Rotary Club of Park Ridge
        "Service above Self" motivates Park Ridge Rotarians to gather weekly.
These business and community leaders respond to global and local issues
with creative insight and sustainable solutions.
Celebrating 54 years of Service and Caring to our Community


Speaker Date Topic
Maureen Blaha National Runaway Safeline Jul 26, 2017
Keeping runaway, homeless and at-risk your safe and off the streets
Keeping runaway, homeless and at-risk your safe and off the streets

Maureen Blaha

Executive Director

National Runaway Safeline

3141 B North Lincoln Ave

Chicago IL 60657

773-289-1720 (direct)

773-880-9860 (administrative office)

773-929-5150 (fax)




The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.

TBD Aug 02, 2017
Sam Fain Aug 09, 2017
History of Ballet in Chicago and The Joffrey
History of Ballet in Chicago and The Joffrey

The Joffrey is a world-class, Chicago-based ballet company and dance education organization committed to artistic excellence and innovation, presenting a unique repertoire encompassing masterpieces of the past and cutting-edge works. The Joffrey is committed to providing arts education and accessible dance training through its Joffrey Academy of Dance and Community Engagement programs. www,

Sam Fain is a Mid-Westerner, from Iowa and spent much of his adolescence in several states: Wisconsin, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania.  Attended the University of Indianapolis and received a degree in Theater.  He is the Group Sales Manager at the Joffrey Ballet. 

PE Randy Wear Aug 16, 2017
Aging With Dignity
Aging With Dignity

 Aging With Dignity a/k/a the 5 Wishes has been used in agencies around the world.  The material was highlighted at the RI Convention in Atlanta at the Physician's Booth and is an emphasis for Rotarians.  Helpful booklets will be distributed.  Members may wish to invite aging parents/neighbors to the informative program. 


TBD Aug 23, 2017