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November 19
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November 20
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December 14
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December 21
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November 14
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November 16
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November 7, 2017
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November 14, 2017
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November 14, 2016
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November 20, 2013
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November 21, 2017
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November 21, 2017
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November 26, 1985
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November 29, 1994
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December 7, 2021
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December 8, 2009
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December 8, 2009
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December 11, 2007
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December 11, 2007
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December 12, 2016
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December 12, 2017
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December 22, 1987
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December 29, 2015
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Regular Meeting NOV 29, 2022

President MARY SHEEHAN of

Joliet Rotary invites you to our REGULAR MEETING at

The Jacob Henry Mansion


Nick Moran &
Brianne Hetman
50/50 RAFFLE
Marron Mahoney &
Hudson Hollister 
Jeff Budz
Nov. 29:  Ham Jubilee
All Luncheons include:  Fresh garden salad; choice
of dressing; warmed rolls; breads and butter;
dessert; coffee and water - all served to the table
** Please note- Gluten Free and Vegetarian Meal
available upon request.
( If possible please feel free to email Sue
prior to arrival)
Nick Weis

To Pay Fines and Happy Dollars Via Web:

JJC Entrepreneur & Business Center
Mikek Paone
Garry Reichert
...about upcoming events:

* The Next Board meeting is on November

29th in person at the Lightways office.

* The annual meeting and holiday party is

December 13th.

* The December Board meeting has been

moved to December 20th in person at

the Lightways office.

* We will have regular Rotary meetings on

December 27th and the January 3rd.

If you have any stories, memories or 
history notes for this space, please email to
Tim Brophy at: 
Thank you!

Upcoming Meeting Volunteers

Please seek substitute if you cannot
honor your assignment.
50/50 TIX
Nick Moran &
Brianne Hetman
Marron Mahoney &
Hudson Hollister
Jeff BudzNick Weis
Lauren Las &
Duffy Blackburn
Dan Malinowski &
Deb Condotti
Kathy ZydekGloria Dollinger
Lisa Las &
Brianne Hetman
Shawn Marconi &
Laura Daley
Marc GorschBrian Cedergren
Katie LeClair &
Jeff Budz
Kamala Martinez &
Rich DeGrush
Amanda Quinn
Jackie McTee &
Diane Habiger 
Jennifer Lynch &
Diane Cepela
Brad McCann &
Jim Slacke
Judy MitchellTBA

Rotary District News


Vol. 1, Edition 20 - November 1, 2022

Information Every Club in District 6450 Can Use

Comments from Governor Ade

November is The Rotary Foundation Month! 

For 14 consecutive years, Charity Navigator has given The Rotary Foundation a 4-star rating! The 4-star rating means that you can give with confidence to The Rotary Foundation with the assurance that your contribution supports the foundation's mission. The Rotary Foundation grants promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water and sanitation, sustain mothers and children, improve education, and strengthen local economies. Your Club Foundation Chair will share your club's annual goals and the efficacy of The Rotary Foundation during this month as you consider your annual giving.

We received a request to partner for an annual 5,000 toy Christmas Toy Giveaway. Imagine Santa's village on the Westside of Chicago, with hot cocoa stands, a play area, free food, a Christmas train, etc. The event attracts news coverage, and thousands of people participate. 

You may screen a video of last year's event here:

The district has many openings on our various committees. Serving on committees is an opportunity for you to engage in Rotary. First, visit the district website to find out the roles and responsibilities of the various committees, then sign up.

I urge you to continue to track your service hours and share a showcase of your work with Rotary and your community. 

Yours in Rotary Service,

Ade Onayemi

District Events

  • Rotary District 6450 2025-26 Governor Nomination. If you would like to be a District Governor for Rotary District 6450, now is the time to apply! Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, November 30thClick for More Information & to Submit a Nomination

  • Good news! Environmental matching grant applications are once again being accepted for the Rotary year 22-23. These grants are available in amounts between $50 to $200 to be matched by the club for earth-related projects. While we have promoted the protection of pollinators these past two years, the grant can be used for any project that protects, enhances, or renews our environment. Click for Application (If you receive an error message click here then select File, Download)

Club Events

  • Rotary Club of Chicago Citywide Service 2023 Uganda Service Project trip to Kabale UgandaFebruary 10th-23rd, 2023. Click for More Information

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:
Mary Sheehan in person
or at

All Welcome to attend Board Meetings!

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

These usually take place on


Meetings are held at

Lightways Hospice Center

250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431

Next:  NOV 29; & DEC 20.

Watch for invite reminders

from President Mary via email.

Join the meeting see how your fellow members

manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.