Let’s Go Fishing in Menomonie to Launch on June 1

‘Let’s Go Fishing’ (LGF) in Menomonie is a new non-profit that provides fishing and boating excursions free of charge to seniors, veterans, youth, and the disabled and will be launching their season opening celebration on June 1 from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at Point Comfort Park in Menomonie.

Attendees will be able to learn about LGF, tour the boat house, and take a quick ride on the boat.

Founded to provide members of our community the opportunity to benefit from nature’s healing, LGF charters boating and fishing cruises throughout the summer and provides a safe, handicap-accessible boat, along with trusted drivers and volunteers for each cruise, as well as all the items guests will need to enjoy a fun-filled fishing experience.

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NOON INTERVIEW: Rotary Fest

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU)— The Menomonie Sunrise Rotary Club is holding Rotary Fest April 21.
Rotary Fest is being held at VisionQuest in Menomonie starting at 6 pm. It is the annual fundraiser for the Menomonie Sunrise Rotary with proceeds going to Rotary International’s fight against polio, and locally to “Let’s Go Fishing” and to the Watch us Grow Children’s Village.
A quilt raffle will support the Stepping Stones food bank.
The Menomonie Sunrise Rotary Club has contributed over $350,000 to the Dunn County community over the past 25 years.
This event is a food, wine, and beer tasting, with DJ for dancing, raffles, and a live auction of items such as: a week at a lovely home in Sedona, AZ – travel included, yard art and jewelry by local artists, kayak, collector guns, a mini 4 wheeler, and more.
Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

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Sunrise Rotary, Community Foundation outfits Senior Center dining room

MENOMONIE, Wis. — When the Menomonie Area Senior Center counted its blessings last year, two grants from local foundations and civic groups were high on the list. “Project Tables & Chairs” received $8,456.48 from the Sunrise Rotary Club of Menomonie and $4,675.00 from the Community Foundation of Dunn County for the purchase of new dining room tables and chairs for the center.

Continuing its tradition of providing financial support to worthy organizations, the Sunrise Rotary Club of Menomonie donated part of the proceeds from Rotary Fest 2017. Additionally, Rotarian Millie Lenselink wrote a grant to Rotary International to enable the donation to cover the expense of all 90 chairs.

The Community Foundation of Dunn County, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life to the community, awarded a grant to the Menomonie Area Senior Center as part of its 2017 annual grant making process. The generous grant exceeded expectations and enabled the purchase of all 10 tables.

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