Hall of Honor

In 1991 PDG Art Skelton and DG Keith Hutson established the District 6490 Hall of Honor, honoring district Rotarians for many years of service to their clubs, communities and vocations.

2017

  • Judith Story - Danville Sunrise
  • Eric Luedtke - Mahomet

2016

  • Larry and Arlene Pennie - Bloomington-Normal
  • Les and Yvonne Mitkos - Litchfield

2015

  • Janice Bahr - Champaign
  • Gordon Bidner - Normal Club

2014

  • Ron Schettler - Effingham
  • Jon Rector - Champaign West
  • Alan Chapman - Normal

2013

  • Joe Mikulecky - Bloomington - Normal Daybreak
  • Gary Swearingen - Mattoon
  • Marcia Dennis - Normal
  • Bill Wills - Bloomington
  • Ray Ropp - Normal

2012

  • Mary Ann Webb - Bloomington
  • John Calderon - Champaign
  • Jay & Winnie Stortzum - Arcola
  • Mary & Thomas Hodson - Champaign West

2011

  • Kevin Yonce - Champaign West 
  • Gary Olsen - Champaign Urbana Sunrise

2010

  • Rob Cranston - Normal 
  • Richard Davidson - Tuscola 
  • Dick Wagner - Normal

2009

  • Howard Stombaugh - Mowequa-Blue Mound 
  • John Behrendt - Litchfield 
  • Sue Behrendt - Litchfield 
  • Tom Redington - Clinton 
  • Georgia Hoskins - Hoopeston 
  • Tim Weitekamp - Rantoul Sue Weitekamp - Rantoul

2008

  • Mary Droste - Charleston Ben Gildersleeve - Normal

2007

  • John Alexander - Danville Sunrise 
  • Scott Anderson Jr - Champaign 
  • Chris Scherer,PDG - Urbana 
  • Elizabeth Skinner, PDG - Monticello

2006

  • Jim Bowers - Hoopeston

2005

  • Judi Konrad - Charleston 
  • Peter Tomaras - Champaign 
  • George Wolf, PDG* - Normal

2004

  • Malcolm O'Neill - Mattoon 
  • Surinder Sethi - Normal 
  • Dan Thornburgh* - Charleston

2003

  • Karl Konrad - Charleston 
  • Ell Landendorf - Roanoke 
  • Lynette Marshall - Savoy

2002

  • Don Bathgate - Gibson City 
  • Mike Michels - Litchfield 
  • Gary Shore, PDG - Piper City 
  • Don Wendel - Urbana

2001

  • Denton Brown - Champaign 
  • Nestor Ramirez - Champaign West 
  • Jack Wilz, PDG - Normal 
  • Drake Zimmerman - Normal

2000

  • Glenn Hansen, PDG* - Rantoul 
  • Frank Keck, PDG - Champaign

1999

  • Jim Jones* - Blue Mound 
  • Gary Trimmell, PDG - Hoopeston 
  • Joe Van West - Normal

1998

  • W A Bozarth, PDG* - Tuscola 
  • Wayne Brauer, PDG* - Litchfield 
  • Tim Gover, PDG - Charleston 
  • Bill Lair - Charleston 
  • Bill Schweizer - Pontiac

1997

  • Sandra Broadrick-Allen - Savoy 
  • Ora Baer* - Hoopeston 
  • Bob Eisner, PDG* - Champaign 
  • John Hieser, PDG* - Atlanta 
  • Bill Volk - Urbana

1996

  • Paul Luedtke, PDG* - Urbana 
  • Jerry Rebholz - Piper City 
  • Nicholas Sloan* - Hoopeston 
  • Clarence Thompson* - Champaign 
  • Bill Zeigel, PDG* - Charleston

1995

  • Ken Gunji, PDG - Champaign 
  • Carroll Heitzman* - Litchfield 
  • Jim Livesay - Mattoon 
  • Clyde Mascher* - Marshall 
  • Bill Warmoth - Charleston

1994

  • Scott Anderson, Sr* - Champaign 
  • Keith Hutson, PDG - Monticello 
  • Al Lopinot, PDG - Litchfield 
  • Joe Russell* - Savoy 
  • Dave Wilson* - Piper City

1993

  • Lowell Samuel, PDG* - Effingham 
  • Bill Tanton - Metamora-Germantown Hills 
  • Craig Webber, PDG* - Urbana 
  • Diana Williams - Urbana

1991

  • Frank Crawford - Roanoke 
  • Hugh 'Jonesy' Jones* - Charleston 
  • Dan Perrino - Urbana 
  • Kurt Schmidt, PDG* - Savoy 

  * Deceased
 

 

 

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Shelterbox to aid hurricane victims. For years, Rotarians in District 6490 have worked to help Shelterbox provide emergency shelter to disaster victims. To learn more about Shelterbox involvement in the area hit by Hurricane Harvey, click here.

Next RI Convention set for June 23-27, 2018 in Toronto. For more information, click here.

Winning essays. You can read the two essays that won recognition in this spring's District 6490 writing contest. Click here.

Joint District Institute. Rotary Districts 6460 and 6490 will hold a Joint District Institute Sept. 8-9, 2017 at the Wyndham Hotel in Springfield. This will be held in conjunction with the Zone Institute. Registration information will come later. For info on speakers and activities, click here.

RYLA camp scheduled. RYLA dates for next year have been set for April 27-29, 2018, at Allerton Park 4-H Memorial Camp.

Presidential Citation. Let your club get the recognition it deserves. RI recognizes outstanding clubs with the Presidential Citation. You can find the criteria by clicking here.

District Conference Sept. 8-9. Register now. Click here for the registration form.

District Grants. Rotary Clubs do a lot of good throughout District 6490 with the help of District Grants. Your club and your community can use these grants to maximize your efforts. For more information, click here.

Projects in Mexico. District 6490 Governor Larry Howell is on the advisory group for Heart 2 Heart, a group of Rotary districts that is banding together for a variety of projects in Mexico. Those projects include kidney transplants, heart surgeries, education and more. Your club can help. For more information, click here.
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