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113 years

The World's First Service Club    
Making a Difference Since 1905     
Trial for Masthead

ROTARY/One Goes to Sri Lanka
Visit Vanathy and Ravi Ravindran and Tour Sri Lanka

Trip limited to 16 persons.
Option to go to India for a Polio NID.
Sri Lanka - March 12 - 19, 2018
India - March 2 - 12
Sri Lanka and India NID March 2018 Club Trip


Rotary After Work: Fellowship Gathering - 1/2/2018
Luncheon: Nancy Gianni Chief Belief Officer, GiGi's Playhouse - 1/9/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 1/16/2018
Luncheon: Jon Eig, Author, Ali: A Life - 1/23/2018
Luncheon: Goli Sheikholeslami , CEO of Chicago Public Media - 1/30/2018

Rotary After Work: Tour of 1871 - 2/6/2018
Luncheon: Ginger S. Evans Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) - 2/13/2018
Luncheon: Engineers / STEM Panel Discussion - 2/20/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 2/27/2018

Rotary After Work: Evan Burrell, Scotch and Social - 3/6/2018
Luncheon: Greg Baise, CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Association - 3/13/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 3/20/2018

Luncheon: Thomas J. Dart, Cook County Sheriff - 4/10/2018
Luncheon:Charles Evans, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President - 4/17/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 4/24/2018

Luncheon: Greg Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Solutions - 5/8/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 5/15/2018
Luncheon: Chicago Woman of the Year - 5/22/2018
Luncheon: Debra Schwartz, Benefit Chicago - 5/29/2018

Luncheon: Tom Richards, CEO of CDW - 6/12/2018
Luncheon: President Installation - 6/19/2018
Luncheon: Club Assembly - Committee Meetings - 6/26/2018

Rotary After Hours, Social, Fellowship

Friday Roundtables - held most weeks at the ULC, 4th Floor Carvery

3rd Thursdays each month, Social/Networking
Rotary After Hours - 1/18/2018

Annual Campaign
Once a year the club seeks your support for its service projects through the annual campaign.  This year's goal is $75,000.  Please review the pledge card and consider giving generously.
You can complete the form and email
or mail to the office or bring to the club luncheon. 
If you prefer you can give online, 
For 2017 Foundation Pledge Card


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The Rotary Club of Chicago provides charitable grants and hands on service projects to dozens of Chicago and International nonprofit agencies.  The primary funding for these projects is from the club's annual campaign and earnings of the foundation. Please consider a gift to the campaign and support the many charitable program activities of Rotary. 



Making a Difference Since 1905
Rotarians Do Service


ROTARY/One Service


The Rotary Club of Chicago has provided summer youth employment and training for over twelve years, assisting Chicago Public Schools junior and seniors.  Become a sponsor, employer or donor. A $4000 gift will provide a full time eight week summer job at a Chicago charity.  Help a a non profit.    

2017-2018 Gyrators - Rotary's Newsletter

Prior Years

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 112 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  or text message only
Virtual Office:
(3 1 2) 3 7 2 - 3 9 0 0
(not located at ULC)

Conor Gee,

David Phelps,
chief administrative officer

Nancy Phelps,
member services  
Nancy Ashburn,