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.

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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A faithful Rotarian has passed. Donald G. Bathgate was a member of the Gibson City Rotary Club for many years and contributed his time, talents and service to both the Gibson City club and District 6490. He was very instrumental in establishing the District RYLA program. We salute him!

District Awards Application Open. Share with all of us what you and your club are doing, and in the process gain some recognition and an award! Click here for more details and the application. Deadline to apply is May 28th.

Presidential Citation. Let your club get the recognition it deserves. RI recognizes outstanding clubs with the Presidential Citation. You can find the criteria by clicking here.

May 13th - Rotary Foundation Event A reception for Paul Harris Fellow or higher donors, A Presentation by Rotary International Director Elect PDG Floyd Lancia, and a Screening of the Movie “Breathe.” Sponsorship opportunities are available, click here for more information.

Hoopeston Annual Golf Benefit - June 1st The annual golf benefit is at Hubbard Trail Country Club. Click for the registration form and for the sponsorship form.

Cards/Cubs Game - June 17th Save the date for Rotary Day! Click here for purchase information! Proceeds from the tickets will go to support District Literacy Activities.

Next RI Convention set for June 23-27, 2018 in Toronto. The Rotary International Convention will travel to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where there’s Inspiration Around Every Corner, June 23-27. Toronto is a diverse city with lots to offer, including vibrant cultural, art, entertainment, and culinary scenes. You’ll learn about new ideas, hear different perspectives, and gain new skills through engaging speakers, breakout sessions, and exhibits in the House of Friendship. Don’t miss out on the most inspiring convention yet! For more information, click here.

PETS pictures. Check out pictures from the 2018 Presidents-Elect and President-Elect Nominees training. Photos taken by District 6490 Official Photographer Bill Warmoth
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