Join the City of West Allis, West Allis Events Committee, and the West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department for this year’s Independence Day celebrations on July 1 and July 4! Start your holiday weekend by bringing the whole family to the festive parade in downtown West Allis on Saturday morning and end with a boom on Tuesday evening! Member of the Rotary Club of West Allis will be marching, carrying the giant American flag. Enjoy the amazing sounds of Failure to Launch, followed by an incredible fireworks show hosted by Festival Foods. The West Allis Independence Parade is an annual holiday tradition and brings in about 6,000 attendees each year.  Enjoy floats, marching bands vehicles, other exciting features, and, of course, Bucky Badger and the University of Wisconsin Marching Band! For more info, click here:
Rotary International District 6270 is awarding a Global Grant Scholarship
Rotary International District 6270 is awarding a Global Grant Scholarship in the amount of $30,000 to Brigitte N. Potter of Glendale, Wisc. The grant has been approved by The Rotary Foundation with an 80% match of District Designated Funds (DDF) provided by the district.
Ms. Potter will use the grant to obtain a Master of Science degree in International Migration and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom. She intends to focus on the issues surrounding refugees and forced migration. Her Rotary Area of Focus is “Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution.”
Ms. Potter is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee and has studied abroad at the University of Granada in Spain. She has also worked in refugee camps in Greece and for a maternal health organization in Uganda. In Milwaukee she continues to volunteer among the refugee population. She states, “I’m eager to learn what can be done from a social and political perspective to prevent forced migration at its root and as a result keep people safe within their communities.”
Her graduate program is a 12-month program and will end in September 2024. She is married to Dan Scholz, also a Milwaukee native, whom she describes as “a wonderfully supportive husband.”
Rotary International District 6270 consists of 53 Rotary clubs and two Rotaract clubs in southeastern Wisconsin. Rotary International is a global network with 530 districts and 1.4 million neighbors, friends, and leaders who volunteer their skills and resources to solve issues and address community needs.
The Rotary Foundation transforms gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. Since it was founded more than 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than $4 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.
Did you know the Rotary Club of West Allis has been promoting Rotary International's mission and helping the West Allis community since 1927? If you believe in service above self and if you want to be part of the fabric of our community, reach out to learn more about how to join!

Happy 60th Birthday, Interact!

Interact's 60th birthday took place on 5 November 2022! From the first club in Melbourne, FL, USA 60 years ago to nearly 19,000 Interact clubs across 153 countries today, Interact creates an ongoing legacy of young people changing the world. To celebrate this momentous year in Interact history, we invite Interactors past and present, and Rotarians and Rotaractors who support Interact, to share your Interact story and inspire the next 60 years of changemakers. Visit the campaign site to view a special message from Rotary International President Jennifer Jones and get involved with Interact's 60th anniversary!

2022 4-Way Test Award
Congratulations to Community Medical Services (CMS) for being honored as this year's Four-Way Test award winner. Each year, a local business or organization is recognized by the Rotary Club of West Allis for demonstrating the values of Rotary's Four-Way Test. 
CMS Mission:
“Our mission is to help those who are suffering from substance use disorders. We consider these people our patients, and our singular aim is to help them heal. We’re proud that our clinics provide our patients an environment that is free of judgment and condescension and we’re steadfast in treating everyone with the utmost dignity and respect.”

Rotary Club of West Allis' Motto

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Service above Self

Club Information
Welcome to our club!
West Allis

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Apostle Presbyterian Church
1509 S 76 Street
West Allis, WI 53214
United States of America
Our weekly club meetings vary between in-person meetings at Apostle Presbyterian Church and virtual via Zoom. Watch your email for up-to-the date meeting information!
Jeanette Bell
Jun 15, 2023 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
Changing of the Guard
Jun 22, 2023 5:30 PM
Please Note Location is at Greenfield Park Covered Picnic Area
Jon Ward
Jun 29, 2023 12:00 PM
Foreign Service
Michele St. Marie-Boelkow
Jul 06, 2023 12:00 PM
Distinguished Young Women
Jul 13, 2023 12:00 PM
Chosen (Foster and Adoptive Families Organization)
Don Griffing
Jul 20, 2023 12:00 PM
District Governor Visit
Lizzy King
Jul 27, 2023 12:00 PM
Planned Giving Officer -Rotary Foundation
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Weekly Club Speaker Scheduling
Satellite Club Chair
Board Member & Satellite Club Chair Elect
Satellite Club Immediate Past Chair
Satellite Treasurer
Satellite Secretary
Club Director: Rotary Foundation
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Rotary Club of West Allis Foundation Inc
President Steve Affeldt 
Vice President Wayne Tillmann 
Secretary Judy Shabman
Treasurer Sue Zwitter 
Kelly Eger (Satellite)  2022
Steve Hook                2023
Larry Danner             2023
Sherry Saiki                2022
Steve Affeldt              2024
Kent Waterbury        2024

Hale Interact

Wednesday 7:10 AM


Contacts: Lee Breese


Central Interact

Thursday 8:45 AM

Meet in the Main Office

Contacts: Jerry Falk


Dottke Interact

Tuesday 8:00 am

Contacts:  Mason Pooler


West Milwaukee EarlyAct 

Thurs, 1:30 PM

Contacts: Steve Affeldt

Cathy Manthei

& Brenda Merschdorf

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