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
Service Projects Chair
Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship 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.
Citrus Sale Pickup - 9:00 to Noon (Saturday)
Dec 09, 2023 9:00 AM
Pickup: 131 N. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Holiday Party 6:00PM-9:00PM
Dec 09, 2023 6:00 PM
131 N, Dee Rd. Park RIdge, IL 60068
Ringing for the Salvation Army 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Dec 16, 2023 9:00 AM
The Jewell on Busse
Ukulele Ladies
Dec 20, 2023 12:00 PM
Performing Christmas Carols
Dec 27, 2023
Bob Kampwirth
Jan 03, 2024 12:00 PM
New Park Ridge Police Chief
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
Home Page Stories
Gently used winter clothing, blankets, and new undergarments will be collected through 12/17/23 at 617 N. Washington Avenue or @Properties South located at 741 Devon Avenue in Park Ridge. 
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.
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.

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.

Rotary leads 28 sessions at United Nations climate conference

Presentations and workshops at COP28 highlight community-led solutions and partnerships.

Consider your carbon foodprint

If all the climate change solutions, from electric cars to wind turbines, there’s a powerful one that’s staring you in the face — at breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Rotary projects around the globe December 2023

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Peru, Italy, the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea.

Help Rotary Strike Out Polio

2024-25 Rotary International President Stephanie A. Urchick invites 25 PolioPlus supporters to her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, to Help Rotary Strike Out Polio at the $1 Million Baseball Game.

An audacious request transforms South African schools

With the largest Rotary global grant ever awarded in South Africa, Rotarians refurbish 11 schools’ toilets and kitchen facilities.

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