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Susan Bebar
February 1
Benjamin Stortz
February 12
Theresa Rouse
February 13
Laurie Rambo
February 16
Jeff Allen
February 17
Jeff Tyner
February 17
Gregory Peerbolte
February 18
Kathy Giegerich
February 21
Dolores Zemont
February 22
John Spesia
February 24
Daniel Adler
February 26
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Mel Gray
February 1, 1986
31 years
George Stuhr
February 4, 1992
25 years
Charles Rubovits
February 9, 2010
7 years
David Nelson
February 9, 2010
7 years
Gregory Peerbolte
February 17, 2014
3 years
William Kaplan
February 20, 1996
21 years
Brian Benton
February 24, 2015
2 years
Ann O'Neill
February 25, 2003
14 years
Jeff Tyner
February 25, 2003
14 years
Bret Mitchell
February 26, 2002
15 years
Thomas Thanas
February 26, 2002
15 years
Tom Mahalik
February 28, 2006
11 years
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
Feb 21, 2017
Midwest Economic Analysis and Forecast
Feb 28, 2017
100 Years ago: America and World War I
Mar 14, 2017
Scott Slocum Digs into Local Politics
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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
Joliet Rotary Club Youth Leadership Conference
Victorian Ballroom at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate
Mar 21, 2017
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Joliet Rotary Board Meeting: March
Lincolnshire Business Center
Mar 28, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
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Meeting Reminder - February 07, 2017

PROGRAM:  Rotary Youth Exchange Program & RYLA
SPEAKER:  Chis Olson, District 6450 Rotary Youth Exchange Chairperson, Linda Yates, District 6450 Club Support


INVOCATION:  Cheryl McCarthy

50/50 RAFFLE:  Carolyn Roofener & VOLUNTEER NEEDED

GREETERS:  Dan Mihelich & Mary Jaworski
WELCOME NEW ROTARIANS:  They need your friendship and support!! Please make an effort to seek out and welcome recently installed Joliet Rotarians including:  Tom Carstens; Marc Gorsch; Mark Inserra; Jennifer Mills; Judy Mitchell; Theresa Rouse; Brian Hopkins; and Sister Delores Zemont.
MENU:   Swedish Meatballs; Egg Noodles; Mixed Vegetables; Warm Rools & 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 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 14:  Mark Griglione
FEB 21:  Judy Mitchell
FEB 28:  Mary Fran Seeley
MAR 07:  Dan Kuska
MAR 14:  Jeff Budz
MAR 21:  Tim Brophy
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:
Feb. 28th
Mar. 28th
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.