Joliet Rotary Club
 Dist.6450 • Est.1913


We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
Holiday Inn & Suites Joliet Southwest - Rock Run Convention Center
1471 Rock Creek Boulevard
Joliet, IL 60431
United States of America
Rick Harnish
Jan 26, 2021
High Speed Rail Alliance
Chris Stein
Feb 02, 2021
Operation Pollination
John Spesia
Feb 09, 2021
Malawi: Watts of Love!
Derek Egan
Feb 16, 2021
I&M Oil & Barge Industry

Raffle funds available for the 2020-2021 project $30,000

Joliet Rotarians:
You are invited to suggest a local community worthwhile project in need of funds. The 2020-2021 Joliet Rotary Raffle Project selection process needs your input.
Applications are now welcome. The deadline to submit your project application is February 2, 2021.
Project Guidelines
The following guidelines must be met:
  • Each project must be sponsored by a member of the Joliet Rotary Club. If the project is selected, that member, along with a representative of the organization shall monitor the progress and report on the implementation.

  • The project must be a long-term benefit for the Joliet community and will be used for capital expenditures only and not for operations.

  • The specific project must be clearly identified including the Rotary Club of Joliet recognition plan.

  • The project will be funded up to $30,000. These funds are available as a result of the Annual Joliet Rotary Raffle Fundraising Event. Each year the anticipated dollar amount will be determined by the Board of Directors.

  • Bids or estimates from design or construction professionals for all work and supplies should be submitted with each application.

  • The Rotary Member sponsoring the project should return the application and supporting documentation to Immediate Past President, Jen Howard at by February 2, 2021.

The Rotary Club of Joliet will award scholarships of $1,600 each to a student from Joliet Junior College, University of St. Francis and Lewis University who is enrolled in a program related to the Healthcare Field of Study
The Rotary Club of Joliet is seeking applications from students at Joliet Junior College, University of St. Francis and Lewis University whose focus of study is in Healthcare. A $1600.00 scholarship will be given to one student from each of the institutions listed above. The scholarships will be used for tuition.
The scholarship application includes essay questions about volunteer activities, field of study, and college/career goals. In 1989, “Service Above Self” was established as the principal to of the Rotary International because it best conveys the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service. The student applications will be asked to describe how they incorporate “Service” into their everyday life and how they will apply “Service” to their field of study and future career.
Students who attend Joliet Junior College, University of St. Francis, and Lewis University in the Healthcare Field of Study are eligible to apply.

The deadline for submission is Friday, June 17, 2020. (The application must be received on or before the submission date.)
Completed scholarship applications can be mailed to: Rotary Club of Joliet, Attention: Dr. Cheryl McCarthy, P.O. Box 225, Joliet, IL 60434 or emailed to
In order to keep our members safe and comply with the Governor's ban on events of 50 or more people, all Joliet Rotary meetings and lunches for March are canceled.
The March Board of Directors meeting may be held via teleconference - details to come.
2020-2021 Leadership
President Elect
President Nominee
Immediate Past President
International Projects
Vocational Services
Community Service
Club Service
The Rotary Foundation
Membership Coordinator
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