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Rotamorr March 20th

Andrea Buckman  | Published on 3/28/2018
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ROTAMORR   March 13th, 2018


Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Morris, Illinois

Chartered July 1, 1915

“Celebrating 101 Years”

  March 20th, 2018

  Porsha Johnson  
Joliet Slammers


                 The 2017 Rotary game night raised over $3,300 back just individaul ticket sales with the Slammers.  This year we will be having a table for our backpacking program on the concorse, also there will also be the silent auction for the District. 
                    Game: Friday, July 20th at the Joliet Route 66 Stadium in Downtown Joliet
                              - Gates open at 6:05pm, Game starts at 7:05pm - ** Fireworks right afte the game **

                           ** FREE Pre-game cocktail hour at 5:30pm @ the Stadium Hall of Fame Room off Jefferson Street **

                    Tickets are only $10 each with $5 coming back to the clubs!


                 Thank you Porsha for coming tonight and sharing this information.  We are excited to come to the statium for the Rotary night coming up in July! 



* As of 7/25/17 - Updated location for meetings in Maria's Ristorante and Pizzeria*
  - Location: 1591 N Division Street
                    Morris, IL 60450
  - At Maria's, members will be billed for food on quarterly Statements. *only if you eat*



 Upcoming Events:
  • May 5 - 6th - District Conference in Burr Ridge - Need one VOLUNTEER (2 people Rotarian/Spouse) which is already paid. 
  • July 20th - Joliet Slammers Game - Rotary Night - everyone is required to buy a minimum of 2 tickets
  • September 15th - SHRED Day at Morris Building and Loan from 9am to 1pm


Meeting Recap:
  • Charlie opened the meeting at 5:45 pm. 
  • Starting 7/25 will be meeting at Maria's Ristorante and Pizzeria at 1591 N Division Street, Morris,IL


Charlie Gibbs

Pledge of Allegiance

Charlie Gibbs 

Four-Way Test

Alan Ferrari


 Jim Wright

Guests: Porsha Johnson

Sergeant-at-Arms –  

$$Happy Bucks$$


Heads & Tails Winner:   

THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think say or do:
First: Is it the TRUTH? Third: Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Second: Is it FAIR to all concerned? Fourth: Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

The next Morris Rotary meeting will be held on March 27th, @ Grundy County Historical Society.

*The Club continues to look for new members to continue to grow the membership. If interested in attending a meeting please feel free to join us anytime. We have adjusted our meeting times to start at 5:45 pm on Tuesday nights and to conclude by 6:45 pm with an option to have dinner immediately following.*

  2017-2018 Calendar of Events  
Date Program
March       27th @ Grundy County Historical Society  
April           3rd TBA
April          10th Damon Sloan - Why University of St. Francis
April          17th Back Packing @ White Oak
April          24th TBA  


Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
  1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  2. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
  3. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life;
  4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Club Officers 2017-2018
President ** Charlie Gibbs
President-Elect **  
Vice-President/Programs ** Need VP – Deb Baker (Programs)
Secretary ** Andrea Buckman
Treasurer ** Tom Talarico
Sergeant-at-Arms ** Jim Ringer
Directors & Committee Chairs 2017-2018
Club Service Projects Director ** Amy Carr
Club Administration Director ** Charlie Gibbs
Club Membership Director ** Alan Ferrari
International Service Director ** Art Hornsby
Rotary Foundation John Carr
Charity Fundraiser  
Scholarship Committee Chair Jim Wright
Back Pack Committee Chair Alan Ferrari
ROTAMORR Editor Amy Carr
Public Relations Chair Rich Mitchell
District Assistant Governor Lisa Allen
Youth Chair/Interact Liaison Amy Carr
Planning Committee Draw Down Amy Carr
Interact Advisor – Morris Community H.S. Amy Carr




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