The First and Founding Gathering of the Cigar Fellows

was held on December 5, 2013. Hosted by District Governor (6450) Cliff Lyda and ROTARY/One member David Phelps.

Founding members included: Ronald Broida, Robert Hann, Kate Koziol and Mark Smolenski, along with hosts Cliff Lyda and David Phelps.

7:30 PM on Thursday, December 5th at a gathering for Rotarians and friends to enjoy each other’s company and partake in one of life’s greatest pleasures – a good stogie, combined with spirited conversation in an uninhibited environment with perhaps a taste of the ole’ Scottish Whiskey, etc. – I think you get the point.


For those, hungry before a cigar ---  if interested in a bite to eat and meet at: 

Macks Golden Pheasant Restaurant and Bar any time after 6:00 (bar area – to the left)‎

668 W North Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60137

(630) 279-8544


ULTIMATE CIGAR – 7:30 PM, Thursday, December 5th

Ultimate Cigar

137 East North Avenue  Villa Park, Illinois 60181, IL 60181

(630) 833-2990‎


Here’s a picture gallery of their lounge:


Also, adjacent is a wine/liquor store – with direct access from the cigar lounge.


Cigar Fellows

Rotarian Cigar & Life Aficionados

US and International Headquarters

P.O. Box 5290

River Forest, IL 60305-5290 USA


A virtual office, leave message & email.

FACEBOOK is /rotarycigarfellows








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