Veteran of the Year 2014

President Steve Croomes presented our 4th Veteran of the Year award to CW4 Max Bennett at the Von Braun Center during the annual Huntsville-Madison County Veterans Day breakfast.

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Rotarians Donate to Still Serving Veterans

We proudly honor Veterans each year with a donation to Still Serving Veterans (SSV).  Headquartered in Huntsville, SSV empowers veterans and their families to optimally transition into meaningful new careers and post-military lives with benefits and services they have earned.

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A&M University Rotaract Club

This past month, Madison Rotarians helped establish Alabama’s first university-sponsored Rotaract Club at Alabama A&M University.  The organization was chartered as “the Alabama A&M University – Global Social Service Research Rotaract Club.”  Its mission statement states the club will provide “a high standard of leadership, promote excellence in academia and a moral compass devoted to service, to its members, the A&M campus and global communities.”  Membership is open to any A&M student. Club officers […]

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Parrots T-shirt are Always in Style!

The popular Parrot of the Caribbean t-shirt has long been a hit with Rotarians as well as the annual Parrots party goers.  Somerset Group, company of long-time Rotarian, Carol Rives, designed its brightly colored logo in 2005.  The design features our logo plus a large red parrot, palm tree and coconuts.  Each year, the Parrots chair selects their color for the t-shirt, and we’ve seen some great shirts through the years.  While generally a […]

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EcoStoves: Made in Honduras

In the beginning of our EcoStove Project, folks on those early missions talked about the design, construction, and operation of the stoves.  So, I gave a talk one day about us “building stoves in Honduras.”

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