From 2012 and on, this award will be given for both Zone 24 and 32. It will be initially fashioned on the Zone 24 model with members of the committee from Both Zones making the decisions from Applications received from clubs and districts from both Zones. Members from Zone 24 will decide on Applications form Zone 24 and members from Zone 32 will decide on Zone 32 Applications.
District 7070 in southern Ontario, home District to Bob Scott, has created the Bob Scott Disease Prevention Award to be presented to an individual or organization that is making a difference in the fight against disease. The first recipient of the award is Bill Gates, who was on hand to receive it late last month.
Rotary District 7070 named the award to honor Dr. Bob Scott, past PolioPlus Chair and past RI vice president, for his work as Rotary’s global ambassador in support of Rotary’s fight to end polio. During his eight years as RI PolioPlus Chair, Bob and his wife Ann traveled thousands of miles around the globe. He is credited with having raised millions of dollars from world leaders in the fight to end polio.