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Chair: 

Gerry Cassioppi

Phone:

(630) 428-8888

Email:

gcassioppi@nycalaw.com

 

 

 

 

Members:

Bonnie Ansburg, Julie Carlsen, Diane Ferris, Tonia Khouri, Leo LeSage, Scott Mitchell, Charles McLimans, Chuck Newman and Erin O’Donnell

 

 

 

 

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"The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.  The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world" 

From the number one goals of the eradication of polio to disaster recovery worldwidethe programs and grants of the Rotary Foundation are changing the world. The programs and grants can finance a well for a village that lacks clean water, improve the environment, or provide scholarships to educate the next generation. 

The Rotary Foundation

The Foundation Committee of The Rotary Club of Naperville develops and implements a plan tosupport The Rotary Club of Naperville, its members and the Foundation through program participation and financial contributions.  "Foundation" refers to The Rotary Foundation which is connected to Rotary International and is a Foundation that funds programs worldwide.  

                                                                                                                                                         

Responsibilities


1. EducateClub members about the Foundation and related Club, District and Foundationgoals.

2. EncourageClub members to participate in Foundation programs and support the Foundationfinancially.

3. Worktoward achieving the Club’s Foundation goals for the coming year.

 

Current Projects

Tour to Rotary International In Evanston, Illinois

  • New Rotarians and others are invited to what will be an exciting and informative tour of Rotary International in Evanston, Illinois, a program, and lunch.
  • Our last trip wascompleted August 17, 2012.

 

Every Rotarian Every Year (EREY) & Paul Harris Society Sustaining Member

  • EREY is a program through the Rotary Foundation that provides the opportunity for every member of our Club to donate $100 per year to go to various projects worldwide the Rotary Foundation sponsors.  Our Club's goal is for every member of our Club to be an EREY!!!! 
  • If you want to become an EREY or want more information contact any committee member.
  • Paul Harris Society Sustaining Member.  This program through the Rotary Foundation gives a member of our club the opportunity to donate $1,000 per year to The Rotary Foundation and become a sustaining member.  We have members of our club who have made this commitment and would like to invite others to become sustaining members!!!  If you would like information about this program, contact any committee member.

 Paul Harris Recognition Event

  • The Rotary Club of Naperville is a 100% Paul Harris Club. It is a significant honor to be a Paul Harris Fellow, and to be eligible, a Club member must contribute $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation. The pin that accompanies this honor is recognized throughout the rotary world and immediately identifies someone who is committed to the Rotary Foundation’s worldwide mission.  This is an outstanding accomplishment made possible through a matching fund program from Naperville Rotary Charities.
  • Each year The Rotary Club of Naperville recognizes those in our Club who have donated to the Rotary Foundation and others in our community who exemplify the value of service above self. 
To learn more, please talk to any Rotary ClubFoundation committee member or go to Rotary International web site. 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rotary Foundation Committee develops and implements a plan to support The Rotary Foundation thorugh program participation and financial contriubtions.   "Foundation" refers to The Rotary Foundation** which is connected to Rotary International and is a foundation that funds programs worldwide.