Club members, including 2021-2022 board and committee members
 
  • Achieved 14 of 14 goals set at the district level for our club.
  • Inducted 6 new members since 7/21/21.
  • Raised money to fund charitable work.
    • Planned and executed Economic Breakfast! – Raised over $55,360 gross and $35,473 net (3rd highest).
    • Tested EventBrite for online virtual event tickets - 51 tickets – $1,950 net.
    • Raised $29,570 for our Permanent Fund.
    • Raised $9,000 for the Annual Fund of The Rotary Foundation, including 4 first-time Paul Harris Fellows and 3 Major Donors recognized by District 6440 with lifetime giving of $10,000 each.
    • Raised $3,000 for the Literacy Project.
  • Distributed more than $30,000 to our charity causes.
  • Global Initiatives
  • Local Donations & Sponsorships
  • Environment Initiatives
  • Youth Initiatives
    • Read books to and with kids via zoom due to pandemic restrictions.
    • Held kid/parent family nights with the Boys and Girls Club Lake County, encouraging reading to the youngest members of their families.
    • Reviewed, bought, and distributed books to kids in neighboring communities. - $200
    • Helped local kids with resumes and interviewing skills.
    • Kept a local Interact Club in the minds of the High School since it has been put on hold due to the pandemic.
    • Sponsored and sent 5 students to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards), an intensive leadership experience.
  • Social Events
  • Worked on setting up interviews with club members for the History Centers in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.
  • Communications and Marketing Materials
    • Updated the LFLBRotary.org website navigation and pages with the roster and about Global Initiatives and Club Stories.
    • Added new LFLBRotary.org website pages about Membership, Local Service Projects, Economic Breakfasts, and Accomplishments.
    • Posted club news and stories to the LFLBRotary.org website and Facebook page.
    • Included more photos (in photo albums and posts) viewable internally and many through the website externally.
    • Streamlined the club bulletin.
    • Updated the club logo.
    • Fixed existing club retractable banner (Thank you to PostNet in Lake Forest).
    • Designed, printed, and distributed Postcards at the 4th of July Parade.
    • Designed and purchased a new backdrop with a frame and got a $500 district grant to recoup a portion of its cost.
    • Ordered new sandwich board signs.
    • Designed white board presentation check for photo ops when presenting donations to organizations on behalf of the Foundation.
  • Rotary 2021-2022 Press:
    • August 10 2021   https://patch.com/illinois/lakeforest/ep/2363361
    • September 27 2021 https://patch.com/illinois/lakeforest/ep/2540428
    • October Forest & Bluff Magazine https://www.screencast.com/t/u9N9xbf8Pq  https://jwcdaily.com/forestbluffmagazine/2021/10/01/service-above-self/
    • December 1 – Lake Forest Love https://www.lakeforestlove.com/post/rotarians-provide-warmth-to-needy-children
    • March 1, 2022 2022 Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Rotary Club Economic Update - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (chicagofed.org)