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Educational Mission:   

Every Rotarian is an example to our youth.  Rotarians must have a part in developing the youth of today to be leaders of tomorrow. 

Rick Thiernau - Chair

Committee Members:

Why sponsor a youth organization?
Tell me what are the prevailing sentiments that occupy the minds of your young people, and I will tell you what is to be the character of our next   generation.   Edmund Burke, English Statesman.
Earlyact Club:
A service club for elementary students to teach them the four-way test and how to live their lives by the four-way test. Approximately twenty-five students in the Millinium School and Glenwood School for Boys & Girls will complete age appropriate international, community and local service projects.
Interact Club:    See our Photo page for recent activities.
A service club for high school students to provide opportunity for young people to work together in a world of fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding.  The goals of the program are noteworthy:  to recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity; to encourage and practice thoughtfulness of and helpfulness to others; to create an awareness of the importance of home and family; to build respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual; to emphasize acceptance of individual responsibility as the basis of personal success, community improvement, and group achievement.
Third Grade Dictionary Project:
Prepare for and deliver cases of dictionaries to the following schools—Churchill, Flossmoor Hills, Heather Hill, Hickorybend, Infant Jesus of Prague, Longwood, Serena Hills, St. Joseph, & Western Ave
Rotary Youth Leadership Activities— High school students from Hillcrest and Homewood-Flossmoor High School and Glenwood School for Boys & Girls participate in a leadership weekend activity.
Be part of the Homewood Rotary Educational Mission:
Ask not what Homewood Rotary can do for you, rather ask what you can do to help the Homewood Rotary organization achieve it’s mission...
You can support the Homewood Rotary Organization in achieving its mission by participating in one of the following  objectives?
Co-Leading an Early Act Club—Teach them the four-way test.  Attend one meeting a month for the school year.  Learn about the club activities and  report them to our organization.
Co-Sponsoring the Interact Club of Hillcrest High School—Assist them in forming a new club.  Attend one meeting a month.
Participate in the third grade and Hillcrest High School dictionary project distribution.

Rotary District 6450-Zone 28
2018-19 District Leadership

District Governor
debi A Ross

Assistant Governor, Area P
Geoff Slawson

Rotary Club of Homewood Leadership
Paul Donohue
2019-2020 President

Geoff Slawson
Immediate Past President

Paul Styles

Mary Hollie

Teri Brenner

Eugene Dumas

Avenues of Service
  - Club Service/Community Service
  - Vocational/New Generations
  - International
Social Chair
Jane Hindsley

Public Relations

Program Chair

Walter Flor
Mike Krokidas

Proud Home Club of
Six District Governors
1962-1963    Charles Sandberg

1969-1970    Duke Spaulding

1983-1984    Albert Thiernau

1990-1991    Elias Mandel

2005-2006    Rick Thiernau

2008-2009    Michael Slevnik




Rotary Club of Homewood Foundation

Rick Thiernau

Steve Marks

Walter Flor

 Ken Weddington

Board of Directors

Mary Hollie

Geoff Slawson
Sam Kormoi
Andrew Horberg
Colin Cutler


Mailing Address:
Rotary Club of Homewood
P.O. Box 1153

Homewood, IL  60430

(708) 798-7976
The office of past president 
Geoff Slawson and TGS