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Sycamore Rotary seats new officers

Published: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

The Sycamore Rotary Club has selected its slate of officers for the 2014-2015 Rotary year; elections were held Aug. 6 during the regular Rotary Club meeting at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore.

Riley Oncken has been named club president for the 2014-15 year; he is a local attorney and also is a member of the DeKalb County Board.

Russell Bishop will serve as president-elect; he is a practicing psychologist and will serve as club president in 2015-16.

Jeff Keicher is the immediate past president for the club. He is an insurance agent with State Farm, with an office based in Sycamore.

Sally Bruch is the club secretary for the coming year, a post she has held for the past four years. She is a certified financial planner at Bruch Financial Advisors LLC.

Michele Jurkovic has been chosen to serve as club treasurer for the coming year; she is an optometrist practicing in Sycamore, and operator of Dr. Michele’s Eye Care.

Sue Emberson will be a club director for the coming year; she is a travel agent with Royal Travel in DeKalb. She will serve as club president in 2016-17.

Eric Jones also has been named a club director for this year; he is a consultant with TransWare Enterprises, and will serve as club president in 2017-18.

Brian Adams has been appointed the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Rotary Club, a post he has held for the past two years; he is the news director at WDKB-FM in DeKalb.

Lavarre Uhlken has been appointed as the assistant treasurer, serving under Dr. Jurkovic; he is a retired scientist.

The Sycamore Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore; for more information about the Rotary Club, visit the club website at www.sycamorerotary.org or find them on Facebook.

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