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    A Message from the Rotary Club of Park Forest:


     


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    Weekly Speaker:
     
    Nikki Scott
    District 6450 Governor
     
    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Hidden Manna Cafe
    3613 W 216th  Street
      Matteson, IL  60443

    Lunch will be served from 12:15pm-12:55pm. 

    If you have any dietary needs please reply with your  
    requests when you RSVP. 

    The program begins promptly at 1pm

    Non Members are welcome. 
    The cost for lunch for non members is $12. 

    Message From Our President

     
      
    Ms. Tiffani Graham

     
     
     
     

    Our Park Forest Rotary Club is one of 33,334 clubs worldwide dedicated to community service, world peace, and international understanding. 

    We do this through local school involvement, financial contributions to local and international worthwhile charities, and community projects such as the Dictionary project giving dictionaries to 3rd graders, our Early Act programs and , as well as providing entertainment for the local community and promoting fellowship opportunities through our fundraising activities like our Pointsetta Plant Sale, The "Do It Yourself Messiah", Live/ Silent Auction and our Golden Opportunities Coupon Book sales

    Today, our club's membership includes over 20 men and women from all walks of life.  In the last three years alone, the Park Forest Rotary Club has contributed more than $40,000 in gifts and contributions.  We meet every Thursday from 12:15 until 1:30 at the University Park Golf Club & Conference Center in University Park, IL.

     

    The Rotary Club of Park Forest was chartered in 1953 with Rotary International . Our club is diverse in occupation, gender, and race. Following the weekly meal, we participate in a 30 minute program consisting of a visiting speaker or presentation.

    The Rotary was founded in 1905 in Chicago as an outlet for business and professional leaders who wanted to volunteer and give back to their community. Today, Rotary International includes more than 33,334 clubs in more than 160 countries worldwide. Rotarians meet weekly for fellowship and discussion of local, regional, national and global topics.

    The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:


    First: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

    Second: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

    Third: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

    Fourth: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

    We end each meeting by reciting our four way test in unison. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The 4-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions:

    "Of the things we think, say or do:

    Is it the TRUTH?
    Is it FAIR to all concerned?
    Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
    Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?"

    Where and when can you visit?
    We meet each Thursday for lunch at the University Park Golf Club and Conference Center located at:
    23520 Crawford Ave.
    University Park, IL 60466
    www.universitygolfclub.com
     
    2014-2015
    Rotary Club of Park Forest Leadership

    District Governor
    Nikki Scott

    Assistant Governor, Area P
    J.N Settles Sr.

     

     

    Jim Saxton
    2014-2015 President

    Rotary Club of Park Forest Leadership Team

    President
    Jim Saxton

    Vice-President
    TBA

    Secretary
    Candi Kleindorfer

    Sergeant-At-Arms
    Brian Vagt
     
    Treasurer
    Robert Pierce

    Membership
    TBA

    Avenues of Service

    Dan Graham


    Foundation Chair
    Robert Pierce

    Fundraising Chair
    Jim Saxton

    Program Chair

    Kelley Nichols

    Christel Allen


     

    Immediate Past President

    Tiffani Graham

     

    Past President's

    J.N Settles Sr.
    Janet Muchnik
    Eugene Sparing

    Grace Simpson
    Robert Pierce
    Dan Graham





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    Mailing Address:
    Rotary Club of Park Forest
    P.O. Box 73
    Park Forest, IL 60466

    (708) 374-7190
    A Virtual Office - Please leave your number and reason for the call.


     

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