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Congratulations Amy! Thank you for your donation to the Rotary International Foundation. Your contribution helps those in our backyard and around the world!
Amy Hendricks accepts her Paul Harris Certificate and pin from Tom Eble, President of the West Shore Rotary Club
John Babel, Jr. (July 25, 1937 - April 4, 2016)
John Babel's has been a member of our club since October 1979. He was our Foundation Chair, a member of our board form many years and a Paul Harris Fellow. He was always ready to lend a helping hand where needed and had a great laugh that was all his own. When you heard it, you knew he was there! He was the retired superintendent of Fairview Park Schools, long time resident of Fairview Park and Adjunct Professor at Cleveland State University.
He was a true Rotarian in word and deed, and will be missed by all who knew him.
It was an honor to be called his friend and fellow club member.
God speed John! God speed!
Kathy Wilhelmy presented with her Paul Harris Certificate
Kathy Wilhelmy has become the latest Paul Harris Fellow.
Thank you for your generosity and support of the Rotary Foundation.
Tom Eble, West Shore Rotary President, presented the certificate at our meeting.
Two New Paul Harris Fellows
Ralph Gerke and Gio DiLalla
were presented with their Paul Harris Certificates
at our regular meeting.
Congratulations on joining the Paul Harris Fellowship and supporting the Rotary Foundation with your contribution.
Eric Wagner, is a new a Paul Harris Fellow
Eric Wagner, former president of our club, has become a Paul Harris Fellow.
The fifth member to become one this Rotary year. We are encouraging each of
our club members become Paul Harris Fellows.
Pictured is Eric with current president, Tom Eble, receiving the certificate.
Sarah Marie Klingler passed away Friday, January 29th at the age of 90.
Sarah Marie was a member of our club since 1998.
She was an avid skier and tennis player well into her 80's.
She also loved to play the piano and always spoke her mind.
She will be missed by all who knew her.
Play on Sarah, play on!
Presentation of Three Paul Harris Fellows
Mike Aerni, Luisa Heimburger and Angelo Russo were presented with a Paul Harris Fellow Award by Tom Eble (West Shore President)
The Paul Harris Fellow, named after Rotary's founding member, Paul Harris, is a distinguished award in recognition of a donation of $1000 to the Rotary International Foundation. The Foundation is the charitable arm of Rotary and is leading the fight to eradicate Polio from the earth.
Rotarians are taking action to enhance health, empower youth, promote peace and improve their communities, through the Rotary Foundation.
Thank you Mike, Luisa and Angelo!
Sponsorship Award Recipient Huston Nagy
Youth Challenge Sponsorship presented to
Huston Nagy and his parents at our meeting on June 9th.
Huston is visually impaired.
He read his thank you speech on a sheet of paper using braille.
He loves playing sports with Youth Challenge.
Our sponsorship has given him the opportunity to just be a kid.
Posted by Luisa Heimburger
West Shore Rotary Service Project
We had a great time on
May 2nd, 2015 washing the Youth Challenge Vans inside and out at their facility in Westlake.
Picnic and cookout at noon for all was delightful. We met some great kids and volunteers!
Posted by Luisa Heimburger
on Apr 21, 2015
The West Shore Rotary Club hosts
Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs, Cleveland Indians
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