Awards





INFORMATION AND APPLICATION FOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

The District 7610 Citizen of the Year Award is given in recognition of a non-Rotarian who exemplifies Service Above Self in his/her personal and professional life.

The Award recognizes an individual in the District who, although not a Rotarian, has contributed significantly to improving the quality of life in his/her community, whether state, country or world. Rotarians are excluded from the award and nominees should display a broad range of community support.

Club Award

Each club is encouraged to recognize a local Citizen of the Year, who then becomes a nominee for the District Award.

  • The general public and Rotarians can make nominations at the club level.
  • A committee should be appointed to choose the winner, based on the club's criteria.
  • The club's winner and information should be sent to the Assistant Governor on the district nomination form, in order to be considered for the District Award.
  • The Assistant Governor will select one nomination to forward to the District for consideration.
  • Clubs are encouraged to make their presentation at a community event.

District Award

  • Nominees from the clubs for the District Award must be submitted on the nomination form, found on the District website.
  • The District Citizen of the Year awardee will be presented a Paul Harris Fellowship and a plaque or other gift at an appropriate time, either the District Conference or the Installation and Awards Banquet on June 17, 2017.
  • Other nominees will receive a citation to be presented by the Rotary Club, which made the nomination.

Click here to download the District 7610 Citizen of the Year Nomination Form (doc)

Deadline

Deadline for the Citizen of the Year nominations is April 17, 2017.

Submit nominations to:
Dave & Pat Borowski, Awards Co-Chairs
paborowski@cox.net
or mail to:
RI District 7610
Citizen of the Year
2403 Fall Hill
Third Floor
Fredericksburg, VA 22401





DISTRICT 7610 ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD CRITERIA 2016-2017

Nominations require submission of information by April 17, 2017, outlining the Candidate's fulfillment of the following award criteria:

  1. Is a loyal, dedicated Rotarian, demonstrated by his/her level of attendance, participation, and acceptance of responsible positions in the Club and District functions for a minimum of 5 years. The performance of these duties should exceed normal expectations. Please note, extra weight will be given to District 7610 participation.
  2. Always exemplifies fellowship and ideals of Rotary as interpreted in the Rotary motto: "Service Above Self."
  3. Supports the Rotary Foundation, is a Paul Harris Fellow, multiple PHF or Major Donor, and is a Benefactor or Bequest Society Member.
  4. Has sponsored new members since becoming a Rotarian. New members can be sponsored for membership into any Rotary Club.
  5. Strives to live the 4-Way Test in his/her personal and professional life and in clubs, community, international and vocational service activities.
  6. Encourages and fosters the ideal of service as set forth in the "Object of Rotary."

Nominees must meet all criteria. Nominees must be individuals (as opposed to pairs or groups) and may not have been selected previously as this District's Rotarian of the Year. The nomination form is posted on the District Website and nominations must be submitted on this form only.

The committee reserves the right to not give an award if the nominations do not meet all the required criteria. Late submissions will not be accepted.

The presentation of this award will take place at the District Conference.

Submit via e-mail only to
Dave & Pat Borowski, Awards Co-Chairs
paborowski@cox.net
Phone 703-587-5161

Click here to download the District 7610 Rotarian of the Year Nomination Form.





ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL CITATION FOR CLUBS

Clubs are asked to use this form to plan and report their accomplishments for the 2016-17 Rotary year. To qualify for the Presidential Citation, clubs must achieve a specific number of points in each of the three activity categories and must conduct one required activity per category. Unless otherwise specified, all activities must be undertaken and completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. The club activities must be entered on My Rotary by June 30, 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: Rotary International requires all Clubs to enter all their goals, and activities (including their sponsored Interact/Rotaract Clubs) in MYRotary under the section Manage and in Club Central.

Click here to download the Citation Criteria.





PRESIDENTIAL CITATION FOR INTERACT CLUBS

Your Interact club is making a positive difference in your school and community. Make sure your members get the recognition they deserve by earning a Presidential Citation for your club. All activities must be completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

For the club to be eligible for the Presidential Citation, its status in Rotary's database must be active. Ask your sponsor Rotary club president to confirm the status in the Listing of Club-Sponsored Organizations report in Rotary Club Central. If the club is not listed, the sponsor Rotary club president needs to submit the Interact Club Certification Form by March 2017. (Verify Interact Club Qualifications)

Interact Clubs cannot report their activities online. Interact club leaders should report their activities to the sponsor club president, who can verify completion of the goals online. Your sponsor Rotary club's president will need to use My Rotary to verify that your club has qualified for the Presidential Citation. In June 2017, Rotary International will send your sponsor Rotary club instructions on doing this.

Click here to download Citation Criteria.





PRESIDENTIAL CITATION FOR ROTARACT CLUBS

Rotaract club works hard to make the world a better place. Help members feel proud of their accomplishments by earning a Presidential Citation for their club. All activities must be completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

Since Rotary will verify the club's accomplishment using information the club enters in My Rotary, there are no forms or reports to submit. Please note that Rotary is unable to extend the due date for make exceptions to the online reporting requirement.

Rotaract club presidents, district Rotaract representatives, Rotaract club sponsors, district Rotaract chairs, and regional leaders are encouraged to track their Rotaract clubs' progress toward achieving the Presidential Citation in Club view for Rotaract club presidents, Club view for sponsor Rotary club leaders, and District view for district and regional leaders.

Click here to download the Citation Criteria.





GOVERNOR'S CITATION

The District Governor's Citation for 2016-17 recognizes and honors outstanding clubs within the district who not only receive a 2016-17 Presidential Citation, but also specifically address the 2016-17 District Priorities. The Citation covers the activities of the club from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. The final date for submitting the completed form is June 30, 2017.

PLEASE NOTE: Rotary International requires all Clubs to enter all their goals, and activities (including their sponsored Interact/Rotaract Clubs) in MYRotary under the section Manage and in Club Central.

Click here to download the application.





ROTARY CLUB SERVICE AWARDS' INFORMATION

Awards will be given in the categories of Club Service, Community Service, International Service, Vocational Service, New Generations (Youth Service), and Public Image. Please be sure to briefly describe the activity and total your points at the end of the form.

Club Service Award Application 2016-17
Community Service Award Application 2016-17
International Service Award Application 2016-17
Vocational Service Award Application 2016-17
New Generations (Youth Service) Award Application 2016-17
Service Award- Rotary Club Public Image Award Application 2016-17

Applications must be sent on the appropriate forms. Applications will be accepted via Email only. Please write Award Submission in the subject line of the Email. The awards committee reserves the right to not give an award in any category if all criteria have not been met. Club award applications must be received by the Awards Co-Chairs no later than May 15, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

Submit via Email only to:
Dave & Pat Borowski, Awards Co-Chairs
paborowski@cox.net

The awards committee reserves the right to not give an award in any category if all criteria have not been met. All awards will be presented at the District Installation and Awards Banquet on June 17, 2017.

Click below to download the applications.

Club Service Award Application 2016-17
Community Service Award Application 2016-17
International Service Award Application 2016-17
Vocational Service Award Application 2016-17
New Generations (Youth Service) Award Application 2016-17
Service Award- Rotary Club Public Image Award Application 2016-17 (doc)





INFORMATION FOR CLUB EXCELLENCE AWARDS AND SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE CLUBS OF THE YEAR

Club Excellence Awards--These awards recognize overall activities of the club during the year, focusing on clubs, which maximize both available finances and manpower. There will be three exemplary awards, three exceptional and three meritorious awards given to the clubs, for nine awards. These awards will be given without regard to club size. Do not list your board meetings and regular club meetings, just your special projects. Applications should be limited to eight (8) pages.

Small, Medium and Large Club of the Year Award--These awards will be chosen by the awards committee from the clubs who have submitted for the Club Excellence Awards. Small club award will be chosen from those with fewer than 30 members; medium club membership is 30 - 49 members and large clubs are those with 50 members or more, for a total of three awards. No additional application is necessary.

Application form for the Club Excellence award can be found below. Applications must be sent on the appropriate forms and will only be accepted via Email. Please write Award Submission in the subject line. The Awards Co-Chairs must receive all club award applications no later than May 15, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.

Submit via Email only to:
Dave & Pat Borowski, Awards Co-Chairs
paborowski@cox.net

The awards committee reserves the right to not give an award in any category if all criteria have not been met. All awards will be presented at the District Installation and Awards Banquet on June 17, 2017.

Click here to download the Club Excellence Application.





ZONE 33 - PUBLIC IMAGE CITATION AWARD CRITERIA 2016-2017

The deadline for submitting the form, via Email, is July 15, 2017 and is to be Emailed to:

PDG Brenda Regges Shaw
brendashawrotary@gmail.com

Click here to download the Citation Criteria and Form