Rotary Club
About Our 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
August 2022
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Speakers
Bob Rohret, Director of Administration
Aug 18, 2022 12:00 PM
St. Croix County Health and Human Services
Steve Leitch, River Falls Rotary
Aug 25, 2022 12:00 PM
District Grant Project: Solar Electric System at Montego Bay shelter
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Sep 15, 2022 12:00 PM
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Sep 22, 2022 12:00 PM
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Sep 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Club Executives & Directors
President
Executive Secretary / Director

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Hudson

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!
Thank you to all our supporters for Merry Meals 2021!
Merry Meals serves families in need in the Hudson, Wisconsin, community.
 
In 2021, we provided $50.00 County Market gift cards to over 120 families, and in 2020, we provided did the same to over 80 families.  In 2019, we provided full traditional holiday meals to over 60 families, and in 2018, we gave away almost $7,000.00 worth of meals and served hundreds of families in the Hudson area!
Introducing the Hudson Community Coronavirus Response
The Hudson Community Coronavirus Response is a hub for those looking for ways to volunteer and for those looking for resources or help. Powered by the Rotary Clubs of Hudson, we are a volunteer group of community leaders creating connections between our nonprofits and those who can serve.
 
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.