Five Maui Rotary Clubs took home awards at the recent Rotary International District 5000 Convention at the Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu.
The Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise was named Club-of-the-Year in the Small Club Division and won awards in the following areas: First Place in Club Service, Community Service, Public Image, International Service and Vocational Service; and First Runner-Up in Membership Development and Youth Service. This is the seventh time in the past eight years that this club was named Small Club-of-the-Year in Rotary District 5000.
The Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea won awards in the Medium Club Division in the following areas: First Place in International Service, Public Image and Community Service; and First Runner Up in Membership Growth and Youth Service.
Pictured at the recent Rotary District 5000 Conference with some of the “Award Frisbees” earned are Joanne Laird, assistant district governor; President Art Ortiz—Lahaina; President Stuart Karlan—Kihei Wailea; District Governor Phil Sammer; President Christine Pawliuk—Kihei Sunrise; President Robert Santry—Upcountry; and President Wendy Hornack—Valley Isle Sunset.
The Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise won the First Runner Up Award in the Small Club Division for International Service.
The Rotary Club of Lahaina won the First Runner Up award in the Medium Club Division for Membership Increase.
The Rotary Club of Wailuku won a First Place Award in the Small Club Division for Rotary Foundation Total Annual Giving and Per Capita Giving.
Many of the Maui Rotary Clubs received the District Governor's Citation, the Rotary International Presidential Citation, the Ignite Membership Award and the Literacy Award.
The following clubs were named EREY Clubs, one in which every member club has made a contribution to the Rotary International Foundation: Kihei Sunrise, Kihei Wailea, Maui and Upcountry.
There are nine Rotary Clubs on Maui: Kahului, Kihei Sunrise, Kihei-Wailea, Lahaina, Lahaina Sunrise, Maui, Upcountry, Valley Isle Sunset and Wailuku.
For information on attending a meeting of any of the above clubs, contact Maui Assistant Govs. Joanne Laird at 757-0981or Hugh Chare at 572-3020 or visit the Rotary Clubs of Maui Facebook page.