By: Tom Farris—
Muncie Rotary Club Receives Top Awards At District 6560 2015 Mid-Year Conference
The Flagship Enterprise Center in Anderson, IN served as the location for the recent 2015 Mid-Year Conference for Rotary International District 6560. District Governor Make Blade gaveled the conference to order and presented opening remarks to the many gathered to learn about the goals, leadership and achievements of Central Indiana’s 45+ District 6560 Rotary Clubs. Conference breakout sessions covered topics such as the Rotary International Foundation, District and Club Data Base Operation, a Club President’s Forum and a session on Increasing Club Membership and Engagement. Following lunch, Immediate Past District Governor Tom Branum, Jr. presented awards to clubs that excelled in a number of areas including philanthropy, community involvement, membership, goal achievement and other criteria that advance Rotary’s local, district and global strategic priorities.
Among the most prestigious of the awards were The Presidential Citation – presented to the Muncie Rotary Club; The District Governor’s Citation – awarded to the Muncie Rotary Club; District 6560 Rotary Club of the Year – presented to the Muncie Rotary Club; and District 6560 Rotarian of the Year – awarded to Dale Basham, Immediate Past President of the Muncie Rotary Club – 2014-2015.
Established in 1917, the Muncie Rotary Club is a catalyst for community leadership, professional development, friendships, service and international understanding.
Tom Farris is Past President of the Muncie Rotary Club – 2007-2008