Waukesha County

Waukesha Rotary Club Makes Three-Year Commitment to Help Support New Community Education Project at Retzer Nature Center

The Waukesha County Park System is pleased to announce that The Waukesha Rotary Club has made a three-year commitment to support a new project at Retzer Nature Center in Waukesha.


“I am thrilled with this fantastic collaboration with the Waukesha Rotarians,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “Contributions, like these, from local civic organizations and businesses allow us to enhance Waukesha County’s amenities for residents and visitors alike.”


The Waukesha Rotary Club’s Charitable Fund has committed to a $45,000 donation over the next three years to assist in developing new outdoor educational components that will be accessible for all ages and abilities at Retzer Nature Center. Proceeds from Waukesha Rotary Club’s annual fundraisers are directed to the Charitable Fund to provide grants to local organizations.


“As a Waukesha based organization, we target our charitable funding to enhance the services and community facilities making the Waukesha area a better place to live and do business,” said Paul Hoefle, Waukesha Rotary Club President. 


For more information about the project at Retzer Nature Center, contact Emily Heller at Waukesha County Parks and Land Use at 262-548-7803. For more information about donating to the Waukesha Rotary Charitable Fund, contact the Waukesha Noon Rotary at [email protected].


About Rotary International

Rotary International has grown to over 30,000 clubs worldwide since 1905, with over 1.2 million members actively following the Rotary ideal of Service above Self. These clubs provide charity leadership to community services and international projects. The Waukesha Rotary Club provides almost $40,000 per year to local non-profit organizations.


About the Department of Parks & Land Use

The Waukesha County Department of Parks & Land Use, working through a combination of collaboration, education and regulation is dedicated to fostering economic development, sound land use, and the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of the County’s natural resources and health of its citizens.


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