President’s Trophy – ROOKIE OF THE YEAR – Donated by Rick Libbey, President 1979-80, this award is given to a deserving new member upon completion of their first full year as a club member. This recipient has been actively engaged from the time of initiation both in the club and community. When not at the Club engaged in funeral, catering or other club projects she can be found serving at FVM.
The Rookie of the Year trophy is presented to Civitan Carole Welk.
President -Elect’s Trophy – OUTSTANDING PROJECT AWARD – Donated by Civitan Paul Cooney, this award is presented annually to the Civitan(s), judged by the Awards Committee, to have organized the most outstanding project during the past year. The criteria may include: amount of organization required, number of workers involved, amount of net proceeds, number of people attending, community involvement, or number of other organizations involved.
The Outstanding Project Award is presented to Civitan Martha Colton for The Eric Pottle Tribute. It ran Sept 15, 2017, too late to be included in the Awards considerations last year – funds raised – $5893 – in fact were part of the 2017-18 budget. Members enjoyed this project – the inclusion of fiddlers and step-dancers.
Membership Award – donated by Civitan Peter Guthrie, this award is presented annually to the Club member who sponsors the most, new members in the year. This recipient sponsored 3 and as kept them pretty busy.
The Membership Award is presented to Civitan Alice Puddington.
Fellowship Award – Donated by former Civitan Rick Eppich, this award is presented annually to the Civitan who best exemplifies good fellowship, ie is the most outgoing, most helpful, most friendly towards his or her fellow members. A vote of the Club membership at the General Membership Meeting in August of each year decides who most deserves this award.
The Fellowship Award is presented to Civitan Julie Rice. Juniors – energy,
The Art Toshack Memorial Award – This award is presented in memory of Civitan Art Toshack to the Civitan judged to have organized the most outstanding public service project during the past year.
The Art Toshack Memorial Award is presented to Civitan Dolly Toshack for organizing the Fairview Manor Christmas Parties for over 30 years along with her faithful team who donate goodies to the cause.
The Lloyd Connolly Memorial Award – presented annually to a member(s) of the Civitan Club who has chaired an event or project worth of distinction. The recipient will have demonstrated, to a high level, the principals of the Civitan Creed highlighting fellowship and service of Civitan. This year’s recipients heard the “cry of children” raising over $4100 in the Wine & Dine Fundraiser for a child living with cancer. The project took them beyond the initial event into the homes of the two winners of a silent auction wine tasting evening.
The Lloyd Connolly Memorial Award is presented to Civitans Doug and Julie Rice and Kevin Puddington.
Golden Fine Award – This award is presented to the member deemed to have paid the most fines during the past year. This year’s recipient was doing very well throughout the year until her guest, brother Governor-Elect Ken helped her out at her last general meeting with 18 fines!!
The Golden Fine Award is presented to Marsha Guthrie.
Civitan of the Year – awarded annually to the member providing outstanding service to the Club during the past year. The members must have held an executive position within the club during the past 3 years. The member must have actively participated in at least 3 club projects in the year of the award. The member must have always demonstrated the ideals of Civitan, practicing service, fellowship and knowledge, as judged by the Awards Committee.
There were no nominations for this award this year.
Club Honour Key – awarded for outstanding service to the Club. Mandatory requirements include being a holder of the Civitan of the Year Award. Among other requirements, the recipient must have held an executive position within the club for 3 years, must have chaired at least one Club project judged by the Awards Committee as a significant project and chaired or actively participated in at least 3 projects in the last Civitan year, demonstrated the ideals of Civitan, practicing service, fellowship and knowledge.
Read the nomination letter: The Club Honor Key is presented to Civitan Mike Keffer. (Mrs. Doubtfire)
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Barb Taylor or her many capable years representing us on the Liaison Committee. She has been the Chair of Liaison for many years.
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Ron Manson for taking care of the flower beds around the Hall.
Certificate of appreciation to Civitans Ken and Fran Rodger for unending set ups/take downs, garbage, cleaning, late nights, early mornings, catering, funerals, always willing – still time to go out on a date
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Joann Boissoneault for her Raffle Baskets – Craft Sale – did some for the Mother’s Day Breakfast and Tim Barr for Bookings a year ago, techy help, printing when Bob couldn’t.
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Wayne Hand for his work with Camp Quality over many years and the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament in District.
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Larry Woermke and Pattie for the multitude of BBQing this year.
Certificate of appreciation to Civitan Don Coldwell for his work with the Medical Loan Program.
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Civitans are dedicated to improving their communities through community service. On the international level, Civitan focuses on helping people with developmental disabilities. Civitan funds the Civitan International Research Center, a research and treatment facility for developmental disabilities and special needs.