Rotary Club of La Crosse                 District 6250  Club 2690

                                                                                                                           Founded June 1, 1919

 

Speakers
Chancellor Joe Gow and Staff
Oct 26, 2017
Sustaining Excellence - UWL New Strategic Plan
Sustaining Excellence - UWL New Strategic Plan

UWL adopted a new strategic plan, Sustaining Excellence, earlier this year. Chancellor Gow, and others working on the strategic plan, would like to share with the Downtown Rotary members the components and the progress of this plan, in particular the priority centered around increasing community engagement. 

District Governor Joe Ruskey
Nov 02, 2017
District 6250
Dean Dickinson
Nov 09, 2017
November is Foundation Month
Jerry Arndt
Nov 16, 2017
Classification Talk
NO MEETING
Nov 23, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving
Petra Roter
Dec 07, 2017
Classification Talk
Rotary Rally Day
Dec 14, 2017
Dean Dickinson MC
Dec 21, 2017
Christmas Program
NO MEETING
Dec 28, 2017
Merry Christmas
Mayor Tim Kabat
Jan 11, 2018
State of La Crosse
Annual Meeting
Jan 25, 2018
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
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LaCrosse

Rotary Making a Difference

Thursday - 11:30 Buffet - 12:00 Meeting
at the Radisson Center
200 Jay Street
Parking Radisson Hotel
LaCrosse, WI  54601
United States
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World Polio Day
24 October
One Day, One Focus, Ending Polio

Get ready for Rotary's 5th annual World Polio Day event, co-hosted with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. They will stream live from Gates Foundation headquarters in Seattle, Washington to bring together more than 50,000 viewers around the world. Join them as global health experts and celebrities share their progress on the road to polio eradication.

Our club will be having a Rotary Fellowship on Tuesday, Oct 24th at Grounded Specialty Coffee, 308 Main Street, La Crosse for World Polio Day.....join area Rotarians on World Polio Day....starts at 4:00...Gates Foundation streamed live at 4:30....enjoy a meal with your fellow Rotarians for $10.

 
WORLD POLIO DAY IN WISCONSIN
Hosted by Rotary District 6250
Wisconsin State Capital
2 E Main Street 
Madison Wisconsin
 
October 24, 2017
4-6
Meet at the Wisconsin State Capitol - State Street Steps for World Polio Day. Followed by a social at the Great Dane Pub. District 6250 Clubs encouraged to make this your weekly meeting. Together we can End Polio Now!
 
 
 
 
We are teaming up with the Riverfest Commodores with a fundraiser.  They are selling raffle tickets to benefit their Riverfest Commodore Foundation, Inc....each ticket is $10 or 3 for $25....every ticket we sell we will get $5.......1NFL Logosst Place is Four Club Seats to the Packers/Dallas game on October 16th...includes a 6 passenger limo service to and from the game.....2nd - 5th price click here to view.   We hope you will not only buy a ticket but take a pack of tickets to sell to your friends, co-workers, etc.  We will use the money through-out the year for our  projects.  Last year we used $1,000 for the Riverwatch Project and $1,000 for the After Hours Youth Exchange program. The money remaining may be used for our Veteran's Lounge Project.  Please help us make this fundraiser a success.  Pick up your tickets this week at Rotary. PICK UP A PACK AND SELL THEM TO YOUR FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS!  Drawing will be Monday, September 11th at 7 pm at Shenanigan's.  If you are not a member of our club and would like to purchase a ticket..email rotarylax@charter.net and we will connect with you.
 
 
 

Rotarian of the Year

David Amborn

 

Anne Snow nominated David...

I believe David Amborn should be the 2016-17 Rotarian of the Year for our club because David Amborn lives the four way test in all that he does. He has overseen the downtown Fruit Basket fundraiser for years, offered his help with convention and every other Rotary need that is asked of him. He has the highest ethical standards and retired from Gundersen Lutheran Foundation after years of fundraising and community giving. He continues to serve the Community Theater, The Children's Museum and the Parenting Place in leadership positions, helping our community to be the best it can be. He has taken an active interest in exchange students in the past, making sure they get to community events and feel welcomed.
 
I can think of no one who is more deserving, who continues to be active in Rotary year after year, tirelessly and willingly accepting roles wherever needed.
 
David is currently serving on our Board of Directors and is our Sergeant-at-Arms.  He is a past La Crosse Rotary Foundation President and Club President (2009-10).
 
David will also be recognized at the Avenues of Service Dinner on August 15th.
 
 
 
 
 
    
The Brain Game Board of Directors has exciting news!  They are launching an eBook version of The Brain Game at our Rotary International Booth in Atlanta!  They are also very close to having Amazon publish, store and distribute the hard hardcover English version and BuildFire to host the mobile app.  Kuddos to all involved in creating these exciting changes to The Brain Game.
 
The Brain Game is a book enhancing children's brain development, written and recommended by early childhood professionals. This resource was developed through the leadership of the Rotary Club of La Crosse and as part of this Rotary project given to parents of newborns at both local hospitals.  The books are also available in Spanish.
 
Reminder if you are traveling and visiting other Rotary Clubs....please make sure and pick up a banner and Brain Game Book to present. Great way to promote the Brain Game Project.
 
If you have any questions on the Brain Game Project, you can contact Jeanne Meyer, Administrator at 608-304-2971 or visit their web site.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Al Louis has been a member of our club since June 2, 2016.  He and his wife Brenda own Designing Jewelers.   Al has been a very active member of our club.  He said "my first year Rotary experience has been wonderful, awesome and exciting.  Best organization I have ever had the privilege of being a part of.  I am so amazed what this group gets accomplished."
 
Thanks to David Amborn for proposing Al!  If you know of someone who might be a great Rotarian, invite them to one of our meetings.  That is what David did and Al said yes!
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClubRunner Mobile App is now available for download!  The ClubRunner Mobile App is your key to connect to your ClubRunner website on the go! Completely, free to download and use, this app will let you access the key info you need while you're on the go. Password protected just like your website, the ClubRunner Mobile app is comprised of 3 main modules.You now will have the ability to view your member directory, view the articles posted to your website and locate the nearest club right from your iPhone or iPod, bringing you even closer to being able to connect, collaborate and communicate
 
To download the app from the Apple App Store or from Google Play, simply type in 'ClubRunner' in the search bar. Our mobile app is compatible with all versions of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch sets that have iOS 3.1 or later and with versions of Anrdoids that are 2.3.3 or better.
 
Click here for more information. Note the app is the one that has a blue background and has CR on it. It will give you easy access to all our member's contact information.
 
 
 
 
 
 

PROGRAM CHAIRS FOR THE UPCOMING ROTARY YEAR....  Our monthly program chairs will work with the Program Committee and be a host to our speakers each week.  You will be responsible for recruiting all the volunteer helpers for the meetings during your month.

If you would like to volunteer to do Rotarians in the News, be a greeter or raffle ticket seller, or announce guests, you can email the Monthly Program Chair. Link to Program Chairs.

 


 

 

 

Rotary Club of La Crosse
P.O. Box 1914, La Crosse, WI  54602-1914
608-526-4491 (Phone and Fax)
rotarylax@charter.net
Lyn Sheffer, Administrator

 

The La Crosse Brain Game
P.O. Box 384
La Crosse, WI 54602-0384
608-799-7974
info@rotarybraingame.org
Jeanne Meyer, Administrator
 

Rotary Works Foundation
P.O. Box 1571, La Crosse, WI  54602-1571
608-886-9793
rotaryworksfoundation@gmail.com
www.rotaryworksfoundation.org

Kathy Knoblock, Administrator

 
Rotary Club of La Crosse-After Hours
P.O. Box 1622
La Crosse, WI  54602-1622 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

  

 
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Sergeant-at-Arms
Amborn, David
 
Secretary
Swanwick, Bruce
 
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Dahlby, Earlamae
 
Program Chair
Johnston, Dave
 
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Haase, Ann
 
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Palmberg, Rob
 
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Swanwick, Bruce
 
Rotarians in the News
Christians, Roger
 
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Bakkum, Andy
 
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Johnston, Dave
 
 
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