Community

Community Service is one of the main tenets of Rotary. For nearly 90 years, the Rotary Club of Northfield has worked to improve the Northfield area through cash donations and projects of all sizes.

Historical Highlights

50 years of scholarships for 2 college-bound and 2 vo-tech bound students annually; $80,000 showmobile (portable stage) as club’s gift to Northfield on club’s 75th anniversary; Sponsoring the Jesse James Bike Tour annually; Annual good Neighbor Award to non-Rotarian; Marston Headley service Above Self to Rotarian. Support of dozens of other community activities, including Amerman Pavilion, WING’s misting oasis, and Everybody’s Playgound and benches – all at Spring Creek Park.

Centennial Project: Our 2005 Centennial Project consisted of three parts: $100,000 toward a trail-head for the Mill Towns Trail; $50,000 toward our city’s Affordable Housing Program; and $50,000 towards a permanent exhibit on the history of our area, at the Museum of the Northfield Historical Society.