Wildwood, FL, USA

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Service Above Self!

The Early Years[edit]

The Rotary Club of Wildwood is a member of Rotary International. District 6980 is composed of clubs in the five counties of Central Florida. The Wildwood club was chartered on February 14, 1975. Founded by local business people, in December 2014 we have 22 members.

Societal Contributions[edit]

Rotary has maintained it's strength over the years by concentrating efforts on issues that are relevant to communities around the world; such as, literacy, peace, education, and health.

Community Service[edit]

Wildwood Rotary has supported such programs as for the developmentally disabled, Christmas gift programs, local soup kitchen, Salvation Army, Sumter County Fair, local park improvements, and other local relief.

International Service[edit]

On the international basis, we have supported medical programs in Mexico, clean water supply in rural areas, solar ovens for areas without electricity, and purchased 10+ Shelterboxes (provides housing for up to 10 people for 60 days) deployed to areas that have experienced natural disasters...and many other international Rotary club assistance.

Youth Services[edit]

  • Sponsors the Wildwood Middle High School Interact Club
  • Many projects in local schools
  • Take Stock in Children
  • Boy and Girl Scouts
  • Sumter County Math and Science Fairs
  • Reading programs
  • Puppet programs for local schools
  • Youth programs

Events[edit]

Our main fundraisers include the annual golf tournament, traditionally the first Friday in December (funds raised used for civic and educational programs) and our Reverse Draw in August (funds raised are used on all other types of projects and relief). 100% of ALL funds that Wildwood Rotary Club raises is spent on projects, none are used for our administrative or club costs.

Presidents[edit]

1975-1976 1976-1977 1977-1978 1978-1979 1979-1980
1980-1981 1981-1982 1982-1983 1983-1984 1984-1985
1985-1986 1986-1987 1987-1988 1988-1989 1989-1990
1990-1991 1991-1992 1992-1993 1993-1994 1994-1995
1995-1996 1996-1997 1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000
2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005
2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 Brenda Shrewsbury 2014-2015 Joe Cox

Meetings and Information[edit]

Please join us at our weekly meeting! Wednesday of each week at 7:30 am
Miona Lake Country Club 5473 County Road 122, Wildwood, FL 34785 USA
From Wildwood, proceed north on US 301 to CR 114. Take a right on CR 114 to CR 122. Take a right on CR 121 to CR 122. Take a left on CR 122. Follow CR 122 to the end and Miona Lake Country Club is on the right.

Contact us at Rotary Club of Wildwood
PO Box 863
Wildwood, FL 34785 USA

Phone: 352-438-3003
Email the Club

District[edit]

[[Rotary District 6980| District 6980]

Club Virtual Presence[edit]

Club Facebook

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