Hudson, WI December 19, 2017– Hudson Daybreak Rotary Club is in the middle of their fall grant season.  Twice a year the Daybreak Rotary Club gives back to organizations that have programs focused on enhancing the community of Hudson and the greater St. Croix Valley.  This fall Daybreak Rotary is awarding sixteen grants totaling $16,850.
“Our club is blessed to have such great support in the Hudson community which allows us to support these great organizations across the St. Croix Valley,” said Amy Schneider, President of The Daybreak Rotary Club.
To date, grants have been given to Friends of the Hudson Library to update books in core areas for child development, HHS Marching Band Parent Group for a new Xylophone, Hudson Senior Center for meals and programs at the Senior Center, Hudson Safe for the chemical free Senior All-Night Party, Roberts Lions Foundation to provide children with warm clothing during the Holidays, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Wisconsin to support children through their life-changing programs, Family Resource Center of the St. Croix Valley for the Hudson Play & Learn Program, and Hannah Burns for the new Fitness Park at Lakefront Park. 
“Creating a fitness park is just another way in which Hudson continues to be a leader in the region in supporting a healthy lifestyle.  The support received from Daybreak Rotary and other members of the community allowed us to bring this great project to fruition,” said Hannah Burns, Junior at HHS.   
Hudson Daybreak Rotary is one of two Rotary clubs in Hudson.  The Hudson Rotary Club and Daybreak Rotary are a diverse group of community members who strive to make a positive impact on the greater Hudson community, especially enhancing opportunities for youth in the community.  Daybreak Rotary meets on Wednesdays from 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.  The Hudson Rotary Club meets Thursdays at noon.   Both clubs meet at the Hudson House Grand Hotel located at 1616 Crest View Drive, Hudson, Wisconsin.  Guests and prospective Rotarians are welcome to attend meetings and events. By getting to know more community members and broadening Rotary awareness, we can have a bigger impact.