Events and Programs

Annual Events, Activities, Fundraisers

Spring Bike Trail Cleanup Activity
– Brat & Burger Dinner Raffle Fundraiser
– Breakfast with Santa Event
– Concerts in the Park Sponsorship & Fundraiser
– End Polio Now Fundraiser
– Fun Family Float Event
RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Sponsorship
– Rotary Waterfront Park Development & Cleanup Activity
– Vacation in Paradise Event
– Top 10% Eighth Grade Banquet (Students & Parents) Event
– Top 10% Graduating Seniors Banquet (Students & Parents) Event
– Interact Luncheon (Students & Parents) Event
– Scholarships Presentation (over $225,000 awarded to date)Event
– Rotary Annual Awards Banquet (includes scholarship recipients & parents) Event
– Paul Harris Recognition
– Jefferson County Fair involvement Fundraiser
– Spring & Fall Car Show involvement Fundraiser
– Support cataract surgeries and bicycle rehab in India through club member Arvind Shah Project
– Donations to Jefferson County Literacy Council
Support Get Kids Ready for School with school supplies
– Winter Nights, River Lights

Previous Projects Undertaken

Development of Rotary Waterfront Park (ongoing project) & built new Band Shell & Concession Stand
– Support for Tony Uhl (son of Jefferson Rotarian Andy Uhl) & Peace Corps efforts in Benin, West Africa to cultivate Maringa trees (“tree of life”)to help with supplemental nutrition and become self supporting
– Support of a fresh water project in the Philippines
– Support for Council for the Performing Arts & Jefferson High School with light & sound board
– Support for Ropes & Challenges for Jefferson High School
– Support for Coats for Kids Program
– Helped to build Playground of Dreams in Riverfront Park
– Built Park Pavilion in Tensfeldt Park
– Built West Shelter in Stoppenback Park
Helped build Dugouts in Riverfront Park
– Built bus shelter at county nursing home
– Supported Character Education Program in Jefferson School District
– Cow Chip Challenge Fundraiser
– Palm Sunday Brunch Fundraiser
– Battle of the Bands Fundraiser
– Sponsorship of the Fort Atkinson Rotary Club in 1937
– Scholarships for local students attending the science and technology Intensive Camp Invention in Sullivan
– Support for Jefferson Public Library
Support for Meals on Wheels
– A portion of club dues goes to support other international “projects of need” such as Shelter  in a Box relief in Nepal and hurricane relief in Haiti
– Support Happy Home School in Kamataka, India through on-line Learning A-Z & Reading A-Z programs and school supplies