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Amy Montoya and Betsy Nordstrom holding fans with their names drawn by Nako in calligraphy on October 7.
Nako, the club’s exchange student from Japan, told the club about her life in Japan and demonstrated her calligraphy. Nako, from Konto, which is near Tokyo, has a sister on an exchange in Canada and a brother who is a university student studying web design. Her father designs machines used by doctors and her mother works in personnel in a paint company. They have three dogs, a Beagle, a Chihuahua , and a Dachshund. Nako shared a video taken by her parents of her high school calligraphy performance dance where Nako and the students wrote calligraphy while on the dance floor.
Nako plays the trumpet in the high school marching band. Her favorite Japanese foods are Sushi, Udon noodles and Tempura and she told the group how to make Nabe. You put all your favorite food in a pot and boil it up.
Nako loves plays, karaoke, and dance and music performances as well as fishing, nature, and fruit picking. She had never been to the U.S. before. She wants to use English more and visit Chicago. Welcome to Nako. We are delighted you are here. Nako’s first host family is the Kurka family.
Helen Baldwin‘s interest in Rotary travel began when she and husband Gordon arrived in Sri Lanka where Gordon visited a club in Colombo at the time of the Tieneman Square incident. Gordon came back with much international information. It was a great stimulus to say yes when Helen was asked to join Madison Breakfast Rotary.
Bill and Eng Braun took Nako, from Japan and Ludovica, from Italy, apple picking at Eplegaarden Orchards. And with Eng, the girls made apple pies in Eng’s kitchen. Eng has arranged this cultural cooking experience with the new students for many years.
President Betsy Nordstrom presented Priscilla Thain with a Paul Harris pin for her many years of service with Breakfast Rotary, especially doing the newsletter for 15 years.
Club members, host families, exchange students, and friends gathered at the Craftsman Table and Tap on September 18 to welcome the District Governor and Nako, from Japan, announce the Rotarian of the year, and celebrate Heather Dyer’s special birthday. DG Bos wants to make Rotary more engaging by involving family and friends, and more user friendly, by keeping things simple. He urges support of the October 24 Pints for Polio event, as the benefit dollars will be matched by Bill Gates. DG Bos is from Fort Atkinson where the next District Conference will be held. He and his family are currently hosting an exchange student from Napal.
Cheryl is a UW-Madison alum (BSE Chemistry and Zoology) who parlayed her degrees into a 30 year career developing products and materials for brands like DIXIE, DEPEND, and HUGGIES. She relocated to Madison for her most recent job as an Intellectual Property Administrator. Cheryl is working to turn her passion for painting into a side career and welcomes commissioned pieces! Along with her husband Ted, she enjoys gardening and being parents to their four twenty-something children. Cheryl recently took over the job of the club’s secretary.
Nako arrived in Madison on August 18. She was met at the airport by Amy Kurka, her host mother, Rich Vanden Boogen (the man who helped Nako get through the long overnight stay in the O’Hare airport), Amy Montoya, the club’s Youth Exchange Counselor, Isabel Montoya, Ludovica Malinverni (inbound Italian student whose host mother is Amy Montoya), and Thom Weiss.
Eng and Bill Braun hosted a lovely summer party at their home on August 17, where club and family members, gathered with a pot luck brunch to say goodbye to Fe’ Semira, who is moving to Tennessee. Fe’, a CPA, was our wonderful treasurer for many years, keeping our accounts straight. She participated in many events such as the paint-a-thon, bookpacking , and fundraising and was very generous with her happy bucks, where she shared her family events with us and her Zumba classes where she was an instructor.
Fe’, you are the best and we wish you a happy life in Tennessee.
June Fries, Erin Hastey and Cheryl Mocadlo. June Fries received her red badge and Erin and Cheryl were presented with their blue badges on August 12.
June Fries was born and raised in the Milwaukee area and received a BS in Nursing from Marquette University. Over the span of her career, she has worked in hospitals, done contract work for the government and legal defense work with a law firm. June and her husband Rich, who have been married over 51 years, have lived in Alaska, Minnesota and Wisconsin. They have two sons, Tom and Matt, two granddaughters, Alexa and Avery, three step grandchildren and 1 and 8/9 th step great granddaughters. Her life has been good.
Frances Parker, grew up as an army brat and lived in Germany and Korea. After graduating from Trinity College in Austin, Texas and receiving an MS in Pharmacy, she worked as a pharmacist and then a pharmacy affairs manager. She met her husband Doc in 1996 and they have a daughter Sidney. As a host mother, the hosting experiences shaped their lives and Frances is still in contact with former students. A volunteer with the American Red Cross and a healthy holistic coach, a goal is to be a speaker on healthy habits. Frances and Doc are currently hosting a student from Spain for the month. Frances calls herself a recovering perfectionist.
Rafael & Erin Hastey, Erin’s father, sister, and mother met in Hamburg, Germany for the International Convention in June.
Erin Hastey, club president elect, met up with her family at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg, Germany. Her father is a DG Elect in South Yuba County, CA and her sister is past club president of Sunrise Rotary in Yuba County, CA. Her sister is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Green Hills, Nashville, Tennessee, where she is studying.
Erin showed pictures of the convention, where she attended the plenary and breakout sessions and the flag ceremony. She plans to attend next year’s convention in Honolulu. We look forward to next year’s “President Erin.”
Club members, family, and friends joined the club to paint a one story house on Saturday, August 3. The event was sponsored by Project Home.
Among the August 3 painters were Kevin Frost, Bruce Harville, Thom Weiss, Judy and Vic Levine, Cheryl Mocadlo and Ted Storin, Brenda Weiss and Mike Kafka.
The Perfect Harmony singers, one of the club’s foundation awardees, serenaded the club with “Seasons of Love” and “I’m Yours,” on June 24.
Breakfast Rotary Foundation President Bruce Harville announced a total of $3,950 in awards for 2019.
The organizations receiving awards and their special projects are as follows:
  • Rubin for Kids, support for Madison College for kids of prisoners, Randy Sproule
  • DAIS, gardening and nutrition in shelter, Alexis Cuozzo
  • Madison Outreach Ministry, oral health dental kits, Patricia Eldred
  • ReMitts, purchase fleece, proceeds go to 4 food pantries, Janet Tupy
  • 350 Madison, art project on climate change, Gail Nordheim
  • Food for Thought, emergency food kits for people living in cars and motels, Mary Lou Taylor
  • Books are Power, support for new library in Kenya, Gary Muldoon
  • Perfect Harmony, new rainbow ties and suspenders, Marge Sutinen
  • Luke’s Closet, socks and underwear for foster children. Kirsten Pedersen & Diane Reeber-Lin
  • Odyssey, support for newest literary project in a prison, Emily Auerbach
  • Books for the World, cost of shipping, Thom Weiss
Helen Baldwin, Thom Weiss, Jerry Thain, Doug Nordstrom, Su, and Fe’ Semira among other club members, families and host families who gathered at the Nordstrom home on June 14 to bid farewell to Su, our 2018-19 Rotary exchange student form Turkey.
Emily Auerbach, Betsy Nordstrom and Judy Levine on June 10.
On June 10, Emily Auerbach, Project Director of the Odyssey Project, updated the club on this 6-credit English literature course which uses a family approach to breaking the cycle of generational poverty.
Odyssey was started by Jean Feracca of Wisconsin Public Radio. New this year, starting in the fall, will be Odyssey Beyond Bars for prisoners at Oakhill Correctional Institution. Odyssey has been given funding for this new program for 3 years.
Jocelyn Sansing was inducted into Breakfast Rotary on June 6.  Jocelyn is the Director of the Middleton Public Library and has been working on the Books for the World project.Jocelyn Sansing was inducted into Breakfast Rotary on June 6.  Jocelyn is the Director of the Middleton Public Library and has been working on the Books for the World project.
Daniel Ledin, former exchange student to Denmark, and his sister Emily, the club’s 201920 outbound student to Sweden.
Club members enjoyed a visit on May 20 from Emily and Daniel Ledin. Emily gave a presentation of her life in the U.S. for Rotarians in Sweden. Emily has many interests including the environment and politics. She participates in a mock government class at Middleton High School, where she is a sophomore. She wants to be a political scientist. A Girl Scout since kindergarten, Emily recently earned a high Girl Scout award, after serving 142 hours at a homeless shelter. Emily says she loves to do community service and has been involved in Camp Chosen in Minnesota. The camp was originally for Korean adoptees, but now is open to adoptees from other countries. At the camp, they have fun playing games like capture the flag and do team building.
Emily has three brothers and one sister, all adoptees from South Korea. Three siblings have gone on exchanges, including to Brazil and Denmark and two were yo-yos. They have a family tradition of dyeing Easter eggs and have dinners with Korean friends. Emily plans to add more about the Middleton area for her presentations in Sweden.

Daniel has finished his first year at UWMadison, majoring in Political Science, and he has an internship at the state Capitol.

Our best wishes to Daniel and Emily as they go off to great adventures.
Bruce Harville, Program Chair, Betsy Nordstrom, President, with May 6 speaker Phil Hands, Editorial Cartoonist for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Phil Hands delighted the club with examples of his cartoons on May 6. Hands, who calls himself an opinion columnist who draws cartoons, has been on the editorial board of the Wisconsin State Journal since 2005. In addition to drawing the cartoons, he writes editorials and edits the letters to the editor.
Among the cartoons he showed were: The Edgewood Stadium as the most controversial issue in Madison; Tony Evers and the lame duck issue; the Badger Hollow Solar Farms destroying the environment; If we allowed gerrymandering in sports; Trump and Putin. Not all cartoons are satirical. A cartoon on May 6 showed Chewbacca with tears in his eyes at the news of the death of Peter Mayhew who played Chewbacca. Six cartoons are rejected a day because it is not funny or that’s not true. Hands draws the cartoons visually on paper with ink. Hands, a golfer, has a degree in Political Science from UWMadison.
Our thanks to Phil Hands for his wonderful, creative work and for his presentation to the club.
Jim Zirbel, Beau Thomson, Jocelyn Sansing, Dir.Middleton Library, Thom Weiss, Carol & Bob Dombroski and Gary Muldoon, loyal workers and supporters for Books for the World, at the April 22 club meeting.
On April 22, Thom Weiss, manager of the club’s Books for the World, outlined the history and current status of the project.  The project began as a Texas – South Africa partnership between 2 District Governors in 2000. There are now 3 major collection sites in the U.S. The Wisconsin operation, the 2nd largest, began in 2005 when Carol and Bob Dombroski started collecting books from the public schools in their McFarland home basement. The project was taken over by the club and moved to several locations in Madison. Thom Weiss took over from the Dombroskis in 2014 and 12 truck loads of books were sent to Houston in 2015. Because of the trucking costs, a decision was made to back off and only accept books from schools and not libraries. Now they do accept books from the Middleton Library friends group and the Lakeview library that know exactly what we need and pack them.
Another successful fundraiser is in the rear view mirror and I am sighing a happy sigh! On April 10 with snowflakes threatening to pile up, I lowered my expectations. I reasoned with myself that if half the people who registered showed up, even if we had to pay for twice as many, it would still be a success. None of my worst fears were realized. We had a nice turnout and raised almost as much as last year’s event which was held on a lovely spring day with 20 more attendees.
Project Home, in its 41st year, has its 31st annual Paint-a-Thon coming up. In addition to painting houses, they do repairs, maintenance, and upgrades to houses all year long. Flood prevention is a specialty of Project Home. They work with a water and mold expert.

Ninety six percent of water in basements, Jason Hafeman told the club, is caused by poor control of roof and surface runoff, all of which is preventable. Clogged gutters, clogged or detached downspouts and or negative grade around foundations are normally the cause. A solution is to build up around the foundation with shredded top soil, with a visible slope away from the house. Downspout extensions should be 4 to 6 feet from the house. Steel gutter screens are also helpful.

Project Home, which does home energy audits, insulation and air sealing, home repairs and accessibility modifications, offers classes on home maintenance open to the public. Customer financing for Project Home repairs is offered by the Dane County Credit Union.

Our thanks to Jason Hafeman, Outreach Manager for Project Home for this important work in the community and for his presentation.
Sixty eight million people have fled their homes world wide and one half are kids, Susan Kierman told Breakfast Rotary on February 4. In FY 2018, the US admitted 21,000 refugees and 52 arrived in Madison, which is half of the year before. Their mission is to make a home in Madison. Open Doors for Refugees was founded in 2016. They currently have 350 plus volunteers. They are not associated with any faith based group, but work with Jewish Social Services and Lutheran Social Services.

Open Doors for Refugees supports their initial settlement by gathering donations of household items, setting up apartments, assisting with everyday tasks, helping with employment, offering cultural orientation and providing language assistance.
They also provide long term support so that refugees can succeed and integrate fully into the community. Public events are held to promote connections and cultural awareness, inclusion and to raise public awareness about the importance of refugees in increasing the richness and cultural diversity of our community.

ODFR is a non profit organization funded by individual contributions, grants, corporate gifts and fundraising events.

Our thanks to Susan Kierman for her wonderful work in our global community in the spirit of Rotary and for her presentation.

Leslie Sager, January 21 speaker, in front of pictures of women in Kenya.

Leslie Sager, a professor at the School of Human Ecology, and a part time interior designer, has started and supported a number of ongoing projects in Tharaka Nithi, Kenya along with her students.  The Nyumbani Village, built 12 years ago, is Kenya’s sustainable HIV/AIDS community where children live in little houses with a grandmother.  Structures are made of interlocking blocks of soil and concrete. The Green Belt Movement empowers women to conserve the environment by planting trees and improve their livelihoods 

The Success One project, the Kiondo Project: Women have historically made their kiondo baskets with yarn and sisal.    Leslie helps sell their baskets and plans to put gutters and tanks on their roofs with the proceeds.

The Success Two project:  Leslie’s students came up with a plan to illuminate home for $2 each with LED solar batteries, so the women could farm during the day and read and create baskets at night and crochet.  

The Success Three project:  The students designed a double sided water vest for the women to transport water.

Our thanks to Leslie Sager for her work in Kenya in the spirit of Rotary and for her presentation.

The Dyer’s daughter, Christopher and Heather Dyer (past president), Mike Kafka, and Fe’ Semira at the Holiday party.


Steve Rosenblum with Breakfast Rotary’s new secretary Stephenie Stetson at the Holiday party.


Rafael and Erin Hastey at the Holiday party.

Membership chair Judy Levine with Bruce Harville, presenting new member Stefanie Freyberger with her badge on January 14.

Stefanie Freyberger, who was sponsored by Bruce Harville, works in the UW-Madison Office of Strategic Consulting. She is married to Joachim Freyberger and they have two children. Stefanie is interested in international service community service and Rotary Books for the World.
Many thanks to Eng and Bill Braun for once again hosting a Madison Breakfast Rotary Holiday Party. Club members were joined by old friends, the Dombroskis and Daniel, our former exchange student from Denmark, with his mother and sister and host families.

On January 7, club members enjoyed an interesting and informative presentation from Steve Carpenter, retired Professor and retired Director of the UW-Madison Center for Limnology.  

If anyone wants to read the stories or see the videos and art from Yahara2070, they can find it all on the website:  The center’s blog has new stories each week about Wisconsin lakes, and a searchable archive of past stories:

Marje Murray, December 10 speaker from All of Us Wisconsin.
All of Us Wisconsin, launched in 2015, is an NIH Precision Medicine Initiative. Its mission is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all. It is an approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variables in lifestyle and environment. The plan is to deliver the largest biomedical data set ever that is easy, safe and free to access.

It attempts to change the faces of medical research. Up to now, most studies are done on white men. Now we must include underrepresented peoples, with at least 40% from underserved groups. The program will reflect the rich diversity of America. The approved protocol is to survey people, getting their physical measurements, blood pressure, BMI, heart rate, blood and urine samples.

This is an opportunity to fight disease, especially for the health of future generations and ensure that your own community is included in the studies.

Our thanks to Marje Murray for her work on the future of healthcare and for her presentation.

Tabatha Davis and Rebecca Alcock, November 26 speakers from UW Engineers Without Borders

Tabatha Davis and Rebecca Alcock have been involved with the Zapote Water project for four years.  They have been in Guatemala 5 times and recently spent 3 months there.  The first phase of the project has been completed.  It brought water from springs in the mountains to the community.  Previously the San Martin Water System was unreliable and overpriced.  The average wait for water was 2.8 days.  The second phase of the project, costing $51,885 would bring piping and taps to 100 families, a church and the school.  The Los Altos Rotary Club in Guatemala, which is 4 hours away, will handle the grant.  They will need $10,000 to get matching grants to get started.
Our thanks to Tabatha and Rebecca for their wonderful work in the world in the spirit of Rotary and for their presentation.

November 19 speaker Jason Ilstrup, President, Downtown Madison and Bruce Harville, Program chair.

Jason Ilstrup, President of Downtown Madison, Inc. , has a law degree from Minnesota,  and is the former general manager of Hotel Red.  Downtown Madison, Inc.  (DMI) is a not-for-profit, membership organization and the voice of the central city.  Formed more than 45 years ago, DMI advocates for the health and vitality of downtown Madison and exists because of and for its members.  Businesses, residents, non-profit organizations and local government agencies provide their expertise to help accomplish DMI’s mission and work on projects, initiatives and membership programs.
Downtown Madison extends from the Yahara River to Hotel Red.  The Central Business District Improvement is a sister organization.  More people are moving downtown, Jason said and retail space and the number of hotel rooms are growing.  Among the challenges are transportation, especially for the service sector, affordable housing, and the quality of life and safety.  The parking ramps are never full, he said.  DMI has seven standing committees working on these and other problems.   They look to other models in similar cities, such as Grand Rapids, Greenville, North Carolina, Austin, Texas, Pittsburgh, and Minneapolis.
Our thanks to Jason Ilstrup for his work caring for our central city and for his presentation.
Nov. 12 speakers Gail Nordheim and Stephanie Robinson, with Stephanie Stetson
350 Madison mobilizes people in our community to fight climate change. 350 Madison is dedicated to reducing the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere to below the safe level of 350 parts per million (currently over 400). The group focuses on tar sands oil. They work to block the extraction, transport, and processing of dirty tar sands oil focusing on Wisconsin pipelines built by Enbridge, a Canadian corporation. They played a role in delaying Enbridge’s expansion of Line 61 in Wisconsin and are organizing landowners ahead of the anticipated effort to build a new Line 66 through Wisconsin.

Our thanks to Gail Nordheim and Stephanie Robinson for their environmental work and for their presentation.
Joan Tillett receiving her membership badge from Judy Levine on November 5. Joan has been a host mother to the club’s exchange students and a long time friend of the club.
Many thanks to Betsy and Doug Nordstrom, the hosts of the club’s fall fundraiser on October 26. Thanks also to the following club members and friends who worked at the event: Eng Braun, Fe’ Semira, Judy Levine, Bailey Lagman, Heather Dyer, Joan Tillett, Kevin Frost, Monica Tutte and Mike Kafka. Betsy and Doug opened their home for the café and the five vendors: Surroundings, Remitts, Totally Wired, Embellishments, and Norwex.

Betsy and Doug Nordstrom, hosts of the October club event.


Doug Nordstrom, Eng Braun, Monica Tutte, and Bailey Lagman in the kitchen preparing and serving lunch for the café.


The tasty and enticing bake sale table.


A shopper checking out the whimsical items for the home on the Totally Wired display.


Club members enjoyed a visit from Ed Futa on October 22.  Ed was the past General Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation.  Ed gave an inspiring talk that included Polio Plus, the energy in the local clubs, and the need to celebrate youth in Rotary.  Pictured above are Bailey Lagman, club president; Ed Futa; Su, exchange student from Turkey; and Bruce Harville, President of the Madison Breakfast Rotary Foundation

Martin Rouse, Autumn Sanchez, and Ace Hillard, October 22 speakers

Education is one true pathway toward a better life, and UW-Madison has plenty of help for returning  students, Martin Rouse, Dean and Director of Adult Career and Special Students told Breakfast Rotary on October 22.  He was accompanied by two advisors, Autumn Sanchez and Ace Hillard.   They support returning adult students with workshops, scholarships and advising.  They help special students with admissions and sponsor the senior guest auditors program. They also have a career advising center for career changes.  The Odyssey Program, in which students without any college experience, earn 6 credits of education, is part of this Division. 

There are two pathways to admission:  freshmen take the ACT or a transfer pathway. A student not admitted to UW-Madison who takes college elsewhere and gets a B average, can reapply.   Under the Badger Ready program, a student who takes 12 credits as a special student and gets a B average, will be guaranteed admission.

Our thanks to Martin Rouse, Autumn Sanchez, and Ace Hillard for their presentation and visit to the club.

Thom Weiss, October 8 speaker Ellsworth Brown, and club president Bailey Lagman
Ellsworth Brown, retired Director of the historical Society, and past president of Downtown Rotary, was the guest speaker on October 8. Without a heritage, every generation starts over, Ellsworth said. History makes us laugh and cry. What we learn from history is America has always been in war with itself. We have always been a nation in rebellion. Adam Burr shot the Secretary of the Treasury Hamilton. In he Civil War, 620,000 died, In the 1800’s partisanship was at an all time high and the newspapers called themselves outwardly Democratic or Republican. The U.S. has had its problems in the past and we will get through the current times.
Our thanks to Ellsworth Brown for his visit and thoughtful presentation. He is a member of the National Board of American History of the Smithsonian. George Smithson donated the land for the Smithsonian which has warehouses all over the country.
Su with her first host sister Aberdeen

Life in history rich Turkey is full of family celebrations with music and folk dancing, Su told Breakfast Rotary on September 24.  Su comes from Izmir, the 3rd largest city of Turkey, on the west coast near the Greek islands.  The Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923 after winning independence in the war against the Allies.  The Turkish alphabet has 29 letters some of which are marked for the Turkish language.

Su went to an American School for all 12 grades in the same classes.  They celebrate Halloween in her school but the rest of the country does not.  Su’s father is an architect, her mother is an archeologist and she has one sister age 10.  Su has participated in a model United Nations starting in the 5th grade.  Each student represents a country and supports that country.  She also participated in a summer camp at Brown University, and visited New York, Chicago, and Nashville. Su wants to be an architect like her father.

The club enjoyed slides of historical Turkey as well as the wedding celebrations and dancing and was treated to Turkish candy.

Club members were inspired by Tauri Robinson’s description on Oct. 1 of the programs at the Meadowood Community Center for youth and adults and the partnerships in events.  For adults; a food pantry, fitness classes, a job shop, and an open computer lab.  The youth programs serve K-12, including an after school program at Orchard Ridge for middle and high students with a recording studio “Meadowood Records.”  Among the Center’s partnerships is a MMSD Play and Learn program on Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 12 Noon.  Other partnerships are First Tee, Common Wealth Recreation, and Read Your Heart Out where volunteers read once a month to 4 to 6 kids.  They use books provided in advance from the library, which is located next door to the Meadowood Center.  In the summer, they have a program for K-5 which is free.  Tauri Robinson is a Madison native with a degree in Political Science from UW-Madison.  

Our thanks to Tauri for his wonderful work in the community and for his presentation.

Fe Cruz Semira received the Rotarian of the Year award at the September 18th reception at Craftsman Table & Tap.
Heather Dyer, 2017 recipient of the award, presented Fe with the award and a Paul Harris fellowship for her continuing work since 2005 as Treasurer of the club. 
Fe had previously been Rotarian of the Year in 2002.

In addition, club president Bailey Lagman thanked Eng Braun, the outgoing club secretary, for her many years of service.  Stephanie Stetson was welcomed as the incoming secretary, Erin Hastey to the Board of Directors. and Doug Nordstrom as the President Elect.  Club members enjoyed getting acquainted with our new incoming exchange student Su from Turkey 🇹🇷  


Visitor Sue Halambeck with August 27 speaker Emily Tucker and Judy Levine.

The club enjoyed a visit from Emily Tucker, RI Regional Membership Officer for Membership Development.  She was accompanied by Sue Halambeck District Governor Elect Nominee.  Emily discussed strategies and resources for attracting prospective members.  The club must define what is our value and how are we different.  Also are we flexible and affordable and do we have a balance between business and fun and have a chance to socialize? 

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