Rotary Club of Wimberley
The Rotary Club of Wimberley has embraced the Rotary Loves Readers! program that encompasses over a dozen service projects targeted at improving lives through increased literacy. For more information, select the Rotary Loves Readers! tab above.
In addition, the Rotary Club of Wimberley frequently incorporates service work as part of our regular weekly meetings.
Other Current and Past Service Projects of the Rotary Club of Wimberley include:
Cutting out shoes from jeans for children in Uganda in support of Sole Hope
Hosting Pints for Polio with the Canyon Lake Rotary Club
Thank you cards to demonstrate appreciation to all area teachers
Making chew toys for animals in local shelters
Empty Bowl project
Creation and installation of the Rotary Musical Garden at the EmilyAnn Theater & Gardens
Donation of over $120,000 to area arts programs to supplement budget cuts in WISD
Participation in mission trips with the Davis Moon Project to Ethiopia
Participation in India's Polio Immunization Day
Creation and installation of a giant chess and checker board at the EmilyAnn Theater & Gardens
Work Days with Habitat for Humanity
Adopt -a- Family
Sponsorship of Shelter Box for Haitian Earthquake Victims
Patrons of Art Fest
Rotarians met at Deercreek Nursing home to work with friends and residents to braid felt chew toys for WAG, a local animal rescue organization.
The Rotary Worker Bees participated (and placed 5th) in the Wimberley Village Library's 2nd Annual Adult Spelling Bee. This fundraiser benefited the local library's purchase of new books.
Wimberley Rotarians glaze ceramic bowls which will be sold by the Empty Bowl Project to raise money for the local Crisis Food Basket.
Rotary Clubs of Wimberley and Canyon Lake partnered to host Pints for Polio at Brewster's Pizza. $5800+ was raised from the event which will be matched twice over by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. All proceeds benefit the Rotary Foundation's Polio Plus and its efforts to eradicate polio.
Wimberley Rotarians enjoy a picnic before cleaning up the road side park on Ranch Road 12.