Upcoming Events
Lisa Palazzolo, Athletico
Mar 20, 2018
The Benefits of Physical Therapy
Sue Loellbach, Connection for the Homeless
Mar 27, 2018
aTaste of Evanston beneficiary
Kerry Peck, Focus on Aging
Apr 03, 2018
Pointers on Planned Giving
David Hirsch
Apr 10, 2018
21st Century Dads: Breaking the cycle of Father Absence

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President Elect
Immediate Past President
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Club Treasurer
Membership Chair
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Young Leaders Chair
Club Service Chair
Program Chair
Community Service Chair
Vocational Service Chair
International Service Chair
Fund Raising Chair
Rotary Foundation
Foundation Treasurer

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse!

2017-18 President's themeWe meet on Tuesdays from 7:11 to 8:30 a.m.

Hilton Garden Inn
1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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District: 6440               Our Mailing Address:
Club:   22901                 P.O. Box 445
www.evlrc.org               Evanston, IL  60204-0445


Club News
Rotary International and Harris Public Policy are proud to present the final event in a three part series of discussions focusing on peace and conflict.  Join us for "Sustaining the Peace" and hear from the next generation of peace builders who are working for communities around the world to ensure that today's challenges-from a record migrant population to increasing unrest with global institutions of governance-do not reverse the hard-won gains of the last century. Rotary Peace fellows and the first cohort of scholars from UChicago's Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflict will share their stories. This presentation will take place at Rotary International on April 10, 2018 from 6:00-7:30 PM. A reception will follow.      


The Community Service Committee (CSC) of the Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club announces a Call for Letters of Intent for a 2018  Community Service Grant.  Each year the CSC accepts applications from 501(c)3 organizations for program grants that range from $1,000 to $3,000, which are distributed in late April or early May.  This year, the CSC seeks to fund programs that will deliver MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES to Evanston residents.



February 1 - Deadline for Letters of Intent, which should be emailed to Elaine Clemens at emama47@att.net

February 15 - Applications will be electronically sent to those organizations who are approved for the application process.

March 15 - Deadline for Applications, which should be emailed to Elaine Clemens at emama47@att.net

Week of April 9 - Grant recipients will be notified of amount they will receive and the date for receiving the grant award. Those organizations not selected to receive a grant will also be notified



- A brief description of your 501(c)3 organization. Include how long your organization has been opera and your organization's Mission Statement.

- In 100 words, describe the project for which you are seeking funding. Include the total cost of the project, who would be served by the project, how this grant would impact this project, and how you plan to sustain this project after funding.


If your organization provides Mental Health Services for Evanston residents, we look forward to receiving your Letter of Intent.



Thanks to the generosity of owner Rob Paddor and his staff, Evanston Subaru was the distribution location for Holiday Sale items. Rotarians and customers picked up hams, citrus products and specialty pecans and trail mix from the car dealership in Skokie .
Many thanks to all who made the Holiday Sale a success!
Enjoy a cuilinary tour of more than 30 of Evanston’s most exciting restaurants, breweries, and wine shops on the terrace of the magnificent Charles Gates Dawes House, home of the Evanston History Center, on July 9 from 4-7 pm.   Enjoy the virtuosic Gypsy jazz music of the Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan, sleight of hand by magician AJ Sacco, and more.  Proceeds benefit work readiness training programs in Evanston, and Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club service projects.  Get your tickets now at tasteofevanston.org!

The Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club is always looking for new members!  

If you are interested in community service, philanthropy & fellowship, please contact our Membership Chair Jean Saunders to learn more about our activities.  

The Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club meets Tuesdays from 7:11 to 8:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, Illinois 60201, for breakfast and a speaker.  Membership is open to service-oriented residents and workers of the area.  Guests are welcome to attend the meetings. 

Please join us for a breakfast meeting!