August 21, 2018

This Week's Meeting
Today August 21, 2018: AJ Holzer will share his journey as a member of Interact and his relationship with Rotary International.
Last Regular Meeting
Last Regular Meeting:  Dennis Depcik talked about how he and his wife Maggie came to know each other and fell in love through letters they wrote each other while he was serving in the Army.
Dennis shares their letters in his book "Wouldn't It Be Something".
The North Suburban YMCA has been named one of 200 finalists nationwide for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant for NSYMCA’s “2 Seconds 2 Long” youth drowning prevention program. 
Drowning is the second-leading cause of accidental deaths for children under age 14 and the North Suburban YMCA is dedicated to providing swim safety lessons for all kids. Grants of $25,000 will be awarded to the top 40 agencies who acquire the most online votes.  
The North Suburban YMCA is asking for your help to vote online at .  Voting opens on August 15th and runs until August 24th and you can vote 10 times per day, every day during the voting period. Thank you so much for your support of the North Suburban YMCA.
Mark Your Calendar
August 23rd: Rotary Happy Hour.  Join your fellow Rotarians at Platea Restaurant located at 9860 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Des Plaines.  Bring friends, family, co-workers and potential members and enjoy great food and fellowship.  RSVP to Jim Karagianis by NOON on August 21st.
August 25th: North Suburban YMCA 50 Fest.  Come celebrate the Y's 50th Anniversary with kids activities, bingo, food, live music and much more.  For complete details visit  
Volunteers are needed to help out at the  Y's 50 Fest, to sign up visit .
August 30th: Northbrook Chamber's Meal Packing Event.  
September 2nd: Memorial Service for Lucinda Kasperson.  The service will begin at 2:00 pm with a reception following at 3:00 pm at the Skokie Country Club located at 500 Washington Avenue, Glencoe.
September 3th: 2018 Rotary Road Trip to Miller Park.  For ticket and sponsor information visit  
September 11th: Club Board Meeting 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Civic Room at the Northbrook Public Library.
September 17th: Dinner Meeting at Granite City Food & Brewery.  Join us for an evening meeting beginning at 6:00 pm at Granite City Food & Brewery.  More details and RSVP information to follow.
September 18th: NO Noon Meeting  
October 10th:  Club Board Meeting 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Pollack Room A at the Northbrook Public Library.
October 24th:  World Polio Day
October 26th: Rotary 800
Lucky Bucks winner:  Rob Bassler
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Michael Ellison
August 11
Bill Byrne
August 21
Kate Hall
August 23
Ronald Bernardi
August 29
Larry Kanar
September 1
Ned Schechter
September 6
Gary Moriello
September 21
Ernst Janzen
September 22
Rob Bassler
September 25
Larry Hewitt
August 8
Michael Ellison
Fern Ellison
August 13
Ed Nadler
Sue Nadler
August 14
John Cavanaugh
August 17
Norm Levine
Shelly Levine
August 20
Carlos Früm
Sandy Frum
August 23
JP Deheeger
Jil Deheeger
August 23
Sandy Früm
August 23
Brian Rieger
August 24
Daniel Craig
August 30
David Schwalb
Shawna Schwalb
September 4
Howard Schultz
September 4
Dick Hochschild
September 5
Scott Rose
Gwen Rose
September 15
Andy Vass
September 16
James Mazzetti
September 20
Jeff Tideman
September 21
Join Date
Ned Schechter
August 1, 2017
1 year
Rick Rivkin
August 1, 1999
19 years
Daniel Sideman
August 14, 1984
34 years
Kyint Chwa
August 24, 1999
19 years
Andy Vass
August 28, 2012
6 years
Nathan Levin
August 29, 2017
1 year
Ernst Janzen
September 1, 1966
52 years
Stanley Sherman
September 1, 1970
48 years
Ev Schwartz
September 3, 2013
5 years
Alan Karzen
September 15, 2009
9 years
Joel Meisel
September 24, 2002
16 years
Gayle Curcio
September 27, 2006
12 years
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