Rotary recognises service to the community
GEORGE NEWS – The George Rotary Club has awarded its prestigious Paul Harris Recognition to three community service minded Georgians.Rotary President Di Kershaw was delighted to award Rotary’s highest award for community service excellence to Marzanne Cillie, the project manager for Bethesda Child and Youth Centre in Rosemoor, for her outstanding work over the past 10 years.
The Paul Harris Recognition was also awarded to Peter Leppan, for the Seven Passes Initiative in Touwsranten that is helping the communities of the greater George area.
The third award, the Paul Harris Sapphire Recognition, was made to Rotarian and past president Eddie Reppert. Reppert, a recipient of the Paul Harris Recognition in the past, is further affirmation of his commitment to the George community.
He has been running a food project for the past 15 years, collecting food from Woolworths on a weekly basis and delivering the donations to various needy institutions in George.
“Rotary is proud to be associated with these upstanding and committed people who give their time to our community so freely,” said Kershaw.