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
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
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Feb 08, 2023 5:30 PM
Harp and Fiddle
John Alan Boryk
Feb 15, 2023 12:00 PM
Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention
Pizza and Bingo night with Avenues to Independence
Feb 16, 2023 6:00 PM
100 N Clifton Ave in Park Ridge - 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dark
Feb 22, 2023 12:00 PM
Ash Wednesday
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Mar 08, 2023 5:30 PM
Harp and Fiddle
Trent Spoolstra
Mar 15, 2023 12:00 PM
Antisemitism
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Apr 12, 2023 5:30 PM
Road Rally
Sunday Supper at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Apr 23, 2023 4:45 PM
Meals will be served indoors!! Volunteers needed!!
Sunday Supper at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Apr 30, 2023 4:45 PM
Meals will be served indoors!! Volunteers needed!!
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
May 10, 2023 5:30 PM
TBD
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
May 10, 2023 5:30 PM
TBD
Jesse Pleuss
May 17, 2023 12:00 PM
Make a Difference Scholarships
Interact/ RYLA speakers
May 17, 2023 12:00 PM
Interact/ RYLA speakers
Child Protection Program
May 31, 2023 12:00 PM
Child Protection Program
John McNabola
Jun 28, 2023 5:30 PM
Installation of new Board and Officers.
Home Page Stories
Nadya Zimmerman has been awarded the Paul Harris pin for donating $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation.
 
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge held their annual Craft Beer Fund Raiser at Harp & Fiddle raising money for scholarships and funding other Good Deeds.
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.

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.

 
 
 
 
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 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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