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August 3
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August 4
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August 13
Mike Hennessy
August 18
Graham D Rogers
August 19
Mel Gray
August 20
Michael Rittof
August 20
Gloria Dollinger
August 21
Marc Gorsch
August 24
Brian Cedergren
August 25
Lisa Morel Las
August 27
David Thornton
August 28
William Lauer
August 27
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Laura Malinowski
August 29
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Marron Mahoney
August 7, 2018
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August 10, 2022
1 year
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August 21, 1990
33 years
Jane Condon
August 22, 2005
18 years
Joe Hammer
August 22, 2006
17 years
Daniel Malinowski
August 29, 2000
23 years
Kenneth Mihelich
August 29, 2000
23 years
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Aug 15, 2023
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Regular Meeting AUG 08, 2023

President Diane Cepela invites you

to the REGULAR MEETING this week.


Mel Gray & Amanda Quinn

50/50 RAFFLE

Michelle Balog & Jake Mahalik


Tracy Simons

To Pay Fines and Happy Dollars Via Web:

Tuesday Aug 8th- Champagne Chicken 
Tuesday Aug 15th- Soup and Sandwich 
Tuesday Aug 22nd- Salmon Cakes 
Tuesday Aug 29th- Honey Glazed Ham 
Tuesday Sept 5th- Apricot Stuffed Chicken 
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 Moran
Malawi Cyclone Freddy Relief
Branden Hoolehan
Joliet Firefighter
John Spesia
YOU may suggest programs to the
committee. Share your expertise
or that of a colleague/contact.
YOU may volunteer for anything
related to Joliet Rotary! See 
President Diane to express your


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
Mel Gray &
Amanda Quinn
Michelle Balog & 
Jake Mahalik
Tracy SimonsNick Moran
Mark Griglione &
Mike Rittof
Sue Bebar &
Rudty Mahalik
Deb CondottiMary Sheehan
Diane Habiger &
Graham Rogers
Duffy Blackburn &
Tom Mahalik
Ruth ColbyDeb Condotti
Howard Hamilton &
Theresa Rouse
Tim Brophy &
Dan Malinowski
Gloria DollingerBen Stortz
Joe Hammer &
Erik Schelling
Jeff Budz &
Shawn Marconi
Jane CondonTBA

Rotary District News


August 2, 2023

Information Every Club in District 6450 Can Use

District Events
  • Rotary Means Business (RMB), August 9, 2023, Districts 6440 & 6450 invite you to the next RMB meeting at Ki's Steak & Seafood Restaurant in Glendale Heights.  There is no cost to attend and a cash bar will be available.  "Rotary Means Business encourages Rotarians to support the success of their fellow Rotarians by doing business with them, and referring others to them."  For more information and to register, go to RMB Registration

Club Events

  • Naperville Rotary Lunch with RIP Gordon McInally, Thursday, August 10, 2023.  Meet Rotary International President Gordon McInally at the Naperville Rotary Club lunch August 10th 12-1:30 PM at Meson Sabika restaurant. Use this link for more information and to register - Lunch with RIP Gordon McInally Registration
  • Chicago Heights-Park Forest Corn Roast & Picnic, Thursday, August 17, 2023, 5pm.  For more information Click Here.
  • Chicago Southeast Installation CeremonyThursday, August 17, 2023 6-8:30pm at the Paul & Jean Harris Home.  Click here to register.

Know Your In-coming Board

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:
Diane Cepela in person
or at



WELCOME officers & directors you approved in January.

Terms began July 1, 2023:

President-Diane Cepela

President Elect-Pete Colarelli

President Nominee-Megan Millen

Treasurer-Brad McCann

Secretary-Jennifer Lynch

Club Services-Tracy Simons

Community Services-Jane Condon

International Projects-John Spesia

Vocational Services-Gloria Dollinger

Past President-Mary Sheehan

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:  AUGUST 29, 2023; 7:30 AM

Watch for invite reminders

from President Diane via email.

Join the meeting to see how your fellow members

manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.