Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield President Patti Van Cleave installed new club President Thomas Nash for the 2017-2018 Rotary year. Nash is a resident of Kenilworth and mortgage officer with BMO Harri. Van Cleave is a Winnetka resident who recently retired as executive director of the Winnetka Historical Society. Rotary Assistant Governor Mary Bak of Glenview joined the ceremonies and formally installed Nash as Club President.
Several members of the club were also recognized for their commitment to supporting The Rotary Foundation. David Birkenstein, Sam Badger, Fred Schwimmer and Rich Lalley are all members of Rotary’s Paul Harris Society, a select group of worldwide Rotarians who pledge at least $1,000 per year to support The Rotary Foundation. The Foundation fosters world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. The Rotary Foundation transforms contributions into service projects that change lives close to home and around the world.
The Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield meets Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Winnetka Community House for lunch and a speaker. Membership is open to service-oriented residents and workers of the area. Guests are welcome to attend. To learn more about the club, its schedule of lunch programs and its charitable and service programs, visit wnrotary.org. Tax deductible donations to the club’s charitable foundation may also be made through the website.
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Submitted by the Rotary Club of Winnetka-Northfield.