District 6440, Club Number 3139

Rotary Club of Park Ridge

PO Box 130

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068 

 

 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship Chair
Fellowship Chair
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE 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.
Speakers
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
Drew Awsumb
Oct 26, 2022 12:00 PM
Park Ridge City Developmnent
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Nov 09, 2022 5:30 PM
Mel's Craft Barbeque - 24 Main Street Park Ridge, IL
Anniversary / Holiday Party
Dec 14, 2022 5:30 PM
PR Country Club
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 11, 2023 5:30 PM
TBD
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Feb 08, 2023 5:30 PM
TBD
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Mar 08, 2023 5:30 PM
TBD
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. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNlrfRwGEW0&feature=youtu.be

 

 
 
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 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Donate
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!
Upcoming Events
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A new weapon against polio

A modified vaccine offers hope that eradication is closer than ever.

Mobile clinic delivers free healthcare for Wisconsin’s underserved communities

Rotary clubs in District 6250 (Wisconsin and Minnesota, USA) have donated a mobile clinic to St. Clare Health Mission, a community organization in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that provides primary and specialty health care services at no cost for those without access to insurance.

Rotary President Jennifer Jones announces US$150 million pledge toward polio eradication

Rotary President Jennifer Jones appeared on the stage at the star-studded Global Citizen Festival to announce an additional US$150 million pledge toward that end.

Re-emergence of polio underscores the need for eradication

The detection of poliovirus, and even cases of polio, in places where it hasn’t been found for years has demonstrated once again that eradicating a human disease isn’t easy, especially in the final stages.In recent months, an unvaccinated man in the United States was paralyzed. In the

Rotary members in Poland provide a safe home for Ukrainian refugees

In March, shortly after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, refugees began arriving at a home in Wojciechów, a town about 20 miles from the city of Lublin in eastern Poland.

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