Posted by David Grant
  • Our current AG Tami announced she is retiring and introduced our club’s new AG:Sonia Martin from the North Chicago Club.
  • Ron Bernardi introduced Sara Hanlon, who is in the marketing department at Sunset Foods.
  • ‘Our Place’ brought 2 guests.
  • Teri Dason brought 2 guests from the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce: Catherine Healy and Therese Weaver
  • Fresh from the District 6440 Annual Conference, Bob Baker showed us the new Rotary International banner featuring the 2022-2023 theme of ‘Imagine Rotary.’
  • Greg Nelson announced the Installation Dinner for next year’s Club Officers will be on Thursday, 6/9 at 5:30pm.No lunch meeting that day!
  • Rich Lalley reminded us to make year-end contributions to the Rotary International Foundation.
  • Patti urged us to become charter members for a new Rotary Polio Eradication effort by pledging $100 a year by filling out a form on the District website.
  • Amy is the Club’s new Membership Chair, and she will kick the new year off with a survey in July.
  • Amy also invited us to hear live music presented by Blue Sky Highway in the WCH garden on Thursday, 6/2 from 5:00 – 8:00pm. This is the first of new ‘First Thursday Programs.’
Happy Bucks: 
  • Patti thanked all the Rotary volunteers who staffed the concession stand at the Congregational Church rummage sale.  Patti also offered for sale some assorted left-over nutrigrain bars from the event.
  • Robert donated to acknowledge the great job that Patti did to organize the concessions stand.
Speaker:  Rockey Flintermann runs the farmers market for the Winnetka-Northfield-Glencoe Chamber of Commerce.  He traced the history of the market from it’s original location in Northfield to the parking lot beside the Winnetka Village Hall (10,000 square feet), to the new location this summer in the METRA parking lot (50,000 square feet).  With such a larger footprint, Rockey expects the visitors to the farmers market to expand from the 25,000 visitors last year.