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
Web Site Coordinator
Vocational Service
Make a Difference Scholarships
Make A Difference Co-Chair
Literacy Chair
Community Service
Club Service Chair
International Service
New Generations
Youth/Interact Liaison
Youth/Interact Liason
Communications Chairperson
Program/Greeter Chair
Club ByLaws/Policies
Grant Certified Chair
Rotary Foundation
Club Foundation Chair
Foundation Secretary
Foundation Treasurer
End Polio Coordinator
Fellowship Chair
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
The Club has hybrid meetings. You can attend at The Summit or Zoom.
Jesse Pleuss
May 18, 2022 12:00 PM
Make a Difference Scholarships
Chris Saliour
May 25, 2022 12:00 PM
What Harbour does
Pizza and Bingo night with Avenues to Independence
Jun 07, 2022 6:00 PM
100 N Clifton Ave in Park Ridge - 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Fellowship Event 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jun 08, 2022 5:30 PM
Sweet and Tart Shoppe
Harmony Harrington
Jun 22, 2022 12:00 PM
COVID from the perspective of a Mom
Dr. Samuel Kormoi
Jun 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Mission report from Sierra Leone
Governor Bill
Jul 06, 2022 6:00 PM
Install new Board and Officers.
Home Page Stories
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.
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.

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 
Make a contribution to the Rotary Club of Park Ridge Charitable Foundation. Your contributions help support local students by supporting various scholarships the Rotary Club of Park Ridge Foundation gives out. 
Click HERE to donate!
European Rotaract clubs organize to help Ukrainian refugees

Across Europe, Rotaract members are using digital tools to share information and coordinate to help people who have been affected by the war in Ukraine

Rotary members honored as Champions of Girls’ Empowerment

Six Rotary members were honored in March as People of Action: Champions of Girls’ Empowerment during Rotary Day with UNICEF in New York City. This distinction recognizes the honorees’ commitment to improving girls’ access to education, health, and sanitation and hygiene resources, as well as their work to create environments where girls can flourish.

Staff Corner: John Hewko

Learn more about the general secretary and CEO of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, John Hewko.

Rotary Statement on the War against Ukraine

Rotary supports UN General Assembly resolutions calling for an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Russian military forces from Ukraine.

World Immunization Week: Vaccines keep communities healthy

Our progress in the fight against polio shows why vaccination is important

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