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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Wauconda!

Wauconda

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Wauconda Chamber of Commerce Bldg.
100 N. Main St, 2nd Fl. Activity Center
Wauconda, IL 60084
United States of America
1st & 3rd Wednesdays 7AM
 
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Rotary Club of Wauconda happenings
 
 
Last Friday, Rotary clubs from around district 6440 served as bellringers at entrances at Woodfield mall. This was done in conjunction with the Salvation Army's annual Woodfield Radiothon. Wauconda had four members at the event, Fred Holtgren, Steve Kutschat, Bill Hogan, and Bryan Anderson. Thank you all for pitching in on a great event. 
 
Rotary Club of Wauconda along with the Lions Club of Wauconda and the FBLA (Wauconda H.S.) will provide meals for seniors. 
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Rotary is a volunteer organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and help build goodwill and peace. About 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas conduct projects to address today’s challenges — including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns — while encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations.

As the world’s largest private provider of international scholarships, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International helps more than 1,000 students annually to study abroad and serve as cultural ambassadors. Rotary also partners with seven prestigious universities around the world, providing opportunities to earn a master’s degree in peace and conflict resolution.

PolioPlus is Rotary’s flagship program. By the time polio is eradicated, Rotary club members will have contributed US$850 million and countless volunteer hours to immunize more than two billion children in 122 countries. Rotary is a spearheading partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, along with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Founded in Chicago in 1905 as the world’s first volunteer service organization, Rotary quickly expanded around the globe. Today, club members meet weekly to plan service projects, discuss community and international issues, and enjoy fellowship. Clubs are nonpolitical and open to every race, culture, and creed.

 
Rotary in the news
The Conversation: Jeanne Gang

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Small scholarships help Illinois adults build their careers

Small scholarships help adults return to school and trade a job for a career - In a seemingly affluent Chicago suburb, poverty stops many adult students from affording classes to advance their skillsets. Local Rotary clubs are helping pay for school.

Nature & Nurture

With help from a Rotary Foundation global grant, a group of women in rural Costa Rica are using ecotourism to enrich their families' futures.

The world stopped. They didn’t

These 10 workers put service above self when it counted most

African region declared free of wild poliovirus

Rotary and its GPEI partners celebrate a monumental achievement, say global eradication of wild polio is possible with the continued dedication and persistence of Rotarians