• We meet every Tuesday morning from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Street, in Evanston. Members and guests gather for fellowship with a big buffet breakfast while conducting club business and enjoying a 30 minute program on a topic of general interest.
  • The club, now about 80 members, was chartered with 25 members on 13 June 1985. We were the first breakfast Rotary club in the district.
  • Members are welcome to attend meetings at nearly 33,000 Rotary clubs in the world. Members and their families are invited to attend social functions including parties, picnics, theater nights, and other outings. Each year Evanston Lighthouse has been represented at the district conference and the international convention.
  • Responsibilities of membership include attending a minimum of 50% of club meetings, serving on club committees, and supporting club fundraising activities. Annual Dues are approximately $800 per year including the weekly breakfast.
  • Service Above Self is the motto of Rotary. One of the most rewarding aspects of being a Rotarian is the opportunity to serve your community.

Why join Rotary?

  • Rotarians broaden their circle of friends and acquaintances.
  • Rotarians are in touch with the mainstream of community life and the people who give it life and vitality.
  • Rotarians develop contacts in every business and profession represented in the club membership.
  • Rotarians develop their skills and talents in roles of leadership and support.
  • Rotarians gain increased knowledge of business and professions and benefit from the knowledge and experience of others.
  • Rotarians increase their knowledge of the world and appreciation for the customs and character of its people.
  • Rotarians acquire a warm welcome and friendly contacts in cities and towns throughout the world.
  • Rotarians broaden the social life of themselves and their families.
  • Rotarians gain stature and satisfaction from participating in an organization dedicated to community/international service, vocational integrity and international understanding and goodwill.

Are you interested?

Contact our club membership chair who is listed on our home page.

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