Winning essays. You can read the two essays that won recognition in this spring's District 6490 writing contest. Click here.
RYE help needed. A student from Gibson City, Breeann Dix, is falling short in her effort to raise $7,000 to participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange. Donations from Rotarians would be welcome. You can send a donation, made out to District 6490 RYE, to: Terry Wier, Chair, District 6490 RYE Program, 814 N 2nd St., Marshall, Illinois 62441.
June 10-14 – RI Convention, Atlanta, GA
June 17 - Training. District 6490 will hold Assembly Training June 17 at Richland Community College, Decatur. District leaders and club leaders should attend. Topics will include Global Grants, The Rotary Foundation, recruiting new members and more. All district Rotarians are welcome. Registration is required. Use the District Calendar to register. A $15 fee will be payable at the door. A light breakfast and lunch will be included.
SAVE THE DATE.On Sunday, June 25, Rotary District 6490 will install its new leaders. The event will be held at the Best Western Plus Green Mill Village Convention Center, 917 Green Mill Road, Arcola (I-57 and Hwy. 133). Registration and social time will be at 4:30 p.m. with the program and dinner beginning at 5:15 p.m. To register, go to Rotarydistrict6490.org sign in to DACdb and go to“Calendar.”
August 19 – RLI training at Richland Community College, Decatur.
Joint District Institute.
Rotary Districts 6460 and 6490 will hold a Joint District Institute Sept. 8-9, 2017 at the Wyndham Hotel in Springfield. This will be held in conjunction with the Zone Institute. Registration information will come later. For info on speakers and activities, click here.
RYLA camp scheduled. RYLA dates for next year have been set for April 27-29, 2018, at Allerton Park 4-H Memorial Camp.