The West Allis Christmas Parade is an annual holiday tradition and the premier night-time Christmas parade in Southeast Wisconsin! Enjoy marching bands and live performers, creative floats and vintage vehicles, meet elves, cartoon characters, and of course, wave to Santa Claus himself at the end of the parade!

  • Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, 4:45 p.m.
  • 81st St. State Fair Park entrance, east on Greenfield Ave., then south to Orchard Ave.      


Parade registration for the 2022 parade is now open. The application deadline to participate in the parade is November 22, 2022. The official participation list will be posted on November 28, 2022. All parade participant approvals, parade rules, and regulations will be emailed to you directly. If you have questions, please contact


Happy 60th Birthday, Interact!

Interact's 60th birthday took place on 5 November 2022! From the first club in Melbourne, FL, USA 60 years ago to nearly 19,000 Interact clubs across 153 countries today, Interact creates an ongoing legacy of young people changing the world. To celebrate this momentous year in Interact history, we invite Interactors past and present, and Rotarians and Rotaractors who support Interact, to share your Interact story and inspire the next 60 years of changemakers. Visit the campaign site to view a special message from Rotary International President Jennifer Jones and get involved with Interact's 60th anniversary!

Rotary D-6270 Global Grant Scholarship Available
Rotary International District 6270 is pleased to announce the availability of a Global Grant Scholarship for matriculation in the fall of 2023 or spring of 2024.
The amount of the scholarship is USD $30,000.00 and must be used for graduate school studies outside the United States. NOTE: Applicant cannot be a Rotarian or be related to a Rotarian but can be a member of Rotaract. To be eligible, the applicant must be a resident in the geographical area of District 6270, be a student at a college/university in the geographical area of District 6270, or have strong ties to Southeast Wisconsin (see District 6270 map). Experience (professional or volunteer) in the field of study is required. All fellowship/scholarship/stipend funding opportunities must relate to one of Rotary’s Seven Areas of Focus.
Deadlines are as follows:
September 1, 2022 – Application form available
January 13, 2023 – Complete Application Deadline (submit online only)
February 4, 2023 - In-Person or Zoom Interviews scheduled. An in-person interview is preferred.
February 13, 2023 – Successful Scholar Notified (for matriculation in 2023-2024 academic year.)
Click Here to access the “Scholarships” page on the RI D-6270 website for detailed information, the application form, and other supporting documents. Address any inquiries to Larry Myers, Chair of the D-6270 Scholarships Subcommittee (Email: OR
2022 4-Way Test Award
Congratulations to Community Medical Services (CMS) for being honored as this year's Four-Way Test award winner. Each year, a local business or organization is recognized by the Rotary Club of West Allis for demonstrating the values of Rotary's Four-Way Test. 
CMS Mission:
“Our mission is to help those who are suffering from substance use disorders. We consider these people our patients, and our singular aim is to help them heal. We’re proud that our clinics provide our patients an environment that is free of judgment and condescension and we’re steadfast in treating everyone with the utmost dignity and respect.”

Rotary Club of West Allis' Motto

Helping HandsImageOpen Hearts

Service above Self

Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
West Allis

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Apostle Presbyterian Church
1509 S 76 Street
West Allis, WI 53214
United States of America
Our weekly club meetings vary between in-person meetings at Apostle Presbyterian Church and virtual via Zoom. Watch your email for up-to-the date meeting information!
No Speaker
Dec 08, 2022 12:00 PM
No Meeting Due to Holiday Party on Dec 7
Robert Gerde
Dec 15, 2022 12:00 PM
Medical Supplies for Ukraine
World Affairs Student
Dec 22, 2022 12:00 PM
Experiences with Rotary World Affairs
No Speaker
Dec 29, 2022 12:00 PM
Club Assembly: Voting for new Officers
Miss West Allis
Jan 05, 2023 12:00 PM
Speaking About the Role and Responsibilities
Steen Sanderhoff
Jan 12, 2023 12:00 PM
PDG Foundation and Update on Belize
Jan 19, 2023 12:00 PM
World Affairs
Jan 26, 2023 12:00 PM
1,700 Mile Bike Ride
Club Executives & Directors
Vice President
Satellite Club Chair
Satellite Club Chair Elect
Satellite Club Immediate Past Chair
Satellite Treasurer
Satellite Secretary
The Rotary Foundation
Rotary Club of West Allis Foundation Inc
President Steve Affeldt 
Vice President Wayne Tillmann 
Secretary Judy Shabman
Treasurer Sue Zwitter 
Kelly Eger (Satellite)  2022
Steve Hook                2023
Larry Danner             2023
Sherry Saiki                2022
Steve Affeldt              2024
Kent Waterbury         2024

Hale Interact

Wednesday 7:10 AM


Contacts: Jim Mejchar

& Lisa Berman


Central Interact

Thursday 8:45 AM

Meet in the Main Office

Contacts: Jerry Falk


Dottke Interact

Tuesday 10:45am

Contacts:  Lee Breese, 

Cathy Manthei 

& Sue Zwitter


West Milwaukee EarlyAct 

Thurs, 1:30 PM

Contacts: Steve Affeldt

Cathy Manthei

& Brenda Merschdorf




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