Upcoming Meetings
Jul 25, 2016
Connie Caiceros
Center for Community Justice
Aug 01, 2016
Doug Risser
Group Fellowship Exchange/Turkey Trip
Aug 08, 2016
Rotary Interact Club
Costa Rica Trip
Aug 22, 2016
Jill LaFountain
Girl Scouts of America
Our Club Leadership
President Elect
Vice President
Past President
Welcome to the
Elkhart Rotary Club!
Serving the Community for
Nearly 100 Years!
Meetings and Club Activities
Kreg Gruber, Chief Operating Officer for
Beacon Health System,
Spoke About Beacon Health's Relationship
with the Mayo Clinc
Our Club Secretary, Marie Drake, is Presented with an
Award Honoring Her Many Years of Dedicated Service
Thank You, Marie!

Dr. Rob Haworth Tells the Club About the
Elkhart Community School Strategic Plan
Stan Glanders Spoke to the Club about
the American Flag
Doug Risser is Presented with the Lifetime Achievement
Award, "Avenue of Service Citation" by
District Governor, Roger Simms
Karen Sommers, Director of the Dean Ornish Program
for Beacon Health System, and Knoll Yarger, a Program
Graduate, Tell the Club About the Program
Dr. Jim Brenneman, President of Goshen College,
Addresses the Club about the Roots of Goshen
College in the City of Elkhart
Dr. Shane Larson, from Adler Planetarium,
Spoke to the Club
Matt Miller, President of Newmar Corporation,
Tells the Club about the Manufacture
of High-End RVs
Our Club Exchanges Flags with Visiting Rotarian
Ondrej Tuma from the Czech Republic
RSS News Feed
Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of July auctions.
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2017-18. Each of these committees works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. Apply for a committee appointment by 14 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Committees with openings for 2017-18 Audit Communications Constitution and Bylaws Election Review Finance Global Networking Groups Joint Young Leaders...
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says, “but he makes it hard to keep up.” Youngblood is the president and CEO of Blood Assurance, a regional blood bank in Chattanooga, Tenn., that Germ helped found in 1972. After his visit with Youngblood, Germ strode between mountains of empty bottles and cans at Chattanooga’s John F. Germ Recycling Center at Orange Grove, which he designed, before he drove to a construction site and popped a cork to dedicate a Miracle League field where special...
Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When Brad Rubini was reading a bedtime story to his seven-year-old daughter, Claire, she asked him why he was reading the words wrong. “I’m dyslexic, so I thought I was reading the words right,” recalls Rubini, a past president of the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio. After he explained his problem, she began to read to him on most nights instead. “She was a voracious reader and storyteller. She was always telling stories, even when she was a toddler,” he says. Three years later, while Claire was away at summer camp, she died unexpectedly as a result of a...