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 Wednesdays, 7:00 AM


Mother's Restaurant
2290 W. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL

Interested? Call Tom Clark at 630.584.3447
 
 
Missed a meeting? Want to know what we are up to? Stay caught up by clicking on the "News" link on the left menu.

FOR IMPORTANT ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE DATES PLEASE CLICK ON "YOUTH EXCHANGE" ABOVE


Aurora Sunrise Rotary Honors Mutual Ground Executive Director, Michelle Meyer with Paul Harris Fellowship
 
15th Annual Wine and Chocolate Experience
Was an Overwhelming Success!
Thank You To Our Sponsors
Wine Sponsor
Presence Mercy Medical Center
Valet Sponsor
Orchard Road Animal Hospital

Dinner Sponsor
Master Uniform

Electronic Bidding Sponsor
Rush Copley Medical Center

Save The Date January 28th 2018
For Our 16th Annual!
Any questions please contact Joe Kosner at 630-709-9767 or email jkosner@amfam.com
 



            
 
Aspen Lane Wine Company is a locally owned winery who helps to provide funding to local charities through wine sales. Here is there mission statement:
All of the profits from every bottle of wine we sell will go to help non-profit organizations dedicated to helping children and adults with special needs.
By clicking on the link below and going to "Our Partners" find Aurora Sunrise Rotary. Then sign up to the wine club. It is that easy to help the groups that Aurora Sunrise Rotary serves.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Club President Chris Olson with District Governor Ron Broida
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Out-Bounds and In-Bounds
2016-2017 Youth Exchange
Out-Bound

Ana Magana     Slovak Republic

Emma Boyle     Thailand

Madeline Smith   Faroe Islands

McKenzie Fitzpatrick    Mexico

In-Bound

Chloe Tirard   from France

Patricia Pfefferer From Austria
Chloe and Patricia will be attending West Aurora High School this year.
 
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Wine and Chocolate Experience 2016
 
We would like to thank everyone who helped to make our event an incredible success.
Save the date for next years event!
January 29th 2017
 
 
 
 
   
Why Is Exchange So Important to Rotary?

I left home to live my dream, go to a different country, meet new people and live with different families, but I never thought that those families could become more than a host family. All the people that I met during my exchange were incredible. This year literally changed my life. It helped me discover who I really am. All the experiences that I went through this year will always be in my heart.
I just want to say thank you to everyone who was with me this year and thanks Rotary for making the exchange possible.
The time flew by fast, now I'm back in Colombia, sharing all my amazing experiences that feel they just happened yesterday.

 

 

 
 
In-bound 17 years ago Megan Hicks visited us once again from Australia with her family
 
 
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Slovakian Exchange Student Juraj presented his country to our club recently. Juraj has had quite the impact on students at West Aurora High School as he had the opportunity to give a speech during the induction of the National Honor Society. Click on the link below to see his speech. Such incredible words, and this is why our club supports the Rotary Youth Exchange.
 
 
 
 
 


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 Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club 
Leadership
 
 
 
Club President
Benjamin Black

President-Elect
Your name here
 
 Past-President
Chris Olson
  
Brian Olsen
Secretary

 

Harriet Parker
Treasurer
 
  
Sergeant At Arms
Dan Howard

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Aurora Sunrise Rotary Board Members

Joel Huffman
Brian Olsen
Chris Olson
Harriet Parker
Joe Kosner
Charlie Schmalz
  
 
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  One of the hardest things we do as a club comes out of the most rewarding. Year after year saying goodbye to our inbound students is never easy. Thank you Victoria for sharing your experiences this year with us.
 
  
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  Who Does Aurora Sunrise Rotary Help?

We are now involved with helping Simply Destinee. Simply Destinee uses dance to reach teens to help prevent suicide and to increase the awareness in our community
 
Mutual Ground
 
Lifespring/Wayside Cross
 
CASA Kane County
 
Fox Valley Christian Action
 
Aurora Inter-Faith Food Pantry
Once a month we stock the shelves on a Monday


Another Year Goes By
It Is Always Hard To Say Goodbye
 Chloe and Parents
Chloe and her parents at her last meeting with us