Wednesday, March 20 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - You choose your time at Milwaukee Athletic Club - enjoy the MAC and ride 30 min. or an hour or ????

Join us as an Indoor Rider and/or Supporter if YOU Want to Make a Difference and eradicate polio from the planet 

Help to eradicate only the second disease from the planet - Polio! Ride to End Polio on Wednesday, March 20. Indoor Ride for ANYONE wanting to be a part of polio eradication!
Anyone - Rotarian or non-Rotarians can provide a polio free world!
Join Us for the Rotary Milwaukee Amigos Ride to End Polio!
Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 
Time: Anytime between 9 a.m. and 5p.m. 
Location: Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 
Ride for a cause and make a difference in the fight against polio! A special thanks to the Milwaukee Athletic Club for providing the space and amenities to support this Ride to End Polio!
What to Expect:
  • Secure Lockers: Store your belongings safely while you ride.
  • Relaxation Amenities: After your ride, unwind in our showers, steam room, and sauna to soothe those sore muscles.
  • Expert Assistance: Our MAC staff will be available to answer any questions and ensure you have a great experience.
  • Explore MAC: Take a tour of Milwaukee’s premiere athletics and meeting facilities.
Can't make it in person? No problem! Join us from the comfort of your own home. All registrants will receive a Zoom link that connects to the MAC spinning room.
How to Contribute:
To make your contribution, visit the Raise for Rotary Event page at Donations qualify for a 2-to-1 match from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and support the Rotary Foundation End Polio Fund.
Registering for the Ride:
Register for the event and/or reserve a bike for the indoor ride at the Milwaukee Athletic Club by visiting The indoor ride occurs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., allowing riders to choose their preferred duration.
Let's pedal together to end polio and create a healthier world for all!! Didn't know polio still exists or should be important for us?  Join our meeting on March 12 to learn more and to understand WHY we need to eradicate polio forever!
Don't forget to spread the word! Invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join us in this important cause. Together, we can make a difference!
FYI - you can create your own fundraising page for yourself or a club or other service organization via the Raise for Rotary site mentioned above.  We hope that more than Rotarians will partner with us to eradicate the planet from this disease!
Click here to contact Chair Rob Grede with questions re use of Milwaukee Athletic Club. Click here to contact Angie with donation or Raise for Rotary questions.  For Rotarians, if they use their Rotary recognized email address, then their donation is automatically credited to their personal giving to Ending Polio at the Rotary International Foundation...they get credit AND their club gets that credit to their End Polio giving. 

    Projects and Programs - Amigos In Action

    General Meeting - March 12, 2024 - 6 - 7 p.m. - Video of program to soon be posted

    We were honored to host Carol Ferguson, a Polio Survivor, Rotarian, and the Founder of the PA Polio Network, as our guest speaker. Carol shared her inspiring story with us, highlighting the mission and significance of the Polio Survivors Network.
    Carol is the Rotary Polio Plus Coordinator  for Rotary District 7430 (Eastern PA)
    She is also the Founder of PA Polio Network in 2014
    The organization serves polio survivors all over the US and abroad.  Carol said, "The mission of our Polio Survivors Network is to serve ALL polio survivors, both in the US and abroad by providing information for them, post-polio support groups, survivors’ families, and their caregivers. We draw attention to the importance of being immunized against polio and all crippling childhood diseases.

    We are survivors of a vaccine preventable disease who share a passion with Rotarians all over the US and abroad as we support Rotary International’s focus on disease prevention and immunization."
    Video from the program will soon be posted here!
    February 18, 2024
    Amigo Rotarians and Friends attended the Marquette University Law School/Lubar Center African American Heritage Tasting Dinner and Program
    Cathedral Center
    January 30 - Pizza Night
    May 30, 2023, Amigos Serves Taco Salad Dinner
    imageimageimageEvery 5th Tuesday of the month, Amigos Rotarians prepare and serve dinner to the women and children at Cathedral Center.  This project is in its 5th year of partnership. Chair Frey Faris made 21 pounds of meat and the Jewish Food pantry donated meat, cheese and chips. Friends and family of Rotarians Melissa Ricky and Frey Faris. Dinner was a hit and everyone enjoyed this healthy and super tasty meal.

    Pattti Lynch
    Erik Carranza
    Marta Carrion
    Rotarians IN Action - Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House
    Friday, June 9, Amigos Rotarians gathered to open and sort donations and clean spaces at the Ronald McDonald House in preparation for new families coming to support their hospitalized child during these stressful times.