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111 years

The World's First Service Club    
Founded February 23, 1905     
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Rotary hosts a variety of meetings and events monthly.  Luncheon speakers, after work tours, social / networking luncheons and after hours gatherings, hands on service projects and special events.  Visit the club CALENDAR or MEETINGS & EVENTS LISTING for all activities in upcoming months. Advance registration is required.  All welcome.   




Luncheons: 12:10 pm

Tuesdays at the

Union League Club

Rotary After Work

1st Tuesdays

 Changed for December to 2nd Tuesday


Rotary After Hours

Friday Roundtables - held weekly at the ULC, 4th Floor Carvery
3rd Thursdays each month, Social/Networking
Rotary International District 6450 at the 2015 Thanksgiving Da...

WGN-America's coverage of the 2015 Thanksgiving Day Parade down State Street in Chicago, 1 block away from Rotary's Birthplace...

Posted by Rotary District 6450 on Thursday, November 26, 2015

ROTARY/One History

The Rotary Club of Chicago was founded on February 23, 1905.  Leaders of the club went on to establish Rotary International in 1910.  Paul Harris, Rotary's founder, became the first international president and Ches Perry, of ROTARY/One became the first general secretary of the newly formed international office.   The Rotary Club of Chicago, operating as ROTARY/One, the world's first service club, has for 110 years remained dedicated to the Rotary Movement and its continued growth to over 200 countries. ...FOR MORE ABOUT ROTARY'S HISTORY PLEASE CLICK HERE.  

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ROTARY/One Foundation

Rotaract Club of Chicago
University of Chicago Rotaract Club

Mailing Address:
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604 
Meeting Reservations:
All welcome, please register in advance in CALENDAR.
(3 1 2) 8 5 7 - 3 1 6 1
Voice mail only
Virtual Office:
(3 1 2) 3 7 2 - 3 9 0 0
(not located at ULC)

Cheryl McIntyre,

David Phelps,
chief administrative officer

Nancy Phelps,
member services  
Nancy Ashburn,