We were honored this past week to have as our guest speaker, Paulette Risher, the Program Director for Veteran Employment Services at Still Serving Veterans. Since 2014, Madison Rotary has proudly supported SSV with an annual donation of $1,000. Ms. Risher spoke about the often difficult transition that Veterans undergo once they are discharged from service. The mission of SSV is to help Veterans and their families adjust to civilian life by securing meaningful […]
The Rotary Club of Madison is proud to co-sponsor High School Scholarships as part of Vocational Service. This program, developed and administered by the Madison City PTA Council at the request of Madison City Schools, sponsors scholarships of $1000 each to a graduating senior from Bob Jones and James Clemens High Schools who are moving forward to a Technical or Vocational Institution.
In conjunction with the City of Madison, we have the privilege each year of recognizing outstanding Madison City employees representing fire protection, law enforcement, and community services. To be eligible for these awards, the candidate must have been a full time City of Madison employee for the last two years with continuous above and beyond the call of duty performance OR performance of a single outstanding service act for the citizens of Madison.
Still Serving Veterans serves and honors Veterans and their families, transitioning service members, and members of the Guard and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employment and the Veteran benefits they have earned. They provide their services free of charge. Madison Rotarians are proud to support the ones who support our Veterans. For more information, please visit their website: https://ssv.org/
In keeping with our 17-year long tradition, Madison Rotarians honored three city employees chosen by their supervisors and peers as outstanding employees of the year. Recognition included a individual plaques, inclusion on the perpetual plaque at City Hall, 4 tickets to our Parrots of the Caribbean event, and a monetary gift. This year, the Optimist Club of Madison joined us to congratulate these exemplary employees with their own monetary donation. The following reception was […]
Madison Rotarians are proud to support and honor our veterans. We sponsor the Veteran of the Week, the honoree of which is featured in a weekly article in the Madison Record newspaper. In addition, we sponsor the annual Veteran’s Prayer Breakfast at the Hogan Family YMCA and proudly support Still Serving Veterans with an annual contribution.
In our annual awards ceremony, Rotarians honored the 2016 Madison City Employees of the Year with awards and a reception at Madison City Hall. Pictured above are Councilman Tim Holcomb, Fireman Chad Menard, Police Officer Teresa Taylor-Duncan, City Employee David Amesbury, and Rotary President Gene Pfeiffer. The ceremony and reception were well attended by city officials, family members of the honorees, and Rotarians. On behalf of everyone, we proudly thank these city employees for […]
As recognition of vocational service, the Rotary Club of Madison hosted an award ceremony and reception at City Hall for the Madison City Employees of the Year. The recipients were chosen by their supervisors and peers for their exceptional job performance. We congratulated Firefighter Christopher Ramsey, City Employee Kelly Hailey Johnson, and Police Officer Lt. Wayne Kamus for being selected Madison’s Outstanding Employees of the Year for 2015. Pictured also are Rotary President Gene […]
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.