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.

2022

  • Peggy Hardy - Bloomington-Normal Sunrise

2021

  • Julie Dobski - Bloomington Normal Sunrise

2020

  • Michael and Debra Hirschi - Champaign West

2019

  • 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
 

 

 

Announcements
Past or current club presidents interested in serving District 6490 as District Governor in 2025-26 should submit an application to Nominating Committee Chair Past District Governor Heather Stoa: hhstoa@gmail.com by October 31, 2022.
Click here for Qualifications, Requirements, and Instructions

Click here for Governor-Nominee application forms.

All applications must be signed by both the candidate and the Club Secretary. Interviews will be held in-person the morning of November 5th at the Decatur Club, 158 W. Prairie Avenue, Decatur, IL 62523.


The September Newsletter is available now.
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Jackson, MS, is experiencing major water system problems, which have resulted in a lack of drinking water. Many clubs have asked how to help. District 6820 has disaster relief funds available through the 6820 Foundation. Funds will be used towards projects such as obtaining, delivering and distributing pallets of drinking water and/or addressing other needs.
If you or your district would like to donate to this endeavor, please send your donation to the following address. All donations are tax deductible.

District 6820 Foundation - Disaster Relief Fund 131 Fox Run Road Canton, MS 39046-9633

District Conference Schedule of Events
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Please help the people of eastern Kentucky. The Pikeville, KY Rotary club will serve as the district’s point of contact for cash contributions to a 501(c) (3) fund, through an account with the Pikeville Community Foundation.

Cash contributions can be sent to the following address:
Pikeville Rotary Club Eastern Kentucky Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 988
Pikeville, KY 41502

Funds will be used for immediate disaster relief for the affected families. More information about relief efforts and needs will be communicated as it becomes available.

SHELTERBOX RESPONDING TO UKRAINE CRISES
Resources to share updates
Ukraine PowerPoint Slides.
Ukraine 1 Page Brief
ShelterBox Current Work Deployment Map.

Videos
ShelterBox USA President Kerri Murray providing an update from the field.
Recording of International Women's Day Panel, with Ukraine Update.
Video Training: How To Enter Club Positions:
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