Rotary Club of Antioch-IL

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The streets were packed in Antioch during the July 4th parade. 
 
Here are a few pictures as the floats gathered before the fun started. 
  
Pictured are also Short-term Summer Rotary Youth Exchange match between the US (far right) and Germany (center). 
 
 
 
Thanks to those that contributed to the fundraiser.
 
 
Hope to see you again next year!
We brewed up a spell for Harry Potter Goblet Set Raffle at the Antioch Chamber of Commerce WIZARDS WEEKEND on June 15th. 
 
RAFFLE WINNER WAS NUMBER 086
 
    
 
 
When the weather starts to get cold, and the holiday season is upon us, the Rotary Club of Antioch realize not all are able to provide a traditional holiday meal to their families.  
 
About 75 "baskets" of groceries were filled and delivered for Thanksgiving.  This will be repeated for Christmas and help during the winter school break. 
ROTARIANS:  Put your woolies on and join us of the deliveries on Sunday December 17th 9am (behind Piggly Wiggly).   Rotary friends welcome to participate in this giving.
 
 
You did it again!   Proceeds from our local community support, donations, dinner guests, and auction bidders went towards the Antioch Rotary Scholarship, Inc.  These funds fuel students continuing education at universities or in the trades.  
 
CONSIDER BECOMING A ROTARIAN.  We are looking for new members to help with community programs - please consider joining us for a meeting to learn more.

Thanks to everyone that supported the Rotary Club of Antioch during the Independence Day parade and afternoon fundraiser.

Donations have allowed the Antioch Rotary Scholarship to provide over 2 million dollars to High School graduates from Antioch and Lakes Community High Schools.

Proceeds from July 4th fundraiser rubber-duckie races 50/50 raffle, dunk tank, and face painting go toward projects in Antioch and local community.

Look for future posts about the annual dinner and auction the first Saturday in October.

SEEKING MEMBERS!
 
Check-out all that Rotary does as a global non-denominational non profit that was started in Chicago over 100 years ago.  Through the Rotary Club of Antioch as a way to contribute to the local or international community.  
 
ShelterBox Aid

ShelterBox, an internationally known disaster relief organization and one of Rotary's key partners, originated as a Rotary club project that aimed to help eight to 10 families a year.

But support from Rotary members and clubs during the past two decades has helped ShelterBox achieve the flexibility and scale to serve more than 2 million people who have survived environmental disasters and conflicts around the world.

For more information 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"
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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Antioch

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.
Valley Ridge Golf Course
40150 N RT 59
Antioch, IL 60002
United States of America
Phone:
(847) 997-1627
All meetings at Valley Ridge Golf Course Regular meetings are 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays 2nd and 4th are for Board and committee meetings all members are welcome at all meetings
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