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113 years

The World's First Service Club    
Making a Difference Since 1905     
Trial for Masthead


Luncheon: Club Assembly - Annual Meeting & Committee Meetings - 2/27

Rotary After Work: Evan Burrell, Social Media - 3/6
Luncheon: Greg Baise, CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Association - 3/13
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 3/20
Luncheon: CURE Epilepsy Panel - 3/27/2018

Rotary After Work: Tour of 1871 - 4/3
Luncheon: Thomas J. Dart, Cook County Sheriff - 4/10
Luncheon:Charles Evans, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President - 4/17
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 4/24

Rotary After Work: David Breen - 5/1/2018
Luncheon: Greg Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Solutions - 5/8
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 5/15
Luncheon: Chicago Woman of the Year - 5/22
Luncheon: Debra Schwartz, Benefit Chicago - 5/29

Rotary After Work: TBD - 6/5/2018
Luncheon: Tom Richards, CEO of CDW - 6/12
Luncheon: President Installation - 6/19
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 6/26

Rotary After Hours, Social, Fellowship

Friday Roundtables - held most weeks at the ULC, 4th Floor Carvery 
Friday Roundtable - Networking At The ULC Carvery - 2/23/2018

Rotary After Hours, 3rd Thursdays each month, Social/Networking
Rotary After Hours - 3/15
Rotary After Hours - 4/19
Rotary After Hours - 5/17
Rotary After Hours - 6/21

Special Events

District 6450 Annual Conference - 5/5-6
Basic Education And Literacy Presidential Peacebuilding Conference - 6/2
Rotary International Convention - Toronto - 6/23
Governor Pedro Cevallos-Candau Installation - 6/30
JOB1 Annual Appreciation and Awards - 8/14

ROTARY/One Service Projects
Come Out and Volunteer

March 15-21

Job1 - ROTARY/One Signature Project

Review Summer Internship Applications

Union League Club

April 4

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative - Essay Contest

“What My Father Means to Me” - Rotarians help review essays
Union League Club

April 7
World Health Run

April 7, 11, 21 & 28

Job1 - ROTARY/One Signature Project

Participate in Saturday training sessions

Union League Club

May 19

A Safe Haven Stand Down Day

May 23
JOB1 JobFair - Interview Summer Interns
Union League Club


July 14

A Safe Haven 5K Run to End Homelessness

Montrose Harbor, Chicago

July 14 & 15

4th Annual Jesse White "Off to College" Trunk Party

Annual Campaign
Once a year the club seeks your support for its service projects through the annual campaign.  This year's goal is $75,000.  Please review the pledge card and consider giving generously.
You can complete the form and email
or mail to the office or bring to the club luncheon. 
If you prefer you can give online, 
For 2017 Foundation Pledge Card


SUPPORT THE ROTARY/One Foundation when shopping on Amazon.  
 All you have to do is register ROTARY/One in your profile and link into Amazon Smile.  A percentage of your purchases will benefit the foundation.  
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The Rotary Club of Chicago provides charitable grants and hands on service projects to dozens of Chicago and International nonprofit agencies.  The primary funding for these projects is from the club's annual campaign and earnings of the foundation. Please consider a gift to the campaign and support the many charitable program activities of Rotary. 



Making a Difference Since 1905
Rotarians Do Service


ROTARY/One Service


The Rotary Club of Chicago has provided summer youth employment and training for over twelve years, assisting Chicago Public Schools junior and seniors.  Become a sponsor, employer or donor. A $4000 gift will provide a full time eight week summer job at a Chicago charity.  Help a a non profit.    

2017-2018 Gyrators - Rotary's Newsletter

Prior Years

ROTARY/One History

The Rotary Club of Chicago was founded on February 23, 1905.  Leaders of the club went on to establish Rotary International in 1910.  Paul Harris, Rotary's founder, became the first international president and Ches Perry, of ROTARY/One became the first general secretary of the newly formed international office.   The Rotary Club of Chicago, operating as ROTARY/One, the world's first service club, has for 112 years remained dedicated to the Rotary Movement and its continued growth to over 200 countries. ...FOR MORE ABOUT ROTARY'S HISTORY PLEASE CLICK HERE.  

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ROTARY/One Foundation

Rotaract Club of Chicago
University of Chicago Rotaract Club

Mailing Address:
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604 
Meeting Reservations:
All welcome, please register in advance in CALENDAR.
(3 1 2) 8 5 7 - 3 1 6 1
Voice mail  or text message only
Virtual Office:
(3 1 2) 3 7 2 - 3 9 0 0
(not located at ULC)

Conor Gee,

David Phelps,
chief administrative officer

Nancy Phelps,
member services  
Nancy Ashburn,