Year in Review: 2019-20

Greetings Rotaractors and Friends of Rotaract, Hope everyone has been doing well. As many of you know, July 1st marked the end of another Rotaract year and the beginning of a new one. I wanted to share with you some highlights of things that our club accomplished – and to say thank you. On first […]

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Our 2019-20 Showcase Projects

Rotary International has a website dedicated to showcasing major projects that Rotaract Clubs and Rotary Clubs organize or take part in. These are initiatives that required funding or a higher than typical amount of organization effort (more so than our typically monthly events). Here’s some of our submissions of projects from the past year! Help […]

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Our 2018-19 Year: in Photos

A slideshow to look back at some of the events that the Rotaract Club of Milwaukee hosted during the 2018 to 2019 Rotaract Year (July to June). 2018 was our 10th anniversary! Here’s a list of some of the organizations that Rotaract Milwaukee volunteered with during the year: Convergence Resource Center City of Milwaukee Douglas […]

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Guatemala Project 2016-17: The Numbers

This summary was submitted to Rotary International in January 2017, describing the work our club did for a project in Guatemala. Check out the video and images below to see footage of the area where this project was implemented. Brief Project Description | In 1-2 sentences, briefly summarize your project and why it matters. Rotaract […]

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Rotaract Germantrip: Laughing, Dancing and Living in Germany

Written by Jenny Hays Voy a reir, voy a bailar. (I’m going to laugh, I’m going to dance). These are the opening lyrics to the song “Vivir mi Vida” by Latin superstar Marc Anthony. It will forever remind me of….Germany?!? “Vivir mi Vida” (translated to “Live my Life” in English) played throughout Rotaract Germantrip. We […]

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Building Bridges with Rotary Youth Exchange: Social in the City

Written by Emily Garcia “It was great to make a personal connection with the students; talking about their country and culture in a short span of time. In the end, it’s all about loving & admiring each other as human beings.”  -Rotaractor Rahul Dubey Rotary Youth Exchange is Rotary’s global study abroad program for young […]

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Ecuador Service Wrap-Up and What’s Next

Written by Jennifer Hays In October 2013, Rotaract members Stephanie Graham and Janine Kolbeck traveled to Ecuador to volunteer with El Refugio de los Suenos, an after school program that serves children who live in the slums of Quito. For a recap of their trip, click here. Stephanie and Janine spent a week at the […]

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Rotary Day at the UN (2013)

Written by Jennifer Hays I have never been more proud to be a part of Rotaract than I was on Saturday, November 2nd. Thanks to the generous support of a stipend provided by the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, I was able to travel to New York City to attend Rotary Day at the United Nations. […]

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Our Service Trip to Ecuador

Written by Stephanie Graham As a TV News Producer, I have gotten to do some really cool things in my life and meet lots of interesting people. However, one thing I’ve always wanted to do is a service trip. Service has always been an important part of my life. I am a volunteer at the […]

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Rotaract Milwaukee at Rotary International-United Nations Day

This article first appeared in Milwaukee Rotary’s “Rotary WAVES” newsletter in November 2010. Rotary Day at the United Nations is an annual conference which many of our members have attended over the years! (every year has a different topic / humanitarian focus) The Rotary International United Nations Day was a whirlwind trip from Milwaukee to […]

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