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New Member Application
Joe Kosner
Published on: 11/10/2021
Diane Renner from Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry has submitted her application. If any member has any questions about the applicant please see Tom Clark or Joe Kosner.
New Member Applications
Joe Kosner
Published on: 6/2/2021
2 new member applications have been received
New Member Application
Joe Kosner
Published on: 3/31/2021
Hannah and Andolph Rincon have turned in their applications for membership.
We have also received applications from Monica Tovar and Claudia Torres who will be joining our club as we gather enough applications for a LatinX satellite club.
New Apllication
Joe Kosner
Published on: 2/23/2021
Curtis Spivey from Good Morning Aurora has turned in his application for membership. If you have any questions please reach out to Joe Kosner or Tom Clark
Meeting Notes 2-26-2020
Published on: 2/26/2020
Guest Speaker Elizabeth Loving Bucket of Love
meeting Notes 2-19-2020
Published on: 2/19/2020
Guest Speaker Joe King Physical Therapy Advantage
Meeting Notes 2-12-2020
Published on: 2/12/2020
Guest Speaker Linda Kemp from Aurora Noon Club
Meeting Notes 2-5-2020
Published on: 2/5/2020
Guest Speaker Candace Thier LITE
New Member Application
Published on: 12/18/2019
Michael Stengle of Sequoia Construction has applied to be a member. If you have any questions about his membership please speak to Tom Clark.
Guest Speaker Rebecca Einhaus Hesed House
Published on: 8/7/2019
We welcomed new in-bound Ivan from Venezuela
New Member Application Received
Published on: 5/14/2019
Steven Joffe from Judd Lofchie and Associates has applied for membership in the commercial real estate field.
New Member Application Received
Published on: 5/14/2019
Olivia Vera has sent in her application for membership. She is the accounting field.
Meeting Notes 5/8/2019
Published on: 5/14/2019
Franklin Rivera spoke way over most people when he mentioned Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It was a great presentation though for the rest of us.
New Member Application Received
Published on: 1/24/2019
Heather Kuziel Application
Meeting December 5
Published on: 12/11/2018
New Member Induction
October 31 Meeting Notes
Published on: 11/1/2018
Guest Speaker Charlie Zine
October 24 Meeting Notes
Published on: 10/24/2018
Lots of events coming up and Mary Wilkinson Food Pantry was our guest speaker
Meeting Notes 10-17-2018
Published on: 10/17/2018
Joel grabbed the gavel and all hell broke loose. Not really but the speaker from AID was great!
September Meeting Notes
Published on: 9/26/2018
New Member Ryan Ivemeyer
A 50/50 Winner
Noah Presentation
and more...
Meeting Notes 8/30/2018
Published on: 8/30/2018
Guest Speaker Memory Farm
Former In-bound returns for a visit
New Member Application received
Published on: 8/28/2018
Ryan Ivemeyer, a realtor with Century 21 Affiliated has submitted his application for membership. If any member has questions about his application please see Tom Clark or Joe Kosner of the membership committee.
Meeting Notes 8-22-2018
Published on: 8/23/2018
Guest Speaker District Governor Pedro Cavallos Candau
Meeting Notes March 7 and 14 2018
Published on: 3/15/2018
Karen Olsen won the 50/50 again on March 7th so we started back to $0 for the 15th.

Guest Speakers were
March 7th Carolyn Mullas Lutheran Social Services of IL
They are the oldest foster home organization in IL having started 150 years ago. That is just 1 of many services they offer.
March 14th Dan Hedge West Aurora Backpack Food Program
A start up non-profit through the NI Food Bank will offer backpacks of food for kids in need in the District 129 grade schools.

Foundation Meeting March 19th 7am at Provena Mercy Medical Center in the downstairs cafeteria

Just getting caught up on the site and future posts will be a little more detailed. Sorry for the long absence
Meeting Notes 8/30/2017
Published on: 9/6/2017
Victoria is back and we welcomed Smaranda and Pong, our new in-bounds.
Salvation Army stopped in as our guest speakers.
Meeting Notes 4/26/2017
Published on: 4/26/2017
Guest Speaker Cynthia Wade Do-Over.Me
Meeting Notes 4/19/2017
Published on: 4/19/2017
Guest Speaker Caroline Olinger Seniors Helping Seniors
Meeting Notes April 12th 2017
Published on: 4/18/2017
We honored Michelle Meyer with Paul Harris Fellowship Award
Meeting March 29
Published on: 3/29/2017
Meeting notes form Wednesday March 29th 2017
Todays Meeting Notes
Published on: 3/22/2017
Jim Pilmer was our guest speaker from Fox Valley Park District
Meeting Notes 3/15/2017
Published on: 3/15/2017
Been a while since I updated the meetings and I will try to be more consistent.
Meeting Notes 8/24/2016
Published on: 8/24/2016
Haley Olson was our guest speaker and our new inbounds,
Chloe from France and Patricia from Austria came to their first meeting.
Newest Members
Published on: 8/11/2016
New Members
District Governor Visit
Published on: 8/11/2016
District Governor Ron Broida Visit
Meeting Notes 4/13/2016
Published on: 4/20/2016
The meeting was hosted by Mutual Ground, one of the local charities supported by Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club.
Meeting Notes 4/20/2016
Published on: 4/20/2016
District Governor Osei joined us and spoke about this year’s theme “Being a Gift to the World”
Meeting Notes 3/30/2016
Published on: 4/6/2016
Bob Evanosky presented his business Aspen Lane Wine Company in Aurora along with their mission to raise funds for organizations focused on helping people with disabilities.
Meeting Notes 4/6/2016
Published on: 4/6/2016
Tim Strueber gave his classification talk and discussed a project of his to build an outdoor broadband Wi-Fi network for the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation encompassing parts of North and South Dakota.
Meeting Notes 3/23/16
Published on: 3/23/2016
Vernon LaVia gave a presentation about the christening of the USS Illinois Submarine and three new members were inducted.
Meeting Notes 3/16/2016
Published on: 3/16/2016
The Executive Director at Hesed House, Ryan Dowd, gave a presentation and answered questions about the programs and assistance offered to the community by Hesed House in Aurora. We also had visitors from Rotary District 9110 in Nigeria who joined us for the meeting.
Meeting Notes 3/9/2016
Published on: 3/9/2016
We heard a presentation about Aunt Mary’s Storybook which is a program that helps incarcerated parents record a book for their children to listen to.
Meeting Notes 1/6/2016
Published on: 1/6/2016
Chris Olson shared a presentation from his recent trip to Uganda with updates on the Luwero Water Project to build sustainable wells in Uganda.
Meeting Notes 11/04/2015
Published on: 11/4/2015
Past district governor Pat Merryweather gave a presentation about Rotary district projects and programs. These included the current status and goals of the polio eradication program as well as global grants and scholarships funded by the Rotary Foundation.
Meeting Notes 10/28/2015
Published on: 10/28/2015
Menelek Shah spoke about the power of ideas and the need to transition from old to new ideas as society changes. He also discussed the need for mentoring youth to provide them with a means of advancing their own well-being as well as for the improvement of our society in general. Menelek is a police officer at NIU and also a life coach and speaker.
Meeting Notes 10/21/2015
Published on: 10/21/2015
Eric Dhom and Eric Moch of Aurora Family Counseling Service presented their Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Meeting Notes 9/23/2015
Published on: 9/23/2015
Bill Price gave his classification presentation. He discussed his travels with his family early in life that led him to a career in law. Bill also spoke about his practice Growth Law and the nature of the work he does there.
Meeting Notes 9/16/2015
Published on: 9/17/2015
Dan Howard gave his classification presentation. He discussed his career in Information Technology as well as his family and hobbies.
Meeting Notes 9/9/2015
Published on: 9/9/2015
Mera stopped back to give an update on the new Montgomery club and spoke about her trip to Sao Paulo Brazil this summer for the 2015 Rotary International convention.
Meeting Notes 8-12-2015
Published on: 8/18/2015
Our new inbound student has arrived.
Rich & Richelle Howard were here to tell us about their ministry work in Rowanda and the Congo
May Meeting Updates
Published on: 6/3/2015
New Club, new members, guests and much more!
June 3rd Meeting Notes
Published on: 6/3/2015
Next meeting June 10th we will be at
Old Second Bank 37 S River St Aurora

The students are coming home, the students are packing up!
Meeting Notes March & April
Published on: 4/15/2015
Here are some meeting notes to get you caught up.
Meeting Updates 2-25 & 3-4
Published on: 3/10/2015
Sorry I got a little behind so here is an update on our exciting meetings!
Meeting Notes 2/11/2015
Published on: 2/11/2015
Wine and Chocolate Update
50/50 is growing to over $400.
Meeting Notes 1/28/2015
Published on: 2/10/2015
LASO from Aurora University joined us and we debriefed on the Wine and Chocolate Experience.
Meeting Notes 2/4/2015
Published on: 2/10/2015
It was a great meeting but turn out was low because people were still shoveling out.
December Meetings
Published on: 1/8/2015
Many exciting things happened in December so check them out.
Meeting Notes 1-7-2015
Published on: 1/8/2015
Young Hearts For Life presented and we also had a few guests.
Meeting Notes November 11, 2014
Published on: 11/13/2014
We would like to thank all veterans for their sacrifice to protect our freedoms. They truly have put service above self and some paid the ultimate sacrifice. May God bless them and their families.
Meeting October 28
Published on: 10/31/2014
No guest speaker this week but plenty of guests
Meeting Notes 10-15-2014
Published on: 10/17/2014
Lorenz told us all about Switzerland

Joel finally let someone look for the Joker

Lots of guests
Meeting Notes October 8 2014
Published on: 10/10/2014
Laura shred with us about her country, Columbia

Many, many guests this morning as we meet some of the 2015-2016 outbound candidates

Birthday's X 3
Meeting Notes October 1 2014
Published on: 10/1/2014
Triple Threat Mentoring was our guest speaker

More updates from Laura and Lorenz

Elections were held to fill our 2 open positions
September 17th Meeting Notes
Published on: 9/21/2014
A 1997 Exchange Student Returns
Getting Ready For Festival of Lights
Laura and Lorenz Updates
Meeting Notes 9/10/2014
Published on: 9/10/2014
Laura and Lorenz updates
Important dates
Rich Gartelman classification talk
More of Joel's hair insecurities
Meeting Notes 9/3/2014
Published on: 9/3/2014
Strange bald quotes from Joel
Sue DeBolt guest speaker
Laura and Lorenz update
Plus much more
Meeting Notes 8/27/2014
Published on: 9/2/2014
We welcomed Laura Romero from Columbia today.

Jim Housch joined us as guest of Dr. Jack

50/50 update

More planning for next year.
General Meeting
Published on: 8/20/2014
Today we were introduced to Lorenz from Switzerland, held a Club Assembly to plan for next year and the future direction of the club.
The Oswego club stopped in to tell us about Chukkers For Charity
Paul Harris Fellows were recognized.
Supporting Mutual Ground
Published on: 7/21/2014
New kitchen equipment and furniture for Mutual Ground was provided through a grant with the Rotary Foundation.
Adam Wirtz - New Sunrise Rotary Applicant!
Published on: 9/12/2013
Adam Wirtz membership applicant
Jack Sharratt Applied for Sunrise Club Membership
Published on: 12/12/2012
Jack Sharratt has applied to be a member of Aurora Sunrise Rotary after transferring from the Batavia Rotary Club. Any objections should be directed to the Club Board of Directors.
Alex Hasan Joins Aurora Sunrise Rotary!
Published on: 11/1/2012
New Member Alex (Ashraf) Hasan
New Membership Application!
Published on: 10/10/2012
Potential member has applied to ASRC
Charities We Support 2011-2012
Published on: 8/20/2012
Sunrise Rotary gave away thousands to some very worthy causes.
In-Bound Returns
Published on: 4/11/2012
Eva returns for a visit.
Member News
Published on: 4/4/2012
Red Bearded Members and Happy Thoughts
New Member
Published on: 2/15/2012
Bonnie Sebby from the Aurora Public Library
Member News 2-8-2012
Published on: 2/8/2012
Hal's travels, fundraiser activity and happy thoughts.
Member News 2-1-2012
Published on: 2/1/2012
What is on our minds
News and Notes 1/25/2012
Published on: 1/25/2012
Notes from our meeting 1/18 & 1/25
Happy Moments 1/11/2012
Published on: 1/11/2012
Member News
Member Happy Bucks and News
Published on: 12/21/2011
Club Christmas Party and news from the 14th.
New Member Chris Olson
Published on: 12/21/2011
Chris Olsen becomes our newest member and his family will also be Katriina's next host family.
Sunrise Rotary Rings The Bell
Published on: 11/26/2011
We rang the bell at the Jewel Food Store on Galena Blvd in Aurora.
News from November 9
Published on: 11/9/2011
Happy Dollars
50/50 Winner
Published on: 10/18/2011
Congratulations Karen Sims
Hal Carlson medals
Published on: 10/5/2011
Hal competed in the Fire/Police games in New York
Prayer for 9-11-2011
Published on: 9/7/2011
We must never forget!
Club News
Published on: 9/7/2011
Happy Bucks and News
50/50 Raffle
Published on: 9/7/2011
Will there be winner?
Sunrise Rotary at Kane County Cougars
Published on: 8/30/2011
August 30th a group attended the Cougars game.
Happy Bucks
Published on: 8/30/2011
Return of members, Cracker Jack surprises? Read on!
Happy Notes
Published on: 8/17/2011
Happy Notes Week of 8/17/2011
Latest News 8/17/2011
Published on: 8/17/2011
New Members, New In-bounds
 Aurora Sunrise Rotary Club 
Club President
Lewis Johnson

Ryan Ivemeyer 
Joe Kosner

Sue Debolt



Harriet Parker
Sergeant At Arms
Dan Howard

Aurora Sunrise Rotary Board Members

Lewis Johnson
Joe Kosner
Joel Huffman
Harriet Parker
Charlie Schmalz
Sue Debolt
 Ryan Ivemeyer
  Victoria was a recent in-bound from Venezuela and she has returned to pursue her college education. Now that she is graduating she is looking for employment to obtain her work visa.We never forget those who have gone out-bound or those we have been able to host for a year as an in-bound. Help Victoria find a position in her field which is Health Science and Biology with minor Chemistry and Physiology.

Victoria Resume

  Who Does Aurora Sunrise Rotary Help?

Mutual Ground
Teen Night

Elder Care Center

Fox Valley Christian Action
Aurora Inter-Faith Food Pantry
Once a month we stock the shelves on a Monday

Guy, Dave, Sue, Brian and Ben did some painting recently at the Food Pantry while Lewis cleaned the carpets.