Rotary Club of Alton-Godfrey Photo Gallery
Bucket Brigade 2018
On Saturday, May 12, 2018, 20 members of the Rotary Club of Alton-Godfrey gathered at 3117 Ray Street in Alton to paint the house as part of this year's Bucket Brigade.
Literacy Project 2017-18
Our club received a grant from the District to help fund the purchase of books for students in the Alton Unit School District #11
Alton-Godfrey Community Christmas Tree 2017
The Alton-Godfrey Rotary Club annually constructs the Community Christmas Tree at Lincoln Douglas Square in Alton, IL. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Friday at 6:00 to begin the Christmas season in the Riverbend area.
Alton-Godfrey Golf Scramble, October 2, 2022
Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2018
The Alton Godfrey Rotary Club annually turns out to ring bells the Saturday before Christmas. Club members ring bells at three locations in the community and traditionally the club brings in the largest daily donation for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights campaign.
Pocket Park at 3rd and Market
In 1966 the Rotary Club of Alton created a small park in the area of 3rd & Market to enhance the appearance of Alton. A plaque was placed to read: WE LOOK WITH PRIDE UPON OUR CITY Rotary Seal THE ROTARY CLUB ALTON, ILLINOIS 1966
All God's Children Need Shoes
On December 5, several Rotarians and friends assisted school children from the Alton School District and the Southwestern School District in getting new shoes.
In November 2021, the Alton Godfrey Rotary Club in cooperation with the city of Alton, began the planning and construction of park overlooking the Clark Bridge and the Mississippi River. The park is located on 3rd street opposite city hall.
Christmas Tree 2022
The Rotary Club purchased a new Community Christmas Tree in the spring of 2022 and constructed the tree at Lincoln-Douglas Square for the Christmas Season. The club and community is thankful to Alton Township for help in funding the Community Christmas Tree.
These photos show progress on the construction of the missing part of the connector bike trail through Riverfront Park in Alton, IL.
Lincoln-Douglas Square Construction
At the site of the Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas debate held on the steps of the Alton City Hall October 15, 1858, the Rotary Club of Alton-Godfrey proposed a project, raised funding, and supervised the construction of the present Lincoln Douglas Square. This photo essay describes the construction.
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
December 23, 2017
Chili Chowdown 2018
The Rotary Club of Alton Godfrey conducts this fund raiser each year to provide scholarships for our annual student of the year program. Each year the board of directors may choose special projects and use income from all of the club fund raisers to pay project expenses.