ROTARY/One Partners with the Rotary Club of Machala Moderno Ecuador
The Rotary Club of Chicago Speakers
6/27/2017 114th President’s Installation:
Conor Gee, Conducted by RI President Ian Riseley
Ian Riseley is a practicing accountant and principal of Ian Riseley and Co., which specializes in advising local and international businesses, and
has a strong interest in international affairs. He received the AusAID Peacebuilder Award from the Australian government in 2002 in recognition of his work in Timor-Leste. He also received the Order of Australia medal in 2006 for service to the Australian community.
Conor Gee is a Lead Marketing Communications Consultant for Health Care Service Corporation (which operates Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in five states including Illinois), the largest customer-owned health insurance company in the United States. Previously, he worked in marketing at Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare and as the Director of Marketing for Hearing Health Center. Conor is an active member of Rotary One, the world’s first Rotary Club and service organization, serving on its Board of Directors and has been elected to be President for the 2017-2018 Rotary year. When he takes office, Gee will become the youngest President in the 113-year history of the organization. He also serves as a member of the National Alumni Association Board for Spring Hill College, his alma mater.
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archdiocese of Chicago
Cupich was installed as the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago in September 2014 and was elevated to Archbishop that November. Cupich came to Chicago from the Diocese of Spokane, where he had served as Bishop since September 2010. Prior to that, Cupich served as the Bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City for 12 years. Before landing in South Dakota, Cupich served as a pastor in Columbus, Ohio and Bellevue, Washington, and as the Secretary at the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington, DC. Ordained to the priesthood in 1975, Cupich started out in the Archdiocese of Omaha, where was pastor of two parishes.
On November 19, 2016, Blase J. Cupich was elevated to the Sacred College of Cardinals at the Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City. Cardinal Cupich was appointed by Pope Francis after serving the Archdiocese of Chicago for over two years.
JOB1 Appreciation and Celebration
ROTARY/One hosts the employers, sponsors and interns of the club’s signature project serving the Youth of Chicago. Following multiple training sessions, high school juniors and seniors are placed in full time positions for the summer.
Advance reservations/registrations are necessary for all meetings/events.
Meeting reservations via voicemail: 312-857-3161.
Luncheon Reservations must be received by 3:00 each Monday
Annual Campaign for the ROTARY/One Foundation
The Rotary Club of Chicago provides charitable grants and hands on service projects to dozens of Chicago and International nonprofit agencies. The primary funding for these projects is from the club's annual campaign and earnings of the foundation. Please consider a gift to the campaign and support the many charitable program activities of Rotary. ROTARY ANNUAL CAMPAIGN PLEDGE CARD
The Rotary Club of Chicago was founded on February 23, 1905. Leaders of the club went on to establish Rotary International in 1910. Paul Harris, Rotary's founder, became the first international president and Ches Perry, of ROTARY/One became the first general secretary of the newly formed international office. The Rotary Club of Chicago, operating as ROTARY/One, the world's first service club, has for 112 years remained dedicated to the Rotary Movement and its continued growth to over 200 countries. ...FOR MORE ABOUT ROTARY'S HISTORY PLEASE CLICK HERE.
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