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The Rotary Club of Western Springs is an organization of dedicated men and women who meet weekly to share comradery, hear from our community leaders, and discuss ways to make a difference in the community we live in.

 

Ever since 1956, our local Rotary has been supporting community-oriented projects. The pedestal clock on Burlington Avenue might be the most obvious. Other projects include:

  • Landscaping on the Tower Green
  • Construction of the shelter house in lower Spring Rock Park
  • Donation of wheelchairs to LaGrange Memorial Hospital
  • Installation of benches at the train station
  • The provision of pagers and paramedic equipment for the Western Springs Fire Department

But, service to youth is also one of our Club's primary goals. Over the years, our Rotarians have provided countless scholarships to Lyons Township graduates, as well as supporting McClure Junior High’s language arts and mathematics programs and foreign student exchanges.

 

 

  
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Get your limited edition Western Springs Christmas Ornament
 
 
 
Ornaments are $15
 
Our ornament represents our village...our home that
we love.
 
They will make a wonderful gift and keepsake for anyone...family or business
 
For more information contact Sharon Flaim
at (708) 707-7948
 
 
 
 
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Rotary 6450 District Governor, Ron Broida, visits the Rotary Club of Western Springs on September 20th to update the Club on Rotary initiatives for the coming year.
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Save the Date:

Rotary Veteran's Steak Fry
Friday, September 9th from Noon till 1:30pm
 
Western Springs Baptist Church
4475 Wolf Road
Western Springs, IL 60558
 
 
Support our Veterans and Public Service Employees for all that they have done and do everyday.
 
Veterans and Public Service Employees are sponsored by residents, community members and Rotary Clubs in the area.
 
They are our honored guests.
 
Sponsorship opportunities are available please contact Jason Dobrzynski at jasondobr@sbcglobal.net
 
 
If you would to attend and/or sponsor a Veteran please contact Sharon Flaim at
(708)707-7948.
 
Tickets are $15
 
 
 

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Dixon Scholar, Louie Kaczmarek, Shares Collegiate Experience With the Western Springs Rotary Club
 

(Pictured left to right: Rotary President Bob Nyberg, Louie Kaczmarek, Rotary Secretary Jason Dobrzynski)

 

On January 12th, former Dixon scholarship winner, Louie Kaczmarek, visited the Rotary Club of Western Springs to share his experiences at the University of Missouri. Louie, a graduate of Lyons Township High School has worked in both news and sports as an anchor and reporter for KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate station in Columbia, Missouri.

 

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Martin Scott, Director of Community Development

addresses Western Springs Rotary Club

 

 

On Tuesday, November 3rd, Martin Scott, Director of Community Development of

Western Springs, updates the Rotary Club on recent community development projects.

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Western Springs Rotary Supports Safety Village Program

 

 
On Tuesday, September 29th, Western Springs Rotary President, Bob Nyberg, presents two checks to Amy Salkamp Avakian in support of the Safety Village Program in Western Springs.  Half the proceeds awarded come in memorial contributions in honor of former Western Springs Rotarian, Dick Blessman who passed away on January 4th, 2015.  
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Thank You to All Who Supported Our Veterans' Steak Fry!

On Friday, September 11th the Rotary Club held its annual Veterans' Steak Fry at the
Western Springs Baptist Church.  Over 200 people attended the luncheon, including 
many of our local Veterans and First Responders. We would like to thank all of you who 
supported our event as well as our community sponsors! 

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Congratulations to our 2015 Rotary Club scholarship recipients!

  

On Tuesday, June 9th the Rotary Club of Western Springs welcomed the recipients of their Club’s 2015 scholarships and their families to breakfast.  The scholarship winners got a chance to share their experiences at Lyons Township High School as well as discuss their plans for college.  Each year the Rotary Club of Western Springs performs their 500 Club fundraiser which provides the funding for the three scholarships. 

 
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Welcome our newest members Annika and John!
 
       
On May 5th, we officially welcomed Annika Pangan and John Robinson to our Rotary Club.