Club of
  Highland Park / Highwood
President Karen Dennis welcomed our speaker, guest and Club members, then  opened the meeting and the Club recited the Pledge of Allegiance and The Four Way Test. 
 
Announcements:
 
Karen told members we need a Club Champion for Operation Pollination.  We need someone among us to play a small role in improving our environment by keeping in touch with Go Green HP and our Interact Club on how we can play a role in becoming Wildlife Habitat certified.  Please contact Karen.
 

 
A Memorial Service celebrating Dan Pierce’s Life
 
Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 12:30 PM
 
Congregation Makon Solel Lakeside
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, IL. 60035
 
Reception immediately following the service.
 
The Pierce family hopes that you will have been vaccinated.  In addition, please wear a mask so that everyone feels comfortable and is able to attend.
 

 
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS
 
Highwood's Great Pumpkin Festival needs volunteers!
Everything from pumpkin carvers to bartenders are needed for THIS WEEKEND. Please contact Scott Coren at scoren@cityofhighwood.org
 
 
Support by the community by volunteering at the Highwood Mobile Food Pantry
Volunteers are needed to pack food boxes and then distribute them to people in need.  This is an outdoor volunteer project although masks are strongly encouraged.  
Friday, October 22, 2021
Fort Sheridan Metra Station, 508 E. Old Elm Road, Highwood
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Please RSVP to Ghida Neukirch at gneukirch@cityhpil.com
 
 
Pajama Drive for area Foster Children!
New pajamas, socks and mittens are needed to give area foster children warmer and happier holidays! From newborn to teenager and all sizes in between!
Collection day will be Wednesday November 10th - bring your new clothing to the meeting that day!!!! They will then be delivered to State Senator Julie Morrison's office.
 

 
 
Wanted!  Updated information and headshots for the directory!
Mike Mills has convinced us that it is time for a new directory. So pictures will be taken (if you want a new one) and an update form will be available at the next meeting. If you have professional pictures or information you want updated, you can send it to Mary Beth at hphwrotary@gmail.com.
 

 

Volunteers Needed at Bernie's Book Bank
The start of the school year is right around the corner and we need your help! Volunteer to sort, sticker and pack books for under-served children throughout Chicagoland at Bernie's Book Bank in Lake Bluff.  Sessions are limited to 25 volunteers. Visit their website
for more information 


 
It's Gala Time!
Important update: if you haven't mailed the RSVP card yet, DO NOT MAIL IT!
Please hand it in at the next meeting or you can drop it off at Neil Dahlmann's office-
436 Park Avenue East - HP.
 
Our Gala will be October 23rd at the Exmoor Country Club.
Check your mail - be on the look out for your invitation, raffle tickets and sponsorship opportunities!