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Jan 31, 2017
The Three Most Powerful Actions of Value-driven Leaders
Feb 07, 2017
Rotary District 6450 Young Leaders Summit, Globalfest, and International Exchange Students
Feb 14, 2017
Positive Psychology: A Fascinating Perspective on Achieving our Best
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100 Years ago: America and World War I
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Joliet Rotary Board Meeting
Lincolnshire Business Center
Jan 31, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Fireside Chat (food and drinks provided)
Diane and Bill Habiger's House
Feb 08, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Social Outing at Univ. of St. Francis Basketball
Feb 15, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Joliet Rotary Board Meeting: February
Lincolnshire Business Center
Feb 28, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
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Meeting Reminder - January 31, 2017

PROGRAM:  The Three Most Powerful Actions of Value-driven Leaders
SPEAKER:  Susan Neustrom, Executive Director of a nonprofit, delivering educational programs to incarcerated men and women in a county jail
INTRODUCTION:  Dan Malinowski

SERGEANT AT ARMS:  Michelle Balog

INVOCATION:  Mark Griglione

50/50 RAFFLE:  VOUNTEERS NEEDED. Please jump in if you arrive early.

GREETERS:  Ines Kutlesa & Lori Gehrke
WELCOME NEW ROTARIANS:  Thank you to the sponsors and please welcome newly installed Joliet Rotarians who participated in the Joliet Rotary Orientation event on January 24th. New Rotarians and their sponsors include:  Tom Carstens, sponsored by Sue Bebar; Marc Gorsch, sponsored by Greg Peyla; Mark Inserra, sponsored by Bob Filotto; Jennifer Mills, sponsored by Bret Mitchell; Judy Mitchell, sponsored by Jennifer Kane Howard; Theresa Rouse, sponsored by Mary Jaworski; Brian Hopkins, sponsored by Dan Malinowski; and Sister Delores Zemont, sponsored by Arvid Johnson.
MENU:   (This menu has been confirmed by the Hollywood Managing Chef. Please excuse last week's change)
 Fried Chicken; Mashed Potatoes; Creamed Spinach; Corn Bread, Butter; Soup of the Day; Full Salad Bar & Dressings; Assorted Beverages;
WEDS FEB 8:  Fireside Chat at Bill and Diane Habiger’s home, 408 Rookery Ct., Joliet 60431 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Business or Casual attire. Food and Drinks provided. All Rotarians are welcome. 
WEDS FEB 15:  USF Basketball game social outing at University of St. Francis beginning at 5:00pm. Come watch the No. 1 ranked USF women’s team and the 19th ranked men’s team vs. Olivet Nazarene. Cost is $10 at the door.
All are invited Feb. 8th
All Joliet Rotarians are invited to the home of Bill and Diane Habiger, 408 Rookery Ct., Joliet, IL 60431, for a casual gathering called "Fireside Chat." Become better acquainted  with fellow Rotarians and the history of our Club in this informal setting. Some of our more "experienced" Rotarians will share stories of their respective Rotary journeys; amusing anecdotes; big events; and other memories. New members are especially encouraged to attend. Your questions about Joliet Rotary are welcome.
Date:  Wednesday February 8th 
Time:  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Attire:  Casual, business casual or business.
Bring:  Nothing
Please:  Mark your calendar now and save the date!

Upcoming Sergeant at Arms volunteers

For those of you who wish to offer ideas and/or suggestions, the following Rotarians have volunteered to serve as Sergeant at Arms:
FEB 07:  Bob Kase
FEB 14:  Mark Griglione
FEB 21:  Judy Mitchell
FEB 28:  Mary Fran Seeley
MAR 07:  Dan Kuska
MAR 14:  Jeff Budz
APR 04:  Theresa Rouse
APR 11:  Brian Benton
APR 18:  Duffy Blackburn
To volunteer, please contact Diane Habiger, (815) 693-3707; or Jackie McTee, (815) 773-2310

Nominate a New Member

What a privilege it is to belong
Your Club needs your leadership!
Invite a qualified guest
Nominate a new member today
Lead the way!
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

Board Meeting Dates

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 2017 dates:
Jan. 31st
Feb. 28th
Mar. 28th
Apr. 25th
May 30th
Jun. 27th
Come see how your fellow members manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.