Bulletin Editor
Toni Pabon

Optional Evening Meetings
First and Third Wednesday of each month
6:00 p.m.
Next Meeting
Bill Wambach
Buck & Honey's Restaurant
​804 Liberty Blvd #105, Sun Prairie
For more information:
Contact Sue Halambeck 

Upcoming Events
Optional Evening Meeting
Buck & Honey's Restaurant
Jan 04, 2017 6:00 PM
Family Fun Nights
Westside Elementary
Jan 06, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Board Meeting
First Weber Realtors
Jan 12, 2017
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Optional Evening Meeting
Buck & Honey's Restaurant
Jan 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Jan 10, 2017
Capitol Therapy Fitness
Jan 17, 2017
What's With Wheat?
Jan 24, 2017
Jan 31, 2017
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Family Fun Nights 2016
Pancake Breakfast - Fireman's Open House 2016
Jade's Arrival
Adopt-A-Highway 2016
Golf Outing 2016
Service Above Self Awards 2016
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.

Weekly Meeting Responsibilities

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Thought For the Day
Jan 03 Daniel Presser Ann Oberle Jane LaMere
Jan 10 Ronald Riechers Steve Olson Peter Lotowski
Jan 17 Tyler Riekena Aaron Oppenheimer Jon Landsverk
Jan 24 Steven Riggles Toni Pabon Peter Lotowski
Jan 31 John Sheehan Dina Pocernich Julie Marshall
Feb 07 Judy Veith Deanna Popke James Mastrangelo
Feb 14 Bill Wambach Daniel Presser Ann Oberle
Feb 21 Anne Weber Ronald Riechers Steve Olson
Feb 28 Terry Weisensel Tyler Riekena Aaron Oppenheimer
Jade enjoys the holidays!
Jade and her host sister Vicky.
Jade in Minneapolis
Jade with Susan Berggren at The Reformation Art Exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art
Sun Prairie Foundation Project Funds Request
Last week I announced that the SP Rotary Foundation Board met and identified that there are funds available that we would like to allocate to community service projects. We know that many of you have interests in valuable and worthwhile causes throughout our community and, therefore, would like to be sure that the money we have, and was hard earned by you, is spent towards projects meaningful to our members.  


Please send your suggestions to me, at ljennings@colonialclub.org,  on how we can allocate this money to help those in need.  We are looking for a description of a project or agency with information on how this money will directly impact the community it will serve. The number of requests will determine the amount available for a project, however, a rough estimate is to request between $500 and $2000.  If you have something outside that, feel free to submit it. I have attached the new Foundation funds request form as a helpful tool when looking at what information to include. 
Donation to another Foundation will not be considered. 
Please submit your ideas by December 31 so that we may evaluate if might also be eligible for a district grant. 
As always, thank you for your dedication and hard work to help so many and create a strong community.  
Happy Holidays and stay safe and warm this chilly December!
Laura L. Jennings
SP Foundation President 2016/2017
SP Club President 2013/2014  
Upcoming Events
  • Kindness Retreat.....looking for sponsors....see Sue Halambeck for more details.
  • Winterfest in Sun Prairie (Pancake Breakfast Saturday & Sunday Feb 4 & 5)....see Rose Freidel for more details.
  • Pancake Breakfast Feast.....Prairie View Middle School....February 26th see Josh Kindkeppel for more details.
  • Kindness Celebration.....February 28th
Meals On Wheels
Meals on Wheels Driver Schedule
January - February 2017
Lead Emergency Contact:
January 2017                                                          
1-5       John Krueger
1-12     Kelly Whalen
1-19     Harry Ripp
1-26     John Krueger
2-2       Ron Riechers
2-9       Harry Ripp
2-16     Andy Bissonnette
2-23     Michele Olsen
Kindness Retreats
We are looking for Sponsors for the Kindness Retreats.  CLICK HERE for more information.
Looking for a Host Family
We are looking for a 3rd host family to host our Rotary Youth Exchange Student from France.  If you know of anyone living in the Sun Prairie School District area who would be an awesome host family, please contact us.  The host family would have our student for 4 months, between April - July 2017.
Hosting can be a very rewarding experience for your family.  Check out this video on what other host parents have to say about it:  CLICK HERE
Name Title Cell Phone
Steven Riggles YEO - Youth Exchange Officer 608-852-6619
Toni Pabon YEC - Youth Exchange Counselor 608-628-7306
The Character Challenge
Resting can be hard work. In the busyness of life, we have to intentionally set aside time to refuel. Whether it's taking a nap, going for a walk with friends or journaling, be sure to make space for the activities that refresh you.
Rotary International News
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