Rotary Club
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Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Pier 500
500 First Street
Hudson, WI 54016
United States of America
November 2022
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Speakers
Bridget Warren
Dec 01, 2022 12:00 PM
St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Center
Students of the Month
Dec 08, 2022 12:00 PM
No meeting - Merry Christmas!
Dec 22, 2022 12:00 PM
Holiday Social Event: Wear Your Ugly Sweater!
Dec 28, 2022 5:00 PM
The Empourium, 736 Rodeo Dr, Hudson, WI 54016
Paul Sickman, Conservation Warden-Lower St. Croix
Jan 05, 2023 12:00 PM
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Sean Kinsella, CASA St. Croix
Jan 12, 2023 12:00 PM
Students of the Month
Jan 19, 2023 12:00 PM
Courtney Danis, Development & Communications Dir.
Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM
St. Croix Valley Food Bank
Bob Maline, Final Five Voting
Feb 02, 2023 12:00 PM
Club Executives & Directors
President
President-elect
Treasurer
Vocational Services Chair
International Service Chair
Immediate Past President
Membership Chair
Public Relations
Executive Secretary / Director

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Hudson

Announcing Merry Meals 2022!
Merry Meals by the Hudson Rotary Club provides all the uncooked ingredients necessary to prepare a traditional holiday dinner to families in need in the Hudson community.

If you feel your family is in need of a meal this holiday season or you know of a family in need, please visit https://forms.gle/RNyrW3d5zRZZrVHB9.  If you prefer calling, you can leave a message at 1-888-300-2654 with the same information.
St. Croix River Dunk 2022 was a huge success!
The Hudson Rotary Club’s “St. Croix River Dunk” is a unique event that creates a fun and easy way for local non-profits and groups to raise money for their organizations, and has to date raised over $150,000.00 for Hudson area nonprofits!
Tributes to Todd Bol, Little Free Library founder
Todd Bol was a longtime member of Hudson Rotary Club.  Many delightful tributes have been written - here are a few from his fellow Rotarians...

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Club News
Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris in Lublin, Poland. Founded by Rotary members, the school serves 20 students with various disabilities, including Down syndrome, autism, and visual impairments. The Rotary Club of Lublin-Centrum-Maria Curie-Sklodowska has provided funding with help from Rotary Foundation Matching Grants and the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, which houses the school.
 
After their son Mateusz was born with underdeveloped eyes, Mariusz and Joanna Kania looked for ways to help him be active. When he showed an aptitude for music, they looked for a teacher and were thrilled to find the Paul Harris music school.
For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery, theft, trespassing, and possession of narcotics. But after she landed in prison for the seventh time, something changed -- Bianca knew she wanted a better life. She just didn’t know how to make it happen.
 
After serving her time, Bianca sought help from a local homeless organization, A Safe Haven, and moved to its shelter in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Bianca followed the program closely -- she attended all the required meetings, passed drug tests, and volunteered at every opportunity.
Throughout India and around the world, Rotary clubs are celebrating a major milestone: India has gone three years without a new case of polio. The last reported case was a two-year-old girl in West Bengal on 13 January 2011. To mark this historic triumph, Rotary clubs illuminated landmarks and iconic structures throughout the country with four simple but powerful words, "India is polio free."
 
The three-year achievement sets the stage for polio-free certification of the entire Southeast Asia region by the World Health Organization. The Indian government also plans to convene a polio summit in February to commemorate this victory in the global effort to eradicate polio.
 
What is it like taking a large team to Africa?  It has probably been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. In mid February, I began leading Rotary members from all over the East Coast of the United States through Ghana. I’ve tried to give the team a warm Ghanaian welcome like I’ve received on my earlier trips. A large trip is a real blessing because each person sees Ghana and our work in a different way.

A highlight for the team was greeting the chief of Sagadugu. The team got excited about buying goats and food for children in the villages where I support eight churches. It was good to see the pastors of most of the eight churches, and I had to explain that we were just passing through on our way to Bolgatanga.