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The Rotary Club of Geneseo, Illinois

Service above self

About Us

Rotary’s Guiding Principles

Throughout Rotary’s history, several basic principles have been developed to guide Rotarians in achieving the ideal of service and high ethical standards.

The Four-Way Test

Followed by Rotarians worldwide in their business and professional lives, The Four-Way Test was created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932.  It has since been translated into more than 100 languages and is used by organizations and individuals throughout the world.

Avenues of Service

Based on the Object of Rotary, the Avenues of Service are Rotary’s philosophical cornerstone and the foundation on which club activity is based.

Club Leadership

Club President : Cathy Rothschild

Club President-Elect:  John Pavelka

Club Vice-President: Lou Zuck

Club Secretary: Bob Orsi

Club Treasurer: Shelly Hickerson

Sergeant-at-Arms: Rhonda Ludwig

Past President: Shelly Hickerson

Directors: Scott Rubins (2011), 

Barry Snodgrass (2011), Rhonda Ludwig

and David Esche (2012)


Club History

The club was organized on June 22, 1948 by a group of 15 business and professional men and was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Moline.

Club Membership