Name: Bob Orsi

Rotary member since: 1981

Your occupation: Retired/Farm Manager

Your former occupation(s): Park and Recreation Director

Tell us about your family: Wife-Vicki, son/daughter-in-law – Mike and Meghan, daughter/son-in-law – Jennifer and Aruch, two grandsons – Owen and Jonathon

What’s an interesting fact about your business most people don’t know?

      Business - Park Districts in Illinois lead the nation in national awards given each year. 

      Personal - I have been a “Rotary Officer’'” is some way since I joined the club in 1981. President, President elect, Vice President or Secretary.

When you’re not working, how do you like to do to spend your time? Hunting and fishing; I like to bowl, travel, camp, garden and go to athletic contests

Tell us about your dream vacation. Italy and England to see where my ancestors immigrated from.

Why did you join Rotary? Keep active and informed about my community and to do service work for the community as well as the world.

What has been your favorite Rotary moment? Supporting service projects, both local and international.

What advice would you like to give new Rotarians? Rotary is an amazing worldwide organization. You just need to explore all its possibilities for service, travel, and participation.

If you could change one thing about your club, what would it be? Lack of participation and interest in Rotary projects.