Joliet Rotary Club
 Dist.6450 • Est.1913

Joliet

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
Speakers
Vitaliy Bezrodnov
Apr 20, 2021 12:00 PM
Rotary Children's Fund
Greg Peerbolte
Apr 27, 2021
Molly Zelko Mystery
Brett Weiss
May 04, 2021 12:00 PM
Creating a World Where Every Child Gets a Great Education
Tony Garritano
May 11, 2021 12:00 PM
Hydroponics - Classroom to Table
Pat Sullivan
May 18, 2021 12:00 PM
Team-Building: From the Bench to the Boardroom
Bob Navarro
May 25, 2021 12:00 PM
Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Rotary Club of Joliet is seeking applications from students in the Joliet school district for six $1,000 scholarships.  These scholarships may be used for tuition only at any accredited college or university.
 
The scholarship application includes essay questions about the extracurricular and volunteer activities, college and career goals.  In 1989, “Service Above Self” was established as the principal motto 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 why they feel it is important to do so.
 
Students who attend Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet Township High School, Central Campus, and Joliet Township High School, West Campus are eligible to apply.  Any student wishing to apply for these scholarships should request an application from their school counselor beginning February 12, 2021.
 
The deadline for submission is Friday, April 23, 2021.  Completed scholarship applications should be mailed to:  Rotary Club of Joliet, Attention:  Mrs. Jen Howard, Past President/Chairman of the Scholarship Committee, 116 N Chicago St., Suite 110, Joliet, 60432. It must be postmarked on or before April 23, 2021.
 
Recipients will be honored at the regular luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Joliet via Zoom.
 
 

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 jhoward@jolietchamber.com 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 cammac920@gmail.com.
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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.
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