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Also on hand were Loudoun Co Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Jose Salazar, District Rotary Foundation Chair Chuck Davidson and about 30 guests and prospective members. Chuck Davidson presented Shawn Mitchell, John Casamiquela, Chris Little, Lynde Scheffer, and Todd Meloy with their Paul Harris pins. And Finally, Past President Shawn Mitchell presented Adam Benware with the September Rotarian of the Month award for his great contributions to the club!
We learned last Thursday from guest speaker Rev. Mary Kay Brown that St. David's Episcopal Church is collecting items to be shipped to Liberia in the effort to fight the spread of the Ebola virus. The "Liberia Wish List" of needed items is available to view and purchase at the attached Amazon.com link. Please take a moment to consider donating and thank you to member Adam Benware for creating the list on Amazon.com!
Ashburn Rotarians & Friends of Rotary took some time on Saturday September 20th to provide help for a Purcellville resident in need. The team completed some yard work, painting and general clean-up. It was a beautiful Saturday and we're looking forward to more opportunities to serve.
Pictured (l to r) Jeff Perry, Dominick Carducci, Linda Carducci, Adam Benware, and Jonathan Peters (picture by Doug Corbett).
President Doug Corbett awarded the August Rotarian of the Month to Lisa Svendsen on September 18th. The award is presented to a club member in recognition of their contributions to the Rotary Club of Ashburn and in appreciation of their hard work and dedication to the club. Lisa was recognized for her role in the successful Ronald McDonald House dinner service project on August 4th. Lisa planned the dinner and worked with other project members once they were on site to prepare meals. Her enthusiasm and desire to serve set the tone for the evening!
President Doug Corbett awarded Ashburn Rotary's first "Rotarian of the Month" award on September 4th. The awarded is presented to a club member in recognition of their contributions to the Rotary Club of Ashburn and in appreciation of their hard work and dedication to the club. Our first award winner, Linda Carducci, was July's Rotarian of the Month and the first award recipient. Linda was recognized for all of her hard work both at the board level and behind the scenes preparing for the 2014 - 2015 Rotary year.
Pictured below are Linda Carducci and Doug Corbett