Published on November 30, 2014
Rotary Club of Chicago The world’s first service club founded in 1905. Upcoming Rotary Luncheons February 2 - "Celebrating our own series" with Ambassadori- al Scholars and Other Rotary Travelers February 9 - Charles Middleton, President of Roosevelt Uni- versity "Celebrating Our Own Series" February 16 - Father Scott Donahue, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls February 23 - 105th Anniversary Celebration. No Luncheon Meeting. March 2 - Ralph Hughes, Macy's Chicago Region President March 9 – Peggy Parfenoff, CEO, International Visitors Center of Chicago March 16 - Rotary Vocational Day - Luncheon meetings at various members offices March 23 - TBA March 30 – Elizabeth Whiting, Union League Club Art Cura- tor "Celebrating Our Own Series" April 6 – Janet Carl Smith, Deputy Commissioner, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs April 13 – Keith Fiels, Executive Director, American Library Association April 20 – Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun-Times Entertainment Columnist April 27 – Dale Stinton, CEO, National Association of Real- tors May 4 – Mexico Rotary Group Study Exchange May 11 - TBA May 18 – Danny Spungen, Illinois Holocaust Museum May 25 – Diplomats Day June 1 - TBA June 8 - 'Operation Tribute to Freedom' Soldier June 15 - TBA June 22 - TBA June 29 - 105th Installation of Rotary Officers After Hours Fellowship After Hours: January 21— Cavanaugh's across Federal Street from the Union League Club. 5:30—7:30 PM. Dutch Treat. Bring your friends. Others: March 18, May 20, June 17 Network Dinner at Rotarian Homes: March 7 Sailing Reception: June 17 105th Anniversary Celebration The Rotary Club of Chicago will celebrate the founding of Rotary on February 23, 2010 with a reception and dinner starting at 5:30 PM. END POLIO NOW: On February 23 rd the Rotary Club of Chicago will hold its weekly meeting in the evening instead of the normal luncheon. As it’s 105 th Anniversary, ROTARY/One will designate all proceeds from the evening to the END POLIO NOW Chal- lenge Campaign. Rotary International and its Foundation have launched a campaign to raise $200,000,000 to match a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation of $350,000,000 with the hope that upon its completion Polio has been eradicated from the face of the earth. Only four countries still have reported cases. Rotary International is sponsoring a Lighting Show where the Wrigley Building on Michigan Avenue will be illuminated with END POLIO NOW! A number of other internation- ally renown cities will also have architecturally significant facilities lite on Rotary’s anniversary. Hyatt Regency Hotel – West Tower Ballroom 5:30 Reception and the Navy Band Great Lakes Patriotic Opening 6:00 Press Conference and “Lighting of the Wrigley Build- ing” with END POLIO NOW! 7:00 An International Buffet Dinner 7:45 Program: Dr. Ciro de Quadros, Executive Vice President, Sa- bin Vaccine Institute will be honored for his contribution to the eradication of Polio in South America. Individual Tickets $105.00 per person (dinner, two bev- erage tickets and entertainment) Cash bar after use of tickets. M embers and guests are encouraged to participate in the 100 for $100 effort to raise the first $10,000 for Polio Plus. Sponsorships are available: $1500 = table of ten and high- lighted in program; $2500 = table of ten, highlighted in pro- gram, special seating and recognition, banner in room; $5000 Major Sponsor = table of ten, highlighted in program, special seating and recognition, banner in room, participation in the press conference and presence on ROTARY/One web site until June 30, 2010. Reservations can be made at email@example.com or by calling 312- 372-3900. You can also go online to register at www.rotaryone.org.