The Rotary Club of St. Charles recently inducted three new Rotary members: Rev. David Peck of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in St. Charles; Tony Hyler, CEO of Burry Foods; and Holly Cabel, executive director of the St. Charles Park District.
Ellen Young, District Governor Elect at Rotary District 6440, attended the St. Charles Rotary Club's meeting to induct the three newest members. Standing next to the new members during the induction were their St. Charles Rotary Club sponsors. President Bob Brown, retired, sponsored Rev. David Peck; David McNamara, Burry Foods, is sponsored Tony Hyler; and artist Guy Bellaver sponsored Holly Cabel.
The Rotary Club of St. Charles is committed to "Service Above Self" and focuses on five areas of service that include Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service, International Service, and New Generations Service. The club meets weekly at noon Thursdays for a lunch and general business meeting. People living or working in St. Charles with interest in the Rotary Club are welcome to attend a lunch meeting as a guest of a fellow Rotarian.
The St. Charles Rotary Club is a mixed group of 50 local business men and women, community leaders, and retirees. The club embodies service in action. For example, this club has assisted in the building of a library and school in a rural area of Guatemala; has sent emergency aid to Haiti; has financially supported local nonprofits; has contributed funds to Rotary International's goal of worldwide eradication of Polio. In addition, the club has provided more than $64,000 in local scholarships over the past 6 years. Rotary members are business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
For more information about the St. Charles Noon Club, contact Scott Piner at (847) 280-1601. For more information and to see work in action, visit rotarystc.org.