District 6440, Club Number 3139

Rotary Club of Park Ridge

PO Box 130

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068 


Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship Chair
Club Foundation Chair
Club Foundation Secretary
Member at Large
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
Park Ridge

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Except for the 2nd Wednesday of each month
Summit Square of Park Ridge
10 North Summit Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
United States of America
The Club has hybrid meetings. You can attend at The Summit or Zoom.
Randy Wear
Aug 24, 2022 12:00 PM
Carol Benz
Aug 31, 2022 12:00 PM
A Time to Generate Ideas for Service Projects
Dr. Ken Wallace, Superintendent of District #207
Sep 07, 2022 12:00 PM
What's Happening at District #207
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sep 14, 2022 5:30 PM
Carol Collier
Sep 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Bernie’s Book Bank
Dr. Olson - District #64 Speaker
Sep 28, 2022 12:00 PM
Update on District #64 construction
Gayle Mountcastle
Oct 05, 2022 12:00 PM
Oakton Park and Facility Referendum
Craft Beer Fundraiser at Harp & Fiddle
Oct 12, 2022 5:30 PM
110 Main St, Park Ridge IL 60068
Glenn T. Garlick
Oct 19, 2022 12:00 PM
Polio Presentation
Service Project
Oct 21, 2022 6:00 PM
Trunk or Treat at Centennial Park 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Canning for Polio - Raising Polio Dollars
Oct 22, 2022 9:00 AM
Various Park Ridge Intersections
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Nov 09, 2022 5:30 PM
Anniversary /Holiday Party
Dec 08, 2022 5:30 PM
PR Country Club
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Dec 14, 2022 5:30 PM
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 11, 2023 5:30 PM
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Feb 08, 2023 5:30 PM
Home Page Stories
RILEE--the Rotary (Polio) Iron Lung Education Exhibit.
Those under sixty probably have never met anyone who has experienced the devastating affects of Polio.
A group of D6440 Rotarians annually goes to Guatemala to help a couple communities. This year they built 200 feet of covered clothes lines, 40 bunk bed, 80 clothes lockers, 20 classroom rolling whiteboards and other infrastructure for a school.
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge awarded scholarships to two District 64 elementary teachers to enhances their knowledge.
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge Citrus Sale sold $8800 of product to be used for College Scholarships.
For the month of December, the Rotary Club of Park Ridge Rotary is donating food to the Maine Township Food Panty.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club distributed treats at the Park Ridge Park District Trunk or Treat Halloween event.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club held a Craft Beer fundraiser at Harp and Fiddle raising over $6,000 to support various Social Service Organizations in the Park Ridge area.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club held an in town road rally where each team had to find interesting  icons of Park Ridge; take a picture of the site; and report back in 60 minutes. Shown is a wolf tree sculpture 
Members of the Park Ridge Rotary Club attended the Park Ridge Memorial Day Parade.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 85 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday January 17th.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club held their annual Citrus Sale on December 12th. Proceeds from the sale fund the Scholarship program.
Park Ridge Rotarians create personal libraries in their front lawns that the public can use.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 85 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday December 6th.

Home Page News

The new Maine East Rotary Interact Executive Officers planned, promoted, and hosted the most successful Interact event in our short history. Over 300 interested students attended the 2014-2015 Rotary Interact Kick-off meeting in our school cafeteria. Big thanks to John VandenBrink for being at the meeting. 



Excerpt from the Chicago Tribune Newspaper
Rotary Provides X-ray System for Street Children of Guatemala City.

Two-thirds of the world’s population does not have access to basic X-ray services? That is a huge problem since sixty percent of all medical diagnoses require X-ray analysis.

Our annual Craft Beer and Wine night is back!
Wednesday, October 12th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Come, invite and meet your friends and raise a glass for a good cause! 
Tickets are $50 and available HERE.
American Flag fundraiser

The Park Ridge Rotary Charitable Foundation has high quality, nylon, 3' x 5' American Flags for sale.  Fly a new American flag on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day or any day of the year.  We invite you to click the link below which will connect you to our Shopify store where you can purchase a flag and support our high school scholarship program. 

We will deliver your flag free of charge, if you live in Park Ridge, Niles, Des Plaines or Norridge.  You can pick-up the flag your self, if you prefer.  We also offer shipping in the USA for $7.95/flag.  A perfect gift for your friends and family!

For Flag Orders click HERE 
Make a contribution to the Rotary Club of Park Ridge Charitable Foundation. Your contributions help support local students by supporting various scholarships the Rotary Club of Park Ridge Foundation gives out. 
Click HERE to donate!
Stephanie A. Urchick selected to be 2024-25 Rotary International President

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Programs of Scale grant-winner Together for Healthy Families in Nigeria helps families by focusing on the fundamental needs of women

RI President Jennifer Jones crosses Canada from coast to coast to coast

Organized around several hubs, the tour started on 17 June to draw attention to the positive impact that clubs have in their communities.

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Rotary Fellowships amplify Ukrainian relief efforts

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