CLICK DONATE TO SUPPORT THE OTTAWA NOON ROTARY LEGACY FUND. GIFTS TO THIS FUND SUPPORT THE GENERAL GRANT-MAKING ACTIVITIES OF THE CLUB
The Ottawa Noon Rotary Club was founded in 1915, and has grown into one of the premiere service clubs in the area. Always mindful of the motto, “Service Above Self”, Noon Rotary distributes grants and scholarships throughout the Ottawa community of nearly $20,000 per year, and volunteers for many initiatives. In addition, the club has been the recipient of Rotary District and International grants for it’s good works in the community and in the world. In 2012-2013, the Ottawa Noon Rotary Club, in partnership with several Ottawa residents, the First Presbyterian Church, and the Rochelle and Ottawa Sunrise Rotary Clubs, built a new school, created a playground, helped to establish a library, provided a clean water well, hygiene training, and a maize milling machine in the Kamwenge District of Uganda.
In 2019, more than 12 Rotary Clubs are partnering to bring a new medical center to the Kamwenge District. Completion of the center is anticipated in late 2019,
The Ottawa High School Interact Club was formed in 2012 and currently boasts more than 60 members. Students are welcome at all Rotary Club meetings and events. Their philanthropic efforts have resulted in a number of impact projects throughout the community.