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Club Executives & Directors
President 2017-18
President 2018-19
Secretary
Treasurer
Vocational Committee
Past President
Membership/PR/Social
Service Committee
President Nominee 2019-2020
 
 
President's Note
Hello. My name is George Brownell, current President of the Fox Cities Morning Rotary Club. As a Rotarian since the late ’09, and a member of this club since inception, I’m delighted you are visiting our site.
Our vibrant club has wonderful members from a variety of backgrounds and interests.  As a result, we’ve established a motto that embraces our club’s culture, interests and purpose; namely, collaborate, connect and community service.  Whether through community service projects, exposure to leadership development opportunities, fundraising efforts, providing grants, youth mentoring opportunities or fellowship, this club affords people an opportunity to give so much more than they could alone, while helping to develop its members into even more proud members of this wonderful community.
I am personally humbled by the positive, lasting impact that our people are making in the area and proud of the incredible example they set to the rest of the community and their own families. We are a diverse, energetic, dedicated group of individuals that will continue to come together as a team to ‘Make a Difference’, both locally and around the World. If you’d like to get to know our people, see them in action and/or learn more about how you too can make a difference, take a peek at our program calendar and join us at an upcoming meeting or event! Hope to see you soon.
 
Home Page Stories
 
 
 
This last Tuesday morning we heard from two of the students that we had sponsored to attend the 2016 World Affairs Seminar (WAS).

 
Bill Mattes and Mark Keating receiving Paul Harris Awards.
 
 
Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna presented to the Breakfast Rotary group on March 15th and discussed the Appleton Conference Center. The land for the Exhibition Center has been officially purchased and the building is hoped to be completed in 2017!!  Exciting developments for the Fox Cities Community!
 
Darin Strong from Strong Chiropractic gave a talk regarding a healthy lifestyle.
 
 
The Police Dept. came a few weeks ago and presented some new information about the local SWAT Team.  George Brownell was asked to suit up.
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A great session on Tuesday.  We learned from Amy Wiernik, Executive for Educating, Learning for Life how high school students can experience various professional occupations first hand.
 
In an effort to give back to the community, Strike Out Cancer Day was founded by Sarah-Beth Janssen in 2005. Thanks to the Timber Rattlers, many additional sponsors and our team of volunteers, we provide local families battling pediatric cancer a day to forget about fighting their disease, relax as a family and find support from other families in attendance. As the event has grown so have our fundraising efforts. Because of this we've established the fund to assist local families in need.
Congressman Glenn Grothman, visited this Tuesday.

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Speakers
Offsite Meeting at Menasha Corporation
Aug 29, 2017
Tour and Overview of Menasha Corporation - Mark Keating
Fox Valley Literacy Council - Renee Read
Sep 05, 2017
Fox Valley Literacy Council
None
Sep 12, 2017
Social event or service project
Greg Kippenhan to introduce Miron's Project Exec.
Sep 19, 2017
What is happrning at the Titletown District?
Mark Reilly
Sep 26, 2017
Secretary of Transportation, Dave Ross
Oct 03, 2017
State of Wisconsin transportation reforms, budget,. and economic development introduced by Heather
Doug Dietrich
Oct 17, 2017
Sue Pawlowski
Oct 24, 2017
Jeff Buchta
Oct 31, 2017
Bryan Keberlein
Nov 07, 2017
Andy Aldag
Nov 21, 2017
Mike Rohrkaste
Nov 28, 2017
Darren Strong
Dec 05, 2017
Marnie Speilbauer
Dec 19, 2017
No Rotary this day
Dec 26, 2017
 

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