The Rockaway Rotary Club recently held their annual Paul Harris Awards and installation ceremony at Kennedy's in Breezy Point. Several Rotarians received various awards for their work in the Rockaway community, including Outgoing Rotary president Barbara J. Morris, who received a "Madame President" plaque for her leadership. Pictured are Mark Dana and Morris at the awards ceremony, where Dana received the Rotarian of the Year Award.
|Past District Governor Al Abney (second from left) after swearing in new President Nancy Hanson from Roxbury Mills. Also pictured are new Board Members Bill Harrison, Paul Garcia, Dr. Dan Mirkin and Rabbi Melvyn May. From left: Dr. Jim Kiernan (rear), John Howley Esq., Morris, Jerry Perich, owner of the New Irish Circle, and John Kimball (rear). Perich was one of the recipients of the Paul Harris Award. Rotarian Sanford Bernstein of the Wave presents Lenny Kohn of Rockaway Graphics with a Paul Harris Award as fellow Paul Harris honorees look on. Lou Ann Mannino of Ridgewood Bank, an honorary member of the Rockaway Rotary Club, also received a Paul Harris Award. Morris and Kimball surprised Patrick Russell (middle) and presented him with a Paul Harris Award. Rabbi May and Hanson present outgoing president Morris with a plaque in appreciation for her leadership at the Rotary. |