Meeting Notes 4/26/2017
Guest Speaker Cynthia Wade Do-Over.Me
Meeting Notes 4/19/2017
Guest Speaker Caroline Olinger Seniors Helping Seniors
Meeting Notes April 12th 2017
We honored Michelle Meyer with Paul Harris Fellowship Award
Meeting March 29
Meeting notes form Wednesday March 29th 2017
Todays Meeting Notes
Jim Pilmer was our guest speaker from Fox Valley Park District
Meeting Notes 3/15/2017
Been a while since I updated the meetings and I will try to be more consistent.
Meeting Notes 8/24/2016
Haley Olson was our guest speaker and our new inbounds,
Chloe from France and Patricia from Austria came to their first meeting.
District Governor Visit
District Governor Ron Broida Visit
Meeting Notes 4/20/2016
District Governor Osei joined us and spoke about this year’s theme “Being a Gift to the World”
Meeting Notes 4/13/2016
The meeting was hosted by Mutual Ground, one of the local charities supported by Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club.
Meeting Notes 4/6/2016
Tim Strueber gave his classification talk and discussed a project of his to build an outdoor broadband Wi-Fi network for the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation encompassing parts of North and South Dakota.
Meeting Notes 3/30/2016
Bob Evanosky presented his business Aspen Lane Wine Company in Aurora along with their mission to raise funds for organizations focused on helping people with disabilities.
Meeting Notes 3/23/16
Vernon LaVia gave a presentation about the christening of the USS Illinois Submarine and three new members were inducted.
Meeting Notes 3/16/2016
The Executive Director at Hesed House, Ryan Dowd, gave a presentation and answered questions about the programs and assistance offered to the community by Hesed House in Aurora. We also had visitors from Rotary District 9110 in Nigeria who joined us for the meeting.
Meeting Notes 3/9/2016
We heard a presentation about Aunt Mary’s Storybook which is a program that helps incarcerated parents record a book for their children to listen to.
Meeting Notes 1/6/2016
Chris Olson shared a presentation from his recent trip to Uganda with updates on the Luwero Water Project to build sustainable wells in Uganda.
Meeting Notes 11/04/2015
Past district governor Pat Merryweather gave a presentation about Rotary district projects and programs. These included the current status and goals of the polio eradication program as well as global grants and scholarships funded by the Rotary Foundation.
Meeting Notes 10/28/2015
Menelek Shah spoke about the power of ideas and the need to transition from old to new ideas as society changes. He also discussed the need for mentoring youth to provide them with a means of advancing their own well-being as well as for the improvement of our society in general. Menelek is a police officer at NIU and also a life coach and speaker.
Meeting Notes 10/21/2015
Eric Dhom and Eric Moch of Aurora Family Counseling Service presented their Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Meeting Notes 9/23/2015
Bill Price gave his classification presentation. He discussed his travels with his family early in life that led him to a career in law. Bill also spoke about his practice Growth Law and the nature of the work he does there.
Meeting Notes 9/16/2015
Dan Howard gave his classification presentation. He discussed his career in Information Technology as well as his family and hobbies.
Meeting Notes 9/9/2015
Mera stopped back to give an update on the new Montgomery club and spoke about her trip to Sao Paulo Brazil this summer for the 2015 Rotary International convention.
Meeting Notes 8-12-2015
Our new inbound student has arrived.
Rich & Richelle Howard were here to tell us about their ministry work in Rowanda and the Congo
June 3rd Meeting Notes
Next meeting June 10th we will be at
Old Second Bank 37 S River St Aurora
The students are coming home, the students are packing up!
May Meeting Updates
New Club, new members, guests and much more!
Meeting Notes March & April
Here are some meeting notes to get you caught up.
Meeting Updates 2-25 & 3-4
Sorry I got a little behind so here is an update on our exciting meetings!
Meeting Notes 2/11/2015
Wine and Chocolate Update
50/50 is growing to over $400.
Meeting Notes 2/4/2015
It was a great meeting but turn out was low because people were still shoveling out.
Meeting Notes 1/28/2015
LASO from Aurora University joined us and we debriefed on the Wine and Chocolate Experience.
Meeting Notes 1-7-2015
Young Hearts For Life presented and we also had a few guests.
Many exciting things happened in December so check them out.
Meeting Notes November 11, 2014
We would like to thank all veterans for their sacrifice to protect our freedoms. They truly have put service above self and some paid the ultimate sacrifice. May God bless them and their families.
Meeting October 28
No guest speaker this week but plenty of guests
Meeting Notes 10-15-2014
Lorenz told us all about Switzerland
Joel finally let someone look for the Joker
Lots of guests
Meeting Notes October 8 2014
Laura shred with us about her country, Columbia
Many, many guests this morning as we meet some of the 2015-2016 outbound candidates
Birthday's X 3
Meeting Notes October 1 2014
Triple Threat Mentoring was our guest speaker
More updates from Laura and Lorenz
Elections were held to fill our 2 open positions
September 17th Meeting Notes
A 1997 Exchange Student Returns
Getting Ready For Festival of Lights
Laura and Lorenz Updates
Meeting Notes 9/10/2014
Laura and Lorenz updates
Rich Gartelman classification talk
More of Joel's hair insecurities
Meeting Notes 9/3/2014
Strange bald quotes from Joel
Sue DeBolt guest speaker
Laura and Lorenz update
Plus much more
Meeting Notes 8/27/2014
We welcomed Laura Romero from Columbia today.
Jim Housch joined us as guest of Dr. Jack
More planning for next year.
Today we were introduced to Lorenz from Switzerland, held a Club Assembly to plan for next year and the future direction of the club.
The Oswego club stopped in to tell us about Chukkers For Charity
Paul Harris Fellows were recognized.
Supporting Mutual Ground
New kitchen equipment and furniture for Mutual Ground was provided through a grant with the Rotary Foundation.
Adam Wirtz - New Sunrise Rotary Applicant!
Adam Wirtz membership applicant
Jack Sharratt Applied for Sunrise Club Membership
Jack Sharratt has applied to be a member of Aurora Sunrise Rotary after transferring from the Batavia Rotary Club. Any objections should be directed to the Club Board of Directors.
Alex Hasan Joins Aurora Sunrise Rotary!
New Member Alex (Ashraf) Hasan
New Membership Application!
Potential member has applied to ASRC
Charities We Support 2011-2012
Sunrise Rotary gave away thousands to some very worthy causes.
Red Bearded Members and Happy Thoughts
Bonnie Sebby from the Aurora Public Library
Member News 2-8-2012
Hal's travels, fundraiser activity and happy thoughts.
News and Notes 1/25/2012
Notes from our meeting 1/18 & 1/25
New Member Chris Olson
Chris Olsen becomes our newest member and his family will also be Katriina's next host family.
Member Happy Bucks and News
Club Christmas Party and news from the 14th.
Sunrise Rotary Rings The Bell
We rang the bell at the Jewel Food Store on Galena Blvd in Aurora.
Hal Carlson medals
Hal competed in the Fire/Police games in New York
Return of members, Cracker Jack surprises? Read on!
Sunrise Rotary at Kane County Cougars
August 30th a group attended the Cougars game.
Latest News 8/17/2011
New Members, New In-bounds
Guest Speaker for February 23, 2011
Senator Chris Lauzen