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February 27, 2018

This Week's Meeting
Today February 27, 2018: Avenues of Service meeting.  Learn more about the projects our club is involved in that support the different avenues of service.
 
Last Regular Meeting
Last Regular Meeting- We heard biographies from Kathi Quinn, Ed Nadler, Larry Levine and Larry Hewitt.
News
From the Fundraising Committee
 
Help is needed in planning our 4th of July activities.  If you are interested in being on the planning committee, please contact Kate Hall or Alan Karzan.  
 
The first planning meeting will be Tuesday, February 27th at 5:00 pm at the Northbrook Public Library.
 
From the Community Service Committee
 
The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra needs two volunteers for each performance to distribute free bottles of water during intermissions. 
 
Performances will be held at the Sheely Center at Glenbrook North High School.  Volunteers should arrive at 3:30pm and expect to be there until at least 5:15pm.  
 
Concerts are scheduled on March 25th, and May 6th. Volunteers get free admission to the concert.  
 
The Northbrook Public Library needs volunteers to help as ushers at its film and music programs.  The events are held on Wednesdays and weekends.  Your commitment would involve 1-2 shifts per week for about 2-3 hours at a time.  Ushers, of course, get to see the show!
 
If you’re interested in any of these projects, please contact Dave Masters.
 
 
Mark Your Calendar
 
February 27th: 4th of July planning committee meeting.  5:00 pm at the Northbrook Public Library.  All are welcome to attend.
 
March 8th: NSYMCA Strong Kids Dinner at Pinstripes.  Special ticket pricing for Rotarians with code Rotaryticket2018.  Click here for more information.
 
March 9th: Pasta Dinner benefiting the Northfield Township Food Pantry at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Northbrook.  Click here for more information.
 
May 17th-20th: District 6440 Conference in Sheboygan, WI.  
 
October 26th: Rotary 800
 
Lucky Bucks winner: Ron Bernardi
Rotary District 6440 Conference
Mark Your Calendar!
This year's District Conference will be held at the Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sheboygan Wisconsin, May 17th-20th.  Registration is open! Visit https://rotary6440conference.weebly.com/ to secure your spot.  
Rotary Mottoes
The first motto of Rotary International, "He Profits Most Who Serves Best," was approved at the second Rotary Convention, held in Portland, Oregon, in August 1911. The phrase was first stated by a Chicago Rotarian, Art Sheldon, who made a speech in 1910 that included the remark, "He profits most who serves his fellows best."
 
At about the same time, Ben Collins, president of the Rotary Club of Minneapolis, Minnesota, commented that the proper way to organize a Rotary club was through the principle his club had adopted - "Service, Not Self."
 
These two slogans, slightly modified, were formally approved to be the official mottoes of Rotary at the 1950 Convention in Detroit - "He Profits Most Who Serves Best" and "Service Above Self." The 1989 Council on Legislation established "Service Above Self" as the principal motto of Rotary, since it best explains the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service.
Rotary Peace Studies
Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses.
 
In just over a decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have trained more than 1,000 fellows for careers in peace building. Many of them are serving as leaders at international organizations or have started their own foundations. 
 
Each year, the Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 50 for certificate studies at premier universities around the world.
  • Master’s degree programs: Last 15 to 24 months and require a practical internship of two to three months during the academic break.
  • Professional development certificate program: For experienced professionals and lasts three months with two to three weeks of field study.
On a Lighter Side
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ed Nadler
February 3
 
David Masters
February 6
 
Marc Lonoff
February 14
 
Ica Gociman
February 21
 
Michael Riggle
February 23
 
Jason Han
February 24
 
Howard Schultz
February 25
 
James Mazzetti
February 26
 
Daniel Sideman
March 2
 
John Howard
March 7
 
Jay Glaubinger
March 8
 
Scott Rose
March 14
 
Jim Kucienski
March 18
 
John Cavanaugh
March 23
 
Ken Kurtz
March 25
 
Anniversaries
Ev Schwartz
Barb Schwartz
February 14
 
Kyint Chwa
Laura Chwa
February 16
 
Lawrence Lechner
Patti
March 11
 
Ken Kurtz
Ken
March 27
 
Gary Moriello
Beverly Hides-Moriello
March 29
 
Join Date
Marc Lonoff
February 7, 2017
1 year
 
Michael Doman
February 7, 2017
1 year
 
John Howard
February 8, 2011
7 years
 
Friedoon Hakimian
February 11, 1975
43 years
 
Larry Levine
February 24, 2002
16 years
 
Rob Bassler
February 26, 1980
38 years
 
Marvin Feig
March 1, 2016
2 years
 
Kate Hall
March 3, 2010
8 years
 
Gary Moriello
March 5, 2013
5 years
 
Patrick Doland
March 15, 1999
19 years
 
Michael Riggle
March 16, 1999
19 years
 
Kellie Allgauer
March 27, 2012
6 years
 
Jason Han
March 28, 2017
1 year
 
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