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Club Officers & Directors

Past President/Director
Vice President/President Elect
Club Service-Director
Community & Vocational Service-Director
New Generations-Director
Director at Large
Director at Large
Director at Large
Director at Large
Sergeant at Arms
Springfield Rotary Foundation Directors
David Stake
Board Members:
Harry Mitchell
Bonnie Styles
Karen Schainker
Welcome to the Downtown Rotary Club

Consider Visiting the Downtown Rotary Club

Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back.

We meet at Maldaner's Upstairs on Mondays at 5:30 pm. Guests are welcome. Please check the Speakers list below for the scheduled program. A Fact Sheet on our club and information on membership are provided in the downloadable documents below.  Feel free to contact any member of the Board if you have questions.

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Please Donate School Supplies for Ridgely School!
A new school year will soon be starting so it is time for Springfield Rotarians to start thinking of our annual drive to provide school supplies for needy students at Ridgely. We do this through our "back-to-school-sales drive."
The procedure is simple. The next time you are out shopping and see school supplies on sale, such as erasers, pencils, crayons, pens, and children’s scissors, books, etc., we ask that you consider buying some for the kids at Ridgely. For those of us, out of touch with current student needs, we have attached a PDF from the Ridgely web site in the downloadable documents section of our website. This document lists what each student is expected to bring. You might want to print it out and leave it in your car for your next shopping trip, or just glance over it to get some ideas. You can also download a copy of the list directly from the Ridgley web site by clicking or entering the link listed below in your browser:
We will have a box at our upcoming meetings to collect the school supplies. The final pick up will be the meeting after Labor Day, when we will deliver the accumulated supplies to Ridgely. Just throw any purchases in your car, and remember to bring them to one of our Club meetings. 
Thanks for your support.
Dan Milligan, Adopt-a-School Coordinator
  Subscribe for Rotary Flag Service Today
Displaying our Country’s flag is affordable, easy and automatic when a person enrolls their home, business or neighborhood association in the Rotary Flag Service program. The Rotary Club of Springfield initiated this rewarding project in 2016. All proceeds allow us to support many important local, national and international projects. The Springfield Rotary Club will come to your designated location and place a pole holder in the ground, properly positioned on your property. All installations are coordinated with JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators). An American Flag, along with a solar light, will be placed prior to each scheduled holiday. Subscribe today, and please encourage your friends, neighbors, and local businesses to subscribe as well. The annual subscription includes the following:
  • The flag and light will be installed before and picked up shortly after each of the Flag Holidays.
  • The flags are stored and refurbished when necessary.
  • Here is the 2017 schedule:
    • May & June: The flag is placed at your home or business prior to Memorial Day - May 29. It will remain in place through Flag Day - June 14 and will be picked up shortly after that.
    • July: The flag is placed prior to July 4 and picked up shortly after the holiday 
    • September: The flag is placed prior to Labor Day September 4 and remains in place through September 11. It is picked up shortly thereafter.
All of this service comes for an annual fee of only $50.00. Proceeds from this program are used to support our wide range of projects and grants with an emphasis on those that deal with hunger and literacy. The easiest way to subscribe is to click on this link: Then click on the menu item Order Form and fill out your information. This link also provides information regarding some of the many projects Rotary has helped fund in the past.


Meeting Information

Downtown Rotary
5:30 - 6:45pm
Business Meeting
at 5:45pm
Maldaner's Restaurant
222 South 6th St. 
at Capitol Avenue
2nd floor
Ken Gilmore, Debbie Thomas
Oct 16, 2017
School District 186 New Reading Curriculum
Rotary Night
Oct 23, 2017
An Interview With Rotary International Leaders
Club Service Project
Oct 30, 2017
Come and Participate During the Meeting
John Loftus CPA & Roger Randolph CPA
Nov 06, 2017
IRS VITA Program for Low Income Taxpayers
Club Social Evening
Nov 13, 2017
Get to know your fellow members a little better
Rotary Night
Nov 27, 2017
Hear about the diverse and valuable service Rotary provides in Springfield and around the world
Club Holiday Party
Dec 18, 2017
Location TBD