Mayor Jon Freund was our guest speaker this week. Mayor Freund was appointed in May of this year .   He gave some updates on economic development in Sun Prairie.  There are currently 3 areas of focus on development in the city - Main Street, West side and the Business Park.  Cabela's and Aldi's are among the business' building on the west side of Sun Prairie.  The old Famous Footwear building in the business park has be occupied by Colony Brands.  Thermal Spray will be expanding to the north of the business park.  In other areas, several road projects are slated in the 2015 budget including Tower Drive and extending main street to the west side.

Other club news included:

  • Saturday, September13 was the highway cleanup, coordinated by Rich Darga.  Thank you to everyone who signed up to help.
  • Monday, September 22, Rotary is preparing and serving the meal at Sunshine Supper.  Rose Friedel is the contact to sign up.
  • Sunday, October 12 is the Fire Department open house and breakfast, hosted by Rotary.  See Steve Riggles if you would like to sign up to help with the breakfast
  • There will be a membership summit in the Wisconsin Dells on November 1.  More information can be found on the District 6250 website.
  • There will be a webcast available to learn more about Global Warming and climate change.  This call to service will address the relationship between water, global public health, polio eradication and global warming.  The link to two webcasts are and