We Need Your Support for Neighbors Helping Neighbors 

Join Our Reverse Raffle for Fun and Community Support


The Rotary Club of Northbrook will host a Neighbors Helping Neighbors [NHN] Reverse Raffle that will be live streamed from the NSYMCA on March 13, 2021 at 6:30 pm.   Tickets are $50 each and must be purchased online BEFORE March 6, 2021, but winners do not have to be present to win.
The First Bank of Highland Park 
Carlos & Sandy Früm
Quick Kill Exterminating
Sunset Foods 
Northbrook Bank & Trust Company
Fields Auto Group
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd.
Good Earth Lighting
In-Kind Supporters:
North Suburban YMCA
Northbrook Herald - a Daily Herald Publication
“Our club is dedicated to building camaraderie and fellowship through service to our community. We help those in need in other regions or countries, but also locally,” says Carlos Früm, the president of the Rotary Club of Northbrook.
Community service is important and club members have participated in social distance volunteering over the past few months, and now are kicking off community fundraising after a unique year that saw events put on hold.  Gayle Cursio, chair of the fundraising committee, says, “Participation in this reverse-raffle will help support a number of local non-profits and charitable groups in our neighborhoods! Our raffle will be live-streamed from the North Suburban YMCA on March 13th so everyone can take-part and virtually participate in the fun!”
For more information, to buy tickets or to sponsor the event contact the Rotary Club of Northbrook. Sponsorships are available from $1,000 to $5,000 to support the event. Three $100 prizes will be drawn before the Grand Prize which is a 50/50 split up to $5,000! There are links to purchase tickets on the homepage of or ask a local Rotarian for details.

Ticket sales END on March 6th  

Use this RallyUp link, to purchase tickets.
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Support Our Sponsors!  Thank you all!


Carlos & Sandy Frum
Rotary Covid Education Series Continues

COVID Vaccination Series Update

We've had two GREAT presentations so far in our COVID Vaccination Series, and it's time for a third.  On Monday the 22nd at noon, Dr James Keller of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital will share "A Chief Medical Officer's View of COVID".   The session will be streamed on the District Facebook Live page http://(, with a recording available there almost immediately thereafter.
We've heard that COVID-19 has caused tremendous strain on our healthcare facilities and on the dedicated personnel serving us there.  Dr. Keller will open a window into how institutions such as Advocate Lutheran are dealing with the pandemic today, and will look different in the future as a result.  We'll also hear how they're dealing with vaccine supply and serving vulnerable communities.  Please join us, and invite your neighbors, family, friends, and your club's partners in the community.
If you missed the first two fascinating sessions with Dr. Stuart Marcus of Amita Health, recordings are available for you or for a club program. Expect more information soon on future speakers in the series.
Stay well,
Gov. Lyle
Call for Volunteers for Central States Rotary Youth Exchange
District 6440 is a member of the Central States Rotary Youth Exchange (CSRYE) organization supporting exchanges across 20 Districts.  Based on February 1st Board meeting, CSRYE has decided to further pause the Long-term Exchange program.  District 6440 will not be sponsoring 2021 Summer Short-term exchanges.  While students will not be hosted or travel abroad for the 2021-22 exchange year, clubs can resume recruitment for the 2022-23 year.  Attached is the notice that will be posted on our website. 
We have a  call for volunteers for several open positions on the District committee.  Please review and share with your clubs or people you think that might be interested in supporting these awesome programs.  Participation is not limited to specific skillsets or Rotary Youth Exchange experience in order to volunteer. So, join us and help "Open Opportunities" for future students.  
Rebecca Dunleavy, Rotary Club of Antioch member
2019-22 District 6440 Rotary Youth Exchange Chair
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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued 



Governor Lyle shared this in his recent update: A few years ago, a number of our Rotary Clubs participated in recognizing Sir Nicholas Winton at the Illinois Holocaust Museum for saving children from the Holocaust.  His actions remained a secret for more than 50 years.  There’s a new book children’s book about his efforts, and NPR reported on it.
The book was written and illustrated to appeal the very young children. From NPR, “How old should kids be when they start learning about the Holocaust? While many educators believe the appropriate age is 10, a new book by Caldecott honoree and MacArthur fellow Peter Sís is recommended for children ages 6 to 9.
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued tells the true story of the Englishman Nicholas "Nicky" Winton, who rescued 669 children from the Nazis, including Vera Gissing.”
This is a book that every child should have. To find out more use this link:
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