Professor Leslie Looney, director, Laboratory for Astronomical Imaging, UIUC, got us inspired for the August 21 solar eclipse this morning.
President Rod officially passed the Gavel to incoming President, Bob La Charite on Thursday, June 29th.
Andy Robinson spoke to C-U Sunrise Rotary about the efficiency and cost of solar energy on June 22, 2017.
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.
Mayor Diane Marlin unveils her plans for the city of Urbana to C-U Sunrise Rotary Club members on May 25th.
Champaign County Humane Society’s Alicia Schneider gives us a great overview of the goals and services of the organization.
Fascinating update on campus sustainability issues by Morgan Johnston, Director of Sustainability, Facilities and Services, UIUC.
President Elect Bob La Charite presents new member Candy Loyd to the C-U Sunrise Club on April 13th.
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.
C-U Sunrise Rotary Club kept District Governor Kevin Yonce busy the past couple of weeks handing out Paul Harris Fellow pins and certificates. Recognized were Angie Schoonover, Michell Barbey, Bob La Charite, Billy Stull and Keith Brandau.