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The Rotary Club
of Naperville


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


 1/16  Board Meeting, 4 pm
Naperville Bank & Trust

1/17 Offsite Meeting
NCC, Wentz Science Center

1/24  Regular Meeting
Task Force Results

1/31  Raise the Bar
Santo Cielo5:30 pm

1/31 Community Service 
Committee Meeting 
Santo Cielo 4:30 pm

2/7  Regular Meeting
Start the Month with Music

2/7 Committee Meeting
Youth Service, 1:30 pm

2/8 Committee Meeting
International Service
Colonial Cafe, 7 am

Want to stay current with all the club happenings? 

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2017 Amazon Smile


2018-2019 Officers


Randy Ems

President Elect

Rachel Ossyra
President Nominee

Alma Jones

Past President

John Norman


Curt Stowers


Kathryn Hoffman

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

Rotary Foundation Chair

Richard Tatara

Membership Chair

John Gallagher

Program Chair

Alma Jones

Website/Nairator Editor

Christine Bloom

Audit Committee Chair

Denise Gierach


John Knobloch

Hearts & Flowers

Roger Iliff

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.


Partners in Rotary

Sister Clubs

Naperville Rotary
New Gen

Naperville Rotary
After Dark


Past Recipients of the Rotary Clubs of Naperville's Service above Self Awards




The Rotary Club of Naperville is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who are residents of the 203 or 204 School District attendance area. The primary criteria for selection are demonstrated leadership qualities, school service, and community service.

The following is a breakdown of the different scholarships available to students and payable for one year only. Click on the application form you wish to use under the name of the scholarships. 

Gene Drendel Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship was introduced to honor Gene Drendel who was a distinguished Rotarian, a long-time and well-respected educator, and life-long resident of Naperville. This scholarship is awarded to one high school senior who demonstrates academic and athletic excellence while providing service to his or her community.

Service Above Self Scholarship. This $4,000 scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who successfully demonstrate academic excellence and a substantial commitment to service.

Make a Difference North Central College Scholarship This $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a local high school senior who will be attending North Central College and has an interest in leadership, service, and displays the spirit of Rotary.  In the case of multiple qualified candidates, the scholarship may be divided between them.

PDF Doc application - click Rotary_Club_of_Naperville_Scholarship_Application.pdf       
Word Doc application - click Rotary Club of Naperville Scholarship Application

At-Hope Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is for a high school senior who is able to demonstrate overcoming a challenge over the course of their high school career. One scholarship will be awarded for each of the five local high schools.

Completed applications are due March 31
Late applications will not be accepted.

You can send the electronic copy to us at the email address below or you may type or print (in ink) all information requested and mail it to the mailing address below.  If necessary, use additional paper/add a word.doc to answer questions.  Clarity and neatness are important. Typed application preferred, handwritten accepted.

Submissions due on March 31.

Finalists will be honored at the annual Scholarship Breakfast at Meson Sabika on June 7, 2018. 

For questions, please email the Vocational Director/Chair John Wightkin .info

You may apply to both scholarships by filling out both apllications.