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8:00AM Doors open
Continental Breakfast Served
8:55AM Message of Welcome
Pre-recorded Message: Senator Tammy Duckworth
9:00AM Introduction of the
First Lady of Rotary: Ms. Juliet Riseley
9:10AM Ms. Juliet Riseley
9:35AM Questions and Answers: Ms. Juliet Riseley
9:45AM Break
10:00AM Introduction of Ms. Doritt Bern
10:10AM Ms. Doritt Bern
10:35AM Questions and Answers: Ms. Doritt Bern
10:45AM Break
11:00AM Introduction of Talei Thompson
11:10AM Talei Thompson
11:35AM Questions and Answers: Talei Thompson
11:45AM Presentation of Leadership Awards
Noon Thank You’s and Dismissal

Each Leadership Award is $1,000

The purpose of our event is to cultivate leadership ability, talent and attitudes of individuals who are best suited to effect and lead meaningful future change at all levels within their communities, businesses and organizations. At the culmination of the morning’s event we will present three Leadership Awards to those candidates that exemplify the purpose of the event. Our Mentors are invited to nominate their Protégé’s for an award. The application and process is explained in the document contained on this web site. Please complete the application on or before Midnight, Saturday, April 7th.

Both Mentor and Protégé applicant must be in attendance on April 14th. The applicant must reside within the boundaries of the three Rotary Districts and be a US citizen. For complete details see page one of the application.

Delta Hotels Chicago North Shore Suites
1400 Milwaukee Ave
Glenview, IL 60025


When making a reservation please mention this booking code to be associated with the event.

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Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016


Notice for Event Parking
Please use Parking Lot “C” and enter via Door #37