Mon, Nov 11, 2019
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karinpadsPeru Rotarian Karin Orwig arranged a tour for us at the IL Valley PADS facility.  As active supporters, our Rotary group appreciated the opportunity to visit with Marian and Carol on our tour.
Learn more about PADS on their website -
They serve a highly important role in our community.  PADS stands for Public Action to Deliver Shelter and first opened in 1991.
The services they provide include:
Warm bed, food, showers, laundry
Case work
Referrals to agencies to resolve needs
Caring ministry from staff and volunteers
Success in finding jobs and housing
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How YOU were chosen to be a Member of ROTARY

  1. A member of this Rotary Club sponsored your membership.
  2. Our Classification Committee verified your occupation and agreed:
    • that you hold an important position in your firm
    • that you are an outstanding leader in your vocation
    • that the classification being loaned to you was not already represented in our Club.
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The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster.

  1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
  2. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his occupation as an opportunity to serve society.
  3. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his personal, business, and community life;
  4. The advancement of international understanding, good will, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional men united in the ideal of service.
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The Four-Way Test of the things We Think, Say or Do

1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


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