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November 4
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November 6
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November 9
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November 11
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November 11
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November 13
Tim Brophy
November 17
Bret Mitchell
November 19
Troy Cicero
November 20
Brian Benton
November 26
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November 27
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November 3, 2015
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November 3, 1998
21 years
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November 7, 2017
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Jake Mahalik
November 14, 2017
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Marc Gorsch
November 14, 2016
3 years
Susan Bebar
November 20, 2013
6 years
Diane Cepela
November 21, 2017
2 years
Shawn Marconi
November 21, 2017
2 years
Rudy Mahalik, Jr.
November 26, 1985
34 years
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November 29, 1994
25 years
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Oct 29, 2019
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Meeting Reminder NOV 05, 2019 

Greeters:  Jeffery Budz
& Brian McDaniels
50/50 Raffle:  Rich DeGrush
& Nick Weis
 Michelle Balog
Herb Chicken (leg quarters)
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Vegetable blend
Dinner rolls
Soup of the day
Lauren Las
Bridges out of Poverty
Sabrina Price
Cheryl McCarthy
Rotary Social Event &
New Member welcome
Wednesday, November 6th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
at the home of:
Howard & Kristen Hamilton

3422 Westridge Road

Joliet, IL  60431
Food and Beverages will be served
In 1911, the Joliet Study Club applied to become a Rotary Club.
Their application was rejected as RI did not permit, or believe,
that a Rotary club would succeed in cities under 75,000 population.
Joliet had a population of 40,000 at the time. The 1913 "Joliet Business
Show and Efficiency Congress," advertised in the Chicago Tribune, was
a huge success. Thousands attended Including a delegation from
Chicago Rotary. Their critical exam of the event earned the Joliet Club
a meeting to discuss the means to approve a Rotary membership.

Upcoming Meeting Volunteers

Please seek substitute if you cannot
honor your assignment.
50/50 TIX
This Week
Jeff Budz &
Brian McDaniel
Rich DeGrush &
Nick Weis
Michelle BalogLauren Las
Miriam Merrill &
Jackie McTee
Phil Ferguson &
Nick Tyrell
John GreulingJeff Tyner
Brian Cedergren &
Miriam Merrill
Paul Gantzert &
Mike Carson
Graham RogersJeff Allen
Diane Cepela &
Dan Mihelich
Mike Hennessey &
Michael Thiel
Ron BrayMark Griglione
Troy Cicero &
Ken Mihelich
Michelle Balog &
Mike Rittof
Mike RittofJim Watts
Dec 10
Ruth Colby &
Megan Millen
Michael Carson &
Mike Paone
Mary JaworskiTheresa Rowe
Dec 17
Jane Condon &
Bret Mitchell
Mel Gray &
Mike Murray
Ken MihelichDiane DeVries
Dec 31
Derek Conley &
Kristi Mulvey
Mark Inserra &
Veronica Gloria
Volunteer NeededVol Needed
Rotary District News




 Sign up now.  Online at: Annual District Conference - 4/24-26/2020 
$475 for Rotarian
$325 for Spouse/Partner


There is more to come.  The Celebration of Our Rotary Foundation will be held on Thursday, November 14th at Silver Lake Country Club.  Rotary International General Secretary, Mr. John Hewko and his wife Marga, will be our guests for the night.  Come, join us as we celebrate all of our clubs and our members and the contributions they make. The Rotary Foundation Dinner Registration.


Membership & Foundation workshop

Before you know it, it will be time to gather for One Rotary Summit.  We’ll return to Moraine Valley Community College for a hands-on workshop on the synergy of Public Image, Membership and Foundation.  Pat Merryweather and her team will stear us through the workshops and provide hands-on learning with actionable take-aways to create more “vibrant clubs”.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 7th and register today.  This is another District no-cost event.One Rotary Summit Registration.  


Volunteers Requested:
The District teams, task forces and committees continue to seek out
Rotarians to help with the By-laws task force, the Finance Committee,
the Convention Task Force, the Holiday party team, Interact and
Rotaract coordinators and more.  Join your fellow District Rotarians
in fellowship and service.
Please email me: . 
We promise to be good stewards of your time and commitment. 

Thank you, again, for all you are doing for our communities. 
Our District 6450 Rotarians are actively “connecting the world”! 

All the best,
Governor, 2019-2020
Stay tuned in. 
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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:
Brian Cedergren in person
or at

All Welcome to attend Board Meetings!

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

These take place on

TUESDAYS  Next:  11/26

at:  Lincolnshire Business Center,

1000 Essington Rd., Joliet, 60435

at 7:30 a.m.

Come see how your fellow members

manage the affairs of your Rotary Club.

Doing so counts toward your attendance.