Community Organizations for Youth
Grades 1 and up
Brooklyn Mighty Mites 455-1448 or brooklynmightymites.org
Fitchburg Fireflies 332-4434
Oregon Headliners 669-0516
Grades K-12 gsbadgerland.org
Community Organizations for Adults
14 South Artists
14 South Artists is a group of artists of diverse media from diverse backgrounds. They promote the visual arts in the communities and rural areas of South Central Wisconsin by providing opportunities for exhibitions and events, artist-to-artist interactions and educational programs.
Anderson Park Friends
APF works with the Dane County Parks Department to develop, protect, preserve and enhance Anderson Farm County Park. Meetings are posted on Facebook or call Roe at 835-3580.
Brooklyn-Oregon American Legion Post 160
PO Box 262, Brooklyn, WI 53521
A veterans support and community service organization open to veterans of all branches of the service. Meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Contact James P. Brown, Commander at 608-516-5401 for more informat
Friends of Badfish Creek Watershed
FBCW works to identify and eradicate invasive riverbank plants, clean up the stream bed and sponsors an annual canoe tour. All events are open to the public. To get involved, contact Lynne Diebel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends of the Oregon Library
PO Box 173, Oregon WI 53575
Community volunteers supporting the library and providing programs for children and library patrons. Donations of used books accepted for Used Book Sale April 13-14 and October 19-20, 2018. For more information call 835-9027 or ask at the Circulation Desk of the library.
Friends of the Oregon School District
Provides resources so that all children have a healthy, positive enviornment in which to learn. Contact by email at FriendsofOregonSchoolDistrict@gmail.com
Joy of Living Meditation Group
State Bank of Cross Plains Community Room, 744 N Main St
Monthly meditation group that provides an opportunity to practice in a community setting. Group meets the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm. All are welcome. No charge. Led by Kelly Petrie.
Knights of Columbus Council 13480
Holy Mother of Consolation Catholic Church 651 N. Main Street Oregon, WI 53575
The Knights of Columbus promotes and conducts programs in a variety of areas including youth, community church, school and council. Meetings 3rd Thursday of the Month at Holy Mother of Consolation. For more information contact Brian Peterson 225-7761
MOPS: Mothers Of Preschoolers
A Christian based support group for mothers of young children. Hillcrest MOPS meets at 752 E Netherwood St Oregon, WI 53575 on the First and Third Thursday of the month at 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM. Groups also meet at All Saints Lutheran, 2951 Chapel Valley Rd, Fitchburg (2nd Monday, 9:30-11:30am) and at St Ann Catholic Church, 323 N Van Buren St, Stoughton, WI 53589 (3rd Thursday 7:00-9:30pm).
Optimist Club of Oregon-Brooklyn
PO Box 143
Oregon, WI 53575
A service club that supports youth in the Oregon-Brooklyn community by school recognition programs and scholarships. Encourages Optimism as a philosophy of life, inspires respect for the law, promotes interest in good government, civic affairs, and volunteerism. Current projects include fundraising for the Splash Pad, playground equipment for children with disabilities, and support of various youth activities in the Oregon and Brooklyn communities. Visitors and new members are welcome. Meets first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the State Bank of Cross Plains 744 North Main Street, Oregon.
Oregon Area Historical Society
159 W Lincoln St Oregon WI 53575
Dedicated to preserving Oregon’s unique history, OAHS operates a museum, provides clothing for elementary school Pioneer Days and houses archives and local family histories. Open every Tuesday and the first Saturday (Sept-May) 10am-4pm. Open every Saturday June- August.
Oregon Booster Club
The Oregon Booster Club is a parent/volunteer run organization which provides support to student athletes both on and off the field. They raise money through our memberships, concessions, partnerships, sponsorships and special events to provide our students what they need to succeed.
Oregon Band Boosters
P.O. Box 283 Oregon, WI 53575
The Oregon Band Boosters support student band programs including the Shadow Drum and Bugle Corps through volunteering and fundraising.
Oregon Choral Boosters
Interested parents support the vocal music classrooms through volunteering their time, talents and financial support. Fundraisers help provide scholarships to seniors, scholarships for music camps and other opportunities, and financial support for field trip funding.
Oregon Friends of the Orchestra
Serves orchestra students in grades 4 through 12 throughout the Oregon School District and provides support to their directors through fundraising, volunteer efforts, and parent and community support.
Oregon Area Education Foundation
Oregon Community Bank c/o Daniel Behrend
733 Main Street, Oregon, WI 53575
The Oregon Area Education Foundation (OAEF) support education initiatives in the Oregon School District. Many, but not all of the grants given help support school district-sponsored activities. The Foundation is the fiscal agent for the Friends of The Oregon School District (FOSD) and for “Sing Out Louise”, an annual musical event honoring the late Louise Uphoff.
Oregon Area Food Pantry
107 N Alpine Pkwy, Oregon 53575
The pantry is available to anyone who lives in the Oregon School District who needs help with food. Distribution is on the last Thursday of the month (except November and December) from 3-7pm. Please bring a large basket or box. New guests should bring a photo ID and a current utility bill. Donations are accepted on the second Saturday of each month from 10-11am, or can be dropped off at the Oregon Public Library, St John’s Lutheran Church, Holy Mother of Consolation Church or at Bill’s Foods.
Oregon Horse Association
5676 Alpine Rd, Brooklyn, WI 53521
Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting all breeds of horses and styles of riding, for all ages. Horse shows, parades and educational programs.
Oregon- Brooklyn Lions Club
PO Box 215 Oregon WI 53575
This service club sponsors Stuff the Bus, raises money for the Lions’ Camp for the Disabled, Wisconsin Lions Eyeglass Bank and many community service projects.
Oregon Masonic Lodge and Order of the Eastern Star
201 Park St, Oregon, WI 53575
Fraternal organization provides support for community projects, scouting events, AED donations and an annual scholarship. Masonic Lodge meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays, Eastern Star chapter meets 1st & 3rd Mondays except May, Aug and Dec. (1st Mon Only - May, Aug, 3rd Mon Only, Dec).
Oregon Straw Hat Players
201 Market St Oregon, WI 53575
Amateur theater offering opportunities for volunteers to participate in all production areas. Striving for excellence while stressing enjoyment and entertainment in the Oregon area. Three productions each year including a children’s production.
Rotary Club of Oregon
PO Box 145 Oregon WI 53575
A service club dedicated to working both locally and globally through community projects. Supports prairie restoration at Lerner Park, awards college scholarships, facilitates bike safety rodeos and more. Visitors and new members welcome! Meets Tuesdays 6:45am at Headquarters Restaurant, 101 Concord Dr, Oregon.
Three Gaits, Inc
3741 Highway 138 West, Stoughton, WI 53589
Therapeutic horsemanship center that provides equine assisted activities and therapies that enhance the lives of people with physical, emotional or intellectual challenges. Volunteers welcome!
Oregon-Brooklyn VFW Post 10272
PO Box 206 Oregon, WI 53575
The VFW honors the dead by serving the living through community service. Call 217-7198 for meeting dates and times.