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Polo Women's Club
Our local Polo Women's Club was organized in 1921.
Our club members work together selecting projects and programs based on interests and needs in our community, while benefiting from the expertise and support at district, state, regional, and national levels.

Women of all ages, interests, and diversity are welcome. The club members will find fulfillment in working towards the club's objectives and in the associations and relationships they make in the Polo Women's Club.

Regular club meetings are held the second Monday of each month, normally 1:00 PM, at the KSB Clinic Community Room in Polo.

Interesting in visiting a meeting?
Please contact one of our local members:
Janice Bates 815-590-8435
Louise Hall 815-946-2198

We also have special meetings: May (special luncheon banquet meeting with installation of new officers), July Picnic, September (luncheon potluck), and Christmas party.

Annual Spring Luncheon & Auction
We are proud to hold his event each spring as our annual fundraiser. It is a fun, enjoyable community event. We are able to contribute to many local needs with the proceeds from this fundraiser.

April- National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Each year, we partner with Prevent Child Abuse Illinois. Our mayor reads the proclamation at the first April City Council meeting as well as on the day of the pinwheel planting at our City Park. Pinwheels are planted at the park as well as all three schools. The blue pinwheel represents innocence is a national symbol for child abuse prevention. Pinwheels reflect the bright future all children deserve. Let's all work together to prevent child abuse.

We support over 45 local and national organizations. Listed below are some of the organizations we support:
  • Easter Seals- Autism Program
  • FOCUS House- Rochelle
  • Granny Rose Animal Shelter
  • Happy Tails Humane Society
  • Hope of Ogle County
  • Illinois USO
  • Leydig Center
  • Northern IL Leadership ConferencePADS Homeless Shelter
  • Pinwheels for Prevention (Prevent Child Abuse, Illinois)
  • Polo Area Community Theater
  • Polo Senior Center
  • Polo Pool
  • Polo Rehab and Health Care Center
  • Polo Schools
  • Polo Town and Country Days
  • Salvation Army
  • Second Hand Rose
  • Shining Star
  • The Caring Center
  • Veterans
  • Village of Progress