Rotary District 6970 has a history of strong support to Our Rotary Foundation and at times, specific individuals have been recognized for their leadership and direction in accomplishing the goals and direction of the District.
Citation for Meritorious Service
The Citation for Meritorious Service recognizes individual Rotarians who have demonstrated outstanding active service to The Rotary Foundation for more than one year. Examples of eligible service include, but are not limited to:
- Service on Foundation committees at the club, district, or international level
- Participation in Foundation grants or programs
- Support of Ambassadorial Scholars, Rotary Peace Fellows, Group Study Exchange teams, or vocational training teams.
Financial contributions to the Foundation, however notable, are not relevant considerations for this award.
An individual may receive this award only once. Any active Rotarian in good standing may be nominated, with the exception of current and incoming district governors, current and incoming RI directors, and current Foundation trustees.
|Citation for Meritorious Service Recipients
|William Hill, Jr.||Ponte Vedra Beach||1994-1995|
|John Callender||South Jacksonville||1999-2000|
|David Harrill||Jacksonville Oceanside||2004-2005|
|E. Travis York||Gainesville||2006-2007|
|D. Brent Williams
|James Kenneth Baker
|Cynthia (Cynde) Covington
|Russell Miller||Palatka Sunrise||2015-2016|
|Art MacQueen||Flagler Beach||2016-2017|
|William (Bill) Griffin||Daytona Beach West||2017-2018|
|Marshall Butler||West Jacksonville||2019-2020|
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is the Foundation’s highest service recognition and is given to Rotarians
who have demonstrated exemplary service to the Foundation.
Recipients must have received the
Citation for Meritorious Service at least four years prior to be eligible for this award.
|Distinguished Service Award Recipients
|D. Brent Williams||Gainesville||2014-2015|
|Ken Baker||West Jacksonville||2019-2020|
International Service Award for a Polio Free World
This Award recognizes outstanding contributions to our polio erradication efforts. Each year, up to 10 international awards are given to people whose work has had a widespread impact.
Requires nomination by a Rotarian for this highly competitive award. Only 10 are honored in any given Rotary year.
|International Service Award for a Polio Free World