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.
Anniversary / Holiday Party
Dec 14, 2022 5:30 PM
Club CC Holiday Party featuring Paige Greve
Ringing for the Salvation Army 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Dec 17, 2022 10:00 AM
The Jewell on Busse
Matt Haider, Director of Music at Our Savior's
Dec 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Holiday Music
Alice Crawford
Jan 04, 2023 12:00 PM
District Vocational Services and Scholarships
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 11, 2023 5:30 PM
Mark Hendee
Jan 18, 2023 12:00 PM
Classification Talk
Sunday Supper at Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Jan 22, 2023 4:45 PM
Meals will be served indoors!! Volunteers needed!!
Eric Nelson
Jan 25, 2023 12:00 PM
Nelson Automotives
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Feb 08, 2023 5:30 PM
John Alan Boryk
Feb 15, 2023 12:00 PM
Peace and Conflict Resolution and Prevention
Feb 22, 2023 12:00 PM
Ash Wednesday
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Mar 08, 2023 5:30 PM
Trent Spoolstra
Mar 15, 2023 12:00 PM
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!!
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
May 10, 2023 5:30 PM
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
May 10, 2023 5:30 PM
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
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.
Park Ridge Rotarians create personal libraries in their front lawns that the public can use.

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.

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 
Rotary projects around the globe – December 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Italy, and India.

A community cure

Backed by Rotary’s Programs of Scale award, Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia confronts a worldwide malady at the local level

Turning wine bottles back into sand

A club in Washington’s wine country uses a novel approach to keep glass out of the landfill.

Leveraging expertise with Ashoka

Leveraging expertise with AshokaRotary’s partnership with Ashoka brings together the vision of Ashoka’s social entrepreneurs with the local expertise of Rotary members to inspire innovation that can solve problems, create leaders, and

Engagement through experiences

During the COVID-19 pandemic's initial U.S. wave in 2020, Detroit, Michigan, was one of many cities where first responders and medical personnel needed more personal protective equipment. A Rotary club in India learned about the situation and contacted its longtime partner, the Rotary Club of

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