Rotary Club of Antioch-IL

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Melodies and memories

The nonprofit Music Mends Minds, launched by Rotary member Carol Rosenstein, provides people with memory loss an opportunity to reconnect through song.

Imagine Melbourne

Join us to Imagine What’s Next at the 2023 Rotary International Convention in Australia

Rotary and ShelterBox renew global partnership

Rotary and ShelterBox renew global partnership

Why Rotary is committed to mangroves

When Lindy Knowles thinks back to his childhood in the Bahamas, a particular tree is the backdrop of the best memories: the mangrove. Spindly, with twisted roots, mangroves thrive in tidal areas around the islands, including a creek near his grandmother’s house. Knowles learned to fish among

Houston clubs raise awareness about the environment, human trafficking

Convention attendees are encouraged to learn about what Houston Rotary members are doing to combat two issues facing their community.

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Ailisa McKenzie wife of Rotarian Ewan McKenzie passed away on March 12th. Ewan and Ailisa were frequent visitors to our club as guests of Rotarian Rick Kuhen and has supported our auction for several years by donating a week stay at their home in Waimate, New Zealand.
Click here for Ailsia's full obituary.
ShelterBox AidThe Antioch Rotary Club received the ShelterBox HERO recognition for Rotary year 2020-2021 for the clubs continued support of their relief efforts around the world. . Founded by a Rotary member in the United Kingdom in 2000, ShelterBox responds to natural and manmade disasters, providing temporary shelter and other essential nonfood aid to displaced people around the world.
For further information about ShelterBox Click Here 
To see our award and letter of recognition click Read More.
The Antioch Rotary Club's program Relief Through Leadership has again helped refurnish and repurpose chrome-books and distribute them to those who need such technology. It began as a program to provide some relief to Puerto Rico in help recovering from the hurricanes of 2017, is now able to help by donating chrome-books to the Rotary Club of Elmhurst in Rotary District 6440 who distributed them to local organizations to new owners in need of such technology. For complete story click "Read More"
Jennifer E. Jones, a member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada, has been nominated to become Rotary International’s president for 2022-23, a groundbreaking selection that will make her the first woman to hold that office in the organization’s 115-year history.
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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Welcome to our Club!
Antioch

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 7:15 AM
Johnny's Snack Shop
1500 Main Street
or send mail to PO Box 35
Antioch, IL 60002
United States of America
>>Meetings alternate<< 1st and 3rd Thursdays are 7:15 am 2nd and 4th Thursdays are 5:30 pm if 5th Thursday, 7:15 am
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Sergeant at Arms
Club Service Chairman
Membership chair
Auction Chair
Club Foundation Chair
Fellowship Chair
Website/Clubrunner Coordinator
Community Service
Funding Committee Chair
International Service
Vocational Service
Youth Services Chair
Youth Exchange Officer
Youth Exchange Officer Assistant
Scholarship Chair
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