Good morning,
 
What an exciting September we had! We filled it with ecological restoration, wine tasting, Bucky beads sales, brunch, and food pantry volunteering. People often say that they can’t believe how many events and projects we do. I, too, am wowed constantly by the power of our small but growing club.  Keep up the great work everyone!
 
As for what’s upcoming:
  • There are a few open Bucky bead shifts for the Badger game at 6:30pm on Saturday
    • All funds raised go to Rotary Youth Exchange. Sign up here.
  • On Sunday we will be welcoming Kelly from Fetch Wisconsin Rescue to our club meeting. If you like dogs, this meeting is for you! Additional information below.
We’ve also kicked off the initial stage of planning for our holiday party in early December. Let us know if you have ideas that you’d like to incorporate and if you would like to join in the planning.
 
Have a great weekend and we’ll see you on Sunday!
 
Chelsea
2018-2019 President
 
Upcoming Events
Saturday, October 6th – Service Event: Lussier Community Food Pantry
Lussier Community Education Center, 55 S Gammon Rd, Madison, 11:45am – 1:00pm
Volunteer with us at the Lussier Community Education Center food pantry!  One additional volunteer is needed to work from 11:45am until 1:00pm.  Sign up for shifts here or email us at madisonrotaryah@gmail.com.
 
Sunday, October 7th – Club Meeting:  Fetch Wisconsin Rescue
Brocach Irish Pub, 7 W. Main St, Madison, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Fetch Wisconsin’s mission is to rehome and rehabilitate at-risk dogs.  It started in 2013 with 4 volunteers and has now grown to a volunteer base of 800! Volunteers foster and transport dogs, coordinate fundraising events, and support the vision of Fetch to create a society in which every dog is valued and provided proper care and compassion.  In their first year, they reached 100 adoptions and they are on track to hit 1,500 adoptions this summer!  Join us to hear about the great work this organization is doing in our community.
 
Wednesday, October 17th – Club Meeting:  One Rotary Summit
Warner Park Center, 1625 Northport Dr, Madison, 5:30pm-8:00pm
We will be attending the One Rotary Summit in lieu of our Oct. 21 meeting.  Through the summit you'll be inspired to build membership, enhance public image, and do humanitarian service through the Rotary Foundation.  You'll explore the question "Why Rotary?" and further understand the value of being a Rotarian. Check-in starts at 5:30 pm and the program begins at 6:00 pm. Register for free online at www.rotary6250.org.  Space is limited to the first 65 to register so sign-up early!
 
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