The Rotary Club of Ascot received two awards over the last week.

Award 1 -  President Hugh attended the Starick breakfast last Thursday; he received, on behalf of the Club, the Spirit of Starick Award and a banner signifying “The Greater Good Award” for the contribution we have made to Starick. Over two years our Club has contributed $60,000 for a very worthy cause. We have provided two support vehicles and contributed to the “Safe at Home Program”.

Award 2 -

Assistant Governor Rick Sneeuwjagt was welcomed to the meeting and made a presentation to

Ascot from Eric Schmelling, the Chief Philanthropy Officer of Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

The Club received a banner in recognition of the members’ generous support of the Annual Fund.


Rotary Club of Ascot, distinguished from more than 35,000 Rotary Clubs as being the following:


·         One of only 1,550 clubs to achieve Top three highest in Per Capita Annual in giving, in our district. (placed second this year)


·         Ascot is one of only 3,400 clubs worldwide to attain the status of an, Every Rotarian, Every Year Club.


·         One of only 4,000 clubs worldwide to become a 100% Foundation Giving Club.


On behalf of Rotary International and District 9465, Rick congratulated and thanked Ascot for their support of the Rotary Foundation.