Rotary Club of Antioch-IL

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Shekhar Mehta of India selected to be 2021-22 Rotary International President

Shekhar Mehta of India selected to be 2021-22 Rotary International

Fighting poverty on a small scale

A collaboration between Rotary and Heifer continues to produce big results, helping small farms provide healthier, locally-sourced

Rotary and ShelterBox celebrate the power of partnership

Rotary and ShelterBox celebrate the power of partnershipEvanston Ill., Rotary International announced on 3 June a three-year partnership renewal with its disaster relief project partner, ShelterBox. For almost 20 years,

Rotary announces US$100 million to eradicate polio

Rotary announces US$100 million to eradicate polioEVANSTON, Ill. (June 10, 2019) — Rotary is giving US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed

Rotary’s 110th annual convention concludes

Rotary’s 110th annual convention concludes; one of Hamburg’s most multicultural, non-profit gatheringsMore than 26,000 registrants representing 3,605 Rotary clubs in 170 countriesRotary commits US$102 million


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Rotary Corn Maze Day at Richardson Adventure Farm (RCMD@RAF) will absolutely be FUN!
What do the World’s Largest Corn Maze and Space flight have in common?
The Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, IL, location of District 6440 Corn Maze Day on September 15, 2019, has as their annual theme for 2019 50 Years Since Man Walked on the Moon. Like many other organizations this year, the Richardsons are honoring the brave men who flew to the moon in 1969. Their maze, the world’s largest, has been designed to recognize that momentous event.
Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this A-MAZE-ING venue with your fellow Rotarians, family and friends. Registration is open now on the District calendar for 9/15/19.
The price is $ 15 per person, payable at the gate, however advance registration is strongly encouraged. To register for the event Click Here
Please enter your 2019 Auction Donation on the donation form below. 
Every Item that is donated must have an entry in order to be included, accounted for and recognized.
If you have any question of the donation process please email Jim Meyer at or call at 847-652-8126.
The new poster is now available in the download section in the lower right hand side of the club home page.
In 2018 Rotary District 6440 was able to mobilize volunteers from nine Rotary Clubs to ring bells for the Salvation Army Radiothon at Woodfield Mall.                                                          This year our Rotary District has a much larger opportunity to participate in the Salvation Army Radiothon taking place on December 6th, 2019.  Rotary District 6440 has been asked if we would like to be the only organization represented in the bell ringing for the Salvation Army Radiothon.  This commitment will be to have two volunteers at each door (10 doors) in two hour shifts from 10:00 A.M.. until 8:00 P.M.. This commitment will require approximately one hundred (100) people.  This could be two Rotarians per door or One family per door.
      Please contact President JoAnn by August 18th. She will need the names of the volunteers along with their time of availability.  The bell ringing will take place on December 6th, 2019.  
      This opportunity aligns with Rotary President Mark Maloney's strategic goals to "expand our engagement in the community" and "include family in our service projects".  I love being a Rotarian in District 6440 and know we can do this if we all work together. 
The updated duty roster for the rest of the Rotary year is now available for download. Look down the right side for the home page download files and click on the file to download.
RI President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney’s theme for 2019-20, Rotary Connects the World, asks Rotarians to strengthen the many ways that Rotary Connects the World, building the connections that allow talented, thoughtful, and generous people to unite and take meaningful action through Rotary service. Click on read more to see PE Mark's full message.
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.

The Rotary Club of Antioch is now on Facebook.

I've invited a couple of Rotarians to join but go the to Facebook page and click the following box to add it to your favorites to get notification of activities or message posts.You'll find the page at



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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Welcome to our Club!


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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Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Sergeant at Arms
Membership chair
Public Relations Chair
Website/Clubrunner Coordinator
Rotary Foundation
Club Foundation Chair
Grants Chair
Vocational Service
Literacy chair
Scholarship Chair
Club Service Chairman
Community Service
International Service
Youth Services Chair
Youth Exchange Officer
Youth Exchange Officer Assistant
Youth Exchange Counselor
Short Term Youth Exchange Officer
Youth/Interact Liaison
Auction Chair
Auction Co-Chair
Program/Greeter Chair
Fellowship Chair
Funding Committee Chair