|About Our Club|
|The Bethalto Rotary Club was chartered on March 1, 1942. Our club was sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Alton, Wood River, and Edwardsville. Over the past six decades, our club has truly lived by the motto "Service Above Self" and has positioned itself as the driving force behind most of the Community Development projects in the Village of Bethalto.
Major Projects of Bethalto Rotary:
Organized the annual Halloween Parade since 1942.
Promoted bonds to finance the Village Swimmng Pool.
Instrumental in forming the Bethalto School District.
Brought the first Bank into the Village.
Financed a sidewalk from downtown to the High School.
Arranged the immigration of refugee family to Bethalto.
Organized the Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Awarded tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships.
Organized the fund raising drive to create the Police Canine program.
Raised funds for the restoration of log cabin.
Raised funds for construction of the Skate Park.
Reclaimed the site of a former sewage plant and turned it into a park.