District 5450 Conference

Evergreen Club Makes Big Splash at District Conference

The Rotary Club of Evergreen made its presence known loud and clear at the annual District 5450 Conference, April 29-30, at Cheyenne Mountain Inn at Colorado Springs.  The Evergreen Club, known for “bringing the party” to the conference each year, won five awards and received two honorable mentions.  Club President, Linda Lovin, summed it up after the presentations in stating, “I'm so proud to report that our club was recognized for several awards and honorable mentions today at the District Conference.  Congratulations to our club!  It's been a fantastic year!”
 
For a summary of the awards, click "Read more..." below.  You can also see photos of the award presentations by clicking on the photo album link.
Gretchen Berggren receives the 4-Way Test
Award from District Governor, Bill Downes
 
Ed Bemis Award:  Rotary Club of Evergreen
This award celebrated the club with the best club communications, including newsletter, social media and blog/project-related websites.  Our Public Relations Committee:  Holly Brekke, Al Steger, Tim Grace, Larry Caine, Jim Kreider, Mendhi Audlin.
 
Gary Fletcher Web Site Award:  Rotary Club of Evergreen
This award celebrates a quality and effective website that significantly improves the impact of Rotary on the World Wide Web.  Congratulations to webmaster Al Steger!
 
Public Relations Award:  Rotary Club of Evergreen
District Governor Downes mentioned several of the activities of our club as featured in community publications.  Thanks to our Public Relations Committee chaired by Holly Brekke.
 
Four Way Test Award:  Dr. Gretchen Berggren
Gretchen and her husband David were present.  It was a thrill to see Gretchen's recognition for outstanding exemplification of the principles of the Four Way Test!
 
Governor's Discretionary Award:  Assistant District Governor Curt Harris
Curt was one of three people recognized for his work in the District. We know how lucky we are to have him in our club!
 
Paul Harris Award of Excellence:  Rotary Club of Evergreen (honorable mention)
This award is given to the club that best meets the goals of current Rotary International President and District Governor.
 
Highest Club Growth Award:  Rotary Club of Evergreen (honorable mention)
Rotary Club of Evergreen had the highest year-on-year growth in the District.