Bloomingdale
CHARACTER COUNTS!®  
Coalition





Our Mission:  To actively build and nurture trustworthiness , respect ,
responsibility , fairness , caring , and citizenship  throughout our community. 


Our Vision:  Our community, living the principle that CHARACTER COUNTS!


Want to join us in helping to better Bloomingdale?  Just ask!
 


Meetings begin at 5:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month.  
For location of next meeting, please see calendar below.


Bloomingdale CHARACTER COUNTS!® Coalition
201 S. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL  60108

Contact:  Barb Weber, 630 671-5613 or  email


                            



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Trustworthiness Respect Responsibility Fairness Caring Citizenship


2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS


Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noted.
*  Host and alternate note-taking duties    Minutes Template


January 6:  Bloomingdale Village Hall - * Barb Weber

February 2:  CC! Training Sign-up - Dr. Gary Smit, Bloomingdale Library, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
 and Training Flyer

February 3:  Winnebago Elementary - * Laura Reece

March 1:  Deadline for Submittal of Recognition Award Nominations

March 2:  Westfield Middle School - * Deyana Matt

April 6:  Bloomingdale Park District JRC - * Becky Wyatt

April 30:  Annual CC! Awards Breakfast @ 9:00 AM, Bloomingdale Golf Club

May 4:   Bloomingdale Park District JRC - * Sandy VanGundy

June 1:   Bloomingdale Township - * Dawn Arimura

June 27-29:  CC! Training, District 13 Office - Deyana Matt

July – No Meeting

August 3:  St. Isidore’s - * Kandy Jones

September 7:  School District 13 - * Linda Wojcicki

October 11:  Annual CC! Celebration @ 6:30 PM in Old Town Park (Rain date October 18)

November 2:  Bloomingdale Library (Annual Meeting) - * Sue Crosson-Knutson

December 7:  Holiday Dinner (No Regular Meeting)



Past Calendars



OFFICERS

Chair:  Bill Bahr  (Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club)
Vice-Chair:  Deyana Matt  (Bloomingdale School District 13)
Secretary:  Becky Wyatt  (Community-at-large)
Treasurer:  Barb Weber  (Village of Bloomingdale)

Officer History




National Brochure     National Quick Guide    For Character

BCCC Brochure    Membership Dues/Application    Bylaws

Coalition Purpose      Related Links      Business Brochure

Education and Business Speaker and Training Availability  

Score 6       Be Honest    Contributions    Coalition Activities

Pillar Awards                       Random Act of Character Awards

Youth Character Awards                              Business Awards

Annual Recognition Awards


   


“What is honored in a country will be cultivated there.”  --  Plato
Help honor someone now!  


Annual Recognition Program Nomination Form (annual - Adobe pdf)


* Unoffical Tips and Guidelines for Annual Recognition Awards *

Annual Recognition Program Nomination Form (annual - editable Word document)

Pillar Award Nomination Form (timely - Adobe pdf)



Focus

January: Respect
February:
Caring
March:
Trustworthiness
April:
Responsibility
May:
Fairness
June:
Citizenship
July:
Responsibility
August:
Respect
September:
Citizenship
October:
Fairness
November:
Trustworthiness
December:
Caring


 
                     


COALITION MEMBERS (Links; Board of Directors*)

Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce  (Stan Poplonski*)
Bloomingdale Fire Protection District #1  (Richard Kurka*)
Bloomingdale Lions Club  (Sue Crosson-Knutson*)
Bloomingdale Park District  (Sandy Vangundy*)
Bloomingdale Police Department  (Dawn Odoi*)
Bloomingdale Public Library  (Kandy Jones*)
Bloomingdale School District #13  (Linda Wojcicki* &
Deyana Matt*  
(IAEA’s 2014 Illinois Art Educator of the Year!))
Bloomingdale Township  (Dawn Arimura*)
Bloomingdale VFW Post 7539  (TBD)
Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club  (Bill Bahr* - IBEX Systems)
St. Isidore Catholic School  (Nancy Butler*)
Village of Bloomingdale  (Barb Weber*)
Winnebago School  (Laura Reece*)
Community-at- large (Sherry Douglas*)
Community-at- large (Becky Wyatt)

Contact Webmaster (Bill Bahr) at  email


      


News Video:   Hero Honored for Saving Motorcyclist's Life

Photos from 2014 CHARACTER COUNTS! Night

“What Will Matter” by Michael Josephson

Article on Character in Bloomingdale


BCCC ShirtsInquire


www.charactercounts.org     www.character60108.org

As of 2004, the Bloomingdale CHARACTER COUNTS!® Coalition is a federally recognized
not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization.  Begun in 1996, it was officially founded in August of 1998.
Early history overview article.


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