Local Groups Benefit From Rotary Club Grants
Organization distributes thousands of dollars to philanthropic groups.
The Rotary Club of Mitchell Field is still going strong after more than 50 years of serving the southern Milwaukee County area.
Just ask any of the philanthropic organizations that received the thousands of dollars worth of grants the Rotary Club distributed this year. The club presented checks last month to these 2011 recipients:
- American Legion Auxiliary - Van Eimeren/Kolonka Unit 27
- Mequon-Thiensville Rotary Club - Guatemala Medical Relief Project
- Interfaith - Cudahy/St. Francis
- Interfaith - Southeast
- Boy Scouts of America - South Shore District
- Meta House, Inc.
- Project Concern
- St. Stephen's Family Life Center
- Girl Scouts of Wisconsin - Southeast
- Amateur Radio Emergency Corps
- Pearls for Teen Girls
The organization raises money by hosting an annual auction, participating in a Super Bowl raffle and collecting member fines and dues.
Rotary Club of Mitchell Field, chartered in 1958, serves Oak Creek, Franklin, South Milwaukee, Cudahy, St. Francis and Bay View. It meets every Wednesday at noon at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 5311 S. Howell Ave.
To join or receive additional information, contact Hibbie Hayslett at (414) 766-9481 or email@example.com; or Bob Garnier at (262) 542-8565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The group is one of 60 such clubs in southeastern Wisconsin and part of a global network of 1.2 million Rotarians belonging to 33,000 Rotary Clubs around the world.