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Jun 23, 2017
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Jun 27, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
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Jun 27, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
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Jul 04, 2017
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
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Meeting Reminder - JUNE 20, 2017

GREETERS:  Todd Koehl & Mary Sheehan
50/50 RAFFLE:  Gary Fuqua & Brian Hopkins
PLEDGE & INVOCATION:   Judy Mitchell
4-WAY TEST:   Lisa Las
MENU:  Beef Stroganoff; Buttered Egg Noodles; Mix Vegetables; Dinner rolls; Soup of the Day; Full Salad Bar & Dressings; Assorted Beverages.
SERGEANT AT ARMS:   Dan Mihelich
PROGRAM:  Illinois State Senate Report  
SPEAKER:   State Senator Sue Rezin
INTRODUCTION:   Dan Malinowski

Including Rotary Club members from Bolingbrook, Channahon-Minooka, Lemont/Homer Glen, Morris, Lockport, New Lenox, Joliet, Plainfield & Romeoville.
Joliet Slammers Stadium; 
Reserved Seat Tickets, $10.00; $5 goes back to Rotary charities.
Luxury Suite Tickets, $60.00, includes buffet and soft drinks. $25 goes back to Rotary charities.
Meet at the Stadium Club for cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m.
Gates open at 6:05 p.m.; game at 7:05 p.m.
Next week is the Rotary Club of Joliet Annual President Installation. Be sure to attend to thank out-going President Dan Malinowski and welcome in-coming President Cheryl McCarthy.
Joliet Rotary Business Group Meeting Open!
All Joliet Rotarians are invited to meet for networking breakfast twice a month on Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m.
Next Date:  July 6th. Please note ** Our regular meeting is suspended so members can attend the CED Eye-Opener Breakfast. Rotarian John Greuling, President & CEO of the Will County CED, will give his annual update on the current state of economic development in Will County.  Attend and you will learn about new projects coming to the County such as:  the new CSX Crete Intermodal Center; a peek at the soon to be completed Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan; transportation infrastructure updates; and how the unhealthy State of Illinois is impacting the future of business growth.
Date:  Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time:  7:15 a.m. Registration, Networking & continental breakfast; 8:00 a.m. presentation
Place:  Tuscany Falls Banquets, 9425 W. 191st St., Mokena IL 60448
Cost:  $25 per person, CED members only.
Required:  Contact Paul Gantzert if you'd like to attend as his guest. or 815-773-2312.

All Welcome to attend Board Meetings!

All Rotarians are invited to attend the meetings of the Board of Directors. And doing so counts as a meeting make-up!
These take place at Lincolnshire Business Center, 1000 Essington Rd., Joliet on the last Tuesday of each month. Meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. on the following dates:
Jun. 27th

New Rotary President Cheryl McCarthy has announced the following dates and location for Board meetings in the new Rotary year:

July 25; Aug 29; Sep 26; Oct 31; Nov 28; and Dec 19, 2017

Also, Jan 30; Feb 27; Mar 27; Apr 24; May 29; and Jun 26, 2018

Note New Location:  Meetings will take place in the JTHS Administrative Center, Board Room, 300 Caterpillar, Joliet, IL 60436.

Come see how your fellow members manage the affairs of your Rotary Club. Doing so counts toward your attendance stats.

Nominate New Member &/or Honorees

What a privilege it is to be a Rotarian!
Lead the way--Invite a guest and/or
Nominate a new member today!
You are a loyal Rotarian who enjoys the Club. Now invite someone else! It's easy and it is the privilege of EVERY current member. Start with an invite as a guest to lunch. If there is mutual interest, the application for members to nominate a potential new Joliet Rotary Club member, is available in the DOWNLOAD FILES section of the e-Wheel newsletter and the Joliet Rotary Club website at
Rotary Silver Eagle Nominees Welcome!
Honor a significant community volunteer with Rotary recognition.
Senior Citizen extraordinary volunteerism is recognized by the Rotary Club of Joliet Silver Eagle Award. Many local seniors provide volunteer services, hours &/or efforts so extraordinary they deserve notice. You are welcome to nominate these fellow citizens.
For more information, please contact Rotarian Bruce Konzelman at (815) 726-7331.

Upcoming Meeting Volunteers

For those of you willing to serve, please contact President Dan or any member of the Board.
50/50 TIX
4-Way Test Leader
Jun 27Dan Adler & Lauren LasM. Sheehan & P. JohnsonBob FilottoVol NeededVol Needed
Jul 04No Meetingn/an/an/an/a
Jul 11Theresa Rouse & Dan Adler & ??Vol Needed""
Jul 18Jim Watts & Paul GantzertH. Hamilton & J. Hammer"""
Jul 25Ann O'Neill & Miriam Merrill """
Aug 01H. Hamilton & B. KonzelmanDamon Sloan & Jim Watts"  
Aug 08 Lauren Las & Diane Habiger"  
Aug 15Paul Gantzert & Michelle Balog &    

News From District 6450

  • As our new club President-Elects anticipation the beginning of their New Year, let us all give full thanks to our out-going club Presidents and their officers, who served so well during the 2016-2017 Year. To them I say, Thank You for your Leadership symbolizing this year's motto of:  "Rotary Serving Humanity."
  • Yours in Rotary Service,
  • Ronald J. Broida
    District Governor 2016-2017
SUPPORT Our Vets and Ending Polio
Plus Have Fun!!
The 2017 White Sox 
Rotary Fun Day
Tuesday, August 1st
On Field Parade - 6:00 PM
For Group Order Tickets - Order by June 16th to assure adjacent seating.
Individual and groups of five or less must order by July 21st.

 2017 Ballgame Group Order Form

2017 Ballgame Ticket Order - 5 or Under

Online Ordering 5 Tickets or Less; More Please Mail the Form