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Celebrating 30 Years of Caring About Kids & Community in 2020!

Schaumburg A.M. Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesday mornings from 7 - 8:30 am with the exception of the last Wednesday of the month when there is no meeting.
Egg Harbor Cafe
1310 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173
United States of America
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Our community faces unprecedented challenges due to the economic fallout related to the COVID-19 public health crisis, including the increased demand for food assistance.  Responding to that need, the Rotary Club of Schaumburg A.M. donated $2,000 to the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry to meet the immediate need for help.  This donation in part was made possible by a Rotary District 6440 Foundation matching grant.
 
Schaumburg A.M. Rotary Club president Rev. Jerry Hays stated that "As Rotarians we are committed to service, especially in times such as we are experiencing now. It is a priority for us to assist others in need and supporting the food pantry fits that priority."
 
Pete Justen
President of Schaumburg AM Rotary
when the club was chartered on March 20, 1990
Photo by Joe Lewnard | Daily Herald Staff Photographer
 
The following was written by Eric Peterson of the Daily Herald
March 14, 2020
 
How military background inspired five decades
of community service for Schaumburg veteran
 
When Pete Justen moved his young family to Schaumburg in August 1968, the 11 years of military experience he brought with him inspired a need to serve his adopted community.
 
Now at 83, Justen's service to Schaumburg and fellow veterans continues in a variety of ways.
 
 
Schaumburg AM Rotary invites local students pursuing vocational or trade careers and working toward an associate degree, diploma or certificate to apply for $1,500 scholarships.   Rotary encourages education and will grant 10 scholarships this spring to students living in Chicago’s north, northwest and many western suburbs.
 
This program is designed to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need who will be pursuing education/training beyond high school in a vocational or technical area.  It is not intended for students pursuing traditional four-year Bachelor’s degree programs.  
 
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Operation Warm Winter Coats
 
You can make a difference in your community by providing a colorful, high quality, new winter coat to a child in need.
 
A new winter coat offers an economically disadvantaged child -
  • physical & emotional warmth
  • confidence to socialize & succeed
  • hope for a brighter future
While a donation in any amount is appreciated, $20 will provide one warm winter coat for a child from a low income family struggling to make ends meet.
 
 
Your donation will be held in the Schaumburg A.M. Rotary account at Operation Warm for future coat purchase/donation.
 
Thank you for giving the gift of warmth, confidence and hope to kids in need!
 
 
Speakers
Aditya Prathap
Apr 08, 2020
Borgen Project Ambassador
Neeha
Apr 22, 2020
Girl Scout Project benefiting VOS Senior Center
No Speaker-No Meeting
Apr 29, 2020
Last Wednesday of the Month
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President
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Secretary
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Membership Chair
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Web Site Coordinator
Rotary Foundation
Grants Chair
Vocational Service Chair
Community Service Chair
Youth Service Chair
International Service Chair
Club Service Chair
Club Service Chair
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Virtual Meeting Coordinator
Honorary Club Members
Honorary membership is the highest distinction that a Rotary club may bestow and should be conferred only in exceptional cases.
 
Clubs may grant this membership classification to individuals in recognition of meritorious service that embodies the ideals of Rotary and/or for permanent support of Rotary’s mission and initiatives.
 
Schaumburg A.M. Rotary is pleased to designate the following individuals as honorary members of our club.
 
  • Peter Justen
  • Judy Hennip
  • Paul Hennip