Highlights from 2015 Fellowship Luncheon Day – July 8


Members gathered at The Capital Times on Fish Hatchery Road for a program about how the paper is building on their attributes to attract newer generations of readers.

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Rotarian Amy Supple, chief operating officer of  The Edgewater,  hosted  Downtown Rotarians  on a worthwhile and fun program and tour.  Participants were introduced to The Edgewater voyages hosted by Captain Patrick on The Cherokee an historic Motor Yacht built in 1924 for the Heinz family.  The Cherokee now calls The Edgewater pier its home.  They also enjoyed a luncheon in The Statehouse and toured  the recently renovated hotel facility including guestrooms, ballrooms,  spa and dining venues.

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Members enjoyed lunch at the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology followed by a tour of the largest university textile collection in the United States with 13,000 objects.

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Rotarians gathered at J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc. for lunch and  a presentation on highlights of the company’s 125-year history of significant projects in the Madison area.


Members enjoyed lunch and a presentation on “Resources for Aging Loved Ones” at Home Health United. The presentation focused on helping individuals balance their own lives with caregiving duties.


Members enjoyed lunch and a presentation followed by a brief tour of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery building along with information about recent activities of WARF.


The Wisconsin Historical Society welcomed our members for lunch and a tour of the Society’s limited portion of the three dimensional collections storage and library/archive collections from contemporary times to the sixteenth century.


Members enjoyed lunch at the YWCA Empowerment Center – location of our employment and transportation programs, restorative justice program and training space.  There was a brief presentation about the YWCA followed by participation in a mini-workshop and tour of the Center.

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Members enjoyed lunch at the Henry Vilas Zoo’s new Glacier Grille followed by a tour of the newest and largest expansion in zoo history, the Arctic Passage.

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