Chartered June 1989

Organizations and Agencies Supported by Rotary Club of Columbia South

 Community Service

AREAS OF FOCUS

BASIC EDUCATION AND LITERACY

Rotary supports activities and training to improve education for all children and literacy for children and adults.

Camp Wonderland (Eldon, MO camp for disabled Children)

CPS Landscaping (at various schools, Hot Houses and shelves at Benton Elementary)

Daniel Boone Regional Library (For each of meeting speakers a book on the presented subject is donated to the library)
Dictionaries for All Columbia Third-Graders

Douglas High School Support (Mentoring, Career Presentations, Job Fairs, Fitness Equipment, Teaching Garden)
Gifted Education Scholarship Program

High School Government Day in Jefferson City (Sponsor local students attendance)

Junior Achievement Support

National Broadcast Journalism Conference (sponsor CPS student to attend)

Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (Scholarships for high school juniors to attend summer Leadership Training at William Woods University)
Youth Exchange Student (sponsored to live is a foreign country for a year)

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Rotary supports investments in people to create measurable and enduring economic improvement in their lives and communities.

A Call to Service (Sponsors Georgia Pediatric Diabetes Clinic)

Boone County Historical Society (improvements and preservation for their buildings and grounds)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri

Boys & Girls Clubs

Central Missouri Food Bank (Fund-raising events, and workdays)

Central Missouri Humane Society

Joplin Tornado Cleanup

Personal Energy Transportation Project (distributes specialized wheel chairs for disabled persons world wide)
Police Officer of the Year

Rainbow House

Salvation Army (Christmas Bell Ringing)

Special Olympics

St Baldricks Foundation

True North (Annual Socks and Underware Drive)

Volunteer Action Center (sponsor several Christmas Families)

Wyatt Guest House (landscaping, we formerly maintained the Ellis Fischel Garden at the intersection of I70 Business and Garth Ave)

PEACE AND CONFLICT PREVENTION/RESOLUTION

Rotary supports the training, education, and practice of peace and conflict prevention and resolution.

Columbia Disability Conference

Columbia Values Diversity Breakfast
Peace Award presented to Battle High School

Peace Film provided to all schools

International Service

BASIC EDUCATION AND LITERACY

Rotary supports activities and training to improve education for all children and literacy for children and adults.

Building School in Guatemala

Head Start in Palau

DISEASE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

Rotary supports activities and training that reduce the cause and effect of disease.

The Rotary Foundation Polio Immunization – Polio eradication is almost complete

WATER AND SANITATION

Rotary supports activities and training to provide access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.

Clean Water Project in Panama

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

Rotary supports activities and training to improve maternal health and reduce child mortality for children under five.

Vocational Training Team focused on saving lives of babies in the country of Georgia

Well Baby Kits for Panama