Along with 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide, Madison Rotarians are committed to continue the fight begun in 1985 to eradicate polio. We contribute to the PolioPlus Fund with annual donations and our participation in our own Change for Change Campaign.
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.
The Miles Montgomery Golf Tournament is a Family of Rotary event where Rotarians, past and present, including family and friends come together for an 18-hole, scramble golf tournament.
Since 2006, we have been collecting pocket change in an annual campaign to raise money for polio eradication.
Honduras is the 2nd poorest country in Central America, with approximately 64% of Hondurans living below the poverty level of 2 dollars per day.
Done-in-a-Day Projects cover just about anything you can imagine. When we find a need, we find a day to put our “Service Above Self” motto to work. Past projects have included supporting a Wounded Warrior softball game, working with CASA to build a wheelchair ramp, collecting health and hygiene products for underprivileged children, and cleaning graffiti from Rainbow Mountain hiking trails.
Every August, we gather at Rainbow Elementary School to participate in the SS Kids Project, which provides backpacks filled with school supplies for local underprivileged school children.
Poliomyelitis — or the poliovirus — is a highly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. It is spread person to person, typically through contaminated water.
Since 1985 Rotary has led the battle against polio, and kept the pressure on as worldwide cases plummeted from 350,000 per year to several hundred.
The 12th annual YMCA Veterans Prayer Breakfast was held on November 3rd at the Craig and Steven Hogan YMCA in Madison.
Proud to support our Veterans, Madison Rotarians turned out last Saturday to support the AUSA Wounded Warriors Softball game at the Metro Kiwanis Sports Complex.
On October 19, 2017, the Rotary Club of Madison took part in United Way’s, Read for the Record Initiative. It was United Way of Madison County’s 9th Annual shared reading experience highlighting the importance of children’s literacy.
The Madison Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Best in Business Awards on October 24th, 2017 at the Insanity Skate Complex. Madison’s Rotary Club was honored to be named the Best Non-Profit of the Year.
Madison Rotarians took to the streets — and ditches — once again to clean up our Rotary Mile.
Madison Rotarians were invited by the James Clemens High School (JCHS) Jets Theatre to partner in a service project to provide coats for children.
Rotarian Elizabeth Houssain walks alongside our Parrots of the Caribbean parade float in the annual Madison Street Festival held earlier this month.
Rotarian Dr. Michael St. Peter (left) welcomed Mr. Tom Slattery from the Indiana Lions Club as he delivered 1200 pairs of reading glasses for our upcoming humanitarian mission trip to Honduras.