Rotary Club of Antioch-IL

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The Rotary Club of Antioch is collaborating with Antioch and Lakes High Schools (D117) to host a monthly Virtual Vocational Pathways Discussion Panel via Zoom beginning on January 20 at 6:30 pm. This Panel is made up of Local Fire Departments, Police Departments, EMS Educators, Lake County High Schools Technology Campus advisors, College of Lake County advisors, District 117 Staff and Rotary members to help create pathways for students into the Vocational Trades. For further information and how to participate 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.
ShelterBox AidSee what it takes to become a ShelterBox Response Team member. 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. 
Until further notice the club is doing virtual meetings on Thursday's at 7:30 am using the ZOOM meeting app. If you have any questions or need assistance about participating in the meeting, click here to contact John Cook.

 
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.

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

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