Wednesday, March 14, 2018 By: Ashley Taylor

The Rotary Club of Peoria North is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Ralph H. Kress Scholarship. The scholarship, which is funded by the Kress Corporation, is administered by The Rotary Club of Peoria-North in memory of Ralph H. Kress, a devoted member of the club from July 17, 1969 until his death on June 28, 1995.

Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to students from Peoria County to aid in their pursuit of a Mechanical Engineering Degree at the school of their choosing. Candidates interested in applying for the 2018 scholarship, can download the criteria, application and supporting recommendation forms from the Peoria-North website and return to the Rotary office no later than March 23, 2018.

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Springfield South Hosts Ukrainian Delegation

Monday, March 5, 2018 By: LeGrand L Malany
The Rotary of Springfield-South hosted a Ukrainian delegation, which was visiting Springfield for a week.

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Edwardsville Rotary Coordinates Food Packing Event - 9 Rotary Clubs Working Together

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 By: Steven J. Grant

On February 17th nine Rotary clubs of District 6460 gathered together for a food packing event to benefit kids in Nicaragua.  The Edwardsville Rotary Club helped to coordinate the event with the NICE Foundation based in Highland, IL.  

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Jacksonville Rotary Club Partners with Dist. 117 to Renovate Special Needs Classroom

Thursday, February 22, 2018 By: Melissa Ann Pantier
The Jacksonville Rotary Club recently partnered with District 117 and the Jacksonville Schools Foundation to renovate the special needs classroom at Eisenhower School, and to purchase and install new equipment to serve the students who receive instruction in the classroom.

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Springfield Clubs Plant Trees

Thursday, February 15, 2018 By: Nicole Pacheco

175 trees have been delivered to Lincoln Memorial Garden and will be planted soon. We were able to purchase 25 chinkapin oaks, 25 swamp white oaks, 25 Nuttals oaks, 25 roughleaf dogwood, 25 American elms, and 50 pecans.  We received $2000 through a district grant, our club contributed $265 and Kip Leverton/Rotary West contributed $500 towards the final cost of $2765.  Rotary South and Downtown will be planting trees in the spring at Rotary Park and Centennial Park.  There will be a celebratory event in the spring. Thanks to all five Rotary Clubs for partnering to meet RI President Ian Riseley's tree planting challenge.

Mason City Sponsors ?Rotary Business After Hours?

Monday, March 5, 2018 By: David W. Knieriem

The Rotary Club of Mason City sponsored another “Business After Hours” in February at Hernan’s Plumbing and Heating in Mason City Illinois.

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Aledo Rotary Club ... Apollo Peace Prize Honors

Friday, February 23, 2018 By: Martin V. McGee

The Rotary Club of Aledo is excited to honor two students with the Apollo Peace Prize for the Second Quarter.
The Apollo Peace Prize, governed by the PBIS Team and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Aledo, has been created to award exceptionally respectful behavior at Apollo Elementary School.

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District Newsletter – “4-Way Today”

District Events

Rotary Leadership Youth Awards (RYLA) 2018
Apr 6th - Apr 8th 2018
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District Assembly
April 21st 2018
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Rotary Day at the Ballpark
June 17th 2018
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Zone 30-31 River Cruise - Toronto
June 23rd 2018
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Rotary Leadership Seminars 2018
Jul 13th - Jul 14th 2018
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Rotary Institute - Montgomery, AL
Oct 9th - Oct 14th 2018
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Rotary District 6460 Conference 2018
Nov 2nd - Nov 3rd 2018
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