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Evergreen Rotary Club makes big splash at District Conference

Written by Tim Grace on .

The Rotary Club of Evergreen made its presence known loud and clear at the annual District 5450 Conference, at the Cheyenne Mountain Inn at Colorado Springs. District 5450 comprised of 63 Rotary Clubs across the front-range and metro Denver.

The Evergreen Club, known for “bringing the party” to the conference each year, won five awards and received two honorable mentions. Club President, Linda Lovin, summed it up after the presentations in stating, “I'm so proud to report that our club was recognized for several awards and honorable mentions at this year’s District Conference. Congratulations to our club! It's been a fantastic year!”

A summary of the awards is as follows:

Ed Bemis Award: Rotary Club of Evergreen

This award celebrated the club with the best club communications, including newsletter, social media and blog/project-related websites. Our PR Committee: Holly Brekke, Al Steger, Tim Grace, Larry Caine, Jim Kreider, Mendhi Audlin.

Gary Fletcher Web Site Award: Rotary Club of Evergreen

This award celebrates a quality and effective website that significantly improves the impact of Rotary on the World Wide Web. Congratulations to webmaster Al Steger!

Highest Club Growth Award: Rotary Club of Evergreen (honorable mention)

Rotary Club of Evergreen had the highest year-on-year growth in the District.

Public Relations Award: Rotary Club of Evergreen

Thanks to our PR Committee chaired by Holly Brekke.

Four Way Test Award: Dr. Gretchen Berggren

It was a thrill to see Gretchen's recognition for outstanding exemplification of the principles of the Four Way Test: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Governor's Discretionary Award: Assistant District Governor Curt Harris

Curt was one of three people recognized for his work in the District. We know how lucky we are to have him in our club!

Paul Harris Award of Excellence: Rotary Club of Evergreen (honorable mention)

This award is given to the club that best meets the goals of current Rotary International President and District Governor Bill Downes.

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