The Coolest Rotary Club in the World!
Zor Shrine Place
Madison, WI 57319
United States




November 30, 2018

Chiropractic Exercises

Dr. Eileen Isom

Dr. Eileen M Isom is a Chiropractic Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin.
She graduated with honors from Palmer College Chiropractic - Davenport in 1974.

December 7, 2018

Five for Five

Hear five Rotarians talk about their lives!
  Click here to view entire speaker list.  

Speaker/Program Coordinator

To schedule programs and/or speakers, please contact:
Connie Smith   608-719-9411
Friendship, Fellowship, Community: In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides its members friendship and fellowship. 
Opportunity to Serve: As a service club, Rotary's mission is service above self in our local community, our region and country, and the world. Our club provides opportunities not only for hands-on service but also to raise funds to support various projects and programs to meet human needs in the Madison area and throughout the world.
Business Development and Networking:  Everyone needs to network. Our members represent a cross-section of professions and backgrounds.
Leadership Development: Rotary is an organization of leaders and successful people.
Serving in Rotary positions is like a college education. Leadership is all about learning how to motivate, influence and lead leaders.
Continuing Education: Each week at Rotary, there is a program designed to keep members informed about what is going on in the community, nation, and world. Each
meeting provides an opportunity to listen to different speakers on a variety of timely topics.
Fun:  Our meetings and spirited and fun.
Citizenship in the World: Rotarians wear a pin that says "Rotary International."There are few places on the globe that do not have a Rotary club. Every Rotarian is welcome - even encouraged - to attend any of the over 30,000 clubs in 194 nations and geographical regions regardless of religion, race, political or political perspectives. 
Service to Youth: Rotary provides one of the world's largest youth exchange programs; high school and college clubs for future Rotarians; opportunities for youth leadership involvement.
Vocational Development: Every Rotarian is expected to take part in the growth and development of his or her own profession or vocation; to serve on committees and to teach youth about jobs or vocations. 
Cultural Awareness: Around the world, practically every religion, country, culture, race, creed, political persuasion, language, color and ethnic identity is represented among members of Rotary. 


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Goodness - Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange Student 2018 -2019

L to R: Ed Fink, Connie Smith, Youth Exchange Officer, Dan Fose, Nate Hedden, Goodness, Rotary Youth Exchange Student, and Jennifer and Jim Ludtke Goodness' first host family.

Goodness with Jim and Jennifer Ludtke her first host family.

Goodness our inbound exchange student for this Rotary year arrived in Madison on Tuesday September 25.  She is 16 years old and from Ejigbo, Lagos  Nigeria.



Rotary Youth Exchange

Exchange Programs - Inbound & Outbound
  • One year coincides with school year
  • Students live with three families typically
  • Opportunity to learn a new culture and language, to be an ambassador & to make friends for a lifetime
  • It's a year of adventure
  • Rotary District 6250 sends and receives students to/from 40 countries
  • RYE plays an important role in world peace & understanding. Once you have experienced another culture, judgment of others & their culture diminishes
"If every 17 year old were a youth exchange student, we would have no wars." Karl-Wilhelm Stenhammer, RI Past President
  • Youth Exchange Officer (YEO) Focus on administration & finding/orienting host families
  • Youth Exchange Counselor (YEC) Focus on student's interaction with families, school & Club
  • Youth Protection Officer (YPO) Focus on student's wellbeing
Candidates For The Program
  • Not YOUNGER than 15.5 on August 1
  • Not OLDER than 18.5 on August 1
  • A minimum 2.75 GPA or student ranking in top 50% of class
Ways Club Members Can Help/Participate
  • Host a student
  • Transportation to meetings, events, etc.
  • Include student in your plans
  • Invite to dinner
Rotary District 6250, as part of the Central States Rotary Youth Exchange program, sends and receives students to/from 40 countries:
Donna Brendemuehl
Club Youth Exchange Officer
Connie Smith
Club Youth Exchange Counselor
(C) 608-719-9411
Mick Faulhaber
Youth Protection Officer