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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
In-person and zoom meetings suspended.
 
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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. 
 
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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.

 
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