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The Rotary Club of Carpentersville-Morning

Carpentersville Morning

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Denny's
200 Springhill Dr.
Carpentersville, IL  60110
United States
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We're back! And this year even better!! Check the official race website for full event information!! Sign up before July 26 to receive your FREE 2015 RaceWay 5K T-Shirt!!!
 

 
 
 
The 2015 Season is 5 weeks with still a lot of fun to be had!! Check our 2015 KickBall Konfederation Photo Album for all the latest pics updated weekly now until the end of the season. Follow us on Facebook for even more live coverage!
 

 
 
We had a great evening filled with plentiful mustaches, madness and mayhem!!! Thanks to everyone who come out and had a good time supporting our organization! It was a very entertaining night filled with dancing, socializing, eating, racing, lip singing, an unbeatable pinata, door prizes and a $500 cash draw. Check all the nights pics in the 2015 Mustache Bash Photo Album!!
 

 
 
Congratulations to this years recipients of our Annual Jim Krenz Memorial Scholarship who were presented their awards at our weekly meeting on June 10, 2015. Two very bright and positive young ladies who have a lot to look forward too with the educational paths that each of them have chose. Best of luck ladies! You are always welcome to come back and visit and share with us your experience on taking the next step to becoming responsible adults.
 
Thank you to all those who support us for making this happen and to the Krenz Family for their continued support and donations to make this a successful scholarship for a 3rd year in a row!
 

 
 
The New Jerri Hoffmann Child & Family in Center from the Children Home & Aid Organization here in Carpentersville will provide top notch child care opportunities for those who seek and for those who qualify for assistance. Children who are currently enrolled and the old facility who will be soon moving to the new facility will experience a major upgrade and increased enjoyment for everything the new center has to offer.
 
Recently Julie Carson from the Children Home & Aid Organization visited our club to discuss the latest and greatest with the new facility. Set to open in July, the new state of the art facility will quickly become one of the premier child care facilities in our local community and any parent interested in enrolling their child should consider sooner than later. The center does provide government assistance for those who qualify which will allow any parent to still provide excellent childcare at a much reduced rate which is very beneficial for the parent and child in many ways! For more information about enrollment and the new center itself  you can contact Julie at: 847.426.9505 or jcarson@childrenshomeandaid.org.
 

 
 
Through his life of service author Robert Beezat is a very loving individual who has lived a great life and shares what he has learned through his book "Knowing & Loving: The Keys to Real Happiness" so that others can benefit from the knowledge he has obtained over the years. The hopes behind the book is that others can also live a good life or ask the questions they need to start the path to a better life.
 
Recently Robert spoke to our club and discussed the meaning behind his book and shared with some of his fondest memories which have developed him into the man he is today. In his words "We are born to know and love" and through that we as individuals are able to make life decisions tha will hopefully will lead us to live a good authentic life. Most people can relate to what Robert has to say and reading his book can benefit you in more ways than one. to learn mor about Robert and hi book visit his link here: http://www.robertbeezat.com.
 

 
Despite the slight chill and wind many students and their parents came out for our 3rd Annual Carpentersville Community Kickoff To Summer Celebration!   
 
 
 
A great afternoon of some very entertaining Jazz music brought to us by the Jazz Consortium Big Band...
 
 
 
Gambling is not a glamorous or highly publicized addiction but it is a n addiction none the less!
 
 
 
With 37 complete baskets we were all ready for our 4th Annual Easter basket distribution...
 
 
 
Another successful spring highway cleanup in the books! It was a cold spring morning and members and volunteers still came out to clean up our sections of adopted highway and did our part to make our little section of Carpentersville that much more beautiful! Thanks to everyone who came out and joined the fun! Check out all the action shots in our 2015 Spring Highway Clean Up photo album.
 

 
 
A lot of good can be said about our local Shop with A Cop program and it is all thanks to the hard work and dedication that CPD Joe Pilarski and Griselda Hernandez put in over the last several years which have developed this program to the great annual event it is today!
 
 
 
Any person or child raised by a single parent knows how difficult it can be to live a normal life style but Korey Huges has not let that hold him back and is quickly developing into a great young adult with all the potential to make a difference in anything he does.
 
 
 
Another successful month long toiletries drive for our local FISH food pantry here in Carpentersville. Collecting the remaining items from our collection points and turning them in on the last Wednesday of the month as we volunteered for the day helping providing much needed food and toiletry items to local families...
 
 
 
Check out the latest pictures from our first international last spring in El Vaquero SLP, Mexico. Alvaro and his family are deeply enjoying their new super adobe house and are starting to realize all the benefits and protection from the elements this type of structure is providing them versus the typical low grade housing they are use to! More info to come!
 

 
 
Here is our very own Tina Curtis with Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang and his lovely wife during his recent visit to the Chicago land are in early January
 

 
 
 

ImageWhen anyone ever inquires about Rotary the usual first question is "What is Rotary?". After that is explained the second question usually is "Does it cost anything to be a member?" The answers is YES! Every Rotary Club has dues and each club is different...

 
 
 

Got Musical Instruments?...

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... that are old and you are willing to donate? The Rotary Club of Carpentersville-Morning is teaming up with the District 300 Foundation to get the word out about their ongoing Instrument Drive dedicated to provide local students the opportunity to have access to musical instruments that normally would not be available...

 
 
 

Carpentersville Rotary is always open to welcoming new speakers to our weekly meetings. Anyone with interest please let us know so we can schedule a time and date...

 
 
 

We are always welcoming new and prospective members!

 
 
 
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