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
Sergeant at Arms
Web Site Coordinator
Vocational Service
Make a Difference Scholarships
Make A Difference Co-Chair
Literacy Chair
Community Service
Club Service Chair
International Service
New Generations
Youth/Interact Liaison
Youth/Interact Liason
Communications Chairperson
Program/Greeter Chair
Club ByLaws/Policies
Grant Certified Chair
Rotary Foundation
Club Foundation Chair
Foundation Secretary
Foundation Treasurer
End Polio Coordinator
Fellowship Chair
District Youth Liason
Virtual Meeting Coordinator
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.
Rotarians Carol Benz and Pawel Szeliski
Oct 20, 2021 12:00 PM
Update on Rotary’s goal to eliminate polio.
Club Rotarians
Oct 22, 2021 6:00 PM
Trunk or Treat at Centennial Park
Club Rotarians
Oct 23, 2021 8:00 AM
Canning for Polio morning till noon Through Out Park Ridge
Oct 23, 2021 9:00 PM
District 6440 Training at Rotary HDQ & Zoom
Hemp CBD Wellness
Oct 27, 2021 12:00 PM
Hemp CBD Wellness intro program with goodie bags
Suzanne Gibson
Nov 03, 2021 12:00 PM
Program on the Foundation
R.I. Foundation Programs
Nov 17, 2021 12:00 PM
Sarah Crawford
Anniversary /Holiday Party
Dec 08, 2021 5:30 PM
PR Country Club
Dec 15, 2021 12:00 PM
Holiday Music
Sunday Supper at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Jan 23, 2022 4:45 PM
Serving a meal to others in need (prepackaged, curbside)
Home Page Stories
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.
On 1/20/20, Rotarians Dan Davidson, Roger Crawford and John McNabola assisted Maine East Interact volunteers in a Digital literacy event hosted by the Center of Concern and the Summit of Uptown. Students are tentatively planning a follow up event at the Park Ridge Public Library on February 17, 2020.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 70 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday January 12th.
The Maine East Choral Group performed at the Park Ridge Rotary Holiday Party.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 75 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday December 8th.
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge rings the bell for the Salvation Army.
100 people attended the Park Ridge Rotary Club Craft Beer Fundraiser at Harp and Fiddle. Over $3,800 was raised for college scholarships.
The Reverend Carol Hill, new pastor at the Park Ridge Community Church was a guest of Rotarian John Davis.
Darling Kittoe of Hands for Peace and PRRC President Nadya Zimmerman   Hands for Peace empowers young Americans, Israelis and Palestinians to raise their voices as leaders of change!
Chuck Korcz addressed the Club about The Chicago Union League Club.
Nadya Zimmerman was installed as the Park Ridge Rotary Club President for Fiscal Year 2020.

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.

Harp and Fiddle Fundraiser
The Park Ridge Rotary Foundation is holding a Craft Beer Fund Raiser at Harp & Fiddle on Wednesday October 13, 2021 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM.
Proceeds will fund scholarships and other social services. There will be small batch craft beers to sample and tasty Harp and Fiddle appetizers.
Tickets are $50 each. Please click the link below to purchase tickets. 
Location: Harp and Fiddle
110 Main St, Park Ridge IL 60068
For Tickets, click 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 
Kiwanis Lions Optimist Rotary join for week of service to Celebrate Community

Kiwanis, Lions, Optimist, Rotary, join for week of service to Celebrate CommunityEVANSTON, ILL.: October 7, 2021 – Celebrate Community, a joint initiative of the four major volunteer service organizations, will launch

The Best Chance to Eradicate Polio is Now

World Health Organization’s polio chief, Aidan O’Leary explains why now is our best chance to eradicate polio.

Join us for Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global Update

Join us for Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global Update Rotary International14-October-2019  Mark your calendar to join us on 24 October 2019, for Rotary’s World Polio Day

RI President-elect Jennifer Jones announces Rotary’s $97 million pledge for sustainable projects during Global Citizen Live

The star-studded global event rallied people to take action on some of the world’s most urgent problems.

BTS’ Jimin donates 100 million Korean won to eradicate polio

BTS’ Jimin donates 100 million Korean won to eradicate polioSEOUL, South Korea: Sept. 23, 2021 – Jimin, a member of K-pop boy band BTS, is supporting the eradication of polio, a devastating vaccine-preventable disease

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