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Rotary in the News

Visit this page often for the most recent coverage of Rotary projects and events.


Our Tuesday, July 31st luncheon featuring Alex Lasry of Milwaukee’s 2020 Democratic National Convention efforts was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


The Milwaukee Urban Stables was featured in the July 4th edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


The Milwaukee Urban Stables was featured in the June 7th edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.


Our June 5th luncheon with the Milwaukee Jewish Federation featuring Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer was covered by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,WisconsinEyeWisconsin Public Radio News, and Fox6 News.


Our Supreme Court Justice Candidate forum was featured in the March 27th edition of Wisconsin Public Radio. March 2018.


RCM was featured in BizTimes for our $250,000 donation to Lincoln Avenue Stable. October 2017.


RCM and Blair Williams, our October 10th speaker, was featured on FOX6 News and the Milwaukee Business Journal.


Rotary was featured in the Lake Oswego Review for sending students to attending the World Affairs Seminar. July 2017.


The Rotary Club of Milwaukee was featured on UrbanMilwaukee for Johnsons Park for winning the “Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award” at the 2017 MANDI celebration. April 2017.


Johnsons Park and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee was featured in the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service dozen-year effort in Lindsay Heights. March 2017.


Post-Arab Spring, ‘Western Powers Have a Lot Less Say in the Middle East’ – WUWM – Geneive Abdo, speaker at Rotary on 4.5.16


“Everything has to go right:” Bucks President Peter Feigin provides update on downtown arena project – FOX 6 9.29.15


The Transformation of Johnsons Park – Urban Milwaukee 6.30.15


“Couldn’t have asked for a better day:” Revitalizing a neighborhood at Johnson Park groundbreaking – FOX 6 News 6.27.15


Tim Stautberg courts the press – Milwaukee Magazine 6.10.15


Daniels Named Rotary Person of the Year – BizTimes 6.2.15


Rotary Club of Milwaukee wins the 2015 BMO Harris Bank Cornerstone MANDI on April 15, 2015 – more info at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.


Obamacare an overwhelming success: Kathleen Sebelus – Milwaukee Business Journal 3.24.15


Past President Kathie Eilers talks about the Rotary Club of Milwaukee on Our Issues Milwaukee 3.15.15


Rotary Club ‘a powerful force for good in the community’ – Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service 2.25.15


Excellent press coverage of our recent joint luncheon with the Press Club featuring Bucks President Peter Feigin:


Milwaukee War Memorial Center raises $800,000 for veterans courtyard project – Milwaukee Business Journal 12.30.14


LISC Milwaukee announced that the Rotary Club of Milwaukee is a finalist for the BMO Harris Cornerstone Award! – coverage in the Biztimes 12.11.14


Time to reassess U.S. strategy in Mideast and reduce divisions at home – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10.25.14 (op ed by 10.28.14 speaker Ambassador Thomas McNamara)


Time is right for U.S.-Iran arms deal – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10.18.14 (op ed by 10.21.14 UN Day speaker Joe Cirincione)


Sheehy: Each county could hold own tax referendum – Milwaukee Business Journal 10.7.14


Newaukeean of the Week: Nate Conroy calls the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum his favorite Milwaukee “hidden gem!” – Urban Milwaukee 9.2.14


Milwaukee: Taking green to another level – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8.24.14


World renowned artist to repurpose raw materials in honor of Godfrey – BizTimes NonProfit Weekly 8.8.14


Report: Just 17% of parents prioritize summer reading – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel School Zone blog 6.26.14


Bucks owner says draft pick likely between Parker, Wiggins – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 6.23.14


Mary Burke: Public financing last option for new Milwaukee Arena – Milwaukee Business Journal 5.6.14


French ambassador visits Milwaukee, Global Water Center Tuesday – Milwaukee Business Journal 4.29.14


Badger Meter boosts Rotary support of global water projects – BizTimes 4.28.14


Arboretum wins the Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Award for Best Neighborhood Impact – Milwaukee Business Journal 4.10.14


MANDIs celebrate ‘better future’ for Milwaukee neighborhoods – Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service 4.9.14


Johnsons Park Gets Revitalizing Boost from Two Local Foundations – WUWM 3.18.14


New Arboretum Offers Year-Round Learning for City Kids – Urban Milwaukee 2.17.14


Listen to an interview with Rotary President Kathie Eilers on the Rotary Radio International podcast. 2.4.14


Rotaract member Stephanie Graham was profiled on January 22nd on about her career, passion for Milwaukee – and Rotary & Rotaract.


Plenty of Horne – UrbanMilwaukee – 1/22/14 – Scroll down to “New Chair for Public Polic Forum” to see a recap of Rob Henken’s recent program at Rotary


Rotary honors McCarthy for his work on Arboretum – BizTimes – 10/31/13


We opened the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum at the end of September and got great press coverage!

Sunday Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article

Shepherd Express article

Fox 6 Wake Up Clips

620 WTMJ Clip

WUWM Lake Effect interview

9/29/13 Journal Sentinel Op Ed

WUWM Susan Bence piece

Milwaukee Post article

Making Milwaukee Great – CBS 58 News – 11/1/13


Wisconsin Eye coverage of 9/10/13 program with Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn


“Police Chief Flynn favors discretion over zero-tolerance crime policy” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 9/10/13


“Sheehy: Regional funding needed to keep Milwaukee ‘big league'” – Business Journal – 8/6/13


“Rotary Club of Milwaukee great way to expand your network” – Business Journal – 7/5/13


“WEDC sees manufacturing outweighing biotech for future economic growth” – WisBusiness – 6/19/13


“Milwaukee Rotary Marks 100 Years; Looks to Next Century” – Lake Effect on WUWM – 5/29/13


“Wisconsin conservation groups hope to ward off stewardship program cuts” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 5/11/13


“Joe Sanfilippo says County Board bill intended to restore balance of ’60s, 70s” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 4/2/13


“2 years after Act 10, superintendents see positive results” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 3/19/13


“Mining debate is far from over” – BizTimes, March 4-17 edition


“Natural Resources Board approves grant for Milwaukee urban recreation cooridor – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 2/28/13


“Caterpillar exec sees minimal impact from potential Wisconsin mine” – WisBuisness – 2/27/13


“Proposed Wisconsin mining law: Economic boost or environmental blight?” – WisBusiness – 2/20/13


“Business Representative Urges Milwaukee Civic Leaders to Support Mine Because of the Jobs it Would Create” – WUWM – 2/19/13


“Bad River Band Leader Again Appeals to Milwaukee to Fight Mine” – WUWM – 2/12/13


“Above all else, service is the Rotary’s Legacy” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Op Ed – 1/12/13