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Sat, March 02, 2024
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM CT

The Stonegate Banquet and Conference Center
2401 W Higgins Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Are you Ready to ROCK the Classic this year?



"Rockin' the Community with Rotary:  Gala"

Rotary’s  Gala is an event like no other, where the vibrant spirit of Rotary meets the timeless appeal of Classic Rock. This gala is a testament to the dynamism, camaraderie, and positive impact Rotary brings to the community.

"We are the 'movers and groovers' of the Rotary Community"

Much like Classic Rock legends who've electrified audiences with their dynamic performances, Rotarians are the "movers and groovers" of the service Community. The Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates is known for its unwavering commitment to making a difference in its community and beyond.  Gala is a stage where these dedicated individuals showcase their passion for service in a way that resonates with the energy and fervor of Classic Rock.

Classic Rock vibes are like Rotary traits

Energetic performances, catchy melodies, and insightful lyrics are the heart and soul of Classic Rock, and these qualities are mirrored in Rotary's approach to service. Rotarians pour their energy into projects that uplift and empower communities, creating harmonious change. Their actions are like the catchy melodies that linger in your mind, leaving a lasting impact. Furthermore, Rotary's commitment to fostering goodwill and understanding among people of diverse backgrounds is akin to the insightful lyrics that challenge us to think deeply about the Community around us.

Classic Rock n' Roll brings people together just like Rotary

Classic Rock has an incredible ability to bring people together, transcending boundaries of age, culture, and background. It's a genre that unites generations through a shared love for music. Similarly, Rotary brings people from all walks of life together with a common purpose: to make the Community a better place.  Gala is a testament to this unity, where Rotarians and supporters come together to celebrate their shared commitment to service while having a great time.

"Rockin' the Community with Rotary:  Gala"

The Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates’  Gala is more than just an event; it's a fusion of the best qualities of Classic Rock and Rotary. Rotary's dedication, energy, and unity, parallels the timeless appeal of Classic Rock. As we gather to enjoy an evening of music, dance, and camaraderie, we are reminded that, just like Classic Rock, Rotary's impact will resonate through generations, creating a harmonious Community for all.



The Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates is committed to selecting projects and activities that will impact senior wellbeing, literacy, and area poverty at all ages. We endeavor to be responsive to the changing needs of our community and to work alongside village officials, community leaders and organizations that share this commitment.


Your purchase helps to:

  • break the cycle of domestic violence (WINGS)
  • empower and heal abused children (Children’s Advocacy Center)
  • foster a lifetime of learning for children in high-risk environments (Children’s Home & Aid Society)
  • feed the hungry at locations like School Districts 54 & 211, Schaumburg Township, and Partners for Our Communities
  • provide recreation for children and adults with disabilities (Northwest Special Recreation Association)
  • award annual scholarships (Harper College)
  • enable older adults to stay in their homes longer (Kenneth Young Center)
  • provide nutritious meals/fellowship to seniors (Schaumburg Senior Program)
  • provided personal protection equipment to our community partners
  • help children to build trust by shopping with police officers (Shop with a Cop)


2024 Honorary Chairpersons:

Anne and Loren Trimble


Loren and Anne Trimble are active members and enthusiastic supporters of the Rotary Club of Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates, particularly their mission of service and their goal to eradicate community poverty. The Trimble’s live by the Rotary principle of Service Above Self.  They, as part of their LAJCK Foundation, are proud to be “Presenting Sponsors” and are humbled to be the 2024 Honorary Chairs of the Foundation’s 45th Annual Rotary Classic.

Loren and Anne are both accountants and met while auditing at Arthur Andersen. They have been married for 34 years and have three adult children living in the area.  During their early life together, Anne focused on raising their children and volunteering at their school, church, and community.   Loren worked to build business relationships through many community organizations all while building his business career.   He has served on many not-for-profit boards, such as the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Friendship Village, and the Rotary Foundation board.  The family supports many homeless shelters in the area as well as other parts of the country.  Additionally, their foundation provides support for those in financial need to receive quality education and aids several efforts for the Cardinal of Chicago.

Loren is the founder and CEO of AArete, a global professional services firm headquartered in Chicago since 2008. The AArete guiding principles are very closely aligned with that of the Rotary Club.  As a leader of a global firm, he aims to provide unparalleled client service while empowering his colleagues to give back and serve their own communities.



None of this would be possible without the

support of our ROCKSTAR sponsors.

Become a SPONSOR today!

Contact George Panopoulos at thepanopoulosgroupinc@gmail.com to secure your spot!


Naming Rights - $100,000
Presenting - $50,000
Platinum - $25,000
Gold - $10,000
Silver - $5,000
Bronze - $2,500
Friend of Rotary - $500-$2,499
Bid Plaque - $1,500
Presenting Sponsors:
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Silver Sponsors:
Bronze Sponsors:
Friends of Rotary:
In Kind Sponsors:



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