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110 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

 Antonio Ortiz President Cristo Rey Jesuit High School - 3/31/2015

Rotary After Work

1st Tuesdays and

2nd & 4th Wednesdays

Letter Writing and Social - 3/25/2015

Annual Campaign for the ROTARY/One Foundation

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.  ROTARY ANNUAL CAMPAIGN PLEDGE CARD    

ROTARY/One Signature Service Project - JOB1

The Rotary Club of Chicago has provided summer youth employment and training for over ten years, assisting Chicago Public Schools junior and seniors.  Become a sponsor, employer, donor or adviser/mentor. For more information  ...FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE. 

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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Why Join Rotary?


ROTARY/One Foundation

Rotaract Club of Chicago
University of Chicago Rotaract Club

Mailing Address:
C/O Union League Club
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)

Pedro Cevallos-Candau,

David Phelps,
chief administrative officer

Nancy Phelps,
member services