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
Sergeant at Arms
VOCATIONAL SERVICE CHAIR
Service Projects Chair
Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship Chair
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE CHAIR
Rotary Foundation
Club Foundation Chair
Club Foundation Secretary
Member at Large
Membership chair
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
Park Ridge

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month
Harp and Fiddle
110 Main Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068
United States of America
The Club has hybrid meetings. You can attend at Harp & Fiddle or Zoom.
Speakers
Park Ridge City Clerk Sal Raspanti
Mar 06, 2024 12:00 PM
Park Ridge City Government
Pizza and Bingo night with Avenues to Independence
Mar 12, 2024 5:00 PM
100 N Clifton Ave in Park Ridge - 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Tim Schwarz and Bernadeta Madrzyk
Mar 20, 2024 12:00 PM
Park Ridge City Inspections
Easter Sale Pickup - 9:00AM to Noon (Saturday)
Mar 23, 2024 9:00 AM
Pickup: 131 N. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Sunday Supper at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Apr 21, 2024 4:45 PM
Meals will be served indoors!! Volunteers needed!!
Jesse Pleuss
May 15, 2024 12:00 PM
Scholarships
Carol Benz
Jun 26, 2024 5:30 PM
Installation
Home Page Stories
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge collected 16 bags of clothes plus blankets which were delivered to St. Edwards.
 
 
St Edward’s is one of several churches working to provide basic needs for migrants, access to shower facilities, quality meals, and pertinent goods including clothing and housewares.
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge served 75 meals to our neighbors who are food insecure.
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge Citrus Sale sold over $9,200 in product. The proceeds pay for scholarships and Good Deeds in the community.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club held a Craft Beer fundraiser at Harp & Fiddle. The event raised $5,000 for College and Trade scholarships.
On May 24, 2023 the Park Ridge Rotary Club presented 3 Ray Hendee teacher scholarships and four college scholarships to deserving members of our community. Two members of the Hendee family presented the Hendee scholarships.
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.

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.

 
 
 
 
Easter Bunny Steve wants you to buy Easter Candy from the Rotary Club! 
RSS
Rotary honors six members as People of Action Champions of Impact

Members promoted mental health, protected mangrove forests, and helped Indigenous young people increase their economic opportunities

Rotary in Ukraine stronger two years after war began

District 2232 is working to identify needs, connect with Rotary clubs worldwide, and support those affected by the war

For the love of dogs

Members of a Korean Rotary Club help at a dog shelter

More than US$2 million collected for Turkey, Syria after earthquake

Rotary members continue to provide relief a year later to those affected

Rotary partners with Bahcesehir University to establish Peace Center in Turkey

Rotary partners with Bahçeşehir University to establish Peace Center in TurkeyNew center will train regional peacebuilders through a one-year Rotary Peace

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