Home Page News
 
CLUB BOARD MEETING - Monthly meeting held the second Thursday of each month @ 7:30 a.m. at Hampton Inn. <NOTE: During COVID-19 crisis, these meeting will take place virtually.>
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Public Relations
Co-Membership Chair
Co-Membership Chair
Vocational Service
Community Service
International Service
Foundation
Speakers & Programs
Sergeant-at-Arms
Bulletin Subscribe
Subscribe to our eBulletin and stay up to date on the latest news and events.

 
Club Information

Welcome to the Brattleboro Rotary Club!

Brattleboro

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:15 PM
American Legion
32 Linden Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301
United States of America
Home Page Stories

Whiteclay, Nebraska borders the Pine Ridge Reservation of South Dakota and has a population of about 12. It is less than two miles from the village of Pine Ridge, SD, population 3,308. It is the largest Native American city in South Dakota and is the headquarters of the Oglala Sioux Tribal Nation. There were four liquor stores in Whiteclay that sold about 4 million cans of beer, mostly to residents of Pine Ridge who left the dry reservation to buy their liquor at these stores. In 2017, the State of Nebraska Liquor Commission did not renew any of the liquor licenses in Whiteclay. As a result, all of the liquor stores closed. A non-profit corporation, Whiteclay Makerspace, was formed in Nebraska with the purpose of buying one of the liquor stores and transforming it into a makerspace for Pine Ridge area artists and craftspersons. The building has been purchased, remodeled, and opened for local artists and craftspersons. An online marketing space is now open on the website www.whiteclayredo.com


Brattleboro Rotary Club President Carla Lineback
 
While the Australian bushfires were being put out, Rotary clubs in Vermont and New Hampshire were gathering funds to help with the aftermath. This has resulted in close to $25,000 being donated to the effort. Locally, the Brattleboro Rotary Club and Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary Club donated $500 towards this effort.
Did you enjoy the Christmas lights in downtown Brattleboro? Rotarians strung many of them. Or, have you and your kids played on the disc golf course at Living Memorial Park? Rotarians built it. Rotary International, along with its various clubs throughout the world, has established January as Rotary Awareness Month.
 
Website Sponsors
Speakers
Geoff Hatheway, President
Oct 01, 2020
Magic Mountain Ski Area
Damian Costello
Oct 08, 2020
"How Lakota and Indigenous tradition is relevant for us (non-Natives)"
Professor Elizabeth Cascio
Oct 22, 2020
“A Century of the American Woman Voter”