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Find resources for planning your centennial celebration
We're kicking off The Rotary Foundation's centennial celebration at the Korea convention, 28 May-1 June. But you can get started now planning your club's centennial activities with the resources available in our promotion kit: Ideas and activities for clubs Doing Good in the World promotional flier Doing Good in the World bookmark Sample press release Centennial letterhead Centennial PowerPoint template Centennial postcard History of The Rotary Foundation PowerPoint Find more ideas in "Rotary's Foundation Is Turning 100," in the January issue of Rotary Leader Watch and download A Century of...
Rotary's 2016 International Assembly coverage and resources
Rotary's annual training meeting gives incoming district governors from around the world the chance to share ideas for strengthening clubs and improving communities. Learn more about the new presidential theme, Rotary Serving Humanity, and find photos, videos, and speeches from the event. Download resources to use with your club and district. News coverage Germ reveals 'Rotary Serving Humanity' as 2016-17 presidential theme Rotary Voices Read reactions from the assembly Photos 2016 Rotary International Assembly photo gallery Videos 2016-17 presidential theme announcement Find more videos...
Michele Berg named deputy general secretary
Michele Berg has been selected to help lead Rotary’s operations as deputy general secretary. In this role, she will work alongside General Secretary John Hewko to ensure effective internal operating policies and implement strategies and programs.  In her previous role as Rotary’s chief programs and member services officer, Berg led a team of more than 150 staff members who support membership development, learning and development, and programs. She has worked for Rotary since 2001.  “Michele is an outstanding leader who has been instrumental in ensuring that we provide high-quality services to...
Rotary condemns deadly attack on polio security personnel in Pakistan
Rotary members and our partners in the fight to eradicate polio offer our heartfelt condolences and express a deep sadness in the wake of a horrific bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan, that took the lives of at least 15 security personnel on 13 January. This tragic attack outside a polio immunization center is a stark reminder of the dangers faced by Rotary, our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and the brave women and men on the front lines of our effort to protect all children from the paralyzing effects of polio. While the bombing will be investigated, one thing is clear:...
 
Welcome to our Club! Celebrating 89 Years of Service. Come Join Us Doing Good in the World.

Come join us for lunch, fellowship and service.

Winnetka-Northfield

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Winnetka Community House
620 Lincoln Avenue
Tyrrell Room (winter) 111A (summer)
Winnetka, IL  60093
United States
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30 out of 58 Rotarians attended; 51.72%
Guests and their respective web presences:
John Zeddies – www.winnetkacurrent.com guest of Tim
Lynn Sanders – www.differencemakersmedia.com  guest of Liz
Karen Kikos – www.kmklux.com guest of David B.
Happy Bucks:
Robert – His new business name: Counseling Center of the North Shore
Ned – His new State i.d. card and its useful functionality
Sam – His 4th anniversary of wedded bliss (after 54 years in marriage #1!)
Announcements:
Patti – Annual Club Benefit to support community grants to be at Michigan Shores Club May 13, 2016
Heidi – Kids Against Hunger takes place March 12, 2016 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Rotarians please sign up!
NEXT TWO WEEKS – OUR MEETINGS START AT 12:00 with Village Trustee candidates
Speaker: Brad Schneider
                Former U.S. Congressman for the 10th District of Illinois (2013 to 2015), and current Democratic candidate for the same office. In 2014, he lost his bid for re-election in a rematch against former Republican congressman Bob Dold. His parents fled a pogrom in Poland and followed the American Dream to Denver, where he was raised. He received a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern in 1983, an M.B.A. from Northwestern in 1988, and went into consulting for small and medium size businesses. He moved to Deerfield in 1991 and raised two sons with his wife who works for Mesirow. Brad values family and community. He wants to address education and climate change in office. He acknowledged that money in politics and re-districting were both threats to democracy. He deplores the congressional work schedule of Monday through Thursday, which contributes to congressional gridlock. He is concerned that 1/3 of people over his age (54) have zero saved for retirement. He wants to have a broad debate on deficit spending, acknowledging the need to tighten belts and make hard decisions. Gun control is a very personal matter to Brad, and he is proud of his “F” rating from the NRA.
 

 
 

Are you thinking about joining our club, but have some questions?  Or have you recently joined and want to know more about how things work?  Check our our new FAQs:

Still have questions?  Send them to info@wnrotary.org and we'll send you an answer and update our FAQs.

 

 
 

Last year, our club helped fund a Rotary Foundation Matching Grant program supporting a Rotary Club sponsored prosthesis clinic in Bolivia.  Our club's funds were matched with funds from The Rotary Foundation; $2.50 for each $1 we contributed.  Take a look at the impact this program has had on one gentleman!

Our club was able to participate in the matching grant program because our members contribute each year the the Annual Programs Fund of The Rotary Foundation.  You can make a contribution via PayPal by clicking here.

 

 
 
 
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Speakers
Feb 11, 2016
Carol Fessler, Marilyn Prodromos and Kristin Ziv
Candidates for Winnetka Village Trustee
Feb 18, 2016
Jessica Tucker
Candidate for Illinois House, 18th District, Republican
Feb 25, 2016
Dr. Murray Ardies
Dietary and exercise issues that are detrimental to health
Mar 03, 2016
Club Assembly
Results of Visioning Session
Mar 31, 2016
Robyn Gabel
Illinois House, 18th District (Evanston), Democrat
Apr 07, 2016
Maria Kurt
French Institute of the North Shore
Apr 14, 2016
Patti Van Cleave
Foundation Grant Awards
May 12, 2016
Stacey Sigman
Northfield Village Manager
Jul 28, 2016
Grace Deetjen
Bolivian Prosthetics Clinic Update
 
 
 
 
Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield & Winnetka Northfield Rotary Charitable Foundation
Serving the North Shore, Chicago and the World Since 1924
620 Lincoln Avenue Winnetka IL 60093
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