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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


2/15  No Regular Meeting

2/21  Board Meeting 
Naperville Bank & Trust, 4:30pm

2/22  Regular Meeting
Congressman Bill Foster

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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

Past Recipients of the Rotary Clubs of Naperville's Service above Self Awards




The Rotary Club of Naperville is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who are residents of the 203 or 204 School District attendance area. The primary criteria for selection are demonstrated leadership qualities, school service, and community service.

The following is a breakdown of the different scholarships available to students and payable for one year only. Click on the application form you wish to use under the name of the scholarships. 

Gene Drendel Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship was introduced to honor Gene Drendel who was a distinguished Rotarian, a long-time and well-respected educator, and life-long resident of Naperville. This scholarship is awarded to one high school senior who demonstrates academic and athletic excellence while providing service to his or her community.

Service Above Self Scholarship. This $4,000 scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who successfully demonstrate academic excellence and a substantial commitment to service.

Make a Difference North Central College Scholarship This $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a local high school senior who will be attending North Central College and has an interest in leadership, service, and displays the spirit of Rotary.  In the case of multiple qualified candidates, the scholarship may be divided between them.

PDF Doc application - click 2018 Rotary Scholarship Application 2 pdf       
Word Doc application - click 2018 Rotary Scholarship Application

At-Hope Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is for a high school senior who is able to demonstrate overcoming a challenge over the course of their high school career. One scholarship will be awarded for each of the five local high schools.

Completed applications are due March 31, 2018
Late applications will not be accepted.

Note - As this form is a PDF and/or a word doc – you will be able to type your information/answers directly on it, save it and send the saved electronic copy to us at the email address below or you may type or print (in ink) all information requested and mail it to the mailing address below.  If necessary, use additional paper/add a word.doc to answer questions.  Clarity and neatness are important. Typed application preferred. Handwritten accepted.

Submissions due on March 31,2018.

Finalists will be honored at the annual Scholarship Breakfast at Meson Sabika on June 7, 2018. 

For questions, please email the Vocational Director/Chair John Wightkin .info

You may apply to both scholarships by filling out both apllications.