Avenues of Service Dinner

Lifetime Achievement Award: All Rotarians are invited to nominate individuals for the "Lifetime Achievement Award" - You can nominate any Rotarian from any of the local Rotary Clubs.  Lifetime Achievement award is given to a Rotarian who best demonstrates a commitment to Rotary's Four Way Test and the Object of Rotary.  Among the criteria considered will be length of time in Rotary (10 year minimum commitment to Rotary and its programs); who demonstrates high ethical standards in his/her business or profession, and who is committed to the ideal of service in his/her personal, business and community life.  No Rotarian who has previously received this award may be nominated.

Past Lifetime Achievement Recipients:  2007 Jack Haase; 2008 Natalie Hartigan; 2009 Mac Dahl (deceased); 2010 Pat Stephens; and 2011 Dean Dickinson; 2012 Mike Klug; 2013 Elmer Grassman and Pat Smith; 2014 Dick Spencer and Dick Wieser; 2015 Dirk Gasterland and Phil Quillin; 2016 Brad Quarberg and Bill Pritchard; 2017 Dean McHugh; 2018 Leo Chaput and Chuck Hanson.

 

 

Rotary Four Way Test  Award - Rotary Rising Star Award: The Four Way Test - Rotary Rising Star award is given to a Rotarian who best demonstrates a commitment to Rotary's Four Way Test and the object of Rotary. Among the criteria considered will be length of time in Rotary (a minimum of 2 years but not more than 5 years); a strong commitment to Rotary and its programs; someone who demonstrate high ethical standards in hi/her business or profession, and who is committed to the ideal of service in his/her personal, business and community life.

Past Rising Star Recipients: 2014 Johnny Brevik & Arien O'Heron;  2015 Matt Boshcka;  2016 Justin Garvey;   2017 Natalie Olsen and Spencer Niebur; 2018 Julie Nelson. 
 

Rotarian of the Year Award:   Each club will select one of its members to receive the Rotarian of the Year award.  Rotarian of the Year award is given to a Rotarian who has given exceptional service to Rotary International and/or to the Rotarian's club or to the community in the name of Rotary.  Please contact your club's president to find out how they nominate your club's Rotarian of the Year. 

 

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2017-18 Rotarians of the Year
Nancy Runningen - Rotary Club of Caledonia
Bob Spencer - Rotary Club of La Crescent
Lisa Kobs - Rotary Club of La Crosse After Hours
Steve Lindeman & Steve O'Malley - Rotary Club of La Crosse
Natalie Olsen - Rotary Club of La Crosse East
Mark Etrheim - Rotary Club of La Crosse Valley View
Chris McArdle Rojo - Rotary Club of Onalaska Hilltopper
Bob Buck
- Holmen Rotary Club
Dan Thompson - Rotary Club of Onalaska



Rotary Avenue of Service Awards:  Five Avenues of Service Awards (one in each category) are presented annually to club projects that best exemplify Rotary ideals in the five avenues of service.  A club may nominate more than one project.  Please complete a separate form for each nomination.  Club Service, Community Service, International Service, Vocational Service and New Generations. 

 

2017-18

Club Service
Sink the Sled - Rotary Club of Onalaska

Community Service
Rotary & Habitat for Humanity Partnership - Rotary Club of La Crosse

International Service
Mexico Water Project - Rotary Club of La Crosse After Hours

New Generations
Youth Committee Community Service Award - Rotary Club of La Crosse

Vocational
NO Nominations Received



PHOTOS FROM 2018 AVENUES OF SERVICE DINNER

 

 

 
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