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2018 Rotary Theme 
 
Rotary's Four-Way Test
of the Things we Think, Say, or Do...
  
1) Is it the Truth?
2) Is it Fair to All Concerned?
3) Will it Build Good Will and Better Friendships?
4) Will it be Beneficial to All Concerned?
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Check out this year's Festival of Lights - click photo below
 



The Rotary Club of Aurora
Chartered in 1923
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ROTARY MOTTO: "Service Above Self"
 
Regular Meetings: Mondays at 12:00 noon (National Holidays excepted)
at Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway in Aurora, IL 60505
 
Join us for fellowship and service to our community.  New members always welcome!

Rotarians Volunteer at Harry Potter Fest on "Platform 9 3/4" 

July 30, 2017

Rotary Volunteers helped muggles and 
witches board the Hogwarts Express during the Aurora Harry Potter Fest.



President Ball Installed


June 26, 2017

The Rotary gavel was passed from Scot Thurmond to George Ball as the new Rotary year begins with the theme of Rotary:  Making a Difference






Mutual Fund Club Service Project


May 12-13, 2017




Aurora Noon Rotary joined forces with Aurora Sunrise, Oswego and Montgomery Rotary Clubs donating funds and labor to renovate Mutual Ground offices in Aurora, IL for the club spring service project. 


Aurora High School Students Visit Aurora Noon


spring, 2017

Pictured: Aurora high school students representing Aurora Central Catholic, Aurora Christian, IMSA and West Aurora visited Rotary on May 8, 2017 to be ambassadors from their schools and to learn about Rotary. President Scot Thurmond invites them all to consider joining Rotary in the future. 










Waubonsee Community College Honors Aurora Noon Rotary


February 27, 2017

Waubonsee Community College Dean for Workforce Development, Lesa Norris, honored Aurora Noon Rotary as part of their 50th Anniversary year "for your support of public higher education, for your leadership, and for the positive impact you have had on our community's quality of life." 


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2016 Ted Brattin Awards
December 5, 2016 
2016 Ted Brattin Awards
Area high school student leaders were honored by President Scot Thurmond with the Ted Brattin Award at the 2016 Aurora Pearl Harbor Day luncheon.
 
Rotary Winter Dinner Highlights
November 1, 2016
Celebrating 10th Anniversary of Festival of Lights
Aurora Rotary celebrated the kickoff of the 10th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights held at the Aurora Country Club. Thank you to all who attended the event and purchased silent and live auction items to support our continued work in the community.
 
INTERACT SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: 
Rosary & Marmion Halloween Food Drive - October 31, 2016
 
Interact
 
1,375 pounds of food, valued at about $2,400 was collected by Interact students from Marmion Academy and Rosary and donated to the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry on November 2. 
 
ROTARY SPECIAL RECOGNITION:  MAYOR TOM WEISNER
 
President Scot Thurman honors Mayor Weisner as he retires from public service to the City of Aurora. 
Thanks Mayor Weisner!
 
 
ROTARY OUTING FEATURED PHOTO:
 
Top Golf Multi-Rotary Outing on September 25, 2016
 
TOP GOLF 2016
 


Featured Aurora Rotary Grant:
 
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IN2, located at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, is Illinois' first secondary school innovation center. Click HERE to visit their website.

Featured Aurora Rotary Grant:
 
Simply Destinee
 
Simply Destinee is a youth inspired Dance Team that promotes suicide awareness in Memory of Destinee A. Oliva. Click HERE to visit their website.



 
Contribution to Aurora VNA Health Center: Aurora Rotarian Dr. Bill Lowry is thanked for his $5,000 gift to our local VNA Health Center by Crissy Howorth as Club President Scot looks on. Dr. Lowry made an open gift to the Club Foundation along with a challenge to our Board of Directors to identify a local charity as recipient. This gift will help to fund a VNA program serving first time parents. Dr. Lowry delivered thousands of babies during his great career as a local physician.

 
Aurora Rotary Club
 Leadership
2017-18
 
 
Club President
George Ball


Club Past President 
Scot Thurman
 
Nominee 2018-19
 Charlie Zine
 
  

Vice President Vocational Service

Sherman Jenkins

Jen


Vice President

Candice Gizewski
Candice Gizewski

Director New Generations Service

Mart O’Conner

Mart


Secretary

Bruce Darata

Bruce Dart

Asst. Secretary

Byron Saum

 

Treasurer

Kathy Tollaksen

 

Sergeant of Arms

Davis Offut