Bloomingdale CHARACTER COUNTS!® Coalition

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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!
Membership Dues

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




COALITION MEMBERS (Links; Board of Directors*)

Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce  (Stan Poplonski*)
Bloomingdale Fire Protection District #1  (Richard Kurka*)
Bloomingdale Lions Club  (Stan Poplonski*)
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  (Liz Harper*,  Becky Wyatt*)

Contact Webmaster (Bill Bahr) at  email


Chair:  Linda Wojcicki (Bloomingdale School District 13)
Vice-Chair:  Stan Poplonski (Bloomingdale Lions Club/Chamber of Commerce)
Secretary:  Becky Wyatt  (Community-at-large)
Treasurer: Barb Weber  (Village of Bloomingdale)

Officer History

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.


Be Honest

“Bloomingdale -- caring is in our CHARACTER....”




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