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Arvid Johnson
April 3
Todd Koehl
April 12
Bruce Konzelman
April 13
Lauren Las
April 13
Michelle Balog
April 14
Daniel Malinowski
April 22
Walter Zaida
April 30
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Jack Rogers
April 1, 1986
31 years
John Spesia
April 2, 1996
21 years
Mary Frances Seeley
April 16, 1996
21 years
Ed Dollinger
April 21, 1987
30 years
Bob Filotto
April 23, 2002
15 years
Dan Mihelich
April 23, 2002
15 years
Kristin Mulvey
April 27, 2004
13 years
Michael Murray
April 27, 2004
13 years
Apr 18, 2017
Illinois State Senate Report
Apr 25, 2017
Presentations from the three Finalists for the Award of the $32,000 Rotary Raffle Proceeds
May 02, 2017
50 Years of Changes in Rotary
May 09, 2017
The World of Bees: Pollination is Big Business
May 16, 2017
The future of Rotary in a post-polio world: Future Strategies for doing Good in the World
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Joliet Rotary Board Meeting: April
Lincolnshire Business Center
Apr 25, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
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Meeting Reminder - April 18, 2017

PROGRAM:   Illinois State Senate Report
SPEAKER:   State Senator Pat McGuire
INTRODUCTION:  Dan Malinowski
SERGEANT AT ARMS:   Duffy Blackburn

4-WAY TEST:   Jeff Budz

50/50 RAFFLE:   Volunteers Needed!

GREETERS:  Volunteers Needed!
MENU:   Sliced Pork Loin with gravy; Scallop Potatoes; Brussel Sprouts; Dinner Rolls & Butter; Soup of the Day; Full Salad Bar & Dressings; Assorted Beverages;

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
Apr 25
Volunteers Needed!
Brad McCann & ?
Damon Sloan
Damon Sloan
Vol Needed
May 02
Volunteers Needed
 Jeff Tyner
Jeff Budz
Arvid Johnson
May 09
Todd Kochl
Vol needed
Vol Needed
May 16
Jane Hopkins
Mark Griglione
May 23
Sue Bebar
H. Hamilton
May 30  B. Kolanwoski  
Jun 6  Jackie McTee  
Jun 13  Jeff Pierson  
Jun 20  Judy Mitchell  
Jun 27  Bob Filotto  
Joliet Rotarians Support Easter Seals
In the spirit of service above self, several members of the Joliet Rotary Club participated with Easter Seals on the Annual Celebration of Giving Telethon.  (See team photo at
This live, local community broadcast, showcases Easter Seals direct service to children and adults with disabilities, those with special needs and their families. 
Joliet Rotary Club phone team:  Mark Inserra, Gary Fuqua, Cheryl McCarthy, Carolyn Roofener and Mike Trafton pictured with Deb Condotti at Easterseals Celebration of Giving Telethon.
Thank you to Brad McCann, phone team captain, Ed Dollinger, sponsor; Trish Simpson, host,  Porscha Johnson, volunteer, and to all Rotarians for their participation.

A quote from Easter Seals founding father and Rotarian, Edgar Allen, defines the nature of Easter Seals' work and the people who contribute their time, talent and treasure—"Your life and mine shall be valued not by what we take, but by what we give" Thank you to all Rotarians for your support!

News From District 6450

  • Don't Miss The District Conference!:   This year's Conference promises something for everyone and a great experience for all.   Come for the weekend, May 5-7, (your best buy), relax and enjoy Rotary and your Rotarians as you attend interesting, exciting and FUN programs.  Such as: 
  • Golf – The Oak Brook Hills Hotel and Resort (conveniently located for everyone) has an outstanding golf course so all of the golfers among us should take advantage of this opportunity.
  • Club Pride Night – Friday, May 5 is Club Pride Night – every club in the District will "strut their stuff" by displaying to everyone all of the good things that our clubs do for our communities and our country and to  help others across the world.  And at dinner (actually at the bar beforehand) we will start to celebrate Cinco de Mayo; and, our exchange students will be there to serve our special ice cream desserts (man, it does not get any better than this).
  • Okay – Saturday – Well, in the morning we have a full alphabet of programs to help one and all about how to improve themselves as Rotarians and learn about the various offices of the Rotary Clubs, Foundation information and more – and lunch at our plenary session.
  • Stick Around – But wait, there's more!  There are a number of events in the afternoon, including our annual meeting and it's Kentucky Derby time!   Adult beverages for one and all!!
  • And There's Still More – Saturday night is the Foundation Dinner (preceded by a Paul Harris Fellow cocktail party) which will celebrate, in grand style, 100 years of our Rotary Foundation – from $26.50 to over $3 billion.  Wow.
  • And On Sunday – We'll take some time to remember and reflect on those Rotarians who we have lost this past year and then we adjourn to a great brunch and closing ceremonies.
  • Here's The Deal – While the best buy is to come for the weekend, Friday and Saturday are ala carte so you can come for one or come for both.
  • There is no reason on earth why you can't or should not join all of your Rotary friends from our great District at the celebration of Rotary and the good fellowship that we enjoy with each other. Don't delay – jump on the website (Rotary6450) and sign up now – you've been thinking about doing it anyway!
  • District Conference - Full Registration - 5/5/2017
  • District Conference - Ala Carte Registration - 5/5/2017

Nominate a New Member

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

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 2017 dates:
Apr. 25th
May 30th
Jun. 27th
Come see how your fellow members manage the affairs of your Rotary Club. Doing so counts toward your attendance stats.