Hall of Honor

In 1991 PDG Art Skelton and DG Keith Hutson established the District 6490 Hall of Honor, honoring district Rotarians for many years of service to their clubs, communities and vocations.

2018

  • PDG Larry Howell - Arcola

2018

  • George Johnston - CU After 5

2017

  • Judith Story - Danville Sunrise
  • Eric Luedtke - Mahomet

2016

  • Larry and Arlene Pennie - Bloomington-Normal
  • Les and Yvonne Mitkos - Litchfield

2015

  • Janice Bahr - Champaign
  • Gordon Bidner - Normal Club

2014

  • Ron Schettler - Effingham
  • Jon Rector - Champaign West
  • Alan Chapman - Normal

2013

  • Joe Mikulecky - Bloomington - Normal Daybreak
  • Gary Swearingen - Mattoon
  • Marcia Dennis - Normal
  • Bill Wills - Bloomington
  • Ray Ropp - Normal

2012

  • Mary Ann Webb - Bloomington
  • John Calderon - Champaign
  • Jay & Winnie Stortzum - Arcola
  • Mary & Thomas Hodson - Champaign West

2011

  • Kevin Yonce - Champaign West 
  • Gary Olsen - Champaign Urbana Sunrise

2010

  • Rob Cranston - Normal 
  • Richard Davidson - Tuscola 
  • Dick Wagner - Normal

2009

  • Howard Stombaugh - Mowequa-Blue Mound 
  • John Behrendt - Litchfield 
  • Sue Behrendt - Litchfield 
  • Tom Redington - Clinton 
  • Georgia Hoskins - Hoopeston 
  • Tim Weitekamp - Rantoul
  • Sue Weitekamp - Rantoul

2008

  • Mary Droste - Charleston
  • Ben Gildersleeve - Normal

2007

  • John Alexander - Danville Sunrise 
  • Scott Anderson Jr - Champaign 
  • Chris Scherer,PDG - Urbana 
  • Elizabeth Skinner, PDG - Monticello

2006

  • Jim Bowers - Hoopeston

2005

  • Judi Konrad - Charleston 
  • Peter Tomaras - Champaign 
  • George Wolf, PDG* - Normal

2004

  • Malcolm O'Neill - Mattoon 
  • Surinder Sethi - Normal 
  • Dan Thornburgh* - Charleston

2003

  • Karl Konrad - Charleston 
  • Ell Landendorf - Roanoke 
  • Lynette Marshall - Savoy

2002

  • Don Bathgate - Gibson City 
  • Mike Michels - Litchfield 
  • Gary Shore, PDG - Piper City 
  • Don Wendel - Urbana

2001

  • Denton Brown - Champaign 
  • Nestor Ramirez - Champaign West 
  • Jack Wilz, PDG - Normal 
  • Drake Zimmerman - Normal

2000

  • Glenn Hansen, PDG* - Rantoul 
  • Frank Keck, PDG - Champaign

1999

  • Jim Jones* - Blue Mound 
  • Gary Trimmell, PDG - Hoopeston 
  • Joe Van West - Normal

1998

  • W A Bozarth, PDG* - Tuscola 
  • Wayne Brauer, PDG* - Litchfield 
  • Tim Gover, PDG - Charleston 
  • Bill Lair - Charleston 
  • Bill Schweizer - Pontiac

1997

  • Sandra Broadrick-Allen - Savoy 
  • Ora Baer* - Hoopeston 
  • Bob Eisner, PDG* - Champaign 
  • John Hieser, PDG* - Atlanta 
  • Bill Volk - Urbana

1996

  • Paul Luedtke, PDG* - Urbana 
  • Jerry Rebholz - Piper City 
  • Nicholas Sloan* - Hoopeston 
  • Clarence Thompson* - Champaign 
  • Bill Zeigel, PDG* - Charleston

1995

  • Ken Gunji, PDG - Champaign 
  • Carroll Heitzman* - Litchfield 
  • Jim Livesay - Mattoon 
  • Clyde Mascher* - Marshall 
  • Bill Warmoth - Charleston

1994

  • Scott Anderson, Sr* - Champaign 
  • Keith Hutson, PDG - Monticello 
  • Al Lopinot, PDG - Litchfield 
  • Joe Russell* - Savoy 
  • Dave Wilson* - Piper City

1993

  • Lowell Samuel, PDG* - Effingham 
  • Bill Tanton - Metamora-Germantown Hills 
  • Craig Webber, PDG* - Urbana 
  • Diana Williams - Urbana

1991

  • Frank Crawford - Roanoke 
  • Hugh 'Jonesy' Jones* - Charleston 
  • Dan Perrino - Urbana 
  • Kurt Schmidt, PDG* - Savoy 

  * Deceased
 

 

 

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Youth Conference 2020 On Feb. 22, 9am- 1:30pm, District 6490 will hold a Youth Conference for Interact members and Rotaract members at Faith United Methodist Church in Champaign. There will be no charge. Lunch will be provided. This event is a great way for Interact and Rotaract members to trade ideas and brainstorm new ideas. To register, please send the following information to District Interact Chair Art Drake (ardra345@hotmail.com) on or before Feb. 15:
1. Which school your club represents
2.How many Interact members will attend
3. How many adults will attend
4. Any dietary restrictions

Next Rotary Leadership Institute Rotary Leadership Institute is designed for those Rotarians who have the potential and willingness to engage in future club leadership, not necessarily as club presidents. RLI provides you a quality education in Rotary knowledge and leadership skills that are so important in voluntary organizations.The leadership skills you obtain at an RLI event will help you in your involvement in Rotary as well as your leadership efforts professionally. Join us for the next RLI: Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at Richland Community College, Decatur. Light breakfast, refreshments and lunch are included in the $50 registration fee. Many clubs sponsor members who are interested in attending RLI. To register go online at http://www.hoa-rli.org/ by Wednesday, February 26, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact RLI Chair, Cindy Guthrie at district6490rli@gmail.com.

Women of Rotary - New Initiative - Let's Grow Rotary! DG Julie Dobski is gathering a group of Rotary Women to brainstorm how to increase women's membership throughout the district on March 2 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Stephens Family (Champaign County) YMCA. Rotarian women interested in participating should contact DG Julie (littlejewels.julied@gmail.com) or her assistant, Liz Palma (lizzym555@gmail.com).

President-Elect Training Training for incoming presidents will be held in Effingham this spring, March 21 & 22. Please go to http://lolpets.org/ for all kinds of information, including event registration, to help president-elects start their Rotary year with success!

Field Trip to RI in Evanston Join district leaders for a group tour, lunch and small-group training at Rotary International, April 20th. Read more about the trip and register at https://dacdb.com/index.cfm?EventID=77445278.

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