June 27, 2022

June 30th - 
No regular meeting
July 7th - 
Passing of the Gavel
County Health Department Update
The COVID-19 level for La Crosse County is measuring at a LOW level at this time.
Per current CDC guidelines, when a county is in low COVID risk level, wearing masks indoors is optional.
According to the CDC's guidelines, individuals in communities at this level should stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if you have symptoms, but wear a mask indoors in public if you choose. However, additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness. People may choose to mask at any time. If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or test positive, we ask that you follow the CDC guidelines for quarantining/isolating
Wine Tasting and Appetizers - June 30
Wine tasting and appetizers in lieu of our normal Thursday meeting on June 30th.
Travel to Elmaro Vineyard in Trempealeau to enjoy fellowship with other members and guests.  All are welcome!  Pay as you go.
RSVP below by Monday, June 27th.
See Patt Boge or Tim Gillespie with any questions.
Last Week at Rotary: Chuck Hanson, The Brain Game New Edition

Chuck Hanson, Richard Strauss, Kristen Bordeau, Bill Hoel, and Kelly Krieg-Sigman of the Brain Game committee presented the updated Brain Game and share the story of where the Brain Game is going and the progress that has been made. 

Upcoming Speakers
Jul 07, 2022
Changing of the Guard
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Club Reminders - Fiscal Year Ends June 30

We are looking to update our records by June 30.  Please be mindful of the following and let Niki Pohnl, Club Administrator, know how she can help you:
  1. Is your financial account up to date? Do you have outstanding invoices to pay by June 30? Questions on your account can be directed to Niki to research.
  2. How does your attendance look?  Club policy suggest 50%. Let Niki know if you need make up attendance updated on your ClubRunner account. There are several ways to make up for a club meeting.
  3. Is your Club Runner account accurate and update?  How about your picture? (This is a great way for new members to get to know you so we want to keep it current.) 

Seeking Avenues of Service Representatives

We are looking for one or two club members to serve as the Rotary Club of La Crosse Downtown's representatives on the Avenues of Service committee. Avenues of Service is an annual banquet held among all of the area Rotary Clubs to recognize and honor clubs' achievements. This includes recognition for Rotarians of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Rising Star Award, and Five Avenues of Service Awards (one in each category) for club projects that best exemplify Rotary ideals in the five avenues of service (Club Service, Community Service, International Service, New Generations, and Vocational). The Avenues of Service committee works May through August to plan and organize the event. If you are interested in serving in this role for our club, please email Sarah Arendt-Beyer, sarah@saraharendtbeyer.com.  
Seeking Raffle Basket Items
Each Rotary Club needs to provide 2-3 baskets of goodies for the Avenues of Service raffle. Niki Pohnl is taking donations for the baskets. Looking for: gift cards, adult beverages, food items, $$ to purchase items, or anything you think might be a great addition for one of the themed baskets we are putting together. 
Themed baskets:  
  • Treat Yourself - You Deserve It!
  • Around River City
  • You ROCK!
Contact Niki Pohnl with your donations.
New Member Application: Rita Von Haden
Rita Von Haden as submitted her application for Club Membership. According to club procedure, Rita's name is to be published in our weekly email bulletin for two weeks. If there are no objections from the current membership, this application will be approved. Please contact the Club Administrator if you object to this application by July 3, 2022.

Avenues of Service 

August 16, 2022

La Crosse Country Club

Nominations for Lifetime Achievement, Rising Star, and Avenues of Service are due July 7, 2022.
Any questions, contact Wayne Oliver.

Membership Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in our membership survey - it was great to hear your feedback about what we're doing well and how we can improve. Have additional feedback to share? Know that you can always reach out to Niki at rotary@rotarycluboflacrosse.org or anyone on the club board of directors with suggestions and ideas. 

Click here to view the survey results.

Upcoming Events
Wine Tasting and Appetizers
Elmaro Vineyard
Jun 30, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Club Board Meeting
Jul 11, 2022
Club Board Meeting
Aug 08, 2022
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Active Rotarians

Honorary Rotarians

Rotary Attendance
78 total in person and ZOOM 

New Members
Jenny Felty

Attendance Policy

Trish Grathen - June 27
Craig Ubbelohde - June 28
Joe Zoellner - June 30
Steve O'Malley - June 30
Jamie O'Neill - July 3
P.J. Krause (Krin) June 27
Rebecca Flege (Greg) July 2
Club Anniversaries:
Bob Riutzel - 33 years
Todd Wilson - 19 years


July 7, 2022

$10 Kwik Trip Gift Card

Dean's Marbles  $70

June 23, 2022
 Raffle $50 - Fines $84 - Scooters $2 - Scrip $0

Raffle, Fines, Birthday, Anniversaries and Scooters
are donations that go to directly to our club.

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Rotary Works Foundation
The Brain Game Web Site
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Rotary Leader
Rotary District 6250 Newsletter
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Rotary Peace Centers
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