Random Acts of Kindness  Steve Hunst 2021-02-10 06:00:00Z 0
20210127 Raymond Hendee Award Steve Hunst 2021-01-27 06:00:00Z 0

20210117 Sunday Supper

 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 85 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday January 17th.
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20201221 Christmas Card Delivery Steve Hunst 2020-12-21 06:00:00Z 0
20201219 Salvation Army Bell Ringing Steve Hunst 2020-12-19 06:00:00Z 0

20201212 Citrus Sale

The Park Ridge Rotary Club held their annual Citrus Sale on December 12th. Proceeds from the sale fund the Scholarship program.
20201212 Citrus Sale Steve Hunst 2020-12-12 06:00:00Z 0

Little Libraries
 

Park Ridge Rotarians create personal libraries in their front lawns that the public can use.
Little Libraries  Steve Hunst 2020-12-08 06:00:00Z 0

20201206 Sunday Supper
 

The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 85 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday December 6th.
 
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20201118 Avenues Pizza & Bingo Steve Hunst 2020-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
20201114 Maine Township Food Pantry Steve Hunst 2020-11-14 06:00:00Z 0
20201024 Bernie’s Book Drive  Steve Hunst 2020-10-24 05:00:00Z 0
20201024 Polio Fund Raiser Steve Hunst 2020-10-24 05:00:00Z 0

20200120 Digital literacy

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.
20200120 Digital literacy Steve Hunst 2020-01-20 06:00:00Z 0

20200112 Sunday Supper

The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 70 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday January 12th.
20200112 Sunday Supper Steve Hunst 2020-01-12 06:00:00Z 0

20191211 Holiday Party

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 14, 2019
The Maine East Choral Group performed at the Park Ridge Rotary Holiday Party.
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201912 Sunday Supper

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 09, 2019
The Park Ridge Rotary Club served over 75 nutritionally challenged clients at the Park Ridge Presbyterian Church on Sunday December 8th.
201912 Sunday Supper Steve Hunst 2019-12-09 06:00:00Z 0

2019 Salvation Army

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 09, 2019
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge rings the bell for the Salvation Army.
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Bill Kmiecik Rotary Foundation Discussion Steve Hunst 2019-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

Park Ridge Community Church Pastor

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 23, 2019
The Reverend Carol Hill, new pastor at the Park Ridge Community Church was a guest of Rotarian John Davis.
Park Ridge Community Church Pastor Steve Hunst 2019-10-23 05:00:00Z 0

Darling Kittoe of Hands for Peace

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 09, 2019
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!
 
Darling Kittoe of Hands for Peace Steve Hunst 2019-10-09 05:00:00Z 0

Craft Beer Fundraiser
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 02, 2019
100 people attended the Park Ridge Rotary Club Craft Beer Fundraiser at Harp and Fiddle. Over $3,800 was raised for college scholarships.
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Union League 20190828

Posted by Steve Hunst on Aug 28, 2019
Chuck Korcz addressed the Club about The Chicago Union League Club.
Union League 20190828 Steve Hunst 2019-08-28 05:00:00Z 0

Nadya Zimmerman Installation

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jun 26, 2019
 
Nadya Zimmerman was installed as the Park Ridge Rotary Club President for Fiscal Year 2020.
Nadya Zimmerman Installation Steve Hunst 2019-06-26 05:00:00Z 0

2019 Make a Difference Scholarships
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on May 15, 2019
 
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.
2019 Make a Difference Scholarships  Steve Hunst 2019-05-15 05:00:00Z 0

Sierra Leone Projects

Posted by Steve Hunst on May 01, 2019
 
 
Dr. Sam Kormoi discussed Pan-African Rural Health & Social Service work being performed in Sierra Leone.
 
 
 
 
 
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201812 Citrus Sale

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 08, 2018
 
On December 8, the Rotary Club of Park Ridge held its annual Citrus Sale raising money for service projects and scholarships.
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Annual Citrus Sale
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 30, 2018
Every December the Rotary Club of Park Ridge holds their annual Citrus Plus Sale. Proceeds support college & vocational scholarships for high school youth and local charitable organizations.
Annual Citrus Sale  Steve Hunst 2018-10-30 05:00:00Z 0

2018 Craft Beer Fund Raiser

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 03, 2018
 
 
On Wednesday October 3rd, the Rotary Club of Park Ridge held a craft beer fund raiser at Harp and Fiddle. Over $4,000 was raised for college scholarships.
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Randy Wear Installation

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jun 20, 2018
 
Randy Wear was installed as the Park Ridge Rotary Club President for Fiscal Year 2019.
Randy Wear Installation Steve Hunst 2018-06-20 05:00:00Z 0

Make a Difference Scholarships

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jun 13, 2018
The Park Ridge Rotary Club presented 8 “Make a Difference Scholarships” to high school graduates with records of service and leaderships.
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20180131 100% Foundation Giving Award
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jan 31, 2018
20180131 100% Foundation Giving Award
District Governor Don Brewer presented the Park Ridge Rotary Club the Rotary Foundation 100% Banner signifying every member of the club donated to the Rotary Foundation and the average member donation exceeded $100.
20180131 100% Foundation Giving Award  Steve Hunst 2018-01-31 06:00:00Z 0

20180124 Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky  Speaker
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jan 24, 2018
What is happening in Washington?
10 term Congresswoman Schakowsky spoke for 20 minutes on what is happening in Washington. She then took questions from the audience.
20180124 Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky  Speaker  Steve Hunst 2018-01-24 06:00:00Z 0

201801 Sunday Supper
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jan 21, 2018
 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church served over 75 nutritionally challenged clients at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on Sunday January 21st.
201801 Sunday Supper  Steve Hunst 2018-01-21 06:00:00Z 0
State Senator Laura Murphy Speaker  Steve Hunst 2017-11-15 06:00:00Z 0

World Polio Day in Park Ridge

 
The Mayor of Park Ridge, Marty Maloney, presented Club President, Gayle Mountcastle, with a proclamation recognizing October 24, 2017 as World Polio Day in Park Ridge.  Past Club Presidents Roger Crawford and Allan Bartel accepted the proclamation with President Mountcastle.
 
World Polio Day is recognized around the world and raises awareness of the efforts of Rotary International, World Health Organization, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United Nations Children’s Fund, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
 
To learn more about efforts to end Polio a livestream update about eradication efforts will be presented on October 24, 2017 at 2:30pm Seattle time.  To watch the livestream in English go to endpolio.org/world-polio-day .
 
 
 
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Park Ridge Charity Classic

Posted by Steve Hunst on Sep 23, 2017
 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club sponsored the Park Ridge Charity Classic. Proceeds from the run support the club’s college scholarship donations.
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Craft Beer Fund Raiser

Posted by Steve Hunst on Sep 14, 2017
The Park Ridge Rotary Club held a Craft Beer Fund Raiser. The moneys raised will support various organizations in Park Ridge.
Craft Beer Fund Raiser Steve Hunst 2017-09-14 05:00:00Z 0

WGN Morning Show Parade

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jul 14, 2017
 
 
Rotary members marched in the WGN Morning Show Parade in Park Ridge on July14th! 15 Rotary members continued their community service and presence volunteering 40 hours at the Taste of Park Ridge selling event tickets!
WGN Morning Show Parade Steve Hunst 2017-07-14 05:00:00Z 0
Rotarians in WGN Block Party Steve Hunst 2017-07-14 05:00:00Z 0

FY2018 Installation

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jul 05, 2017
Gayle Mountcastle was installed as the Park Ridge Rotary Club President for Fiscal Year 2018.
FY2018 Installation Steve Hunst 2017-07-05 05:00:00Z 0

Make a Difference Scholarships
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on May 31, 2017
This year the Rotary Club of Park Ridge presented six scholarships to recipients who made a difference in our community. The recipients are Isaiah Easo, Jigarbhai Patel, Clara Kochanski, Liza Henn, Emily Pieta, and Sarah Baker.
Make a Difference Scholarships  Steve Hunst 2017-05-31 05:00:00Z 0

Interact Club RYLA recipients
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Apr 19, 2017
Maine East and Maine South Interact Club RYLA recipients are shown.
The Maine South Interact Club for raising $2,650 as a part of the school’s Rett Syndrome charity fund raising event held this year.
Interact Club RYLA recipients  Steve Hunst 2017-04-19 05:00:00Z 0

Zinga Children’s Hospital
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Mar 15, 2017
$105,000 Zinga Children’s Hospital Rotary Foundation Grant is completed.
The lead lined door on the imaging building that will house the imaging equipment project that our club has spearheaded is completed.
Zinga Children’s Hospital  Steve Hunst 2017-03-15 05:00:00Z 0

Super Bowl Sunday Supper 05Feb2017
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Feb 05, 2017
 
 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club and the Maine East Interact Club served over 90 nutritionally challenged clients at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on Super Bowl Sunday 2017. 
Super Bowl Sunday Supper 05Feb2017  Steve Hunst 2017-02-05 06:00:00Z 0

100% Participation Certificate
 

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jan 10, 2017
 
 
Linda Burton presented to the Park Ridge Rotary Club the 100% Participation Certificate. To earn this certificate, each club member made a donation to The Rotary Foundation in the fiscal year and average club member donation over $100.
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2016 Park Ridge Charity 5k Classic Run

Posted by Steve Hunst on Sep 23, 2016
 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club ran the registration for the 2016 Park Ridge Charity 5k Classic Run. More than 325 runners participated in the event. The event generated over $6,500 to be given to various local charities.
 
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2016 Rainbow Hospice Craft Beer Fund Raiser

Posted by Steve Hunst on Sep 06, 2016
The Park Ridge Rotary Club raised over $6,000 to help support Rainbow Hospice & Palliative Care and other local organizations.
 
 
 
 
 
2016 Rainbow Hospice Craft Beer Fund Raiser Steve Hunst 2016-09-07 00:00:00Z 0

FY2017 Installation

Posted by Steve Hunst on Jun 28, 2016
 
Roger Crawford was installed as the Park Ridge Rotary Club President for Fiscal Year 2017
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Howard Frimark PHF + 2 Presentation Steve Hunst 2016-06-15 00:00:00Z 0
Make A Difference Scholarship winners. Steve Hunst 2016-06-08 00:00:00Z 0

The Harbour BBQ

Posted by Steve Hunst on May 31, 2016
 
 
A BBQ party was held for the young women of The Harbour on Wednesday June 1, 2016. 12 Rotarians served the young women and their staff a hearty meal followed by basketball.
 
The Harbour is a local nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter, transitional housing and supportive services for homeless girls ages 12-21.
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Irish Dancer

Posted by Steve Hunst on Mar 15, 2016
 
Maizie Pleuss (parent’s, Jesse and Patti), gave an outstanding Irish Dance performance at our regular meeting on March 16, 2016. Maizie attends the Trinity Irish Dance Academy and hopes to one day in the not too distant future to compete in the Irish Dance World Championship. 
 
 
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February 2016 Induction

Posted by Steve Hunst on Feb 09, 2016
 
On February 10, 2016 Richard LaVecchia and Brent Williams were inducted into the Park Ridge Rotary Club.
 
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Maine East Interact Club Induction Steve Hunst 2015-11-13 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Citrus Sale

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 28, 2015
 
 
The Rotary Citrus Sale supports local and international causes.
www.parkridgerotary.com
 
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Sunday Supper 25Oct2015

Posted by Steve Hunst on Oct 27, 2015
 
The Park Ridge Rotary Club and the Maine East Interact Club served over 100 nutritionally challenged clients at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on Sunday October 25th
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Park Ridge Charity Classic 5K Run

Posted by Steve Hunst on Sep 19, 2015
The Park Ridge Rotary Club sponsored the Park Ridge Charity 5K Run. Over 900 runners participated in the run which happened on a beautiful September morning. The proceeds of the event is used to pay for college scholarships and Sunday Suppers.
 
Park Ridge Charity Classic 5K Run Steve Hunst 2015-09-20 00:00:00Z 0

Avenues to Indepenence BBQ

Posted by Steve Hunst on Aug 26, 2015
The Rotary Club of Park Ridge sponsored the “Avenues to Independence” Annual Surf's Up BBQ Party. Over 100 clients enjoyed the BBQ  at the Avenues to Independence Work Center. The club helped with the cooking, distributing the meals and running some games. Everyone enjoyed the Samba dancing and having their picture taken in Ed’s jeep.
 
Avenues to Indepenence BBQ Steve Hunst 2015-08-27 00:00:00Z 0
Park Ridge Rotary Club Jun 2015 Installation Steve Hunst 2015-06-24 00:00:00Z 0

Shannon and Karen Coyne Service Recognition - Dec14

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 16, 2014

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The Park Ridge Rotary Club recognized Shannon and Karen Coyne for their participation in the Rotary/Avenues game nights, the Sunday Suppers and the recent art show by awarding them with Paul Harris Fellowships.

Shannon and Karen Coyne Service Recognition - Dec14 Steve Hunst 2014-12-17 00:00:00Z 0

Ed McCabe Celebration Dinner

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 09, 2014

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On Wednesday, December 10 Ed McCabe was honored for the lifelong work that he has done for the Park Ridge Rotary Club and other Park Ridge organizations.

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Sunday Supper - 07Dec2014

Posted by Steve Hunst on Dec 06, 2014

The Park Ridge Rotary Club and Maine East Interact Club supplied the meal and served the nutritionally challenged at the Park Ridge Community Church on Sunday December 7, 2014.

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Sunday Supper - 07Dec2014 Steve Hunst 2014-12-07 00:00:00Z 0
Nepal Digital X-Ray Machine Steve Hunst 2014-11-29 00:00:00Z 0
December Holiday Party Guest of Honor Ed McCabe Marta Hoover 2014-11-26 00:00:00Z 0
Coyne Art Show and Fundraiser Steve Hunst 2014-11-14 00:00:00Z 0
ME Rotary Interact 2014-2015 Kick-Off Meeting Steve Hunst 2014-09-12 00:00:00Z 0

Make a Difference Scholarship 2014

Posted by Steve Hunst on Aug 05, 2014

The Park Ridge Rotary Club presented 2016 Make a Difference Scholarships to Gaurav Agnihotri, Ryan Dysart, Juliane Joseph, Massimo Montalbano, Emily Rafalik, Christina Serrano, and Patrick Zajac. ImageImage

Make a Difference Scholarship 2014 Steve Hunst 2014-08-06 00:00:00Z 0
Park Ridge Rotary Club FY2015 Service Projects Steve Hunst 2014-07-18 00:00:00Z 0
Eco-mission to Burkina Faso Steve Hunst 2014-07-11 00:00:00Z 0
Friedman Place for the Visually Impaired – Exercise Equipment Donation Steve Hunst 2014-07-08 00:00:00Z 0
Maine East Interact Award Presented to Pat Ahern Steve Hunst 2014-02-20 00:00:00Z 0
Recognize Philip Palmer for WHIS-RAD Program Steve Hunst 2013-12-19 00:00:00Z 0
Park Ridge Rotary Helps Welcome Students Back to School Patricia Ahern 2011-08-24 00:00:00Z 0
Maine East High School and Rotary Club of Park Ridge IL Raymond Oschger 2011-08-17 00:00:00Z 0
Park Ridge Rotary Club Marta Hoover 2011-07-01 00:00:00Z 0
Harry O'Brien Multi-Community Run/Walk August 28, 2010 Marta Hoover 2011-01-31 00:26:50Z 0
Flyers Baseball Game August 11, 2010 Marta Hoover 2011-01-31 00:26:36Z 0

Installation Dinner

Posted by Claudia Vignola on Jan 30, 2011
June 29, 2010... Diane Forsythe will be sworn in as our Club's President for the year 2010-2011. The dinner will take place at The Sunrise Grill at 1930 East Touhy Avenue, Des Plaines, Illinois. The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. Hope to see you all there!!! Good luck to Diane and her Board of Directors...!
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Fellowship Event August 6, 2010 Marta Hoover 2011-01-31 00:00:00Z 0

Rotary Provides X-ray System for Children of Guatemala City

Posted by Marta Hoover on Jan 25, 2011
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 Provides X-ray System for Children of Guatemala City Marta Hoover 2011-01-26 00:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Foundation, Major Donor Award Presented Marta Hoover 2010-12-01 00:00:00Z 0
Park Ridge Rotary Says Be Healthy and Help Others Don Ely 2010-10-18 00:00:00Z 0
Senator Dan Kotowski Speaks at Park Ridge Rotary Luncheon Don Ely 2010-09-27 00:00:00Z 0
Andrea Hetzke "Kenya" 2010 Hendee Scholarship Recipient Marta Hoover 2010-09-20 00:00:00Z 0
Make A Difference Scholarship Marta Hoover 2010-08-11 00:00:00Z 0
Growing Project in Diagnostic Imaging Marta Hoover 0