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Rotary Club of Chicago

 
The World's First Service Club
 
 

July 29, 2014
 
JULY 29 12:10 PM: KAREN ATWOOD, Blue Cross Blue Shield
 Karen Atwood is president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL).  In this role, she oversees all of BCBSIL’s sales and marketing activities; its extensive health, wellness and medical management programs; its health care provider networks and relationships; and its government, public and community relations activities across Illinois.

Ms. Atwood joined BCBSIL in 1979.  Prior to becoming BCBSIL president, she served as divisional senior vice president of the company’s National Division, which manages more than 350 major national, municipal and labor accounts, representing nearly four million members.  Prior to that, she served as Health Care Service Corporation’s (HCSC) chief underwriter and held positions in financial operations, cost and budgets and financial reporting.  

Karen received her master’s degree in Business Administration from DePaul University in 1982 and her bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, in 1978.  She is a Certified Public Accountant.  

Karen is a member of the board of directors of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Civic Federation, as well as a member of the Board of Governors of the Metropolitan Planning Council.  She also serves on the board of trustees for DePaul University. 

She and her husband Mike live in Chicago and has two grown children.
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Club Meeting Times and Locations

Weekly Meetings

*Note: The first Tuesday of each month is Cosmopolitan Night at 6:00 and may be at other venues.

Second, Third and Fourth Tuesdays, 12:10 to 1:30 PM at the Union League Club
Additionally the club meets on the third Wednesday, at 6:30 PM at The Parthenon Restaurant in Greektown.
To confirm meeting times and make a reservation - please see Event Calendar.

 

 Tuesday Luncheon Location:

Second, Third and Fourth Tuesdays, 12:10 to 1:30 PM

Union League Club

65 West Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604

Dress Code:

Business or Business Casual

Luncheons are $35.00 per person *Unless otherwise noted in calendar


Reservations, please make a reservation by 3:00 each Monday

Online - Click on meeting date.

Email: RSVP@RotaryOne.Club
Luncheon reservations via voicemail: (312) 857-3161

Virtual Office, Cell Phone: (312) 372-3900 (not located at ULC)




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Rotary Club of Chicago

65 West Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604


Virtual Office

A Virtual Office - Please leave your number and reason for the call.
Luncheon Reservation & Voice-mail: (312) 857-3161
Rotary Cell Phone: (312) 372-3900

Email: Office@RotaryOne.Club


Pedro Cevallos, club president

David Phelps, chief administrative officer

Moya Belcaster, accounting, senior financial consultant

Nancy Phelps, member services

 
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Rotary was founded on February 23, 1905.  Leaders of the Rotary Club of Chicago went on to establish Rotary International in 1910. 



Club Leadership

2014-2015 Board of Directors and Committee Chairs (co-Chairs)


Pedro Cevallos, president
, secretary
Matt McNulty, treasurer 
Cheryl McIntyre, president elect

Paul McConville, president nominee

Khaled Akkawi, fellowship
Vanessa Allmon, director
Eric Cempel, director
Conor Gee, public relations & program

Gus R. Noble, director
Pancho Nunez, director
Marshall Schmitt, service director
Mike Faris, nominating chair
Don Garner, membership chair
Peter Schmitz, community co-chair
Kevin Swan, international chair
Phil Zaczek, community co-chair

 

Foundation Board of Trustees

 

Arol Augsburger, chair

Andrea Luehmann, vice chair

Jim Buik, treasurer

Gail Anderson, secretary

Robert Knuepfer

Paul McConville
Cheryl McIntrye
Ted Nebel
Mohan Rao

Meeting Times and Locations


Weekly Meetings

Tuesdays, 12:00 to 1:30 PM

*Note: The first Tuesday of each month is Rotary After Work at 5:30 and may be at other venues.

Location:

Union League Club

65 West Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604

Dress Code:

Business or Business Casual


Luncheons and Rotary After Work are $35.00 per person


Reservations, please make a reservation by 3:00 each Monday

Online - Click on meeting date.

Email: RSVP@RotaryOne.Club

Luncheon Reservations on voicemail: (312) 857-3161


Second and Fourth Wednesday Evenings
6:00 PM Social (Cash Bar)
6:30 - 7:30 PM Meeting (No Charge)

O'Brien's Restaurant - 1528 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL

Online reservation - please see Event Calendar.
 

Chicago Expansion Clubs

 


Rotary Club of Chicago Financial District  

Thursday 12:15 p.m.,

Union League Club

65 West Jackson Blvd  

Reservations for Lunch, please e-mail: info@rotarycfd.org

 
Rotary Club of Chicago Near South

- Wednesday 12:15 p.m.
 IIT Campus 3201 S State St
 

Rotary Club of Chicago Lakeview

- Thursday 12:15 p.m.
 2960 N. Lake Shore Dr
 

Rotary Club of Chicago Far North

- Tuesday 7:15 a.m.
 5333 N. Sheridan
 

Rotary Club of Chicago Northwest

- Thursday 7:15 p.m.
 3210 W. Irving Park Rd
 

Rotary Club of Chicago Southeast

- Thursday 6:15 p.m.

 7801 South State Street 


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