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More than a library

After the genocide of 1994, Rotarians led a successful campaign to build Rwanda’s first public library.

International delegation of Rotary leaders visits Pakistan in support of polio eradication

International delegation of Rotary leaders visits Pakistan in support of polio eradicationMeetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Minister of Health Zafar Mirza and other

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Holger Knaack sees opportunities for Rotary to change, thrive

Incoming RI president announces 2020-21 presidential theme.

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The 2021 Rotary Peace Fellowship application is now available, and we need your help finding the next cohort of global peace and development leaders.
          The Rotary Peace Fellowship is designed for leaders with work experience in peace and development. Our fellows are committed to community and international service and the pursuit of peace. Each year, The Rotary Foundation awards up to 50 fellowships for master’s degrees and 80 for certificate studies at premier universities. Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops the capacity of peace and development professionals or practitioners to become experienced and effective catalysts for peace.
If you have a possible candidate for this fellowship click read more for further information. Deadline for applications to be submitted to the club for approval is May 31, 2020.
 

The Interact Club of District 117, would like to invite you to the 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Friday February 18th at 5:00 pm in the Antioch Community High School Commons to raise money for the Kilimahewa Educational Center in Moshi, Tanzania. Kilimahewa

This is just before the Sequoit/Eagle Varsity Basketball game at 7:00 pm. A $5 donation per person lets you sample all the Chili's and participate in a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, listen to musical entertainment, and meet our great Interact Club members.

For more information on the variety of ways to participate in this event click "Read More"

RI President-elect Holger Knaack’s theme for 2020-21, Rotary Opens Opportunities, asks Rotarians to create opportunities that strengthen their leadership, help put service ideas into action, and improve the lives of those in need.
"We will capture this moment to grow Rotary, making it stronger, more adaptable, and even more aligned with our core values."
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Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are renewing their longstanding partnership to end polio, announcing a joint commitment of up to $450 million to support the global polio eradication effort.
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This month in Tanzania the honorary plaque to former Antioch Member Bob Diess was mounted on the wall of the Kilimahewa Educational Centre.  This plaque was purchased to recognize the amazing work Bob did to help secure a Rotary International Global Grant for the Kilimahewa Educational Centre.  This grant funded various educational opportunities for vulnerable teens in Tanzania to learn skills such as a computers skills, agro-business skills, and entrepreneurial skills. The global grant led to a strong partnership with Rotary and the development of an Interact club within Kilimahewa.  28 students helped from the 1st Interact club in memory of Bob and the amazing work he did to help the school.  
 
These pictures show the plaque mounted on the wall at Kilimahewa.  The new Interact advisers attending a Rotary meeting to accept the plaque committing to start a Interact club.  And the first Interact meeting with Rotary members present sharing goals and ideas for the future.
Mike Schwert received an email from Emily Andre, first Interact Co-President and Rotary Scholarship recipient. She has completed her degree at American University and has almost completed a Peace Corp assignment in 5 years. We can all be proud of her and what she has done with a little help from us. Click on "Read More" to read her email and see pictures from her Peace Corps work.

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An updated Potential New Member Brochure is available in the "downloadable file" section.  The brochure has 20 Reasons to Join Rotary - as found on the District 6440 Website, as well as, some information on the Five Avenues of Service.  Two key facts that are good for you to remember as rotarians:  There are approximately 1.2 MILLION Rotarians around the world in 161 countries.

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Antioch

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:15 AM
The Lodge of Antioch
899 Main Street
or send mail to PO Box 35
Antioch, IL  60002
United States of America
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Literacy chair
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Youth Services Chair
Youth Exchange Officer
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Short Term Youth Exchange Officer
Youth/Interact Liaison
Auction Chair
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Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship Chair
Funding Committee Chair