Monthly Archives: February 2020

History of the Rotary Bell

President Rosemarie tapped the Rotary Bell with the gavel and we all stopped, we stood and we quieted down.  Did you ever wonder how the tradition of the Rotary Bell began?   In 1922, U.S. Rotarians organized an attendance contest to see which club could increase their attendance at meetings the most.  The challenge was […]

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Dave Williams Receives Distinguished Service Award

Our Sergeant-at-Arms, Dave Williams, was presented the Distinguished Service Award on January 29th, 2020. With decades of service to our Club and 15 years as Sergeant-at-Arms, Dave is most deserving of this award. Congratulations, Dave, on receiving this award and for your tremendous contributions to the life of our club for so many years and […]

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Background on the Distinguished Service Award

In order to conserve time in last Wednesday’s award ceremony honoring Dave Williams, some information was omitted. Here it is: The Distinguished Service Award is our club’s highest honor. It is given to those individuals and organizations who have exemplified the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self” in their professional achievements, community involvement and/or contributions […]

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