September 6, 2021

County Health Department Update
Please note the County Health Department is now strongly recommending that anyone over the age of two (2) wear a mask in public, indoor spaces AND at indoor, private gatherings. This guidance also applies to those who have been vaccinated.  Hand sanitizer will be at each table for your convenience. Meals will be plated and served to you.
This Week at Rotary: Rotary Youth Exchange
What it Takes to Be (and Host) a Superhero
Join Youth Exchange Committee members and and former Youth Exchange Rebound student, Erin Rehban, to learn more about how Rotary Youth Exchange changed the course of her life.
Applications Now Open
We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for outbound Rotary Youth Exchange students for the 2022-23 school year. Students who are interested in being outbound exchange students should complete the preliminary application right away. We would ask that you please direct any students that you know of that are interested to do so. You can also refer them to our outbound program page.
Student interviews at the district level will take place on Saturday November 6, 2021. The overall application deadline is December 1, 2021. See the tab below for the preliminary application.
Eligible students who applied for the cancelled 2020-21 and 2021-22 exchange years have already been contacted and encouraged to reapply. 
Last Week at Rotary:
Courtney Daniels-Burke
Last Thursday we heard about the life and times of Courtney Daniels-Burke, Downtown Rotary member since February 2020. In her Classification talk, Courtney shared a lifetime of adventure including what she is hoping comes next for her and her family. Click below for more on this and... please share
Upcoming Speakers
Sep 09, 2021
What it Takes to Be (and Host a Super Hero) Youth Exchange Outbound
Sep 16, 2021
Visit and Presentation
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Meal for This Week
Grilled Turkey and Provolone Sandwich
Vegan Tomato Soup
Did you know??? The Cargill Room has been very supportive in meeting our requests for special diets. Please email Robin at to request any dietary accommodations. 

Afghan Refugees

Rotary in Wisconsin has a Wisconsin non-profit foundation. A special account has been established called the Wisconsin Afghan Fund. Anyone wishing to donate can send donations payable to the Rotary District 6250 Foundation, Inc c/o Treasurer Val Schroeder at 1723 Chadbourne Ave, Madison, Wisconsin 53726.  Be sure to indicate on the memo section of the check that this is for the Wisconsin Afghan Fund. Or, donate online here.
Rotary Committee
If anyone would like to form a committee within our club to focus on these efforts, please let me know. Other area clubs are also interested in this effort so there's potential for collaboration among clubs. 

Rotary Leadership Series

October 14th at 7:00 AM via ZOOM
Meet Shaundel Spivey, Director of UW-La Crosse's Upward Bound program. Shaundel, the 2019 recipient of La Crosse's Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award, currently serves on  the Governor Evers Advisory Committee on Equity and Inclusion. You don't want to miss this opportunity! Learn more about Shaundel here:
Toastmasters/Rotary Educational Courses
There’s a lot to love about the alliance between Rotary and Toastmasters as it leverages the strengths of both organizations for the personal and professional growth of all members. As part of the alliance, Toastmasters developed online leadership and communication courses specifically for Rotary members. Eight courses are available free for Rotarians and Rotaract members to access on Rotary’s Learning Center (member login required). After you login to My.Rotary, click on the Learning & Reference tab, then click on Learning Center, and choose "Professional Development." (Note: as a Rotarian, you can register for a free My.Rotary account here if you haven't done so already). 
Vibrant Club Workshop
September 22nd
Holmen Community Center or
Mark your calendars for our upcoming Vibrant Club Workshop. We are excited to launch a new hybrid model for this engaging, must see program. VCW gives our club an opportunity to learn, connect, and most of all, get inspired. VCW will be kicked off by a high energy, inspiring speaker- Tei Street. For more on Tei Street, click here:
Ideas, Suggestions and Project Proposals
Do you have an idea, suggestion or a project proposal? You are ALWAYS welcome and encouraged to share these with the Board. All submissions will be reviewed at the monthly Board meeting. Please use the link below to share your idea no later than Tuesday, September 7th for review at the next Board meeting September 13th. 
Habitat for Humanity Work Days
REGISTER NOW to VOLUNTEER with Habitat for Humanity - La Crosse Area
Saturday, September 11
Saturday, October 9
Saturday, October 23
Shifts Include:
8:00am-12:00 OR 11:30am-3:00
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • Up to 10 volunteers per shift.
  • Must be age 16+.
Al's Musky Challenge
Final report from Al coming soon!
This year's Challenge is in Memory of David Amborn.

2021 Beneficiaries:
Upcoming Events
STAR Committee Meeting
Sep 09, 2021
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Habitat Build Day
Sep 11, 2021
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Habitat Build Day
Oct 09, 2021
Habitat Build Day
Oct 23, 2021
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Member Information

Do you know someone who may be interested in joining a Rotary club?  Feel free to bring them as a guest to one of our meetings.

Active Rotarians

Honorary Rotarians


Anthony Cooper

David Stoeffler

Mary Mickelson

Proposed Rotarians

Tonya Wagner

Emily Vanderfleet


Rotary Attendance 
September 2nd - 43.5% (16 ZOOM)

Attendance Policy

Steve Tanke - September 5
Lee Rasch - September 6
Nick Passe - September 6
Pat Smith - September 6
Callie Smith - September 9
Jamie Schloegel - September 9
Bob (Jen) Masewicz - September 9
Greg (Danielle) Reichert - September 9
Sarah Arendt-Beyer (Tony Beyer)
September 11

Club Anniversaries:

Patty Nuttleman - September 6 - 3 years
Scott Bradford - September 6 - 3 years  Cheryl Hancock-September 10 - 18 years Joyce Wichelt - September 5 - 19 years Chuck Hanson - September 6 - 42 years

Meeting Responsibilities
Sergeant at Arms
Christians, Kenna
Journot, Lauren
Carey, Diana
Registration Assistant
Gschwind, Mary Ann
Haase, Ann
Program Chair
Restel, Eva Marie
Duty Roster Coordinator
Durtsche, Sue
Introduce Speaker
Neuman, Ed
Introduce Guests and Visitors
Hensel, Mary Beth
Neuman, Ed
Hospitality Greeter
Snow, Anne
Raffle Ticket Seller
Swanwick, Bruce
Scrip Seller
Turner, Ian
Rotarians in the News
Horne, Scott


September 9th

Raffle $10 Kwik Trip Gift Card

Dean's Marbles  $20


September 2nd

 Raffle $33 - Fines $75 - Scooters $5 - Scrip $95

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



Other Area Rotary Events
Coulee Region Rotary Golf Club Challenge
Monday September 13, 2021
The Rotary Club of Onalaska has invited our club to send a team or two for a fun golf outing at the Golf Club of Cedar Creek. Click below for more information and registration details.
CVRA Drive Fore Rotary
On-Line Auction begins September 1st
Our friends at Creston Valley Rotary Club in British Columbia are hosting an on-line auction beginning September 1st. Check out the link below and you will even find items donated from our Downtown Rotary!

Rotary East LobsterFest 

Benefitting Chad Erickson Memorial Park
September 24, 2021
Live Music, Food and Beverages
Admission and Lobster Dinner $50
Admission only $25
More Info Here:

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