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District Governor Larry Howell Visits C-U Sunrise

On July 20, DG Larry Howell spoke to C-U Sunrise Rotary and outlined his goals for the year.

DG Larry Howell

By |July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rotary Club Members Learned About the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Professor Leslie Looney, director, Laboratory for Astronomical Imaging, UIUC, got us inspired for the August 21 solar eclipse this morning.

By |July 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pass the Gavel and Awards Day

President Rod officially passed the Gavel to incoming President, Bob La Charite on Thursday, June 29th.

By |July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

C-U Sunrise Members Learned About Solar Energy

Andy Robinson spoke to C-U Sunrise Rotary about the efficiency and cost of solar energy on June 22, 2017.

By |June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

C-U Sunrise Donates to the Chez Center for Wounded Veterans

Chez Center for Wounded Veterans

President Rod Roberts presents a check May’s Bucket Money to Garrett Anderson of the Chez Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education during the Thursday morning meeting on May 25th.

By |May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin speaks to C-U Sunrise

Mayor of Ubana, Illinois 

Mayor Diane Marlin unveils her plans for the city of Urbana to C-U Sunrise Rotary Club members on May 25th.

By |May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Energy Speaker Alicia Schneider Addresses Our Club

Champaign County Humane Society’s Alicia Schneider gives us a great overview of the goals and services of the organization.

By |May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Morgan Johnston speaks to C-U Sunrise Club

Fascinating update on campus sustainability issues by Morgan Johnston, Director of Sustainability, Facilities and Services, UIUC.

By |May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome Candy Loyd

President Elect Bob La Charite presents new member Candy Loyd to the C-U Sunrise Club on April 13th.

By |May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clif Rocks! Benefit Memorial Day Weekend

Suzanne Aldridge has taught English and drama at Centennial High School for twenty-six years. She served as the teacher sponsor of Centennial’s Interact Club from 2003-2008, and her husband, Bob, served as Champaign Rotary President from 2003-2004. Sue will retire from Centennial in June and has planned one last show, “Callbacks,” to raise money for the Clif Rocks! Foundation, which she and Bob started in 2010, after their son, Clif, lost his battle with cancer. The Clif Rocks! Foundation provides scholarships for deserving Centennial and Illinois State University students and young adults that are battling cancer. Over two hundred Centennial alumni will return Memorial Day weekend to reprise roles from past years, performing two shows on Sunday, May 28; one at 2:00 pm and one at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10.00 for general admission and $50.00 for premium seating. Click on https://store11472354.ecwid.com to buy tickets. Your donation will be a great way to honor Sue Aldridge and her son, Clif.



By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments