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The Rotary Club
of Naperville

Thursdays, 12:15 pm

Meson Sabika
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Club Mailing Address:
PO Box 2, Naperville IL 60566

4/19  Regular Meeting
The Fox
Environmental Superhero Steve Lord, Beacon News

Tokyo Bay 5:30 pm

5/3   Regular Meeting Festiville 2018


5/17  Regular Meeting Reclaim 13 Cassandra Ma

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2017-2018 Officers


John Norman
President Elect

Randy Ems

President Nominee

Rachel Ossyra
Past President

Nina Menis


Mary Lyn Hoffer


Kathryn Hoffman
Sergeant at Arms

Janet Derrick

Director Club Service

Colin Dalough
Dir Community Service

Alma Jones

Brian O’Malley
Dir Vocational Service

John Wightkin
Dir International Service

Dick Galitz

Public Relations Chair

Kristin Giannini
Rotary Foundation Chair

Curt Stowers
Membership Chair

Jason Altenbern
New Generations Chair

Kim White
Program Chair

Rachel Ossyra
Newsletter Editor

Christine Bloom
Audit Committee Chair

Denise Gierach

John Knobloch
Hearts & Flowers

Roger Iliff

Randy Ems

Paul Feith

Partners in Rotary

Sister Clubs

Naperville Rotary
New Gen

Naperville Rotary
After Dark

Feb 10 - Vancouver

Environmental Sustainability

Feb 17 - Beirut

Providing Clean Water

Feb 24 - Coventry

Fighting Disease

March 17 - Sydney

Growing Local Economies

April 28 - Taranto, Italy

Saving Mothers & Children

June 2 - Chicago

Supporting Education

Object of Rotary

Code of Conduct
HomeMemorial - Tom Bursh


Thomas W. "Tom" Bursh

April 30, 1925 - November 15, 2014

Thomas W. Bursh, age 89, a resident of Spring Meadows in Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2014 at Edward Hospital. He was born April 30, 1925 in Sandwich, IL.

Thomas is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Virginia; his loving sons, Tom (Karen) Bursh and Rick (Laura) Bursh; his grandchildren, Jennifer Lee Bursh, Andrew Thomas (Nicole) Bursh, Brittany (Adam) Countryman, Kelly (Matt) Timmons and Nicholas Bursh; his great-grandchildren, Carli and Tyler, Braden and Cody. Tom worked his entire career, 38 years with Western Electric Company, beginning at the Hawthorne Works where he met his bride Ginny. Upon retirement at the age of 58 he dedicated himself to an active volunteer role. Tom was involved with many Naperville organizations throughout the years. He was once president of Hawthorne Credit Union, overseeing the construction of its facility on Diehl Road and later Naperville Blvd. He was very involved along with wife Ginny with the Naperville Settlement, once being president and chairing the Antique Show fundraiser. He was elected to the Naperville Board of Education District 203 and later became president. His involvement was at the time Naperville North was constructed. The mayor appointed him to the board of Naperville Public Library and later elected president of the board. Active with Naperville Rotarians, he once served as president. He served as chairman of Congressman Fawell's advisory committee on education and was the district coordinator of the US Bicentennial Constitution and Bill of Rights competition with Bolingbrook winning state competition.