Member web sites

Rotary Classifications

When individuals join a Rotary club, they do so as a representative of their classification – their particular business or profession. Classifications indicate a broad description of an activity or service that a member provides. Name badges worn at Rotary meetings list a Rotarian’s classification. From the beginning, Rotary has used classifications to help ensure that each Rotary club represents a cross–section of businesses leaders, professionals, and community leaders.

The first Rotary club meeting was held in downtown Chicago on 23 February 1905. Paul Harris, a lawyer, Silvester Schiele, a coal dealer, Hiram Shorey, a tailor, and Gustavusl Lohr, a mining engineer were the first four Rotarians.

A sample of our web sites

Evanston Lighthouse has about 80 members. These are some of the personal web sites created by members. Classifications, in italics, do not always relate to the web site content. Most are business sites, but others include non-profit organizations founded by members, and hobbies.

George Ammerman  www.georgeammerman.com
George Ammerman Budget Analysis
George does other things besides spreadsheets! George and his wife, Yvonne, enjoy bike trips, canoe trips, and cross country skiing. This site has many pictures of their outdoor activities.
Don Crost–Fink  www.crostsince1898.com
Don Crost Auctioneer/Estate Sales
Crost Since 1898 has a whole host of businesses:   appraisals, charity events, design, estate sales, restoration, staging, and town tours. Learn about our history over the last century!
Darrell Dixson  www.darrelldixson.com
Darrell Dixson Insurance
Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Insurance products from State Farm include auto, home, life, disability, business owner, and condo policies.
Bill Glader  www.gladerfilmworks.com
Bill Glader Independent Film Maker
Glader Filmworks is an award-winning, full service production company that delivers outstanding value to its clients: smart ideas, great service and an excellent product - all sensibly priced.
Scott Kaplan  www.bkl-cpa.com
Scott Kaplan Accounting - CPA
The CPA firm of Brown Kaplan + Liss provides services in the following areas: accounting, audit and assurance, tax planning, business management consulting, and estate and financial planning.
Kevin Kriegel  www.sid-inc.com
Scott Kaplan Network & Data Systems Tech
Kevin is Director of Product Development at Sanchez Industrial Design Inc. He works with web–based remote monitoring systems that do environmental monitoring where real-time and alarming capabilities are needed. These markets include transportation (airports, highways and rail), utilities (power plants, co-generation plants, solar installations and wind farms), and construction (such as bridge replacements and infrastructure projects).
Jackie Mack  www.jackiemack.com
Jackie MackReal Estate–Residential
Jackie provides superior service for both Buyers and Sellers. She is known for her integrity, commitment, expertise and dedication to client satisfaction. Let her help you with all your real estate needs.
Bob Maxman  www.rjmaxman.com
Bob Maxman Engineering Management
R. J. Maxman & Associates (formerly Century Consulting) has been helping businesses and business owners / employees since 1997. Services include consulting & training, business coaching, executive search, and workshops.
Elizabeth Newton  www.allowanceforgood.org
Elizabeth Newton Non–Profit Management
Elizabeth is the founder and executive director of Allowance for Good. This organization teaches participants (American youth) that meaningful, thoughtful, and even small contributions to the needs of international communities can broaden their perspectives of the world and help make a difference in the education systems of developing countries.
Greg Rubens  www.rabjohnsnef.com/Greg-Rubens.e435508.htm
Greg Rubens Financial Services
As a member of Rabjohns Financial Group/New England Financial, Greg is committed to helping clients meet and exceed their financial goals. Rabjohns Financial Group is an organization built on a strong foundation of experience and exceptional service. With access to the knowledge and experience of the firm’s financial professionals and talented associates, Greg utilizes his personal and professional resources as he offers a high quality approach to working with individuals, families and small business owners.
Maria (MaLu) Simón  www.nsdckidsdental.com
Maria Simone Pediatric Dentist
Compassion. Innovation. Excellence. That is North Shore Dentistry For Children. For over 50 years, our practice has been serving the dental health needs of infants, children and adolescents from Chicago and the North Shore. Located in the heart of Evanston, our mission is to provide the highest quality pediatric dental care in a relaxed, friendly setting.
Jan Smith  www.jansmithcommunications.com
Jan Smith Communication Specialist
I write engaging, effective copy that brings you and your customers together. In particular, I will help you take advantage of the web, email, and social media to expand your businesses.
Dieneba Soma  www.futureforfasochildren.org
Dieneba Soma Education – Elementary/Remedial
Dieneba founded Future for Faso Children to provide health and education to children in Burkina Faso (West-Africa). She is currently leading a project to provide two water wells for the village of Napenkara. Our club supports this project, and Engineers Without Borders recently made a five year commitment to this project.
Chip Uchtman  www.clubsupplies.com
Chip Uchtman Awards Manufacturing
National Awards full line of Rotary Club Supplies, Rotary Conference Supplies, Rotary Gifts, Speaker Gifts, custom trading banners, Rotary Theme Merchandise, and a HUGE selection of Rotary Emblem Plaques and awards. Our Rotary supply store also features Rotary Lapel Pins, Past President Pins, Rotary Officer Pins, and other Rotary Emblem Lapel Pins.
John Walker  www.businessmappimg.com
John Walker Business Consultant
John has extensive experience in research, design and delivery of processes and organizations for supplying sophisticated hardware to highly-regulated industries such as aerospace, military, telecommunications and bio-pharmaceuticals. Business Enterprise Mapping provides the following services:  consulting for BPI, certification to standards, business assessment, and process mapping training.
Zbig Skiba  www.skibaconsulting.com
Zbig Skiba Business Coach
Skiba Consulting works with organizations that struggle with a perceived conflict between social impact and financial results. We help them to find creative ways of aligning social, environmental and financial results, and thereby to obtain superior outcomes in all three areas.
Brad Weiss  www.fischlweissdental.com
Brad WeissDentist
A dentist in downtown Evanston who focuses on adult restorative, esthetic, relationship-based dentistry.