Welcome to our club web site. I'm Robin Karpan, Club President for the 2022-23 Rotary year. Our club was created on January 1, 2021 when the former Wood River and East Alton clubs merged to become the Riverbend East Rotary club. Feel free to browse our newsletters, photo albums and other content you may find of interest. The club also sponsors a Facebook page. You may link to those sites below and to the right. Our club is located on the Illinois side of the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area. When you are in the area, please feel free to attend one of our meetings. 

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Patti Anderson
    February 3
  • Mark Speciale
    February 4
  • Virgil Moore
    February 8
  • Bianca Lowenstein
    February 24
  • Scott Levan
    February 24
  • Erin Phillips
    February 25
  • Kansas McLain
    February 27
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Christine Hoover
    February 5
Join Date:
  • Jean Kainz
    February 2, 2009
    14 years
  • George Tyler
    February 7, 1972
    51 years
  • Rhonda Breslin
    February 14, 2008
    15 years
  • Sandy Shaw
    February 20, 2014
    9 years
  • Sherry Tite
    February 20, 2014
    9 years
  • Chris Herzog
    February 22, 2007
    16 years
  • Robin Karpan
    February 25, 2019
    4 years
We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
101 Eastgate Shopping Center
East Alton, IL 62024
United States of America
(618) 259-7522
(618) 259-7614
Our Mailing address:
POB 56
East Alton,IL 62024-0056
Home Page Stories
Riverbend Family Ministries Executive Director Tammy Iskarous catches us up on the recovery from the flood damage (things are back to normal this week) and shares how the eight affiliated agencies are serving their clients.
Newly appointed East Alton (IL) Park & Rec Superintendent Tyler Lafferty joined us to share his plans to expand and improve park district programs.
Rotarians Mark Speciale, Mark Vaughn and Rhonda Breslin talk about the history of our club's foundation and the new scholarship mentoring program.
Wm DeBell ARC school principal Jessica Walters was on hand to tell us about the school and accept our $2,700 check to help upgrade the Sensory Room. The check was presented by club member Lindsey Herron (L).

         Riverbend East Rotary Club Foundation

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Intrernational Service
Newsletter Editor
Vocational Service
Youth Service
Youth Services Co-Chair

Active Paul Harris Fellows

Mark Allison
Patti Anderson
David Ayers
Leonard Berg
Pat Boyle
Rhonda Breslin
Rod Croxford
Steve Dowdy
Rodney Durr
Cory Gallivan
Paul Guccione
Allen Hale
Jim Herndon
Chris Herzog
Rick Hooks
Paul Hoover
Jean Kainz
Donna Karpan
Michael Kelly
Brad Lavite
Scott Levan
George Moore
Virgil Moore
Tommie Myers
Randy Nelson
Lori Palmer
John Pearson
Erin Phillips
Brad Pulaski
Bill Pyatt
Wendell Ross
Joe Silkwood
Mark Speciale
Henry Studnicki
George Tyler
Mark Vaughn
Alana Yount