ROTARY CLUB EVENTS & LINKS

 
 
 
 
Rotary International Links
 
ROTARY IN REVIEW LINK  - November 13th 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HOLMEN AREA ROTARY CLUB
FUNDRAISER
 
 
 
The Holmen Area Rotary Club is having their inaugural Holidays In The Park Christmas Tree decorating contest . Businesses, Organizations and Individuals can purchase a tree to decorate. The trees will be set up in Holmen's Halfway Creek Park and will be on display from December 4th to the 31st. Viewers can vote for their favorite trees and the Business, Organization and Individual with the most votes will be awarded a significant donation made to the Holmen Boys and Girls Club in their name.  Each vote costs $1 and can be done in person at the Park during the event's operating hours or at any time via the Bid Beacon App - https://app.bidbeacon.com/invite/#QS47RE . All proceeds go to benefit the Holmen Area Boys and Girls Club. 
 
Get in on the fun! Sponsoring a tree to decorate is only $100.  If you would like to compete you can buy a tree at https://app.bidbeacon.com/invite/#QS47RE . Or contact a HARC member at  holmenrotary@gmail.com to get signed up. For more info on rules and dates go to page/holidays-in-the-park
 
 
 
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CELEBRATIONS

 

                                   

 Happy Birthday
Kelly Krieg-Sigman - Nov 30
Fred Ross (H) - Nov 30
Stephen Porter - Dec 2
John Wettstein - Dec 3
Marcie Wycoff-Horn - Dec 4


Happy Wedding Anniversary
Kelly (Mike) Krieg-Sigman - Nov 30


Rotary Anniversary
Ted Knutson - Nov 29 - 2 years
Bruce Swanwick - Dec 1 - 15 years
Barry Watkins - Dec 1  - 9 years
Terry Witzke (H) - 33 years

 

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MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP 
Active Rotarians
186

Honorary Rotarians
29
 

Associate Membership is a program to recruit younger members, millennials, to membership.  Associate Membership is available to anyone who is proposed for membership who is 35 years of age or less.  Associate membership will end when that member reaches the age of 38. They would pay for dues and $100 for meals per quarter no matter how many meetings they attend that quarter.

Corporate Membership is a program to allow multiple employees of a business Rotary participation under one primary membership. Each corporate membership is limited to a three-year term. After the three-year corporate membership term, the individuals are required to become individual members. View Corporate Membership Policy.

Family Membership is a program to allow a second individual Rotary participation under one primary membership.  View Family Membership Policy.

Honorary Membership  is offered to members who have distinguished themselves by meritorious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals.Unlike other membership categories that can be requested by the member, Honorary Membership is bestowed upon a member by election from the Board of Directors.   View Honorary Membership Policy.

Excused Membership is offered to members if the aggregate of the member’s years of age and years of membership in one or more clubs is 85 years or more, the member has been a member of one or more clubs for at least 20 years, and the member has notified the club's secretary in writing of the member’s desire to be excused from attendance  and the board has approved.  Excused Members will pay the quarterly dues and only for meals when they attend a meeting.

Membership Proposals....we will no longer ask for three references when you propose a new member.  This was a criteria that our club had set not RI.  This will help us process new members into our club more efficiently.  You can access the membership proposal form online, under the Club Information site page.

 

 

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PROGRAM CHAIR & DUTY ROSTER COORDINATORS

Program Chair for July 2020 - June 2021
Rob Palmberg
 
If you would like to give your classification talk please contact Program Committee Chair Rob Palmberg.
 
Duty Roster Coordinators:

December - Lynn Bruns
January - OPEN
February - OPEN
March - Cindy Ericksen
 
If you are willing to do Rotarians in the News....please contact one of the Duty Roster Coordinators.
 
 
 
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CONTACT INFO 2020-11-30 06:00:00Z 0
WARM FEET, WARM HEARTS 2020-11-30 06:00:00Z 0

CLUB INFO

Posted on Nov 30, 2020

 

Zoom Meeting
Thursday, December 3rd
11:30 Networking/Social
12:00 Meeting

 

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NO MEETING THIS WEEK - HAPPY THANKSGIVING

NO meeting this week, next Rotary Zoom meeting will be December 3rd.
 
 
 
We're thankful for YOU, our members!
If you're thankful for Rotary, please consider sharing a review on
Facebook or Google to help spread the word about our club!
 
It's free and only takes a few minutes!
 
 
 
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YOUR INVITED TO LEARN MORE ON POLIO

 
Lodi High School Interact club as well as District 6250 Interact clubs have received many accolades from District 6250 and Rotary International for their recent webinar on Polio.  I hope you find the time to watch it.
 
They had the honor of hosting Mike McGovern the Rotary International Polio Plus chair and Randy Sproule District 6250 Polio Plus Chair.
 
LHS Interact club combined 8 high school clubs to make for well attended and valuable opportunity.
 
LINK TO YOUTUBE VIDEO
 
 
 
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FRUIT BOX FUNDRAISER CANCELLED

 
 
 
FRUIT BOX FUNDRAISER CANCELLED
 
Due to an alarming and continued increase of COVID cases in our area, and out of an abundance of caution for our customers and volunteers' health and safety, the Rotary Club of La Crosse Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel this year's Fruit Box Fundraiser. Refunds will be given to our customers that have already placed an order.
 
Thank you for your support and hope to see you next year!
 
 
The fruit box fundraiser is our club's largest annual fundraiser and each year brings in much-needed unrestricted funds that are necessary for the club's operating expenses, in addition to helping us support club projects like this year's Razia's Bus fundraiser. If your financial situation will allow it, we would be grateful for a contribution in lieu of your normal fruit box purchase to help with the club's ongoing expenses. 
 
While we are dropping the requirement of a $115 fruit box purchase or $100 buy-out this year, we hope you will continue to support the club with a financial gift if you are able. 
 
If you have already made a purchase or opt-out contribution, please click this link to let us know whether you would like the club to retain your contribution, or if you would like it refunded to you. 
 
If you would like to make a contribution to the club, you can submit payment online here, or mail a check to: P.O. Box 1914, La Crosse, WI  54602-1914.


 
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INTERACT RAFFLE - WINNING NUMBERS 2020-11-02 06:00:00Z 0

INTERACT FOOD DRIVE

iFeed may not quite be the same this year, but there are still opportunities and the great need to support our community. The Onalaska High School Interact Club is holding a food drive to support local food pantries. Empty out your cupboards and help those in need.


October 20th & 22nd
5-7pm
Onalaska High School
Drive By Food or Monetary Donation Drop Off
 
 
 
 
 
 
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ROTARY MUSKY CHALLENGE FUNDRAISER

2020 Rotarian Al’s Musky Challenge
The 2020 Musky Challenge has generated $46,000 in contributions!
 
 
Al's Musky Challenge, benefiting New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers, Mobile Meals of La Crosse, Gateway Area Council Boy Scouts of America, La Crosse Public Education Foundation and Family & Children's Center.
 
 
 
$38,000 to New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers
Patty Nuttleman, Ann Kappauf,  Al Louis and Andy Bakkum
 
$2,000 to La Crosse Public Education Foundation
Tom Thompson, David Stoeffler, Al Louis and Andy Bakkum
 
$2,000 to Mobile Meals
Mike Desmond, Al Louis and Andy Bakkum
 
$2,000 to Family and Children's Center
Jamie Korn, Al Louis and Andy Bakkum
 
$2,000 to Gateway Area Council, BSA
Kevin Corkin, Joe Carlson, Al Louis and Andy Bakkum.
 
 
 
 
WXOW COVERAGE
 
 
 
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VIBRANT CLUB WORKSHOP 2020-10-12 05:00:00Z 0
ROTARY DISTRICT 6250 SPEED VISIT - WE ARE THE ACTION! 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
ROTARY DISTRICT  6250 VIRTUAL ROTARYFEST 2020-06-15 05:00:00Z 0

LIVESTREAM TELETHON

 
Join this live event to hear stories of hope, inspiration and gratitude from Rotarians, Rotaractors and friends of Rotary from across the globe as they share what they are doing to help their communities.
 
 
 
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THE BRAIN GAME 

The Brain Game
 

"The Brain Game" is a user-friendly educational guide which explains to parents why and how their child is learning and developing. Additionally, the book includes specific activities, songs, and suggested behaviors that parents can engage in to help foster their child's intellectual and social development. 

The Brain Game was born when the Director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families spoke to the Rotary Club of La Crosse, WI. She was excited to spread the word of new, cutting-edge research into early child brain development. More than ever before, scientists discovered that proper stimulation of children in the first three years could play a huge role in growing a healthy brain.

During this meeting we'll learn more about The Brain Game, along with some exciting new developments around it.  

BRAIN GAME NEWS LINK

Web Site Link

 
 
 
 
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ATTEND ROTARY MEETINGS WHEREVER YOU GO!

 
Rotarians are welcomed to attend Rotary Meetings wheeever they travel.  Rotarian Thomas Behrenbeck has been attending the Jakarta - Shangri-La Rotary Meetings.  See photos from meetings he attended.

 

Find Rotary clubs worldwide with our free Rotary Club Locator app. You can search for clubs by keyword, country, state or province, district, and even meeting day. Or simply use the “Near me” feature to find clubs close to your current location.

Access Rotary Global Rewards, our member benefit program, to find discounts on travel, hotels, dining, and entertainment, and opportunities for giving back to Rotary.

Download the Rotary Club Locator app

 

 
 
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