District 6440, Club Number 3139

Rotary Club of Park Ridge

PO Box 130

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068 


Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
President Nominee
Immediate Past President
Sergeant at Arms
Web Site Coordinator
Public Image Chair
Vocational Service
Make a Difference Scholarships
Make A Difference Co-Chair
Community Service
Club Service Chair
International Service
New Generations
Youth/Interact Liaison
Youth/Interact Liason
Communications Chairperson
Program/Greeter Chair
Grant Certified Chair
Rotary Foundation
Club Foundation Chair
Foundation Secretary
Foundation Treasurer
Interact Liaison
Youth/Interact Liason
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
Until further notice all lunch meetings are held online.
Catherine Inserra
May 19, 2021 12:00 PM
Kids above All, summer grief camp
Jesse Pleuss
May 26, 2021 12:00 PM
Rotary "Make a Difference" Scholarships
Jun 02, 2021 12:00 PM
Making Friends through Rotary
Club Social
Jun 09, 2021 6:00 PM
Sharing Graduation Stories
Alice Crawford
Jun 16, 2021 12:00 PM
Rotary Action and Fellowship Groups
John Alan, Randy, and Alice
Jun 23, 2021 12:00 PM
Report on International Convention
John VandenBrink
Jun 30, 2021 12:00 PM
Club Assembly for Celebrating Successes and Herbert Taylor talk
Home Page Stories
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.
The Park Ridge Rotary Club holds an annual fall citrus sale and craft beer fund raiser to fund the “Make a Difference Scholarships.” This year, we are able to present 6 scholarships -- 3 recipients are from Maine East and 3 are from Maine South.
Dr. Sam Kormoi discussed Pan-African Rural Health & Social Service work being performed in Sierra Leone.

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 
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By building on a proven concept — such as efforts to stamp out malaria in Zambia — Rotary’s new multimillion-dollar Programs of Scale grants help make good better.

$15.5 million gift will fund new Rotary Peace Center in Middle East or North Africa

The Otto and Fran Walter Foundation has pledged $15.5 million to The Rotary Foundation to start a Rotary Peace Center in the Middle East or North Africa.

11 eco-friendly service projects around the world

Through the years, Rotary has carried out thousands of projects to protect the environment.

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