Rotary announces $34.8 million in funding to fight polio in Africa and Asia

The continued fight to eradicate polio gets an additional $34.8 million boost from Rotary in support of immunization activities and research to be carried out by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The funds will be used by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF for polio immunization, surveillance and research activities in ten countries, as well as to provide technical assistance to additional countries in Africa.

Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight and the Heroin Highway Lecture Series.

This program will focus on educating parents on the critical issue of prescription drug abuse, underage drinking/tobacco consumption and other forms of illegal drug use.

West Bend Noon Rotarians spend an afternoon spreading the love

August 2, 2017 – West Bend, WI – What does a turtle, a beaver, and an otter on a train have in common? It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke but a stroll along the Eisenbahn Trail in downtown West Bend will answer that question.

They’re all statues surrounded by a fresh bed of wood chips at the playground behind the Museum of Wisconsin Art.

Making A Difference

For the Daily News

Six Washington County residents recently completed an outreach trip to El Salvador to follow up on ongoing initiatives of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and Rotary International.

West Bend Sunrise Rotarian Dave Baldus and his wife, Eileen, and Our Savior’s members Pat and Kris Groth joined El Salvador volunteers David and Nancy Slinde for the first week of the Slindes’ two-week trip in January.

Noon Rotary assists with fishing event at Blue Lotus Farm

A day just for siblings of kids with disabilities, West Bend Noon Rotary assists with fishing event at Blue Lotus Farm
TOWN OF TRENTON – A farm and retreat center typically used by people with profound life challenges took on a different role when the siblings of children with disabilities enjoyed the facility on their own.