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Member Birthdays
Charles Rubovits
September 4
Ines Kutlesa
September 5
Ronald Bray
September 7
Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
September 7
James V. Smith
September 14
Sarah Palya
September 16
Robert Baron
September 21
Kathleen Zydek
September 24
Rich DeGrush
September 24
Brian Hopkins
October 1
Cheryl McCarthy
October 1
Mary Frances Seeley
October 4
Paul Gantzert
October 13
Diane Habiger
October 15
Mike Paone
October 15
Nick Tyrell
October 18
William Lauer
October 18
Joseph Salmieri
October 22
Ann O'Neill
October 23
Jane Hopkins
October 23
Join Date
Ines Kutlesa
September 2, 2015
4 years
Gregory Peyla
September 3, 1985
34 years
Daniel Adler
September 9, 2008
11 years
George Buck
September 10, 1974
45 years
Theresa Rouse
September 12, 2012
7 years
Arvid Johnson
September 17, 2013
6 years
Jim Watts
September 17, 2013
6 years
Peter Paros
September 18, 1990
29 years
Tim Brophy
September 23, 2003
16 years
Sandi Perzee
September 25, 2017
2 years
Mike Hennessy
September 26, 1989
30 years
David June
September 29, 1992
27 years
George Mahoney III
September 29, 1981
38 years
Nick Tyrell
October 3, 2017
2 years
Ruth Colby
October 9, 2018
1 year
Jeff Budz
October 11, 2011
8 years
Pam Heavens
October 14, 1997
22 years
Howard Hamilton
October 20, 1991
28 years
Miriam Merrill
October 20, 1991
28 years
Walter Zaida
October 23, 1984
35 years
Michael Thiel
October 24, 2018
1 year
Gloria Dollinger
October 31, 2017
2 years
Sep 17, 2019
Joliet Public Library: Project Burnham
Sep 24, 2019
Farming Updates 2019
Oct 01, 2019
Flourish Juice: Local Entrepreneur Blends Juices for Healing, Rejuvination, and Energy
Oct 08, 2019
District 6450 Governor Visit
Oct 15, 2019
A Population on the Move: Illinois Migration Trends
Oct 22, 2019
SHElterbox: Addressing Gender Biased Inequities in Areas of Disaster
Oct 29, 2019
Rules, Reflections and Rewards of a Recent Retiree
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Meeting Reminder SEPT 17, 2019

Greeters:  Sue Bebar
& Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
50/50 Raffle:  Tim Brophy
& Steve Vanisko
Dan Mihelich
Wedge Salad; Soup of the day;
Orange & Rosemary Pork Chops;
Garlic Mashed Potatoes; 
Rolls & Butter;
Damon Sloan
Joliet Public Library: Project Burnham
Megan Millen, Engberg Anderson 
Joe Huberty and Shaun Kelly
Megan Millen
Next Week Program:
Farming Updates 2019,
March Schneidewind
In 1935, Joliet hosted 474 delegates for the
Rotary 40th District Convention?
In 1947, Joliet Rotary, in cooperation with
the Joliet Park District sponsored basketball
clinics on Saturday mornings. ~700 grade
school boys planed 272 games in 5 school gyms!

Upcoming Meeting Volunteers

Please seek substitute if you cannot
honor your assignment.
50/50 TIX
This week
Sue Bebar & 
Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
Tim Brophy &
Steve Vanisko
Dan MihelichDamon Sloan
Brian Benton &
Marron Mahoney
Gary Fuqua &
Shawn Marconi
Brad McCann
Jeff Pierson
Ted Berman &
Biff Mahoney
Ted Berman &
Sarah Palya
Jackie McTeeRaffle Committee
Duffy Blackburn &
Dan Malinowski
Sue Bebar &
Sandi Perzee
Diane Habiger
Barry Kolanowski
Ron Bray &
Shawn Marconi
Ruth Colby &
Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
Bob FilottoDiane Habiger & Jackie McTee
Tim Brophy &
Brad McCann
Ron Bray & 
Pete Paros
Ed DollingerSarah Palya
George Buck &
Cheryl McCarthy
Bob Baron &
Paul Schrik
Brian HopkinsJeff Tyner
Jeff Budz &
Brian McDaniel
Rich DeGrush &
Nick Weis
Michelle BalogTo volunteer as SAA, contact Diane Habiger at 815-693-3707
Miriam Merrill &
Jackie McTee
Phil Ferguson &
Nick Tyrell
John GreulingTo volunteer as SAA, contact Diane Habiger at 815-693-3707
Brian Cedergren &
Miriam Merrill
Paul Gantzert &
Mike Carson
Graham RogersJeff Allen
Diane Cepela &
Dan Mihelich
Mike Hennessey &
Michael Thiel
Ron BrayMark Griglione
Troy Cicero &
Ken Mihelich
Michelle Balog &
Mike Rittof
Mike RittofJim Watts
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Rotary Fellowship - Socials and Networking
Rotarians make great friends.   There are activities all over
the district that clubs are hosting for social/networking
and fun. Post your club event on the district calendar by
emailing  Check out the District Calendar
for club events, there's something going on somewhere almost weekly.
All welcome.
Rotary has 'fellowships' around the world, folks with
interests in golf, wine, travel, flying, fishing --- check
out the list at Rotary International's website'
Volunteers Requested:
The District teams, task forces and committees continue to seek out
Rotarians to help with the By-laws task force, the Finance Committee,
the Convention Task Force, the Holiday party team, Interact and
Rotaract coordinators and more.  Join your fellow District Rotarians
in fellowship and service.
Please email me: . 
We promise to be good stewards of your time and commitment. 

Thank you, again, for all you are doing for our communities. 
Our District 6450 Rotarians are actively “connecting the world”! 

All the best,
Governor, 2019-2020
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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
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and the Joliet Rotary Club website at
All New Member applications go to:
Brian Cedergren in person
or at

All Welcome to attend Board Meetings!

All Rotarians are invited to attend
the meetings of the Board of Directors.

These take place on

TUESDAYS 9/24; 10/29; 11/26

at:  Lincolnshire Business Center,

1000 Essington Rd., Joliet, 60435

at 7:30 a.m.

Come see how your fellow members

manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.

Doing so counts toward your attendance.