Three Rotarians of Redding West Rotary were recognized for their service above self.
Woodland, CA July 13, 2013 – The Rotary Club of Redding West was awarded the “Excellence in Service” award from the Rotary District 5160 for the annual Taste of Redding. An annual event that features local restaurants, breweries, wineries, and live entertainment for the entire family. Proceeds from the Taste of Redding support community-based programs, projects, and scholarships through the Rotary Club of Redding West. Most recent community projects include the T.R. Woods Park improvement project, Buenaventura Trail Benches, and a waterfall at the west end of Cypress Avenue. Redding West Rotary provides annual high school scholarships and supports sober grad for Foothill High School. In addition, the Redding West Rotary sponsors local youth for leadership events, like Camp Venture and Camp Royal, and sponsors local youth for international youth exchanges.
Sheila Hurst was awarded the “Service Above Self Award”. The highest honor for individual Rotarians with only 150 Rotarians recognized annually around the world. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service, with an emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others through Rotary. Sheila has been instrumental in creating and facilitating the project Kenya Smiles.
Bill Evans was recognized for his service as Club Secretary since 1987 with Redding West Rotary. Past President Jim Stoll was awarded the Club Builder Award from Sakuji Tanaka, Rotary International President, in recognition of the dedication and commitment demonstrated in achieving the goal of strengthening Rotary Clubs.
About Redding West Rotary:
The Rotary Club of Redding West has a long history of serving the local community and collaborating on international projects that improve the lives of people here and in developing countries. As business leaders and professionals, we aim to exemplify the principles of Rotary. Redding West understands the meaning of service, both in our Redding community and in striving to support Rotary International in achieving such laudable goals as the eradication of polio. The Rotary Club of Redding West is made up of exceptional individuals who, along with 1.2 million Rotarians in 33,000 Rotary Clubs in more than 160 countries, are changing the world with our work at home and around the globe, one act of service at a time. Join us for lunch on Tuesdays at Riverview Country Club at noon.
Contact Redding West Rotary:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @reddingwrotary
P.O. Box 993928 Redding, CA 96099-3928