Rotary Clean Up Day at LaHood Park in Washington – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone that came out this past Saturday!   Over 40 Rotarians braved the welcomed sunshine, while lifting heavy sod rolls, dirt, mud and debris into wheelbarrows, a dump truck and a tractor bucket.   Whether it was heavy lifting, coordinating volunteers or prepping refreshments, all hands were appreciated.  Sounds like Rotary at work!    Future […]

Operation Safe Zone at Harry LaHood Park May 17, 2014

Recently you received an email communication from AG Jeff Randolph who represents the Peoria Area Rotary Clubs for District 6460. You may also be aware that we have established a Rotary Disaster committee to address the storms that ravaged Central Illinois last Fall. The group is led by DGN Steve Hopper, and they are doing […]

District 6460 Foundation Disaster Fund

After the tornado in the Pekin/Peoria/Washington area, Rotary members of the District 6460 were searching for ways to help. Steve Hopper, Chair of the Disaster Committee, suggested funds be donated to the Rotary District 6460 Foundation with the goal of assisting people living in those areas. PDG Keith Lape, Chair of the District 6460 Foundation, has been receiving donations . […]

District 6460 Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

Last Sunday portions of the communities of Washington, Pekin and East Peoria were seriously damaged by storms and tornadoes.  Since then, there has been a significant response by numerous organizations to assist those who have incurred injuries or damages.  Each of the Rotary Club Presidents has been in communication with your District Leadership to help […]

Disaster Relief & Shelterbox

Dear fellow Rotarians:   As we all know, on November 8th the worst recorded storm to make landfall flattened entire coastal towns and villages in the Philippines. Thousands of people were killed and hundreds of thousands more are struggling to survive without access to food, water, and shelter. I know we all want to help. […]

Tornados In Central Illinois

Today we have had tornadoes touch down in the central part of our district.  Towns which were hit include  East Peoria, Pekin, and Washington.   I have tried to contact each of the presidents of these Rotary clubs but communication is down.   As District Governor I would like to find a way to offer them help […]

Oklahoma Tornados – 2

Fellow Rotarians & Concerned Citizens – On behalf of Districts 5750 & 5770 we want to welcome donations on behalf of Disaste relief specifically designated for the May 20, 2013 victims and their families! We all have family and loved ones (including myself) that have lost homes, auto’s, personal belongings and friends to this F […]