Thursday, July 19th

The Black River Falls Rotary Club celebrated the end of the Rotary year with the Passing of the Torch Party June 26.

Current club president Kathy Laudon handed over the reins to president-elect Kristin Franks.

Laudon expressed thanks to the club and shared some of the highlights during her term.

“Rotary continues to provide financial support for needs in the area such as the Western Technical Impact Scholarship program, Badger Boys and Badger Girls and this year supporting an outbound student traveling to Finland, Laudon said”

Not only does the club provide financial support, members assist other area organizations such as the Karner Blue Garden Club with mulching the area gardens, and assisting each month at the food pantry. Rotary again sponsored the high school athletic banquet and has done so since 1929.

Incoming president Kristin Franks has been a very active club member, helping with events and community projects.