Submitted by Jon Robb
The Libertyville Sunrise Rotary conducted its annual installation dinner recently at White Deer Run golf club in Vernon Hills. The club celebrated its 26th successful year, which included more than $80,000 being distributed to 38 charities at its annual Giving Dinner in May.
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At the dinner, Bob Zamor was honored as outgoing president while Jeff Harger was sworn in as incoming president. Steve Risley was presented with the Rotarian of the Year award. He was recognized as coordinator of the club's "Rotary Reads" program, which provides books and readers for students in grades 1-3 in more than 50 classrooms in Libertyville, Oak Grove, Waukegan and North Chicago.
He's also chairman of the of the Annual Giving Committee, which coordinates all of its various charitable donations.
The Rotarians also said goodbye to exchange student Dominic Hagmann from Bern, Switzerland. They sponsored him the past year while he attended Libertyville High School.
The Sunrise Rotary meets Wednesdays at 7 a.m. at Lambs Farm in Libertyville. For information, visit libertyvillesunriserotary.com.
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