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The Rotary Club
of Naperville

Who We Are

The Club's members represent leaders in the 
business, professional, nonprofit, educational, 
and government communities who share a 
common commitment to community service.


Get Involved

Chartered in 1941, the Rotary Club of Naperville 
is one of the area's oldest civic organizations. 
Thank you for visiting our website, we'd love to have you visit in person. 


  Our meetings are held Thursdays at 12:15 pm at             Meson Sabika.


Guests are Welcome
Club Mailing Address:
PO Box 2, Naperville IL 60566




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UPCOMING EVENTS

9/20  Regular Meeting, Edward Heart Institute

9/27  RAISE THE BAR
CHE FIGATA, 5:30 pm




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REWARDS



2018-2019 Officers

President

Randy Ems
president

President Elect

Rachel Ossyra
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President Nominee

Alma Jones

Past President

John Norman

Treasurer

Curt Stowers
treasurer

Secretary

Kathryn Hoffman
secretary

Sergeant at Arms

John Higgins

 

Director Club Service

Kristin Giannini
club service
Dir Community Service

Brian O’Malley
community service

Dir Vocational Service

John Wightkin
vocational service

Dir International Service

Dick Galitz
international service
Director Youth Service
Kristin Eccles
youth service

Public Relations Chair

Christine Bloom
news

Rotary Foundation Chair

Richard Tatara
foundation

Membership Chair

John Gallagher
membership

Program Chair

Alma Jones
programs

Website/Nairator Editor

Christine Bloom

Audit Committee Chair

Denise Gierach

Historian

John Knobloch

Hearts & Flowers

Roger Iliff


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HomeMemorial - Gene Drendel

2008 Gene Drendel


Eugene C. "Gene" Drendel, age 71, a lifelong resident of Naperville, IL, passed awayThursday, Oct. 16, 2008. He was born Nov. 30, 1936 and was a long time Rotarian.

Loving husband of Sharon M., nee Fogarty, Drendel, whom he married June 25, 1960; beloved father of Terri Drendel, Joseph(Eileen) Drendel, Douglas Drendel, Andrea (Steve) Coates and Sean (Crissy) Drendel; adored grandfather of Hunter, Serena, Ellie and Aiden Drendel, Madisen and Korey Gonzalez, Courtney, Alex and Nicole Coates; devoted son of the late Andrew and Cleo, nee Reidy, Drendel; dear brother of Ken (Jean) Drendel, Harriet (Ray) Kuhn, Grace Steininger and the late Thomas (Nancy) Drendel; fond uncle of many; loving brother-in-law of the late Ginny (the late Thomas) Drendel.


Gene served as principal of Jefferson Junior High School in Naperville from 1970-1985 and was former Associate Superintendent of Instruction for Naperville School District #203 for grades six through 12, where he remained until his retirement in 1994.

After retirement, Gene mentored many future educators at North Central College in Naperville for the next ten years, teaching an introduction to teaching course and coordinating student teacher placements.