how the way the Foundation funds projects helps to bring Rotarians from all over the world together.
To date our club has contributed over $1 million to the Rotary Foundation.  
To learn more about the Rotary Foundation visit  If you would like to donate to the Rotary Foundation you can bring a check to one of our weekly meetings and give it to John Howard, go online to or call Rotary International at 847-866-3000.
If you have any questions, please see John Howard.
Welcome to the Club
Welcome New Northbrook Rotarians Mike Sperling and Matt Jaggard
New Northbrook Rotarian Mike Sperling with his sponsor Keith Tucker.
New Northbrook Rotarian Matt Jaggard receiving his Rotary pin from his sponsor Andy Vass.
A Note from Club President Scott Rose
Gary read a quick note from Scott.  He thanked everyone for their thoughts and prayers. His spirits are good as he begins his recovery.
New Program Chair: Ken Kurtz will be our club's new program chair.  Thanks Ken for taking on this role.
From Community Service Chair Dave Masters: 
There are community service opportunities for everyone in March!  
Northfield Township Food Pantry needs help unloading pallets and stocking shelves on Tuesday March 19th from 10:30am - 1:00pm.  There is no noon Rotary meeting scheduled that Tuesday so their is no schedule conflict!  Dress for the weather since part of the project is outdoors.  The Pantry is located at 2550 Waukegan, Suite 100, Glenview.  This popular service project requires 10 volunteers.  See for more information about the Pantry.  Thanks to Gayle Curcio for providing us with this opportunity.
Please contact me at to volunteer for this service projects.  Think about bringing a spouse or friend to join in the fun.
Rotary Club Banners on Display at the Patter Turner Center in Deerfield.
The Rotary Club of Deerfield has an exhibit of their club banners on display at the Patter Turner Center in Deerfield.  Over 40 countries and just about every U.S. state is represented.  Click here to see pictures of the display or stop by the Patter Turner Center.
Mark Your Calendar
3/18: Monthly evening meeting at Francesca's North.
3/19: No noon meeting
3/28: Club Visioning Session at the Northbrook Hilton from 5:00 pm - 9:-00 pm.  If you are interested in participating and haven't signed up yet contact Gary Moriello.
4/6: District Assembly at Harper College.  Click here for more information.
4/12: 13th Annual Ken & Alta Thiel's Strong Kids 50th Anniversary Casino Fundraiser, 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm Chevy Chase Country Club.
Special ticket pricing available for Rotarians.  Visit and enter ROTARY 10 when you order your tickets.
Special VIP Bonus Table Bundles discounts are also available for Rotarians.  
4/27: 2nd Annual Healthy Kids Day 5k Run.  Information about volunteer opportunities will be coming.
5/3-5/4: Rotary District 6440 Conference will take place on May 3rd and 4th at Hyatt Regency Schaumburg.  This is a celebration of the year and an opportunity to come together and share what we do in our clubs.  This is going to be a great district conference.   You can register here.
Lucky Bucks winner: Jim Kucienski
Upcoming Events
Monthly Board Meeting
Northbrook Public Library
Mar 13, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Dinner Meeting
Francesca's North
Mar 18, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
No Noon Meeting
Mar 19, 2019
Visioning Session
Hilton Allgauer's
Mar 28, 2019
District Assembly & Assistant Governor Training
Harper College - Wojcik Center
Apr 06, 2019
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Monthly Board Meeting
Northbrook Public Library
Apr 10, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
District Conference
The Hyatt
May 03, 2019 - May 04, 2019
Monthly Board Meeting
Northbrook Public Library
May 08, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mar 18, 2019 6:00 PM
Mar 19, 2019
Mar 26, 2019
Protecting your health
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Daniel Sideman
March 2
John Howard
March 7
Jay Glaubinger
March 8
Scott Rose
March 14
Jim Kucienski
March 18
Mitch Portugal
March 19
John Cavanaugh
March 23
Ken Kurtz
March 25
Denis Pollina
April 2
Elke Friedman
April 3
Matt Jaggard
April 5
Judy Warchol
April 20
Matt Jaggard
March 5
Mike Sperling
March 25
Ken Kurtz
March 27
Gary Moriello
Beverly Hides-Moriello
March 29
Jim Kucienski
Nancy Kucienski
April 4
Ronald Bernardi
April 9
Join Date
Marvin Feig
March 1, 2016
3 years
Kate Hall
March 3, 2011
8 years
Gary Moriello
March 5, 2013
6 years
Suzi Gantz
March 6, 2018
1 year
Patrick Doland
March 15, 1999
20 years
Michael Riggle
March 16, 1999
20 years
Kellie Allgauer
March 27, 2012
7 years
Jason Han
March 28, 2017
2 years
David Schwalb
April 4, 2017
2 years
Ica Gociman
April 8, 2014
5 years
Donna Gulley
April 13, 2004
15 years
Dick Hochschild
April 15, 1978
41 years
James Mazzetti
April 18, 1995
24 years
Jay Glaubinger
April 20, 2010
9 years
Dan Lechin
April 24, 2018
1 year
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