The club annually sponsors one major fund-raising event. The Rotary Shines offers Rotarians and their spouses, significant others or guests an evening of refreshments, fellowship and opportunities to win valuable prizes. The proceeds from Rotary Shines go to Rotary Club of Appleton projects or to one or more specific funds of the Appleton Rotary Foundation as determined by the Board of Directors.
Trisha Huizenga, Chairs
This committee arranges for an invocation to be presented at meetings of the club. The committee communicates by e-mail and each member is asked to arrange for members to give the “thought of the day”.
This mission of this committee is to recruit, retain and engage members of the Rotary Club of Appleton. The vision is to get a diverse group of community leaders who are dedicated to living out the four way test.
Mary Schmidt, Chair
This committee shall arrange for the music and songs at all regular club meetings including musical instrumentation and song leading. The committee will also assist the other committees in arranging for music at all special meetings of the club, when desired.
Deborah Wetter/ Marta Weldon, Co-Chairs
This committee shall prepare and arrange the programs for the regular and special meetings of the club. The vision is to provide interesting, relevant programs that will appeal to a broad audience.
Amy Flanders/Kelly Radandt, Co-Chairs
This committee shall devise and carry into effect, plans to give the general public information about Rotary, its history, object and scope and to secure proper publicity for the club.
Jennifer Stephany, Chair
The Rotary Club of Appleton Recognitions Committee is dedicated to identifying, evaluating and honoring exemplary Rotarian and Non-Rotarian community leaders who have distinguished themselves in one or more of the Rotary Avenues of Service. Including a presentation of the Charles and Patricia Heeter Outstanding Community Leadership Award.
Rotary History / Information Committee
Wayne Defferding, Chair
This committee shall maintain a written and photographic history of all significant activities and add to our collection of information presently at the Outagamie County Historical Society.
This committee is to give the members information about Rotary, its history, object, scope and activities; and (4) to give the members information as to developments in the administrative operations of Rotary International.