Chartered in 1967, Madison South Rotary is a group of active, friendly professionals who value the Rotary motto “Service Above Self.” While contributing to Rotary International’s world-wide projects, we strongly support Madison area students, organizations, and businesses.
 
As a medium sized club of 70+ members, the Madison South Rotary club spans all ages and occupations with active involvement of all members on our committees and projects. This diversity is the key to our success.  
   
Our annual Fall Brat Stand on Monroe Street across from UW Madison's Camp Randall is our primary fundraiser. Rotarians, their family, and friends volunteer in shifts to help set up, prepare or sell food/drinks at all our home Badger football games. The club then returns much needed financial assistance back to the community using a deliberate, thoughtful grant process each Spring.
 

Our club meets weekly Mondays between 12:15-1:15pm
at the Sheraton Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713

Visitors Welcome!

 
 
Past Meeting Highlights
Thank you to Bob Mucci and Lisa Gits for organizing our 39th St Mary's Bingo Party.  
 
It takes a "village" of Rotarians, family, friends, and St Mary's staff to provide this annual party for the residents.
 
Pictured below are event treasurer, Dan Millmann, Bingo caller Ted See, Elf Jacci See.
 
Families of Zach and Erin, Dan and Carol, Santa Steve, Elf Jacci, Angela and son Brady, Scott and daughter Delaney, and Joe and Amanda
with Kathy Siebert were among the many helpers of the evening.
  
 
   Happy Holidays to All!
 
Madison South Rotarian Randy Sproule says "ask the 17 million children who are alive, running, and playing with friends" who without intervention would have been paralyzed by polio.  "Ask their families."  In recognition of Polio day next Wednesday, Randy recounted how Rotarians worldwide rose to the challenge of purchasing and distributing polio vaccine to the world's children beginning in 1985.  Rotary volunteers went door to door and boat to boat.  Today there are less than 20 cases in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria, but the disease is only a plane ride away.  Every child needs to be vaccinated until complete eradication of this disease.  Supported by the Bill and Linda Gates Foundation's 2 to 1 matching grant, this goal can be achieved.   Once polio is eradicated, the $7.5 billion spent every year on polio will be freed up to tackle other world challenges.  Rotary makes a difference.  
Our Madison South Rotary lunch meetings are not to be missed!  Last week our own Joe Balles talked about the accomplishments and challenges of school safety.  Outstanding Student Audrey Burke of LaFollette High School received our club's award.
 
 
Joe Balles, Madison Metropolitan School District Safety Coordinator
 
 
LaFollette counselor Jena Acker, Audrey's father Bob Burke, Audrey Burke, Audrey's mother Darcie Burke, and Rotarian Jon Callaway
 
 
 
Rotary News Feed
Rotary honors UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Rotary recognizes UK Prime Minister Theresa May with polio champion

5 reasons to give to Rotary on Giving Tuesday 2018

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Up-coming Speakers
Eric Salswedel and Mike Wos
Dec 17, 2018
Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Foundation and Burn Camp
NO MEETING
Dec 24, 2018
NO MEETING
Dec 31, 2018
Curtis Fuszard
Jan 07, 2019
Reach A Child Update
 
Last Week's Meeting Recap
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Sergeant-at-Arms
Brat Czar
Past President
Membership
Public Relations/Social Media
Foundation Chair
MSR Foundation Chair
Youth Exchange Officer
 
Meeting Make-ups
Monday
MADISON BREAKFAST  7:30 AM
   Vitense Golfland W Beltline & Whitney Way
   5501 Schroeder Rd, Madison
 
Tuesday
MADISON HORIZONS 12:10 PM
   The Raddison Inn, 6617 Odana Rd, Madison
 
FITCHBURG-VERONA 12:00 PM
   10 Pin Alley 6285 Nesbitt Rd, Fitchburg
 
MADISON EAST-MONONA 12:00 PM
   Howard Johnson Hotel 
3941 E Washington Ave, Madison
 
SAUK PRAIRIE AREA 12:00 PM
   Leystra's Venture Restaurant
   200 Phillips Blvd, Sauk City
 
OREGON 6:45 AM
   Headquarters Bar & Restaurant
   101 Concord Dr, Oregon
 
Wednesday
MADISON DOWNTOWN 12:00 PM
   Inn on the Park Hotel, 22 S Carroll St, Madison
 
DEFOREST AREA 12:00 PM
   DeForest Village Hall
120 S Stevenson St, DeForest
 
MT HOREB  12:00 PM 
   The Grumpy Troll upstairs
   105 S 2nd St, Mt Horeb
 
Thursday
WAUNAKEE 12:00 PM
   Rex's Innkeeper Restaurant
   301 N Century Ave, Waunakee
 
Friday
MADISON WEST-TOWNE-MIDDLETON 12:12 PM
  Zor Shrine Temple 575 Zor Shrine Pl, Madison 
 
MADISON WEST 12:15 PM
   Blackhawk Country Club 
3606 Blackhawk Dr, Madison
 
Sunday
MADISON AFTER HOURS 6:30 PM
   Brocach Irish Pub
7 W Main St, Madison