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Susan Bebar
February 1
Ruth Colby
February 8
Benjamin Stortz
February 12
Theresa Rouse
February 13
Jeff Allen
February 17
Jeff Tyner
February 17
Gregory Peerbolte
February 18
Kathy Giegerich
February 21
Dolores Zemont
February 22
John Spesia
February 24
Daniel Adler
February 26
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Mel Gray
February 1, 1986
33 years
George Stuhr
February 4, 1992
27 years
Charles Rubovits
February 9, 2010
9 years
David Nelson
February 9, 2010
9 years
Gregory Peerbolte
February 17, 2014
5 years
William Kaplan
February 20, 1996
23 years
Brian Benton
February 24, 2015
4 years
Ann O'Neill
February 25, 2003
16 years
Jeff Tyner
February 25, 2003
16 years
Bret Mitchell
February 26, 2002
17 years
Diane DeVries
February 28, 2017
2 years
Gary Fuqua
February 28, 2017
2 years
Tom Mahalik
February 28, 2006
13 years
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Special News To Know

Coming soon!!
Rotary Youth Leadership Conference
March 18th and 19th, 2019.
Tuesday's regular Joliet Rotary Club
meeting and lunch will be at the
Jacob Henry Mansion with the students.
For info, contact:
Jen Howard,

Meeting Reminder FEB 19, 2019

Greeters:  Paul Gantzert &
John Rossi
50/50 Raffle:   Michelle Balog
& Ines Kutlesa
Pledge/Invocation:  Mark Griglione
Menu:   Meat Loaf; Sweet Potato
Wedges; Minestone Soup; Cookies.
Sergeant-At-Arms:  Jeff Budz
Program:  Leadership Growth &
Personal Development
Speakers:  Talei Thompson
Introduction:  Cheryl McCarthy

Upcoming Meeting Volunteers

Please seek substitute if you cannot
honor your assignment.
50/50 TIX
This Week
Paul Gantzert &
John Rossi
Michelle Balog & 
Ines Kutlesa
Mark GriglioneJeff Budz
FEB 26
Kathy Giegerich &
Theresa Rouse
Susan Bebar &
Lauren Las
Nick WeisJulie Wilkinson
MAR 05
Veronica Gloria &
Charles Rubovits
Brian Benton & 
Lisa Morel Las 
Michele BalogVal Devine
MAR 12
Marc Gorsch &
Joe Salmieri
Duffy Blackburn & Jake MahalikMary SheehanMeg Shuler
MAR 19John Greuling & Mary Frances Seeley
Ron Bray &
Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
Todd KoehlSue Bebar
MAR 26Marg Griglione & Mary Sheehan
Tim Brophy &
Biff Mahoney
Laura DaleyDan Kuska
APR 02Diane Habiger & Kristin Short
George Buck &
Dan Malinowski
Sue BebarCharles Rubovits
APR 09Howard Hamilton & Tricia Simpson
Jeff Budz &
Shawn Marconi
Sandi PerzeeGreg Peerbolte
APR 16Joe Hammer & Damon Sloan
Tom Carstens &
Brad McCann
Cornel Darden
APR 23
Pam Heavens &
Jim Smith
Brian Cedergren &
Cheryl McCarthy
Dan Malinowski
APR 30
Brian Hopkins &
John Spesia
Diane Cepela & 
Jackie McTee
Howard EllisonPaul Schrik
MAY 07Jan Hopkins & Ben Stortz
Troy Cicero & 
Miriam Merrill
Gary Fuqua
May 14
Jen Howard &
George Stuhr
Jane Condon &
Dan Mihelich
Julie WilkinsonMarron Mahoney
May 21
Mark Inserra &
Dave Thornton
Deb Condotti &
Ken Mihelich
Dan Mihelich
May 28
Mary Jaworski &
Laura Daley & 
Megan Millen
Diane DeVries

Nominate New Member

It is a privilege to be a Rotarian!
Lead the way--Invite a guest and/or
Nominate a new member today!
Someone thought enough of you to invite you into the Club.
Each of us is charged with doing the same!
It's easy and it is the privilege of EVERY current member.
Start with an invite as a guest to lunch. If interested,
the application for YOU to nominate a potential
Joliet Rotary Club member is available in the
DOWNLOAD FILES section of the e-Wheel newsletter
and the Joliet Rotary Club website at
All New Member applications go to:
Michelle Balog in person
or at
Rotary District News


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Chuck Corrigan, District Governor Nominee, is chairing the Board Nominating Committee. There are two at-large Board positions that need to be filled for 2019-20. Both positions are for two-year terms. Rotarians may serve two consecutive terms as at-large Directors.

Members interested in being an at-large director on the district board can download and complete the application below and submit to Chuck for the committee's consideration. 

Deadline to apply: February 20, 2019

All candidates must be Rotarians in good standing with their Clubs.
Desired qualifications include leadership experience, strong belief in Rotary, and willingness to share ideas and time to assist building vibrant Rotary Clubs in our District.

The committee may interview the candidates in person or by phone.

If interested in serving Rotary as an at-large Board member, please complete this application and return to Chuck Corrigan by February 20, 2019.

The names of the candidates selected by the Committee will be presented to the Board for approval at the March Board meeting.

Board of Directors Application 2019-2020

The application form is a fillable pdf document. If you have any questions or any issues with opening or completing the document, please contact Chuck:
cell: 630.853.9461


2018-2019 Club Grants for Membership Development

The District Board has grants to support membership development. Clubs may complete a form for a new member promotion, event, etc. and request up to $250 as a match for the cost of the activity.   Multiple Club events may request up to $500.  Steps:  1) complete the top half of this form and submit to Upon submission of the request you will be informed of your grant status. 2) then hold your event. 3) complete a report of your event, bottom half of form by June 1, 2019 and submit to
Grants will remain available until all available funds have been designated.

Club Grants for Membership Development

Yours in Rotary Service,
Pedro Cevallos-Candau
District Governor 2018-2019

All Welcome to attend Board Meetings!

All Rotarians are invited to attend
the meetings of the Board of Directors.
These take place at:  Holiday Inn, Joliet.

TUESDAYS:  FEB 26; MAR 26; APR 30; MAY 28

Come see how your fellow members

manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.

Doing so counts toward your attendance.