Service Above Self
Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club


Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Editor:   Steve Hollis
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Future Speakers
Sep 4 2014
Sep 11 2014
John Tucker (CEO Choice Career College)
"Choice Career College - Vocational"
Sep 18 2014
Kris Young M.D. & Terry Cullum ITP
"Classification Talks"
Sep 25 2014
Tammy Duckworth
Oct 2 2014
Col. Larry Kaifesh
"8th Congressional District going on's "
Oct 9 2014
NCAA Spokesperson (we presume)?
"Compensating College Players"
Oct 16 2014
Oct 23 2014
David McCloud
"Working of the State Dept. "
Oct 30 2014
Former CNN news correspondent Brian Jenkins
"current conflicts and issues overseas."

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by Steve Hollis

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Food Pantry Shopping 2014
by Holcomb, Mary

The tradition lives on!

ImageMaureen Olker's sandled foot lower right, Thomas Miyano took picture, Kelly not in time for snapshot

India celebrates three years without polio.
by Murarka, Narayan

We are not just "THIS CLOSE" but Getting Closer and Closer.

The Rotary Foundation receives Guatemala’s highest honor
by Hollis, Steve

Acknowledging BBRC's  International Committee for their dedicated hard work!


The last  paragraph lists two of our projects.  How about it?

Narayan Murarka
Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club

Interact Club's New Website
by White, Tim

  Do you know of any outstanding high school students who could benefit from developing their leadership skills? (Maybe YOU?)

Trick or Treat Trot 2013- Results
by Hollis, Steve

Image  1mi Results  5K Results  Overall Results

Peace Through Service Presidential Citation
by Gibson, Suzanne


    Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka issued a challenge to the 34,000 Rotary Club.

May 30th DG Mike Yesner presented our club with the President's Citation. We are one of 7 clubs
in our District 6440 to receive this citation. The citation recognizes Rotary Clubs for achieving an
array of accomplishments that help them become stronger, deliver more effective service, and
enhance their public image. By qualifying for the Presidential Citation, clubs contribute to Rotary's
organizational goals and multiply the impact of their good work through the collective focus of
34,000 Rotary clubs worldwide.

The 2012-2013 Challenge:
Required: Conduct a club or community peace forum
Strengthen Our Club:
Required: Adopt a three -year strategic plan for the club, identifying specific annual and long term goals.
2. Conduct a club assessment/visioning activity
3. Analyze why members leave the club and create a plan to..maintain a member retention rate of 85%
4. Increase the diversity of your club's membership by recruiting at least two members who belong
to a demographic group underrepresented in your club--gender, age, profession, ethnicity.
5. Adopt a program for the leadership development of all members OR ensure that each club member is assigned a specific role either in a leadership position or as a member of a committee, subcommittee or project initiative.
Increase our Service
Required: Participate in a sustainable service project related to at lease one of Rotary's Areas of
Focus: Peace and Conflict Resolution: Disease Prevention and treatment; Water and Sanitation;
Maternal and Child Health, Basic Education and literacy; Economic and Community Development.
1. Support Polio eradication through a public awareness or community fundraising initiative.
2.Support New Generations: Sponsor a RYLA participant. Actively support an Interact or Rotoract club.
3.Collaborate with an organization in your community on at least one community service project.
4. Work with a Rotary Club in another country on an international service project as either the
project host or sponsor.
Enhance our Club's Public Image
Undertake a significant public image campaign in your community to communicate what Rotary is
or does by using RI's Humanity in Motion or "This Close" advertisement.
1. Establish a club website or enhance your club's existing site to make it more appealing to the
general public.
2. Organize at least one professional networking event in which members can meet other local
professions and introduce them to Rotary.
3. Hold at least one fellowship, networking or collaborative event that is open to the public. Use
the opportunity to introduce non-Rotarians to Rotary
2013 Scholarship Award Recipients
by Gibson, Suzanne

Jim Collier, Harper College Vocational Scholar


Grace Miller, District 6440 Vocational Scholar



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Melissa Mersch, Donn Branstrator Service Above Self Scholarship Winner


Western Rendezvous Dinner, Music & Fun
by Loop, David

         June 29, 2013

6:00 PM till 11:00 PM


The Stonegate Conference Centre

2401  West Higgins Road, Hoffman  Estates

                  (Click on image for further info)

 GRAND PRIZE: $5,000

Raffle Ticket - $50     £ 1 Dinner & Raffle Ticket - $100


An evening of Fun and Fellowship with special Friends from Rotary.  The evening includes live entertainment, line dancing instruction, raffles, silent auction items, live auction  and more dancing and great music until 11pm.  This is the Club’s primary fundraiser and supports our annual grants to scholarships, food pantries, KidsFest, community and international projects.  Help the Rotary do great things for others!

UpComing Events on "Event Calendar"
by Gibson, Suzanne

Be Sure To Check the Events Tab and/or the Event Calendar for Upcoming Events Details - Also more "Meeting Pictures" in the Photo Album as of May 30, 13
Sister clubs form deep bonds of friendship and service
by Murarka, Narayan

Micro-Credit Article in the Barrington Courier Review
by Murarka, Narayan

BBRC 25 years!
by Gibson, Suzanne


BBRC To Host BACC's Feburary's Networking Event
by Jones, Vernon

Image 4:31 After Hours Networking Event  February 12 - 4:31-7:00pm

The Garlands Performing Arts Center



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