Vocational Service calls every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. The Grapevine Rotary Club committee members recognize individuals for their service in the areas of police, fire and education. Each year since 2011, the Ken Diehm “Service Above Self” Award has been given in memory of Rotarian Dr. Ken Diehm. Spirit Awards are given to recommended Grapevine Middle School students each quarter, and this committee also works with the Rotary Inter- Country Teacher Exchange Program. The Grapevine Rotary Club has hosted several teachers from various countries and has also sent local teachers to other countries.

For more information, contact Kevin Mitchell.

Ken Diehm 'Service Above Self' Award

Ken Diehm 'Service Above Self' AwardHistory: Ken Diehm was a pillar in the Grapevine community and an example to all, he demonstrated the Rotary Motto of "Service Above Self" in everything he did. After his passing in 2011, the Grapevine Rotary Club decided to honor his legacy each year by awarding a local community member with an award in his name and attitude of service.
Applications for the 2017 recipient are being accepted now. If you would like to nominate a community member for the 2017 Ken Diehm 'Service Above Self' Award, please download the following application, complete it, and submit it to Duff O'Dell (email provided on the application) for consideration.


Vocational Service Awards