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Rotary participates in local, national, and global efforts for charitable causes and has been a long-standing supporter and organizer of projects supporting the greater good.  Since 1989 Marshfield Rotary has contributed in excess of $260,000 to various foreign and local charitable projects within the Rotary International window of service. Some of these projects include:

  • Rotary Winter Wonderland - A massive holiday light show in Wildwood Park and Zoo raising funds to help feel the hungry in our community.
  • Holding a yearly teachers banquet for retiring teachers
  • Staffing a food booth for the New Visions art gallery mothers day art fair every year since 1998
  • Participation in the meal on wheels program, continuously since 1987
  • Sending two students to World Affairs camp in Whitewater each year
  • Contributions to the building of Camp Tesoma boy scout camp
  • Helping build the Neillsville Highground Veterans Memorial park on Hwy 10
  • Contributions to the Columbia Park 3 year flower garden project
  • Building a large fishing pier on the upper pond at Wildwood park
  • Building a flower and shrubbery garden in Praschak park wayside
  • Contributions to the Opportunity Development Center building project, Laird center building project, and the Marshfield skate park

Some international service and contributions have included:

  • Haiti, water projects, Well drilling projects, Medical supplies, medical books and equipment
  • Provided a van for St Jude’s hospital, St Lucia, West Indies  to service to outside villages
  • Cameroon:  computer donations
  • Brazil: medical books
  • India: toilet block project, water project, school furnishings, laboratory equipment
  • Bangladesh: blood bank equipment,  X-ray and medical equipment
  • Nicaragua: computers, sun ovens
  • Sri Lanka: steel for foot bridge
  • Argentina sister city project: several members at own expense visited and established work projects
  • Lebanon: several Rotary shelter boxes for disaster situations
  • Bulgaria: coordinated with other Rotary clubs on orphanage project
  • Romania: built a playground for children
  • Various locations: tsunami relief sun ovens
  • Polio Plus campaign:  considerable monetary contributions, in addition to Tom and Hilda Nikolai's travel at personal expense to India (see picture above) to help administer immunizations
  • Contributions to the Rotary orphan train




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