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Rotary Recognizes Tom Zengeler

Libertyville Sunrise Rotary Recognizes Rotary Foundation Donors

Recipients are consistent contributors to Foundation’s success over the years

Contributions to the Rotary International Foundation are essential to securing and growing Rotary programs throughout the world. The Foundation recognizes donors to express gratitude for donors' ongoing commitment. A Level 2 Major Donor has made lifetime contributions of $25,000 or more, while Major Donors have contributed $10,000+ to the foundation. More than 25% of Libertyville Sunrise Rotary members are Major Donors, while 70% are Paul Harris Fellows, members who’ve contributed at least $1,000 each.

Dr. David Potts and Tom Zengeler were recognized by District 6440 Executives, including, Mary Bak, District Governor Elect, Thor Davidson, Governor Nominee, Marlene Frisbee, District Governor Nominee Designate, Donna Lee Gulley, District Major Donor Chair, and Bill Kmiecik, District Governor. In addition, Paul Harris Society Members Patricia Bleck and Jim Curtis were recognized for their additional gifts to the Rotary Foundation. Prior to joining LSR, Dr. David Potts was a member of the Libertyville Noon Rotary Club. Tom Zengeler is an LSR Charter Member and has had perfect attendance since joining, having learned the value of Rotary Service from his father, Robert Zengeler, a Charter Member of the Libertyville Noon Club and a Rotarian for 50+ years before his passing in 2019.

Since its inception in 1987, Libertyville Sunrise Rotary has donated millions of dollars to both local and international charities. Examples include literacy and scholarship programs, programs to combat hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and the eradication of polio, along with programs to support local foodbanks, charities and scholarships. Libertyville Sunrise Rotary is always accepting interested new members and encourages anyone wishing to learn more about the Club to attend one of its weekly meetings.

Rotary International is a 110+-year old global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. There are more than 35,000 Rotary Clubs in 200+ countries. More information about Rotary International donor recognition is available at

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Pictured above (left to right) are Marlene Frisbee, District Governor Nominee Designate, Tom Zengeler, Bill Kmiecik, District Governor, Dr. David Potts, Thor Davidson, Governor Nominee, Mary Bak, District Governor Elect and Donna Lee Gulley, District Major Donor Chair.

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